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Driving Cut Nails

08-17-2017 10:44 PM by Jackcarter0714

I’m building two dovetailed planter boxes. All of the joints are solid ...

17 08-19-2017 01:30 AM
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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 ...

2155 08-19-2017 12:19 AM
View AndrewBarron's profile

Tool Chalenge! WTF is this?

08-16-2017 03:48 PM by AndrewBarron

Seriously. 11” in diameter. Can’t figure out what this is. HELP!!...

16 08-18-2017 09:55 PM
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Lunchtime plane score!

08-18-2017 04:18 PM by DairyMan1983

Hey guys,long time lurker here,finally decided to sign up. Got my first non w...

3 08-18-2017 08:08 PM
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(closed) What's a good knife for camping?

08-17-2017 08:13 PM by natdobs

Been camping a lot lately and started buying useful supplies.Hammocks, tents,...

23 08-18-2017 04:08 PM
View WAPY's profile

another small chisel

08-18-2017 06:59 AM by WAPY

Hi all ! I was in need of a narrow chisel to work on delicate parts when m...

3 08-18-2017 03:17 PM
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...

1611 08-18-2017 01:20 PM
View Bluenote38's profile

Finding Antique Plane Irons

08-18-2017 10:48 AM by Bluenote38

So I cleaned up a box of old moulding planes and came out with a great Ohio T...

2 08-18-2017 12:23 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-06-2012 03:34 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

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

2612 08-18-2017 03:25 AM
View Bluenote38's profile

Cleaning old moulding planes

08-16-2017 12:03 PM by Bluenote38

I have a box (cardboard) of old moulding planes that have the fine patina of ...

18 08-18-2017 12:39 AM
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Holes on sole of hand plane?

08-17-2017 02:07 AM by lumberdad1980

I saw this plane in a flea market and was curious. Why does this plane have ...

8 08-17-2017 11:42 PM
View one60fourth's profile

Quick Release Vice problem

08-17-2017 10:14 PM by one60fourth

I have a Groz quick release vice that has jammed up in the closed position. ...

0 08-17-2017 10:14 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...

6364 08-16-2017 11:09 PM
View David's profile

Jack plane for starters

08-16-2017 06:13 PM by David

Hello, I am relatively new to woodworking, I did build couple of tables an...

18 08-16-2017 10:54 PM
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BT&C Store Saw

05-01-2017 11:36 AM by MagicalMichael

I didn’t want to sidetrack the 2017 Hand Saw discussion but my question...

5 08-16-2017 11:41 AM
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...

14488 08-15-2017 02:01 AM
View WayneC's profile

Hammer of your dreams

12-20-2013 11:00 PM by WayneC

Why a hammer of your dreams thread? Why not…lol Actually the hamme...

34 08-15-2017 01:20 AM
View fivecodys's profile

Stanley No 4 (type 19?) Tote and Handle Advice Needed

08-13-2017 02:25 AM by fivecodys

Hi Guys, I got a little excited and payed way too much for a little No 4 on ...

7 08-15-2017 01:10 AM
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Kregg and Rockler Clamp Solutions

08-14-2017 02:38 PM by timbertailor

I have received several messages about the Kregg and Rockler clamps. Thoug...

0 08-14-2017 02:38 PM
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Curtis saw medallions

08-13-2017 10:06 PM by Bruh

Has anyone seen these saw medallions? I pulled them off an old disston .

3 08-14-2017 01:19 AM

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