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Bailey No.27 Wood Bottom (Beech)

02-11-2018 04:02 PM by JackSmash19

I picked up a No27 recently and everything is in pretty good working order ex...

5 02-11-2018 11:28 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Good set of screw drivers for planes?

02-10-2018 02:48 AM by bbasiaga

I see Lie-Nielsen offers a super nice set of drivers, for an equally super pr...

7 02-11-2018 12:52 AM
View David's profile

Looking for new inexpensive Planes

01-30-2018 09:10 PM by David

Hi, Restoring an old plane is out of the question for me at this time. I ...

33 02-10-2018 08:39 PM
View Brian Ahern's profile

Shop made router plane

01-31-2018 01:31 AM by Brian Ahern

This is what I have so far ,

7 02-10-2018 03:13 AM
View Charliefreak's profile

Framing square

02-06-2018 03:53 PM by Charliefreak

This just popped into my inbox, and made me think “I definitely want on...

34 02-09-2018 03:03 PM
View JP4LSU's profile

Bench Rabbet Plane

02-06-2018 10:38 PM by JP4LSU

Should you buy a Bench Rabbet Plane to get 2 planes in one? Will it do bot...

9 02-08-2018 05:20 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

History on the Lie-Nielsen 4 1/2 in bronze

02-05-2018 12:55 AM by bbasiaga

I am hoping someone here can give me some history. I have heard tale of an...

8 02-06-2018 03:02 AM
View bredro's profile

bench plane ID

02-05-2018 01:31 PM by bredro

Hello all,recently got the this old rust bucket for 20 dollars and just looki...

2 02-05-2018 07:37 PM
View Don's profile

Flattening Water Stones.

01-28-2018 03:28 AM by Don

I have a few water stones that need to be flattened. Can you suggest what I n...

11 02-05-2018 03:43 PM
View EricLew's profile

Planing board edge leaves a bevel

01-28-2018 12:47 AM by EricLew

Hi guys I am a power tool guy who stumbled across Paul Sellers on YouTube ...

14 02-05-2018 03:22 PM
View TheWoodenSquid's profile

Help Identifying Hand Planes and Help Fixing a Problem.

02-04-2018 03:27 PM by TheWoodenSquid

Hello Everyone, I have some pictures of a few hand planes that I would love h...

1 02-04-2018 11:39 PM
View jtrockboy's profile

Can't Figure This Tool Out

02-04-2018 03:26 PM by jtrockboy

New to the forum, which looks to have a lot of knowledgeable members, so I...

12 02-04-2018 08:31 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Question for those with PMV11 blades

02-03-2018 03:34 AM by bbasiaga

I have only one PMV11 blade, in a spokeshave. WHen you sharpen it, do you ...

2 02-03-2018 02:10 PM
View alittleoff's profile

New router plane

02-02-2018 02:19 PM by alittleoff

A couple of weeks ago I was trying to buy a Stanley 71 router plane off Ebay....

5 02-03-2018 01:27 AM
View tigerwoodsman's profile

Pax 1776 dovetail saw 15tpi

01-31-2018 11:37 PM by tigerwoodsman

Does anyone have any info on this saw. Don’t see many reviews on it. Looks li...

5 02-01-2018 06:53 AM
View Ron Aylor's profile

Hand Tool Forensics #2 - We Have a Winner!

01-29-2018 11:43 PM by Ron Aylor

Second installment of Hand Tool Forensics . See if you can identify the opera...

20 01-31-2018 12:40 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

Any one still use a Miter Trimmer

01-30-2018 01:13 AM by JustplaneJeff

Picked this up at an auction a couple years ago, recently had to build 20...

11 01-31-2018 01:48 AM
View ozdude's profile

Stanley hand plane question. Small black plastic tote.

01-26-2018 01:11 AM by ozdude

Hi guys, I give up! Bought a No 6 hand plane on ebay and it had this sm...

3 01-30-2018 02:22 AM
View Karda's profile

need 8 point saw advice

01-29-2018 04:50 AM by Karda

Hi, i inherited my wife’s grandfathers Towndsan Disston 8 point saw and...

4 01-29-2018 02:09 PM
View Ron Aylor's profile

Hand Tool Forensics #1 - We Have A Winner!

01-27-2018 07:48 PM by Ron Aylor

Hand tool work can produce some very interesting waste. Like those wonderful ...

26 01-28-2018 01:58 AM

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