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Is I.Atkins of Bristol Conn a sawmaker, E. C. Atkins of Indy's Uncle?

01-17-2019 02:56 AM by JustplaneJeff

I recently acquired a 16” steel backed panel saw with” I. Atkins ...

0 01-17-2019 02:56 AM
View hahns's profile

Angle on a ShopFox shoulder plane

01-13-2019 03:13 AM by hahns

Doe anyone know the secondary angle on a Shopfox shoulder plane iron? I beli...

0 01-13-2019 03:13 AM
View WoodyF15's profile

Millers Falls 731-12 IN won’t ratchet

01-02-2019 06:09 PM by WoodyF15

Looking for disassembly info on this brace. I’ve removed the screw, washer, p...

0 01-02-2019 06:09 PM
View markf31's profile

Planing stop placement

11-26-2018 04:01 PM by markf31

I bought the Benchcrafted Planing Stop a number of months ago and after compl...

0 11-26-2018 04:01 PM
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Stanley 118

11-24-2018 11:05 PM by PPBart

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0 11-24-2018 11:05 PM
View WVshooter's profile

Seneca Falls Diamond Mortiser

09-26-2018 11:13 PM by WVshooter

I have found an old Diamond foot powered mortised for sale. Can anyone give m...

0 09-26-2018 11:13 PM
View carguy460's profile

B&C (Brink & Cotton) 176 Vise

07-06-2018 01:16 AM by carguy460

I visited a flea market on Labor Day and brought home a small 6” vise for $10...

0 07-06-2018 01:16 AM
View Rob_s's profile

Maker Brand Co

06-21-2018 04:23 PM by Rob_s

Anyone that listens to The Modern Maker Podcast (made up of the guys from MOD...

0 06-21-2018 04:23 PM
View WorksWoodSlowly's profile

Figuring out Stanley 2358B mitre box

11-27-2017 05:37 PM by WorksWoodSlowly

I just picked one up and thought I had a great find until I started doing som...

0 11-27-2017 05:37 PM
View Tennessee's profile

Eagle America promo code sale

11-17-2017 10:55 PM by Tennessee

I got my first Eagle America catalog in the mail a few days ago, and kind of ...

0 11-17-2017 10:55 PM
View Highwebl's profile

Masterforce Ratcheting Bar Clamps

11-10-2017 01:35 AM by Highwebl

I really like these clamps from Menard’s. I wanted to add something...

0 11-10-2017 01:35 AM
View adot45's profile

Union Cleanup

10-16-2017 06:06 PM by adot45

I have had some luck the past few weeks at flea markets, and some surprises t...

0 10-16-2017 06:06 PM
View one60fourth's profile

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 timbertailor's profile

Kregg and Rockler Clamp Solutions

08-14-2017 02:38 PM by timbertailor

I have received several messages about the Kregg and Rockler clamps. Thoug...

0 08-14-2017 02:38 PM
View Ben's profile

Bridge City Tools - Brass plated?

08-08-2017 12:06 AM by Ben

I’ve been picking up a few of the discontinued BCTW tools – a min...

0 08-08-2017 12:06 AM
View bruc101's profile

Treadle Lathe

07-03-2017 04:52 AM by bruc101

This young man is someone I admire and enjoy his videos. He’s seems to ...

0 07-03-2017 04:52 AM
View patcollins's profile

Bummer my sand devil broke

04-12-2017 12:27 AM by patcollins

I loved this thing, was meaning to do a review on it and never got around to...

0 04-12-2017 12:27 AM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

Sargent No. 81 Knob and Screw

04-05-2017 01:47 PM by UpstateNYdude

I just found a very nice condition Sargent No. 81, but it is missing the knob...

0 04-05-2017 01:47 PM
View agolstudio's profile

fitting a pm-v11 blade on a Lie-Nielsen

03-20-2017 02:33 PM by agolstudio

Hi,I think the title pretty much says it all :) I heard many good reviews on ...

0 03-20-2017 02:33 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking Installing a Vise-Tricky Points!

03-10-2017 01:59 PM by Mrsrdrc

Watch this video to learn how to mount a cast-iron vise to your workbench. ...

0 03-10-2017 01:59 PM

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