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Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

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View KarenHauck's profile

Need advice on a sanding, please!

65 days ago by KarenHauck

This is a mediocre photo of one of the doors in our 108 year old house . ...

18 65 days ago
View Ray's profile

Need help with apparel

67 days ago by Ray

I have been advised that I should no longer wear any of my cap collection in ...

41 65 days ago
View BinghamtonEd's profile (online now)

Craiglist pickup of old hand tools (w/ pics)

65 days ago by BinghamtonEd

I picked this lot up for $20 yesterday. Since most of my woodworking happens...

10 65 days ago
View CharlesA's profile

Micro bevels--continuing the conversation

66 days ago by CharlesA

When I got my Veritas MK II honing guide, I read the instructions on how to p...

24 65 days ago
View CharlesA's profile

Tuning up a Groz smoothing plane--why is it hard?

75 days ago by CharlesA

I bought a Groz smoothing plane/block plane set from Woodcraft a couple of ye...

13 66 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Question about vintage hammer

66 days ago by Lee Barker

I came across an old claw hammer last week. I don’t know the nomenclat...

5 66 days ago
View AMMOSHORT's profile

Bought My first hand planes today!!!!

67 days ago by AMMOSHORT

So I bought a Bailey #5 and a yet to be determined plane. 48 bucks for the bo...

10 66 days ago
View BentheViking's profile

I need a handsaw

93 days ago by BentheViking

I’m always going out to the shop and wanting to do a quick cut of somet...

43 66 days ago
View HarveyDunn's profile

Shooting board for long grain

68 days ago by HarveyDunn

I’m working on my handplane skills. Faces of boards coming along nicely...

6 67 days ago
View Lentze's profile

What Air Compressor for Jet Hydraulic Jack

69 days ago by Lentze

Hello,I have the JET 20 ton hydraulic jack that I am using in a shop press to...

9 68 days ago
View paxorion's profile

Bessey K Body Revo On sale at the Big Blue Store

68 days ago by paxorion

I was at Lowes today and noticed a yellow sticker on the Bessey K Body parall...

2 68 days ago
View jgerman's profile

Opinions on The Hand Tool School... other methods?

623 days ago by jgerman

I’m getting started in wood working. I plan to go pure hand tools at fi...

15 68 days ago
View crazicarl's profile

Crosscutting panel help!

69 days ago by crazicarl

Alright, LJ Community, I have learned so much from you guys and now I must as...

6 68 days ago
View jtm's profile

Is this a decent handplane?

69 days ago by jtm

Found this in my Grandfather’s old box of tools. Is this a decent st...

18 68 days ago
View Howie's profile

digital 3 in 1 marking mortise gauge by Rockler

598 days ago by Howie

Has anyone used this? If you have, is it worth it?

7 69 days ago
View JohnChung's profile

Limitation of Stanley #4.

70 days ago by JohnChung

I have finally hit the limit with #4. I can’t seem to plane hard wood w...

12 70 days ago
View siavosh's profile

Help with Japanese plane comparison

70 days ago by siavosh

Hi folks, I’m wondering if anyone has any information to help me com...

3 70 days ago
View C_PLUS_Woodworker's profile

Most under-used but GREAT tool in my shop

70 days ago by C_PLUS_Woodworker

This is (whatever-it-is) the most under-used tool in my shop. In fact, I c...

9 70 days ago
View ArtRafael's profile

Miniature Table Vise

72 days ago by ArtRafael

Recently completed miniature table vise build project. Ralph ...

11 70 days ago
View ernie's profile

HELP plier something

72 days ago by ernie

Hello Lumberjocks, I am needing some help to I D this too...

19 70 days ago

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