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

11-15-2012 11:58 AM by Mosquito

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

851 06-26-2016 07:16 PM
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Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 06:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

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

834 06-26-2016 03:32 PM
View HokieKen's profile

Grace USA Screwdriver Shaft Group Purchase?

06-21-2016 11:16 AM by HokieKen

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

24 06-26-2016 01:02 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

06-25-2011 09:17 PM by Don W

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

13214 06-26-2016 12:59 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Question for LN #62 users..scraper blade?

06-25-2016 10:11 PM by bbasiaga

I was looking online and saw that LN has a blade for their #62 LA jack that i...

1 06-25-2016 10:25 PM
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Stanley No. 220 age and value?

06-25-2016 11:14 AM by Marn64

Hey everybody, so I recently volunteered at my local ReStore and I found this...

3 06-25-2016 09:08 PM
View Lyle Friesen's profile

replacement blade for shoulder plane???

06-25-2016 02:19 PM by Lyle Friesen

Hi, I purchased a Rider 3 in 1 shoulder plane from Busy Bee Canada for about ...

4 06-25-2016 07:37 PM
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ring terminal

06-25-2016 10:57 AM by bentshaft

Can someone tell me a source for the ring terminals for a skilsaw switch? I l...

3 06-25-2016 05:22 PM
View punkin611's profile

identifying wood plane

06-23-2016 11:03 AM by punkin611

I have a wood plane marked on toe M:G and AJSS anyone know who made and when?

3 06-24-2016 04:35 PM
View treesner's profile

small calipers for the apron

06-21-2016 01:46 PM by treesner

I’ve been finding the caliper a nice tool to have for measuring dados a...

11 06-23-2016 08:06 AM
View DW833's profile

Identify a flea market find - wooden hand plane

06-22-2016 10:41 PM by DW833

Got this at the flea market for $3. I think this is a rabbet plane, but I...

3 06-23-2016 06:28 AM
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Stanley No. 8 Jointer plane

06-20-2016 01:44 PM by BigEsch

I recently picked up a stanley #8 jointer plane at an antique store for $30. ...

9 06-22-2016 08:59 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

Show the restoration before and after.

03-11-2012 07:38 PM by Don W

I thought it would be cool to have a place for a collection of before and aft...

5774 06-22-2016 07:35 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-05-2012 11:34 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

With a nod to the Epic Thread, there are hopefully enough hand-tool enthusias...

1783 06-22-2016 02:54 PM
View Marn64's profile

Stubborn frog bolts update SUCCESS!!!

06-22-2016 10:43 AM by Marn64


1 06-22-2016 10:52 AM
View Matt Hegedus's profile

Dropped block plane on concrete from 4 ft.

05-30-2016 07:19 AM by Matt Hegedus

Hi guys, The other day I accidentally dropped my LN low angle block plane ...

11 06-21-2016 06:06 PM
View Marn64's profile

frog bolts dead rusted in, need help *UPDATE No. 2*

06-19-2016 03:20 PM by Marn64

Hey, so I got this stanley type 18 5C recently, and I’ve been dissassem...

29 06-21-2016 02:08 PM
View Don W's profile (online now)

Levels of your dreams

06-18-2016 02:03 PM by Don W

Its been a while since I started a new thread here, and I just realized we ha...

21 06-20-2016 09:02 PM
View Kirk650's profile (online now)

Veritas PM-V11 chisel sharpening

06-16-2016 01:43 PM by Kirk650

Just got two of the new Veritas powdered metal chisels. From what I had read,...

8 06-20-2016 07:32 AM
View shampeon's profile

Making plough plane cutters from bar stock

12-04-2012 01:14 AM by shampeon

I recently bought an old Stanley #45 plough plane, and it was missing some cu...

31 06-20-2016 12:21 AM

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