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Smoothing Plane vs Low Angle Plane

07-18-2016 03:55 PM by Civilsurf

Can someone explain the main difference between a smoothing plane vs a low an...

21 07-21-2016 06:33 PM
View mspain77's profile

Grizzly hand planes?

07-13-2016 03:56 PM by mspain77

Hey guys,Just getting into the hand planing aspect of woodworking and I’...

11 07-21-2016 12:44 PM
View Chas7715's profile

Miller's Falls Plane

07-19-2016 10:27 PM by Chas7715

While perusing Craigslist I saw an ad for “Planner” and thought ...

17 07-21-2016 11:46 AM
View poopiekat's profile

The Stanley "Two-Tone" Line, Planes and Other Tools

02-02-2015 04:17 PM by poopiekat

Lest we forget, in our research in all the different ‘Types’ of h...

31 07-21-2016 11:29 AM
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07-11-2016 05:12 PM by jwmalone

not to bad for a frankinplane or as I call it my fulton falls.

20 07-21-2016 03:20 AM
View cbass's profile

Frog to Receiver fit

07-10-2016 10:52 PM by cbass

I picked up a Wards master plane that I am working on restoring. I noticed th...

21 07-21-2016 01:34 AM
View ki7hy's profile

Shooting board plane....

07-14-2016 05:12 PM by ki7hy

All, I am going to grab up a new plane for the shooting board. I have and ...

18 07-21-2016 01:14 AM
View Aidan1211's profile

Buying Old Hand Tools through eBay and other online sources

07-13-2016 04:38 PM by Aidan1211

I have chatted with quite a few folks lately that have been burned (S...

6 07-20-2016 11:49 AM
View Thuzmund's profile

Help with this old Sargent Chisel - Fluted Bevel?

07-18-2016 02:48 AM by Thuzmund

Hi folks, A little 5 dollar flea market item. Sargent “VBM” C...

9 07-20-2016 01:56 AM
View tealetm's profile

Hand Saw Source

07-18-2016 06:21 PM by tealetm

I picked up a good condition Stanley 150 mitre box for next to nothing- witho...

3 07-18-2016 08:34 PM
View jwmalone's profile


07-17-2016 09:06 PM by jwmalone

I know the sb4 doesn’t have a great rep, but the sole is flat the c...

4 07-18-2016 07:10 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Plane Iron Camber

07-17-2016 12:22 AM by Gerald Thompson

I am in the midst of learning how to hollow grind plane irons. I tried the L...

5 07-17-2016 11:10 PM
View Ray's profile

Another question regarding plane for shooting board

07-15-2016 02:03 AM by Ray

I am thinking about buying a Stanley 62 for my shooting board. I don’t ...

8 07-17-2016 12:57 AM
View Eric's profile

What would you do here?

07-16-2016 10:48 AM by Eric

I’m building a (sitting) bench from a 2” thick piece of mahogany....

8 07-16-2016 11:37 PM
View trevor7428's profile

Stone sharpening assistance

07-12-2016 03:01 PM by trevor7428

New sharpener here looking for some assistance. So I’ve been looking...

26 07-14-2016 05:48 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Your opinion on LN plane return

07-14-2016 04:34 PM by BigJohn

Need some advice on this. I finally got my LN 140 skew block plane. I took ...

3 07-14-2016 04:58 PM
View mlipps's profile

New Lie Nielsen LA block plane

07-13-2016 09:54 PM by mlipps

Hi All, I just got a brand new LA block plane from LN. It looks and feel ...

6 07-14-2016 12:24 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

How can I cut circle grooves with hand tools?

07-11-2016 01:19 PM by Combo Prof

Using non-electric hand tools only. I would like to cut a 2 or 2.5 inch...

28 07-13-2016 03:01 PM
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New skill achieved

07-11-2016 01:13 AM by bbasiaga

OK, so I know this is very basic for a lot of you but I’m still proud o...

8 07-12-2016 03:58 PM
View jwmalone's profile


07-11-2016 03:14 AM by jwmalone

Hey guys bought a Stanley G12-220 for 5 bucks in a flea market made in Englan...

6 07-12-2016 01:25 AM

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