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Miter box question

09-28-2016 01:33 PM by Chuds

I recently purchased a miter box on eBay ( miller falls Langdon #74c and I no...

5 09-29-2016 05:41 AM
View Don Broussard's profile

Beginner Carving Chisels

09-29-2016 12:49 AM by Don Broussard

Any recommendations on a starter set of carving chisels? My wife went to a c...

4 09-29-2016 05:32 AM
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...

5990 09-29-2016 04:44 AM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

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 ...

984 09-29-2016 04:01 AM
View loiblb's profile

Vaughan & Bushnell No. 904

09-29-2016 01:14 AM by loiblb

There is a Vaughan & Bushnell No. 904 plane for sale in a resale shop. It...

2 09-29-2016 01:31 AM
View adot45's profile

What double end base is this?

09-28-2016 08:26 PM by adot45

I can find pictures of Millers Falls and Sargents but not just of the bases. ...

1 09-29-2016 12:32 AM
View Brodie's profile

So. Cal - Lie Nielsen Hand Tool Event - 9/30 & 10/1

09-28-2016 09:08 PM by Brodie

For those looking to escape the house this weekend, Lie Nielsen is having a f...

0 09-28-2016 09:08 PM
View scvwooding's profile

Hand Planes

09-28-2016 01:24 AM by scvwooding

Don’t know much about planes. My neighbors is cleaning out his gara...

12 09-28-2016 03:42 PM
View Luke2220's profile

Narex Chisel Ferrules

12-10-2015 10:34 PM by Luke2220

The ferrules on all my Narex chisels cracked and need to be replaced. Has any...

19 09-28-2016 03:14 PM
View TheLastDeadMouse's profile

Small Planes for Removing Twist

09-27-2016 05:51 PM by TheLastDeadMouse

I’m primarily a power tool user, but recently I’ve started using ...

11 09-28-2016 04:44 AM
View LRG's profile

Stanley Handyman Hammer

09-27-2016 08:53 PM by LRG

Can anyone tell me the earliest year Stanley Handyman hammers were made and s...

3 09-28-2016 01:00 AM
View JCantin's profile

Live free or die auction and flea market

09-27-2016 07:22 PM by JCantin

For those in the Northeast who do NOT know about it, the Live Free or Die too...

0 09-27-2016 07:22 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

both sides of water stone?

09-27-2016 04:54 PM by jimmyhopps

One side of my water stones have writing on them (mfg name, etc). can this b...

1 09-27-2016 05:22 PM
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The Millers Falls No. 1 Cigar Shave

09-08-2016 12:15 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

Millers Falls No. 1 An incredibly recent addition to the shop, the MF ...

23 09-27-2016 05:06 PM
View jamesicus's profile

William Marples and Sons woodworking tools

08-11-2012 10:56 PM by jamesicus

I finally obtained a 1972 catalogue (a most significant reference) and that h...

11 09-27-2016 01:38 PM
View loiblb's profile

I. Bailey Sliding T Bevel

09-26-2016 09:58 PM by loiblb

I found this in a stack of old tools at a resale store for a $1.0...

3 09-27-2016 01:43 AM
View rhybeka's profile

Under bench mounted plane till - which direction to 'mount' planes for best retrieval?

09-24-2016 08:34 AM by rhybeka

Hi all! had an epiphany about mounting my new plane till storage to the side ...

9 09-26-2016 05:31 AM
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...

1076 09-26-2016 02:42 AM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Parts for Stanley 113 compass plane Type 1

09-24-2016 01:22 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

I need a little help to find a blade and chipbreaker for a type 1. I also ne...

3 09-25-2016 11:41 AM
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How do you hold your favorite saws when cutting?

09-24-2016 01:51 PM by TheFridge

Do you hold it differently when trying to make a fine cut as opposed to a fas...

6 09-24-2016 07:59 PM

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