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Need help identifying a hand plane

04-13-2017 06:39 PM by mchapman87

So I was at my local flea market today and came across this corru...

16 06-02-2017 01:17 PM
View nmssis's profile

Hand Sawing Question

05-30-2017 04:02 PM by nmssis

can anyone provide advise of what makes saws, either rip or cross, to lock up...

13 06-01-2017 03:15 PM
View harum's profile

diamond sharpening stones?

05-31-2017 01:31 AM by harum

I want to switch from wet sand paper to sharpening stones. Local Woodcraft ...

17 06-01-2017 12:46 AM
View unclearthur's profile

Japanese tools

05-31-2017 06:36 AM by unclearthur

Hi all. I’m headed to Japan in a few weeks for a family vacation ̷...

4 05-31-2017 06:35 PM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

Best Brand of Wood Chisels?

05-26-2017 06:10 PM by jasoncarpentry

After 40+ years of woodworking, I’m down to three wood chisels: 2”...

29 05-31-2017 04:34 PM
View startingfromscratch's profile

Value of Original Unused Marple Chisels Set of 4 (Sheffield iron)

12-03-2011 05:13 PM by startingfromscratch

From the way I understand it, Marples blue handle chisels made in Sheffield a...

20 05-28-2017 12:10 AM
View Ben's profile

Lie-Nielsen Cabinet Maker's Rabbeting Scraper Plane - to buy or not?

05-24-2017 12:39 PM by Ben

Any of you guys own this plane?I find very little info about it – only ...

14 05-27-2017 08:15 PM
View AllenD's profile

Ratcheting brace repair question

05-22-2017 02:19 PM by AllenD

I picked up a 10 inch Stanley SW 965n awhile back, the ratchet was nonfunctio...

7 05-26-2017 10:24 PM
View rolandstronghammer's profile

How do you prevent rust on newly finished tools?

05-17-2017 01:20 PM by rolandstronghammer

Morning folks, I just flattened the bottom and sides of a handplane i̵...

14 05-26-2017 01:50 AM
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Stanley Bedrock 607C Restoration Complete!

05-24-2017 12:13 PM by rolandstronghammer

Finally finished doing a full restoration on my 607. This was my first time ...

9 05-26-2017 01:48 AM
View Jeremymcon's profile

Improvised scratch stock tip/trick

05-25-2017 02:03 PM by Jeremymcon

I am in the process of building a fishing net, and needed to make a groove ar...

1 05-25-2017 06:07 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

The Millers Falls No. 1 Cigar Shave

09-08-2016 12:15 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

Millers Falls No. 1 A recent addition to the shop, the MF “Cigar...

57 05-24-2017 11:15 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Lapping plane soles and blade backs with a belt sander...

05-19-2013 09:34 PM by Benvolio

.... is something I’ve never tried doing. At the moment, I happily d...

19 05-24-2017 09:25 PM
View MagicalMichael's profile

Fret Saw vs Coping Saw

05-21-2017 09:44 PM by MagicalMichael

I’m confused. I own a coping saw, it’s OK. I have watched Rob C...

7 05-24-2017 04:55 PM
View onoitsmatt's profile

Let's talk Rasps

05-20-2017 10:53 PM by onoitsmatt

I’m curious about rasps. I read a fair bit of the modern American hand ...

22 05-24-2017 02:51 AM
View CharlesA's profile

In Person Basic Hand Tool Instruction

05-15-2017 08:34 PM by CharlesA

When I started woodworking a few years ago, I just plunged in. Learned to us...

12 05-22-2017 01:56 PM
View rolandstronghammer's profile

Plane handle stuck on

05-11-2017 01:09 PM by rolandstronghammer

Can someone please help me out. I can’t get this rear handle off. It...

28 05-22-2017 11:36 AM
View Blackie_'s profile

Wood Burning, Needing help in which kit to purchase, best bang for buck. (Pyrography)

07-18-2012 05:43 PM by Blackie_

Hello Pyrography LJ folks I’m in the market for purchasing a burning...

6 05-17-2017 10:23 PM
View r33tc0w's profile

Stanley Center Square 46-101

03-17-2017 08:18 PM by r33tc0w

Any one have one of these?

3 05-17-2017 06:18 PM
View jusfine's profile

Life changes. Infill planes have to go! LJ's first!

05-05-2017 05:00 PM by jusfine

Some of you may have seen photos of the infill handplanes I have posted here ...

16 05-15-2017 09:55 PM

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