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03-23-2013 10:12 PM by hiswillus

Living in Germany and looking for a good epoxy filler to use for repairs in w...

7 04-01-2013 12:52 PM
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03-31-2013 12:47 AM by JUC

My parents are coming for a visit in June and just informed that they are goi...

11 03-31-2013 11:57 PM
View ErikF's profile

Help identifying this plane?

03-30-2013 09:20 PM by ErikF

Picked up a few planes today and this one doesn’t have a makers mark.I ...

7 03-31-2013 12:10 PM
View bandit571's profile

Different type of jack plane??

03-10-2013 09:01 PM by bandit571

While out on a short Rust Hunt the other day, picked up a little Jack Plane. ...

10 03-30-2013 08:19 PM
View Charlie's profile

Something soothing about hand planes...

03-29-2013 02:25 PM by Charlie

Over the winter I bought a couple of hand planes off eBay to try my hand at f...

19 03-30-2013 11:47 AM
View RichardB's profile

Heads up for people in SoCal

03-29-2013 10:45 PM by RichardB

The Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum in Vista (Near Oceanside) is havi...

0 03-29-2013 10:45 PM
View Marcus's profile

Always sharpen your new hand plane blades

03-28-2013 11:35 PM by Marcus

So it’s been said a thousand times, and everyone using hand planes know...

5 03-29-2013 06:32 PM
View jamesicus's profile

"YANKEE" No. 100 boxed screwdriver sets

03-29-2013 04:56 PM by jamesicus

These are fairly common frequently being offered on e-bay. Here are two rare ...

1 03-29-2013 05:01 PM
View Charlie's profile

rabbet plane 2 iron positions?

03-29-2013 04:38 PM by Charlie

Can someone tell me why this rabbet plane has 2 positions for the plane iron?...

3 03-29-2013 05:00 PM
View Emma Walker's profile

$0.25 hollow plastic handle bevel gauge. Looking to pimp it up w/ a new handle!

03-29-2013 02:04 AM by Emma Walker

I picked up a bevel gauge at a flea market awhile back that has a hollow plas...

9 03-29-2013 03:55 PM
View 12strings's profile

Cleaning tools

03-27-2013 10:43 PM by 12strings

Could you describe your routine, if any, for wiping, cleaning tools after use...

7 03-29-2013 01:26 PM
View MarkR's profile

Fix for a scrub plane blade that slips after 3-4 strokes?

03-29-2013 02:15 AM by MarkR

Hello everyone, I recentlly bought a Stanley Scrub plane on ebay. It is of...

1 03-29-2013 02:49 AM
View bandit571's profile

Strange wear patterns

03-27-2013 06:35 PM by bandit571

The last few plane irons I have restored, have the center of the edge worn aw...

6 03-28-2013 04:37 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

New Tote/Knobs and NEW Cracks

03-27-2013 11:16 PM by HorizontalMike

To say WTF is a minimum, however one of my new Rosewood Totes developed a sli...

11 03-28-2013 04:04 PM
View hotbyte's profile

Diamond(s) in the rough - planes and saws

03-28-2013 01:33 AM by hotbyte

My neighbor’s step father passed away a few years back and she is helpi...

1 03-28-2013 01:49 AM
View unisaw's profile

Carving chisels - how not to store

03-28-2013 12:39 AM by unisaw

I opened this pouch with my carving tools and was shocked to see the rust tha...

5 03-28-2013 01:38 AM
View lblack2x4's profile

Dovetail saw

03-25-2013 06:52 PM by lblack2x4

So I’m having a bit of trouble desiding on a saw. I’m looking at...

9 03-27-2013 02:40 PM
View GusG's profile

Creating microbevel on new hand plane blade

03-27-2013 07:58 AM by GusG

Hi, I have two new LV bevel-up blades. One at 50 deg and the other at 38 d...

6 03-27-2013 12:31 PM
View Kenny 's profile

Quangsheng Planes and plane irons-Anybody tried one?

03-11-2012 07:36 AM by Kenny

I saw these Quangsheng planes and plane irons while perusing Ebay in hopes of...

4 03-27-2013 07:09 AM
View Woodworker_Collins's profile

No.4 Smoothing planes

03-26-2013 10:53 AM by Woodworker_Collins

i am really trying to become more skilled with my hand tools i have always be...

7 03-27-2013 02:10 AM

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