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Set of Irwin Auger Bits
This is an excellent set of 14 Irwin auger bits all in excellent condition. The bits all have good lead screws and cutters. The bits have medium lead screws, perfect for general-purpose boring tasks in all sorts of wood. The set contains bits in sizes 4-16. There are two size 9 bits for some reason. All of the bits match and have always been together. An excellent working set of auger bits. $40

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Disston No. 4 14in. Sash/Tenon Saw.
This saw is virtually unused with a full-depth plate a full 3 1/2in deep under the steel spine. This saw was made in Disston's Toronto factory and probably dates from the 1930s to early 40s. The saw screws are brass, the handle beech. The plate is dead straight and fairly sharp. The etch is bold and clear. The handle has almost perfect finish. The plate is quite thin, measuring just over .026 in. An excellent user backsaw. $35

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Roy Underhill's The Woodwright's Shop.
Roy's first book in which he starts with an axe and a tree and proceeds to make all sorts of interesting work including a shave horse, dough bowl, a chair, and hay rake. He also touches on basic blacksmithing. An excellent book, my favorite of all the Woodwright's series. Unopened in its original plastic wrap. $12

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North Brothers No. 30A Yankee Spiral-Ratchet Screwdriver IOB.
This tool is in near mint condition in its original green box. This is an early tool, made before the 1946 Stanley acquisition. The tool itself is in nearly mint condition with perfect nickel plating, smooth ratchet action, and almost 100% red paint on the handle. There is a tiny area of paint loss from where the tool rolled around slightly in its box. It comes with its three original bits (which have a bit of surface rust) in their original envelope. The original instructions are also included. A good, usable spiral ratchet screwdriver in nearly mint condition. $35

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Set of Irwin Auger Bits IOB with Tool Roll.
This set of 13 bits is in excellent condition. They have seen some use and still have lots of life left. They all have good lead screws and cutters. The bits are matched and have always been together. The bits are held in their origiona "Borkit" tool roll which is housed in its original box. The roll is in excellent condition, the box is fair, but has good corners and legible labels. An excellent working set. $60

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Stanley No. 271 Small Router Mint IOB.
This small router is extremely handy for small work. It works especially well for clearing the bottoms of small grooves and dados. This example is in mint condition in its original box with its original instructions. $40

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Crisp Radiused Rabbet Plane.
A scarce plane capable of tramming and cutting rabbets on the inside of a curve. It has a boat-shaped body, slightly smaller than normal molding planes. Likely a coachmaker's plane, this example has seen no use at all. The 1 1/4in. blade is full-length and sharp. The body shows no hammer marks. There are owner's marks at heel and toe, but no maker's mark. The blade is pitched higher than usual. An exceptionally clean plane in an interesting configuration. $32

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Starrett Small 4in. Combination Square.
The smallest model Starrett made, this is a useful size to have at the workbench. It is useful for checking all sorts of edges for square, mortise depth, quick marking mortise walls, and many, many other things. This one is in very good condition with a clear rule, and about 95% of the original black paint remaining on the head. It moves smoothly and locks down tight. A perfect user. $40

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Nurse and Co. Toothing Plane.
An excellent toothing plane, one of the better examples I've found. The plane has the bold Nurse "Invicta" logo and the "MASTER" stamp. The body is made from dense, heavy beech and is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks and a clean sole with no scratches or dings. The blade is made by Hildick- it is in fantastic condition with no rust or pitting at all, two inches of "tooth" left, and it's sharp. It would be very hard to find a better toothing plane to put to use in your shop. Toothing planes are useful for preping surfaces before applying veneer, but also for levelling any sort of figured or difficult grain that doesn't respond well to traditional bench planes. $50

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Near Mint Tyzak 3/4in Skew Rabbet Plane.
The toe of this plane is stamped "S. Tyzak and Son 341-354 Old Street." It is a 3/4in skew rabbet, a highly desirable and scarce size rabbet. This size is perfect to aid in building complex moldings with hollows and round, as well as general rabbeting work and tweaking all sorts of joints. The plane is crisp and near mint with sharp corners, a full length, sharp blade, and absolutely no twist or warp to the body. It just needs a honing to put it to work. An excellent user in a very desirable size. $40

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Massive 1/2in Lock Mortise Chisel by I&H Sorby.
This is one big hunk of steel and iron by this Sheffield edge tool maker. The chisel is clean with no pitting towards the business end. It is sharp with no cracks along the curved blade. The Sorby mark is bold. The handle is simple, but provides plenty of area to grip. These chisels are used to clean up the bottom of blind mortises, the bend int he blade making it much easier to run the bevel parallel to the bottom of the mortise. It is a very useful tool for larger mortises. This one is in excellent working order. $42

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Interesting book on Japanese Ink Wells and Snaplines (SumiTsubo).
aFilled with photos of beautiful vintage Japanese ink lines. Text is in Japanese. ISBN4-924725-18-8 . Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $15

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Matched Pair of Small Side Bead Molding Planes.
These planes were made by Kirk and Astling in Nottingham. They both have the same owner's and maker's marks on them. The smaller plane cuts a 1/8in side bead, the larger a 3/16in. side bead. Both planes have fully boxed soles. The boxing is in perfect condition and shows little wear. Both planes have irons bedded at York pitch. The irons are both in good shape and will require little work to get them running. An excellent matched pair in useful smal sizes. $70

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Mint, Unused Witherby 1 3/4in. Butt Chisel.
This chisel is absolutely unused with no evidence that it was ever honed or struck with a mallet. The blade is crisp and shiny without a speck of rust. The original handle still has its original finish and has no marks anywhere on it. It's sharp and ready to use or add to your collection. $40

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Winchester 3/8in Socket Chisel.
This chisel is in excellent condition with a clear Winchester mark. The blade is in great shape with no pitting. It's a long paring chisel measuring almost 12in. overall. A scarce Winchester tool in great shape. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $25

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Millers Falls No 34 1915 Full-Line Catalog Reprint.
This is the reference for Millers falls tools/fs, printed in the hey day of this MA company. This catalog includes the full line of MF boring tools/fs, as well as saws, treadle machinery, spokeshaves, Langdon mitre boxes, and other assorted tools/fs. 182 pages. Excellent condition $14

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B.F. Berry 1/8in. Side Bead Molding Plane.
Benjamin Berry worked in Watertown, NY ca. 1840. His mark rates (**) for rarity in AWP-IV. This plane is in very good condition. There is a bold owner's mark on the non-escapement side. It looks like the former owner spent more time making his mark than using the plane. There are virtually no signs of use- the body is crisp and clean. The boxing is perfect- straight with no breaks. The blade is exceptionally long and clean. An excellent user plane in a nice small size $32

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Steve Knight Cocobolo Smooth Plane.
Steve Knight made innovative, high-performance wooden planes from ca. 2011-2008. His planes were different from almost everything on the market. They are based on the Krenov design but with a couple of interesting changes. First, he used an angled adjustable mouth block that could be lowered and levelled-off as the sole wears in order to keep the mouth insanely tight. He also added adjustable set screws to the sides of the plane through the plane's cheeks to help keep the blade aligned. His planes were laminated and used crazy thick, hard irons. This plane is made from cocobolo with incredible color and depth, and a nice softwood streak through the right side.The blade is a solid 2in wide, 1/4in thick slab of O-1 tool steel. It is incredibly hard and holds an edge well. The plane was made in 2005 (as stamped on the heel) and must have sat idle for the past six years as there was some light rust on the iron's back- see the ninth photo. After shooting those photos I took the plane out to my shop, polished the iron back, honed the bevel, and gave it a try. The plane worked very well on some cherry, leaving a glass-smooth surface. The combination of the ultra-tight mouth, the massive blade, and the fact that it's bedded at 55 degrees make it a great choice for tackling tricky hardwoods. When I found it, it looked like the plane had seen absolutely no use at all. I've put a few mallet marks in the heel as I've played around with it this evening. It's ready to be used and appreciated for many years. $180

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Stanley No. 917 6in. Ratchet Brace.
A scarce small 6in. size brace by Stanley. This one was likely made before WWI based on the four patent dates on the ratchet, the latest of which is 1906. The jaws hold well and can be adjusted easily. The ratchet works perfectly in both directions. The rosewood handle and pad spin freely and have a nice dark color. Small braces like this are indispensable for use with small bits, screwdrivers, countersinks, etc. A great user. $45

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Stanley No. 122 Liberty Bell Transitional Plane.
This plane is in exceptional condition- nearlt mint with perfect japanning, all of its original finish on the beech body, and shiny nickel on the cap iron screw. The original blade is in excellent condition and full length. An excellent example of this plane. $30

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Millers Falls No. 1 Circular Spoke Shave.
The Millers Falls cigar shave is the best shave to use in tight curves- it can fit into concave areas better than any other metallic shave. It can be a bit tricky to get the hang of, but once you do you'll love it. I prefer mine over a rasp any time- the shave leaves a perfect surface behind. This example is in excellent condition- the rosewood handles are perfect with nice grain. The body has a clear mark and nearly perfect nickel plating. The red paint in the throat is maybe 80%. The blade is sharp and has been ground and honed properly. The one problem I've had with these shaves is if while grinding or honing you put even a slight back-bevel on the blade, it won't cut at all. Be careful when sharpening it and it will serve you well. This example was made in Millers Falls, MA prior to the 1931 move to Greenfield. An excellent user, one of the best I've found. $65

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Mint Condition Irwin No. 21 Small Expansive Bit.
This is the smaller version of the Irwin expansive bit, capable of boring holes anywhere from 5/8in to 1 3/4in. It uses a dial to select the hole size and a set screw to lock it in place. both the small and large cutter are included. The bit is in mint condition in its original package. A useful tool for boring odd-size holes. $18

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10in. AMT Gent's Saw.
A good, usable saw with a straight blade and sharp teeth. The blade is straight. It will be a good fine finish saw. $12

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ck Brothers 1890 Full-Line Catalog Reprint.
This is the Astragal reprint of the original Ken Roberts book. The catalog includes Buck's full line of chisels, gouges, carving sets, drawknives, plane irons, etc. An excellent reference. $8

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National Saw Company 1895 Catalog Reprint.
An incredible resource for handsaw aficionados. This catalog is a accumulation of four of the largest American sawmakers' catalogs, all of whom were acquired and integrated into the National Saw Company. This includes: Richardson Brothers of Newark, NJ, Harvey W. Peace of Brooklyn, NY, Wheeler, Madden, and Clemsen of Middletown, NY, and Woodroughh and McParlin of Cincinnati, OH. The catalog is over 200 pages. It is in excellent condition. $15

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James Swan 1911 Catalog Reprint.
This is the 1911 Swan catalog featuring their full line of chisels, gouges, bits, boring machines, and lots of other tools/fs. $12

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Disston No. 68 10in. Gent's Saw.
The blade is 10in. long, 1 1/2in deep, with a clear etch. It is sharp and straight with a tight handle. Ready to work. $14

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Huge Jennings and Griffin 1in. Framing Chisel.
Jennings and Griffin was one mark used by the C.E. Jennings Company. Jennings bought up many of the early CT River Valley edge tool makers and integrated/consolidated their works into the Jennings factory in Yalesville, CT. They made high-quality edge tools/fs, boring tools/fs, as well as saws and other tools/fs. his massive chisel measures 17 inches overall, with a 8in. usable blade. The blade is extremely thick, tapering from 1/4in. thick at the bevel to over 1/2in. thick towards the socket. The handle looks like ash or hickory and is in excellent condition. The back of the blade has spots of light pitting, but the first inch or so has been flattened and polished. The bevel is sharp but has a small nick that will need to be ground out. Otherwise the chisel is in great shape and will provide many decades of service. Well-suited for rough jobs. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $25

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Stanley No. 901 10in Ratchet Brace.
A great all-purpose brace, in excellent working order. The frame retains about 95% nickel plating. The rosewood pad and handle are in excellent handle, having very nice grain and rotating freely. The ball bearing head spins like a top. The fully-enclosed chuck is set by twisting a knurled collar. It works in both directions. The jaws close tightly and align perfectly. A great user and a good-looking brace. $32

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Millers Falls Rosewood Hollow Tool Handle.
This is a high quality handle measuring 6in. overall. It has a two jaw chuck that is tightened by twisting the knurled sleeve. The rosewood is in excellent condition and has nice grain. There are eight bits included, two chisels, a gouge, three screwdriver bits in various sizes, a brad awl, and a small reamer. $20

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Classic European Horned scrub Plane.
This is a great example of the classic scrub plane form. The plane doesn't have any makers' marks on it, but the cap iron is stamped with an elaborate logo that I cant' quite make out- it looks like German or Austrian. It does describe the fact that the maker won gold medals in the Stockholm and Paris exhibitions of 1897 and 1900. The plane itself is well-used but in excellent condition considering. Someone used it enough to reduce the original highly-cambered 1 3/4in iron to almost nothing. I'm including a replacement 1 3/4in tapered iron with almost 2in of life left and a good, clean back. It should provide many many decades of use. The plane body is in bvery good condition with some light signs of use. The horn is tight and highly sculpted to fit the left hand of the user. The plane's sole is cambered to match the blade. A great wooden scrub plane to put to use. $42

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Stanley No. 40 1/2in. Everlast Chisel- Mint and Unused.
hese heavy-duty wod chisels were the successors to the famous wood-handle Stanley Everlast chisels. The No. 40s featured 4 1/2in. blades and measured 9 in. overall. The handles were capped with steel for extra protection from mallet and hammer blows. The blades were made of high quality steel and are exceptionally hard. These composite handle chisels have languished, unappreciated by users and collectors for many years. Interest has picked up considerably recently, no doubt due in some part to James Pickering's research into these chisels here: http://jp29.org/wwstanplastichandles.htm This particular chisel is absolutely mint and unused. The blade is shiny, the handle is bright has no dings or scratches. The steel cap shows no hammer marks at all. It's as mint as when it was made about 60 years ago. This chisel is pictured on the left in the photos. $30

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Slipped Side Bead by Greenslade.
This is an excellent usable plane by Greenslade. The plane cuts a 1in. side bead which is useful for larger moldings, architectural, and outside work. The plane is in very good condition showing some use based on the marks on the heel. The blade is pitched higher than normal, about 55 degrees or so. The blade is in very good shape. It will be a good user. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $22

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Stanley No. 40 1in. Everlast Chisel- Mint and Unused.
This chisel is in the same unused condition as the one listed above. It is pictured on the right in the photos. $30

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Early Small Carpenter's Claw Hammer.
A smaller hammer with about a 5oz. head. The claws are swept back horizontal to the handle. It has a plain head with a very clean face. The head is tight to the handle. The handle is nicely waisted and has a good feel. A good small size for driving finish nails and smaller work. $14

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Stanley Carpenter's Hammer.
A good all-purpose carpenter's hammer with backward-facing claws, not a ripping hammer. The head is about 14oz and has a bell head. The face has no damage, the handle is tight to the head. It is very nicely sculpted with a nice waisted shape. An excellent general purpose hammer to have at the workbench. $14

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A.J. Wilkinson and Co. 1867 Catalog Reprint.
Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $8

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PEXTO 8in. Drawknife With Chamfer Guides.
This PEXTO drawknife has a 8in. blade in excellent condition. The blade is long and very sharp with a clean back. The handles are tight. It includes a set of adjustable chamfer guides. The guides act as fences to allow the drawknife to make precise chamfers of a specific width. A great worker. $65

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Eagle Square Co. Shaftsbury, VT "Steel Carpenter's Squares".
Small booklet detailing some of the interesting uses of a steel square. $4

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Massive Toted Wooden Smooth Plane
This plane was made to hold a massive 2 1/2in wide tapered iron, perfect for heavy-duty smoothing. It has a gorgeous razee style closed tote with an extra long horn. The handle is perfect- tight to the body with no cracks or chips at all. It is incredibly comfortable in the hand. The body has some signs of use, one tight check just aft of the strike button, and some damage to the strike button itself. Otherwise, the plane is in great shape. This is an unusual size, one of the largest true smoothing planes made. The iron is marked with the Clover Leaf brand logo. It is 2 1/2in wide, more than 3/16in thick at the business end, and has almost 2in. of life left in it. It is clean and sharp and won't take much more than a honing to put it to use. The plane has a maker's mark at the toe but it's impossible to make out. I can only read "RI" for sure. A great user in a very scarce size $55

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Stanley No. 3 Small Smoother.
This is an early type 6 made between 1888-1892. It's in good to very good condition. The body and sole are very clean. The bed has excellent japanning but it could be a repaint job. If it is, it's a very good job. The low knob is excellent, the rosewood tote is complete but has a well-repaired crack. The mechanical adjusters work perfectly. The blade has about 3/4in. of life remaining and it's clean and sharp. A great user. $30

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Stanley 42X Sawset.
his is the sawset that everyone wants, and for good reason. It's probably the easiest to use and works very well. This example is in excellent condition with nearly perfect japanning, a good strong spring, clean anvil, and all moving parts operating smoothly. $35

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8in. Wing Dividers by Monument.
An excellent working pair of dividers with clean, sharp points and a smooth, precise adjuster. The hinge is tight. Great worker. $16

