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Stanley 45 spur question

09-30-2016 10:28 PM by Marn64

So my stanley 45 that I recently got is almost completely restored, I just ne...

3 10-01-2016 03:54 AM
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Stanley folding rule

09-29-2016 11:42 AM by Rocka1

Hello all! I’ve got a question concerning a Stanley No. 62 folding rule...

1 10-01-2016 03:04 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...

1079 09-30-2016 11:24 PM
View James Gallo's profile

Stanley Bedrock 607

09-30-2016 06:07 PM by James Gallo

Hi all,I purchased a lot of 7 hand planes off of craigslist for $20, and have...

9 09-30-2016 10:05 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...

1808 09-30-2016 08:11 PM
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Beginner Carving Chisels

09-29-2016 12:49 AM by Don Broussard

Any recommendations on a starter set of carving chisels? My wife went to a c...

15 09-30-2016 08:02 PM
View Hatchet's profile

Looking for a Lie Nielsen rabbet block plane

09-30-2016 06:06 PM by Hatchet

In search of a used Lie Nielsen low angle rabbet block plane. If anyone has ...

3 09-30-2016 06:40 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...

6006 09-30-2016 02:43 PM
View Brett's profile

What kind of plane is this?

09-29-2016 04:01 PM by Brett

What kind of plane is this? It it similar to an old router plane, but the bo...

4 09-30-2016 08:40 AM
View Brett's profile

Sawdust and chips falling through dog holes on workbench

09-29-2016 04:18 PM by Brett

I have a fairly typical Roubo workbench with a row of dog holes near the fron...

15 09-30-2016 06:07 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...

13512 09-30-2016 02:30 AM
View adot45's profile

What double end base is this?

09-28-2016 08:26 PM by adot45

I can find pictures of Millers Falls and Sargents but not just of the bases. ...

6 09-29-2016 08:53 PM
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Vaughan & Bushnell No. 904

09-29-2016 01:14 AM by loiblb

There is a Vaughan & Bushnell No. 904 plane for sale in a resale shop. It...

3 09-29-2016 10:56 AM
View Chuds's profile

Miter box question

09-28-2016 01:33 PM by Chuds

I recently purchased a miter box on eBay ( miller falls Langdon #74c and I no...

5 09-29-2016 05:41 AM
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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 ...

984 09-29-2016 04:01 AM
View Brodie's profile

So. Cal - Lie Nielsen Hand Tool Event - 9/30 & 10/1

09-28-2016 09:08 PM by Brodie

For those looking to escape the house this weekend, Lie Nielsen is having a f...

0 09-28-2016 09:08 PM
View scvwooding's profile

Hand Planes

09-28-2016 01:24 AM by scvwooding

Don’t know much about planes. My neighbors is cleaning out his gara...

12 09-28-2016 03:42 PM
View Luke2220's profile

Narex Chisel Ferrules

12-10-2015 10:34 PM by Luke2220

The ferrules on all my Narex chisels cracked and need to be replaced. Has any...

19 09-28-2016 03:14 PM
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Small Planes for Removing Twist

09-27-2016 05:51 PM by TheLastDeadMouse

I’m primarily a power tool user, but recently I’ve started using ...

11 09-28-2016 04:44 AM
View LRG's profile

Stanley Handyman Hammer

09-27-2016 08:53 PM by LRG

Can anyone tell me the earliest year Stanley Handyman hammers were made and s...

3 09-28-2016 01:00 AM

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