Tag Archives: wooden plane

Glueing broken plane tote

One of the wooden planes in my recent eBay purchase was broken in transit, with a clean break in the tote: As with last time I glued a tote I’ve used weatherproof glue so I don’t need to worry about … Continue reading

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More eBay purchases and a sale

I usually keep an eye on eBay in case there are any bargains that everyone else has missed. The other day I saw a lot with various planes, braces and mallets plus a cast iron glue pot for a starting … Continue reading

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Car booty – 02/06/2013

Today I went to Sayers Common car boot sale with my youngest daughter while my wife took our eldest daughter to a party. We’ve not been since April, when we were very impressed, so I had quite high hopes and … Continue reading

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Car booty – 01/04/2013

Today we went to our first two Car Boot Sales of 2013. The first one was the local one we last went to in August. There wasn’t much of interest (in fact I didn’t buy anything at all!) so we … Continue reading

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The Sussex home for abandoned tools

The other day I popped into the bric-a-brac shop I bought several planes and saws from. Nothing much had changed in the tool department, apart from the addition of some lead dressing tools (I also saw a nice Microscope, but … Continue reading

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