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View KevinBlair's profile

Old Stanley no. 5 worth saving? No name plane can't seem to adjust. ideas?

03-16-2014 03:57 PM by KevinBlair

Hi everyone, I have two hand planes about which I can...

11 04-17-2014 01:26 AM
View Mark's profile

Block plane restoration

04-15-2014 03:10 PM by Mark

Wandering through an antique store the other day I found a Sargent block plan...

2 04-16-2014 11:59 PM
View uMinded's profile

Starter Hand Plane Set

04-16-2014 01:05 AM by uMinded

I am learning to work wood with hand tools only. I have recently tried chines...

24 04-16-2014 11:56 PM
View ajthomas5009's profile

Stanley plane question

04-16-2014 10:56 PM by ajthomas5009

I currently have a beat on 3 Stanley Baily planes in my area. A No 4 smoother...

6 04-16-2014 11:49 PM
View michaelsgarage's profile

miller falls tools no. 5 hand plane i am looking for more info on the plane.

04-14-2014 04:23 AM by michaelsgarage

I cant seem to find any information on this plane, i have never restored a pl...

13 04-16-2014 09:13 PM
View paxorion's profile

Jet Parallel Clamps - Release lever?

12-05-2013 03:02 AM by paxorion

I just received my (Black Friday splurge) Jet parallel clamps today, and was ...

7 04-16-2014 04:15 AM
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

New Bailey Jack Plane Looking For Some Info and Parts

04-13-2014 12:42 AM by Sawdustmaker115

I got three new planes, two #5, and one #4i have questions about all of them ...

50 04-15-2014 03:56 PM
View countryboys's profile

Found this saw at a sale the other day. Looks very intresting ?

04-14-2014 11:01 PM by countryboys

Hi I found this saw the other day at a sale never seen on like it. cant s...

9 04-15-2014 06:11 AM
View jdh122's profile

why I'll never make money at woodworking (but that's OK)

04-13-2014 11:53 AM by jdh122

I just finished a blanket chest for a friend. I did the milling with machines...

20 04-14-2014 03:05 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Draw knife versus scrub plane

04-12-2014 11:42 AM by JohnChung

There are a few uses that a scrub plane rules. 1) Making scallop texture2)...

6 04-13-2014 06:41 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

veritas aluminum straightedge: somewhat dissapointed

09-25-2011 12:03 AM by bobasaurus

I just received a 24” aluminum lee valley / veritas straightedge I had ...

28 04-12-2014 03:27 AM
View Jimbo7's profile

Hand saw tooth patterns

04-06-2014 09:21 PM by Jimbo7

Anyone have an opinion on the best tooth pattern for both crosscuts and rips ...

6 04-12-2014 03:15 AM
View quvia's profile

What is it????

04-11-2014 06:50 PM by quvia know what tool ...

5 04-11-2014 11:16 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Looking for opinions on drawknifes

04-09-2014 03:19 PM by bigblockyeti

I’m looking for a drawknife or two for skinning bark from logs. This o...

5 04-11-2014 10:16 PM
View Jeff_F's profile

Birdcage Awl

04-11-2014 02:22 AM by Jeff_F

Hi, About a year ago Norm Reid and I started a company called Shenandoah Too...

5 04-11-2014 07:24 PM
View ajthomas5009's profile

Stanley SW No18 ?'s (general / resto)

04-10-2014 09:07 PM by ajthomas5009

I got a Stanley No 18 off Ebay for my Bday. I won it for 20 which doesn’...

8 04-11-2014 02:03 PM
View TechTeacher04's profile

Plane making

04-06-2014 10:14 PM by TechTeacher04

Can anyone with experience making wooded hand planes recommend what type and ...

2 04-10-2014 09:44 PM
View Bigtones's profile

First timer question :)

04-07-2014 01:39 PM by Bigtones

Hello fellow Lumberjocks, this is my first post, so Hello :) I have been f...

10 04-10-2014 03:03 PM
View markf31's profile

Looking for recommendations for reputable vintage Stanley plane sellers

04-08-2014 08:39 PM by markf31

I’m looking for recommendations for reputable sellers of vintage planes and t...

11 04-09-2014 12:08 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Tuning up My First Wood Body Plane - Stanley No. 127

04-06-2014 07:41 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, My mom snagged this wood body plane for me at a town fair la...

6 04-09-2014 02:54 AM

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