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Infill Lever Cap Question

01-04-2014 09:21 PM by Adam

How close to the edge of the blade can the lever cap be without the shavings ...

0 01-04-2014 09:21 PM
View Liogier's profile

A comprehensive article presenting hand-stitched wood rasp

01-03-2014 05:46 PM by Liogier

originally published is the issue #115 of the highly respected magazine ̶...

1 01-04-2014 03:31 PM
View toehead's profile

?what type of plane to clean up cherry slab?

01-03-2014 03:32 AM by toehead

I’m new to wood working and after a few frames,gates and miter bench I ...

4 01-03-2014 04:58 PM
View DrHorrible's profile

Beginner, should I get hand planes?

12-30-2013 04:11 PM by DrHorrible

I am very, very early into woodworking. I just built myself a workbench (free...

21 01-03-2014 04:18 AM
View BustedClock's profile

Sole Lubrication and Rust Protection

01-02-2014 02:11 AM by BustedClock

I’m not sure what gave me the idea to do this, but I’ve been spra...

10 01-02-2014 04:19 PM
View DocSavage45's profile

Help with repair of #6 hand plane

12-31-2013 07:52 PM by DocSavage45

Stumpy suggested I ask the LJ’s for help in identifying and...

22 01-02-2014 03:34 PM
View breaknrn's profile

Rod Dehumifiers To Prevent Rust?

12-29-2013 04:59 PM by breaknrn

Hi Fellow Lumberjocks, I need a bit of help and this place has tons of sma...

5 01-02-2014 08:44 AM
View cutworm's profile

Tool Gloat

12-25-2013 02:50 PM by cutworm

Top this if you can. From my Granddaughter.

20 01-02-2014 01:13 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Polshing plane parts (not brass)

12-31-2013 09:52 PM by lateralus819

Curious if any of you found products that can bring a high polish to the sole...

19 01-01-2014 07:05 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

Stanley #2 plane question ??

12-29-2013 01:25 AM by JustplaneJeff

I own 2 Stanley #2 planes. One I have seen at a few auctions ...

5 01-01-2014 06:02 PM
View ScottStewart's profile

Question for those of you with #8 Jointers....

12-30-2013 03:45 AM by ScottStewart

How do you sharpen them? I have a Stanley #6, and the blade will just fit on...

14 01-01-2014 08:42 AM
View DW833's profile

How to improve my sharpening

12-29-2013 08:50 PM by DW833

I’ve noticed an issue while sharpening my hand plane irons and chisels....

6 01-01-2014 04:50 AM
View richardwootton's profile

Planes You Have Made

01-30-2013 08:04 PM by richardwootton

I may be jumping the gun a bit here, but I haven’t seen a thread for pl...

193 12-31-2013 08:49 PM
View bootsmorris's profile

Vintage Saw Restoration

12-30-2013 05:52 PM by bootsmorris

I am in the process of restoring a few old saws that were my great grandfathe...

9 12-31-2013 06:53 PM
View DocSavage45's profile

Looking for assistance in identifying my Dad's #6 hand Plane

12-29-2013 11:33 PM by DocSavage45

This is a #6 hand plane that I got from my dad. Want to tune it up. Asked Stu...

13 12-30-2013 04:11 AM
View b2rtch's profile

Gimlets. Who know and who use these wonderful and inexpensive small tools

12-22-2013 01:44 PM by b2rtch

When I immigrated from France thirty years ago last week, I took with me a nu...

24 12-29-2013 09:18 PM
View Don W's profile

looking for a frog for a Sargent #9

11-09-2013 05:00 PM by Don W

I am looking for a frog for a Sargent #9 shaw patent Hand plane. Any chance a...

12 12-29-2013 12:53 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

How to maintain razor sharpness?

12-27-2013 01:14 AM by ColonelTravis

Had to buy a Hock blade and examining that I realized how bad I was at sharpe...

20 12-28-2013 06:13 PM
View Thrakintosh's profile

Are these worth salvaging?

12-25-2013 03:23 PM by Thrakintosh

Merry Christmas to you all! Total hand saw newbie here. I’ve been offered ...

30 12-27-2013 12:19 PM
View The Box Whisperer's profile

help me with a choice and some plane education please?

12-26-2013 01:45 AM by The Box Whisperer

First off, sorry if I should have posted this in a different forum, I would h...

12 12-27-2013 11:43 AM

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