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    Broken Rocker Runner in Davidson NC

    I’m not sure if this is the right area to post this. While I myself am a woodworker I am in a bit of a pickle. I no longer have any of my tools and didn’t plan to setup my shop again for a few years. My wife and I just recently moved. During this move a family heirloom rocking chair that my...
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    M-WTCA Meetings - NC and GA

    Just wanted to let everyone know that we have two local or what we call Area meetings of the Mid West Tool Collectors Association coming up in the near future. M-WTCA is for those that collect, use and just appreciate antique/traditional primarily hand woodworking tools and related. To give you...
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    Mid West Tool Collectors Association - Raleigh NC Meeting Sept 16

    All, Think at least some of you are members or at least aware of MWTCA. For other, we are a national group of over 3800 that are for those that collect, use and just appreciate antique/traditional primarily hand wood working tools. In NC, we hold 3 meetings per year with the next one coming up...
  4. Red crank grinder

    Red crank grinder

    Patent Dec 29th, 1925. No maker's mark. 9:1 ratio
  5. 7.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    7.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Even the gearing is beefy. Forgoing the typical worm gears, they used system of toothed gears that run in an oil bath. Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With...
  6. 6.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    6.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With a 22:1 ratio this thing spins like an electric with very little effort and is almost as loud.
  7. 5.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    5.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With a 22:1 ratio this thing spins like an electric with very little effort and is almost as loud.
  8. 4.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    4.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With a 22:1 ratio this thing spins like an electric with very little effort and is almost as loud.
  9. 3.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    3.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With a 22:1 ratio this thing spins like an electric with very little effort and is almost as loud.
  10. 2.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    2.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With a 22:1 ratio this thing spins like an electric with very little effort and is almost as loud.
  11. 1.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    1.Goodell Pratt Model 485 Crank Grinder

    Goodell Pratt Model 485. This was their "tool box grinder", their smallest model and meant to be portable but it's built like a tank and weighs almost 11 lbs. With a 22:1 ratio this thing spins like an electric with very little effort and is almost as loud.
  12. Prairie Tool Co. Sturdibilt Model 85

    Prairie Tool Co. Sturdibilt Model 85

    The crank spins so free and easily, the is an excellent grinder. Looks similar to the Luther Best Maide series. Circa 1920's. 15:1 ratio
  13. Worm gears on Prairie grinder

    Worm gears on Prairie grinder

    This is before I cleaned out the petrified grease and put in new. She spins like a top now. Prairie Tool Co. Sturdibilt Model 85 hand crank grinder. Very nice grinder with a 15:1 ratio. Circa 1920's.
  14. Before/After Prairie Grinder

    Before/After Prairie Grinder

    Before & after cleaning. Prairie Tool Co. Sturdibilt Model 85 hand crank grinder. Very nice grinder with a 15:1 ratio. Circa 1920's.
  15. Geo H Bishop B80 RIP saw

    Geo H Bishop B80 RIP saw

    Circa 1880's - 5.5 tpi, missing two teeth and the horn was replaced (well) but overall it's a good user saw and sharp.
  16. New handle for an old ball peen hammer

    New handle for an old ball peen hammer

    My first handle, made from mystery wood, possibly bass wood which is a terrible choice for a handle but it probably won't see much use. I de-rusted, polished and linseed oiled the head. The handle is sanded to 220 and several coats of BLO.
  17. Green Grinder

    Green Grinder

    No name cast iron hand crank grinder I cleaned and sold. Was a nice turning machine. Not sure how old.
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    Antique Woodworking Tools - Charlotte CL

    In case anyone is interested... NOT MINE BUT I WISH THEY WERE! Collection of Woodworking Tools I have for sale a working collection of various hand-planes, saws, etc. Please see images. I have several metal planes as well as a collection of wood molding planes. Stanley and Bailey planes and...
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    Greensboro CL: 2 antique drill presses

    Not mine, etc. Looked like the kinda thing a few of the NCWW folks would like, from a suburb NW of Greensboro. Personally I have NO idea if they're a good deal, but I've seen little antique cherry pitters sell for this much at antique auctions...
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    Antique and Reclaimed Lumber for sale. Come out to the Open House Day in Durham!

    Open House Reclaimed Lumber Sale! 5401 Friends School Road, Durham, NC 27705 on Saturday July 9th from 9:00 A.M. -- 2:00 P.M. (Refreshments provided) Up for sale +/- 100,000 board feet of quality, unique reclaimed and antique lumber salvaged in North Carolina over the last 24 years. Buy great...

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