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My Badly Pitted Stanley No 4

10-07-2017 07:11 PM by fivecodys

A couple of months ago I bought a Stanley No 4 (type 19) off the internet.I w...

13 10-09-2017 11:35 PM
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Suspicious Mitre Saw-Goodell?..before the Pratt/Langdon/Miller/Ford/Coke/Apple-gelotinous-meld-merge

10-07-2017 05:43 AM by lumber_jerk

Any of you Lumberpervs ever see a box like this? Folded steel? Green pa...

7 10-09-2017 01:07 AM
View HarleySoftailDeuce's profile

Dovetail saw for small work

10-07-2017 07:47 PM by HarleySoftailDeuce

Hello all LJ members… I’m attempting to build Thomas Jefferson’s lap...

5 10-07-2017 11:34 PM
View Galootinator's profile

Your favorite router plane...

10-04-2017 01:21 PM by Galootinator

I’m in the market for a router plane and thought it would be nice to he...

38 10-07-2017 02:24 PM
View mike12ophone's profile

Flattening Rough Board with only Low Angle Jack?

10-06-2017 12:44 PM by mike12ophone

I’m sure this has been addressed before but my Google skills are failin...

26 10-07-2017 01:37 PM
View highwayman42's profile

Dixon fret saw

10-05-2017 02:02 AM by highwayman42

Hello everyone, I’ve been getting really into older woodworking hand tools bu...

1 10-07-2017 03:52 AM
View JADobson's profile

New Mitre Box from LV

10-06-2017 05:36 PM by JADobson

Anyone seen this yet?

6 10-07-2017 12:51 AM
View Gaffneylumber's profile

Novice hand plane question

09-25-2017 03:43 PM by Gaffneylumber

So I picked up these two handplanes at a yardsale this weekend fo...

7 10-06-2017 01:14 PM
View dschlic1's profile

Are premium hand planes worth it?

09-25-2017 05:31 PM by dschlic1

I have been thinking about getting a low angle jack plane for some time. Ther...

54 10-06-2017 01:02 AM
View darnes's profile

Lot of old tools I recently acquired; play the what the hell is it game!

10-02-2017 11:53 PM by darnes

Going to start posting some pictures here in a minute. Here is the back story...

43 10-04-2017 03:59 PM
View crowlader's profile

Hand Planes 101

09-25-2017 07:56 PM by crowlader

When it comes to hand planes I have ZERO experience. And as an outsider looki...

29 10-04-2017 01:44 AM
View woodywoodwood's profile

Need help aging Barton Drawknife, unusual logo

07-24-2017 07:51 PM by woodywoodwood

I picked up this drawknife and am trying to get an idea of when it was manufa...

2 10-03-2017 04:26 PM
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Ryoba saw - rip cutting

07-31-2017 04:36 PM by Monte Milanuk

I’ve been having fits using the rip teeth on the ryoba saws I have. Ev...

1 10-03-2017 03:53 PM
View Galootinator's profile

First time plane tote repair

10-03-2017 11:42 AM by Galootinator

i thought I would post a couple of pics of my first plane tote repair. I was...

3 10-03-2017 11:46 AM
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Chapin-Stephens Co. no. 1 1/2 level with pop up sights?????

10-02-2017 08:08 PM by Galootinator

Greetings all, I’m brand new to this community, but I’ve been ...

7 10-02-2017 11:42 PM
View jwisbey's profile

Suggested species for handle of socket chisel set

09-30-2017 03:24 AM by jwisbey

I just acquired a set of socket chisels that I want to turn a new set of hand...

4 10-02-2017 04:21 PM
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J.Fox & Sons spokeshave

10-02-2017 12:58 AM by BrentParkin

I found an ebony spokeshave today that should clean up to be a fantastic tool...

3 10-02-2017 01:59 PM
View harrison17's profile

I Need Help with Lie-Nielsen Planes

09-28-2017 01:23 AM by harrison17

Two part question… First I’m gearing up to order a Lie-Nielsen...

38 09-29-2017 07:42 PM
View Stephenw's profile

Measuring and Marking Tools of Your Dreams

12-21-2012 12:07 AM by Stephenw

There a several “of your dreams” topics on this forum. Why not...

1230 09-29-2017 02:43 PM
View Gadabout55's profile

Sjobergs Smart Workstation Pro Vise

09-25-2017 12:57 AM by Gadabout55

Anybody have any experience with this? I’m contemplating a purchase. Mi...

2 09-26-2017 05:38 PM

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