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Wilton vise restoration

11-27-2017 03:35 AM by thor2015

It’s been awhile but thought I would share a recent project with you al...

2 11-28-2017 05:09 AM
View Cbastiaan's profile

Restoring an old handsaw

11-27-2017 05:32 PM by Cbastiaan

I’m going to restore an old handsaw, but the bolts used in this saw, do not h...

3 11-27-2017 09:47 PM
View WorksWoodSlowly's profile

Figuring out Stanley 2358B mitre box

11-27-2017 05:37 PM by WorksWoodSlowly

I just picked one up and thought I had a great find until I started doing som...

0 11-27-2017 05:37 PM
View Sekthebuilder's profile

Help identifying a Canadian Hand Plane

11-18-2017 11:59 PM by Sekthebuilder

I have a Canadian made plane and I am having problems identifying the yea...

6 11-27-2017 07:34 AM
View BB1's profile

Cleaning new tools

11-25-2017 07:25 PM by BB1

Opened my new chisels and need to clean off the grease/oily covering. I was ...

7 11-26-2017 02:57 AM
View LDO2802's profile

Pattern Gouges

11-20-2017 09:43 PM by LDO2802

I just picked up about 8 Greenlee pattern gouges and wondered if anyone had e...

8 11-24-2017 02:49 PM
View BB1's profile

Classes near SW Missouri

11-18-2017 12:44 AM by BB1

I have learned a lot about woodworking from various youtube sources and purch...

4 11-23-2017 03:05 PM
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Chisel suggestions -followup question on honing guide

09-26-2017 10:45 AM by BB1

Looking at a project that includes making a mortise. New adventure that requ...

22 11-23-2017 02:08 PM
View mikey78's profile

Protractor head for starrett metric comb. square

10-20-2017 10:15 AM by mikey78

Hello guys,Just a quick question :I’m looking for a second hand protrac...

1 11-22-2017 03:55 PM
View olcoach's profile

Stanley 45 plane

11-22-2017 03:00 AM by olcoach

Is an old Stanley 45 plane a collectable or can I clean it up and make it a u...

3 11-22-2017 03:53 PM
View Fiddy's profile

Lie-Nielsen - Black Friday?

11-21-2017 12:37 PM by Fiddy

Looking to make a purchase and wondering if it would be best to wait for a sa...

4 11-22-2017 12:20 AM
View Kreg's profile

No. 5 Jack Plane Brand?

11-19-2017 05:59 PM by Kreg

Just picked up this No. 5 Jack Plane from a flea market for $15. Any idea wha...

8 11-21-2017 05:23 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

hand plane

11-17-2017 03:15 PM by buckbuster31

ok, I need help with a suggestion. I do a lot of large farm house tables. I...

14 11-20-2017 05:09 PM
View Chris Cook's profile

tool identification

11-03-2017 05:20 PM by Chris Cook

I know it seems that I only post inquiries about things unknown and I can see...

12 11-20-2017 01:32 PM
View Brett's profile

Need help - Stanley hand plane

11-15-2017 09:06 PM by Brett

Hi all. First post here. I need some help with a decision as to whether or...

13 11-19-2017 01:52 PM
View freerange's profile

hand plane brands

11-14-2017 04:15 PM by freerange

I guess Stanley is King when it comes to vintage hand planes. But what are so...

11 11-19-2017 01:31 PM
View Tennessee's profile

Eagle America promo code sale

11-17-2017 10:55 PM by Tennessee

I got my first Eagle America catalog in the mail a few days ago, and kind of ...

0 11-17-2017 10:55 PM
View Czokalapik's profile

Please help with tool identification

11-06-2017 02:22 PM by Czokalapik

Hello everyone. Can someone please tell me what is this tool? I just got it, ...

5 11-17-2017 05:26 PM
View Dwain's profile

Wood River v3 Replacement Iron for my 5 1/2

08-10-2017 05:27 PM by Dwain

Oh Hand Tool Masters, I ask to learn from your great knowledge. While clea...

9 11-16-2017 05:27 PM
View Jonathon Carrell's profile

Current options for hand drills

11-13-2017 06:06 AM by Jonathon Carrell

What (if any) are good options for new hand brace and rotary drills?

25 11-15-2017 06:25 PM

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