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anyone recognize this plane

07-22-2016 01:49 AM by jwmalone

There is a u in a circle above the made in usa stamp behind the frog, bed is ...

11 07-23-2016 10:02 AM
View Marn64's profile

Looking to buy a Stanley; a quick question

07-13-2016 11:37 PM by Marn64

I’m looking to buy this Stanley no 3 type 4 prelateral on Ebay. It is n...

8 07-23-2016 12:40 AM
View HokieKen's profile

Rust Hunting Spots Near Outer Banks

07-22-2016 02:32 PM by HokieKen

I’ll be in Corolla NC at the beach next week on vacation. Just curious...

4 07-22-2016 09:34 PM
View pinakBERT's profile

cap iron doesn't clamp down iron and chipbreaker

07-16-2016 08:53 AM by pinakBERT

Hi All, I have a KK7 that I have had for awhile but never really looked it...

12 07-22-2016 08:48 PM
View AliceAforethought's profile

Brad Nailer Under Water

07-13-2016 08:17 PM by AliceAforethought

Hi guys, Recently my home was flooded, my Porter cable BN200C nailer was u...

8 07-22-2016 11:34 AM
View punkin611's profile

identifying wood plane

06-23-2016 03:03 PM by punkin611

I have a wood plane marked on toe M:G and AJSS anyone know who made and when?

11 07-21-2016 10:08 PM
View Civilsurf's profile

Smoothing Plane vs Low Angle Plane

07-18-2016 03:55 PM by Civilsurf

Can someone explain the main difference between a smoothing plane vs a low an...

21 07-21-2016 06:33 PM
View mspain77's profile

Grizzly hand planes?

07-13-2016 03:56 PM by mspain77

Hey guys,Just getting into the hand planing aspect of woodworking and I’...

11 07-21-2016 12:44 PM
View Chas7715's profile

Miller's Falls Plane

07-19-2016 10:27 PM by Chas7715

While perusing Craigslist I saw an ad for “Planner” and thought ...

17 07-21-2016 11:46 AM
View poopiekat's profile

The Stanley "Two-Tone" Line, Planes and Other Tools

02-02-2015 04:17 PM by poopiekat

Lest we forget, in our research in all the different ‘Types’ of h...

31 07-21-2016 11:29 AM
View jwmalone's profile


07-11-2016 05:12 PM by jwmalone

not to bad for a frankinplane or as I call it my fulton falls.

20 07-21-2016 03:20 AM
View cbass's profile

Frog to Receiver fit

07-10-2016 10:52 PM by cbass

I picked up a Wards master plane that I am working on restoring. I noticed th...

21 07-21-2016 01:34 AM
View ki7hy's profile

Shooting board plane....

07-14-2016 05:12 PM by ki7hy

All, I am going to grab up a new plane for the shooting board. I have and ...

18 07-21-2016 01:14 AM
View Aidan1211's profile

Buying Old Hand Tools through eBay and other online sources

07-13-2016 04:38 PM by Aidan1211

I have chatted with quite a few folks lately that have been burned (S...

6 07-20-2016 11:49 AM
View Thuzmund's profile

Help with this old Sargent Chisel - Fluted Bevel?

07-18-2016 02:48 AM by Thuzmund

Hi folks, A little 5 dollar flea market item. Sargent “VBM” C...

9 07-20-2016 01:56 AM
View tealetm's profile

Hand Saw Source

07-18-2016 06:21 PM by tealetm

I picked up a good condition Stanley 150 mitre box for next to nothing- witho...

3 07-18-2016 08:34 PM
View jwmalone's profile


07-17-2016 09:06 PM by jwmalone

I know the sb4 doesn’t have a great rep, but the sole is flat the c...

4 07-18-2016 07:10 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Plane Iron Camber

07-17-2016 12:22 AM by Gerald Thompson

I am in the midst of learning how to hollow grind plane irons. I tried the L...

5 07-17-2016 11:10 PM
View Ray's profile

Another question regarding plane for shooting board

07-15-2016 02:03 AM by Ray

I am thinking about buying a Stanley 62 for my shooting board. I don’t ...

8 07-17-2016 12:57 AM
View Eric's profile

What would you do here?

07-16-2016 10:48 AM by Eric

I’m building a (sitting) bench from a 2” thick piece of mahogany....

8 07-16-2016 11:37 PM

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