Monthly Archives: September 2015

More Vintage Tool Favorites

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If you work with wood at any level, you know and appreciate the versatility of the hand-held router.  The photo is another hand-held router and you’ll note there is no power cord – it’s from the era when hand made really meant hand made. This a Stanley 71-1/2, Type 3, Router Plane manufactured between 1906 and 1910.  This vintage router plane… Read more »

That can’t be right, I measured twice …

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Many of our customers are are doing woodworking projects of their own ranging from beginner projects to very skilled projects. We get many email messages asking for advice, how to do something and so on. Last week I received one such email from a highly frustrated beginning woodworker regarding measurements. Pieces were too short by an eighth inch. He measured… Read more »