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View countryboys's profile

Found this saw at a sale the other day. Looks very intresting ?

100 days ago by countryboys

Hi I found this saw the other day at a sale never seen on like it. cant s...

9 99 days ago
View jdh122's profile

why I'll never make money at woodworking (but that's OK)

101 days ago by jdh122

I just finished a blanket chest for a friend. I did the milling with machines...

20 100 days ago
View JohnChung's profile

Draw knife versus scrub plane

102 days ago by JohnChung

There are a few uses that a scrub plane rules. 1) Making scallop texture2)...

6 101 days ago
View Chuckiep268's profile

Masterforce F clamp vs. bessey tradesman clamp

157 days ago by Chuckiep268

I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the Menards Masterforce F c...

9 102 days ago
View Rob's profile

How well do diamond sharpening stones hold up for sharpening, and do you really come out ahead?

130 days ago by Rob

I’ve been trying to learn what I can about sharpening and it seems most...

48 102 days ago
View bobasaurus's profile

veritas aluminum straightedge: somewhat dissapointed

1033 days ago by bobasaurus

I just received a 24” aluminum lee valley / veritas straightedge I had ...

28 103 days ago
View Jimbo7's profile

Hand saw tooth patterns

108 days ago by Jimbo7

Anyone have an opinion on the best tooth pattern for both crosscuts and rips ...

6 103 days ago
View ogremom's profile

Wood Drill Brace

115 days ago by ogremom

Hi! I’m looking for any information on antique wood drill brace. I have...

13 103 days ago
View quvia's profile

What is it????

103 days ago by quvia know what tool the...

5 103 days ago
View bigblockyeti's profile

Looking for opinions on drawknifes

105 days ago by bigblockyeti

I’m looking for a drawknife or two for skinning bark from logs. This o...

5 103 days ago
View Jeff_F's profile

Birdcage Awl

104 days ago by Jeff_F

Hi, About a year ago Norm Reid and I started a company called Shenandoah Too...

5 103 days ago
View athomas5009's profile

Stanley SW No18 ?'s (general / resto)

104 days ago by athomas5009

I got a Stanley No 18 off Ebay for my Bday. I won it for 20 which doesn’...

8 103 days ago
View TechTeacher04's profile

Plane making

108 days ago by TechTeacher04

Can anyone with experience making wooded hand planes recommend what type and ...

2 104 days ago
View Bigtones's profile

First timer question :)

107 days ago by Bigtones

Hello fellow Lumberjocks, this is my first post, so Hello :) I have been f...

10 104 days ago
View markf31's profile

Looking for recommendations for reputable vintage Stanley plane sellers

106 days ago by markf31

I’m looking for recommendations for reputable sellers of vintage planes and t...

11 105 days ago
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Tuning up My First Wood Body Plane - Stanley No. 127

108 days ago by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, My mom snagged this wood body plane for me at a town fair la...

6 106 days ago
View mdbohica's profile

My first plane Restoration...

106 days ago by mdbohica

This was my Grandfather’s and one of 4 planes I inherited from him and ...

1 106 days ago
View tool248's profile

Stanley Bailey No. 4 Restoration

108 days ago by tool248

My brother bought a Stanley Bailey no. 4, but didn’t realize that the a...

5 107 days ago
View BurlyBob's profile

My new chisels

111 days ago by BurlyBob

So I saw another LJ had built a glue bottle holder. I tought I could dress i...

5 109 days ago
View Airframer's profile

Stanley Sweetheart Addicts Anonymous

177 days ago by Airframer

I realized today as I was plugging away at my pile of tools to cleanup and or...

64 109 days ago

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