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    Those planes look like an identical family. They...

    Those planes look like an identical family. They look brill.
    my father bought some planes made by Bill Carter, which
    i still have. I have the first metal he made which is a mitre
    plane. He...
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    We have a place you can drop stuff off called...

    We have a place you can drop stuff off called Acorn. It is run
    by our government which then re-sells the items. They employ
    people with disabilities so they have something to do to earn money.
    It...
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    Are these chisels fit for the bin ?

    464857464858464859:no:Hi everyone, in 2015 i purchased a house.
    It needed a bit of work so as the rubbish amounted up the wife and i took the rubbish to the dump. Each time we
    went i would look...
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    Hi Paul, Even with all the wood worm...

    Hi Paul,

    Even with all the wood worm in the handle and replaced screw nuts,
    i would not do any thing to change the saws. I love family history and had
    all his funeral ledgers put in...
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    Hi, I will try and post a few more saws one...

    Hi,
    I will try and post a few more saws one day. I have put the saws in storage
    for now but will get them out maybe over xmas. I have maybe 60 or more saws.
    One old Distton Dovetail, and one...
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    Hi Peter, I will post to...

    Hi Peter,

    I will post to backsaw.net.
    Do you think the Hill Late Howell handle has been broken
    at the bottom hence the flat part of the handle.

    ...
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    Hi Ian, The middle bolt is a...

    Hi Ian,

    The middle bolt is a brass split nut and it looks to be original.
    I think where the index finger was the split nut would have been touching
    the finger. It looks like the...
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    Hi Peter, If the saw had a medallion would it...

    Hi Peter,

    If the saw had a medallion would it be easier to date

    martin
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    two old hand saws.

    Hi Martin here,

    These are my great grand fathers two hand saws.
    His father was a carpenter in the late 1800/s, but he was left an
    orphan in the end of the 1800/s. Maybe these...
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    Hi Paul. There is a gaping hole on...

    Hi Paul.

    There is a gaping hole on the other side but the medallion would
    not have fitted in the hole. I thought someone may have tried to take the
    handle off. It does not look as...
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    Hi Paul . I am having trouble...

    Hi Paul .

    I am having trouble replying,
    Have you any idea how old the saw is?
    I collect any old tools, The handle has a small crack
    and is badly sharpened

    ...
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    Hi Paul, medallion is on the...

    Hi Paul,

    medallion is on the reverse of the saw as you say. I do not live in the states but in
    Jersey Channel Islands U K. I paid 50 pence for it about 1 month ago. A
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    Hi Paul, Here are the pics of the...

    Hi Paul,
    Here are the pics of the saw.

    thanks Martin.
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    Hi oldworkshop here, ...

    Hi oldworkshop here,

    Picked up a 14" tenon saw or back saw.
    It is stamped with Peace Ward & co Sheffield. Victoria reins.
    Is this related to the same company.
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    Also plane iron by Issac Greaves of sheffield...

    Also plane iron by Issac Greaves of sheffield 1825-1902
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    There is a name on the frog knob which reads R...

    There is a name on the frog knob which reads R Lee but i found no
    info on R Lee. Maybe someone else could look up the name?
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    I thought they could be engine turned or turned...

    I thought they could be engine turned or turned by a a rose engine lathe.
    My father was walking past a retirement home and someone asked if he
    wanted the plane or he was going to throw it in the...
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    one more picture.454571

    one more picture.454571
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    Hi oldworkshop here, some pics of the...

    Hi oldworkshop here, some pics of the frog.454547454548454549454550
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    Hi oldworkshop here, I will try and post a few...

    Hi oldworkshop here, I will try and post a few more pictures of the plane including the frog.It is in a glass cabinet so will have to take the glass out.
    Will keep you posted
  22. Sticky: Thanks am new to this.

    Thanks am new to this.
  23. Sticky: 22" Split Frame Plane

    Hi Old Workshop here,

    I have a 22" Split Frame Plane and would
    like some info on it please.451452
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    Hi old workshop here,
    I pick up old good chisels at cat boots
    and charity shops. Matheison I sorby and many more at under 50 pence each.
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