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VIDEO: Watch Auriou rasps being manufactured at the factory in France

759 days ago by thedude50


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DMT Dia-Paste? Metal, Wood, MDF?

744 days ago by fas0latid0

Lee Valley has an offer of three of their Steel Honing Plates and the DMT dia...

3 744 days ago
View Dan's profile

Cleaning up mortises in 8/4 ash

746 days ago by Dan

I am working on my 21st century workbench and have a problem. I have a set of...

11 745 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Tool Gloat: Wooden Try Plane

750 days ago by 12strings

I know this isn’t a Lie-Nielson or anything, but I’m pretty e...

4 745 days ago
View fas0latid0's profile

Need help identifying a tool(might not be wood related)

747 days ago by fas0latid0

I don’t think this was used for woodworking but I’m wondering wha...

6 746 days ago
View Polock2's profile

Old Stanley plane

747 days ago by Polock2

I have a old Stanley plane that belonged to my Grandpa. I have been cleaning...

2 747 days ago
View lazyoakfarm's profile

New sharpening set

750 days ago by lazyoakfarm

I picked up a set of DMT DuoSharp bench stones thinking that is what i needed...

12 747 days ago
View ChuckV's profile

Looking For Opinions On Plane Accessory

749 days ago by ChuckV

I am wondering what others think about the value of this new accessory from L...

3 747 days ago
View ShipWreck's profile

Disston saws cut lousy dovetail joints

749 days ago by ShipWreck

This one does anyways. It is a old Disston 2 man. I found it in t...

5 748 days ago
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Looking for help

749 days ago by alexdom_89

I was rough cutting mesquite today when my grandfather came over and handed m...

4 748 days ago
View bandit571's profile

Tool Wall

749 days ago by bandit571

Used to have a bare wall above the tool bench, but got tired of digging thro...

2 749 days ago
View captainPete's profile

2- 2 man antique hand saws from old time british columbia logging operations

749 days ago by captainPete

i have two saws for sale, one has “patent1930” Victor, Canada, o...

0 749 days ago
View gavinzagreb's profile

Odd looking plane. Any ideas on origin ?

749 days ago by gavinzagreb

Saw this one during my flea market visit this morning.Can’t say I’...

8 749 days ago
View Gene Howe's profile

For all you Neandrathals ...A new Plane helper from Veritas

749 days ago by Gene Howe

Totally AMAZING!4/1

8 749 days ago
View KenBry's profile

Stanley Bailey #4 restore

754 days ago by KenBry

I won this Stanley on Ebay for $20 shipped. I wanted it to learn a little and...

10 749 days ago
View OhDear's profile

Novice in need of some tool advice (long thread warning)

751 days ago by OhDear

Hi there folks, Just registered, seemed a great place to learn (been readi...

7 749 days ago
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Dutch Plane restoration information request

754 days ago by fumehappy

Hello,I picked up this rebate/dado plane at the local flea market a few weeke...

4 750 days ago
View Brett's profile

John Spear saw?

751 days ago by Brett

Anybody know anything about “John Spear” saws? Are they good as e...

0 751 days ago
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dove tail saw purchase help needed

753 days ago by ardbeg

Hi,I am considering buying a first dove tail saw and am wondering if the diff...

8 751 days ago
View Brandon's profile

Alternative for Nickel Plating?

751 days ago by Brandon

Does anyone have a good alternative for nickel plating? I have a few vintage ...

11 751 days ago

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