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View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

06-25-2011 08:17 PM by Don W

Following some of the plane and other tool threads has been pretty interestin...

15588 05-22-2018 02:37 PM
View weedeater64's profile (online now)

Traditional vs. split top saw bench?

05-22-2018 10:25 AM by weedeater64

Which would you, or did you build and why? Edit: Also, if you would, de...

3 05-22-2018 12:41 PM
View ryanl's profile

No. 6 stanley

05-21-2018 09:57 PM by ryanl

Worth $25?

2 05-22-2018 08:56 AM
View fivecodys's profile

Anyone know what happened to "Plane Collector" over on YouTube?

05-04-2018 03:58 PM by fivecodys

Does anyone know what happened to the “Plane Collector” guy over ...

12 05-21-2018 08:46 PM
View weedeater64's profile (online now)

Cheap saw and ripping technique.

05-21-2018 11:48 AM by weedeater64

This saw is a cheap POS with a plastic handle. However, if you check out Paul...

1 05-21-2018 01:31 PM
View Anapolis7's profile

DIY Chipbreaker

10-23-2012 10:37 PM by Anapolis7

I am considering making my own chipbreaker and had a few questions for my fel...

9 05-21-2018 12:36 PM
View Mosquito's profile

Stanley #45 - 7 forms of fun in 1! - And other combination/moulding planes

11-15-2012 10:58 AM by Mosquito

The Stanley #45 This thread will serve as a “companion” of sor...

1878 05-21-2018 12:29 PM
View AESamuel's profile

Ultra Fine stone vs stropping.

05-20-2018 12:58 PM by AESamuel

Hello, I was just wondering if there is any advantage to a plane/chisel ed...

5 05-21-2018 10:34 AM
View ronmccormack's profile

need advise on mixing veneer thickness in marquetry

05-18-2018 01:54 PM by ronmccormack

Ive been doing marquetry for a bit now and have decided to start cutting my o...

4 05-21-2018 10:12 AM
View r33tc0w's profile

Tool gloat

05-18-2018 05:50 PM by r33tc0w

Stanley sweetheart: 750? – $14 Shapleigh diamond edge paring chisel ...

2 05-20-2018 04:11 PM
View Bertha's profile

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

08-24-2017 06:22 PM by Bertha

Link to HOYD v1.0 – the dull years

1275 05-19-2018 09:50 PM
View Lovegasoline's profile

UltraSharp Diamond Stones ... Anyone Here Using Them?

05-16-2018 06:35 PM by Lovegasoline

I’ve got some water stones but I want to try out diamond stones because...

15 05-19-2018 07:14 PM
View woodbutcherbynight's profile

Hand Chisel Set Upgrade

04-30-2018 08:51 PM by woodbutcherbynight

Have a friend that I have done a few favors for as of late that wants to get ...

26 05-18-2018 11:38 PM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 05:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

This thread is dedicated to hand tool renaissance we are experiencing in our ...

2339 05-18-2018 10:44 PM
View Bill White's profile

"Ford" hammer?????

05-18-2018 11:49 AM by Bill White

Just came upon a Ford branded claw hammer with the round shanked face end. L...

2 05-18-2018 04:53 PM
View wdoughertyiii's profile

Dating of an Old Axe - Could it be 1830's or not?

05-15-2018 01:22 PM by wdoughertyiii

Hello: I’ve been trying to learn more about an old axe that was pass...

5 05-17-2018 03:25 PM
View Jack Barnerd's profile

Is this a spoke shave?

05-17-2018 09:31 AM by Jack Barnerd

I found this on the road and googled the G.U.S. trademark and the patent numb...

2 05-17-2018 12:25 PM
View weedeater64's profile (online now)

Pump drill, drill press. Anyone know about this awesome tool?

05-15-2018 10:14 PM by weedeater64

I’ve seen and even once made a pump drill for fire starting. I never us...

5 05-17-2018 10:29 AM
View jtrz's profile

Tips on finding quality handsaws

05-17-2018 01:21 AM by jtrz

I’ve been doing my usual lurking around online trying to find some good old h...

5 05-17-2018 09:44 AM
View sully909's profile

Sharpening vortex

05-09-2018 07:43 PM by sully909

I know this can get almost as hotly contested as religion and politics, but I...

21 05-16-2018 11:13 PM

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