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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...

14023 03-26-2017 03:57 AM
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Narex Chisels

03-23-2017 08:08 PM by buckbuster31

Has anyone used these? I see the wood whisperer advertising from time to tim...

25 03-26-2017 01:45 AM
View olcoach's profile

help with 1 RD columbian vise

03-23-2017 12:35 PM by olcoach

I have an old Columbian vise and the only #s etc. I can find is 1 RD other th...

8 03-26-2017 01:29 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...

2318 03-25-2017 10:34 PM
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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...

1423 03-25-2017 09:32 PM
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vise restoration removing dog

09-18-2014 06:52 PM by ericoe

Hi, I just purchased a Craftsman 506-51890 and am working on cleaning and pa...

5 03-25-2017 02:51 PM
View Carloz's profile

New player on the block?

03-24-2017 07:26 PM by Carloz

Maybe they were there before and I just missed it. Anyway infinitycuttingtool...

3 03-25-2017 04:38 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 ...

1899 03-24-2017 11:24 PM
View Marn64's profile

Making an infill plane, need some references, does anyone have a Norris smoother?

03-24-2017 12:37 AM by Marn64

I am making an infill plane, based off of a Norris no 4 plane. Mine is pinned...

2 03-24-2017 04:51 PM
View agolstudio's profile

Level of finish with BU Jack

03-24-2017 11:30 AM by agolstudio

Hi,I’d like to ask you about the level of finish achievable with a veri...

1 03-24-2017 01:57 PM
View FenceFurniture's profile

We've GOT to do something about Saw Files...and we can

06-24-2013 07:43 AM by FenceFurniture

G’day all I have been running a thread over here in Australia, tryin...

95 03-23-2017 11:01 PM
View bowedcurly's profile

vertas wonder pup 4sale

03-23-2017 09:25 PM by bowedcurly

I have a 6 1/2 wonder pup and a 3/4 bench blade for sale 25.00 shipped

0 03-23-2017 09:25 PM
View Marn64's profile

This week's finds and...a Millers Falls made plane???

03-21-2017 03:31 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,So I did some hunting around this weekend and I got some pretty ...

6 03-23-2017 05:53 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Sargent Planes - Odd Lever Cap on VBM

03-23-2017 03:41 PM by HorizontalMike

As all know, I like my Sargent planes… a lot. Anyway, just picked anot...

3 03-23-2017 05:42 PM
View saltfly's profile

About some planes

01-18-2017 08:48 PM by saltfly

I have a plane that was given to me years ago. When I took it to a old wood b...

22 03-23-2017 05:32 PM
View mikey78's profile

Stanley 40 scrub plane

03-21-2017 02:38 PM by mikey78

Hello lumberjoks,I’m an italian woodworker and I really like this commu...

6 03-23-2017 02:55 PM
View Mrowell's profile

Any information on these hand planes

03-11-2017 03:54 AM by Mrowell

Hey everyone, I am hoping some of you can share any information and advice...

14 03-23-2017 02:48 PM
View abdullah58's profile

are all flexcut tools good or bad?

03-22-2017 04:05 PM by abdullah58

I got a flexcut review in a website. They are over praised review of flexcut....

5 03-22-2017 07:02 PM
View Don W's profile

Milbro plane information

08-11-2011 04:29 PM by Don W

I purchased this plane on ebay. I bought it because it was advertised as an a...

16 03-22-2017 12:27 AM
View Shiants's profile

1/64th rabbet sole gouge

03-21-2017 02:37 PM by Shiants

I bought a No. 78 rabbet/filister jobby with some minor scratches and a 1/64t...

3 03-21-2017 06:58 PM

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