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Manual planer vs. tabletop power planer

10-04-2016 01:31 PM by Fatherlewis

I know there are a lot of very experienced woodworking enthusiasts on here, ...

23 10-06-2016 12:00 AM
View nogeel's profile

Best all-in-one budget sharpening system Worksharp 3000 or Something else?

10-03-2016 03:40 AM by nogeel

I realize that sharpening philosophies are like religion, but I am going to a...

10 10-04-2016 08:30 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Veritas large vs. Medium shoulder plane?

10-03-2016 01:54 AM by bbasiaga

Guys, As I’m working more with mortise and tenon, i realize I really...

14 10-04-2016 03:43 PM
View Rosenritter's profile

How big of a reference plate do I need to flatten a No. 7 sole?

10-02-2016 04:58 PM by Rosenritter

Hello everyone, Long time lurker, first time poster. I recently picked up...

12 10-03-2016 06:16 PM
View Rocka1's profile

Stanley folding rule

09-29-2016 11:42 AM by Rocka1

Hello all! I’ve got a question concerning a Stanley No. 62 folding rule...

2 10-03-2016 12:28 AM
View loiblb's profile

Vaughan & Bushnell No. 904

09-29-2016 01:14 AM by loiblb

There is a Vaughan & Bushnell No. 904 plane for sale in a resale shop. It...

5 10-02-2016 10:35 PM
View Luke2220's profile

Narex Chisel Ferrules

12-10-2015 10:34 PM by Luke2220

The ferrules on all my Narex chisels cracked and need to be replaced. Has any...

23 10-02-2016 02:13 PM
View James Gallo's profile

Stanley Bedrock 607

09-30-2016 06:07 PM by James Gallo

Hi all,I purchased a lot of 7 hand planes off of craigslist for $20, and have...

17 10-02-2016 11:34 AM
View Hatchet's profile

Looking for a Lie Nielsen rabbet block plane

09-30-2016 06:06 PM by Hatchet

In search of a used Lie Nielsen low angle rabbet block plane. If anyone has ...

4 10-01-2016 11:51 PM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley 45 spur question

09-30-2016 10:28 PM by Marn64

So my stanley 45 that I recently got is almost completely restored, I just ne...

7 10-01-2016 09:59 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

The Millers Falls No. 1 Cigar Shave

09-08-2016 12:15 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

Millers Falls No. 1 An incredibly recent addition to the shop, the MF ...

24 10-01-2016 09:54 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Beginner Carving Chisels

09-29-2016 12:49 AM by Don Broussard

Any recommendations on a starter set of carving chisels? My wife went to a c...

15 09-30-2016 08:02 PM
View Brett's profile

What kind of plane is this?

09-29-2016 04:01 PM by Brett

What kind of plane is this? It it similar to an old router plane, but the bo...

4 09-30-2016 08:40 AM
View Brett's profile

Sawdust and chips falling through dog holes on workbench

09-29-2016 04:18 PM by Brett

I have a fairly typical Roubo workbench with a row of dog holes near the fron...

15 09-30-2016 06:07 AM
View adot45's profile

What double end base is this?

09-28-2016 08:26 PM by adot45

I can find pictures of Millers Falls and Sargents but not just of the bases. ...

6 09-29-2016 08:53 PM
View Chuds's profile

Miter box question

09-28-2016 01:33 PM by Chuds

I recently purchased a miter box on eBay ( miller falls Langdon #74c and I no...

5 09-29-2016 05:41 AM
View Brodie's profile

So. Cal - Lie Nielsen Hand Tool Event - 9/30 & 10/1

09-28-2016 09:08 PM by Brodie

For those looking to escape the house this weekend, Lie Nielsen is having a f...

0 09-28-2016 09:08 PM
View scvwooding's profile

Hand Planes

09-28-2016 01:24 AM by scvwooding

Don’t know much about planes. My neighbors is cleaning out his gara...

12 09-28-2016 03:42 PM
View TheLastDeadMouse's profile

Small Planes for Removing Twist

09-27-2016 05:51 PM by TheLastDeadMouse

I’m primarily a power tool user, but recently I’ve started using ...

11 09-28-2016 04:44 AM
View LRG's profile

Stanley Handyman Hammer

09-27-2016 08:53 PM by LRG

Can anyone tell me the earliest year Stanley Handyman hammers were made and s...

3 09-28-2016 01:00 AM

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