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View JADobson's profile

Rust hunt score

04-27-2016 02:01 AM by JADobson

Went rust hunting today and picked this up for $10 (Canadian, so like 1.50 US...

3 04-27-2016 03:54 PM
View BuddyC's profile

Old Bevel Square ID

04-25-2016 01:45 AM by BuddyC

Hello,Just found the group. I live in N.W. Arkansas. I like to buy, use and...

13 04-27-2016 02:11 AM
View Gambrell's profile

Want to buy a Stanley/Baily jointer plane #7 pre WW2

04-24-2016 01:48 AM by Gambrell

Does anyone know of anyone that might have a Stanley/Baily jointer plane #7 p...

8 04-27-2016 02:06 AM
View Evowood's profile

Picked this plane up today from CL

03-23-2016 03:12 PM by Evowood

It is a very old, lightly used Miller Falls No. 9 hand plane. There is a litt...

10 04-26-2016 09:42 PM
View mramseyISU's profile

Who's all going to the MWTCA meet in Humbolt IA sunday?

04-25-2016 07:32 PM by mramseyISU

Just wondering if there will be any other LJ’s at the MWTCA meet in Iow...

1 04-25-2016 07:53 PM
View Aidan1211's profile

Wanna See Your Hand Tool Collections

04-18-2016 05:45 PM by Aidan1211

I love seeing what others have hunted out in the wild and have gathered. Post...

16 04-25-2016 06:50 PM
View Woodcut1's profile

Moisture meter

03-27-2016 11:37 PM by Woodcut1

I am still a little confused about moisture meters. Most pin type say measure...

10 04-25-2016 04:08 PM
View BrentParkin's profile

Another amazing tool chest

04-22-2016 08:59 PM by BrentParkin

Did anyone notice Chris Schwarz mentioning this new tool chest that is up...

6 04-24-2016 04:17 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Why can't I use water on oil stones and vise verse?

03-18-2015 09:23 AM by Sanderguy777

I have a water stone and an oil stone. I know that I can’t use oil on t...

20 04-24-2016 04:24 AM
View Stormbind's profile

Restoring old hand planes

04-22-2016 03:05 AM by Stormbind

I have some old hand plans that I would like to restore. Do any of you have a...

7 04-24-2016 03:52 AM
View Marn64's profile

Pre-Lateral restoration Tote and knob

04-23-2016 02:54 PM by Marn64

As some of you probably already know I am restoring a Stanley type 4 no 7. A ...

6 04-23-2016 11:44 PM
View bold1's profile

Sears parts prices.

04-21-2016 12:16 AM by bold1

I was using my Sears Craftsman 1/2” drill the other day backing out scr...

13 04-22-2016 05:13 PM
View Makai's profile

Parts for Stanley #5 hand plane

04-21-2016 05:05 PM by Makai

Aloha, I realize I could just pick up a bolt at the hardware store, but I wou...

7 04-21-2016 07:43 PM
View JeffP's profile

Folding ruler - I don't get it

04-16-2016 11:19 PM by JeffP

So, I think I must be missing the point. I have seen a number of youtube v...

66 04-21-2016 05:18 PM
View andy6601's profile

Planing Knots

12-17-2012 12:23 PM by andy6601

I have been working with a lot of pine lately and I have been doing my best t...

21 04-21-2016 03:15 PM
View DW833's profile

Picked up five stanley planes at flea market

04-21-2016 02:51 AM by DW833

Came across several hand planes recently. Today picked up five stanley plane...

8 04-21-2016 01:09 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

New Old Plane - Stanley #7C

04-20-2016 02:46 AM by bbasiaga

I found this at a local antique place. I figured what the heck – it wa...

19 04-20-2016 11:13 PM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Stanley Plane identification help

04-20-2016 01:00 AM by Troy Cleckler

So I found this Bailey plane at a antique shop. Picked it up because I’...

4 04-20-2016 09:04 PM
View PaBull's profile

Shapton professional on glass??

04-19-2016 03:03 PM by PaBull

Hallo fellow LJ’s, i was listening to one of the latest FWW podcasts wh...

10 04-20-2016 04:12 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Should I modify this veneer scraper?

04-16-2016 03:04 AM by Purrmaster

I just got this veneer scraper at Woodcraft:

20 04-20-2016 02:26 PM

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