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Correct Lateral Adjust Lever for 605 1/2 BED ROCK plane??

12-01-2013 05:03 PM by hhhopks

I would like to consult the hand plane gods on LJ.Please look at the pictures...

9 12-01-2013 10:36 PM
View SeaFarin's profile

Strange tool?

12-01-2013 09:22 PM by SeaFarin

Anyone have any idea that this is and what it was used for? Thanks!!

4 12-01-2013 10:25 PM
View 12strings's profile

confidence booster

12-01-2013 08:48 PM by 12strings

I just had a confidence booster… I got some hard maple and walnut fr...

1 12-01-2013 09:05 PM
View ToddJB's profile

Replacing Lateral Adjustment Lever Tutorial?

11-26-2013 05:55 PM by ToddJB

All, I’ve done some interweb searching and I can’t seem to fin...

17 12-01-2013 02:18 PM
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eBay Rip-offs, Revisited

11-30-2013 03:44 PM by poopiekat

I’ve mentioned this in a past thread, but with Christmas coming, it bea...

18 12-01-2013 12:47 PM
View Nicky's profile

Narex Paring Chisels

11-14-2013 02:19 AM by Nicky

I saw these paring chisels at Lee Valley for $109.00 Anyone using these? ...

17 12-01-2013 10:55 AM
View Holbs's profile

my first pint of blood offered to the Chisel Gods

11-30-2013 05:25 AM by Holbs Fat Loss 14 hours agoGives unlimited energy to feel ener...

4 11-30-2013 03:49 PM
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Craigslist Handplane Score

11-28-2013 10:54 PM by barringerfurniture

Happy Thanksgiving! Tried to get some work done but got into the Thanksgiving...

12 11-29-2013 11:11 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Plane Iron Adjustment

11-29-2013 07:41 PM by Gerald Thompson

I have an old wood skew plane and I cannot figure out how to adjust the iron ...

2 11-29-2013 08:34 PM
View 489tad's profile

Any ideas what this is??

11-28-2013 04:04 AM by 489tad

My sister in law found this at a flea market. She thought it was cool and is ...

7 11-29-2013 01:49 AM
View fumehappy's profile

gutter plane... 18th century?

11-28-2013 08:30 PM by fumehappy

Between the markings and draw bored handle I was thinking 18th century…...

2 11-28-2013 11:24 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Toy Handplane source?

11-26-2013 01:20 AM by BigJohn

Hello. Does anyone know of a source for toy handplanes? I tried google and ...

10 11-28-2013 12:23 AM
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Potayto / Potahto .... Vice / Vise

11-24-2013 04:15 PM by shipwright

In honour (honor) of the new “Vises of Your Dreams” thread, I wou...

48 11-27-2013 05:42 AM
View 12strings's profile

how to cut a saw plate?

11-26-2013 09:57 PM by 12strings

For those who have cut up old saws for making card scrapers or scratch stocks...

10 11-27-2013 03:43 AM
View JustJoe's profile

saw and axe info - a website worth checking out.

11-27-2013 12:23 AM by JustJoe

This has probably been mentioned on LJ before, but here it is again for anyon...

6 11-27-2013 03:04 AM
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Saw Files from the Big Box Stores?

11-22-2013 10:09 PM by richardwootton

I picked up an old Harvey W. Peace big rip saw yesterday at the flea market a...

9 11-26-2013 08:18 PM
View 12strings's profile

hand ripping 30 ft of syp

11-24-2013 03:44 AM by 12strings

So I just finished using my Stanley sharptooth hand saw to rip three 5-foot 2...

12 11-26-2013 05:14 AM
View DanielS's profile

Small Miter Box and Bent Back Saw

11-24-2013 11:22 PM by DanielS

I posted a couple of pictures of this miter box under the miter box thread. ...

10 11-26-2013 01:38 AM
View SgtRed's profile

Bench planes worth restoring.

11-21-2013 04:07 PM by SgtRed

Hello everyone, I am new to Hand planes. I only own a cheap harbor freight...

5 11-25-2013 01:29 PM
View david_larch's profile

Making a marking knife questions

11-25-2013 01:15 AM by david_larch

Hey gang;Couple questions on making a marking knife. I have been looking at s...

2 11-25-2013 01:01 PM

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