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02-18-2013 02:20 PM by bondogaposis

I’m in the market for a new hacksaw. I find myself cutting metal more ...

14 02-18-2013 07:06 PM
View Milo's profile

Hand Plane info sought

02-16-2013 08:52 PM by Milo

While I am waiting to be able to get started on my new shop, I thought I̵...

7 02-18-2013 12:59 PM
View kevinw's profile

Fine tuning a mitre box that doesn't cut vertically correctly

07-14-2012 10:06 PM by kevinw

Hoping someone here can help me figure something out. I use an old mitre box ...

20 02-18-2013 05:50 AM
View Boatman53's profile

Tool box

02-16-2013 03:13 PM by Boatman53

I found this little (10” x 14” x 31/2”) box on a non woodwo...

35 02-18-2013 04:46 AM
View PittsburghTim's profile

Record Jointer Plane, Worth the Effort?

02-17-2013 03:51 PM by PittsburghTim

I just finished tuning a Millers Falls #8 plane (Picture below) and am ve...

14 02-18-2013 01:22 AM
View Ripthorn's profile

Why are smoothers shorter?

02-09-2013 07:01 PM by Ripthorn

So I have started getting in to hand planes recently and have found several i...

5 02-17-2013 10:37 PM
View Benvolio's profile

The rare two part Stanley #71

02-14-2013 01:03 PM by Benvolio

So this arrived in the post from ebay today. yeah. I’ve reque...

23 02-16-2013 11:22 PM
View 12strings's profile

Waterstones are messy!

02-16-2013 08:09 PM by 12strings

So, I got my first waterstones (1000 & 6000) for Christmas, and just got ...

2 02-16-2013 08:58 PM
View TheBronzeoakleaf's profile

Low angle jack wars

02-16-2013 12:53 AM by TheBronzeoakleaf

Okay, for everyone with more hand tool experience than I… Low angle ...

10 02-16-2013 01:36 PM
View laxbograt's profile

Butt Mortise Plane

02-13-2013 01:35 PM by laxbograt

Does anyone have any feedback / experience on these? Watched an interestin...

7 02-16-2013 12:38 AM
View Marcus's profile

I have $0 and TWO hand planes!

02-15-2013 08:46 PM by Marcus

So as a follow up to my thread HERE , I am now the proud owner of a LN #4 and...

8 02-15-2013 10:23 PM
View needshave's profile

#4 Bailey

02-15-2013 08:26 PM by needshave

What is a # 4 Stanley-Bailey hand plane, really worth in a useable but very u...

8 02-15-2013 09:37 PM
View jdon88's profile

Reverse Tool Gloat

02-14-2013 11:15 PM by jdon88

I like reading about people’s tool gloats, good deals, etc. I find mys...

5 02-15-2013 03:04 AM
View Doss's profile

Behold! The Wood Planing Championships

02-11-2013 09:35 PM by Doss

My Stanley gets pretty close to this… kind of:

10 02-14-2013 09:16 PM
View shinju's profile

ulmia strip cutter

02-14-2013 01:40 AM by shinju

hello fellow lumberjocks, i am looking for a ulmia veneer strip cutter. if an...

3 02-14-2013 02:31 PM
View Belg1960's profile

Square recommendation plz

02-14-2013 01:36 AM by Belg1960

Guys/ladies, I’m looking to buy a quality square with a fat blade like ...

9 02-14-2013 01:18 PM
View DKV's profile

Woodpeckers one-time marking gauge

02-14-2013 04:33 AM by DKV

1 02-14-2013 05:36 AM
View Don Broussard's profile

Does This Qualify as "Gloatable"?

02-11-2013 06:24 PM by Don Broussard

My wife and I went antiquing yesterday. I stumbled across a box with old too...

26 02-14-2013 01:41 AM
View Brett's profile

Anybody collect Keen Kutter planes?

02-13-2013 10:48 PM by Brett

Does anyone here collect Keen Kutter hand planes? I came across two beaut...

3 02-14-2013 12:29 AM
View gawthrrw's profile

Craigslist add. Is this a good deal?

02-13-2013 07:21 PM by gawthrrw Found this local on Crai...

12 02-13-2013 09:55 PM

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