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What do I need to get started on veneering?

12-26-2014 08:01 AM by Purrmaster

Hello all. I’ve been thinking of using veneer. I’ve dealt wit...

9 12-28-2014 12:07 AM
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Workamates of our Dreams

02-25-2012 11:40 PM by SamuelP

A thread for that little helper who is always there when you need her. ...

286 12-27-2014 10:02 PM
View poopiekat's profile

The Infamous Stanley "Handyman" Line of Planes & Tools

07-03-2013 05:34 PM by poopiekat

We’re all aware of the decline of quality in Stanley tools over the las...

58 12-27-2014 08:48 PM
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2015 Lumberjocks Hand Tool Calendar now available for order.

12-22-2014 03:49 PM by JayT

The unofficial 2015 Lumberjocks Hand Tool calendar is now available to order ...

8 12-27-2014 04:58 PM
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Identity of this Chisel?

12-25-2014 04:45 PM by Dallas

I found this chisel in an old tool drawer someone left in a desk I was given....

13 12-27-2014 04:16 PM
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anyone see the new pinnacle scrub plane?

10-17-2013 06:28 PM by bobasaurus

I got an email from Woodcraft this morning announcing the Pinnacle 40 1/2 scr...

23 12-27-2014 08:21 AM
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Stanley SW 60 1/2 Block Plane

12-26-2014 04:42 PM by tommyc325

Hey Everyone and Merry Christmas. I received a Stanley SW 60 1/2 Block Pla...

13 12-27-2014 04:35 AM
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...

4175 12-26-2014 02:23 PM
View Lumberpunk's profile

Should i buy this Shoulder Plane?

12-26-2014 12:17 AM by Lumberpunk

There is a Record No 073 on CL for $150 near me… seems kind of expensiv...

3 12-26-2014 05:42 AM
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First Hand plane - New, not a used one...

12-25-2014 11:51 PM by TheWoodFish

Hey guys! Merry Christmas! I want to buy my first hand plane. Actually I w...

18 12-26-2014 04:34 AM
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...

8985 12-25-2014 11:03 PM
View mdraft's profile

MKII and japanese chisels

12-23-2014 04:17 PM by mdraft

Hi everyone, Has anyone here had any trouble fitting Japanese chisels in a...

4 12-25-2014 06:30 PM
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Looking to buy a Jack Plane - Should I get a No 5 or 5-1/2

12-22-2014 05:01 PM by paxorion

I’m looking to get a jack plane to add to my meager plane collection. ...

25 12-24-2014 05:16 PM
View NateX's profile

Restoring a Mathieson infill plane.

12-06-2014 09:33 PM by NateX

I just found a Mathieson infill plane at an estate sale this morning for the ...

8 12-24-2014 01:12 PM
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Glen-Drake Tite Hammer #3

12-24-2014 12:38 AM by Mordi

Hi Everyone, Wondering if anyone has used a Glen-Drake Tite Hammer for dov...

0 12-24-2014 12:38 AM
View JasonZahn's profile

Hand tools...New, or used?

12-18-2014 05:03 PM by JasonZahn

Hand tool enthusiasts: I’m hoping to start purchasing some hand tools f...

34 12-24-2014 12:17 AM
View ChuckV's profile

Old Nesting Screwdrivers

12-22-2014 12:24 PM by ChuckV

My father is 97 years old. I recently inherited two small boxes of hand tool...

11 12-23-2014 08:48 PM
View wseand's profile

Beesey's F_Clamps

12-18-2014 03:12 AM by wseand

Home Depot in Shreveport is having a sale on Beesey’s clamps. Two 24in...

20 12-23-2014 04:00 AM
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Has anyone else noticed this rust issue with their Veritas planes?

12-19-2014 11:23 PM by Lumberpunk

Ok so I have 3 planes from Veritas (LAB, LAJ and Small Shoulder) and a Stanle...

20 12-22-2014 02:13 PM
View Ray's profile

Stupid hand sawing can be dangerous

12-21-2014 02:55 AM by Ray

In December 1992, a 58-year-old man injured himself on an outing with his fam...

5 12-21-2014 05:11 PM

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