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Set of Irwin Bits In the Box
This set of bits is in its original box. The bits are all present and original to the set. The bits are all in usable condition with good lead screws and cutters. There is some minor surface on a couple of bits. I'll clean that up before I ship them. The box is in excellent condition with no damage, tight hinges, a clear label, and a good lock. An excellent working set. $65

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Excellent American Toothing Plane by H.L. James, Williamsburgh, MA.
Most toothing planes I find are British, this is one of the few American examples. The plane is in excellent condition showing few signs of use. The 2in blade by the Providence Tool Co. is in remarkable shape with a very fine tooth pattern to it. There is 1 3/4in of tooth left. An excellent user. $50

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Stanley No. 6 Fore/Jointer Plane.
This is a Type 11 made right around WWI. This is the type many users prefer as planes from this era are of very high quality, featuring a combination of all of the latest patents along with the classic low knob and non-embossed lever cap. The plane has three patent dates on the bed and a proper V logo iron. The plane is in very good shape with more than 95% japanning. There is some pitting on the right cheek- see pictures. The mechanical adjusters are perfect. the iron is long and clean. The rosewood knob and tote have no cracks and nice color. There is a tiny chip missing from the top of the tote- the horn is complete. The iron is long, sharp, and clean. An excellent user fore or small jointer plane. $55

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Lufkin No. 751 Two-Foot Four-Fold Boxwood Rule.
A good, usable rule with extra clean scales and good tight hinges. One alignment pin is missing. $22

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Stanley "100 Plus" 16oz. Claw hammer.
A nice Stanley hammer with a clean head, nearly horizontal claw, and a good, tight handle. The handle retains some of is original label. $12

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Lufkin 4in Dividers
Excellent for dovetail layout and many other tasks. Perfect adjusters and sharp points. $12

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Goodell Pratt 4in. Dividers.
Excellent for dovetail layout and many other tasks. Perfect adjusters and sharp points. Made prior to 1931 when GP was acquired by Millers Falls. $12

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Big Stanley No. 8 Jointer Plane.
This is a type 8 made right at the turn of the 20th century between 1899-1902 according to the type study. The plane is in excellent condition with an extra clean body with hardly any discoloration on the cheeks and sole. The bed has almost perfect japanning. The rosewood knob and tote are stunning with no faults at all and nearly perfect finish. The blade is full-length. A great plane to use for long jointing jobs. $90

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Disston No. 4 12in Backsaw.
This saw dates to before WWI and is in very good condition. The plate is 12inches long, a full 3 in deep, and straight. There are 14PPI. The plate is clean with a crisp, perfect etch. The steel spine is stamped with the Disston logo. The apple handle has no chips or cracks, but does have some minor finish loss. An excellent user backsaw in a good general-purpose size. $35

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Exceptionally Flat 5/8in. Ovolo by Osborn, Southampton.
his plane cuts an unusually flat ovolo profile, perfect for an edge treatment on a table top, shelf, etc. The plane is in excellent condition with a clean body, sharp blade, and no faults. The blade is bedded at York pitch and has a very tight mouth. It's an easy plane to use with a wide, deep depth stop and fence. An excellent user. $35

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Nice 1/2in Quarter-Round Molding Plane.
This plane does not have a documented maker's mark on it. The blade is bedded at york pitch and it's sharp. The plane cuts a quarter-round profile with an approximate radius of 1/2in. It's in good, usable shape. $26

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Excellent Plumb 9 oz Cross Pein Hammer.
Clearly marked with the Plumb Anchor Brand and "3/4 lb". The handle is tight and nicely shaped, the head clean and tight. $18

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Nice Hickory Joiner's Mallet.
Excellent condition with a tight head and nicely sculpted handle. I'd estimate the head weighs about 16oz. Excellent user. $18

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Excellent Small Carpenter's Hammer.
A nice small hammer with a swept-back claw running horizontal to the handle. The face is clean, the head tight to the handle. The head is marked, but I can't make out the maker. The handle is exceptional, quite thin and nicely waisted. A beautiful hammer, a great user. $16

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Stanley No. 53 Spokeshave.
This shave is unmarked, but the form is unique to the Stanley 53. It has an adjustable mouth that can be stopped down to help it work difficult wood. The shave is in very good condition with strong springs, about 95% japanning, and an extra-long, sharp blade. The best spokeshave Stanley ever made in my opinion. $25

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Goodell Pratt 10in Brace
Braces made by Goodell Pratt are fairly scarce- GP was acquired by Millers Falls in 1931 and the GP braces were discontinued. GP tools/fs are always of very high quality. This particular brace does not have a model number. It has a fully boxed ratchet that works perfectly, universal jaws that close tight, and good handle and pad. It's a good user in a general-purpose size. $25

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Massive 16in. Carcase/Sash Brass-Back Saw by Melhuish, London.
Melhuish was a hardware concern and tool maker in London from 1828-1928 and beyond. This particular saw was made in the Fetter Lane location sometime between 1928-1903. This saw has a massive 16in plate measuring about 3 1/2in deep below the thick brass spine. It has a considerable heft to it. The plate is about .027 thick. It is straight and currently has 9PPI. There is plenty of depth left in the plate to retooth it to a more tame tooth configuration. The handle is beech. It has a beautiful lamb's tongue loop. There is a small chip out of the top horn- barley noticeable. There is minor pitting on the back side of the saw plate, not a big deal if you sharpen it rip for use as a tenon saw. A big, usable saw. $65

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Pair of Large Side Beads by Routledge, Birmingham.
Richard Routledge took over the business of Henry Thomas in 1876 and continued making planes in Birmingham until 1944. These planes were made during the company's early years and bear the "Routledge Late Thomas" mark at the toe. The planes have always been together. The have the same maker's and owner's mark (H.WARD). The planes cut beads in the 1in and 3/4in sizes, too big for cabinet work, but useful for larger outside or architectural projects. Both planes are in very good condition with good clean blades and perfectly straight boxing. There are the normal toolbox dings and scratches but no major damage. A working pair of planes. $30

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Stanley No. 4c Smooth Plane.
This is a Type 11 made right around WWI. This is the type many users prefer as planes from this era are of very high quality, featuring a combination of all of the latest patents along with the classic low knob and non-embossed lever cap. The plane has three patent dates on the bed and a proper V logo iron. The plane is in very good shape with nearly perfect japanning. It could be a repaint job, but if so it's a really good job. The rosewood knob and tote are perfect with no chips or cracks. The knob is interesting in that it's almost entirely sapwood with a streak of hardwood in it. The mechanical adjusters work perfectly. The blade is in good shape and has over an inch and a quarter left. A good user smooth plane. $40

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Stanley No. 49 Bit Gauge.
A useful tool that clamps to a bit and limits the depth of cut. Extremely useful when boring out a mortise. 100% nickel- near mint condition. $15

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Millers Falls No. 2 Spokeshave.
This is one of the more interesting spokeshave designs out there. The shave has a removable mouth piece that acts as a front sole. It can be inserted any one of four ways, providing four different sole shapes to allow it to work flat, inside, and outside curves. It's a nice design and reportedly works very well. This example is in excellent condition with nearly perfect nickel plating on the body. The rosewood handles are nicely sculpted and have no chips or cracks. The blade is in great shape. It is an elegant, rare spokeshave in outstanding condition. $110

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Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw.
This is a massive 28in. rip saw with a deep plate measuring 2 7/8in deep at the toe. The plate is in very good condition with a nearly perfect etch. There saw is 5PPI, but starts at about 7PPI at the toe and gradually increases. The teeth are all fairly sharp. The plate is straight. There are a few dark patches but no rust or pitting. The apple handle is outstanding- no chips or cracks and nice long horns. This saw was made during Disston's hey day, between 1897-1918. An excellent user rip saw. $70

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Sandusky Tool Co. Toothing Plane.
Sandusky is one of the few American makers to have made a large number of toothing planes. I've found only a few American toothing planes and almost all were sandusky. This one has an excellent beech body with a nice smooth sole and little evidence of use. The blade, also by Sandusky, is 2 1/8in wide and has 2in of tooth left. The toothing pattern is irregular and fairly coarse compared to some. An excellent user. $45

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Stanley 5 1/2 Heavy Jack Plane.
This is a type 14 made between 1929-30 according to the type study. It's a fantastic plane in great shape. The body and sole are very very clean. The japanning is 95% or better. 5 1/2s from this era were still being made with 2 1/4in. irons, frogs, and cap irons. This size is unique to this plane and replacement blades can be hard to find. The blade in this plane is full-length, sharp, and clean. The rosewood knob and tote are pretty much perfect. A great user plane in excellent condition $60

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Stanley No.3 Small Smooth Plane.
This is a post-WWII plane, a type 19 made between 1948-61 according to the type study. The plane is exceptionally clean with a mirror finish on the lever cap and a full-length blade also in excellent condition. The rosewood tote has a very good repaired crack. An excellent small smoother for smaller scale work. $30

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Absolutely Tiny 1/4in. Ovolo by Parry, London.
This is the smallest ovolo I've ever seen, marked 1/4in at the heel. The blade is bedded at York pitch and it's clean and very sharp. The body is exceptional with no chips or cracks and quite clean. A great user in a very unusual size. $40

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Stanley No. 984 Corner Brace.
It's a tool you wont use often, but when you need it you _really_ need it. It's invaluable when boring holes in tight spaces like in a corner or in a confined space. It has a flat on the pad to allow it to sit against a wall. The ratchet allows it to be used with hardly any movement of the handle. This example is in very good condition. The rosewood handle and pad are both excellent with nice grain. The nickel plated frame and ratchet show a bit of dirt or patina. Mechanically it is perfect- both the chuck and ratchet work perfectly and the pad and handle spin freely. An excellent example of this interesting, and useful, tool. $45

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Millers Falls Corner Brace Attachment.
This was made by Millers Falls before 1930 in the Millers Falls, MA location. This tool allows a user to bore a hole at an angle through the use of an ingenious adjustable ball and socket mechanism. The chuck features McCoy's 2/18/1890 patent date. The chuck has nearly perfect japanning. The cast iron body has about 50% japanning. All of the moving pieces work smoothly. Fun to use. $15

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Excellent Matched set of Five Moseley Side Beads.
his set of side beads has seen a lot of use- the planes all show some hammer marks, slight wear to the boxing, and the imprint of the former owners' hands along the handhold. The planes were used carefully and taken care of. It's always nice to find planes that have seen a lot of use and were cared for- this indicates the planes performed well and were appreciated. Finding mint, unused tools/fs is nice, but some tools/fs are unused for a reason. These are clearly good users. All have lots of life left in them. The sizes are: 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 3/8, and 4/8. The 1/8 and 1/4 are slipped. The boxing is all complete and straight. The smallest three are all filly boxed. The blades are all in good shape, some are a little short from use, but have decades of life in them. All of the planes bear the "SS" owner's mark. An excellent working set in a variety of useful sizes. $160

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Big, Curvy 1 3/8in Reverse Ogee By Copeland and Co.
This planemaking company worked in Huntington, MA from ca. 1855-1866. Copeland, along with their Huntington neighbors the Lindseyds, made very high quality planes. This is a beautiful 1 3/8in wide reverse ogee. The plane itself it in great shape with a clean body showin no chips or cracks and a very tight mouth. The blade, on the other hand, needs help. It has serious pitting and will need either a back-bevel established, or a new blade made. It's not too hard a job, and I think it's worth it to bring this great plane back to life. $25

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Millers Falls No 29X Automatic Screwdriver and Drill Set.
This tool is absolutely mint in its original box. The tool works flawlessly, moving smoothly in both direction. The original tube full of five bits- two screwdrivers and three drill points, is included. The box is in excellent condition with a clean label. $35

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Interesting American Horned Smooth Plane by Chapin Stevens.
European style horned smoothers made by American plane makers are very rare. This plane is virtually unused and bears the clear mark of the Connecticut tool company Chapin Stevens Co. The plane has the distinct curved horn, sculpted to fit the left hand of the user. The plane body has no chips or cracks. The Buck Brothers double iron is in exceptional condition. It is 2 1/8in wide, more than 3/16in. thick at the business end. and has more than 2 1/4in of life left. The blade clean and sharp. The mouth is still very tight for a wooden smoother. A rare plane that would be a good user or an addition to a collection. $45

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MINT Witherby 1/8in. Square-Side Socket Chisel.
Absolutely mint and unused with bright, shiny steel and an untouched handle. There is a clear Witherby mark. The best you'll ever see. $40

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Disston D-8 26in. Rip Handsaw.
This Disston saw was made in the company's Toronto factory probably around 1930. The saw is 26 inches long with 5 1/2 rip PPI. The plate is nearly perfect- clean, shiny with a crystal clear etch,. The plate is straight and sharp. The handle has no chips or cracks and all of its original finish. The Disston Canada saws normally aren't much different than their American counterparts but this saw's handle is slightly different. The handle has a much more shapely profile to it, thinning out in the back where the palm rests. It's a nice design. An excellent saw overall. $45

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Stanley No. 79 Side Rabbet Plane.
A good plane for cleaning up the sides of dados and grooves. It is in very good condition with nearly perfect nickel and good blades. $45

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Matched Pair of 3/8in Tongue and Groove Planes by Melhuich, London
These are about as small as T&G planes come- these are designed to center a T&G joint on 3/8 in stock. The planes are in very good condition with clean bodies, no chips or cracks, and good blades. The grooving plane has the nice ogee profile on the step that is an indicator of a high quality plane. An excellent working pair in a scarce size. $50

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Nice little 1 1/2lb Splitting Axe.
This small axe has a mark that I can't make out. Based on others I've seen I believe it's a Collins. It is clearly marked with the 1 1/2 mark. The handle is nicely sculpted and tight to the head. A good user for splitting or rough shaping. $20

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Stanley No,. 919 6in Brace.
An excellent example of this Stanley model- it it mechanically perfect with a smooth chuck in ratchet. The handle and pad spin freely. The frame has about 95% nickel remaining. The rosewood is deep and dark with no chips or cracks. This is a SW model from ca. 1930. It is a perfect brace to use for smaller boring operations or to use with a bitstock tool like a countersink or screwdriver. $45

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Extra-Long Buck Brothers 1 1/4in. Square-Side Firmer Chisel.
This is an extra-long chisel measuring 14in over all and 7in from the bevel to the start of the tang. The handle looks like ash- it is complete and tight. The blade is clean with no pitting and a bold Buck logo. A great user paring chisel. (Top in Photos) $26This item has been sold

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Robert Sorby, Sheffield, 1 1/4in bevel-Edge Paring Chisel. A nice Sorby with a soilid boxwood handle. The chisel measures 12in overall. The blade is dark but has no serious pitting on the back- it will sharpen up easily. The Sorby kangaroo logo is bold and clear. The boxwood handle has a partial decal remaining and a few tight checks. It's going to be a good user for fine paring. (Bottom in Photos) $22This item has been sold


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Stanley No. 20 6in Rosewood and Brass Try and Mitre Square
A good worker with a straight, square blade. The rosewood handle has a brass wear strop. The blade has pitting but the graduations are legible. $10

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R. Carter, Troy 5/8in Coming and Going T&G Plane.
Richard Carter made planes in Troy, NY from ca. 1831-1862. This plane cuts both halves of a tongue and groove joint centered in 5/8in stock. The plane is in very good condition overall with a clean body and good blades. A good user in a useful size. $50

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Stanley No. 7 Jointer Plane.
This is a type 9 made right at the turn of the 20th century from 1902-07 according to the type study. The plane is in good condition overall. The body has a very dark, even patina. It could certainly be cleaned down to bare metal but I think it looks good as-is. The bed has about 50% japanning remaining. The knob has a very tight check but it's stable. the tote has one small chip but no cracks. The blade has about 3/4in of life left and it's incredibly sharp and clean. A good user. $60

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10in. Millers Falls Mohawk 10in. Ratchet Brace.
This brace was part of Millers Falls' "value line" of tools/fs. It has hardwood head and handle rather than rosewood or lignum. The fit and finish is the same as the regular Millers Falls line. This example was made between 1935-1949. it has virtually all of its original finish. The chuck and ratchet work perfectly. The ball bearing head is tight and rotates freely. An excellent user. $22

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Very Early Stanley 4 1/2 Heavy Smoother.
This is a type 5 made between 1885-1888. It features Bailey's first lateral adjuster patent. the plane is in great shape with a very clean body, good japanning, and a fantastic rosewood knob and tote. The knob and tote have no damage, awesome grain patterns, and the distinct early shape. The blade is a later "type 11" era replacement. It is long, sharp and very clean. An early 4 1/2 in excellent user condition. $90

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John Moseley and Son Small, Flat Ovolo Molding Plane.
This plane was made by Moseley in London in the late 1800s. The plane is in excellent condition overall with no damage to the body at all, and few signs of use. It cuts a nice 1/2in wide flat ovolo which is a perfect size for an edge treatment or a molding on the inside of a frame and panel. The blade is exceptionally sharp with a flat, polished back without a speck of pitting. The mouth is very tight. The blade is bedded at York pitch, perfect for hardwoods. A great user molding plane and an easy one to use- perfect for someone just getting started with molders. $35

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Exceptional, Nearly Mint 7/8 Reverse Ogee by Sandusky.
This plane is in near-mint, unused condition. The bod is perfect with no chips or cracks. The blade is perfectly clean and sharp with the original factory grind on it. The profile is gorgeous, a nice reverse ogee, perfect for all sorts of applications, it's a useful size and shape for general furniture type work. An exceptional plane. $65

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Near Mint Ulmia Smoothing Plane.
This plane is in near-mint condition and appears to have never been used. The beech body has an applied hornbeam sole. The blade is massive- 1/8in thick and perfect- never sharpened and in excellent shape. The heel of the plane has a steel strike and a molded hand hold. An excellent user plane, retails for something like $150 new. $70

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Somax no. 250 Sawset.
This is the Somax copy of the popular Eclipse saw set. It's a good sawset capable of setting saws up to 12PPI. It has a good clean anvil, good springs, and most original finish. A good worker. $12

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Stanley No. 945 8in Brace.
This is a smaller size brace good for quickly boring small holes and for driving screws or countersinking. The brace is in excellent conditon with more than 95% nickel and an excellent pad and handle. This is a SW model made ca. 1930. The chuck and ratchet work perfectly. An excellent user. $30

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Buck Bevel-Edge Tang Chisels
All in excellent condition with apple handles showing no chips or cracks and clean blades with no pitting. All will make excellent users.

