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transitional plane refurbish

95 days ago by swoper

Hi everyone just got a Stanley 31 off EBAY was very surprised that the sole i...

6 94 days ago
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Hand tool only forum?

102 days ago by .

Hello, I am wondering if anyone knows of a forum that is 100% hand tool on...

54 95 days ago
View Vincent Nocito's profile

Sargent 107 Block Plane Gloat

96 days ago by Vincent Nocito

I found this Sargent block plane in an antique store for $10.80. I...

6 95 days ago
View Ray's profile

Anyone use this as a marking knife?

96 days ago by Ray

I have been looking at marking knives and find the thin ones designed for sma...

9 95 days ago
View Shahidan's profile

Record plane No.5

96 days ago by Shahidan

At a flea market I saw Record plane No.5 priced at Rm200.00 (US$65.00. The pl...

2 95 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Squaring case sides with hand tools

96 days ago by 12strings

How do you hand-toolers square large case sides with hand tools? I’m s...

3 96 days ago
View MBD's profile

Help with Miller Falls Plane

96 days ago by MBD

Good Morning fellow LJ’s, I need some help with my first hand plane exp...

6 96 days ago
View rustynails's profile

Stanly #80 Cabinet Scraper or Veritas?

98 days ago by rustynails

I am taking a class in a few months at Mark Adams School of Woodworking on bo...

6 96 days ago
View Bigtones's profile

Narex Bench Chisels Questions

100 days ago by Bigtones

Hello again, So I have decided to purchase my first “real” set...

11 96 days ago
View lunn's profile

Stanley plane

114 days ago by lunn

Got back from the flea mkt. found a Stanley 10 1/2 plane in fair condition mi...

19 97 days ago
View athomas5009's profile

Spray painting a hand plane

102 days ago by athomas5009

I’m spray painting a hand plane with SW alkyd / oil rust inhibiting spr...

4 97 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Where is a straight edge supposed to be straight?

113 days ago by Purrmaster

Hi all. I just got my 36” Veritas/Lee Valley straightedge today. Afte...

41 97 days ago
View KevinBlair's profile

Old Stanley no. 5 worth saving? No name plane can't seem to adjust. ideas?

128 days ago by KevinBlair

Hi everyone, I have two hand planes about which I can...

11 97 days ago
View Mark's profile

Block plane restoration

98 days ago by Mark

Wandering through an antique store the other day I found a Sargent block plan...

2 97 days ago
View uMinded's profile

Starter Hand Plane Set

98 days ago by uMinded

I am learning to work wood with hand tools only. I have recently tried chines...

24 97 days ago
View athomas5009's profile

Stanley plane question

97 days ago by athomas5009

I currently have a beat on 3 Stanley Baily planes in my area. A No 4 smoother...

6 97 days ago
View michaelsgarage's profile

miller falls tools no. 5 hand plane i am looking for more info on the plane.

100 days ago by michaelsgarage

I cant seem to find any information on this plane, i have never restored a pl...

13 97 days ago
View paxorion's profile

Jet Parallel Clamps - Release lever?

230 days ago by paxorion

I just received my (Black Friday splurge) Jet parallel clamps today, and was ...

7 98 days ago
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

New Bailey Jack Plane Looking For Some Info and Parts

101 days ago by Sawdustmaker115

I got three new planes, two #5, and one #4i have questions about all of them ...

50 98 days ago
View countryboys's profile

Found this saw at a sale the other day. Looks very intresting ?

99 days ago by countryboys

Hi I found this saw the other day at a sale never seen on like it. cant s...

9 99 days ago

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