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View Chuds's profile

Miter box question

09-28-2016 01:33 PM by Chuds

I recently purchased a miter box on eBay ( miller falls Langdon #74c and I no...

5 09-29-2016 05:41 AM
View Brodie's profile

So. Cal - Lie Nielsen Hand Tool Event - 9/30 & 10/1

09-28-2016 09:08 PM by Brodie

For those looking to escape the house this weekend, Lie Nielsen is having a f...

0 09-28-2016 09:08 PM
View scvwooding's profile

Hand Planes

09-28-2016 01:24 AM by scvwooding

Don’t know much about planes. My neighbors is cleaning out his gara...

12 09-28-2016 03:42 PM
View TheLastDeadMouse's profile

Small Planes for Removing Twist

09-27-2016 05:51 PM by TheLastDeadMouse

I’m primarily a power tool user, but recently I’ve started using ...

11 09-28-2016 04:44 AM
View LRG's profile

Stanley Handyman Hammer

09-27-2016 08:53 PM by LRG

Can anyone tell me the earliest year Stanley Handyman hammers were made and s...

3 09-28-2016 01:00 AM
View JCantin's profile

Live free or die auction and flea market

09-27-2016 07:22 PM by JCantin

For those in the Northeast who do NOT know about it, the Live Free or Die too...

0 09-27-2016 07:22 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

both sides of water stone?

09-27-2016 04:54 PM by jimmyhopps

One side of my water stones have writing on them (mfg name, etc). can this b...

1 09-27-2016 05:22 PM
View jamesicus's profile

William Marples and Sons woodworking tools

08-11-2012 10:56 PM by jamesicus

I finally obtained a 1972 catalogue (a most significant reference) and that h...

11 09-27-2016 01:38 PM
View loiblb's profile

I. Bailey Sliding T Bevel

09-26-2016 09:58 PM by loiblb

I found this in a stack of old tools at a resale store for a $1.0...

3 09-27-2016 01:43 AM
View rhybeka's profile

Under bench mounted plane till - which direction to 'mount' planes for best retrieval?

09-24-2016 08:34 AM by rhybeka

Hi all! had an epiphany about mounting my new plane till storage to the side ...

9 09-26-2016 05:31 AM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Parts for Stanley 113 compass plane Type 1

09-24-2016 01:22 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

I need a little help to find a blade and chipbreaker for a type 1. I also ne...

3 09-25-2016 11:41 AM
View TheFridge's profile

How do you hold your favorite saws when cutting?

09-24-2016 01:51 PM by TheFridge

Do you hold it differently when trying to make a fine cut as opposed to a fas...

6 09-24-2016 07:59 PM
View jamesicus's profile

Modernized Yankee Radio Tool set

05-15-2013 06:35 AM by jamesicus

Some of you may remember how I set about to assemble a North Bros. Yankee No....

3 09-24-2016 11:15 AM
View Lemwise's profile

Ceramic stone. Bester 1200 vs Sigma Power Select II 1200.

09-17-2016 09:47 AM by Lemwise

Recently I’ve switched all my plane blades from regular old A2 to Verit...

9 09-23-2016 06:02 PM
View Richard Lee's profile

Wood Plane ID

09-19-2016 12:21 PM by Richard Lee

Marked N H Harwood cant find any info on it , anyone hear o...

6 09-23-2016 11:28 AM
View Fuzette's profile

Stanley 239 plane

09-20-2016 02:17 AM by Fuzette

Hey, I’ve been going through an old tool box I bought and came across a...

3 09-23-2016 11:22 AM
View corelz125's profile

Stanley 71 1/2 brass

09-19-2016 12:21 PM by corelz125

Is this an imposter or is it for real? Has anyone ever seen or heard about a...

4 09-22-2016 11:19 PM
View reytt's profile

Problems getting a shaving

09-19-2016 12:19 PM by reytt

I found a Stanley Bailey no3 plane in pretty decent shape. I’ve taken ...

25 09-22-2016 11:16 PM
View carguy460's profile

Mallets of your dreams

10-05-2012 02:33 PM by carguy460

We have a handplane thread, a saw thread, a brace thread, and a chisel thread...

2709 09-22-2016 01:00 PM
View Marn64's profile

I got a Stanley 45!

09-18-2016 06:26 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,So last week I posted about how I found a Stanley 45 at habitat ...

11 09-21-2016 11:58 PM

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