1/8in. Bevel-Edge Chisel 8 1/2in. long overall. Exceptional handle (Top in Photos) $20This item has been sold
1/4in. Bevel-Edge Chiselong, whippy blade. Measures 12in. overall. (Middle) in Photos) $22This item has been sold
3/8in. Bevel-Edge ChiselGood, clean blade with excellent handle. Very sharp. (Bottom in Photos) $20This item has been sold


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Stepped Set of Five Buck Brothers Tang Chisels..
This is a good working set of five Buck bevel-edge paring chisels in useful small sizes. The sizes included are: 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 3/8, and 1/2in. All five have matching apple handles in the unique Buck profile. All five have bold Buck logos on the blade. The blades are long and very thin, typical of high-end buck chisels. These are paring chisels and should not be struck with a mallet. The blades are all in excellent shape with good bevels and clean backs. The only exception is the 3/8 which has a small patch of pitting at the very edge. It's a thin chisel and it will be easy to lap this out without a lot of labor. An excellent working set. $110

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Buck Brothers Bent Spoon Gouge No. 26.
This was part of Buck's line of London pattern carving tools/fs. It is a bent gouge with a shallow sweep. The gouge measures 11 1/2in. overall with a 3/4in wide sweep. The gouge is in excellent condition with no rust or pitting. It very sharp, just needing a final honing before being put to use. A rare Buck carving profile $28

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Sargent 414 Jack Plane
A high-quality jack plane made by Sargent in New Haven, CT. somewhere between 1942-50 according to Heckel's book on Sargent tools/fs. The plane is in good shape, it isn't the prettiest but it'll be a good worker. The body is very dark, with patina but the sole is clean with just a few dark patches. The bed has 90% or more japanning. There is a hang- hole at the heel, and the rosewood or mahogany tote does have a chip- see the photo for details. Otherwise, the plane is mechanically perfect with a very clean blade. A bargain user. $24

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Buck, London, 10in. Brass Back Dovetail Saw.
A nice small 10in. saw with a 1 1/2in. deep plate. The plate is straight and clean. It will need to be re-toothed but has plenty of depth left. It has a nice thick brass back with a clean Buck mark. It has a thin plate right around 0.024 thick. The handle is beech and in excellent condition- there are the normal dings but no chips or cracks. A good, usable dovetail saw. $50

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Two Matched Pairs of Hollows and Rounds by Josiah King, NY.
All four of these planes have always been together, all four sharing the same owner's and maker's marks. The planes are size 16 (1 1/8 in. radius) and size 20 ( 1 1/2in. radius), good sizes for larger work like mantels, crown and cornice, moldings, etc. The planes are in very good condition. The bodies are clean and show minimal use. The only fault is a couple of gouges in The blades are long and clean and will sharpen up nicely. A good, usable bunch of planes. $70

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Stanley No. 40 1 1/2in. Everlast Chisel- Mint and Unused
These heavy-duty wood chisels were the successors to the famous wood-handle Stanley Everlast chisels. The No. 40s featured 4 1/2in. blades and measured 9 in. overall. The handles were capped with steel for extra protection from mallet and hammer blows. The blades were made of high quality steel and are exceptionally hard. These composite handle chisels have languished, unappreciated by users and collectors for many years. Interest has picked up considerably recently, no doubt due in some part to James Pickering's research into these chisels here: http://jp29.org/wwstanplastichandles.htm This particular chisel is absolutely mint and unused. The blade is shiny, the handle is bright has no dings or scratches. The steel cap shows no hammer marks at all. It's as mint as when it was made about 60 years ago. There is some sort of light protective coating on the blade which shows up in the photos. $32

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Sargent no. 6510 10in Ratchet Brace
An uncommon Sargent tool made in New Haven. CT. The brace is well-made with a ball bearing pad and heavy duty chuck. The brace is clean with no rust or pitting, a tight head and handle, and perfect ratchet mechanism. A good general-purpose size brace. $25

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Stanley No. 1222 1/2 A 12in, Combination Square.
This tool vies for the the title of longest model number in the Stanley catalog.. The square is in excellent condition with a clean rule, good square head 98%+ japanning, a good level vial, and scribe. The center finder head is also included. A good working square. $30

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Stanley No. 57 One-Foot Four-Fold Brass-Bound Rule.
Updated I brought this rule to a tool show and showed it around to a couple of people who know Stanley rules. Apparently the information in Walter's guide is way-off. The no. 57 rule was occasionally marked with the Stanley logo. These are very rare andprized by collectors. Without the Stanley mark it is simply a "really nice little rule probably worth about $35" not the 150-300 given in Walter's guide. I learned that it is for sure a Stanley product as evidence by the pentagonal pin in the arch joint. This little rule is one of Stanley's smallest. It is clearly marked with the model No. 57 but it does not have the Stanley mark. Apparently this model was never marked with the Stanley name. It is a fully brass-bound one-foot rule. The center joint has a beautiful arch joint hinge. The rule is in excellent condition overall. All of the markings are crisp, even those on the brass caps. The hinges are tight but open/close freely. All three pins are present. Left-over from last month and reduced to $35

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Stanley No. 41 20oz Carpenter's Hammer.
This is an early style hammer with a plain head, and nicely waisted handle. The claws point back toward the handle in the style of a carpenter's hammer, not a ripping hammer. It is a good general purpose size for all sorts of work. The handle is solid, the head tight to the handle. $15

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Excellent Moving Fillister by Josiah King, NY
This is a good, usable moving fillister, the first I've had for sale in some time. I frequently find these planes in less than ideal condition, abused and/or broken with missing parts. This one is complete and in very good condition. It's seen a good deal of use, as evidenced by the hammer marks at the heel and slightly short blade. It's still got a lot of life to give. The corner of the sole is boxed. The boxing is tight and in excellent shape with no wear visible on the leading corner. The depth stop is actuated with a brass thumb screw and secured with a screw. The nicker blade, which is long and sharp, is held in place with a wedge, which is a feature on high-end fillisters. The fence is secured with two early screws. The screws hold tight and are not stripped out as many are. The blade still has an inch and a quarter of life left. It's sharp and free of rust or pitting. King, along with his sons, made planes in NY City from 1835-87. The moving fillister is one of the most useful planes available and this is a great working example. $80

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Millers Falls 12in. No. 831 Brace
A fantastic example with almost perfect nickel plating, and beautiful cocobolo pad and handle. This was one of the high-end Millers Falls braces complete with ball bearing pad and handle, the "MASTER" chuck, and high quality universal jaws. The Master chuck was introduced around 1910 and was touted as the best chuck available, capable of holding any sort of bit shank from 1/8 to 1/2in. There is a fun article here: http://tinyurl.com/3ojhqj9 on the introduction of the Master series.This is a fairly rare brace, made only between 1910-1919. The 12in. size is good for larger work and tough boring/driving jobs. It can generate a lot of torque. It will be a fantastic user. $65

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Matched Pair of No. 12 (3/4in.) Hollow and Rounds by Greenfield.
This is a matched pair of planes in excellent condition. They both have the same owner's marks and have always been together. The planes have good clean bodies with no chips or cracks. The blades are long and clean with no pitting. These planes cut a 3/4in. radius arc, a useful middle size. The have seen little use, if any. An excellent working pair. $50

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Disston and Sons No. 68 12in Dovetail/Gent's saw
This is an excellent example with full etching on the blade. The plate is straight and sharp. The handle has almost all of the original finish. A great user. $20

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Disston 18in. Large Tenon/Mitre Saw.
his saw was made between 1896-1917. It has a nearly perfect plate- dead straight, no pitting or broken teeth. It's 18 inches long, 4 inches deep, and 12PPI. It's a fairly scarce size backsaw in my experience. The apple handle has long horns without any chips. There is an old crack in the handle below the bottom saw screw that was repaired very nicely. The repair is solid, can't be felt, and is nearly invisible. An excellent saw for larger joinery or in a small mitre box. $30

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Gorgeous Boxwood Handle 7/16 Sash Mortise Chisel by I. Sorby
An unusual mortise chisel with a boxwood handle in the London pattern. The handle is extra large and quite stout. I has an owner's mark: "W. Peasgood". The blade is not quite as heavy duty as a classic pigsticker, but it is built tough enough for most work. The blade is 7in long to the ferrule and in excellent condition with a clean back. A good-looking, functional mortise chisel. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $25

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8in. Wing Dividers
Excellent condition- marked "Monument" on the wing. The hinge is good and the points sharp. A good working set. $16

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Excellent Thos. Turner 12in Open-Handle Brass-Back Saw.
his is one of the finest backsaws I've ever found. The saw is marked "Thos. Turner & Co., Encode Works, Sheffield, Refined Cast Steel." It also carries the secondary mark of J. Buckland & Sons, Taunton, who I presume was a hardware dealer. The saw plate is 12inches long and an even 3in. deep beneath the plate. The plate is straight and has no pitting. The open beech handle is excellent- tight to the plate, and with nice long horns. It has an excellent feel in the hand, very well-balanced. The only fault is a small sliver missing from the forward-facing bottom horn. Otherwise the saw is just about perfect. It will be a great user or a fine addition to a saw collection. $75

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Nice Robert Sorby 14in. Rosewood and Brass Try Square
A beautiful square with nice rosewood and a clean steel blade. It is 14in. long and 2 1/2in. wide. The blade is straight and square. A good-looking, usable square. Perfect for marking wide boards. Made by Robert Sorby and Sons, Sheffield. $26

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Stanley No. 25 8in Rosewood and Brass Bevel.
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Cabinetmaker's Striking Knife
scarce tool, this marking instrument has a knife edge on one end, and a scratch awl on the other. Suitable for all sorts of marking work at the bench. This example has a rosewood handle and is in excellent condition overall. A scarce, useful tool. $30

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Nice 17in Fore Plane.
This is an interesting plane. It is marked with two sets of owner's marks- R. Hedley and D.M. Hedley. Perhaps a father and son? The plane is not marked at the toe. It's possible that the mark was removed. It's clearly a professionally made plane. I believe it's british based on the density of the beech, and the style. The cap iron is made by Mathieson which would back this up. The 2 1/8 blade is made by Ohio. I believe it is a replacement, possibly purchased after the original blade was used up. The body is in fantastic shape with a good flat sole. The tote may be a replacement. It's one of the shapeliest totes I've found on a woden plane and quite comfortable. It is tight to the body. The blade is sharp with a clean back showing no pitting at all. An excellent usable fore plane. $45

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Stanley SW Era 5 1/2 Heavy Jack Plane
This is Stanley's wider, heavier jack plane with a 2 1/4in. wide blade. This plane is a 'type 13' made between 1925-28, Stanley's Sweetheart era. it features the large adjusting wheel, a high knob, and an embossed lever cap with the keyhole shaped hole. This plane has seen a lot of use, but is still in remarkable condition. The blade is original to the plane and has 1 1/8 in. of life left. It is clean and sharp with no pitting at all. The knob and tote have a few tiny dings, but are complete and free of cracks. The adjuster work perfectly. A great user. $50

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2in. British Coffin Smoother
Marked "Foreign" at the heel, this plane was probably imported from Europe. It has a 2in blade by Ward. The blade is clean with 1 3/4in. of life left and no pitting on the face. The plane itself is in good shape, the only defect being a small check in the left cheek. A good, usable plane. $20

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Excellent Toothing plane by C. Berry.
An older British toothing plane in very good condition. It has clearly seen some use, as evidenced by the accumulation of tallow on the plane sides and the imprints of the former owner's hands on the plane body. The blade, made by the well-known edge-tool maker Ward, is 2in. wide and has 1 3/4in. of "tooth" left. The blade is in very good condition with no pitting. It will make an excellent user. Toothing planes are useful when dimensioning stock with tricky grain, or preparing a substrate for the application of veneer. $45

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Small Machinists' Trammel Set.
Unmarked, but extremely high quality. The beam is 13 inches long. The trammel points are replaceable. The heads slide and lock perfectly. One point has a microadjuster. $25

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6in. Wing Dividers marked J&T Jollet
A nice pair of early dividers with a nice shape. The hinge is tight, the set screw holds the position of the legs perfectly. The points are sharp. A good, usable set of dividers. Perfect for all sorts of all layout work. $18

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Stanley Pre-WWII No. 6 Fore/Jointer Plane
his is a type 16 plane made in the first quarter of 1941 before the US became officially involved in WWII and supply shortages began. This plane has all of the modern bench plane features. It has seen quite a bit of use, and has the paint splatters and minor dings to prove it. It was evidentally cared for as the blade is still sharp and there is no damage to the rosewood knob or tote. The 2 3/8in wide blade has about an inch and a quarter of life left. The mechanical adjusters work perfectly. A good plane to put to use as a fore plane or small jointer. $40

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Early Hand-Forged 6in. Dividers.
An early set of dividers that were clearly forged and hand-made. The hinge is very tight and holds its position well. The points are very sharp. A good usable set. $12

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Big 2in. Quirk Grercian Ogee by S.S. Bary, New York
his is a big 2in. flat Grecian Ogee by the New York Maker Samuel Bary who made planes in NY from 1827-41. This is a big wide profile suitable for casings. The plane is a bit dirty and has a small chip from the hand-hold at the toe, but is otherwise excellent and shows little use. The boxing is perfect- tight and straight. The blade is amazingly clean and sharp without a speck of pitting. A good, usable plane for big stuff. $50

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Stanley No. 61 Four-Fold Two-Foot Boxwood Rule
A bare-bones rule, but just as useful as the fancy models. This example is crisp and clean with clear markings, tight hinges, and three good alignment pins. $22

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1in. Stanley 750 Chisel.
This chisel is in excellent working condition. The back has been flattened and polished, the bevel ground and honed. It is ready to work. The handle is tight and hasn't been pounded on. It has some minor finish loss. An excellent user chisel. $25

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Stanley No. 130A Yankee Automatic Spiral Screwdriver.
This is a very useful tool for quickly driving screws in hard to reach spaces. It has a strong return spring that allows it to be operated with one hand. The spring ejects the spiral drive with some force, so be careful using it around windows, children, pets, etc. It is in excellent condition with all original nickel plating, red paint, and all three original bits, all marked Yankee. This model was made sometime after the 1946 Stanley acquisition of North Brothers. $25

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Early Stanley No. 51 Stanley Carpenter's Hammer.
An early style Stanley hammer with a bell shaped head, a nicely waisted hickory handle, and an exceptionally clean head. The face is clean with no nicks. the claws are rounded unlike a ripping hammer. A good, general-purpose size for all work. $16

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Scarce Mathieson 7/16in. Side Bead.
A scarce size side bead by Mathieson. The body is very clean with no chips or cracks. The boxing it straight and complete. The blade is very sharp and has no pitting. A great user in a useful size. $30

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Mint and Complete Millers Falls No. 5 Hollow Tool Handle.
This is the best example of a hollow tool handle I've ever come across. It is absolutely mint and complete. The handle is made of cocobolo. There are no chips or cracks and all original finish. The chuck has 100% nickel plating. All 10 original tools are present. There is no rust or pitting on the tools. Many retain all of their of their original bluing. The tools included are: saw blade, file, brad awl, gimlet, small and large screwdriver, gouge, chisel, reamer, awl. This tool was made in Millers Falls, MA, sometime before the 1931 move to Greenfield. Impossible to find a better example. Note that the file bit was missing from the photos- I dropped it and didn't realize it when shooting photos. It is present and will be included. $45

