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Vintage Plane Brands

02-05-2014 02:34 AM by felty88

I am getting more into using hand planes and I cant really afford to buy new ...

13 02-05-2014 07:36 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

Cheap clamp source

02-03-2014 08:12 AM by daddywoofdawg

I have few clamps and would like many more as all of us do,but as you know th...

18 02-05-2014 01:43 AM
View missesalot's profile

Which Block Plane

01-21-2014 06:26 PM by missesalot

Hi,I’ve posted a few times about starting to set up my woodshop, specif...

16 02-04-2014 11:22 PM
View firstbase's profile

Jorgensen 41012 Vise Question

02-03-2014 12:19 PM by firstbase

I managed to throw away the installation sheet on 2 Jorgensen 41012 10”...

1 02-04-2014 05:11 PM
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Hand Tool Epiphany

02-04-2014 05:02 AM by SuburbanDon

Today I had a hand tool epiphany. I’m a middle-experienced power tool ...

8 02-04-2014 04:05 PM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Any planes worth snagging in this CL ad?

01-31-2014 02:29 PM by BinghamtonEd

This guy posted an ad, quite a few planes on them, that look restorable, but ...

13 02-03-2014 10:59 PM
View changeoffocus's profile

Plane's Age

02-03-2014 12:04 AM by changeoffocus

I’ve owned this plane for as long as I can remember can anyone guid...

5 02-03-2014 12:50 PM
View barry62's profile

power kraft radial arm saw TPC2300B

04-30-2012 03:44 AM by barry62

This is the first time I have ever posted on a forum so I hope this is OK. ...

2 02-03-2014 06:20 AM
View Ray's profile

What type of wood under black lacquer covered tote?

02-03-2014 03:30 AM by Ray

Stanley #6, possibly type 15-17. Anyone able to ID the wood?I wonder why they...

3 02-03-2014 04:11 AM
View mknickel's profile

Comar No 5 size bench plane

02-02-2014 12:45 PM by mknickel

Is anyone familiar with Comar Mfg Co New York? I found a bargain junk store f...

1 02-02-2014 05:38 PM
View Brett's profile

Grooving planes instead of a plow plane?

01-27-2014 03:40 AM by Brett

I’ve noticed that plans for making drawers in the traditional style (wh...

4 02-02-2014 12:38 AM
View jasonburr's profile

What would you buy? Completely open to speculation.

01-25-2014 09:45 PM by jasonburr

I am in the process of expanding my tools and am looking for advice. I curren...

17 02-02-2014 12:34 AM
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Record 60 1/2 low angle bp assembly question

01-29-2014 02:07 AM by fazhou

Hello all,Does anyone know how the brass knob is attached to the blade adjust...

4 02-01-2014 05:38 PM
View ballsofclay's profile

blades for shop-made scraping planes

01-30-2014 02:55 PM by ballsofclay

I’d be curious to know if anyone has made a scraping plane and what you...

8 02-01-2014 02:34 PM
View fredd3039's profile

Plane Help

02-01-2014 01:17 AM by fredd3039

I ma getting tearout with my planes no matter what I do. I am new to using ha...

13 02-01-2014 12:19 PM
View Armandhammer's profile

#6 or #7 plane?

01-30-2014 11:53 PM by Armandhammer

I want a joined. I can get a nice #6 for a decent price. Is it an acceptable ...

32 02-01-2014 01:21 AM
View madts's profile

Long forgotten

01-30-2014 04:23 PM by madts

I came across this tool in my storage just the other day. I have not used it...

35 01-31-2014 04:58 PM
View AKSteve's profile

difference between a left and right handed plow plane?

01-30-2014 06:48 AM by AKSteve

I know there has to be an obvious reason, but what is it? sorry for the dumb ...

3 01-30-2014 03:01 PM
View oldnovice's profile

Has anyone used the Logan Graphics dual point driver

01-29-2014 07:47 PM by oldnovice

I am considering the Logan Graphics Dual Point Driver and would like to know ...

4 01-30-2014 01:20 AM
View 12strings's profile

2 Jack Planes?

01-27-2014 08:33 PM by 12strings

So this is another “which one would you keep” thread: If you h...

18 01-29-2014 06:52 PM

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