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mallet out of milk jugs

05-24-2015 03:56 PM by NotaJock

I’ve been lurking for several weeks working my way back through the pro...

6 05-25-2015 04:02 PM
View BoardCop's profile

A couple questions on cleaning tarnish and bit braces

05-24-2015 04:37 AM by BoardCop

Hi guys, any ideas on a removing tarnish from old steel without abrasive type...

12 05-25-2015 12:25 AM
View rwe2156's profile

WoodRiver block planes: initial impressions

05-24-2015 10:13 PM by rwe2156

Since they are on sale, I bought a pair of block planes today. Fit and fin...

1 05-25-2015 12:01 AM
View ElChe's profile

Hand tool bag recommendations. thinking veto pro PAC xxl

05-24-2015 07:38 PM by ElChe

Looking for a tool bag that will fit my dovetail and tenon saw, assorted chi...

0 05-24-2015 07:38 PM
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What are these?

05-18-2015 06:23 PM by Combo Prof

I found these in an old (Early 1900s) Master Carpenters Tool chest. Can some ...

18 05-23-2015 08:39 PM
View upchuck's profile

I have some extra #45 cutters to trade

05-20-2015 09:12 PM by upchuck

I have some extra #45 and Sargent Combination Plane cutters I’d like to...

5 05-23-2015 03:36 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Anyone have/use the inlay cutter for a Veritas router plane?

05-22-2015 06:34 PM by ColonelTravis

This thing? http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=69876&cat...

2 05-23-2015 01:59 AM
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Hinging an overhanging box lid

05-22-2015 10:09 PM by Pendragon1998

I recently finished working on my first box using only hand tools. It’...

3 05-22-2015 11:35 PM
View Tooch's profile

Stanley Handyman Plane Technical Drawing

05-20-2015 02:07 PM by Tooch

Does anyone have- or know where to find- a technical drawing for the various ...

4 05-22-2015 11:00 PM
View gdpolk's profile

Stanley Bailey or Sweethearts?

05-21-2015 11:04 PM by gdpolk

I’m getting set up for a small shop to make furniture. I grew up in my...

7 05-22-2015 03:31 AM
View BigJohn's profile

Glue joint failure?

05-18-2015 11:45 PM by BigJohn

Hello. I bought some Titebond original glue for a cherry panel. I hand plan...

9 05-22-2015 01:04 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

(Another) Not Another First Hand Plane Question

05-20-2015 03:23 PM by bbasiaga

I have a project coming up where I want to have inset drawers. Reading aroun...

22 05-22-2015 12:30 AM
View Brett's profile

Shaping a replacement dovetail saw plate

05-21-2015 11:27 PM by Brett

I have an old brass-backed dovetail saw with a good handle and spine, but a s...

1 05-21-2015 11:31 PM
View Spur's profile

Newbie Chisel Question

05-20-2015 01:05 PM by Spur

I purchased a set of Stanley sweethearts and did my own attempt at flattening...

4 05-20-2015 07:30 PM
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HAND TOOL LOVERS HEAVEN ( MUSEUM)

05-03-2015 03:03 PM by kiefer

Found this site today and thought I share the link to this wonderful site .ht...

10 05-19-2015 02:02 PM
View akwhitacre's profile

Proper tool and technique for planing small pieces?

04-28-2015 09:04 PM by akwhitacre

Okay, my first post to Lumberjocks! I’m working through a tutorial f...

25 05-18-2015 02:30 PM
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Philly Plane Marking Gauge

05-17-2015 05:04 AM by BubbaIBA

When it comes to marking gauges I have round heels, I just can’t say no...

0 05-17-2015 05:04 AM
View Holbs's profile

I hate asking, but I do not know what block planes these are

05-15-2015 04:44 AM by Holbs

I picked these 4 block planes up at an auction for $10. Reading up on Stanle...

6 05-15-2015 05:09 PM
View Brett's profile

Corrugated sole, or smooth?

08-16-2011 06:28 PM by Brett

Practically speaking, is there much of a different between the effectiveness ...

30 05-15-2015 02:54 PM
View mandatory66's profile

Buck Bros. Chisels

05-15-2015 01:31 AM by mandatory66

Found some nice Buck Bros. Chisels currently made in Massachusetts USA. Locat...

2 05-15-2015 02:36 AM

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