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Stanley No. 5c Jack Plane.
It is a "type 10", made for a short period of time between 1907-1909. It if functionally equivalent in every way to the much-lauded "type 11" but it doesn't have the third patent date. The feature that patent covers, the frog adjusting screw, is present on this plane. The plane is in excellent condition. The body is very clean and has at least 98% japanning remaining. The rosewood knob is excellent, the tote exceptional with gorgeous grain and absolutely no chips or cracks. The blade is long and sharp. All mechanical adjusters work perfectly. A good-looking plane that will be an excellent user. $45

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Crown Tools Flush Cut Saw.
6in blade 12in overall. The blade is very thin and flexible with 20TPi configured to cut on the pull stroke. Perfect for flush-cutting dowels or pins. $14

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Matched pair of No. 12 (7/8 in.) Hollows and Rounds by D.R. Barton, Rochester
This is a matched pair of planes that have always been together. The share the same owner's marks at the heel. They show some evidence of use, but not much. The bodies are clean and crisp with no chips or cracks. The blades are very sharp and clean with no pitting. These planes cut a 7/8in radius arc, a No. 12 according to Barton. An excellent working pair of planes. $50

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Good, Usable 3/4in. Dado by J. Chinn.
I can't find a record of this maker in either reference book on wooden planes. It's possible it's an owner's mark, but it looks profesional and it's on the toe. The plane is a well-made 3/4in. dado plane in excellent shape. The body is clean and straight. The blades are long and sharp. The depth adjuster is operated with a thumbscrew. A good, usable plane in a very desirable size. $40

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Auburn Tool Co. 7/8in Dado.
A high-quality dado plane with all the bells and whistles. The steel depth stop is regulated with a knurled brass thumbscrew. The nicker is slanted forward slightly to make it easier to score the fibres ahead of the blade. The body is excellent with no chips or cracks. The blade is full-length, very sharp, and clean. An excellent user. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $26

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Early 3/16in. Pigsticker Mortise Chisel by Eadon, Jessop, and Fox
This is an early British chisel dating to the late 1820s / early 1830s. The chisel is in very good condition with a nice long blade, and good, solid handle. The blade is 6inches long, the chisel 12in overall. The blade is sharp with a good flat back. It will be an excellent user mortise chisel. $30

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Early Stanley No. 101 1/2 16oz Caprenter's Hammer.
A good hammer with a nicely waister hexagonal hickory handle. The head is good and tight with a clean face. There is a small chip missing out of the adze eye portion of the handle, but it's tight and stable. A lighter hammer good for benchwork $10

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Millers Falls No. 502 Corner Brace.
aAn excellent example in great shape- it retains almost all of its original finishes and part of the decal on the sweep handle. The mechanism is smooth and the chuck, complete with universal jaws, works perfectly. A handy brace to have for boring in tight spaces, a lot of framers ask for these. The 10in sweep is a good general-purpose size for all work. An excellent working example $35

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Stanley No. 33 Transitional Smoother.
The transitional version of the No. 4 smoother with a 2 in.blade. The plane is in very good condition- the body is very clean with no chips or cracks. About 75% of the original black paint remains. The blade is excellent with over 2in. of life left and a good clean back with no pitting. The blade adjuster works perfectly. $25

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Benchwork in Wood by Goss
A 1997 MWTCA reprint of the original 1901 book. Interesting treatise on all sorts of hand tool woodworking. It's available on Google Books for free, but sometimes it's nice to have a hard copy. $5

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E. Smith 2in. Jack Rabbet Plane
Ezekiel Smith worked as a plane maker in MA for more than 50 years. He came from a family of planemakers, and his sons went on to inherit his business and make planes after he retired in 1874. This plane is 15in overall with an open tote. The sole is 2in. wide with a skewed blade. There are nickers on both sides of the blade that allow it to be used both with and across the grain. The tote is in excellent condition with a nice long horn. A great plane for large rabbeting work or trimming large tenons. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $55

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Mint Union Tool Co Three-Head Combination Square.
This is a 12in. No. 4 graduated combination square in mint condition. There is no rust or discoloration. All of the set screws are free and the heads slide easily. The japanning on all three heads is 100%. The scribe is present. Both level vials are intact. An excellent tool. $65

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Auburn Tool Co. No. 188 Table Plane.
This plane cuts one half of a table plane. It looks like a normal hollow but the plane cuts a complete 180 degrees and the bottom of the plane is beveled in on both the left and right side to full work the table (rule) joint. The sole is fully boxed with gorgeous hammerhead boxing. The blade is wicked sharp and ready to go. An uncommon plane. $35

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Ohio Tool co. No. 0103 Small Block Plane
An interesting plane made around 1900. The plane the blade is adjusted with a lever that engages a series of grooves in the blade. The blade is 1 1/4in. wide. It is perfectly clean. The back of the blade has been flattened and polished. The bevel is perfectly sharp. The plane is in very good condition overall with about 95% japanning. It's a good, usable plane. It is a fairly rare model. $25

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Early British 8in. Dovetail Saw.
This is an early British saw, likely dating to 1850-60. It is marked on the spine "***TH and Son, German Steel". I believe this to be the mark of Smith and Son. The plate is 8in long and 1 1/2in. deep under the spine. The plate is straight and has avery tiny amount of pitting. The beech handle is is in excellent condition with long, sweeping horns, and a nice hump where the user's palm rests in use. It's a good-looking saw that feels great in the hand. A great user saw for fine dovetail work. $60

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Starrett No. 448 Vernier Depth Gauge.
This tool is designed to measure the depth of holes, slots and recesses to an extreme level of accuracy. This example is in excellent condition with clear markings, excellent adjusters, and the original leather/velvet case. New, this tool sells for well in excess of $300! $30

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Small 3in. Precision Square by Moore and Wright.
This tool was made by the Sheffield, England firm of Moore and Wright. Still in business today, the company was founded in 1906. This tool appears to be fairly early based on the label and packaging. It is in excellent condition overall with no rust or pitting. The box is in very good condition with an almost perfect label. A handy size for making quick checks of edges of boards when jointing or squaring up ends. ($40 new) $25

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Nearly mint Stanley No. 4 Smooth Plane.
This is a type 19 made after WWII, between 1948-61. It is in nearly mint condition with all original finishes, no rust or dirt anywhere, and a perfect blade with the original factory grind on it. The knob and tote are perfect. $35

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Stanley 10in. Gent's saw
Straight, sharp, clean blade. Excellent handle. Partial etch remaining. An excellent user. $14

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Big 7/8 Dado by the Greenfield Tool Co
A big dado plane with a good blade and nicker. The body is in excellent condition. The wedges have been replaced but fit well. The steel depth stop is regulated with a brass thumbscrew. A good user for work with thick stock. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $22

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Exceptional Small Quirk Ogee and Astragal by John Cox.
John Cox (I.Cox) made planes in Birmingham from 1770-1843. This is an early style plane with a rounded wedge finial and broad, flat chamfers. The plane cuts an exquisite small 5/8 quirk ogee and astragal molding a great transitional or waist molding for a small piece. It's a curvy profile and one of my favorites. This plane is in very good condition with a clean body bearing the normal dings and scratches of possibly 200+ years of life. The blade is excellent, sharp, free of pitting, and matching the sole profile exactly. it won't take more than a honing to put this one to use. A great plane with a great profile. $75

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Crisp 5/16in. Side Bead by J. Kellogg, Amherst MA
A fairly rare size side bead, but a useful one for cabinet work like beading the back panels of a cabinet. The plane is crisp and clean with sharp corners and absolutely perfect boxing. The blade is long, clean, and sharp. An excellent user in a fairly scarce size. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $30

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Small 8in Backsaw.
A nice backsaw for fine work like dovetailing. It appears to date to the early 20th century. though without a clear maker's mark I can't tell for sure. The handle is made of beech and has no chips or cracks. The blade is 8in long, 1 3/4in. deep, and perfectly straight. The steel spine is thick and heavy. A good user. $20

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Very Interesting Mahogany Hollowing Plane
I'm not sure what to call this- the plane is only 13in long, and clearly made for some special purpose. If the plane were bigger I'd call it a gutter plane, but with its 1 1/2in iron it would cut a very small gutter. The plane body and closed tote appear to be a deep, rich, mahogany. The plane body is in excellent condition with hardly and scratches or signs of use. The body is decorated with broad chamfers and an incised line around its border. The closed tote is well-done with a nice long horn and "nib" . The single iron is by I Sorby. It is in very good condition with a sharp bevel and flat, clean back. There is a hardwood strike button at the toe. A very nice, interesting wooden plane. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $35

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Extra Long Buck Brothers 1 3/4in. Incannell gouge.
A big coping or paring gouge in excellent condition. The blade is 1 3/4in wide with a very flat sweep. It measures 7 in to the stat of the tang, and 15in. overall. The blade is in excellent shape with no pitting on the back. The bevel has been sharpened to a knife edge which you can keep or easily re-grind to its original single bevel- there's plenty of meat left on the blade. The apple handle has two tiny, tight checks. An scarce large coping chisel in very good shape. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $25

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Nice Small Unmarked Square Ovolo.
An unmarked plane (or perhaps the mark was removed) but clearly a high-quality professionally made plane. It cuts a small 3/8in square ovolo. The plane is in excellent condition with a long, clean, sharp blade, and a perfect body. It is made of exceptionally dense, heavy beech. A great user with a useful small profile. $28

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James Krenov: A Cabinetmaker's Notebook.
Softcover, excellent condition. $14

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Pair of Large Side Beads by Routledge, Birmingham
Richard Routledge took over the business of Henry Thomas in 1876 and continued making planes in Birmingham until 1944. These planes were made during the company's early years and bear the "Routledge Late Thomas" mark at the toe. The planes have always been together. The have the same maker's and owner's mark (H.WARD). The planes cut beads in the 1in and 3/4in sizes, too big for cabinet work, but useful for larger outside or architectural projects. Both planes are in very good condition with good clean blades and perfectly straight boxing. There are the normal toolbox dings and scratches but no major damage. A working pair of planes. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $40

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Pair of Large Gouges.Two gouges-
A 1 1/4in. square-ground gouge by G&W Marshall. Excellent condition with a nice clean blade. And a thumbnail ground 1 1/2in gouge by James Marsh in very good condition with an oversize handle, possible a spindle gouge for lathe work. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $12/pr.

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Massive 22in. Jointer Plane by Wm. Marples.
A big, tall, plane made of dense heavy beech with plenty of mass behind it. The plane is 22in long, and 3 1/8in wide and tall. The closed tote is in excellent condition. The blade is 2 1/2in. wide and has 1 1/4inches of life left. The blade is clean with a perfect back face with no pitting. The sides are marked "R**ALTBY CARPENTERS" There are clear marks from where the user's hands wore away some of the lettering. The plane body is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. An excellent plane to put to use. $50

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Huge Union Hardware 1/4in. Socket Mortise Chisel.
Perhaps one of the biggest, cleanest mortise chisels I've found, this 1/4in. socket chisel measures 16in overall with a 8in usable blade. The socket is clearly marked with the "Union Hardware Company, Torrington, CT" mark. The blade is exceptionally clean , very sharp, and doesn't have a speck of rust or pitting. The handle looks like maple. It is tight and has no signs of abuse. A great working mortise chisel in a very useful size. $40

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Stanley No. 4c Smooth Plane.
This is a type 19 made after WWII, between 1948-61. It is in excellent condition with a very clean body, 100% japanning, shiny nickel on the cap iron, and perfect knob and tote. The blade is long and clean with no pitting. It is an excellent plane to use. $30

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Millers Falls. No. 1 Cigar Spokeshave.
The best spokeshave for working tight curves. This example has excellent cocobolo handles, almost all original nickel, and about 50% of the red paint in the throat. The blade is almost full-length. It has seen some use in its life. Most importantly, the blade was ground and honed properly- like a chisel, not a knife edge, so it won't need to be reground. These shaves are incredibly useful, but the blades are a pain to re-grind if they were mishandled. You must be incredibly careful not to put any sort of backbevel on the working edge or it simply won't cut. This one is in very good condition overall and will be a great user. $65

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Nice 5/16in. Center Bead by Varvill and Son, York
Varvil made some of the higest quality molding planes. This one has been used extensively by at least two owner and has a lot of life left in it. The boxing is straight. it has a fully boxed sole. There is one tight crack int he boxing, but it is stable. The blade is sharp. The body has lots of dings and scratches, the normal accumulation of 100 years of more of life. It's a good user in a useful size. $25

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Early Mathieson, Glasgow Scottish Brace.
This style of brace is referred to as a "Scottish" brace. These braces typically had an elaborate head turned from an exotic hardwood, and an all-iron frame and handle. The chuck has a catch lever that engages the notch in early tapered square shank bits. This is a beautiful brace with what appears to be a rosewood head. The head is tight and turns freely. The iron body is hexagonal in cross-section except for where it swells out to form the handle. The catch is made in the typical heart shape of these braces. This example has a clear mathieson mark. The spring that closes the catch is strong. It will work well with early center, nosing, and spoon bits, as well as countersinks and drivers.There is an early, well made repair to a crack in the head- see photos. A gorgeous, usable brace. $45

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Nice 7/8in. Roman Ogee by Faircluogh, Liverpool.
William Fairclough made planes in Liverpoool from 1816-47. He was followed by his son who continued making planes until 1883. This plane cuts a nice steep Roman Ogee in the 7/8in size. It is in excellent condition with a nearly perfect body and a very sharp, perfectly ground blade. A great user with a pleasing profile. $45

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3/4in. Stanley 750 Chisel.
This chisel is in good condition. The back face is clean and has no pitting. It is clearly marked 750 on the socket. The handle is tight but it's seen some use and has some splintering at the very tip. It's still a good user chisel with lots of life left. $20

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Millers Falls No. 53 Barber Brace.
This is an 8in brace made by Millers Falls between 1878-1880 according to Randy's website. This model has a lignum head and rosewood handle. It is a simple, lightweight brace, ideal for boring small holes or using to countersink or drive screws, operations where you don't need the weight or complication of a ratchet. The head is tight hand has no chips or cracks. The handle rotates smoothly. A good early usable brace. Left-Over From Last Month and Reduced To: $20

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Superb Matched Pair of Hollows and Rounds by Casey & Co., Auburn.
These planes have always been together. The show very, very little use, just a few hammer marks at the heels. The bodies are clean and crisp with sharp edges and no chips or cracks. The planes cut a 3/4in. radius arc, a very useful and desirable size. The blades are clean and have no pitting. A perfect user pair. $50

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Tiny 1 1/2in. British Smooth Plane.
This is a tiny smoother with a 1 1/2in. iron and 6 in body. The plane is beech. The body is fairly clean with paint marks on the sole. The single parallel blade is in excellent shape with a clean back showing no pitting at all. There is a maker's mark on the top of the plane forward of the mortise. I can make out Warranted and I believe England, but no maker's name. The mouth of the plane is incredibly tight. It should be a great user. $32

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Set of Ten Extra-Long Irwin Auger Bits.
These are Electrician's bits or Ship Auger Bits. They measure more than 17inches in length overall, dwarfing a normal auger bit (as seen in the second photo below). The bits are all in excellent condition with straight shafts, good lead screws, cutting lips, and spurs. The sizes included are: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10(2), 12 (2), 15, 16. Vintage bits of this size are extremely rare, and very useful in certain situations. They are also easier to use to drill a plumb hole, along the same lines that a tall tennon saw is easier to keep plumb than a shorter saw. They come in a "custom made" tool roll fashioned from an old flour sack. $60

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Great 1/8in. Double Side Bead by M. Copeland.
This plane cuts a crisp 1/8in bead on either the left or right side, a handy feature to have when you are forced to plane against the grain in one direction. This plane allows you to turn it around and plane with the grain in the other direction. The plane is in very good condition with two good blades, that are sharp and long. The boxing is straight and tight- there is a small chip missing from the left-hand profile about 2 inches in back of the blade- a minor fault that won't affect use. These double beads are hard to find and this one will be a good user. $60

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Rare 2in. Auger Bit by James Swan.
This is a nearly mint 2in. auger bit made by the James Swan Co. in Seymour, CT. The bit has perfect cutting spurs, lifters, and lead screw. It is marked "32" on the tang, or 36/16in. Augers above 1in. are scarce, this is one of the largest I've ever seen. It is in excellent usable condition. $45

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Oakleaf 1 3/4in. Bevel-Edge Socket Chisel.
This is a nice long 1 3/4in paring chisel marked with the Oakleaf brand, a mark that was used by the E.C. Simmons hardware company. It probably dates to the first quarter of the 20th century. The chisel is very long, measuring 10in. from the bevel to the end of the socket, and 14in overall. The blade is in very good condition with some minor staining on the back, and two tiny spots of pitting. A good user. $25

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Early Stanley No. 7 Jointer Plane.
This is an early type 5 plane made between 1885-1888. It is the first model to have the lateral adjuster. This example is in very good condition overall. It's seen some use in its 125 years of life, but it was kept carefully and has a many more years left in it. The body is very clean with no rust or pitting. The original japanning is almost perfect- maybe 98% or better. The knob and tote have no chips or cracks. The frog adjusters all work flawlessly. The blade is clean and sharp with about an inch of life left. The plane is a good-looking, usable plane, one of the earliest I've found. $85

