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View jtrz's profile

The roller on my honing guide is stuck...Anyone had this happen to them?

03-16-2018 10:19 PM by jtrz

I finally was able to beat this old plane iron into submission and got a good...

3 03-17-2018 12:41 AM
View live4ever's profile

Tool storage of your dreams

11-27-2012 12:25 AM by live4ever

I had to do it. But since we’ve got lengthy threads on nearly every ...

35 03-17-2018 12:29 AM
View kyngfish's profile

Trouble setting a Stanley hand plane

03-14-2018 12:04 PM by kyngfish

Hi All – I’m pretty new at this – I’ve built your odd...

30 03-16-2018 11:42 PM
View Don W's profile

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...

15260 03-16-2018 01:53 AM
View Bertha's profile

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

08-24-2017 11:22 PM by Bertha

Link to HOYD v1.0 – the dull years

1108 03-15-2018 11:34 PM
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...

6602 03-15-2018 09:51 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Sure looks like a Trend diamond plate for

03-15-2018 02:34 PM by rwe2156


4 03-15-2018 05:33 PM
View Mosquito's profile (online now)

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...

1846 03-14-2018 08:09 PM
View mikey78's profile

Stanley 62 plane restoration ...

03-12-2018 04:18 PM by mikey78

Hello guys,My next restoration project is a nice stanley 62 …I thought ...

14 03-14-2018 07:26 PM
View Johnalan Thomas's profile

Very early stanley handplane, Frog won't come off.

03-11-2018 11:27 PM by Johnalan Thomas

Hey Y’all, Picked up a very early 1910’s Stanley #5 for 6 bucks a...

8 03-14-2018 03:41 PM
View JeffP's profile

Folding ruler - I don't get it

04-16-2016 11:19 PM by JeffP

So, I think I must be missing the point. I have seen a number of youtube v...

89 03-13-2018 05:31 PM
View CaptainKlutz's profile

Stanley Cap Iron Restoration Help?

03-13-2018 09:14 AM by CaptainKlutz

Rant mode on: Is it just me, or does every used Stanley plane have poorly ...

9 03-13-2018 04:43 PM
View Bmorris2's profile

e.c.e hand plane id

03-12-2018 08:25 PM by Bmorris2

Hello I’m new here. I found this hand plane I’m thinking of buyin...

6 03-13-2018 03:01 PM
View msinc's profile (online now)

Angle gauge, protractor???

03-10-2018 12:30 AM by msinc

I would like to find an angle gauge/protractor {?} not sure exactly what to c...

7 03-10-2018 07:51 AM
View blueridge's profile

Need Help: ID'ing old socket timber frame chisel

03-09-2018 05:39 AM by blueridge

Hello everyone. I have spent the last few days restoring this old timber fra...

1 03-10-2018 03:22 AM
View BFamous's profile

Looking for a draw knife

03-07-2018 11:21 AM by BFamous

gentlemen, I’m looking for a recommendation for a good, but not over th...

10 03-09-2018 02:52 AM
View Ben's profile

Trying to figure out which chisels sizes/types to buy

03-08-2018 06:57 PM by Ben

I want to invest in some Blue Spruce chisels. I currently have a 6 pc. set...

5 03-08-2018 10:37 PM
View AESamuel's profile

Making a 37° bed BD wooden jack plane. Some questions.

03-02-2018 10:55 PM by AESamuel

Hi!! Seeing the high prices for a low angle jack plane I’ve decided ...

6 03-08-2018 09:23 PM
View startingfromscratch's profile

Value of Original Unused Marple Chisels Set of 4 (Sheffield iron)

12-03-2011 05:13 PM by startingfromscratch

From the way I understand it, Marples blue handle chisels made in Sheffield a...

24 03-08-2018 08:01 PM
View kokako's profile

Moving from grinder to Mark II honing guide?

03-04-2018 12:04 AM by kokako

Is there anyone out there who uses a grinder and and Mark II honing guide? I...

10 03-08-2018 09:40 AM

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