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Stumpy's Twigs of Knowledge #1: What happened to all the Stanley #1 hand planes? You may be surprised...

07-09-2014 07:43 PM by StumpyNubs | 5 comments »

They’re too small to be useful, and too rare to be part of most collections. But they were once quite common and had a specific purpose! Take a minute to learn something new in the latest article at Stumpynubs.com!

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Love of the Hand Plane

06-30-2014 05:57 PM by Dave | 1 comment »

I do so enjoy a hand plane! The connection to the work is so much more fulfilling than power tools. Cant quite explain the feeling of removing material in long smooth shavings. Continued at:: http://wp.me/p4He9r-49

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getting wood #1: work progress

06-24-2014 06:36 PM by Lazy_K | 4 comments »

Hi;getting wood out of a log is a lot of work! yes it is wood just sitting there in the log but that doesn’t exactly help for making tables or chairs. so an update:I spent a couple of days making new saw horses to replace the ones that collapsed: here is an old collapsed one and my helper and here are the new ones: I repaired the broken ones back in 1985. they lasted this long. I figure that these new ones will go to my helper in time. and new legs for my hacking stock I m...

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Old vs. New Hand Planes

06-24-2014 01:42 PM by TheWoodenOyster | 17 comments »

Old Hand Planes vs. New Hand Planes Many people ask questions on forums about choosing old hand planes and refurbishing them or just buying new ones that are almost ready to go out of the box. I have done both, but I am still no master when it comes to making my decisions. I still go both ways, but these are my thoughts about the topic. I’ll give some pros and cons about each option and elaborate on them a little bit Old Hand Planes The cons: 1. You cannot always find the one y...

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Building a Moving Fillister Plane #2: Boxing, Depth Stop, Fence and even a nicker

06-16-2014 01:30 AM by Wally331 | 7 comments »

Pics will be in a few minutes… Where exactly did I leave off last time…ahh the main body is essentially done, and now all the adjustment features are all that’s left. Boxing The one weakness of cherry for planes is that it’s just a little bit soft. Not much softer then beech, but enough that a harder sole will help over the years. Especially on a fillister or rabbet plane where almost all of the wear is on a corner. I chose bubinga to box it with, because its ...

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Building a Moving Fillister Plane #1: Precursor and laminating the body

06-12-2014 10:46 PM by Wally331 | 4 comments »

Intro- I’ve been using a lot of wooden planes recently and have really come to enjoy their lightness and the feel of wood sliding on wood. Obviously there are a ton of vintage woodies out there; however, I quite enjoy making my own versions of them. They are a lot cheaper (if you have some time on your hands) and you don’t have to deal with old warped wood and a host of other problems you may encounter. I can’t say I am an expert by any means, I’m simply sharing my...

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Tool Gloat - Unimat SL 1000

06-12-2014 04:06 AM by greg48 | 8 comments »

Went to a “pre” yard sale today and picked up a few items, but this I couldn’t let pass by. It’s all there except the drive belts and should probably be cleaned and re-lubricated. It came with bits, face plate, live and dead centers, vise, well pretty much everything in the picture and the original case with another major piece of which I am not sure of (yet). The other thing I’m not sure of yet is what I’m going to do with it. In addition, I pi...

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Shop Stool #2 (and curve soled plane)

06-08-2014 11:42 AM by kaerlighedsbamsen | 6 comments »

This is a blog on creating this project. After making my Shop stool I have gotten a lot of interest and questions like “can you make me one as well?” and “is it possible to make it from a light wood?” Inspired from several people here that talk about making money on their woodwork I thought it would be usefull to make another stool experimenting with methods to potentially make it more production friendly. Other than that i set up 3 goals:- It should be made from...

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Making a toted coffin smoother

06-06-2014 12:26 AM by Wally331 | 14 comments »

Pics will be on in a few min- will edit when I’ve got em all, hang in there ;) After making my small cherry smoother which worked great, I decided I wanted to up my game and build a more traditional styled plane. I also wanted it to be toted and have a harder wood for the sole of the plane. I chose to use cherry again because it’s what I had and it is very beautiful. For the sole I chose purpleheart- mostly because its what I had, but its also extremely hard and it is actua...

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Sapele & Cherry Kitchen Table #4: Table top finally glued together

06-02-2014 10:07 AM by CaptainKlutz | 1 comment »

So, if you’re reading along, you know I have some so-so 2X4’s acclimating in my shop, that I have to turn into clamp cauls, so I can hopefully glue my table top together. Let the boards sit in the shop on stickers for 5 days to acclimate hoping they recover some. The twist and bow issues are reduced by half, but still makes for more work than I wanted. It’s summer in Arizona now, my open air garage shop was 100-105 last two afternoons. So I can only get a couple of h...

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