Search:

Type: Posts; User: hiroller

Page 1 of 30 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.10 seconds.

  1. The alternative to a skewed blade would be to...

    The alternative to a skewed blade would be to make a ramped shooting board.
    You can then use the plane on both right and left sides i required and might simply building.
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    899

    Maybe it is intentionally tight to burnish the...

    Maybe it is intentionally tight to burnish the wood so the finished product works better!
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    899

    Thatís a big tap. Iím curious as to what might...

    Thatís a big tap. Iím curious as to what might cause the binding.
    Does it just need a larger diameter hole?
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,003

    How does this compare to the commercial nickel...

    How does this compare to the commercial nickel plating solutions in price once you sourced the materials
    I assume you weren’t using US 5c coins.
  5. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,540

    VICTORIA I see it can also be wall mounted which must save...

    I see it can also be wall mounted which must save heaps of floor space.
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,065

    Bad Axe Saw manufacturing

    Bad Axe have posted on instagram a little about their saw manufacturing process that is of interest.
    They have certainly scaled to beyond the individually crafted saw methods used by some of the...
  7. Replies
    24
    Views
    4,555

    Axminster in the UK also offer a homebrand range...

    Axminster in the UK also offer a homebrand range of chisels that look like they are made by Narex that could be an option.
    Axminster Rider 6 Piece Bevel Edge Chisel Set Hornbeam Handle - Bevel Edge...
  8. Thread: Plane ID help

    by hiroller
    Replies
    5
    Views
    1,169

    ECE still make planes that shape. It has an ECE...

    ECE still make planes that shape. It has an ECE blade so there is a good chance it is also an ECE plane .. or started as an ECE plane.
    It does have a user made look about it. Where from scratch or...
  9. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,422

    All the Woden saw vices I've come across look...

    All the Woden saw vices I've come across look like that.
    Seems like it's made for leather or rubber strip in the middle to reduce the noise but still grip at the ends with metal on metal.
  10. Nice pickup. I'm not sure where you are planning...

    Nice pickup.
    I'm not sure where you are planning on applying paint.
    These were all plated planes. Originally in nickel and when nickel was banned in the UK, due to war shortages, was replaced by...
  11. Replies
    42
    Views
    37,569

    Fairfax Henty is listed under the directory of...

    Fairfax Henty is listed under the directory of Australian Tool Makers with the HTPAA but the parent company Parbury Henty were importer distributers of hardware so this is more likely a Hardware...
  12. Replies
    12
    Views
    797

    If you want quality castors then I recommend...

    If you want quality castors then I recommend these guys:
    Home - Richmond Wheel & Castor Co
    Very helpful and a good range including locally made product.
    Castors - Richmond Wheel & Castor Co
    They...
  13. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,337

    Looks like a 2 speed breast drill with built in...

    Looks like a 2 speed breast drill with built in level.
    Used for drilling horizontal holes in hard stuff.
    These were made by a number of manufacturers.
    The most likely places for ID are on the...
  14. Replies
    8
    Views
    593

    Glue it to a piece of 32mm MDF. Clamp it flat....

    Glue it to a piece of 32mm MDF. Clamp it flat. Add new sides.
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,109

    Hi Wayne, Sorry to hear about the change in...

    Hi Wayne, Sorry to hear about the change in plans. I would definitely be interested in some of the saw doctor stuff you got.
    Still got the spare rubber drive wheel for your retoother here!
    Enjoy...
  16. Check with Hans Brunner. First home of fine old...

    Check with Hans Brunner. First home of fine old tools
    He used to have quite a pile of spares.
  17. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,612

    Couldnít find a local rep for Frost but there are...

    Couldnít find a local rep for Frost but there are others selling Parkerizing kits here including:
    Parkerising / Steel Blackening – Jane Kits
    Black Oxide or Parkerizing | Caswell Australia
  18. Thread: Hammer time

    by hiroller
    Replies
    22
    Views
    10,008

    If you only had the occasional job you could...

    If you only had the occasional job you could surely replicate the LV tool with a small G-clamp.
  19. Thread: Kity 635

    by hiroller
    Replies
    1
    Views
    762

    Hi, found a manual here:...

    Hi, found a manual here:
    http://www.targetmanufacturing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Kity-master-combi-planer-manual.pdf
    Doesnt look very useful. You may be better looking at YouTube where there seems...
  20. Thread: Hammer time

    by hiroller
    Replies
    22
    Views
    10,008

    Brades made some lovely tools. Their garden tools...

    Brades made some lovely tools. Their garden tools in particular still command good prices in the UK.
    My understanding is the hammer in question is an ďExeterĒ style hammer.
    I have a few and that...
  21. Replies
    30
    Views
    8,717

    The carbide tip drill bits you want are called...

    The carbide tip drill bits you want are called multi-purpose drill bits.
    They look like masonry bits but are a little more refined and not used with the hammer setting.
    Still a bit blunt. You may...
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,160

    Some ads from Newspapers of the era with a few...

    Some ads from Newspapers of the era with a few difference styles of Servian drills:

    West Australian 23 Aug 1949...
  23. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,330

    QUEENSLAND There is a good chance that the Stanley blade in...

    There is a good chance that the Stanley blade in the #4 is original.
    Stanley purchased Turner and the they used up the remaining Turner stock before the all Stanley versions arrived on the market....
  24. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,173

    Sure looks like Goodell Pratt No. 66 ratchet...

    Sure looks like Goodell Pratt No. 66 ratchet Screwdriver.
    454927
  25. Replies
    60
    Views
    6,385

    I had always assumed that saws were taper ground...

