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Picked up my first hand planes

03-08-2017 05:05 PM by gijoe4500

On Sunday, I was at a local flea market, and picked up my first couple hand p...

8 03-09-2017 01:25 AM
View Lemwise's profile

I wish Veritas would make a wider chisel.

03-08-2017 10:34 AM by Lemwise

Their PM-V11 steel is the awesome and I wish they would make a chisel wider t...

18 03-09-2017 12:03 AM
View Marn64's profile

This weeks restorations

03-07-2017 10:45 PM by Marn64

This week I did some block plane restorations, a sweetheart no. 60 with a nic...

6 03-08-2017 10:25 PM
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plane screw extraction and possible crack on sole?

03-02-2017 11:00 PM by Marn64

Well, it seems I’m at it again with planes whose screws just WON’...

17 03-08-2017 10:22 PM
View Dave19's profile

Vise liner in lieu of 2 degree angled taper?

03-07-2017 08:33 PM by Dave19

Hello there!I’m new here and a relative beginner to woodworking. I just...

3 03-08-2017 12:42 AM
View corelz125's profile

igaging combo squares

03-02-2017 07:03 PM by corelz125

Anyone own or tried the igaging combo squares? How accurate are they?

17 03-08-2017 12:25 AM
View Larry Wilson's profile

Split top Roubo question

03-07-2017 12:07 AM by Larry Wilson

I am looking for your thoughts on my upcoming split top Roubo build. The b...

11 03-08-2017 12:06 AM
View Carloz's profile

Shoulder plane iron width

03-07-2017 08:07 AM by Carloz

I just received a Stanley Sweetheart 92 shoulder plane. The sides seems to be...

6 03-07-2017 09:05 PM
View ChefHDAN's profile

PRO & CON These three sharpening kits

03-05-2017 03:12 PM by ChefHDAN

Looking to draw on the experience and wisdom of the LJ’s. I’ve g...

14 03-07-2017 04:59 AM
View FoundSheep's profile

Hammer Handle, Wood Species

03-05-2017 02:23 PM by FoundSheep

I’ve been trying to find an answer, but I haven’t been able to fi...

12 03-06-2017 02:35 AM
View KelRob7's profile

Stanley 36 plane

03-05-2017 02:23 PM by KelRob7

Hi, I have what I think is a Stanley 36. I has a 2 3/8 plane iron. Does th...

4 03-05-2017 11:28 PM
View r33tc0w's profile

Craigslist Finds

03-03-2017 11:21 PM by r33tc0w

Ok, so need some feedback for much I should spend on these items -or I guess...

14 03-05-2017 05:54 AM
View joraff's profile

Craigslist hand plane values

03-02-2017 12:57 AM by joraff

Hi LJs, I am looking to start a hand plane collection and found a local se...

24 03-04-2017 06:02 PM
View robscastle's profile

Ivans two Chisels...? A puzzling dilemma ( Actually Gouges)

02-26-2017 10:54 PM by robscastle

I was given some tools that were part of my daughters DIL Dad’s toolkit...

15 03-02-2017 10:48 AM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Saw bench

03-02-2017 06:25 AM by newwoodbutcher

My work bench for 25 years was an old bookshelf, turned on its side with two ...

1 03-02-2017 10:12 AM
View JADobson's profile

What is this tool?

03-02-2017 03:05 AM by JADobson

Saw this ad on my local kijiji. Thought I might try to help the guy out but I...

3 03-02-2017 03:31 AM
View Carol's profile

squaring my square

01-17-2017 03:57 PM by Carol

this is so aggravating! took my combo square down off the rack, squaring up t...

12 03-02-2017 02:51 AM
View Jteunis's profile

NorCraft Hand Planer

03-02-2017 12:57 AM by Jteunis

I’m looking for a NorCraft Hand Planer to purchase. Anyone know of thes...

0 03-02-2017 12:57 AM
View Marn64's profile

Still struggling to find 602 parts...

02-28-2017 10:21 PM by Marn64

So remember that Stanley 602 type 3 that I got? It has been 9 months and I st...

3 03-01-2017 10:58 PM
View Tony1212's profile

Gramercy Holdfast length

03-01-2017 09:11 PM by Tony1212

Could someone tell me the length – from the top of the bench to the end...

3 03-01-2017 10:16 PM

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