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Met Rob Cosman saw new plane

10-27-2013 08:03 PM by Ron Harper

Met Mr. Cosman at the Indianapolis Woodcraft yesterday afternoon. I had no i...

11 10-28-2013 02:36 PM
View macman's profile

Robert Sorby Bench Chisels

10-07-2013 12:08 PM by macman

I have a 8 set of Robert Sorby bench chisels to sell. They range from 1/4 to...

2 10-28-2013 11:13 AM
View Carl_unplugged's profile

Shooting board plane

10-27-2013 04:56 PM by Carl_unplugged

I just bought a shooting board plane (cheap) at an antiques store...

7 10-28-2013 02:37 AM
View Jon1094's profile

Miter saw or sled

10-26-2013 06:18 AM by Jon1094

I need some advice for making accurate miter cuts. I currently use an Incra ...

6 10-27-2013 12:45 PM
View 12strings's profile

vintage levels

10-26-2013 04:13 AM by 12strings

I see quite a few antique wooden levels at local stores. Are these ever usab...

8 10-27-2013 02:51 AM
View ErikF's profile

Help from the Plane Guys - Stanley No. G5

10-26-2013 09:12 PM by ErikF

I picked this plane up at a flea market today and have a few questions about ...

13 10-27-2013 01:20 AM
View Tedstor's profile

Whats so good about a leg vise?

10-25-2013 02:03 PM by Tedstor

I ask this question out of ignorance, as I’ve never used a leg vise bef...

33 10-26-2013 11:25 PM
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Need a part for this Wilton Corner Vise

10-25-2013 09:58 PM by Tedstor

So this Wilton corner vise magically followed me home today. Its in pretty de...

9 10-26-2013 07:46 PM
View Kv0nT's profile

Drawknife Virgin

10-20-2013 01:29 PM by Kv0nT

I have seen numerous demonstrations from windsor chair makers on the glories ...

9 10-26-2013 01:50 PM
View JustJoe's profile

Free Video on Saw Sharpening (There's a catch)

10-19-2013 03:06 PM by JustJoe

If you’re into saws, I’ve got a video by the late Tom Law called ...

8 10-26-2013 02:46 AM
View Ben's profile

Dozuki saw/coping saw questions

10-11-2013 02:00 AM by Ben

Hi Gang. So, I’m not wildly enamored with my Veritas 14tpi dovetail ...

9 10-26-2013 02:35 AM
View BigJohn's profile

My #45 find

10-14-2013 02:49 PM by BigJohn

Bought this the other day, seems complete and in excellent condition. It is ...

8 10-26-2013 02:09 AM
View ColonelTravis's profile

General chisel question, specific Pfeil question

10-24-2013 12:04 AM by ColonelTravis

Looked at a line of Pfeil bench chisels today in person for the first time, h...

5 10-26-2013 02:04 AM
View SRRieman's profile

J. Walter's book...??

09-20-2013 01:10 PM by SRRieman

Anyone here have any idea when the next version is actually going to be relea...

16 10-26-2013 01:53 AM
View bons's profile

stoning side of finished saw sharpening

10-15-2013 04:06 AM by bons

I am building a hand saw collection for personal use in my new woodworking sh...

2 10-25-2013 09:59 PM
View Kv0nT's profile

Rip saw.

10-24-2013 03:31 PM by Kv0nT

I just finished making a Limbert style tablourette. The legs had to be r...

11 10-25-2013 09:17 PM
View jeffswildwood's profile

Chisel bits find

10-25-2013 01:43 PM by jeffswildwood

Hi all, at a recent trip to a flea market I found a set of eight chisel bits ...

9 10-25-2013 05:54 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Sharpening A-2 Steel

10-24-2013 05:57 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I ran across some A-2 IBC Pinnacle blades for nearly half off o...

4 10-25-2013 04:00 PM
View TDog's profile

hand tool woodworking bliss

10-25-2013 06:31 AM by TDog

Reasons I have to work the wood by hand… 1. Its inside me2. Like a b...

0 10-25-2013 06:31 AM
View CharlesA's profile

New WoodPeckers MT Center Gauge

10-22-2013 03:41 PM by CharlesA

Just got an email about the new Woodpeckers MT Center Gauge, one of their one...

10 10-24-2013 10:40 PM

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