    I had always assumed that saws were taper ground so was surprised when I found the patent.
    He does sound pretty confident in the patent that rolling is far superior method.
    Guess it didn't work out...
  26. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,553

    Looks like there wasn't a patent for the Morse...

    Looks like there wasn't a patent for the Morse Taper. Tapers were in use by machinery companies for a while.
    Looks like Morse sent a copy of his tapers to the Feds in Washington and suggested they...
  27. Replies
    60
    Views
    6,385

    Just found this. US Patent: 181,650 - Double...

    Just found this.
    US Patent: 181,650 - Double Taper Saw Blade
    Looks like you need some rollers for your next upgrade.
  28. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,553

    Hi Geoff, Had a quick look online and found that...

    Hi Geoff,
    Had a quick look online and found that Morse left the Morse Twist Drill and Machine Company shortly after setting it up according to museum records:...
  29. I A quick search on the International Tool...

    I A quick search on the International Tool Catalog Library https://archive.org/details/internationaltoolcataloglibrary
    Reveals a SW era Stanley Catalog No 34 from 1914. Other years are also...
  30. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,802

    I’m guessing that’s a Canadian Blower & Forge...

    I’m guessing that’s a Canadian Blower & Forge 612. Made in Kitchener.
    Some history here: Canadian Blower & Forge, Co. Ltd. - History | VintageMachinery.org
  31. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,258

    It doesn’t rate a mention in Blood and Gore. The...

    It doesn’t rate a mention in Blood and Gore. The Superior Works - Patrick's Blood & Gore: Planes #90 - #100
    So I’m guessing it’s a user mod.
  32. Replies
    46
    Views
    26,167

    So what drill press are you going for FF?

    So what drill press are you going for FF?
  33. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,292

    Vinegar by default in Australia is 4% acetic...

    Vinegar by default in Australia is 4% acetic acid. In the US it is 5%.
    You can purchase double strength vinegar at Woolies (8%).
    In the US Heinz sell pickling vinegar which is 20%.
    You can also...
  34. Sticky: Here is the link to Hans Brunners site:...

    Here is the link to Hans Brunners site:
    http://www.hansbrunnertools.com/Stanley%20by%20numbers/Stanley%201.htm
  35. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,844

    Here you go Vann!...

    Here you go Vann!
    https://web.archive.org/web/20180902013036/http://cornishworkshop.co.uk/combinationplanes.html
  36. Thread: Axe talk

    by hiroller
    Replies
    275
    Views
    30,504

    There is an article on the history of Australian...

    There is an article on the history of Australian Racing axes in the this newsletter that covers some of your questions:
    https://www.foresthistory.org.au/newsletter/afhsnewsletter05.pdf
    It was...
  37. Thread: Trisquare

    by hiroller
    Replies
    2
    Views
    2,008

    Nice work Dale!

    Nice work Dale!
  38. This document looks about the right era. Delta...

    This document looks about the right era.
    Delta Manufacturing Co. - Publication Reprints - 14" Wood Cutting and Metal Cutting Band Saws - Operating and Maintenance In | VintageMachinery.org
  39. Replies
    67
    Views
    11,719

    You could try carbatec.co.nz The sell 10” DMT...

    You could try carbatec.co.nz
    The sell 10” DMT that are 4” wide.
    https://www.carbatec.co.nz/category/3-diamond-stones/4
  40. Replies
    161
    Views
    17,733

    I can tell you that the company still exists and...

    I can tell you that the company still exists and you might be able to contact them to find out more!
    History - Mayo Hardware -
  41. Replies
    16
    Views
    8,116

    Does Dale have any left?

    Does Dale have any left?
  42. Thread: Pegus Clamps

    by hiroller
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,945

    I don’t use mine enough to bother changing. There...

    I don’t use mine enough to bother changing. There is a pretty comprehensive review here:
    Scrollsaw Workshop: Ichthys Scroll Saw Pattern.
  43. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,123

    Some more clues would be good. Dimensions, Wheel...

    Some more clues would be good. Dimensions, Wheel diameter, brand and size of motor.
    A photo from the wheel side would be good.
    Does it look like it ever had wheel guards?
  44. Replies
    24
    Views
    6,499

    Nice work. I’d like some of those Round Tuits if...

    Nice work. I’d like some of those Round Tuits if you have any spare!
  45. A quick scan of Gumtree in the Perth Region...

    A quick scan of Gumtree in the Perth Region reveals a handful of vise / vice suitable for your needs that would be cheaper and better than a new model. Some of them even come with benches attached!
  46. Have you spoken to CWS about it? I’m sure this...

    Have you spoken to CWS about it?
    I’m sure this is not a new problem for them.
  47. Thread: Hyco Saw

    by hiroller
    Replies
    21
    Views
    3,911

    Here are a few pics of ads from the 50s. I...

    Here are a few pics of ads from the 50s.
    I think the ads were aimed at the home market so the smallest/cheapest are shown.
    446867

    446868

    446869
  48. Thread: Hyco Saw

    by hiroller
    Replies
    21
    Views
    3,911

    A quick search on Trove reveals McPhersons ads...

    A quick search on Trove reveals McPhersons ads including the optional side table. ...
  49. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,650

    Paul, I’m not sure how many wheels this guys has...

    Paul, I’m not sure how many wheels this guys has then ...
    446503

    Now as for this guy ...
    446504
  50. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,650

    The old guy is definitely holding a file to a...

    The old guy is definitely holding a file to a saw.
    I think he is using the Emperor’s new saw vice ...
Results 1 to 50 of 1454
Page 1 of 30 1 2 3 4