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Tiny 6in. Dovetail Saw by Bligh, London.
This is a small 6in dovetail saw with an open beech handle in the classic English style. The handle is quite shapely with a distnct "bump" on where the user's palm rests. It's an incredibly comfortable saw to hold. The horns are long with almost no damage at all. The handle is tight to the blade. The blade is 6in. long and 1 1/8in deep. It is almost dead straight with a deviation of no more than a couple of thousandths (just enough to let light through when held to a straight edge) along its length. I don't have any information Bligh- the saw looks like it dates to the mid-1800s. It should be a great user for small dovetail work. $50

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Wartime Stanley No. 7 Jointer
This is a WWII era jointer plane that's seen some use, and might not be the prettiest, but will be a solid worker. The body is fairly clean, the japanning maybe 40% or so. The hardwood knob and tote are in excellent condition, however, and all of the frog adjusters work perfectly. The plane has wartime features- hardwood knob and tote, bakelite blade adjuster, and the thick body casting typical of this era. The plane has a good mass to it, weighing a full pound more than a standard no. 7, which it owes to this thick casting. Unlike some wartime planes it does have the rog adjusting screw. The blade is nearly full-length and fairly clean. The plane would clean-up well, or you can sharpen it up and use it as-is. $55

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Stanley No. 3 Small Smoother.
This is a type 18 plane, made for a few short years after the end of WWII. These planes are distinguished by the diagonal knurling on the blade adjuster wheel. They feature a mix of wartime and normal features. The brass hardware returned on these models but the knob and tote is hardwood, not rosewood. The plane is in very goo condition. The plane is a bit dirty, and has clearly seen some use. The hardwood knob and tote are in good shape with no cracks. There is some japanning loss, perhaps 60% remains. The blade is long and sharp with no pitting on the back. The frog adjusters work perfectly- a perfect plane to put to use. $30

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Joiner's Mallet.
A nice mid-size mallet for use with a chisel or fitting joints. The head is beech, the handle looks like ash. unmarked. A good user mallet with some nice age to it. $16

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Excellent Millers Falls No. 5 Hollow Tool Handle
This example is in excellent condition. The handle is made of absolutely gorgeous cocobolo. There are no chips or cracks and all original finish. The chuck has 100% nickel plating. Nine original tools are present. There is no rust or pitting on the tools. The tools included are: file, two brad awls, gimlet, small and large screwdriver,, chisel, reamer, awl. This tool was made in Millers Falls, MA, sometime before the 1931 move to Greenfield. A nice example. $25

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Stanley Sweetheart era No. 5c Jack Plane.
This is a type 12, the first of the SW planes. It was used by a high school shop class I'd guess. This is based on the aluminum tote (which Stanley marketed to shop classes) and the BH HS marked in the right cheek. Considering it spent time in a shop class it's in pretty good shape. The japanning is very good, maybe 95% or better. The blade is sharp and clean. The adjusters work perfectly. The body is clean. It's a good usable plane waiting to be put back to use. $35

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Pre-WWII Stanley No. 4 Smooth Plane.
his plane is in excellent condition- it has a clean body with 100% japanning. The knob and tote are in great shape except a bit of minor finish los. The blade is long and clean. The frog adjusters work perfectly. The nickel plating on the lever cap is bright and shiny. A great user. $30

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Stanley 220 Block Plane
These simple block planes don't get a lot of respect, but they are useful planes. They don't have the adjustable mouth that the better-known models do, but they will do fine for work in compliant woods without tricky grain. I keep one in my outside tool kit, and one in my truck for testing lumber and little tasks like that. This one is in great shape- it has excellent japanning and an exceptionally clean, sharp blade. The blade has the pre-WWI arched Stanley logo. A great user block plane. $15

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Stanley No. 9 1/2 Block Plane.
This is the "standard" block plane in most shops. It has an adjustable mouth and a standard angle blade. This example is in very good condition- a plane that's seen some use but has lots of life left. The mouth and blade adjust smoothly. The blade is long and very sharp, with out a hint of pitting on the back face. A perfect block plane to use. $25

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Stanley No. 6 Fore/Jointer Plane.
This is a type 18 plane, made for a few short years after the end of WWII. These planes are distinguished by the diagonal knurling on the blade adjuster wheel. They feature a mix of wartime and normal features. The brass hardware returned on these models but the knob and tote is hardwood, not rosewood. The plane is in excellent condition with perfect japanning, and a very clean body. The knob and tote have some very minor finish loss but no chips or cracks. The blade is exceptionally long and clean with no pitting at all. It is marked "148" which indicates it was made in the first quarter of 1948. The drog adjusters all work perfectly. A great user. These planes are useful as a true fore plane or a smaller jointer for shorter work. A great example that will make a great user. $55

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Big Spear and Jackson 14in. Tenon saw.
This is a later S&J saw- perhaps around 1900 or so. The saw has a dead-straight 14in. plate that's tapered from 2 1/2in deep at the toe to 3 1/2in. deep at the heel. The plate has very minor pitting scattered here and there- nothing that will impact use at all. The beech handle is complete with no chips or cracks. The brass back is massive and lends a good deal of weight to the saw. it will be a great user. $55

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Auburn Tool Co. 7/8 in. Dado Plane.
A good, usable plane by this New York maker. The plane has a good, clean blade and long nicker blade. The nicker needs a new left spur formed, but the blade was left soft and cuts easily with a file. The body of the plane is excellent. The depth stop moves freely and is adjusted with a knurled thumbscrew. The wedge has a small chip and tight check, but it holds tight. A good, usable dado plane sized for substantial cabinet work. $25

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Nice Matched Pair of 1/2in. Tongue and Groove Planes by Elsworth, Glasgow
This is a small size pair of T&G planes intended to work on 1/2in. thick stock but will work on stock +/- 1/8in. either way. The planes are in excellent condition with very clean bodies, showing little use, if any. The blades are clean and sharp. These will make excellent users for small cabinet work and boxes. $45

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Mathieson 1/2in. Side Bead.
This plane is in excellent condition with a very sharp blade, perfect boxing, and a clean body. A perfect user. $28

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Extra-Large Wooden Spokeshave by F.G. Pearson, Sheffield.
This beech shave has a 4in wide blade, much larger than most. The blade is in exceptional condition with a bright, clean back and sharp bevel. The beech body is very clean with no chips or cracks and nicely shaped handles. The maker's mark, owner's mark, and year "1904" are clearly stamped. It shows little or no wear around the mouth. An excellent user. One of the best I've found. $30

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Stanley No. 750 1/2in. Socket Chisel.
This one is marked with the 750 model number on the socket. The blade is in good condition with some shallow pitting on the back. The handle is perfect. $20

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Excellent Robert Sorby 14in. Brass-Back Tenon Saw.
This is a great early saw by this well-respected British toolmaker. The plate is 14in. long. and 3in. deep beneath the spine. The plate is dead straight. There are 10PPI. It is a rip configuration, a rarity among early saws. There is minimal pitting, just a few tiny patches her and there, certainly nothing that will impact use at all. The beech handle is outstanding. It has the early 1860s-70s "hook" on top, and a gorgeous lamb's tongue loop. The lamb's tongue is also chamfered on both sides which makes it stand out even more. The horns are long with just a tiny bit of roughness on the bottom horn. It's an outstanding saw overall- good-looking and a will make a good user. $75

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Stanley No. 3 Type 18 Small Smooth Plane.
This is a type 18 plane, made for a few short years after the end of WWII. These planes are distinguished by the diagonal knurling on the blade adjuster wheel. They feature a mix of wartime and normal features. The brass hardware returned on these models but the knob and tote is hardwood, not rosewood. This plane is in very good condition with a clean body, 100% japanning, and perfect mechanical adjusters. The finish on the tote is perfect. The finish on the knob is flaking and has about 60% remaining. It will be a good user- the blade is long with a clean back. a30$

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Scarce Stanley No. 1 4in. Try and Mitre Square.
This is a nice example of Winterbottom's patent combined try and mitre square. It is an early example mad between 1874-1897. It has the three rivets and lead fill typical of the 'type 1'. It is excellent condition with nice walnut inlay. The blade is straight and clean. There is an owner's mark on one face. A good, usable square in a scarce small size. $35

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Stanley 923 8in Brace.
A good, usable brace in a nice smaller size for quick boring small holes or for use with an accessory like a countersink or screwdriver. The brace is in good condition with some nickel loss. It is perfectly functional with a good fully boxed ratchet, good jaws, and a tight ball bearing head. The head and handle look like rosewood. A good user. $25

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Cheney Carpenter's Hammer.
An early Cheney hammer with a plan head and a nice hickory handle. The claws point back toward the handle in the style of a carpenter's hammer, not a ripping hammer. It is a good general purpose size for all sorts of work. The handle is solid with no chips or cracks. $14

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Nice Small 1/2in. Grecian Ogee by T.J. M'Master in APPLE wood
This small Grecian ogee is made of dense, dark apple wood. It has a good heft to it and looks fantastic. M'Master made planes in Auburn from ca 1825-29. This plane is in very good condition with a few dings and scratches here in there but no chips or cracks. The apple has aged to a gorgeous golden red color. The boxing is perfect- straight and sharp. The blade is very sharp and has no pitting at all. A great plane to use made of an uncommon material. $55

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Matched Pair of Ohio Tool Co. No. 17 Hollows and Rounds.
This pair of planes has always been together. They are a size 17 which cuts and arc with a radius of 1 3/8in. The planes are in good, usable condition, both with tight mouths, good blades, and clean bodies. The round has a tight check on the non-escapement side of the sole- see photos. It's a tight check and won't affect use. A good, usable pair of planes. $40

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Nice 17in Fore Plane. British 17in Fore Plane.
his is an excellent British bench plane- there is a maker's mark but I can't quite read the maker's name at the top of the oval. I can see what I believe is West Street, Reading. The plane is in very good shape overall. The body is clean. There is one small chip toward the toe. The open tote is tight and has no chips or cracks. It has a massive 2 1/4in. double iron by Mathieson. The blade is thick and tapered with over 2 1/2in. of life left. The sole is good and flat. A great user. $35

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Near mint Greenlee 1/2in. Socket Butt Chisel.
This one looks like it was never used. The handle and blade look like they were never struck. The bevel has some small chips from storage, but the back is perfectly flat with no pitting at all. $25

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Early Carpenter's Hammer.
An early hammer with a bell-shaped head and no visible marks on the head. The hickory handle is nicely shaped and tight to the head. The claws point back toward the handle in the style of a carpenter's hammer, not a ripping hammer. It is a good general purpose size for all sorts of work. $14

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Big 22in. Scotio Works Jointer Plane.
This is a massive jointer by the Ohio Tool Co. The body is 22in long by 3 by 3. The massive double iron is 2 1/2in. wide with over 2in. of life left. The closed tote has a nice long horn with no chips or cracks. The plane body is clean with no cmajor faults. The sole is nice and flat- a good user. 45$

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Big A. Howland Smooth Plane.
This is a larger smooth plane with a 2 1/8in. iron and 8 1/2in. body. The blade is long and in good condition. The body is clean with a nice flat sole There is a small, tight crack in the left check that is stable and shouldn't affect use. $20

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Pair of Mathieson No. 16 Hollows and Rounds.
This isn't a matched pair- they have different owner's marks, and slightly different Mathieson marks, but they both are no. 16 and both planes cut an arc with a radius of 1 3/16in. The planes have blades bedded at York pitch- 50 degrees. The blades are long and fairly sharp. The bodies show some use-hammer marks and the usually British tallow marks on the round, but they have lots of life left. A good user set. $35

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Early Ulmia Horned Smooth/Scrub Plane.
This is an earlier Ulmia plane featuring the inlaid brass medallion behind the horn, and a thick, tapered iron. The 1 3/4in. iron is long and clean. The embossed lever cap is made of solid cast iron. The horn is tight and has an intentional looking slot cut in the top. The rear hand hold (under the bade) is very comfortable. The plane has an applied hardwood sole using that impossible looking double finger joint that Ulmia is known for. Most of these planes had a hornbeam sole, this one looks like an exotic hardwood to me. The plane has a great overall feel to it- the wood is worn smooth and it feels great in the hand. A perfect small smoother or scrub plane. $35

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Stanley No. 40 SW Scrub Plane.
This is an excellent example with nearly perfect japanning, an excellent knob and tote, and a clean, sharp blade. It was made during the Sweetheart era. The blade was recently honed and it has a nice clean, flat back.It will be an excellent user. One of the better examples I've come across. $70

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Early 6in. Wing Dividers.
A good general-purpose size, this pair of dividers is in excellent condition with no rust at all and a good, tight hinge. They have an excellent shape and work very well. The points are sharp and ready to work. $15

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Large, Early, 8in Wing Dividers.
This is an early pair of dividers, not hand-forged, but with an early shape and appearance to them. The hinge is very tight and holds its place even without the help of the thumbscrew int the wing. The points are even and very sharp. A great tool for all sorts of layout work. $14

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Small, 4in. Early Wing Dividers.
A perfect size for laying out dovetails and other small work. These are quite early with a good tight hinge and perfect points. Excellent user pair of dividers. $15

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Millers Falls No. 9 Smooth Plane.
This is the Millers Falls version of the Stanley 4. The Millers Falls bench planes were very well-made planes, with thick, stout castings, and precisely machined mating surfaces. Many folks think the patented two-piece lever cap is an improvement over the traditional Stanley style cap. This plane is in very good condition. The body is quite clean, the japanning nearly perfect. The knob and tote are flawless. The mechanical parts are in excellent condition. The nice thing about these Millers Falls planes is that the blade adjuster has very, very little slop in it. The blade is original and in excellent condition, long and clean.This is a great user plane. $30

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Very nice Civil War Era Disston and Son No. 7 Handsaw
This 26in. handsaw was made by Henry Disston and Son ca. 1865-71. It is 9PPI with an almost perfectly straight blade. The nib is intact. The plate has an overall dark patina but no rust or pitting and a perfectly clear etch. The teeth are all intact. The beech handle is tight to the blade. The top horn is fine, the bottom has some chipping. A usable, early Disston saw. $65

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Massive pair of 15in Wing Dividers.
This truly huge pair of dividers is unmarked, but appears to be manufactured to me- the quality, fit and finish are first class. The legs are 17in long. The tool weighs almost two pounds. The legs are both very sharp and of equal length. The brass thumbscrew and micro-adjusters work well. The brass hinge is tight and holds its position even without the thumbscrew. A huge pair of dividers for the large work- especially useful for laying out large outdoor and architectural projects. $30

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Stanley Jack Plane
This is a type 9 made between 1902-1907 according to the type study. It is a very well-used tool that still has a lot of life left. The original blade was used-up and replaced with a later Stanley iron made between. ca. 1930-40. The body shows a lot of use with some scratches and dings, and well-rounded corners. It's a patina that only years of continuous use will create. Still, the plane has a lot of life left. The mechanical adjusters work perfectly. The blade is long and sharp. The knob has some minor chips at the bast but it is tight. The tote is a very well-made rosewood replacement for the original. It is shapely, feels good in the hand, and looks great. A great user at a bargain price. $25

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G. Musgrave 1/4in Side Bead.
According to Goodman's book, George Musgrave sold tools in Lincoln ca. 1851-1900. He did not make tools, rather, he resold tools made by well-known makers like Varvill and King & Co. This plane is a crisp 1/4in side bead with a York Pitch iron. The plane body is exceptionally clean. The blade is absolutely full length and wicked sharp with a flat, polished back. The profile is fully boxed. The boxing has some tight cracks that do not move and will not affect the plane in use. A high quality plane in ready to work condition. $24

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B.F. Berry 1/8in. Side Bead Molding Plane.
Benjamin Berry worked in Watertown, NY ca. 1840. His mark rates (**) for rarity in AWP-IV. This plane is in very good condition. There is a bold maker's mark on the non-escapement side. It looks like the former owner spent more time making his mark than using the plane. There are virtually no signs of use- the body is crisp and clean. The boxing is perfect. The blade is exceptionally long and clean. An excellent user plane in a nice small size $32

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PEXTO 8in. Drawknife.
This one has very nice tight handles, and a nice long blade with lots of life left. There is some shallow pitting on the back face. It will sharpen up to be a fine user. $16

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Excellent 3/8in. Dado by Greenfield.
A great user dado with long nickers, and a long, sharp blade. The body is straight, not warped. he steel depth stop is regulated with a brass thumbscrew. The plane is in excellent condition and will make a fantastic user. $40

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Crisp 5/16in. Side Bead by J. Kellogg, Amherst MA
A fairly rare size side bead, but a useful one for cabinet work like beading the back panels of a cabinet. The plane is crisp and clean with sharp corners and absolutely perfect boxing. The blade is long, clean, and sharp. An excellent user in a fairly scarce size. $35

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Disston and Sons 24in. Level.
Disston made all sorts of tools besides the saws they are best known for. This 24in. cherry level is clearly marked with the Disston logo and the Oct 29, 1912 patent date. Both level vials are intact. The cherry stock is in very good condition with only a few small dings and scratches. A good general-purpose level by Disston. $18

