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Bench plane question

809 days ago by chpap

Hello, i am a new member here, yesterday i found on a toolstore a rare Peugot...

10 808 days ago
View bandit571's profile

Four planes...

816 days ago by bandit571

Showed up at my doorstep, wanting a new home.. Lets see, a Fulton 14”...

14 808 days ago
View Texchappy's profile

What the bedding angle on the Hock Block Plane kit?

808 days ago by Texchappy

Pretty much what I asked above. What is it set to out of the box?

5 808 days ago
View Brett's profile

Handsaw: 26" too long for woodworking?

809 days ago by Brett

I’ve read some comments recently that 26”, a fairly common length...

4 809 days ago
View woodworker59's profile

Eastern or Western

811 days ago by woodworker59

Had so much fun with my last question about dovetails, thought I would throw ...

13 809 days ago
View BubbaIBA's profile

Collecting Can Be Hazardous to Your Money

811 days ago by BubbaIBA

eBay had several Stanley #5s coming up to final time yesterday. Most of them...

7 809 days ago
View woodworker59's profile

Unknown hunk of Iron

811 days ago by woodworker59

I have a plane here that I know nothing about. Hoping some of you plane exper...

5 809 days ago
View planeBill's profile

Hand brace

823 days ago by planeBill

How usefull are they? How often do they get used in your shop and for what? I...

21 809 days ago
View Alexandre's profile

Ehh... Stainless steel chisel?

810 days ago by Alexandre

Hey guys- Was just wondering if a Stainless steel chisel was possible…P...

13 809 days ago
View Texchappy's profile

Best Bang For the Buck English Style Rip Saw?

815 days ago by Texchappy

Right now I have two saws to my name – a 210mm ryoba and a 12 inch comb...

20 809 days ago
View Loren's profile

Best funky tool bargains from Lee Valley?

812 days ago by Loren

Lee Valley for years has been a source of interesting tools. My thought is ...

13 810 days ago
View Brett's profile

Nice Type 11 No. 7 Stanley Bailey jointer plane at

810 days ago by Brett

There’s a good-looking Type 11 jointer plane available at what seems li...

4 810 days ago
View Brett's profile

Gramercy Tools holdfasts: too small?

810 days ago by Brett

Has anyone used the Gramercy Tools holdfasts? With a reach of only 6.5”...

5 810 days ago
View Brett's profile

Roubo bench from SYP with drawbored joints?

811 days ago by Brett

Has anyone here (successfully) made a Roubo bench from southern yellow pine w...

5 811 days ago
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Making a pair of skew chisels

825 days ago by siouxdawgs0409

I am debating on making a pair of skew chisels from some Stanley 1/4 inch tha...

4 811 days ago
View Polock2's profile

Scraper on end grain cutting board

811 days ago by Polock2

Does anyone have any experience using a scraper plane on end grain cutting bo...

3 811 days ago
View Loren's profile

Favorite pocket or shop knife

816 days ago by Loren

For years I had a little Frosts Mora fixed-blade knife that was my favoritekn...

14 811 days ago
View BubbaIBA's profile

Six Baileys

818 days ago by BubbaIBA

Over the last couple of months I’ve been putting together a full workin...

23 812 days ago
View CharlieM1958's profile

Interesting Plane

813 days ago by CharlieM1958

I mentioned the other day in another discussion that I was awaiting the arri...

23 812 days ago
View Stormy's profile

Sharpening a curved spokeshave

812 days ago by Stormy

I’m looking for ideas for sharpening my double spokeshave. The flat bl...

3 812 days ago

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