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Hand Crank Drill Press

04-09-2013 06:25 PM by hiswillus

Just got this in today and know absolutely nothing of drill presses. I was t...

9 04-11-2013 08:02 AM
View toolie's profile

shopsmith magazine sharpening system ........

04-10-2013 11:39 PM by toolie

or how a power tool woodworker sharpens his chisels. i had seen a sandpape...

1 04-10-2013 11:44 PM
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Hand Tool Noob with Saw questions.

04-10-2013 08:11 AM by hiswillus

Looking for the differences in all hand saws in general. The only one I real...

5 04-10-2013 06:35 PM
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Hand saw restoration

04-09-2013 02:31 PM by 806jlb

I have several vintage Disston hand saws that I would like to restore. I was...

4 04-10-2013 12:43 PM
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Faithfull Hand Planes. What's the Catch?

04-06-2013 12:26 AM by Benvolio

So these planes have patchy reviews on the net but what’s there is gene...

5 04-10-2013 03:21 AM
View RussellAP's profile

My first chisel.

04-09-2013 09:30 PM by RussellAP

I found several of these HSS steel blanks at a store that sells hardware odds...

2 04-10-2013 02:51 AM
View hiswillus's profile

Hand Saw Handles

04-09-2013 07:04 PM by hiswillus

Bought a bunch of saw blades with this type handle system. Does anybody know...

6 04-10-2013 12:12 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Where on the arc of Stanley chisels does this one live?

04-09-2013 04:25 PM by Lee Barker

Thrift store find. $.75. How did I do? No markings except Stanley molded...

6 04-09-2013 09:24 PM
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Stanley Bedrock 605 value, and near mint Stanley number 7.

04-08-2013 07:15 PM by richardwootton

I found a listing for a 605 Bedrock for 85 and a nice number 7 for 105 and it...

6 04-09-2013 12:01 AM
View woodsyman's profile

My workbench

04-06-2013 08:56 AM by woodsyman

This is my Ruobo based workbench. I can’t say enough good things about...

12 04-08-2013 05:47 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Veritas Bevel Up Jointer or WoodRiver Jointer Plane?

05-03-2012 02:47 PM by BerBer5985

I know this might be a really dumb questions, but I bought the Veritas Low An...

9 04-08-2013 01:43 PM
View Jeff_F's profile

Announcing a new Woodcarving Mallet

04-08-2013 02:17 AM by Jeff_F

My friend Norm Reid and I recently started a business we’re calling the...

1 04-08-2013 05:30 AM
View Quoheleth's profile

A purchase in honor of a friend....

04-07-2013 02:26 AM by Quoheleth

I’m a Lutheran pastor. One of my church members died Thursday. He was s...

22 04-08-2013 04:26 AM
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"YANKEE" Radio Tools store counter display

04-06-2013 08:48 PM by jamesicus

Radio Tools mahogany base store counter display (front view) Radio...

9 04-08-2013 02:51 AM
View RussellAP's profile

You can thank me later.

04-06-2013 01:47 AM by RussellAP Some pretty great prices. I’ve be...

5 04-07-2013 05:03 AM
View JohnChung's profile

April fool on LV

04-05-2013 01:07 PM by JohnChung type “AFD̶...

10 04-05-2013 11:22 PM
View Loren's profile

The problem with the 151 spokeshave

04-04-2013 04:31 PM by Loren

... is if you drop them they might break. My old one did anyway,a couple of ...

2 04-05-2013 04:45 AM
View Charlie's profile

questions about shoulder plane

04-04-2013 05:05 PM by Charlie

New to specialty planes so…. question…Will a shoulder plane work ...

9 04-05-2013 12:39 AM
View Airspeed's profile

What the heck is this thing?

04-03-2013 07:49 PM by Airspeed

I found this in my driveway recently and can’t figure out what the hell...

42 04-04-2013 03:18 AM
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Corner Brace and Bid Hand Drill

04-03-2013 11:44 PM by Jim Jakosh

I picked up this corner brace and bit hand drill today at a garage sale. It i...

9 04-04-2013 01:47 AM

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