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Birds of a Feather (redux)

11-07-2016 09:51 AM by Ron Aylor

NOTE: Revised from original post to be more inclusive (thanks, Andy!).  Tryin...

117 12-03-2016 01:29 PM
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12-01-2016 03:28 PM by CecilD

I have a couple of older handsaws that I have had hanging on a peg thru the h...

17 12-03-2016 11:24 AM
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Anyone ever seen this style of plane before?

12-02-2016 09:13 AM by Axle505

Or know anything about them?

8 12-03-2016 11:19 AM
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Stanley 60 1/2 troubleshooting help

12-03-2016 09:26 AM by ballan13

I recently purchased this 60 1/2 on the eBay for about $50 including the ship...

1 12-03-2016 11:17 AM
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Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 02:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

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

1258 12-02-2016 11:34 PM
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Stanley #45 - 7 forms of fun in 1! - And other combination/moulding planes

11-15-2012 07:58 AM by Mosquito

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

1158 12-02-2016 09:04 PM
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Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

06-25-2011 05:17 PM by Don W

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

13688 12-02-2016 07:25 PM
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Lee Valley Cyber Monday

12-02-2016 04:37 PM by John

For the second straight year, I purchased a Veritas plane from Lee Valley on ...

0 12-02-2016 04:37 PM
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Which plane for panels?

11-28-2016 03:32 AM by bigblockyeti

I’m looking at either the Veritas #6 fore plane or the bevel up jointer...

15 12-01-2016 12:25 PM
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Using eclipse honing guide with block plane blade

11-27-2016 09:06 AM by DW833

I’m having an issue using the honing guide with a blade from the verita...

6 11-29-2016 05:07 PM
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What chisel for squaring up a 3/4" plywood dado?

11-29-2016 08:49 AM by Dagobah

Working on a project where I need to square up multiple 3/4” plywood da...

10 11-29-2016 09:42 AM
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Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-05-2012 07:34 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

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

1860 11-28-2016 02:53 PM
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Stanley plane parts pricing question

11-26-2016 03:39 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone, So I have some spare plane parts I am considering selling, and ...

3 11-28-2016 11:28 AM
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Loose Tote on used Stanley No 5

02-01-2013 06:26 AM by brtech

Bought a used Stanley No 5 plane from ebay. Decent price, good transaction, ...

12 11-28-2016 08:57 AM
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Chisel Flattening

11-20-2016 01:25 PM by wilbrijo06

Guys - I’ve been “honing” the poo out of this 3/4”...

16 11-28-2016 07:52 AM
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Anyone have the Veritas Scottish Miter Plane?

11-19-2016 06:23 AM by bbasiaga,230,41182,48945 ...

7 11-27-2016 09:38 PM
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Calling All You Just Plain Plane Geniuses

11-20-2012 11:09 AM by CharlieM1958

Anybody know anything of interest about these planes or this manufacturer? ...

17 11-27-2016 02:22 PM
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Mystery tool parts identity

11-21-2016 03:25 PM by Bayman50

I need some help in identifying a couple of parts that I am scratching my...

6 11-27-2016 02:00 PM
View Axle505's profile

Newest acquisition

11-27-2016 01:28 PM by Axle505

0 11-27-2016 01:28 PM
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Refurbishing a Disston D-23 Rip Saw

11-26-2016 03:21 PM by Axle505

Got this yesterday. To the best of my determination, I have a pre-1928 Di...

1 11-26-2016 03:28 PM

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