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Got first hand plane today

01-04-2015 03:04 AM by MissouriOutdoors88

I got this at a local used tool shop today for 18 bucks. Stanley No. 4. J...

58 01-19-2015 03:35 AM
View ChuckV's profile

Antique Planes

01-17-2015 08:44 PM by ChuckV

Last week I started volunteering some time at our town’s Historical Soc...

2 01-18-2015 04:54 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Jig for Supporting Drawers

01-15-2015 01:06 PM by BubbaIBA

A month or so ago there was a link to a blog entry on building and using a su...

2 01-18-2015 02:40 AM
View Brett's profile

Loose handle on tang chisel

01-29-2018 11:21 AM by Brett

I purchased a vintage 1/8” Buck Bros. tang chisel that is in good condi...

2 01-17-2015 04:12 PM
View willhime's profile

Starrett and other combination squares

01-16-2015 09:42 AM by willhime

Are Starrett heads and rules interchangeable? I’ve been shopping around...

1 01-16-2015 10:33 AM
View Mordi's profile

Veritas Twin Screw Vise - Handle Alignment

01-06-2015 01:47 AM by Mordi

Somehow the handles on my Veritas Twin Screw Vise got out of allignment. The ...

4 01-16-2015 03:28 AM
View Joel_B's profile

Question about jointer planes

01-12-2015 05:28 PM by Joel_B

I have been looking at Stanley no 7 jointer planes on ebay and some have a co...

8 01-16-2015 02:35 AM
View knexster's profile

Radial Arm Saw?

01-14-2015 04:55 PM by knexster

Since my current table saw doesn’t accept dado blades and I do not curr...

9 01-15-2015 09:13 PM
View Coel's profile

Starting Chisels?

01-07-2015 01:59 PM by Coel

I know this has been asked before. I stumbled upon these http://www.highland...

29 01-14-2015 04:23 PM
View rbterhune's profile

Stanley 60 1/2...USA vs English

01-14-2015 04:21 AM by rbterhune

Hi…I’m looking at an old stanley 60 1/2 that looks nearly new. I...

1 01-14-2015 06:08 AM
View LumberBear's profile

joining pieces -nails, dowels?

01-13-2015 02:38 AM by LumberBear

Hi, I have some leftover poplar (I made a table) and would like to make a nig...

10 01-13-2015 08:37 PM
View BoardCop's profile

Can anyone help with a date on Millers #2 drill?

01-13-2015 12:25 AM by BoardCop

Hi all, I’m trying to find out the date on this hand drill I was given....

4 01-13-2015 03:53 AM
View BoardCop's profile

#40 Stanley scrubber body. Free just pay shipping

01-13-2015 12:34 AM by BoardCop

Hi all, I have a Stanley #40 scrubber body only. I’m not sue if anyone&...

0 01-13-2015 12:34 AM
View Joel_B's profile

Straight edge for guitar making

01-06-2015 06:44 PM by Joel_B

Not sure what material is best or accuracy needed.Found these candidates.Worr...

2 01-11-2015 03:40 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Unusual! Stanley #104 Liberty Bell plane.

01-10-2015 07:21 PM by poopiekat

This just arrived, and I’m just thrilled! A Stanley ...

9 01-11-2015 01:19 AM
View onesojourner's profile

Can you help me I dentify my great grandfather's Plane?

01-10-2015 04:15 PM by onesojourner

My dad inherited this plane when my great grandfather passed away. He has had...

7 01-11-2015 12:45 AM
View Charlie's profile

I BOUGHT the Primus for $22.50.... Update with PICS

01-03-2015 06:53 PM by Charlie

Local consignment shop. I knew as soon as I saw it what it was. Flipped the t...

21 01-10-2015 09:16 PM
View MOJOE's profile

Sandusky Tool Company Plane

12-30-2014 01:12 AM by MOJOE

My GF’s mother and father run a General Store in “nowhere’s...

2 01-09-2015 10:04 PM
View BobKat's profile

Wooden Jack Plane Questions

12-31-2014 01:26 AM by BobKat

On a weekend trip to a flea market I found a wooden jack plane that seemed li...

5 01-09-2015 09:57 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Need helping identifying plane

01-09-2015 04:19 AM by Joel_B

Looking for a small block plane like this to work on guitar parts.I am guessi...

15 01-09-2015 07:23 PM

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