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11-01-2012 01:22 PM

Woodcraft/Woodriver plane sale - 5 replies

If anyone is thinking about getting a Woodriver plane, or giving hints for a wish list, now it the time. Woodraft has them on sale for 20% off. For example, a #4 is currently $111.99. Yes, I know it isn’t a LN, but I have both and there isn’t that much practical difference. The Woodriver has about 3/4 turn backlash while my LN is ...

09-26-2012 12:18 AM

Anyone know what these are? - 2 replies

My mother-in-law let me go through her father and grandfather’s tool chests in her basement this weekend. One of the chests belonged to her grandfather who was a carpenter for a railroad in PA and as far as she knows hasn’t been opened since about WWI. More on that later. Amongst her father’s tools were a set of chis...

02-24-2012 02:10 AM

OK, I'm buying a lathe. Now what? - 4 replies

I’ve been working wood for decades and have a small shop with a the typical machinery and a good selection of hand tools. I’ve made a variety of things, including doors, furniture, cabinets, even a full set of sash windows that are exact duplicates of the originals in my daughter’s circa 1880 house, right down to the pegged fu...

02-16-2012 08:22 PM

Does Lie Nielsen ever have a sale? - 12 replies

Probably a stupid question, but with President’s Day coming up here in the US I got to wondering if LN ever had a sale.

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