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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...

4693 05-22-2015 07:31 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Anyone have/use the inlay cutter for a Veritas router plane?

05-22-2015 06:34 PM by ColonelTravis

This thing? http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=69876&cat...

1 05-22-2015 06:50 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...

10799 05-22-2015 06:11 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

How do you tune up a Stanely 4 1/2 as a smoothing plane?

05-22-2015 01:14 AM by Combo Prof

I did like a little advice on how I should tune a Stanley 4 1/2 to take out s...

8 05-22-2015 03:14 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

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...

1147 05-22-2015 12:04 PM
View gdpolk's profile

Stanley Bailey or Sweethearts?

05-21-2015 11:04 PM by gdpolk

I’m getting set up for a small shop to make furniture. I grew up in my...

7 05-22-2015 03:31 AM
View BigJohn's profile

Glue joint failure?

05-18-2015 11:45 PM by BigJohn

Hello. I bought some Titebond original glue for a cherry panel. I hand plan...

9 05-22-2015 01:04 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

(Another) Not Another First Hand Plane Question

05-20-2015 03:23 PM by bbasiaga

I have a project coming up where I want to have inset drawers. Reading aroun...

22 05-22-2015 12:30 AM
View Brett's profile

Shaping a replacement dovetail saw plate

05-21-2015 11:27 PM by Brett

I have an old brass-backed dovetail saw with a good handle and spine, but a s...

1 05-21-2015 11:31 PM
View tech76's profile

good quality straight edge?

05-20-2015 06:12 PM by tech76

Looking for a quality straight edge. 3 feet long minimumIntend to use for f...

16 05-21-2015 06:26 PM
View upchuck's profile

I have some extra #45 cutters to trade

05-20-2015 09:12 PM by upchuck

I have some extra #45 and Sargent Combination Plane cutters I’d like to...

3 05-21-2015 02:18 AM
View Combo Prof's profile

What are these?

05-18-2015 06:23 PM by Combo Prof

I found these in an old (Early 1900s) Master Carpenters Tool chest. Can some ...

16 05-21-2015 01:22 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...

516 05-21-2015 12:13 AM
View Spur's profile

Newbie Chisel Question

05-20-2015 01:05 PM by Spur

I purchased a set of Stanley sweethearts and did my own attempt at flattening...

4 05-20-2015 07:30 PM
View Tooch's profile

Stanley Handyman Plane Technical Drawing

05-20-2015 02:07 PM by Tooch

Does anyone have- or know where to find- a technical drawing for the various ...

3 05-20-2015 04:47 PM
View Airframer's profile

Vises of Your Dreams

11-24-2013 02:59 AM by Airframer

Why not.. there is an “of your dreams” thread for everything else...

194 05-19-2015 10:02 PM
View kiefer's profile

HAND TOOL LOVERS HEAVEN ( MUSEUM)

05-03-2015 03:03 PM by kiefer

Found this site today and thought I share the link to this wonderful site .ht...

10 05-19-2015 02:02 PM
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...

2643 05-19-2015 01:55 PM
View akwhitacre's profile

Proper tool and technique for planing small pieces?

04-28-2015 09:04 PM by akwhitacre

Okay, my first post to Lumberjocks! I’m working through a tutorial f...

25 05-18-2015 02:30 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Philly Plane Marking Gauge

05-17-2015 05:04 AM by BubbaIBA

When it comes to marking gauges I have round heels, I just can’t say no...

0 05-17-2015 05:04 AM

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