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Newest "The Woodwright's Shop" audio out of sync

10-18-2012 04:28 PM by bonobo

I’m just wondering if anyone else is having difficulty viewing the post...

8 10-25-2012 10:33 PM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Screw Driver of your Dreams

10-15-2012 09:39 PM by Craftsman on the lake

We’ve got: Hand plane of your dreamsMallet of your dreamsBib Overall...

51 10-25-2012 08:30 PM
View Frostymorning's profile

Handplane find

10-25-2012 12:57 AM by Frostymorning

I found these 3 hand planes at a flea market over the weekend. The smaller p...

8 10-25-2012 08:21 PM
View Anapolis7's profile

DIY Chipbreaker

10-24-2012 03:37 AM by Anapolis7

I am considering making my own chipbreaker and had a few questions for my fel...

6 10-25-2012 02:07 AM
View Rob186's profile

Dovetailing Saw

10-23-2012 10:29 PM by Rob186

I am looking to get a dovetail saw and like the wenzloff saws they make a 11&...

6 10-24-2012 08:09 PM
View hairy's profile

Another what the heck is it?

10-21-2012 03:17 PM by hairy

I picked these up at the flea market, $15 for the pair. The Bailey #6 looks l...

12 10-23-2012 12:04 AM
View Bluepine38's profile

New Stanley Bailey Planes

10-18-2012 02:06 PM by Bluepine38

I have read a lot about the older Stanley Bailey Planes here, but could not f...

2 10-22-2012 07:48 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Wooden Vise Screw cutting?

10-11-2012 01:36 PM by ChrisCarr

After looking at the prices of cast iron vises and sizes i want to build my o...

10 10-21-2012 07:17 PM
View Willeh's profile

Anyone else excited about the new Lee Valley saw sharpening set?

10-18-2012 10:41 PM by Willeh

Just got the e-mail from LV about this kit today:

6 10-20-2012 07:28 PM
View MisterBill's profile

Help with Breast Drill

10-09-2012 11:29 AM by MisterBill

Can anyone help me identify this Breast Drill? There are absolutely no manuf...

4 10-20-2012 01:58 PM
View woodworker59's profile

Liberty Bell Plane

10-15-2012 11:13 PM by woodworker59

Just picked this up at a yard sale for $4.00, gonna throw it up on Ebay and s...

4 10-19-2012 10:42 PM
View Danpaddles's profile

Just how burnt is my gouge?

10-19-2012 03:00 AM by Danpaddles

I have been carefully sharpening an old carbon steel gouge. I wanted a shall...

4 10-19-2012 08:55 PM
View Deycart's profile

Hand Plane comparison.

10-17-2012 12:26 AM by Deycart

I was thinking of doing a research project on comparing different manufacture...

38 10-19-2012 05:27 PM
View 12strings's profile

Ben Hur Planes?

10-17-2012 11:46 PM by 12strings

What do you know about the old Ben Hur planes? Were they made by a larger co...

2 10-19-2012 02:01 AM
View Swyftfeet's profile

How to maximize my usability on 3+ #4s

10-16-2012 03:35 PM by Swyftfeet

I have start by saying I have GREAT Parents, they are both retired and spend ...

6 10-19-2012 01:57 AM
View Deycart's profile

Plane blade sharpening guide

10-17-2012 01:54 AM by Deycart

I am looking to buy a sharpening guide for use on my stones and I really want...

8 10-17-2012 05:10 AM
View DeLayne Peck's profile

Depth Setting a block plane, well known method or dumb luck?

10-16-2012 02:22 AM by DeLayne Peck

I am misfortunate with hand planes. I gave up years ago. But, all the discu...

16 10-16-2012 03:53 PM
View 12strings's profile

Which Smooth Plane to buy?

10-15-2012 02:44 PM by 12strings

I need advice on purchasing a smoothing plane. I don’t want to spend...

15 10-16-2012 02:18 PM
View hhhopks's profile

Plane Restoration or No Restoration???? Need Advice.

10-15-2012 05:23 PM by hhhopks

I need an advice from plane experts and “Hand Plane of Your Dreams” contribut...

18 10-16-2012 01:27 PM
View mak's profile

Reputable Plane Restorers

10-15-2012 06:55 PM by mak

I was recently given some old Stanley Planes (#4, #5, and two #7’s). I...

9 10-16-2012 02:28 AM

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