Monthly Archives: February 2012

“Rehabistoring” of a Goodell Pratt Eggbeater Drill

I was poking around in my favorite tool dealer’s booth when I came across a couple of smaller eggbeater drills. One was a Millers Falls and one was a Goodell Pratt. I gave the MF drill a good long look. … Continue reading

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Shop Upgrade: Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ever

So what’s it going to be this year guys? Is your lady going to cook you a nice meal for V Day? Get you some boxers with hearts on it? Perhaps dinner and a movie with some after-show cuddling back … Continue reading

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Dating a Disston Backsaw

My buddy Andy’s latest backsaw restoration inspired me to research the #4 I rehabbed last year. Dating the saw proved to be a woodworker’s game of Clue. For you skimmers, here’s the who-done-it: The Joiner did it in Philadelphia with … Continue reading

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Tool Hunting Finds in Arizona

I was visiting family in Phoenix and decided to try my luck at finding vintage tools before our 5:00 o’clock gin and tonic. The foraging turned out to be much more fruitful than my East coast tool hunt last year. … Continue reading

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