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4Most Planes

01-18-2017 03:26 PM by Chrisk1970

Hey there everybody. Does anyone have any experience with 4Most handplanes? I...

0 01-18-2017 03:26 PM
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Grace USA Screwdriver Shaft Group Purchase?

06-21-2016 03:16 PM by HokieKen

Ever since the Screwdriver Swap we recently finished, I’ve had several ...

210 01-18-2017 12:34 PM
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...

1265 01-18-2017 05:08 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 ...

1725 01-18-2017 04:32 AM
View Carol's profile

squaring my square

01-17-2017 03:57 PM by Carol

this is so aggravating! took my combo square down off the rack, squaring up t...

11 01-17-2017 08:00 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

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...

13843 01-17-2017 07:48 PM
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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...

2128 01-17-2017 06:47 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

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...

6160 01-17-2017 03:55 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Strip Sander Make Diy Build Plans-Original!

01-17-2017 02:46 PM by Mrsrdrc

Using creativity to create small, strong, simple sandpaper.Completely origina...

0 01-17-2017 02:46 PM
View Ron Aylor's profile

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...

146 01-16-2017 11:43 PM
View luthierwnc's profile

plane wedge "quick release"?

01-16-2017 03:51 PM by luthierwnc

Hi All, I’m working on a DIY side-rabbet set and plan to wedge the i...

7 01-16-2017 10:53 PM
View Lemwise's profile

Veritas block plane handle and knob.

01-14-2017 06:19 PM by Lemwise

I’ve been using the Veritas LABP for years but only recently added the ...

6 01-16-2017 05:23 PM
View rhett's profile

Tapered Plane Irons

01-16-2017 05:01 PM by rhett

Selling these at cost. My loss is your gain

0 01-16-2017 05:01 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

How do I take apart this Millers Falls block plane?

09-14-2013 09:49 PM by ColonelTravis

Tiny screw on the side is not cooperating. Need to avoid stripping it,...

17 01-16-2017 04:54 PM
View Dagobah's profile

How's this for a sharpening system?

01-16-2017 04:29 AM by Dagobah

I was recently given my grandfather’s Stanley no. 5 and a few Narex chi...

6 01-16-2017 03:18 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking-Hone Your Spokeshave Technique-Important tips!

01-15-2017 01:16 PM by Mrsrdrc

offers tips on using a traditional spokeshave Video link:

1 01-16-2017 06:10 AM
View Tanda4's profile

Your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane - $172

01-15-2017 04:22 PM by Tanda4

What are your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane Set for $172...

3 01-15-2017 05:30 PM
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01-12-2017 05:01 AM by FancyShoes

Is there a difference between 1/2 pipe clamps and 3/4? Is there a preferen...

12 01-15-2017 07:38 AM
View Ben's profile

Electrolysis on clamps with wood handscrews

01-15-2017 01:06 AM by Ben

Hi All, I scored a nice batch of 8 Jorgensen HD bar clamps today. Aside f...

2 01-15-2017 06:10 AM
View maxhall's profile

VSC tools sharpening jig

01-14-2017 06:47 AM by maxhall Wondering if anyone has ...

3 01-15-2017 01:26 AM

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