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View Jhwill's profile

What's the next step ?

12-13-2017 12:37 AM by Jhwill

I have been looking for a Sargent 718 and found two, one for a user and o...

0 12-13-2017 12:37 AM
View triskal's profile

Newbie chisel sharpening help needed

12-12-2017 02:23 PM by triskal

I have been woodworking for a number of years on and off but want to learn be...

7 12-12-2017 08:29 PM
View amateur77's profile

Which ~6000grit waterstone?

12-08-2017 12:41 AM by amateur77

I currently got a 400/1000 diamond stone, does a nice job, however now need s...

15 12-12-2017 07:53 PM
View TheodorV's profile

Stanley 50 Combination Plane question

12-11-2017 09:43 PM by TheodorV

Hello, Is the cutter bolt wing nut for the Stanley 50 Combination Plane a ...

3 12-12-2017 05:57 PM
View Bertha's profile

Handplanes Of Your Dreams, v2.0 - Sharp As Ever

08-24-2017 11:22 PM by Bertha

Link to HOYD v1.0 – the dull years

887 12-12-2017 04:10 PM
View knotscott's profile

Hand Planes - What Are They Worth

12-02-2017 07:06 PM by knotscott

Hey there gurus. I just made an “unauthorized” purchase of a sub...

14 12-12-2017 03:37 AM
View carguy460's profile

Mallets of your dreams

10-05-2012 02:33 PM by carguy460

We have a handplane thread, a saw thread, a brace thread, and a chisel thread...

2723 12-12-2017 12:55 AM
View Mosquito's profile

Stanley #45 - 7 forms of fun in 1! - And other combination/moulding planes

11-15-2012 03:58 PM by Mosquito

The Stanley #45 This thread will serve as a “companion” of sor...

1753 12-11-2017 08:36 PM
View Holbs's profile

Which to convert to my first scrub plane...

12-09-2017 05:24 PM by Holbs

I have at my disposal some trial & error expendable metal & wooden ha...

18 12-11-2017 01:19 PM
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

06-26-2011 01:17 AM by Don W

Following some of the plane and other tool threads has been pretty interestin...

14959 12-11-2017 11:38 AM
View ozdude's profile

Vintage brass and timber spirit level

12-11-2017 02:45 AM by ozdude

Hi all. Just bought this sweet old spirit level on ebay. Seller didn’...

5 12-11-2017 06:51 AM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile (online now)

Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-06-2012 03:34 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

With a nod to the Epic Thread, there are hopefully enough hand-tool enthusias...

2861 12-09-2017 09:50 PM
View nakmuay's profile

Weird looking stanley 78

12-04-2017 12:14 PM by nakmuay

I was wondering if anybody had seen a Stanley 78 that loo...

8 12-08-2017 10:13 PM
View Don W's profile

Show the restoration before and after.

03-11-2012 11:38 PM by Don W

I thought it would be cool to have a place for a collection of before and aft...

6536 12-08-2017 06:16 PM
View olcoach's profile

Disston D8 saw with slight bend

12-08-2017 01:32 AM by olcoach

Can the “slight” bend in a handsaw be fixed?

2 12-08-2017 05:04 PM
View jtrz's profile

How can I improve this block plane

12-03-2017 04:32 AM by jtrz

Found this at my great uncles after he passed. I can’t afford to get a ...

7 12-07-2017 09:44 PM
View amateur77's profile

Which Honing Paste do YOU Use?

12-06-2017 04:30 PM by amateur77

My setup currently is a 400 & 1000 Grit diamond stones , after that I giv...

6 12-07-2017 01:35 PM
View AESamuel's profile

What to soak plane in to remove paint.

12-02-2017 06:01 PM by AESamuel

Hi, I recently picked up a W110 block plane and I’d like to strip al...

10 12-07-2017 10:40 AM
View LDO2802's profile

Nickel electroplating

11-28-2017 04:04 AM by LDO2802

So I have decided to do electroplating on some of my restoration projects. Ot...

11 12-07-2017 12:20 AM
View Dontknow12's profile

Please tell me wat kinda saw this is

12-05-2017 01:57 PM by Dontknow12

Can any body hell identify this saw wat kind it is it would a great deal of ...

9 12-05-2017 10:20 PM

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