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Old Disston saws: good users at good prices?

08-10-2012 03:50 PM by Brett

Which models of Disstons saws are generally viewed as good saws for using (as...

4 08-12-2012 12:35 PM
View rilanda's profile

Metal planes; Stanley or Record

08-10-2012 05:38 PM by rilanda

Record 077A bull nose plane complete with box Record 077A Bull nos...

9 08-11-2012 06:03 PM
View ToddJB's profile

Cost of non-unique good condition hand plane

08-10-2012 08:26 PM by ToddJB

Hey There, When it comes to the standard, run of the mill, old Stanley Han...

4 08-11-2012 12:43 PM
View Brett's profile

Stanley Bailey plane knobs: high or low?

08-09-2012 05:48 PM by Brett

I’ve been finishing the top to my Roubo bench, which requires a lot of ...

8 08-11-2012 02:15 AM
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The Value of Used Planes and Old Tools

08-10-2012 03:13 PM by poopiekat

You know, it’s helpful to have some knowledge about the value of an old...

12 08-10-2012 06:58 PM
View rilanda's profile

A special tool in my life

08-09-2012 07:14 PM by rilanda

This was the first tool i bought Chuck and ratchet Another ...

3 08-09-2012 07:50 PM
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Vintage Moulding plane

08-08-2012 07:55 PM by rilanda

The plane within its case A complete range of plane soles A complete ra...

6 08-09-2012 11:18 AM
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Old Tool Deal Alert

08-06-2012 01:07 PM by CharlieM1958

On my regular morning eBay search, I ran across this buy-it-now listing: ...

12 08-06-2012 09:43 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Saturday Flea Market Plane Purchases

08-04-2012 10:02 PM by poopiekat

Well, of course it’s raining, it’s Saturday! So while the throng...

9 08-05-2012 12:51 AM
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Well, Tool Gloats, How Did I Do?

08-04-2012 02:32 PM by phiflint

Picked these up at a yard sale this morning for $45. A No 8, a No 6C, two No...

15 08-04-2012 10:42 PM
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Newbie Question: Diamond Plates

08-04-2012 02:47 AM by jgerman

If diamond plates are dead flat and don’t wear, why does almost no one ...

9 08-04-2012 10:14 AM
View bearcat's profile

Clamp Advice

08-02-2012 04:33 AM by bearcat

Hello, I am a newbie woodworker. I would like to buy two clamps for my beg...

11 08-03-2012 03:51 PM
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Planes I have vs. planes I need

08-02-2012 09:16 PM by nwbusa

I’m the process of building a wall-mounted hand tool cabinet over my wo...

6 08-03-2012 02:24 AM
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Care for hand tools

07-17-2011 04:54 AM by nordichomey

The front of our garage is woodshop and I constantly fight humidity. What do...

28 08-03-2012 12:23 AM
View newplane's profile

packing up shop

08-02-2012 07:08 AM by newplane

I am in the military and have realized the wooqdworking doesn’t fit rig...

8 08-02-2012 10:46 PM
View Brett's profile

Stanley 192: anybody use one?

07-30-2012 06:39 PM by Brett

Has anyone used a Stanley 192 (or similar) rabbet plane? How well do they work?

7 07-31-2012 09:12 PM
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The New Stanley

07-28-2012 02:10 AM by bondogaposis

I wanted to give a friend a nice block plane. After losing a number of aucti...

22 07-30-2012 10:08 PM
View lunn's profile

Can't pass up a tool

07-30-2012 02:43 AM by lunn

I can’t pass up a tool even if i don’t have a clue what it is. Fo...

4 07-30-2012 08:37 PM
View Brett's profile

Wood dowels at LowDepot

07-30-2012 02:55 PM by Brett

I’m building a Roubo bench and must soon begin to think about my drawbo...

6 07-30-2012 03:35 PM
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Help with sharpning chisels

07-28-2012 11:40 PM by Bryon McGowan

I am new to chisels and newer to sharpning. The one question when using a fla...

6 07-29-2012 06:17 PM

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