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Flattening waterstones

02-08-2017 04:24 AM by Spitfire1

For Christmas I received a set of LV chisels and was attempting to sharpen th...

13 02-13-2017 02:53 AM
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Millers Falls no 5 restoration questions

02-11-2017 04:53 PM by simoncpj

Hi all, I am undertaking a restoration of a Millers Falls no 5 hand drill and...

2 02-12-2017 04:27 AM
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Japanese Kanna Curiosity

01-27-2017 05:26 PM by UncannyValleyWoods

A few years ago, I purchased an old Kanna from a flea market on the West Coas...

2 02-10-2017 09:00 AM
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Reviving Self Locking Tape Measure

02-09-2017 03:31 PM by Scott

I have a self locking tape measure that I loved until it wore out and wasn...

1 02-09-2017 03:39 PM
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Fulton jack planer

02-08-2017 10:59 PM by BlackIrishman

I found a fulton jack planer very cheap, and I bought it in hopes to learn th...

4 02-09-2017 03:33 AM
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Tools for Kids

02-07-2017 08:06 PM by Will Merrit

Good afternoon fellas, I am a board member at a local Classical Christian...

18 02-08-2017 10:44 PM
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A2, O1 or PM-V11

02-02-2017 08:37 PM by trevor7428

I’ve never purchased a plane from lee valley before, but after I get my...

10 02-07-2017 11:20 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Sargent Planes - Type 2 #407 Refurb

02-05-2017 06:17 PM by HorizontalMike

Well, I finally came across a Type 2 Sargent #407 so I snatched it up. This ...

17 02-07-2017 07:11 PM
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Hand Tool Challenge: Best Project With Only Chisel + Mallet

08-16-2016 03:23 PM by gargey

Here are the rules: Build the most impressive project you can with only a ...

8 02-05-2017 02:22 PM
View RichTaylor's profile

"Typesetting" Branding Iron

02-05-2017 01:48 AM by RichTaylor

Does anyone know if a branding iron exists that has interchangeable letters a...

8 02-05-2017 07:22 AM
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Removing machining marks from Stanley 750 chisels...

07-09-2016 10:11 AM by andre_p

I’m looking for advice about the best way to remove the machining marks...

13 02-05-2017 07:04 AM
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Salt Lake City - USA - Second-Hand Tools Shops

02-05-2017 12:32 AM by Cornelius

Dear woodworkers from Utah, Last time I did a little tour in the US (few y...

3 02-05-2017 03:56 AM
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A Rapier Hand Plane Overview

07-01-2014 11:06 PM by poopiekat

Rapier Handplanes...What’s up with that? In North America, the...

16 02-02-2017 08:44 PM
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Plane Help

01-30-2017 11:27 PM by Richard Lee

Bedrock 604 Salesman sample2 Braces with no marks...

3 02-01-2017 05:27 PM
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Identification of saw please. 1883 ish miller falls hacksaw

01-28-2017 10:26 PM by SurfHunter

Hello All, I was at a flea market this afternoon and I came across this vi...

4 02-01-2017 02:05 PM
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Making Chisels

01-31-2017 02:01 AM by John

Since screwdrivers are made of hardened steel, is it possible to heat to soft...

12 01-31-2017 10:01 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking-Best Wood Router-Visual Feast!

01-31-2017 12:02 PM by Mrsrdrc

Optimum speed is not the only feature vital to woodworking. Video link:htt...

3 01-31-2017 04:27 PM
View rhett's profile

Tapered Plane Irons

01-16-2017 05:01 PM by rhett

Selling these at cost. My loss is your gain

16 01-31-2017 12:48 AM
View saltfly's profile

Restoring a wood bodied plane

01-19-2017 09:45 PM by saltfly

I found a interesting plane today. Its a cross over, but I couldn’t fin...

9 01-28-2017 06:29 PM
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Finger plane identification

01-11-2017 12:12 AM by steveinaz

I’ve seen something very similar to this on the web and it is identifie...

6 01-27-2017 10:07 PM

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