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Hand Planes: Flat Sole vs. Corrugated

103 days ago by Crickett

I consider myself a bit of a hybrid worker and recently discovered as awesome...

27 101 days ago
View Brett's profile

Recommend a spokeshave?

1030 days ago by Brett

Can anyone recommend a good, affordable spokeshave?

13 101 days ago
View BubbaIBA's profile

Three Side Tables

101 days ago by BubbaIBA

SWMBO requested I make three side tables, they didn’t need to match, ju...

0 101 days ago
View crank49's profile

Anybody Notice Home Depot Dumped Jorgensen Clamps in Favor of Chinese Irwins

554 days ago by crank49

I was just in HD this afternoon and I had planned to pick up a couple of 12&#...

71 101 days ago
View pete57's profile

Skew Chisel Sets-USA

108 days ago by pete57

Hello,I am in the market to purchase a 4 sets of skew chisels. I have read al...

6 102 days ago
View Thuzmund's profile

is this a woodworking tool? :)

105 days ago by Thuzmund

Hi folks, My buddy bought this tool the other day and I was making fun of ...

15 102 days ago
View camps764's profile

Pipe Fittings for Mallets

105 days ago by camps764

Kind of a neat idea IMHO. Saw it on Pinterest while looking at other woodwor...

9 103 days ago
View lateralus819's profile

"frictionless" shooting board.

111 days ago by lateralus819

I’ve started on a shooting board, quite elaborate now, sorta like the s...

26 104 days ago
View derosa's profile

Ohio Tool Company/Thistle Brand 07 jointer

108 days ago by derosa

Picked this up at an auction yesterday. Has some heavy rust on the bottom but...

5 105 days ago
View Charlie's profile

Hand saw questions

340 days ago by Charlie

OK so I am kinda diggin’ getting into more hand tools, but I have quest...

2 105 days ago
View Bugnurd's profile

Ilanoy planes?

106 days ago by Bugnurd

Ever hear of these planes. Are they decent? Any info would be great, there is...

7 105 days ago
View uygardogan's profile

Help needed for identification of a hand powered drill press

106 days ago by uygardogan

Hi, i bought a hand powered drill press from an old friend. It has only one l...

2 106 days ago
View toolmike's profile

used hand tools in Vancouver?

111 days ago by toolmike

Hi, Anyone know of any places that sell used hand tools in Vancouver? I...

2 106 days ago
View derosa's profile

Are stanley 80/81 thumbscrews a common size

106 days ago by derosa

I recently found a Stanley 80 and 81 which did have the rosewood bottom. Each...

2 106 days ago
View lateralus819's profile

Which sandpaper for flattening planes

108 days ago by lateralus819

I bought a bunch of belt sander belts, as i figured i could use them both for...

20 107 days ago
View Pendragon1998's profile

What's the story with the Woodwright's School Store?

108 days ago by Pendragon1998

I may have some time to visit the Woodwright’s School Store this week, ...

3 107 days ago
View JayT's profile

2014 LJ Hand Tool Calendar

204 days ago by JayT

The unofficial 2014 LumberJocks Hand Tool Calendar is done and available for ...

28 108 days ago
View cdnstudentwoodworker's profile

Plane identification help needed

109 days ago by cdnstudentwoodworker

Despite my best efforts i cant find a single thing on this plane , the diffic...

11 108 days ago
View Bugnurd's profile

CL Planes, worth a look?

108 days ago by Bugnurd

These were posted for $35 on Craigslist. I know nothing about wooden planes, ...

1 108 days ago
View Tedster's profile

Master Grip 12 Piece Set, Worth $100?

111 days ago by Tedster

I’d like to get started in carving but really clueless about chisels an...

22 108 days ago

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