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Less need for hand tools with modern power tools?

1 day ago by WOODIE1

Ok I am aware of where I am and no I do not mean to insult anyone. So, I a...

50 78 minutes ago
View zymurgist's profile

I need advise about I minimally need to sharpen my chisels and plane irons

9 hours ago by zymurgist

I am new to wood working and will be taking an intro class this fall and I wa...

12 3 hours ago
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Mitre Box of your Dreams

847 days ago by Smitty_Cabinetshop

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

832 3 hours ago
View Joshua Oehler's profile

Question for you Stanley Hand Plane Gurus.

3 days ago by Joshua Oehler

Due to my uncle passing I was given some of his hand tools. I am attempting t...

15 3 hours ago
View 12strings's profile

Multi-tool Craigslist Haul...

4 hours ago by 12strings

Saw an add on craigslist for a single handplane, but the guy mentioned that h...

1 4 hours ago
View Don W's profile

Show the restoration before and after.

872 days ago by Don W

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

3717 6 hours ago
View Airframer's profile

Vises of Your Dreams

250 days ago by Airframer

Why not.. there is an “of your dreams” thread for everything else...

156 6 hours ago
View williamt's profile

Any ideas on what this is used for?

1 day ago by williamt

Really stumped on what this is used for. Overall length is about ...

12 8 hours ago
View handsawgeek's profile

New to forum

15 hours ago by handsawgeek

Hi, All,I just joined LJ this morning. I will likely be hanging around the h...

2 8 hours ago
View NateX's profile

Oh boy, carving tools! From Home Depot!

926 days ago by NateX

So I got this set of Buck Bros. carving tools for Christmas and I have no ide...

13 14 hours ago
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

1132 days ago by Don W

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

7821 17 hours ago
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Split-Top Roubo question

2 days ago by newwoodbutcher

As far as I can tell the reasons for the split top on the Roubo workbench is ...

5 1 day ago
View webguy's profile

Sharpening a hand plane blade

7 days ago by webguy

I am frustrated. I recently purchased a Buck Bros. hand plane. The blade was ...

36 3 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Millers Falls 10c Value

5 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey guys, have an opportunity to get a MF 10c plane, I think it’s Type ...

1 3 days ago
View ogremom's profile

Wood Drill Brace

123 days ago by ogremom

Hi! I’m looking for any information on antique wood drill brace. I have...

14 4 days ago
View SirFatty's profile

Craftsman Combination Plane 3728

788 days ago by SirFatty

My grandfather found this Craftsman Combination Plane 3728 at a rummage sale ...

14 4 days ago
View bodhisoma's profile

Matching holes

5 days ago by bodhisoma

I have the feeling this is a really dumb question but hey, I’m feeling ...

3 4 days ago
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9 days ago by cdaniels

Howdy Ya’all,Just figured I’d let you folks know if you werenR...

5 4 days ago
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First Flea Market Score

18 days ago by BentheViking

So last week my wife and I went on vacation to Cape Cod and hit up a decent f...

16 4 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Impulse Buy on Stanley 78

5 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey I bought this on eBay for about $50 and it was listed as NOS ...

4 5 days ago

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