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Need to Build a Drill Press

10-21-2016 05:58 AM by Ron Aylor

 In keeping with the “unplugged” motif, I want to build a hand crank drill pr...

15 10-21-2016 04:20 PM
View Marn64's profile

Should I get a sharpening jig?

10-10-2016 02:29 PM by Marn64

So I have only recently been getting into hand sharpening and I’m prett...

22 10-21-2016 02:24 PM
View Sam's profile

Question about Sargent dado planes

10-15-2016 06:48 AM by Sam

For the last few days, I’ve been searching the internet for information...

5 10-21-2016 05:38 AM
View copythat's profile

Chamfer Plane

10-11-2016 09:45 PM by copythat

I am looking to purchase a small chamfering plane. I would like to use it on ...

8 10-20-2016 11:23 PM
View Bill White's profile

Flatening Ark. Stones ?

10-20-2016 12:17 PM by Bill White

Have a great Ark stone from Aiden1211. Good box, no big divs, and would like...

5 10-20-2016 12:57 PM
View IamOx's profile

good depth for marking gauge

10-20-2016 11:48 AM by IamOx

hello everybody! so I’m working on making a couple marking gauges. wha...

3 10-20-2016 12:26 PM
View ADN's profile

Rob Cosman's offer to wounded warriors

10-17-2016 01:07 PM by ADN

This is an outstanding offer to wounded, disabled vets: In general Rob Cos...

1 10-19-2016 05:25 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Best chisel set for the money

11-04-2011 10:48 AM by BerBer5985

I’ve been using a set of craftsman chisels we got on sale for about $20...

71 10-19-2016 08:44 AM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-05-2012 08:34 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

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

1815 10-17-2016 01:46 PM
View CB_Cohick's profile

Anybody have experience with ICS Cutting Tools

10-17-2016 09:42 AM by CB_Cohick

I keep an eye on sets of vintage Irwin tapered shank auger bits on e-bay. I ...

2 10-17-2016 12:28 PM
View Don W's profile

Show the restoration before and after.

03-11-2012 04:38 PM by Don W

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

6032 10-17-2016 11:08 AM
View Burbs's profile

Hand Plane down or up?

10-13-2016 11:16 PM by Burbs

So I posted my workshop and in one of the pictures I had an old stanley 5 1/2...

44 10-17-2016 08:01 AM
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

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

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

13540 10-16-2016 05:21 AM
View Marn64's profile

Is this a good sharpening jig?

10-15-2016 01:35 PM by Marn64

So earlier this week I asked about sharpening jigs and I found this guy at th...

3 10-15-2016 05:56 PM
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What is the advantage of garnet sandpaper?

09-16-2012 09:11 PM by Purrmaster

I’ve had this burning question for some time….. is garnet sandpap...

25 10-15-2016 02:11 PM
View Bdobs13's profile

Unknown Plane

10-04-2016 02:31 PM by Bdobs13

So I got into hand planes recently and picked up about a ...

6 10-14-2016 06:06 PM
View BrentParkin's profile

Tool Gloat

10-11-2016 09:09 PM by BrentParkin

It’s been a long time since I had a gloat. I was on vacation in the U.S...

5 10-13-2016 09:34 AM
View loiblb's profile

Hand Plane Repair Advice

10-13-2016 03:51 AM by loiblb

I need to repair this hand plane tote. I have had the plane for 3...

3 10-13-2016 08:22 AM
View steveinaz's profile

Need help identifying this wooden bottom smooth plane

10-10-2016 11:47 AM by steveinaz

I just purchased this plane at an estate sale. After I got it home I looked, ...

21 10-12-2016 07:21 PM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 03:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

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

996 10-12-2016 01:25 PM

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