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Porter Cable 121

12-09-2013 06:46 PM by supervato

Does anybody have a porter cable 121 oscillating spindle sander they would li...

2 12-10-2013 02:15 AM
View robdbeal's profile

Citric Acid vs. Electrolysis

12-09-2013 10:28 PM by robdbeal

Hi everybody, I’m just trying to get started with some woodworking and ...

4 12-09-2013 11:59 PM
View Schoffleine's profile

Would someone with Narex chisels do me a favor and measure the socket size?

12-08-2013 04:21 AM by Schoffleine

I’m currently away from my home but have access to a few woodworking to...

7 12-09-2013 04:12 AM
View RoaringShepherd's profile

Sargent 409 Plane. Help me identify Type

12-05-2013 10:25 PM by RoaringShepherd

I have a question about my Sargent 409 Plane. I am havin...

29 12-09-2013 04:04 AM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Your Favorite Tool for Under $30

12-03-2013 04:19 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Guys, I am trying to think of some good tools to put on my Christmas list....

43 12-09-2013 03:58 AM
View planeBill's profile

Problem with how manufacturers mark chisels, plane blades, and most other tools

12-08-2013 04:17 PM by planeBill

Does it bother anybody else that no manufacturer seems to actually stamp thei...

7 12-09-2013 03:03 AM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Is this plane worth saving?

12-06-2013 05:42 AM by bigblockyeti

It was my grandpa’s, not sure what the brand is and thought perhaps som...

30 12-09-2013 12:20 AM
View goldenhands's profile

Marquetry knife

12-08-2013 06:59 PM by goldenhands

Hi guys,If any one interested in mastering marquetry knife technique I am off...

1 12-08-2013 10:31 PM
View knotscott's profile

Marples Record 04 Hand Plane

11-23-2013 07:05 PM by knotscott

This is the first hand plane I’ve purchased in quite a while. It’...

16 12-08-2013 10:09 PM
View yag113's profile

Lakeside Brace Drill

12-07-2013 08:22 PM by yag113

I have this old brace drill stamped Lakeside. Was trying to find out somethin...

4 12-08-2013 02:26 PM
View Ripthorn's profile

Single Thread Norris Adjuster Question

12-08-2013 02:56 AM by Ripthorn

The Norris adjuster is a subject of much debate, but one thing that is pretty...

2 12-08-2013 12:31 PM
View 12strings's profile

bevel down vs bevel up

12-05-2013 11:59 PM by 12strings

AHA!!!! You thought I was going to ask which is better, didn’t you?...

2 12-08-2013 11:59 AM
View yag113's profile

Rusty Brace Drill Bits - how to clean them

12-04-2013 03:39 PM by yag113

Got a bunch of old brace drill bits, some are OK and some are super rusty. I ...

16 12-08-2013 02:28 AM
View Boatman53's profile

Old Norwegian trunk, dovetails and other musings

12-02-2013 12:43 AM by Boatman53

My wife’s family has an amazing Norwegian “cabin” ( I use t...

39 12-08-2013 02:04 AM
View jamesicus's profile

One way to dispose of sawdust

12-06-2013 08:21 PM by jamesicus

James P. — – Folding Boxw...

14 12-07-2013 10:49 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

To cut or not to cut?

12-06-2013 05:48 AM by bigblockyeti

This bit clearly belongs in a bit brace, which I do not have, thinking of cut...

20 12-07-2013 12:11 PM
View SurfHunter's profile

Vintage Stanley 750's question on restoring

12-04-2013 08:18 PM by SurfHunter

Hello, I’m always looking for tools and deals on...

8 12-05-2013 01:55 PM
View yag113's profile

What is it 4? Vintage crimping tool of some sort

12-04-2013 04:16 PM by yag113

Hi! I have an old crimping tool? of some sort. Does it have a specifi...

8 12-05-2013 03:01 AM
View Loren's profile

Marking dark woods - what do you use?

12-04-2013 04:51 PM by Loren

I’m running out of the yellow pencil I’ve had for awhileand IR...

5 12-04-2013 05:10 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Christmas wish list?

12-04-2013 04:32 PM by JohnChung

Please share your wish list for this season. I am tapped out with bills this ...

1 12-04-2013 04:37 PM

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