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View Vincent Paquette's profile

Wooden Hand Planes

02-06-2013 09:34 AM by Vincent Paquette

I recently acquired my great grandfathers tools and among them were these two...

9 02-10-2013 03:43 AM
View Furnitude's profile

Block planes with adjustable mouths -- how often do you adjust them?

02-06-2013 05:10 PM by Furnitude

I’m in the market for a block plane. I’ve read the reviews of th...

14 02-10-2013 12:37 AM
View mbs's profile

Anyone follow the antique plane trends?

02-06-2013 04:17 AM by mbs

I started to collect some old planes and I found that I prefer to have “...

2 02-09-2013 07:44 PM
View camps764's profile

The Gloat that got away...

02-08-2013 01:28 PM by camps764

Seeing all of the tool gloat threads, and thinking about my new found love of...

14 02-09-2013 06:59 PM
View Airframer's profile

Need help identifying this saw..

02-05-2013 04:35 AM by Airframer

I picked this up at a thrift store over the weekend and am curious about who ...

7 02-09-2013 06:57 PM
View Eddie's profile

How does this Craftsman Plane look? Good deal for first plane?

02-09-2013 07:45 AM by Eddie

Hello all, Wanted to ask some of you seasoned hand plane veterans to take a l...

19 02-09-2013 06:39 PM
View Marcus's profile

I have $500 and no hand planes...

02-08-2013 09:16 PM by Marcus

Just got a pretty good bonus at work and I’ve had it in my head for a w...

17 02-09-2013 03:20 PM
View ScottinTexas's profile

Best intro to hand planes

02-09-2013 02:00 AM by ScottinTexas

I know virtually nothing about hand planes. Has anyone found a good tutoria...

6 02-09-2013 02:24 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Estate sale: what planes did I find?

01-15-2013 06:03 AM by Elizabeth

I am a complete handplane newbie, but I want to learn more. This weekend I...

12 02-09-2013 04:47 AM
View DavidNorth's profile

Chopping overlapping mortices without breakout

01-18-2013 09:16 AM by DavidNorth

I’m in the process of building the Seaton Marking gauge form this artic...

4 02-08-2013 11:27 PM
View Brett's profile

Round stamp marks on Starrett 13 double square

02-08-2013 09:47 PM by Brett

I bought a 4” Starrett 13 double square recently that is in good shape,...

1 02-08-2013 09:56 PM
View woodworker59's profile

need some saw advice

02-08-2013 03:41 AM by woodworker59

okay all you saw experts, picked up this saw for a dollar, actual...

3 02-08-2013 03:21 PM
View Quanter50's profile

Identification on (sharpening?) stone found in creek

02-08-2013 01:21 AM by Quanter50

Ok, I found this rod in the creek a few days ago. I first thought it was a ho...

4 02-08-2013 02:54 PM
View david_larch's profile

I won I won - tool gloat

02-03-2013 03:41 AM by david_larch

I finally went and joined the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association this wee...

13 02-07-2013 08:24 PM
View Brett's profile

Ever heard of a Stanley No. 5 Bullnose Plane?

02-07-2013 04:52 PM by Brett

(Sorry if this is a duplicate) I think Patrick Leach needs to add this ...

9 02-07-2013 07:32 PM
View 12strings's profile

Veritas block planes with Tote

08-14-2012 02:08 PM by 12strings

Has anyone used the Veritas block planes with that attachable rear tote they ...

5 02-07-2013 06:41 PM
View dahenley's profile

Lie-Nielsen 60 1/2 Block Plane vs 507 Rabbit Block Plane

02-06-2013 08:22 PM by dahenley

I am looking at buying a block plane, and wanted everyones opinion on which i...

11 02-07-2013 06:29 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Love It!

02-07-2013 04:41 PM by Gerald Thompson

Everytime I use my LV LA block plain I love it more. I just got done on getti...

1 02-07-2013 05:05 PM
View thedude50's profile

The Studley Tool Chest

07-30-2012 06:45 PM by thedude50

I was watching some old shows of the new Yankee workshop while planing a few ...

16 02-07-2013 05:49 AM
View JAY Made's profile

How much should I bid

02-06-2013 03:34 PM by JAY Made

Hey Guys, I’m new to woodworking, and I find my self wanting a #7 Jo...

21 02-06-2013 05:30 PM

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