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Hatchet Of Your Dreams

06-25-2017 11:03 PM by papadan

Let’s start a new dream thread. LOL So the other day, I was out split...

49 07-06-2017 10:11 PM
View Brad's profile

Panel Gauge-Some pre-build questions

02-24-2014 04:46 AM by Brad

Hello All, I’m going to build a panel gauge similar to this one. ...

4 07-06-2017 03:56 PM
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Craftsman High Speed Lathe Tools 228501-228508

07-06-2017 02:39 PM by r33tc0w

Picked up this 8 piece set from a friend. Can’t find any info on it. Ha...

1 07-06-2017 03:18 PM
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Auction find, Wards Powr Craft Chisels & Mallet

07-06-2017 09:18 AM by Ajs73

Hi all, I picked up an 8 pc. set of chisels with a mallet, & original rec...

1 07-06-2017 09:22 AM
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Wooden plane chipbreaker screw

07-05-2017 07:51 PM by Jackcarter0714

I bought my first plane. I bought it from Harry J Epstein in Kansas City, a g...

2 07-05-2017 08:15 PM
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Staircase Saw

07-03-2017 10:04 PM by OleGrump

This should be a bit better than my last post. Been wanting a staircase saw ...

1 07-04-2017 03:21 PM
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Marking hand tools for ID purposes

06-19-2017 11:50 PM by BlasterStumps

I bought an old Stanley plane at a yard sale the other day. It had some init...

14 07-04-2017 09:21 AM
View OleGrump's profile

Garage Sale Unusual Plane Find

07-01-2017 10:40 PM by OleGrump

Went to garage sale about two weeks ago, and among other items ( a total of $...

11 07-04-2017 01:24 AM
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Treadle Lathe

07-03-2017 04:52 AM by bruc101

This young man is someone I admire and enjoy his videos. He’s seems to ...

0 07-03-2017 04:52 AM
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Wichita, KS Hand Saw Setup

06-23-2017 02:15 PM by GravelRoad

Anyone located in Wichita, KS who can do hand saw setups? I have a couple Pax...

10 07-02-2017 10:06 PM
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Stanley 32-1/2 rule, how old is it?

01-11-2013 01:29 PM by JoeinGa

Recently I saw a post about folding wood rules. Someone showed a pic of a poc...

13 07-02-2017 04:43 PM
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Vintage Hand saws question

06-29-2017 07:07 AM by AmyRosebud

Hi, I have a question and I hope it’s allowed, if not please delete ...

20 06-30-2017 02:26 PM
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Help identifying old framing slick chisel

06-27-2017 06:15 PM by woodywoodwood

I picked this up yesterday. Very cool old framing slick. I have not been abl...

7 06-29-2017 06:46 PM
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Why is wood getting between blade and back iron?

06-28-2017 10:46 AM by trevor7428

This just started happening on my woodcraft #6 fore plane. Wood shavings are ...

3 06-28-2017 01:01 PM
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Is this a 'kerf starter'?

06-26-2017 06:05 PM by steveinaz

I question my identification because there is no fence or a place to attach o...

8 06-28-2017 12:16 PM
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bessey parallel clamps vs irwin

06-26-2017 05:57 PM by buckbuster31

I have 8 of the bessey clamps but always in need of more. I was just playing...

12 06-27-2017 11:56 PM
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Veritas string inlay compass

06-25-2017 02:04 PM by dthies

Used it for the first time. Worked great gouging out the curve but the compas...

5 06-26-2017 03:39 PM
View MrRon's profile

Bessey clamps

06-10-2017 09:32 PM by MrRon

I don’t see anything special about Bessey parallel clamps; in fact, I h...

46 06-26-2017 12:34 AM
View masman's profile

Fantastic Collection

06-16-2017 07:00 PM by masman

First of all, I have nothing to do with this posting regarding the tools. I j...

3 06-26-2017 12:30 AM
View JoelW's profile

Tin-clad vintage joiners tool chest

06-24-2017 02:11 PM by JoelW

I ran across this old woodworking tool chest today and was intrigued for seve...

10 06-25-2017 10:24 PM

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