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Antique Broadax Question

10-17-2017 02:27 PM by AggieTreed

Howdy all, I was hoping to get some help in identifying an old log hewing bro...

4 10-18-2017 12:39 AM
View Bertha's profile

Handplanes Of Your Dreams, v2.0 - Sharp As Ever

08-24-2017 11:22 PM by Bertha

Link to HOYD v1.0 – the dull years

490 10-18-2017 12:01 AM
View Larry Wilson's profile

Is Eucalyptus a good wood for small box making?

10-16-2017 04:38 PM by Larry Wilson

I have an option to get some Eucalyptus at a good price. Is it a good choic...

6 10-17-2017 08:28 PM
View Dwain's profile

Any Hand Plane Fettlers out Arizona way?

10-15-2017 12:41 AM by Dwain

I am trying to get a Stanley #4 back to life and am running into some issues....

7 10-17-2017 03:33 PM
View Crg's profile

Dating Stanley no. 45 combination plane

10-17-2017 02:24 PM by Crg

I need help dating this Stanley no. 45. I picked this one up on eBay last wee...

1 10-17-2017 03:20 PM
View HermanKuhn's profile

auger hand drill using small bits

10-14-2017 01:25 PM by HermanKuhn

So i have an auger bit hand drill that I love to use, but can only go down to...

6 10-17-2017 03:10 PM
View mmcc73's profile

Stanley 45 rear depth stop won't stop

10-14-2017 10:32 PM by mmcc73

Hi All – just picked up a Stanley 45. On the depth stop below the handl...

9 10-17-2017 12:42 PM
View isu1977's profile

Coping Saw

10-13-2017 03:05 PM by isu1977

I found this Coping Saw (see attachment) of my dad’s and I need...

17 10-17-2017 11:56 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...

14668 10-17-2017 03:29 AM
View JCG936's profile

Ulmia Bench Parts - Need Help Locating

10-14-2017 08:55 PM by JCG936

Just joined and I am looking for advice on where to find a replacement part f...

5 10-16-2017 09:51 PM
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 gargey's profile

PMV-11 In Lie-Nielsen #4 1/2

10-16-2017 03:07 PM by gargey

I asked about compatibility in an earlier thread – and as Derek Cohen s...

0 10-16-2017 03:07 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...

6442 10-16-2017 02:28 AM
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...

2827 10-16-2017 12:40 AM
View woodbutcherbynight's profile

Metric only measuring tools source in USA

10-13-2017 03:36 AM by woodbutcherbynight

Anyone have a decent priced source for metric only combination square or mayb...

16 10-16-2017 12:39 AM
View Dutchman123's profile

Stanley 45 cleaning

10-14-2017 04:33 PM by Dutchman123

Hi I just recently purchased a Stanley 45 plane and just watch the Woodwright...

2 10-14-2017 04:55 PM
View andre_p's profile

Removing machining marks from Stanley 750 chisels...

07-09-2016 10:11 AM by andre_p

I’m looking for advice about the best way to remove the machining marks...

14 10-14-2017 04:40 PM
View J_Ellis_G's profile

Info on old hatchet

10-12-2017 04:43 PM by J_Ellis_G

Picked up this little guy the other day. Haven’t been able to find refe...

1 10-14-2017 12:53 PM
View WorksInTheory's profile

Help identifying this plane and restoring

10-02-2017 07:57 PM by WorksInTheory

Hi – life with work and 4 kids really hasn’t afforded me much tim...

5 10-13-2017 03:36 PM
View MajorJim's profile

Langdon Acme Rehab

11-16-2012 09:11 AM by MajorJim

Greetings! I have looked to this site for a long time as a reference and r...

4 10-12-2017 11:50 PM

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