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|02-07-2016 10:54 PM||
Modern American Hand Tool Forum - 983 replies
This thread is dedicated to hand tool renaissance we are experiencing in our country. North American hand tool makers are thriving again, and God Bless ‘em! Tools posted and discussed herein shall be:- Made in North America. Yes, that includes Canadian (Veritas etc)- Made in the past 30 years or so- Woodworking related - I...
|01-23-2015 03:43 AM||
Has anyone made these chairs from Wood Mag? - 8 replies
I’d love to hear some feedback from anyone who has made the Mission chairs that have been in several Wood Mag publications. Considering this plan for an upcoming dining set build, and I’d like to not build a prototype. So, if you’ve built them, are they comfy? Would you change anything? Thanks, Red
|01-23-2014 03:01 AM||
FS: Veritas Saw and Woodworking Books- SOLD - 6 replies
Here’s a few extras/duplicates in my shop I’m offering. Veritas Carcass Saw 14tpi crosscut- $50 shippedSoldIt has seen some use, but is still very sharp and in very good condition. --3 woodworking books. All good books I reference from, I just have doubles or newer versions- $40 shipped. Sold- - Paypal preferred. Shoot me an...
|10-11-2013 03:48 AM||
FS- Millers Falls planes no. 8, 9C, 18C-SOLD - 11 replies
Here’s some Millers Falls hand planes I’ve decided to let go. I’m pretty sure they are all type 2s. They all have cocobolo handles (no ugly orange stain). The are all in very good shape with near full length blades. Probably 98% jappaning. Sharpened, and ready to go. Only flaws I know about. The no8 has a crack on the back ...
|10-10-2013 08:42 PM||
A Furniture Makers Forum - 7740 replies
While I love me some Hand planes, Workbenches, Tool boxes and the like….my primary objective in woodworking is furniture making. I just wanna make quality furniture, and lots of it! So I thought it would be cool to have a forum on the subject of furniture making. We can post questions, techniques, and progress of our current builds̷...
|08-11-2013 07:29 PM||
I usually turn away away any and all refinishing jobs. But this pie safe has a lot of sentimental value to some friends…so I couldn’t turn it down. It’s laying in it side because the the tiny rear leg gave out. Shocker. I will have to rework those rear legs. It was a high school shop project in the 80’s. But it is all...
|07-26-2013 03:29 AM||
Millers Falls 22 and 2 Millers Falls 14s- SOLD - 18 replies
|06-04-2013 07:41 PM||
Free cut-off/scrap bin for anyone in Omaha area-GONE - 16 replies
Nothing special, but I hate to just throw it out. Made out of decent 3/4” ply. About 48” wide. If any LJ’s in the Council Bluffs/Omaha area would like it….its yours.
|04-26-2013 06:07 PM||
LJ Blockers Beware. - 69 replies
Be careful you “block” folks…hehe. Recently, one of my fav. musicians was so bummed out when Roots drummer Questlove blocked him on twitter, he wrote a song about it. It’s hilarious. Reminded me of the “block” option on LJ’s. I doubt I’ll ever say anything offensive enough on here to have someon...
|03-21-2013 01:59 AM||
Sold-More Hand Planes for Sale - 6 replies
Ok, one last purge. Nothing wrong with these planes. They’re just not the exact type I’m collecting….or some other “plane princess” reason;-) They are all ready to go. Soles and frogs are flat. Blades are sharp. Prices include shipping in the states. Paypal preferred. If your not happy with them, just send it bac...
|03-19-2013 05:51 PM||
Surely I’m not. I’ve wrestled with a some A2 blades, both Hock and Veritas, I just don’t like them. Difficult to sharpen. Don’t get as sharp. Tend to chip and get toothy. Not crazy about the square top on the Hock, but their O2 blades seem to give me the best results. Even better than Veritas O2. Just curious if I was the...
|03-11-2013 10:00 PM||
Thinning the herd a little. Neither of these are showpieces, but the are very good users. The only reason I am selling is because I have multiples of each. Stanley Bailey No. 6: $45 shipped, US onlyI think this is a type 19 plane. Hence the painted handle and knob. This plane has been re-japanned by a previoius owner. And I do say “japa...
|02-07-2013 05:27 PM||
Hand plane Addicts Anonymous - 82 replies
Hi, my name is Red, and I am a hand plane addict. It’s been 3 days since my last plane purchase/restore. This all started last year when I got decent at sharpening. My wife even caught me selling old junk on ebay to support my little habit. Please say I’m not the only one….LOL.