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Hand drill restoration help needed

09-03-2016 05:31 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I recently found this old hand drill, and I was cleaning the...

3 09-04-2016 11:05 PM
View MikeUT's profile

To Jack or to Smooth, that is the question

08-29-2016 06:35 PM by MikeUT

I am a big fan of old school planes and have a full line-up of bench planes a...

9 09-03-2016 05:18 PM
View Mambrax's profile

regular bench plane sharpened for end grain ?

09-03-2016 02:33 AM by Mambrax

Is that possible to sharpen a regular bench plane to be use for end grain ?if...

2 09-03-2016 12:52 PM
View Picken5's profile

Estate sale chisel purchase

09-02-2016 04:00 AM by Picken5

I was at an estate sale last week and came home with a Stanley try square, an...

11 09-03-2016 04:34 AM
View MaurerPower's profile

Disston Saw Handle Repair?

08-31-2016 06:05 AM by MaurerPower

Hello, thank you in advance for any advice that you give. I bought a 5 tpi th...

5 09-01-2016 03:11 AM
View johndeereb's profile

Starrett combination square vs. craftsman

01-14-2016 05:36 PM by johndeereb

Im searching for a gift for my Dad’s birthday again. One of the tools ...

53 08-31-2016 06:34 PM
View Sloopmk's profile

Miller Falls Handsaw

08-31-2016 12:39 PM by Sloopmk

I have the ability to purchase a Miller Falls No. 1213, 13 point handsaw. Ca...

1 08-31-2016 06:11 PM
View HillWilly's profile

Mystery Plane and Iron

08-29-2016 04:02 PM by HillWilly

I have a really cheap hand plane that “sorta” works for me…...

1 08-29-2016 04:23 PM
View WayneC's profile

Draw knife of your Dreams

07-21-2015 02:13 AM by WayneC

This is a thread to share draw knife related information. Please post photo...

44 08-29-2016 01:01 AM
View MrRon's profile

New Woodpecker tool

08-17-2016 12:19 AM by MrRon

These people must be nuts! They have come out with “the ultimate doweli...

34 08-28-2016 01:29 PM
View Bugnurd's profile

Wooden dado plane?

08-27-2016 09:14 PM by Bugnurd

Hi,Can anyone give me some info on this plane I picked up at a yard sale? Loo...

2 08-27-2016 11:00 PM
View Ron Aylor's profile

How Many Hand Saws Do You Really Use?

08-22-2016 02:23 PM by Ron Aylor

How many hand saws do you really use? I don’t mean collect and have...

19 08-26-2016 02:29 PM
View Underdog's profile

Identify this whatzit? ID=Noah Harvey Hammer Saw Set

08-23-2016 02:35 PM by Underdog

Here’s a tool I found, and I have no idea what it is. Any input is grea...

18 08-25-2016 11:03 PM
View Carey  Mitchell's profile

Tool ID ?

08-25-2016 01:15 AM by Carey Mitchell

This little rule belonged to my great grandfather (1857-1952), who I can bar...

2 08-25-2016 01:00 PM
View PeteK's profile

First experience refinishing a plane

08-24-2016 02:17 AM by PeteK

Hello all. New to the forum and new to hand planes. But I found a Dunlap pl...

14 08-25-2016 01:29 AM
View MrRon's profile

Woodpecker Tools

08-22-2016 07:56 PM by MrRon

Woodpecker tools are pretty in that anodized red finish. I don’t own an...

11 08-24-2016 01:21 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

LA Awesome Cleaner

08-18-2016 03:17 PM by UpstateNYdude

Just curious if anyone has tried the Dollar store LA Awesome Concentrated cle...

10 08-23-2016 10:12 PM
View Woodchuck2010's profile

"It's the plane, It's the plane"

08-20-2016 01:41 AM by Woodchuck2010

New plane and my first high quality one. I just wanted a real good all around...

9 08-23-2016 06:04 PM
View BertFlores58's profile

Hand saw for veneer cutting

05-24-2013 01:40 AM by BertFlores58

After researching on the internet ways of making veneers, the best method is ...

16 08-23-2016 04:35 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Marking/mortise gauge ID

08-21-2016 04:04 AM by ki7hy

I was at an antique store about a month ago and found a mortise gauge. It was...

7 08-23-2016 04:20 PM

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