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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...

1865 12-05-2016 04:21 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...

13692 12-05-2016 01:48 PM
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12-01-2016 11:28 PM by CecilD

I have a couple of older handsaws that I have had hanging on a peg thru the h...

23 12-04-2016 10:54 PM
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Stanley 60 1/2 troubleshooting help

12-03-2016 05:26 PM by ballan13

I recently purchased this 60 1/2 on the eBay for about $50 including the ship...

4 12-04-2016 02:55 PM
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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 ...

1262 12-04-2016 04:28 AM
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Birds of a Feather (redux)

11-07-2016 05:51 PM by Ron Aylor

NOTE: Revised from original post to be more inclusive (thanks, Andy!).  Tryin...

120 12-04-2016 12:14 AM
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Anyone ever seen this style of plane before?

12-02-2016 05:13 PM by Axle505

Or know anything about them?

8 12-03-2016 07:19 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...

1158 12-03-2016 05:04 AM
View John's profile

Lee Valley Cyber Monday

12-03-2016 12:37 AM by John

For the second straight year, I purchased a Veritas plane from Lee Valley on ...

0 12-03-2016 12:37 AM
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Which plane for panels?

11-28-2016 11:32 AM by bigblockyeti

I’m looking at either the Veritas #6 fore plane or the bevel up jointer...

15 12-01-2016 08:25 PM
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Using eclipse honing guide with block plane blade

11-27-2016 05:06 PM by DW833

I’m having an issue using the honing guide with a blade from the verita...

6 11-30-2016 01:07 AM
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What chisel for squaring up a 3/4" plywood dado?

11-29-2016 04:49 PM by Dagobah

Working on a project where I need to square up multiple 3/4” plywood da...

10 11-29-2016 05:42 PM
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Stanley plane parts pricing question

11-26-2016 11:39 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone, So I have some spare plane parts I am considering selling, and ...

3 11-28-2016 07:28 PM
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Loose Tote on used Stanley No 5

02-01-2013 02:26 PM by brtech

Bought a used Stanley No 5 plane from ebay. Decent price, good transaction, ...

12 11-28-2016 04:57 PM
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Chisel Flattening

11-20-2016 09:25 PM by wilbrijo06

Guys - I’ve been “honing” the poo out of this 3/4”...

16 11-28-2016 03:52 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Anyone have the Veritas Scottish Miter Plane?

11-19-2016 02:23 PM by bbasiaga,230,41182,48945 ...

7 11-28-2016 05:38 AM
View CharlieM1958's profile

Calling All You Just Plain Plane Geniuses

11-20-2012 07:09 PM by CharlieM1958

Anybody know anything of interest about these planes or this manufacturer? ...

17 11-27-2016 10:22 PM
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Mystery tool parts identity

11-21-2016 11:25 PM by Bayman50

I need some help in identifying a couple of parts that I am scratching my...

6 11-27-2016 10:00 PM
View Axle505's profile

Newest acquisition

11-27-2016 09:28 PM by Axle505

0 11-27-2016 09:28 PM
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Refurbishing a Disston D-23 Rip Saw

11-26-2016 11:21 PM by Axle505

Got this yesterday. To the best of my determination, I have a pre-1928 Di...

1 11-26-2016 11:28 PM

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