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Strop advice

08-29-2015 09:13 PM by BigJohn

Hello. I wanted a the best strop I could find and Tools For Working Wood site...

2 08-29-2015 10:31 PM
View realityinabox's profile

Diamond stone defect?

08-29-2015 06:07 PM by realityinabox

Hello all, I recently ordered some EZ Lap diamond stones to sharpen my chi...

2 08-29-2015 07:04 PM
View Stewbot's profile

Sharpening systems

08-28-2015 03:44 PM by Stewbot

Im looking for some sharpening advice. After picking up a lathe I now need to...

5 08-29-2015 01:40 AM
View Gwjames's profile

LN, LV, or WR block plane

08-27-2015 05:36 PM by Gwjames

So for about a week now I have been looking all around the world wide web at ...

24 08-28-2015 05:14 PM
View Clarkie's profile

Moxon vise

08-26-2015 09:50 PM by Clarkie

Hello, has anyone bought the hardware for the Moxon vise? If so, is it as goo...

16 08-27-2015 11:31 PM
View DavidTTU's profile

Looking to buy a set of used bench chisels

08-25-2015 02:46 PM by DavidTTU

I am finally ready for a set of good bench chisels. I am looking for at least...

11 08-27-2015 05:47 PM
View Tim Anderson's profile

Saving a Chisel

08-26-2015 01:46 PM by Tim Anderson

So, let’s say, hypothetically of course (who am I kidding, I messed up)...

12 08-27-2015 07:43 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Sharpening stones

08-26-2015 02:27 AM by Gixxerjoe04

Went to woodcraft tonight and finally learned how to sharpen the blade on one...

12 08-27-2015 01:11 AM
View hairy's profile

Advice for selling

08-26-2015 04:23 PM by hairy

I’m on the fence about thinning the herd. I have some tools that I don&...

11 08-27-2015 12:24 AM
View cck7's profile

Stanley Type 16 or 19

08-25-2015 09:49 PM by cck7

I’m looking for Stanley planes to use in my workshop. I’m looking...

3 08-26-2015 11:46 PM
View SuppressiveFire's profile

Yankee 1446 egg beater drill

08-25-2015 02:26 PM by SuppressiveFire

Anyone have a picture of a nicer example? I want to restore all of it close t...

5 08-26-2015 12:20 AM
View fivecodys's profile

Checking a Square for Square

08-20-2015 04:07 PM by fivecodys

Good morning Lumberjocks.I bought a new machinist square. It’s a Rober...

21 08-25-2015 03:56 PM
View tyler's profile

3M Lapping Film. Which Side?

08-25-2015 12:47 AM by tyler

Hello there LJ’s. So I just picked up some 3M lapping film in 0.3 micro...

2 08-25-2015 01:15 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Weight of premium planes

08-21-2015 07:07 PM by CharlesA

All of my planes are older Stanleys. When I’ve read about Lie-Neilson ...

15 08-23-2015 01:24 PM
View Brendon's profile

The River Inney Mitre Plane

08-01-2015 06:30 PM by Brendon

Just finished this little mitre plane. Infill is Desert Ironwood.It&#...

14 08-23-2015 01:03 PM
View bruc101's profile

Speaking of a Craiglist Find

08-22-2015 05:38 AM by bruc101

Check this one out.

3 08-23-2015 03:35 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Post Your Stanley # 78 Comments Here!

02-19-2012 05:14 PM by poopiekat

Hey let’s try specific threads for individual types of Stanley planes a...

111 08-22-2015 02:28 PM
View RichardDePetris's profile

Need advice restoring a Stanley 45 to make it prettier.

08-20-2015 08:08 PM by RichardDePetris

This woodworking thing is taking a strange and frightening turn. I am now col...

6 08-21-2015 12:08 PM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Need Stanley eccentric lever for No 62 block plane

08-18-2015 07:14 PM by TheTurtleCarpenter

A quick shout out to all the members here, how ya’ll R ! My first po...

10 08-20-2015 11:17 PM
View Boris 's profile

I think is a #2

08-16-2015 08:08 PM by Boris

I found this little guy at an antique store, I think is a #2, is 7 1/2 X 1 7/...

15 08-20-2015 11:16 PM

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