You'll find new or used products in Miter Box on eBay. Stanley no2246a handsaw miter box vintage woodworking tool sparklecitythrift. £15.88 postage. The tool is painted red and the red has some light wear and the initials F J scratched in. Adjustable Stop bars for making cuts at a repeated length. What an amazing restoration! At that time I was about 12 years old and used one after school to cut and assemble custom frames ordered in my dad's store that day. Both Frank and I want to encourage other (especially African) woodworkers to become involved in this way. 5 out of 5 stars (57) 57 reviews $ 60.00. Good vintage condition - Does not include saw - Please see pictures. Condition: Used 150--it will also work with the Millers Falls series and other Stanley boxes.But I like the No. By tightening one screw more or less than the other results in tilting the saw, allowing for fine adjustments when tuning the box to cut squarely. Miter Boxes Miter Boxes (0) Need that perfect cut? Re: Stanley Miter Boxes: Not to beat a dead horse (miter box?) Feel free to contact me if you consider writing up some of your projects. If some species leave too much whiskers, dont fret it, you should uses the shoothing board, after the saw anyway. I hope it is the first of many as he is clearly a very talented woodworker and hand tool encyclopedia. Anyway, eventually found the shop and there she was, at the entrance! Box is anchored to an oak base with stainless hardware, capped with acorn nuts. Several months ago I bought a vintage Stanley miter box. Item information. Needless to say, the seller didn’t bother to return my urgent emails after my offer! Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by e-mail. There is a pointed screw on either end of the block which drive against the bevel. Cape Yellow wood  (Podocarpus latifolius or Geelhout), Stinkhout or Ocotea bullata or Black Stinkwood, Reuleaux Table – Plat principal numero deux, Reuleaux Table – Plat Principal numéro un, The wooden anniversary of Je Ne Sais Quoi Woodworking, Perambulations around my neck of the woods. There was just nothing left (not even the gun blueing/sandpaper trick worked). but - My 346 has four patent dates, the last being 1-2-12. She also added that it “was very expensive anyway”. In any event, I’ll let the pictures do the bulk of the talking… enjoy. Anyway, that one went down the tubes although I still think my offer was fair given the condition. Regards The face of the arc at the front of the box shows the angle of the cut in degrees. Teeth still cuts good but I still want to do the sharpening deed myself, just because..! For its condition I thought “eisch”, but presented the money (in small notes, and lots of them). Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Just some last thoughts on the 11ppi Disston saw. From shop sparklecitythrift. A little rust removal and I replaced the bed with a clean piece of Poplar. So, not really critical components that I can get in due course. Notice in the various photos the attention to detail that has been devoted to this restoration. Vintage Stanley 346A Miter Box w/ Stanley Atkins Saw 26"x4", mitre . Very little etch left unfortunately, no matter how careful I removed the rust (with turps, 400grit wet and dry, wrapped around a pad). Bid and Buy with confidence from a trusted eBay PowerSeller Payment Shipping Policies Contact Us About Us RARE Stanley Mitre Box #244 Description This auction is for a vintage Stanley Mitre Box No. I have a huge diston miter saw (no mitre box to go with it) in my shop that I … So, after Gerhard’s notice that there may be one available on a 160km round trip, I had trouble sleeping that night, after reading through Bob Demers’ (The Valley Woodworker) prep of his box…. Vintage Stanley No. In:Vintage Tool Talk. C $49.74 shipping. I especially like that you meticulously cataloged the missing parts and showed your process for making them. You sure do nice work, that miter box looks good as new. I have a miter box with a 22 inch disston hacksaw that is 2 5/8 deep below the cast back. VINTAGE STANLEY MITER MITRE BOX NO. £27.87 postage. The box is from the 1950s and is in nice condition. The wooden deck was also replaced with some quartersawn Sapele I had left over from another project. C $249.05. Turned out to be R900. I can still hear blades in the handle. Chris, being from Australia these vintage miter boxes virtually don’t exist down under. I didn’t get around to restoring it until recently, but now it’s up and running and I couldn’t be happier with it. #45 Stanley 1896 molding plane, box of cutters & finger joint original label wood box (Sold). On larger surface areas I prefer to use wire wool and turps and then clean it afterwards with White Spirit. 2358 VINTAGE CARPENTRY MITRE BOX… The miter box bug has never bitten me, and I find myself turning to a power tool when similar functions are needed. Customs services and international tracking provided. Nice work Frank! The other is a Disston 11PPI 5X24 made before 1927. Still have the same one and still use it, but not in his store. Based on my research and personal experience here is my interpretation. Antique Buck Brothers cast iron 16" shooting plane, weighs 9 lbs, (Sold) 1.) Apologies for not posting pics on the restoration, was just too exiting! These miter boxes are built specifically for that perfect angle. The screws however, went the wire wheel way and was left bright and shining. It has disston stamped in the spine as well as marked on the side of the blade made exclusively for Stanley rule and level co.. Comments Off on Stanley 358 Mitre Box Restoration. This stuff works better than any other rust remover I’ve tried. Stanley made them from 1927 to 1994. 