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Set of 9 Square Shank Twist Bits by Ward.
These bits were made for Montgomery Ward and marked "Ward's Master Quality, Bitstock Tools, For Use With Bit Brace". The set is housed in a well-made wooden container with a threaded top. Much of the original label remains. The bits are all in mint condition except for the 5/32 bit which was snapped off at some point. The remaining bits are sizes 1/16, 3/32, 1/8, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4, 5/16, and 3/8. They are all sharp and perfect, ready to use. A good working set. If I ever come across a 5/32 I'll send it your way. $30

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Nice 12 in. Mahogany Star Tool Co. Sliding Bevel.
This bevel has the nice combination of deep red mahogany and steel with a brass thumbscrew to lock the blade. The stock is clearly marked with the Star Tool Co. logo as well as the Nov 6, 1867 patent date. The patent covers the recessed set screw which allows the bevel to lay flat on the work when in use. A nice, clean example of this useful tool. $16

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Lufkin Boxwood and Brass Two-Foot Four-Fold Brass-Bound Rule.
This is Lufkin model 781, the equivalent of the Stanley 62, in fact, the rule is marked with both numbers. The rule is extra clean and crisp with clear markings, a nice tight hings, and all three retaining pins intact. A great rule to have in the shop. $40

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Nice Small 3/8in. Ogee by Currie, Glasgow.
This molding plane is in excellent condition. The body is extra clean with crisp corners. The blade is full-length, sharp, and matches the sole very well.The profile is very nice- a small but steep ogee. It's an easy plane to use with a nice wide fence and depth stop. It's a handy profile for small to medium scale work. The Curies made planes in Glasgow from 1828-1875. An excellent working molding plane. $40

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Crisp 5/8in Ovolo by Gleave, Manchester.
Joseph Gleave made planes in Manchester from 1832-1868 and then joined with his son and the company continues to make planes up until 1926. This plane has an early mark which does not include the street locations the later marks did. The plane is in exceptional condition, nearly mint. The body is clean with almost no scratches at all. There are two hammer marks at the heel along with two owners' marks. The blade is sharp and bedded at York pitch for hardwoods. Intended as a sash plane, the plane cuts a nice flat ovolo profile. It will make a great user for all sorts of work. $35

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Nice 1/2in Ogee by Stewart, Edinburgh
The Stewart family made planes from ca. 1774 to 1848 when they were taken over by Mathieson. This plane has seen use and at least three former owners. It was well cared for and has lots of life left in it. It is in very good condition overall with a few dings and scratches. The blade is fantastic- it has a highly polished back and sharp bevel. It is ready to work. The profile is a nice small, tight ogee, perfect for cabinet work. A great user. $45

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Stanley 813 10in. Brace.
A heavy-duty brace with ball bearing chuck and pad. The ratchet mechanism works fine, as does the chuck. The brace looks good, retaining maybe 80% of its nickel plating. The handle and pad are made of some sort of tropical wood and retain most of their finish as well. A great user brace in a good general purpose size. $32

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Sargent No. 4 Size Smooth Plane.
his is an early Sargent plane, dating to 1902-1909 based on the logo on the blade. The plane has an overall dark patina and about 90% japanning remaining. The knob and tote are excellent with no chips or cracks. The 2in. blade has a lot of life left in it. The back is dark, but has no pitting the face of the blade and chip breaker are dark and pitted, but these won't affect use. The mechanical adjusters work fine. A good user at a bargain price. $22

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Stanley No. 4 Smooth Plane
This is a type 9 made between 1902-1907 according to the type study. It is a well-used tool that still has a lot of life left. The body is dark but the japanning is still excellent- at least 90%. The low knob is good, the tote has has a very well-repaired crack towards the top. The blade is long, clean and sharp. It will be a great user. $26

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Stanley SW No. 5 Jack Plane
This Sweetheart era plane is in excellent condition. The body is exceptionally clean and shiny, the japanning nearly perfect. The knob and tote are complete with no chips or cracks. The iron shows some use, but is is sharp and has a good 1 1/2in. of life left. The lever cap has about 80% japanning. The mechanical adjusters work perfectly. An excellent jack plane to use in your shop. $35

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Kimball 10in. Drawknife
This one has seen some use but was well-cared for and is still in very good condition. The blade has a slight radius to it which some folks like. The blade is sharp and has a good clean backside. The original maker's etch remains, though it's faint. The handles are tight. A perfect user. $26

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Stanley 51 Spokeshave.
This is a Sweetheart model made sometime ca. 1930. It has gullwing handles and a good blade with about 1/2in of life left. Japanning is about 75%. A good user. $18

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Interesting AG Bachelds Double Spokeshave.
Asahel Batchelder was an inventor and manufacturer in the mid-late 1800s. This spokeshave bears his name and the Lowell, MA location. This is a double spokeshave with one flat face and one concave. The iron frame is complete and solid. $20

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WWII Era Stanley No. 3 Small Smooth Plane.
This is a type 17 produced during WWII. All of the brass parts have been replaced with steel, save the blade adjusting wheel which is bakelite. The rosewood knob and tote have been replaced with nice stained hardwood, not the black painted hardwood most of these planes have. The tote has a well-repaired crack that was both glued and screwed. The blade is nice and clean with 2in. of life left. The body is clean but the japanning isn't great- about 50% or so remains. The adjusters work well. A great user. Left-over from last month and reduced to $30

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Very Early H. Disston 12in. Backsaw.
This saw probably dates to 1840-1850. It has the earliest optimistic eagle medallion. The apple handle has very longhorns and is free of chips or cracks. The three split nuts appear to never have been messed with and the handle is tight to the blade. The blade is 12inches long and a consistent 2 3/4in deep. It is straight. The front of the blade has some deep scaling but the back is clean. It will be a usable saw once it's sharpened. Configured with rip teeth, the scaling on the front of the plate won't matter. It is a very early Disston saw that can still be used today. $65

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Set of 13 Military Issue Irwin Pattern Auger Bits.
This set of bits is in its original green military pouch. It is marked "BG-46 FOR WOO BITS". The set contains 13 Irwin pattern btis and one exapnsive bit. A small pouch contains the alternate cutting spur for the expansive bit. The bits are all Irwin pattern with a single twist and coarse lead screw. These are ideal general-purpose buts which will work well in green or dry woods, hardwoods or softwood. The bits are all in very good condition, absolutely usable with good lead screws, cutting spurs and lips. A good working set of bits. $60

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Millers Falls No. 118 Two-Speed Breast Drill.
A heavy duty breast drill for big boring jobs. This drill can accommodate bits up to 3/8in in diameter. It is in very good condition overall with anout 95% finish on the body and a perfect chuck. t has two speeds with 3:1 and 1:1 drive ratios. The speeds are changed by depressing a button on the frame and removing the main gear. This example was made sometime between 1931-1957. It is in excellent mechanical condition with a smooth movement. A good worker. $25

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10in. Millers Falls Mohawk 10in. Ratchet Brace.
This brace was part of Millers Falls' "value line" of tools. It has hardwood head and handle rather than rosewood or lignum. The fit and finish is the same as the regular Millers Falls line. This example was made between 1935-1949. it has virtually all of its original finish. The chuck and ratchet work perfectly. The ball bearing head is tight and rotates freely. An excellent user. $24

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Outstanding Matched Set of 29 Early Bitstock Tools.
autstanding Matched Set of 29 Early Bitstock Tools. This is a complete set of early bits, very similar to the set shown on page 100 of The Joiner and Cabinetmaker. The set consists of all types of bits a joiner might need in his work from boring, to driving screws, to countersinking. The bits were made by Marsden Brother, a 19th century tool maker in Sheffield. The bits are all in very good or better condition. They come with a fitted canvas roll to protect the. The set contains the following:
10 Center Bits, sizes: 3/16, 1/4, 5/16, 11/32, 3/8, 1/2, 7/8, 1, 1 1/4, 1 3/8, and 1 1/2. All are in working order with good center points, lifters, and spurs. The first nine have the Marsden mark, the largest does not.
9 Nose Bits in sizes 1/16, 3/16 sash and 3/16 normal, 1/8, 1/4 sash and 1/4in normal length, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16. All have the Marsden mark, all are in excellent condition.
Two Shell Bits: 1/8 and 3/16.
4 Coutnersinks- one rose, one snail, and two flat, one small and one large, which could be used in wood or metal.
Square Rimer (reamer).
Large and small flat screwdrivers .
Matched sets of center bits, nose bits even more scarce. A matched set of this size is very rare. The bits are all usable and would make a great addition to your toolbox or collection. $125

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D. Copeland Plough Plane w/ Full Set of Irons
This is a very well made American plow plane made by Daniel Copeland. Copeland worked with some of the best Connecticut planemakers including Leonard Kennedy and Hermon Chapin. For a period of time between 1828 and 1842 he worked on his own in Hartford, CT. It was during this time that this plough plane was made. The plane is in very good condition overall. It has seen some use in its time, and it has a lot more life left in it. The body and arms are beech. The fence is solid boxwood. There are two boxwood thumbscrews in the top of the body that hold the arms securely. There is a brass thumbscrew that operates the depth stop. The stop has a full range of motion and moves smoothly. There are four brass tips on the arms. The fence is tight to the arms. The only defect I can spot is a tight crack in the forward part of the fence just before the arm. The crack is tight and stable. It won't be a problem. The plane comes with a full set of eight blades by various makers. The blades fit the plane well, the taper angle and width matching perfectly and all clearing the forward skate with plenty of room. The blades are all in good, usable condition. $140

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Stanley Doweling Jig No. 59 Absolutely Mint IOB
This is the best example of this useful Stanley tool I've found. It is a jig to help align and bore dowel joints and mortises. This tool is complete with the jig body, all six guides, and the often missing depth stop. This tool can make dowel connections in mitre, butt, and edge joints. It can also help bore out mortises using an auger bit. It is in absolutely mint condition with all original finishes, the original pasteboard box, and the original instruction booklet. $40

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Nice Beech and Boxwood T Rabbet Plane.
This plane functions similar to a Stanley 98/99 pair. It is able to trim the sides of rabbets or dados. it is used on its side and can work dados/rabbets up to 5/8in deep. The plane has a boxwood sole attached to the beech body with a nicely executed sliding dovetail. The blade is long and very clean and sharp. The plane is unmarked, other than the mark G.E. Hewitt that I assume is an owner's mark. The blade is pitched quite high and will work in the toughest woods. An interesting and usable plane. $32

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Excellent Rosewood Try Square
Unmarked, except for the owner's mark CS MARR neatly stamped at the top of the stock. I'd wager it's British based on the brass inlay, but I may be wrong. The outstanding feature is the wide, thick blade measuring 14in. long and 2 3/4in. wide. It is straight and square. The rosewood is beautiful with deep red/brown grain. It is an excellent user for large layout work like marking across wide boards before crosscutting. $30

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Extra Long Buck Brothers 2in. Incannell gouge.
A monster gouge in excellent condition. The blade is 2in wide with a flat sweep. It measures 8 1/2in to the stat of the tang, and 17in. overall. The blade is in excellent shape with no pitting on the back. There is a small chip in the bevel that will need to be ground out. The apple handle has two tiny, tight checks. An scarce large coping chisel in great shape. $30

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Three Buck Brothers Tang Chisels
All three chisels are straight-side tang chisels with excellent handles. The sizes are 3/8, 1/2, and 3/4 inches wide. The two smaller have apple handles, the larger an ash handle. These are high-quality edge tools.in good, usable condition. $25/trio

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Outstanding Matched Set of Eight Patternmaker's Crank-Neck Gouges.
This set of eight gouges is in excellent condition. They are all sharp and ready to work, appearing as if they were just taken from a patternmaker's bench. Most of the gouges are stamped with the mark of William Marples and Sons, the well-known Sheffield toolmaker. One gouge was made by Ward, a Sheffield edge tool maker. Ward is well known for their high quality edge tools. In fact, many of the Addis edge tools that are revered by users and collectors were made by Ward. This set of crank-neck paring/coping gouges were designed for the special needs of patternmakers but are also for general cabinetmaking, especially for coping molding profiles. The gouges all have seen some careful use. They share the same owners' marks "A WARWICK" and "A BUCKLEY". The gouges all have gorgeous boxwood handles, all with a nice patina acquired by age and use. Some clearly show the marks from the previous owners' hands on them. The gouges are all in excellent working shape with extra clean blades, razor sharp bevels, and not a hint of rust or pitting anywhere. The handles are all tight to the tangs. The sizes included are: 1/2in. deep sweep, 1in. flat sweep, 1in. regular sweep, 1 1/8in. flat, 1 1/8 regular sweep, 1 1/4 regular, 1 1/4in. flat, 1 1/4in. very flat- almost a chisel. The similarity in widths and assortment of sweeps suggest they were used for a very specific job. They are a great working set of gouges in great shape. $220

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3/16in. Slipped Side Bead by C. Nurse.
Nurse made planes in London and elsewhere for almost 100 years from 1841-1937. This plane bears the 3 Mill St. mark at the toe, dating it to 1867-1886 according to Goodman's book. The plane is in excellent condition with a clean body showing no chips or cracks. The profile is fully boxed, he boxwood also in excellent condition and not warped. A slipped side bead has a removable "slipped" side plate that can be removed to allow the plane to work against another molding profile in a built-up molding. The blade is long and sharp. A good, usable molding plane in the most popular size among users. $30

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I. Blood 12in. Broad Axe.
This is a good, usable broad axe by this Ballston, NY edge tool maker. The blade is a hair under 12in. wide and in excellent shape. The bevel is still sharp enough to use, though it could stand to be honed. The back face is clean without pitting. Most importantly, it retains its proper grind, with the bevel shaped like a chisel, not a knife edge. The handle has some tight cracks in it. It appears to be original and is tight to the head and strong. The handle curves to the left for a left-handed user. The axe weighs 6lbs 2oz total, with the head probably weighing about 5 1/2lbs. The blade rings like a bell when tapped. I tried it out for a while, cleaning up some small logs I plan to split for fence posts and it worked well. $90

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Nice Mahogany Wedge-Lock Panel Gauge
A simple, user-made panel gauge with a 20in beam. The head is nicely shaped to accept the user's hand. The head is held in place with a wedge lock. A simple but very useful gauge. $16

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Stanley no. 923 Ratchet Brace
A good 10in. ratchet brace with a ball bearing head and good chuck. The head and handle are tight rotate freely. The chuck and ratchet are perfect. A great user in a good general-purpose size. $26

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Massive Panel Raiser by John Bell, Philadelphia.
This panel raiser measures 15 inches long and 3 3/4in wide. There are fences on the sole and side that regulate the width and depth of cut. The single iron is massive- 3in. wide and skewed, capable of cutting up to 2 1/2in. It is clearly marked with the Butcher brand and has lots of life left. The open tote has an old repair to the tip of the horn, a tight repair. A good, usable panel raiser. A very scarce plane. $70

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8in Gent's Brace.
An early British brace, it is unmarked, but of very high quality. The frame is nickel plated steel. The nickel is in very good shape and still quite bright. The head is very nicely turned, curving in on itself to fit the user's hand and is quite comfortable. The chuck is simple- a nickel plated screw holds a square taper shank bit in place. The head is very tight to the frame and rotates freely. It has about an eight inch sweep, a good general purpose size for light boring or to use as a screwdriver or countersink. A good-looking, usable brace. $30

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DR Barton 5/16in. Dado Plane.
An excellent working plane by this Rochester, NY toolmaker. The plane is in excellent condition- the body is clean and free of chips or cracks. The blade is sharp, long, and clean. The nickers are long and sharp as well. The brass depth stop is regulated with a brass thumbscrew. The body is straight, not warped or twisted as is common with dado planes. This is an excellent user in a scarce, but useful, size. $45

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Wedge-Lock Slitting/Knife Gauge
his is a user-made tool, made from what appears to be maple with a contrasting mahogany head. The head is locked with a wedge which holds it very tight to the beam. The marking knife is also held in place with a wedge. A very well-made tool that will work well. Slitting gauges are useful when marking across the grain, leaving a clean, crisp mark. $20

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Early Stanley No. 53 Spokeshave.
The 53 is generally considered to be one of Stanley's best spokeshaves- the key feature is the spring-loaded adjustable mouth that lets you close down the mouth aperture which is handy when working tricky woods. This one is an early example with an unmarked body and the early circular Stanley logo on the blade. It's seen a lot of use but the blade is still sharp and has about 1/2in of life left. The springs are strong and the mouth closes and opens easily. A good worker. $22

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Exceptional DR Barton No. 35 Wide, Flat Back-Bent Gouge.
This London pattern carving gouge was made by D.R. Barton, the well-known and highly collectible maker of fine edge tools in Rochester, NY. Barton operated from 1849-1874. This gouge is an exceptional example with a nice wide, flat sweep. It is 7/8in. wide at the business end. It is in excellent condition with a sharp bevel and absolutely no pitting or rust on the flat inner face. The handle is interesting- it is marked "Nicholson, Patented, Spun Ferrule". The spun brass ferrule is curved and meets the curve of the forged tang nicely. This is an excellent gouge with a scarce profile in good working order. $35

