Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View Axle505's profile

Swap meet auger bit set that took some work

11-13-2016 09:32 PM by Axle505

Irwin set, but there is a Stanley bit. The box was falling apart and the bits...

6 11-14-2016 01:22 AM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley 45 knob question

11-14-2016 12:05 AM by Marn64

Hey everybody,I have a type 7B Stanley 45 and I was wondering if the knob com...

2 11-14-2016 12:13 AM
View Marn64's profile

Plane Frog lapping

11-12-2016 03:13 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I recently inherited a Sargent 3415 transitional that belong...

5 11-13-2016 11:28 PM
View gdiddy13's profile

Restoring my grandfather's hand plane

11-13-2016 01:40 AM by gdiddy13!

19 11-13-2016 09:20 PM
View Axle505's profile

Need paring knives--a set-- for an upcoming hand tool joinery class--recommendations?

11-09-2016 04:30 PM by Axle505

Not rich—but I don’t want to buy cheap. $250 to $350-ish. I guess...

7 11-10-2016 02:08 PM
View HokieKen's profile

Jack Plane Chipbreaker Clogging

11-09-2016 02:07 PM by HokieKen

Hey guys. I have a Millers Falls 14 (#5 Size) jack plane that’s got me...

10 11-09-2016 11:45 PM
View LucasWoods's profile

Good deal? 8 pipe clamps $50

11-09-2016 10:42 PM by LucasWoods

Can’t tell what brand they are looks like some are jorgensens but is $5...

3 11-09-2016 10:51 PM
View BalsaWood's profile

Best plane for highly figured woods?

11-04-2016 08:34 PM by BalsaWood

I’ve been working with highly figured woods and have always experienced...

18 11-08-2016 06:38 PM
View CharlesA's profile

I'm terrible at sharpening, service or sell?

11-07-2016 04:45 PM by CharlesA

I bought this at WIA, and I’ve confirmed what I already knew—...

18 11-08-2016 04:20 PM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

How to Hand Sharpen a Twist Drill

11-06-2016 05:09 PM by Joe Lyddon

Another item in a recent Instructables email… How to Hand Sharpen a ...

6 11-08-2016 01:44 AM
View Robertd's profile

Wasted my time with Browns International Tool Auction

11-07-2016 02:17 PM by Robertd

A few weeks ago I posted a link about Browns Tool auction for Vintage hand to...

0 11-07-2016 02:17 PM
View Ben's profile

Classical Guitar Building Tools - putting together a list

11-06-2016 05:48 PM by Ben

Hey Gang, I’m in the process of slowly accumulating tools needed to ...

4 11-06-2016 09:28 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Clamp storage?

11-03-2016 03:38 PM by diverlloyd

So what are everyone’s ideas on storing your clamps? As you can see...

26 11-06-2016 12:33 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Moxon vise build questions

10-31-2016 04:09 AM by ColonelTravis

Two questions: 1.) Sorry for being so dense but reading about building one...

16 11-05-2016 02:53 AM
View Sab1982's profile

Order of purchase

10-29-2016 03:25 PM by Sab1982

Hi all! I am relatively new to the world of hand tools. I am first making ...

15 11-03-2016 08:26 PM
View tombwood's profile

Help deburring sliding surfaces on Stanley Push Drill

11-01-2016 06:08 PM by tombwood

Good day to you all. I just joined the group after getting a bug for hand too...

7 11-03-2016 03:27 PM
View Ub1chris's profile

Stanley #2

11-02-2016 02:42 PM by Ub1chris

I got a good deal (free) on a Stanley #2 last spring. I haven’t used it...

4 11-03-2016 01:58 AM
View GR8HUNTER's profile


11-02-2016 12:54 PM by GR8HUNTER local craigslist has tons ...

2 11-02-2016 09:43 PM
View Ray's profile

freeware 2d drafting SW

11-02-2016 03:13 AM by Ray

I would like to find a program that would simply allow me to create 2 dimensi...

7 11-02-2016 07:17 PM
View ahillla's profile

help identifying eggbeater drill

10-31-2016 02:32 AM by ahillla

I haven’t been able to find this type of eggbeater drill online yet. I&...

4 11-01-2016 04:22 AM

« prev 1 ... 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 ... 241 next »
4808 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics