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Steiner 1859 original

08-27-2013 06:13 AM by Deon1963

Hi all…. I am trying to get info on a hand plane that I picked up a ...

8 08-21-2017 08:03 AM
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another small chisel

08-18-2017 06:59 AM by WAPY

Hi all ! I was in need of a narrow chisel to work on delicate parts when m...

5 08-21-2017 06:41 AM
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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...

2615 08-20-2017 10:23 PM
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No Logo Lever Caps

08-19-2017 04:50 AM by BustedClock

I just acquired a type 5/6 Stanley Bedrock 605 1/2 jack plane. While I was cl...

2 08-20-2017 09:27 PM
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Sharpening Stone Identification

08-20-2017 05:43 PM by steveinaz

I just picked up these two stones at a tag sale. I figured I could bring them...

1 08-20-2017 08:52 PM
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Driving Cut Nails

08-17-2017 10:44 PM by Jackcarter0714

I’m building two dovetailed planter boxes. All of the joints are solid ...

19 08-20-2017 05:15 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

Need help Identifying a couple of planes

08-20-2017 02:24 PM by JustplaneJeff

I bought a small collection of antique wood working tools Saturday, it had be...

3 08-20-2017 05:01 PM
View AndrewBarron's profile

Tool Chalenge! WTF is this?

08-16-2017 03:48 PM by AndrewBarron

Seriously. 11” in diameter. Can’t figure out what this is. HELP!!...

19 08-20-2017 12:06 AM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 10:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

This thread is dedicated to hand tool renaissance we are experiencing in our ...

2161 08-19-2017 11:38 PM
View Bluenote38's profile

Finding Antique Plane Irons

08-18-2017 10:48 AM by Bluenote38

So I cleaned up a box of old moulding planes and came out with a great Ohio T...

4 08-19-2017 09:46 PM
View DairyMan1983's profile

Lunchtime plane score!

08-18-2017 04:18 PM by DairyMan1983

Hey guys,long time lurker here,finally decided to sign up. Got my first non w...

3 08-18-2017 08:08 PM
View natdobs's profile

(closed) What's a good knife for camping?

08-17-2017 08:13 PM by natdobs

Been camping a lot lately and started buying useful supplies.Hammocks, tents,...

23 08-18-2017 04:08 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...

1611 08-18-2017 01:20 PM
View Bluenote38's profile

Cleaning old moulding planes

08-16-2017 12:03 PM by Bluenote38

I have a box (cardboard) of old moulding planes that have the fine patina of ...

18 08-18-2017 12:39 AM
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Holes on sole of hand plane?

08-17-2017 02:07 AM by lumberdad1980

I saw this plane in a flea market and was curious. Why does this plane have ...

8 08-17-2017 11:42 PM
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Quick Release Vice problem

08-17-2017 10:14 PM by one60fourth

I have a Groz quick release vice that has jammed up in the closed position. ...

0 08-17-2017 10:14 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...

6364 08-16-2017 11:09 PM
View David's profile

Jack plane for starters

08-16-2017 06:13 PM by David

Hello, I am relatively new to woodworking, I did build couple of tables an...

18 08-16-2017 10:54 PM
View MagicalMichael's profile

BT&C Store Saw

05-01-2017 11:36 AM by MagicalMichael

I didn’t want to sidetrack the 2017 Hand Saw discussion but my question...

5 08-16-2017 11:41 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...

14488 08-15-2017 02:01 AM

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