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Merry Christmas To all Hand Tool Lovers

12-25-2013 01:21 PM by JustplaneJeff

From my shop to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

7 12-25-2013 07:39 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Help me spend my bonus!

12-23-2013 11:53 PM by lateralus819

So i received a nice christmas bonus from work. Perfect timing too, need some...

10 12-25-2013 03:32 PM
View Thrakintosh's profile

Veritas Mk. II Honing Gauge Issues

12-24-2013 01:36 AM by Thrakintosh

All, I have one of these… have for a year plus and though it seems l...

6 12-25-2013 01:25 AM
View jack43's profile

Wooden Drill Brace

12-19-2013 07:03 PM by jack43

A friend gave me an old wooden hand brace. I can’t find any identificat...

3 12-24-2013 11:37 PM
View ErikF's profile

Carbide Saw Files?

12-24-2013 05:08 AM by ErikF

Does anyone know where I can find triangular saw files made of carbide? The f...

4 12-24-2013 10:36 PM
View mbs's profile

How do you sharpen curved scrapers?

12-23-2013 03:52 AM by mbs

They’re handy tools when sharp but I can’t find any good informat...

7 12-24-2013 02:45 AM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Paul Sellers dressing out a board by hand

12-23-2013 05:06 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I just watched both parts of Paul Sellers dressing out a board from a log by ...

13 12-24-2013 12:37 AM
View ashahidan's profile

Sharpening plane blades and chisels

12-21-2013 02:53 AM by ashahidan

When my chisel or ny plane blade get dull I rubs the cutting edge bevel on a...

26 12-23-2013 11:58 PM
View jimbotheconflictor's profile

Hand planing - Boards end up hollowed

12-16-2013 05:04 PM by jimbotheconflictor

I’m just getting started with hand planes and prepping stock by hand an...

6 12-23-2013 08:35 PM
View BentheViking's profile

A $1000 gift card to Lee Valley

12-22-2013 02:11 PM by BentheViking

Not sure if anyone is following along with the PWW 31 days of Christmas conte...

11 12-23-2013 02:00 AM
View Matt Przybylski's profile

#4 Smoother vs. Bevel-Up Smoother

12-21-2013 04:25 AM by Matt Przybylski

I went a bit nuts on the Lee Valley Cyber Monday sale and picked up a PMV-11 ...

13 12-22-2013 07:34 PM
View Texchappy's profile

Best Bench Chisel Out there?

05-24-2012 01:27 AM by Texchappy

A couple of restrictions: no metric and American made (maybe Canadian or Engl...

35 12-21-2013 01:45 AM
View PaulDoug's profile

Sharpening a Draw Knife

12-18-2013 11:25 PM by PaulDoug

I have a draw knife that I seldom use but I think they are cool. Anyway, tod...

7 12-21-2013 12:53 AM
View jeffwedekind's profile

veritas carcass saw for dovetailing

12-18-2013 07:22 PM by jeffwedekind

Hi Jocks,Getting into the hand-cut dovetail realm and am in need of a new saw...

3 12-20-2013 01:49 AM
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12-16-2013 05:32 PM by stefang

Most of my modest knowledge about hand planes comes from the net. The one thi...

44 12-19-2013 09:08 AM
View mds4752's profile

Market value for Lie-Nielson used planes?

12-18-2013 03:49 AM by mds4752

I may have a chance to purchase some used Lie-Nielson planes from a gentleman...

5 12-19-2013 03:54 AM
View SoDakWoodworker's profile

VeritasĀ® Rip & Crosscut Tenon Saws

12-14-2013 11:00 AM by SoDakWoodworker

Hey, has anyone yet tried the new Veritas Rip & Crosscut Tenon Saws yet? ...

4 12-19-2013 03:06 AM
View Don W's profile

Looking for a copy of The Gristmill Publication

12-18-2013 03:55 PM by Don W

For anyone who is a member of the Mid-West Tool Collectors Association, I am ...

0 12-18-2013 03:55 PM
View Kv0nT's profile

Lie Neilsen's new tapered crosscut saw.

12-18-2013 12:49 AM by Kv0nT

Is it me or is the new Lie Neilsen tapered crosscut saw a total joke. Just b...

8 12-18-2013 08:06 AM
View alohafromberkeley's profile

Diamond Paste Substrates

12-08-2013 09:23 PM by alohafromberkeley

Hi everyone, as a lot of you know, I’m really a newb to hand tools (act...

10 12-18-2013 06:09 AM

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