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View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Bailey Plane ?

03-05-2013 08:42 PM by WVWoodWorker1

Here is one for sale…Is it a good one and whats tops you’d pay fo...

9 03-06-2013 02:51 AM
View needshave's profile

Stanley/Bailey No. 5

03-05-2013 06:28 PM by needshave

I’m in a antique/junk store looking at a No 5 Bailey Hand plane. Some s...

7 03-05-2013 07:57 PM
View Michigander's profile

Reconditioned chisels, need suggestions for new handles

03-04-2013 07:52 PM by Michigander

Awhile ago I posted a question on how to sharpen a set of abused chisels...

8 03-05-2013 07:20 PM
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Hand Plane ???

03-04-2013 06:34 PM by WVWoodWorker1

Im just getting into woodworking and I want to know what hand planes I should...

17 03-05-2013 06:22 PM
View Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop's profile

Split Top Roubo vs. Standard Top

03-05-2013 05:47 PM by Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

I have been toying around with the idea of making a WB and connot decide if I...

3 03-05-2013 06:18 PM
View Loren's profile

All about files

02-14-2013 03:01 AM by Loren

I took files for granted for a long time. Now I don’t. I have abou...

10 03-05-2013 05:32 PM
View Bill Szydlo's profile

Does anybody own a joint maker pro?

03-05-2013 02:37 PM by Bill Szydlo

I have the opportunity to purchase a joint maker pro (1st edition) and am won...

1 03-05-2013 03:26 PM
View TheBronzeoakleaf's profile

LN Rabbet Block

03-05-2013 01:49 AM by TheBronzeoakleaf

Finally pulled the trigger. All the other planes I own are vintage. CanR...

6 03-05-2013 02:08 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Making your own chisels

03-04-2013 12:59 PM by RussellAP

I have a good supply of lathe chisels. There are a few I’d like to try ...

4 03-05-2013 01:41 AM
View poopiekat's profile

eBay Question for the Experts...

03-03-2013 10:16 PM by poopiekat

I’m seeing more and more re-listings of BAD planes and other tools that...

19 03-04-2013 10:44 PM
View Tim21BO3's profile

please help identify these spokeshaves

03-04-2013 05:46 PM by Tim21BO3

I found a pair of spokeshaves online, seller is asking $50 for the pair. He ...

6 03-04-2013 10:33 PM
View tommyinVA's profile

Hand plane refinishing idea and question re: heat

03-03-2013 08:22 AM by tommyinVA

I’ll preface by saying that I just placed a similar post on SMC, but wo...

21 03-04-2013 09:03 PM
View Les 's profile

Stanley # 5

03-03-2013 09:58 PM by Les

I found this plane at a pawn shop and offered the guy 5 bucks for it. It...

8 03-04-2013 01:38 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Bulk HSS M2 M4

03-03-2013 10:09 PM by RussellAP

I was wondering if any LJ’s have ever found a place to get a reasonable...

3 03-04-2013 01:29 AM
View bandit571's profile

A hand plane with questions attached

02-28-2013 12:33 AM by bandit571

I have a little Dunlap #3 with the “Made in West Germany” stamped...

16 03-04-2013 12:52 AM
View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Choseing a hammer!

07-27-2012 10:25 PM by Beginningwoodworker

I am looking at getting another hammer, I need something I can use on the job...

75 03-03-2013 08:06 PM
View GlennsGrandson's profile

For Sale - Stanley No 97 gauge, No 95 butt gauge, and No 4 Trammel

02-28-2013 04:30 PM by GlennsGrandson

Hello fellow LJ’s, I want an older Stanley or similar wheel marking ...

1 03-02-2013 10:09 PM
View mariva57's profile (online now)

Restoration of wooden planes

01-06-2013 10:19 PM by mariva57

My father in law I won four planes of wood, arewere built in the early 1920&#...

24 03-02-2013 09:30 PM
View carguy460's profile

Kansas City Lie-Nielson Event, tomorrow!

03-02-2013 02:44 AM by carguy460

If anyone is going to the KC Lie-Nielson event tomorrow, keep an eye out for ...

1 03-02-2013 04:14 PM
View WoodThings's profile

How can I attach the tote on an old wooden plane?

02-27-2013 08:34 AM by WoodThings

I have an old wooden plane made by Ohio Tool Co. It is 26” long and has...

10 03-02-2013 01:10 PM

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