Montgomery Ward 45

Hello folks, I was shopping for a Stanley 45 and had a chance to get this plane. It is a Montgomery ward Lakeside 84-695. I got it for $150. I researched the history of the Lakeside brand and do believe […]

Stanley and Miller Falls

New Ole Tools. I had a chance to get a large tool lot from a friend. Included in the lot were a # of hand planes, chisels, draw knives and assorted parts and pieces of all kinds. Because I work […]

Refurbishising a Stanley 71

I had purchased a Stanley 71 on eBay. It was in fair condition. I broke it down cleaned it well. Repainted it with some antique spray paint. Then refinished the knobs. Sharpened the iron and gave it a workout. After […]

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