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View KenofShelby's profile

Looking for a clamp

08-19-2018 04:44 AM by KenofShelby

...I saw it on the Dremel site,,, It is a clamp that clamps over a 2×4, ...

1 08-19-2018 11:21 AM
View Karda's profile

square question

08-19-2018 06:19 AM by Karda

Hi, I picked up this small square at a sale. was this square made with out wo...

0 08-19-2018 06:19 AM
View Wes123's profile

Warning RE Doing Business With IBC

08-17-2018 08:08 PM by Wes123

I posted a similar discussion about my experience with IBC in the reviews, bu...

13 08-19-2018 02:20 AM
View Bluenote38's profile

Making a No 45 knob

07-26-2018 10:27 PM by Bluenote38

I bought a Stanley No 45 and it needs a skate knob. It is not the newer ̶...

9 08-18-2018 10:27 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

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...

15855 08-18-2018 09:31 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

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...

6679 08-18-2018 06:56 PM
View projekt_papa's profile

Road-Trip: Best Place in Midwest to Window Shop for Tools

08-16-2018 04:38 PM by projekt_papa

I am looking to go on a short road-trip with my wife. What are the best place...

7 08-17-2018 01:41 PM
View austin350s10's profile

How to hand scrape and distress hard maple

08-15-2018 01:24 PM by austin350s10

I’m working on some hard maple stair treads that I’d like match t...

6 08-16-2018 01:34 AM
View Stephenw's profile

Measuring and Marking Tools of Your Dreams

12-21-2012 12:07 AM by Stephenw

There a several “of your dreams” topics on this forum. Why not...

1237 08-16-2018 01:13 AM
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

1457 08-15-2018 09:14 PM
View MAS520's profile

Wards Master no.3 & KK 5

08-13-2018 02:48 PM by MAS520

Recently purchased these two planes. Both are in need of a good cleaning but ...

7 08-15-2018 09:11 PM
View adot45's profile

Old Plane Repaired Every Way Possible

08-14-2018 09:03 PM by adot45

I did some woodwork for a neighbor and he asked me if I would like an old pla...

8 08-15-2018 12:45 AM
View mikeber's profile

Wooden Hand Plane Question

08-13-2018 01:40 AM by mikeber

About a year ago, I purchased an old wooden plane. It is a regular bevel down...

4 08-13-2018 09:00 PM
View Pendragon1998's profile

First time using Bahco saw sharpening files - not impressed

05-08-2015 06:54 PM by Pendragon1998

(First, let me say I am new to saw sharpening, so I may be to blame here. If...

11 08-13-2018 08:44 PM
View BroncoBrian's profile

Not So Square Try Square

08-11-2018 03:41 AM by BroncoBrian

Anyone else having issues with Crown Tools Try squares? I think I got thes...

33 08-13-2018 07:19 PM
View Jackcarter0714's profile

Lever cap won't close?

08-10-2018 08:05 PM by Jackcarter0714

I’ve finally gotten around to restoring a greatly needed jack plane for...

7 08-10-2018 11:41 PM
View CARSandCustoms's profile

Craftsman Plane info

08-09-2018 10:09 AM by CARSandCustoms

I bought a few tools today and am trying to find info on them.I picked up a C...

15 08-10-2018 10:46 AM
View DreamsOfSawDust's profile

Help! Identify my saw please.

08-09-2018 03:42 PM by DreamsOfSawDust

I am in possession of a couple of saws I received after the passi...

1 08-09-2018 03:59 PM
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...

1922 08-09-2018 03:46 PM
View adot45's profile

Keen Kutter or Frankenplane?

08-07-2018 12:04 PM by adot45

I picked this up thinking it was a Keen Kutter. The base has no Kx or KKx an...

11 08-08-2018 10:39 PM

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