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Nice Moahgany Mortise/Marking Gauge
An excellent user, this gauge can mark both sides of a mortise, or used on the other side to mark a single line. The head has two inlaid brass wear strips. The head is held in place with a steel thumbscrew. All three points are extra long and have lots of life left. A good-looking, useful gauge. $25

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Nice Compassed T-Rabbet by Moon.
Thomas Moon made planes in London from ca. 1795-1851. The Lincolns Inn Fields address dates to 1831-1851 according to Goodman. This is a specialized and interesting plane. It is intended to trim the side of curved rabbets. The body is good, save a very old chip out of the thin curved sole. The blade has about 1/2in. of life left. The maker's mark is bold and clear. $28

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Crisp Radiused Rabbet Plane
A scarce plane capable of tramming and cutting rabbets on the inside of a curve. It has a boat-shaped body, slightly smaller than normal molding planes. Likely a coachmaker's plane, this example has seen no use at all. The 1 1/4in. blade is full-length and sharp. The body shows no hammer marks. There are owner's marks at heel and toe, but no maker's mark. The blade is pitched higher than usual. An exceptionally clean plane in an interesting configuration. $32

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Huge Handmade Outside Calipers.
This is one of the largest outside calipers I've seen measuring 16in tall with a maximum opening of almost 24 inches. Good for woodtturners working with large hollow forms on the lathe or the budding amateur equine phrenologist. They are in good condition with a tight hinge. $14

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Gorgeous Polled Adze by L&I.J White.
his is a 4 1/4in. wide adze by this well respected Buffalo, NY edge tool maker. The adze is in excellent condition and appears to be almost unused. The bevel is sharp and the face is flat with absolutely no rust or pitting. The handle is also original. It appears to be hickory and has a nice bend to it. The handle easily detaches from the head to allow for easy sharpening. An excellent adze to put to use. $65

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Two "Special" Grooving Planes by Sandusky.
These planes are both stamped with the "special" designation at the toe. There is no model number, which makes sense. The planes cut 1/8 and 3/16 grooves respectively. The planes both have steel skates to support the blades. There is also an adjustable steel plate on the side that appers to be a depth stop of some sort. These look like they might be ideal for use as drawer bottom planes. Both planes are in excellent condition with nearly perfect bodies and blades. A rare and posibbly unique set of planes. $60

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Very Rare Buck Brothers 4in Drawknife
This is a true 4in straight-handle drawknife, not a patternmaker's shave, but a miniature drawknife. Buck Brothers listed the 4in. size in their catalogs but today they are very, very rare. This is only the second I have come across in over 11 years. The drawknife is in very good condition. The blade is very sharp and looks to have never been used. The handles are tight and complete with all original finish. An excellent example of a very rare tool. $95

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Nice 22in. Wooden Jointer.
This plane is 22in with a 2 1/2in. wide double iron by Moulson Brothers. The iron is sharp and in good condition with over 3/4in. of life left. The body is in excellent shape with no chips or damage, and a very clean, flat sole. The closed tote is perfect- tight to the body and with a nice long horn. The maker's mark is unreadable. A great user jointer. $45

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Quirk Ogee and Astragal Plane by Christie.
Francis Christie worked from 1820-37 in Aberdeen. This plane has the classic look and feel of an early British plane. The stock has broad flat chamfers and the wedge has the rounded finial typical of planes of this period. The plane cuts an interesting steep quirk ogee and astragal. The profile is double boxed- both the quirk and entire astragal are boxed. The iron is bedded at York pitch, ideal for hardwoods. The plane has seen quite a bit of use (a very good sign) as a result the blade is a short, but still has decades more life left in it. The blade is sharp, ground to match the profile precisely, and has a clean, shiny back. It won't take more than a honing to begin using it. The sole does have a thin auxiliary fence applied to the non-escapement side of the sole. This provides additional bearing surface and makes the plane easier to use. An unusual but useful profile. $55

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Very Early Pair of Dado Planes by I. Sym.
Jonathan Sym made planes in London between 1753-1803 according to Goodman. Considering their age, these planes are in remarkable condition. The larger cuts a 3/4in. dado, the smaller 3/8in dado, both very useful sizes. Both feature tombstone depth stops with wooden thumbscrews tohold the stops in place. The nickers are in good shape with lots of life left. The blades are both very clean and will sharpen up easily. The bodies are in good condition, showing some 200+ years of dings and scratches, but no chips or cracks anywhere. Both planes have the same Wm. Garner owner's marks at the toe. A remarkably well-preserved pair of planes that are absolutely usable. $85

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Millers Falls no. 41 Spiral Screwdriver
A nice example made between 1900-25. This model has selector that engages either the forward or reverse spirals on the shaft. It can also lock the head to allow it to be used as a normal screwdriver. The tool is in excellent condition with nearly perfect nickel plating and a silky smooth movement. $14

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Nice Flat 5/8in. Ogee by John Miller.
Miller made planes in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from 1834-1875. This plane bears the 73 Clayton St. location which dates to 1855-75 according to Goodman. The plane is in excellent condition overall with a clean body and only signs of light use. The plane was intended for sash work but can be used anywhere you want a nice flat ogee, an ideal treatment for a shelf edge. It's an easy plane to use with a nice wide fence and depth stop. The blade is long and clean and fairly sharp. It won't take more than a honing to put it to work. A great worker. $36

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North Brothers Yankee No. 30 Spiral Ratchet Screwdriver.
This tool predates the 1946 Stanley acquisition. It has seven patent dates on the shaft, the latest being 1915. The tool is in excellent mechanical condition with a good spiral shaft, chuck, and ratchet mechanism. The tool retains most of its original finish and operated perfectly. It can operate as a ratchet screwdriver with the spiral shaft locked, or an automatic screwdriver. A great user. $22

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Beech Coachmaker's Router
An early tool in very good condition. The beech body has a nice golden patina and has no chips or cracks. There is a maker's mark but it is too light to make out. The blade is in excellent condition. $24

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"Pride of England" 26in. Handsaw.
This saw probably dates to the mid-20th century. It was made in the UK of "Sheffield Steel. The etch features a slick looking coupe, maybe an Aston Martin. The blade is 26in and 9PPI. It is straight and clean and has a nice ring to it. The hardwood handle is in excellent shape with most of the original finish. Not the sexiest, but it will be a good worker. $24

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Nice Reid Patent Lightening Push Brace.
This is a a very good example of the Reid patent drill. It accepts just about any square shank bit. It works by pumping the handle up and down to advance a bit. The drill can make use of the operator's weight to really put some force behind a bit. I've used mine with bits up to 1/2in. with no problem. This example is in excellent mechanical condition with the spiral shaft advancing freely. The body has almost perfect shiny nickel. The hardwood handle, washer and chuck as also in good condition. A fun tool to use. $24

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Sargent, VBM, No. 3422 Transitional Jointer Plane.
This is an early Sargent plane, dating to 1902-1909 based on the logo on the blade. A good, usable jointer plane with a nice beech body. There are no chips or cracks in the body. The beech knob and tote are perfect. The blade is long and clean. The black japanning on the body is nearly perfect. All mechanical adjusters work fine. A great usable jointer. $45

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Excellent 1/2in. Side Bead by Greenslade.
This Bristol plane maker was in business for more than 110 years. Their planes are all well-made and make great users. This one has an earlier appearance with well-defined, flat chamfers. The blade is bedded at York pitch. The iron is long and wicked sharp, ready to work. The boxing is perfect. The plane is extra clean and in excellent condition overall. $26

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Beech Mortise/Marking Gauge by Marples.
This is an excellent user marking gauge by Marples. It has a single pin on one side of the beam, two pins on the other side for marking mortises. The movable pin is regulated with a thumb piece on the brass stock. The head and pin are fixed in place with a brass thumb screw. All three pins are very long and sharp with a lot of life left. The tool has some dings and scratches from being in a toolbox, but it's in very good condition overall. The Marples mark is light, but I can make out the last letters of the name and their trademark. $24

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H. Chapin No. 114 Fore/Jointer Plane.
This is a 22in bench plane with a 2 1/2in wide double iron. The blade was made by the Baldwin Tool Co.. It is thick and tapered with over 2 in. of life left. The body is in good condition, a bit dirty but it has a flat sole. The plane has a nice closed tote. The horn has been shortened at some point. It's a massive plane made of dense beech. It will be a good user. $40

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Silex 6in. Pin Marking Gauge
This is a simple all-steel pin marking gauge. The beam is graduated, almost all of the nickel plating remains. This is the first tool I've found by this Australian manufacturer. $14

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Pair of Large Gouges.Two gouges- a 1 1/4in. square-ground gouge by G&W Marshall. Excellent condition with a nice clean blade. And a thumbnail ground 1 1/2in gouge by James Marsh in very good condition with an oversize handle, possible a spindle gouge for lathe work.
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Marten Doscher, NY, 1/2in. Side Bead.
This is a medium sized bead, good for larger work where you want the bead to be noticed at a distance. It makes a nice detail along a rail or gate for example. The pane is in very good condition. The body is clean and shows minimal use. There are no chips or cracks. The blade is full-length, very clean, and sharp. The profile is fully boxed and the boxed quirk is perfectly straight. An excellent user. $24

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1/4in. Center Bead by Gladwin and Appleton, Boston.
This plane is in excellent condition and shows little use. The body is nearly perfect. The boxing is complete and straight. The blade is clean and sharp. A good user. $26

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Mint 5/16 Cock Bead by John Harley, Liverpool.
This is a true cockbead plane with a boxed profile in nearly mint condition. The body is crisp and clean with hardly any scratches. There are no hammer marks and the plane appears to be unused. The blade is sharp and in good condition. Harley sold planes in Liverpool from 1875-1922. A fantastic plane with a very rare profile. $45

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Gorgeous Solid Brass 10in. Sliding Bevel.
A wonderful user-made tool, this sliding bevel is solid brass and weighs in at almost a pound. The craftsmanship is excellent, the fit and finish top notch. It is unmarked except for the owner's mark G. CRANE. There is a stout brass wingnut that holds the blade securely in place. The brass has a nice patina and hasn't been cleaned or polished. It's a good-looking, useful tool that may be unique. $30

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Huge Buck Brothers 2in. Incannell Gouge
This is a monster paring gouge with a 2in. wide medium sweep blade that measures 8 inches to the start of the tang and 18in. overall. The back of the blade has some pitting for the first inch, after that it's fine. If you want to put it to use you could back-bevel it or grind past the pitted area- there's plenty of meat left on it. The handle is extra large and in good condition. $28

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J. Denison Moving Fillister.
This plane is in excellent condition, showing only light use. The blade is in excellent shape, sharp and clean. The nicker blade is dovetailed into the body and remains tight and usable. The screws that hold the fence in place are also tight, not stripped like many are. The boxing is perfect, showing no wear in the leading corner. A good, usable moving fillister. $50

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Stanley No. 77 Rosewood Marking and Mortise Gauge
A useful gauge capable of marking with a single pin or both mortising pins. Unlike many, this one is clearly marked with the Stanley logo and the model number. All three pins are long. The movable pin adjusts easily with the brass thumbscrew. There is a brass show underneath the screw that holds the head in place. There is a brass wear plate on the head. It has striking rosewood grain. A good-looking, useful gauge. $32

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Clean Stanley 65 solid Boxwood Marking Gauge.
This gauge has an extra clean beam with bright, clean markings. It is a Sweetheart era tool from ca. 1920-30. The marking pin is very long and has enough meat left to allow you to reshape it into a knifepoint if you want. The boxwood head is secured with a brass thumbscrew. There is a brass shoe to protect the beam and a brass wear strip on the head. A great user and a good-looking gauge. $24

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Stanley 5 1/2 Type 11 Heavy Jack Plane.
This is a well-used heavy jack plane- slightly longer and wide, giving it more mass and cutting width than the standard No. 5 jack plane. The plane is a type 11 from ca. 1910-18. The cap iron and the bottom of the frog are both cast with the special "2 1/4" mark because of their odd size- the 5 1/2 was the only plane to carry this size blade. It saw a lot of action over its 90+ years, so much so that the original blade was used up and replaced by a former owner. The blade was made sometime after Stanley discontinued the 2 1/4in. wide blades that the 5 1/2 sported up until 1939. The industrious and frugal former owner decided to work around the lack of a proper blade by purchasing a slightly larger 2 3/8in wide blade and carefully grinding down the sides to fit the 2 1/4in frog, cap iron, and lever cap. The new blade is in excellent condition, clean, long and properly sharpened for a jack with a nice camber to it. The modified blade makes the plane less attractive to collectors, but the plane is absolutely usable. The body shows the dings and scratches you'd expect from a plane of this age that's seen this much use. The knob is very good, the tote has a small chip from the base and another by the tip of the horn, nothing major. All adjusters work fine. It will be a good user. $40

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Interesting Pair of Miniature Hollow and Round Molding Planes.
This pair of planes has walnut bodies and wedges. The soles of both planes are completely "boxed" with contrasting woods- the hollow has a boxwood sole, the round ebony. The blades are 3/16in. wide, making them about a size No. 2. The bodies are 7in. long, shorter than usual. The planes are unmarked. The planes are absolutely functional and have good blades. A very interesting pair of planes. $40

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Varvill and Sons Wedge-Arm Plough Plane w/ Full Set of Irons
This is a beautiful British plow in perfect working order. This plane was made by Varvill and Sons at the Ebor Works in York, England. Varvill is known for making the highest quality planes. Their planes are not only excellent users, but also of the highest fit and finish. This plane is no exception. The beech body is a bit shorter than most at 7 3/4in. long, giving it a nice compact feel in the hand. The arms fit tightly to the body and the wedges hold them securely, needing just finger pressure to set snug while the fence is adjusted than need just a light hammer tap to set absolutely securely. One wedge is original, the other is a replacement made fromjet black ebony.The fence is nicely profiled and is held securely to the arms. The depth stop is regulated with a thumbscrew and has full range of motion. The depth stop is secured with a screw holding tight to the beautifully crafted brass cathedral window. All four brass arm tips are present. The plane comes with a full set of eight blades by various makers. The blades fit the plane well, the taper angle and width matching perfectly and all clearing the forward skate with plenty of room. The blades are all in good, usable condition. The plane shows some careful use and is in very good condition overall. An excellent small plow to put to use. $145

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Nice 10in. Brass Back Dovetail Saw by Wheatman and and Smith
One of the nicest dovetail saws I've found, this one has a 10in. plate just over 2in. deep. The plate is clean and almost perfectly straight- there is a very slight wave just back from the toe, perhaps 1/16in or less out of true. There is no pitting and the brass back is clearly marked. The handle has exceptionally long horns, and a pronounced hook. If I had to guess I'd say it dates to about 1860-1880. The handle is tight to the plate. It fits very well in the hand. After a sharpening it will make a fine user. $75

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J. Kellogg, Amherst, MA 3/8in. Dado Plane
This is an exceptional dado plane by this late 19th century plane maker. The body is very clean and has only a few tiny dings. The sole is dead straight. The blade and nicker are perfect. The steel depth stop is regulated with a brass thumbscrew. It shows almost no use. It will be an excellent user for many years. $45

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Stanley No. 25 8in Sliding Bevel.
Rosewood and brass, the standard sliding bevel out there. The brass thumb lever locks the blade tight. The rosewood is in good shape and has most original finishes. $12

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Crown Tools 10in. Rosewood and Brass Sliding Bevel.
early mint, made in Sheffield, England. Left-over from last month and reduced to $8

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Millers Falls No. 14 Jack Plane.
This is the Millers Falls version of the Stanley 5. The Millers Falls bench planes were very well-made planes, with thick, stout castings, and precisely machined mating surfaces. Many folks think the patented two-piece lever cap is an improvement over the traditional Stanley stlye cap. This plane is in very good condition. The body is clean, the japanning is 99% or better. The knob and tote have no chips or cracks. The original blade, marked "Solid Tool Steel" is long and clean with no pitting. An excellent jack plane to put to use. $28

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J. Kellogg 16in. Jack Plane.
This is a great plane for roughing down and flattening planks. The body is 16in. long with an open tote. The 2 in. double iron is by Charles Buck. It is in very good condition with about 2 1/4in. of life left and a good camber to it. The sole has seen some wear and the mouth is open, but it will function very well as a roughing plane and even better on green wood. $22

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Millers Falls no. 17 Block Plane.
his block plane has a 1 5/8in. iron and closely resembles a Stanley 9 1/2 except that it is one inch longer, a good size for someone with larger hands. It has a standard angle blade and an adjustable mouth. The mechanical adjusters work well. The blade is long and has a clean back with no rust. The japanning is nearly perfect. An excellent, usable, block plane in a nice larger size. $30

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Star Tool Co. 10in Sliding Bevel
This is one of the better sliding bevel designs made. The blade is set with a brass thumbscrew that is recessed into the solid brass head. The tool has a good heft to it due to that large brass head. The blade locks tight and the locking mechanism doesn't interfere with the bevel laying flat on the work. It isn't marked with the Start name, but it does have Howard's Nov 5, 1867 patent date on it. The body and blade are clean, the brass nicely patinated. A good-looking, useful gauge $25

