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View Derek Cohen's profile

Planing the female sliding dovetail

09-20-2012 06:19 AM by Derek Cohen

I finally got it together to build a plane to cut the female side of a slidin...

7 09-24-2012 08:16 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Hand Planes...a Design Limitation?

09-23-2012 08:24 PM by poopiekat

Something is inherently wrong with the design of the typical handplane! It j...

23 09-24-2012 03:49 PM
View chrisstef's profile

$17 score - Chisel, Gouge, and Awl.

09-23-2012 06:18 PM by chrisstef

Well i snuck out this mornin to a local flea market on the hunt for a #71 rou...

14 09-24-2012 01:09 PM
View JKL's profile

Question on an old framing hammer

09-22-2012 07:58 PM by JKL

Hi All – I rescued this old hammer – but I don’t know m...

13 09-24-2012 11:39 AM
View 12strings's profile

Dovetails without a chisel?

09-24-2012 04:18 AM by 12strings

How good are you REALLY? I’m just wondering if any body saws their d...

4 09-24-2012 05:17 AM
View hamburglar's profile

Hand Saw Books or Tutorials

09-24-2012 12:05 AM by hamburglar

I was wondering if anyone had any good suggestions for a book / tutorials on ...

2 09-24-2012 02:59 AM
View AKSteve's profile

Craigslist score !

09-22-2012 07:22 AM by AKSteve

I got these three tools on craigslist for 25.00 bucks! the two planes are sup...

4 09-22-2012 06:24 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Best Work Bench Design for Hand Tools? Your thoughts.

09-10-2012 02:13 PM by ChrisCarr

I am looking to get into a lot of hand tool use and want to decided on a good...

28 09-22-2012 02:26 PM
View woodworker59's profile

need some parts..

09-22-2012 03:21 AM by woodworker59

I recently picked up a Millers Falls #88 jointer plane fence, its all there e...

3 09-22-2012 01:39 PM
View Promod1385's profile

Where should I take my tool money next?

09-21-2012 07:01 PM by Promod1385

Long time lurker first time poster here on LumberJocks! I am a general con...

20 09-22-2012 10:14 AM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Good quality C clamps for a good price

09-21-2012 01:47 PM by yellowtruck75

I am looking for 20+ good quality C clamps to use when laminiating back suppo...

25 09-22-2012 09:30 AM
View mikecorwin's profile

Difference between shoulder plane and rabbeting block plane?

09-21-2012 06:27 PM by mikecorwin

What is the difference between a shoulder plane and a rabbeting block plane? ...

7 09-22-2012 03:10 AM
View Tim21BO3's profile

Help identify this manufacturer on plane Iron

09-19-2012 06:05 PM by Tim21BO3

I recently picked up this plane at an estate sale. It is unmarked except for ...

21 09-22-2012 02:12 AM
View woodworker59's profile

little help guys??

09-15-2012 03:08 PM by woodworker59

Picked this up in a junk box, never seen one like it, looking for some info a...

7 09-21-2012 11:48 PM
View wombataholic's profile

How to use dividers

09-17-2012 01:18 AM by wombataholic

I was reading through the Anarchist’s Tool Chest this morning and I don...

20 09-21-2012 06:50 PM
View felkadelic's profile

Which to get? LA Jack Plane or LA Jack Rabbet Plane

09-19-2012 11:30 PM by felkadelic

I’m in the market for a new plane, and am trying to decide between the ...

10 09-21-2012 03:03 AM
View bobasaurus's profile

Craigslist find: ECE and Lie-Nielsen planes

09-20-2012 03:28 AM by bobasaurus

I just bought these two lovely planes off craigslist today: One is an ...

5 09-20-2012 12:36 PM
View Straightbowed's profile

Gladstone Tools

09-20-2012 02:39 AM by Straightbowed

Has anyone used the “Gladstone Squares” and such are they of qual...

2 09-20-2012 04:04 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Tool Gloat...Thrift Store...50 Cents...

09-19-2012 03:40 PM by Lee Barker

I think this will be handy on the upcoming rocking chair project....

14 09-19-2012 11:38 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Good Rip saw?

09-14-2012 01:23 PM by ChrisCarr

Just wanted to know some good rip saw brands? I have heard disston is good bu...

16 09-19-2012 06:41 PM

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