5.) I first flattened the board and then jointed it. I’ve had lots of those miter boxes over the past several years. That was a superb restore Brendan. The eyes lit up but nah, first wanted to contact her son to get his opinion. The detents, however, correlate to the numbers shown on the top of the arc. You can too by keeping a sharp eye open at antique shows and flea markets. I have and use a Stanley 60’s vintage blue miter box with a Disston 4X26 saw with all pieces except one hold … Without a price…. It came with a Disston 16 in back saw. Disston No 4 28" miter box back saw, 1947–55, from a Stanley 2358 box And better yet, it saws wonderfully. Roughly six months back I purchased a Stanley Mitre Box off eBay (buying these on eBay is a bit of a gamble, but it had basically all the parts and was the size box I wanted, so I took a shot). Much appreciate the advise, Bob, thanks!! I have a huge diston miter saw (no mitre box to go with it) in my shop that I picked up for $3 at a garage sale. Get a miter saw and miter box pair so you’re ready to go. Paid up, grabbed and went for it. £39.21 postage. If you extrapolate the cutaway, you measure 26inches and 4 deep. C $89.87. Worked wonders. I generally prefer the Acme/Langdon/Millers Falls/Goodell Pratt series of miter boxes, that the Stanley miter boxes of that same era (pre 1950) are good too. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR CONDITION NOTES. I designed the new Bad Axe 20" miter saw to work hand in sleeve with this great old tool, though it's not limited to the Stanley No. Photo: Stanley 20-600 Clamping Miter Box Molded plastic miter saws Basic models can be had for as little as $12, while more advanced options max out around $25. Very interesting, I saw on an old catalog that the box comes with a 26×4 inch saw, yet mine measures 24,5inches along the teeth. Vintage Stanley mitre box saw handle sheffield England back tenon handsaw craft. The problem was the saw. So for now just trust me, you will come to enjoy his contribution to this site. Shop eBay for great deals on Miter Box. The Beech handle was stripped down and refinished with Watco oil. I guess thats how they define the “26×4” on the brass plate. The company began modestly in 1843, when Frederick T. Stanley founded a door-hardware company in New Britain, Connecticut. My saw, which I'll assume is the Simonds #96, is marked Simonds Mfg Company (arched) and Fitchburg Mass on the spine. I have used one of those since about 1959. (W7083) Free UK Postage 4 out of 5 stars (55) 55 reviews $ 199.00 FREE shipping Favorite Add to Linic UK Made Mega Mitre Block Box 45 60 & 90 degree 180 x 60mm x 320mm. 15 2246 This old Stanley Mitre box has been meticulously refurbished. Buy It Now. Finishing Up The Stanley 358 Miter Box and Saw It is done. That’s going to be a big help when I find my own vintage miter box. One thing to do things (and mess up) in the privacy of your cave, but quite another thing to display it to the critical eye of the world! Which it turned out to be. Olson Saw 35-241 Fine Kerf Saw 35-550 42 tpi with Aluminum Thin Slot Miter Box, Slot Size .014-Inch, Slot Angles 45, 60, 90, Cutting Depth 7/8-Inch 4.3 out of 5 stars 434 $16.15 $ 16 . To get an artificial patina back, I applied Birchwood Casey Gun Blue paste on the wire wheeled parts. Stanley Mitre Box model 2358 Made in the USA Will be packaged carefully and shipped via USPS or FedEx - Free shipping to continental USA! You just want to kiss it, not really cutting into it. 333rpd asked me to create a video “The Care and Feeding of a Stanley Mitre box". 442 Saw Set Pat Pending original box, oily, Estate Find, NR! From shop sparklecitythrift. I have also recently added a fantastic new custom miter saw thanks to Deneb Puchalski and the great folks at LN. Although there were a few parts missing, it was still surprisingly complete (most importantly missing the Disston medallion, trip clamp, one stock guide, one knurled tie bar screw and saw guide stop screw). Learn how your comment data is processed. Cape Yellow wood is probably the second most famous timber from South Africa (second only to Stinkhout or Ocotea bullata or Black Stinkwood). by Aaron Moore. Accuracy is … The final result. Stanley 358 Mitre Box Restoration. Feb For example, cutting with the saw at the detent labelled “12” would require 12 equal length boards cut at that position to result in a 12-sided polygon. But being in Africa, that is like looking for a needle in a haystack (suppose that is why Gerhard was (willingly) “forced” to turn to Jim Bode for his beautiful Langdon). Free shipping on selected items. or Best Offer. The price was decent and looked in fair shape so I began looking for a saw to go with. These numbers tell the user how many sides of a polygon will be formed by cutting at that position. Will do! ST1610120 Number 299 Trimming Knife A Stanley box knife in the original box. £50.97. Once it was stripped and it was off to the wire wheel. It works OK, not great but OK, and have been trying to find a better box, like a Millers-Falls or Stanley 300 series. Thanks for the kind motivational words, Jonathan, needed that. Vintage Stanley Adjustable Miter Box #246 Warranted Superior Saw L2975 Tools. If you don’t need the entire pair, we also offer an individual miter box saw and miter box to fit exactly what you need. Fortunately for me, being in Africa, her son was somewhere out of cell phone range. So without further ado, over to Frank Bartlett from the Cape of Storms: Looking for an old mitre box had almost been an obsession of mine, for some time now (refer to Gerhard’s blog entry on his Langdon). Part 1 of Stanley 2358 Miter Box Restoration series: Part 2: I finally got around to cleaning it up » I could not be more excited about this one. The old girl looks pretty good for being around a hundred years old. Seller: cdinicolo88 (1,519) 100%, Location: Gainesville, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 273143531967 Stanley Mitre Box 2358 - Vintage Tool - Good Condition - Miter - Made in USA. For daily use on saw plates or planes etc, before storing them, I have a can of Jojoba oil handy. I’ve enjoyed your first post here and hope you continue. 12 watchers. Securing one from afar via Ebay was not an easy task. Both have been checked out on the Disstonion Institute and need a touch up with a file. Unfortunately I never find them on CL and the ones on Ebay go for a … I recently changed from a 1000rpm 5inch wheel to this 8 incher at 3500rpm on this 1930’s B&D. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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