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View diverlloyd's profile

Crusader chisels and a good Memorial Day to all and a thanks to those who served.

05-25-2015 02:38 PM by diverlloyd

So like it says anyone know anything about crusader chisels? I bought a box a...

9 05-11-2016 12:36 AM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Screw Driver of your Dreams

10-15-2012 09:39 PM by Craftsman on the lake

We’ve got: Hand plane of your dreamsMallet of your dreamsBib Overall...

54 05-10-2016 02:38 PM
View joshtank's profile

Harbor Freight vise

06-02-2012 05:27 PM by joshtank

i know i know. harbor freight is hit or miss – and mostly miss. my vis...

7 05-10-2016 01:47 AM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley depth adjuster problems

05-09-2016 11:44 PM by Marn64

So I recently acquired a Stanley type 4 no 6 (if you can’t tell from my...

3 05-10-2016 12:17 AM
View SurfHunter's profile

Stanley Bailey #3 strange lever cap design

05-06-2016 06:04 AM by SurfHunter

Hello,did a small roof repair and was paid in Hand planes !!!! Seriously&#...

18 05-07-2016 06:19 PM
View KentInOttawa's profile

Hand Plane Blades: How straight is straight enough?

04-29-2016 04:55 PM by KentInOttawa

I was recently using my old Stanley #5 for the first time. I had already done...

22 05-04-2016 03:48 PM
View builtinbkyn's profile

Gnarly Cherry

04-26-2016 09:00 PM by builtinbkyn

I picked up some cherry to make a step stool and have been working it by hand...

8 05-04-2016 01:22 AM
View alittleoff's profile

#7c stanley sweetherat

04-28-2016 12:17 AM by alittleoff

What’s a rough price of a no.7 stanley sweetheart plane. Condition is f...

9 05-04-2016 12:22 AM
View RD87's profile

Issue Lapping back of plane iron

04-30-2016 03:46 AM by RD87

I bought a Stanley #3 at a local flea market, mostly to learn how to rehab ch...

16 05-03-2016 09:38 PM
View simmo's profile

vintage vise

05-03-2016 06:02 PM by simmo

Today I aquired this vise, as far as I can find it was made 100 + years ago, ...

1 05-03-2016 07:32 PM
View Holbs's profile

Auction item/price that makes you look like you are unsure if you have checkmate

05-02-2016 12:39 AM by Holbs

I love auctions. I keep my eye out for great prices and great items. My gar...

10 05-03-2016 01:28 AM
View clarifypostingrules's profile

Veritas Guarantee

05-01-2016 09:30 PM by clarifypostingrules

Howdy All, After years of acquiring Lie-Nielsen products, I just purchased...

13 05-03-2016 01:18 AM
View janemino's profile

Gift Ideas

05-02-2016 07:02 PM by janemino

Hi folks!My mom has been getting into hand carving for the past couple years....

0 05-02-2016 07:02 PM
View alittleoff's profile

Hand plane ?

04-30-2016 04:01 PM by alittleoff

Well I guess I got it. THE HAND PLANE FEVER! What do you take for it? Two mo...

8 05-02-2016 12:20 PM
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04-29-2016 06:35 PM by greatview

I’ve probably got 50 or more screwdrivers (slotted and Philips) and am...

10 05-02-2016 10:51 AM
View dschlic1's profile

Best way to trim tenons

04-29-2016 04:59 PM by dschlic1

I have recently completed a router mortising jig to cut mortises. The origina...

15 05-02-2016 08:48 AM
View Ray's profile

Diamond plate vs water stones

04-30-2016 01:58 AM by Ray

I see posts where forum members are now using diamond plates for honing. But ...

9 05-01-2016 03:44 AM
View Woodiewannabe's profile

Chisel trademark stumper

02-29-2016 03:19 PM by Woodiewannabe

I picked these up recently but am stumped by the logos. The first is plain, b...

11 05-01-2016 03:10 AM
View LayneZ's profile

Hand Engraved Lie-Nielsen

04-28-2016 01:16 PM by LayneZ

I haven’t posted an engraved tool in awhile so I thought I’d show...

8 04-28-2016 07:43 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Two 'Whatizzits" from the Poopiekat Workshop:

07-08-2012 09:34 PM by poopiekat

Ok.. I’m baffled, sorta, about what exactly these two little tools are....

10 04-27-2016 06:52 PM

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