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View olio's profile

Stanley liberty bell, is it a copy or special ?

06-21-2017 01:18 PM by olio

Handle front and backThe “frog” is cast with the bodyNo adjustmen...

1 06-21-2017 10:58 PM
View builtinbkyn's profile

What do you use to flatten stones?

06-20-2017 12:21 AM by builtinbkyn

I have a set of Shapton wet stones and I’m interested in knowing what o...

24 06-21-2017 12:05 PM
View fivecodys's profile

Ok Guys!...What did you do to me?????

06-10-2017 05:59 PM by fivecodys

I used to be a little happy Power Tool guy. If something was a little too ta...

37 06-17-2017 01:03 AM
View Spacehog's profile

Should I raise a burr on this tool?

06-13-2017 03:52 AM by Spacehog

Ahoy friends! I had a question about a tool I am not very familiar with. I ...

7 06-15-2017 12:11 PM
View BenDupre's profile (online now)

Cleaning up auger bits

06-13-2017 07:09 PM by BenDupre

Picked up an old set of Stanley Russel Jennings augers on flea bay. They are ...

12 06-15-2017 12:21 AM
View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Stanley #4 meets the machine shop

06-09-2017 03:24 AM by Mainiac Matt

I bought this plane on Fleebay years back and it has always been a source of ...

15 06-12-2017 03:15 PM
View imker's profile

A.J. Wilkinson Tool chest ?

06-10-2017 08:46 AM by imker

hi folks, recently I found this lilltle tool chest and could not resist. s...

5 06-11-2017 01:28 PM
View Keekee's profile

Retiring December 29, 2017

06-03-2017 02:37 PM by Keekee

I’ll be retiring December 29th, 2017. So if my garage is waterproof an...

14 06-10-2017 02:37 AM
View BlasterStumps's profile

Experimenting with marking knives

06-08-2017 01:18 PM by BlasterStumps

This is a little monkey see – monkey do exercise here. After some exha...

8 06-09-2017 04:04 AM
View fivecodys's profile

Selecting A Hand Plane (*UPDATE * bought one...ok, now two)

05-18-2017 08:41 PM by fivecodys

Hi Guys! I have been watching, with great interest for a while now, the gro...

82 06-08-2017 03:28 PM
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06-06-2017 09:06 PM by GR8HUNTER

giving away for free this drill …all I ask is you pay shipp...

6 06-07-2017 01:23 PM
View Moose88's profile

Pony face frame clamps value?

06-06-2017 04:36 PM by Moose88

I am about to begin my kitchen renovation and I wanted get some face frame cl...

5 06-07-2017 02:44 AM
View trevor7428's profile

Marking Gauge: woodpecker (one time tool) or.....

05-25-2017 01:05 AM by trevor7428

So woodpeckers one time tool is there marking gauge and panel gauge. The pane...

17 06-06-2017 05:34 AM
View Brett's profile

MDF shooting boards?

01-12-2015 10:49 PM by Brett

Has anyone here made a shooting board from MDF? I’ve come across severa...

12 06-06-2017 01:02 AM
View llebpmacsucram's profile

Wooden criss cross hardware

06-05-2017 02:18 PM by llebpmacsucram

Would it be possible to make criss cross leg vise hardware out of a dense har...

1 06-05-2017 03:39 PM
View Ben's profile

MKII honing guide issues

05-31-2017 12:22 PM by Ben

Haven’t had this long, but am having some issues. Namely, when I go ...

19 06-05-2017 03:12 PM
View David's profile

Round Chisel

06-02-2017 06:05 PM by David

Hello, I am looking for a set of good quality curved chisel that I can use...

9 06-05-2017 12:26 PM
View Brahmus's profile

Beginner Woodworker/First saw restoration - Need advice

06-02-2017 01:28 PM by Brahmus

Hello everybody, new to this site and woodworking. I have no power tools othe...

13 06-05-2017 01:05 AM
View SanderBash's profile

Restoring auger bit with cut off shanks

05-31-2017 05:42 PM by SanderBash

Hi all, this is my first post on here (but have been visiting this website fo...

11 06-03-2017 09:48 PM
View Vectorboy's profile

Japanese chisel set??

05-25-2017 01:17 PM by Vectorboy

Hi I bought an old set a set of japanese chisels. But since i dont know anyth...

25 06-03-2017 08:44 PM

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