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J. Denison Pair of 7/8in. Hollow and Round Molding Planes
John Denison worked in Saybrook, Ct around 1850-1860. These planes are marked at the heel with the 7/8in. designation, indicating the radius of the arc they cut. This is a refreshing change from the archaic numbering system most makers used. The planes match each other exactly, but they were not always a pair, one has an owner's mark, the other is unmarked. They are both in very good condition with nice, long blades. A good usable pair of planes in a very useful size. $45

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Stanley No. 104 12in. Level.
A nice small bench level with two good level vials and nearly perfect cherry stock. $15

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Early Stanley Jack Plane.
This is a type 6 from ca. 1888-1892. The plane is in amazing condition and appears to have been used very little, if at all. The body is extra clean and the japanning is about 99%- it's not a repaint job either. The rosewood knob and tote are nearly perfect with no chips or cracks. The blade and chip breaker are original to the plane. The blade is nearly full-length and quite clean. It's also sharp. The mechanical adjusters work smoothly. A good-looking, early Stanley plane that will be a fantastic user. $40

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Stanley No. 3 Small Smooth Plane.
This is a type 19, made shortly after WWII. It is a good, sound usable plane. It has seen a lot of use for sure.. The body is fairly clean, which is a good sign. The japanning is in poor shape towards the rear of the plane, perhaps 40% remaining. There is no rust, however, and the plane looks good. The knob and tote show the normal amount of wear but are complete and free of chips or cracks. The blade in this plane was almost completely used up when I found it. I have replaced it with a nearly new Stanley blade from the same era. This is is a tool that's seen a lot of use and is ready for more. $30

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Geenfield Tool Co. 1/8in. Side Bead.
Exceptionally crisp showing no use at all. There are several "EF Saunders" owner's marks on it. The body is clean with crisp edges. The blade is full length, sharp, and has no pitting. The boxing is perfect. The edge fits perfectly. An excellent usable plane in a nice small size. $32

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Big 22in. Razee Jointer by JE Childs.
John Child made planes in Providence, RI from 1850-1880. This plane is 22inches long with a nice closed tote. The blade is 2 1/2in. wide with 1 1/4in. of life left. The blade is nice and clean and will sharpen up easily. The closed tote is excellent with no chips or cracks. The body is exceptionally clean with almost no checks and spectacular ray fleck. Many folks prefer the razee style of plane for its reduced weight and lower hand height. An excellent user. $55

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Interesting Bent Flat Spoon Gouge.
This is a rather unique profile in my experience. It is a bent spoon 5/8in. gouge with a very flat sweep. The handle is tight to the blade and also of a unique shape. It is a well-made tool, very sharp, and ready to work. Left-over from last month and reduced to $20

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Early No. 55 Stanley Concave Spokeshave.
A scarce Stanley spokeshave, this one dates to right before the turn of the 20th century based on the S casting mark. The body retains more than 95% of the original japanning. The blade is virtually full length and has a clean back. A great user spokeshave for round work- chair legs and the like. $40

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Matched Set of Three Side Beads by Collier, London.
These three side beads have always been together bearing the same maker's and owner's marks and a similar patina. The Collier firm made wooden planes and also resold planes made by Griffiths in the late 19th and early 20th century. These planes are all in excellent condition with extra clean bodies, pristine blades, and perfect boxing. The planes are size 3/8, 1/2, and 5/8in. The smallest two planes are slipped, featuring a detachable side plate that allows them to run a bead directly against another molding feature in a built-up profile. The planes are in perfect working order, showing very light use and waiting for more. $100

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J. Denison 1/2in Quirk Ogee.
A nice, graceful profile ideal for medium size furniture projects. The plane is in very good condition. As found it still had old mahogany shavings in the throat. The plane has been used quite a bit (a good sign!) but was cared for and has a lot of life left. The blade is sharp and clean and matches the sole precisely. The only fault is a small chip missing from the boxing in back of the blade, a minor fault that will have no effect on how the plane works. An excellent plane to add to your arsenal of molding planes. $45

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Excellent Pair of Greenfield No. 15 Hollow and Round Molding Planes
This is a matched pair of planes that has always been together. The planes are a Greenfield size 15 which cuts a 1 1/4in. radius arc. The plane are exceptionally clean showing only minimal use. The bodies are clean with no chips or cracks. The blades are long and clean and will require little work to get them running. A perfect usable pair of planes. $50

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Stanley 742 10in. Brace.
A later model, made in England, but a solid user. The pad has ball bearings and is tight and rotates easily. The chuck and ratchet both work well. The pad and handle are black plastic or permaloid, but feel good and work fine. The nickel plating on the frame is almost perfect. A good general-purpose brace. $20

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Matched Pair of H. Wels 1in. Tongue and Groove Planes.
Henry Wells made planes in Northampton, MA from 1847-1856. He apprenticed under H. Chapin from 1836-40. This pair of planes is in excellent condition. The bodies are clean and crisp, the irons perfect- long and sharp without a hint of rust or pitting. The fences on both planes are steel plates to resist wear. This is a good pair of planes for larger tongue and groove work in thick boards, like the thick planks used in a tool chest. $50

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Large Steep Quirk Ovolo with Bead molder by J&L Denison.
The planemaking partnership of John and Lester Denison operated in Saybrook, CT from 1832-1840. This mark is not listed in AWP-IV but the other marks from this company rate (**) for rarity. This plane is a wide, shallow quirk ovolo and bead. The body is in good condition- clean with no chips or cracks. There are two old work holes in it. There is a small rough area in the upper part of the escapement. The sole is triple-boxed, one strip having a tight crack. The blade is properly ground and looks little-used. There is one area of light pitting, but it is absolutely usable. The heel is marked with the depth- 5/8in. The profile is the perfect size for case pieces or as part of a casing or other molding. Left-over from last month and reduced to $35

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16in. Jack/Fore Plane by Gladwin and Appleton.
his is a nice open handle jack/fore plane by this Boston area planemaking partnership. Gladwin and Appleton worked in Chelsea, MA from 1873-1877. This is a high quality bench plane in very good condition overall. The body has a few tiny checks, and some scratches on the sole. The open tote is tight and complete with a long, fine horn. The 2 1/8in. double iron is was made by Moulson Brothers. It is thick and tapered, with 2 1/4in. of life left. The sole is flat and shows only minor wear. An excellent bench plane to use as a jack or fore plane. $30

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Warrick Bros., Glasgow, 1 1/4in. Paring Gouge
A high-quality incannell gouge with a 1 1/4in. swide with a flat sweep. The handle is short and fits nicely in the palm. It's clearly designed for light paring work. The back of the blade is clean and the bevel very sharp. Ready to work. $24

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G. I. Mix 7/8in. Bevel-Edge Paring Chisel.
Marked twice with the logo: "G.I. Mix No. 1 Exc.". This is a high quality paring chisel measuring 6 in. to the start of the socket and 12 in. overall. There is some very light pitting on the back that will clean up easily. It will be a good user. $10

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Arrowammett Works, Middletown, 3/4in. Side Bead.
This is a high-quality side bead marked with the Arrowammett name which was a mark used by the Baldwin Tool Co on planes made at their Arrowammett works in Middletown, CT. The operation was in business from approx. 1836-1857. The plane is in excellent condition overall showing absolutely no use at all. the profile is fuly boxed with gorgeous hammerhead boxing. The blade is long and sharp with no rust or pitting. The body and wedge show no wear or hammer marks at all. A great user side bead for larger scale projects. $24

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Beautiful British Rosewood Mortise Gauge.
This tool is unmarked, but almost certainly British judging by the brass inlay around the fixing screw in the head and the thumb adjuster that moves the floating pin. The gauge is in excellent condition with crisp, sharp edges, almost no signs of use, and two long points. The beam and head are made of deep, rich rosewood. It has a good heft in the hand. A great mortise gauge to use. $35

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Stanley Rosewood and Brass Oval-Head Marking Gauge.
Not marked with the Stanley name, but it does have Traut's Aug 5 1873 clearly marked on the head. This patent covers the adjustable pin. The pin is long with lots of life left. This gauge is made of nice rosewood and has a brass thumbscrew to secure the head to the beam. There is a brass shoe under the screw to protect the beam. There is also a brass wear plate in the head. A nice, usable gauge. $22

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5/8in. Dado Plane by Butler, Philda.
John Buter was an early Philadelphia plane maker, working from 1791 to approx. 1830. The plane is in great shape considering how old it may be. The plane stock has exceptional ray fleck and a great appearance. The plane is straight, not warped or twisted. The nicker and blade have lots of life left. The tombstone depth stop is very tight in its mortise and will perform well. A very early, absolutely usable dado. $45

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Small Spokeshave.
This shave doesn't have a maker's mark, just the No. 17 and Made in USA. The shave is small, only 8in overall with a 1 3/4in wide blade. It has nice gull wing handles and good, long blade that is very sharp. A nice fine shave for small work. Ready to work. $22

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Nobles Mfg. Co. 10in Adjustable Handle Drawknife.
A good user with an exceptional blade- very long, quite sharp, and with a very clean back. The blade is marked with the Nobles mark, the size, and the Dec, 1857 patent date. The handles can be adjusted to virtually any angle and are secured with open bolts on the ends of the tang. The blade has a sligt radius to it which some folks prefer. A great user. $32

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Mint, Unused Compassed Rabbet by Griffiths, Norwich
Griffiths made planes for over 150 years from ca. 1803-1958. They were a prolific maker of high quality planes, yet they employed few hands, perhaps as few as 12 at their peak. This plane is crisp and unused showing no hammer marks, chips, or even scratches. The plane is a compassed rabbet, possibly a coachmaker's plane. It is a bit shorter than usual, 5 3/4in in length. The blade is 1 1/4in. wide and full-length. The blade is pitched extremely high, even for a rabbet. A nice, crisp, usable plane. $32

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H. Chapin Union Factory, 7/8in. Dado Plane.
This is a good, solid user showing almost no use at all. The heel has a crisp owner's stamp "J.W. Luther" and what looks like the original price penciled on the heel. The nicker and blade are full-length. The blade is very clean and sharp with no pitting at all. The wedges fit well and the body has no chips or cracks. A dado this size is handy for stout work like the thick walls of a chest or similar. $30

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Nice early Single Iron Jack/fore Plane by Kellogg, Amherst.
his is a fairly scarce single iron 18in jack/fore plane. The plane was made by J. Kellogg in Amherst, MA. The plane measures 16 overall with a 2 1/8in. iron. The laminated iron is thick and tapered with a clean face. The bevel is chipped and will need to be reground. The open tote is in excellent shape with no chips or cracks. There is a tight crack in the right side just behind the wedge- see photo. It has been stabilized with glue and will not open at all when forced. I'm confident it is stable and will not cause any problems at all. A good user fore/jack plane. Left-over from last month and reduced to $25

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Stanley Jack Plane.
This is a type 18 jack plane, made for only a few short years after the close of WWII. These planes are easily distinguished by the diagonal knurling on the blade adjusting knob. The type 18s are generally regarded as high-quality, well made planes, despite their "modern' vintage. These planes have a mix of wartime and post-war features. This one has hardwood handles but a brass hardware and a nickel-plated lever cap. The plane is in excellent condition with a very clean body and about 99% japanning. The knob and tote have some minor finish loss but no chips or cracks at all. The mechanical adjusters all work perfectly. The blade is full length and quite sharp. A great user jack plane. $35

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Interesting Long, Low-Angle Plane
This plane measures 13in. long but only 2 in. wide with a 1 1/2in. wide blade. There is no maker's mark, only an owner's mark J W Parker at the toe. The body is beech. It is free of chips or cracks, and only slightly dirty. The single iron is long and clean. An interesting special-purpose plane. $25

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Millers Falls No. 9 Smooth Plane.
This is the Millers Falls version of the Stanley 4. The Millers Falls bench planes were very well-made planes, with thick, stout castings, and precisely machined mating surfaces. Many folks think the patented two-piece lever cap is an improvement over the traditional Stanley style cap. This plane is in good condition. The body is clean, the japanning nearly perfect. There are paint splatters and residue toward the knob that would clean up with a little elbow grease. Otherwise, the knob and tote are flawless. The mechanical parts are in excellent condition. The nice thing about these Millers Falls planes is that the blade adjuster has very, very little slop in it. The blade is a later replacement by Record of England. It is in excellent condition, long and clean. It is marked Tungsten Vanadium Tool Steel.. The cap iron is original, which is important. A lot of times using a Stanley cap iron with a Millers Falls plane gives poor results, resulting in a blade that won't retract all the way. This is a great user plane. $26

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Small Unmarked 1/4in Cove Molding Plane
A nice crisp plane that cuts a small 1/4in wide and 1/4in deep cove. The plane is in excellent condition with an excellent blade and extremely tight mouth. The blade is bedded at York pitch, ideal for hardwoods. The plane is unmarked except for two owner's marks. There are some very small, minor checks, otherwise it's in great shape. The blade is sharp and ground properly. An excellent user plane that cuts a nice crisp profile. $40

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Small Square Ovolo by S. King, Hull.
Samuel King was one of the earliest documented British planemakers. Goodman's book has his working dates starting in 1744 and continuing in various partnerships and formations until 1907. Samuel worked on his own in Hull from 1744-1781. The S.KING mark on this plane can't be dated exactly, but based on the characteristics of the plane and the data in Goodman's book I believe the plane dates to the latter part of the 18th century. Despite its age, the plane is in very good condition. The maker's mark on the toe is bold, the body has the dings and scratches you'd expect but no damage. The blade has pitting on the face, but it can be lapped out. It cuts a nice small square ovolo profile. $35

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Millers Falls No. 118 Two-Speed Breast Drill.
This is a heavy-duty breast drill capable of holding bits with 0-1/2in. shanks. It has two speeds with 3:1 and 1:1 drive ratios. The speeds are changed by depressing a button on the frame and removing the main gear. This example was made sometime between 1931-1957. It is in excellent condition with at least 99% japanning and almost perfect red paint on the gear. The chuck works perfectly and the level vial is intact. The drill's action is exceptionally smooth. An excellent breast drill for all sorts of heavy-duty boring. Left-over from last month and reduced to $25

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Early Saw Set/Wrest.
This is a rather interesting saw wrest with an auxiliary brass attachment that I can't identify. Very good condition overall. $14

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Wartime Stanley No. 4 Smooth Plane
This is a WWII era plane in fantastic condition. The body is clean and the japanning perfect. The knob and tote are nearly perfect- just a bit of minor finish loss on the knob is the only complaint. The body has the thick, heavy casting typical of planes from this era. The adjusting wheel and screws are steel, not brass dur to war shortages. The blade is original- it is long and clean. It has a chip at the business end so the bevel will need to be ground back a bit. A nice user grade smooth plane. $28

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Stanley WWII Era Jack Plane.
This is a wartime type 17 jack plane made in 1942. The blade is stamped 342 indicating it was made in the third quarter of 1942. The plane is in excellent condition overall. The body is clean with no rust and nearly perfect japanning. The knob and tote have some finish loss but have no chips or cracks at all. The mechanical adjusters all work perfectly. The blade is full length and quite sharp. A perfect plane to put to use. $35

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Stanley No. 7 Jointer Plane
This is a good user- grade plane, a type 10 from ca. 1907-09. It has a good, clean body with no rust. It has about 90% japanning and the requisite small paint splatters and dings. The rosewood knob is fine- the tote has a very well repaired crack and a nice long horn. The repair is stable and can't be felt when the plane is in use. The mechanical adjusters work perfectly. The blade, a later SW-era replacement, is in good shape with over 1 1/4in. of life left. A great user. $60

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Stanley No. 4 Type 11 Smooth Plane.
This is the much-coveted type 11, made during Stanley's heyday ca 1910-18. This plane has all the type 11 hallmarks- the small adjusting wheel, low knob, three patent dates, and the early arched logo blade, all original to the plane. It is in excellent condition overall with an extra clean body and nearly perfect japanning. The knob is nearly perfect with awesome grain patterns. The tote is nearly perfect, with the exception of one small flake missing from the top of the horn. The blade is clean, long, and sharp. All of the adjusters work smoothly- a perfect plane to put to use. $40

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Nice Craftsman-Made Brass Try Square.
This is a small brass and steel try square with a 5in. blade. The body is solid brass and has a good heft to it. The blade is thin and flexible. It is square on both the inner and outer edges. It is a well-made tool and obviously took a considerable amount of skill and time to create. Interesting and unusual. Left-over from last month and reduced to $15

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Exceptional H. Chapin Toothing Plane.
This is one of the best toothing planes I've ever found. It was made by H. Chapin at the Union Factory in Pine Meadow, CT near Hartford. The plane is in excellent condition with hardly a scratch on it. The The blade is in excellent condition as well wth almost 2in. of "tooth" left and a sharp bevel. There is absolutely zero pitting on the back face. The blade is also marked with the Chapin mark. The plane is in excellent working condition. Toothing planes are useful whenever working tough grain. The excel at levelling difficult grain and can be followed up with a card scraper for a ready-to-finish surface. They are also key in preparing surfaces for veneering. $50

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