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More Thoughts on Sharpening

02-16-2014 03:43 AM by BubbaIBA

I’ve been thinking about the process of sharpening. Thinking, dangerous...

8 02-19-2014 04:40 AM
View Minorhero's profile

New drawknife or old??

02-17-2014 08:56 PM by Minorhero

The post says it all, should I buy a new draw knife or old? Assume I want to ...

10 02-18-2014 10:46 PM
View kabamaru's profile

Help needed with hand countersink

02-17-2014 09:29 PM by kabamaru

Hello everybody, I really need your help. I’m an amateur woodworker ...

7 02-18-2014 10:05 AM
View DHS's profile

Question: Honing a camber on a smoothing plane iron

02-14-2014 04:38 PM by DHS

I recently puchased a metal-bodied smoothing plane (Bedrock 604) that I fitte...

6 02-18-2014 05:56 AM
View gamygeezer's profile

Going Hybrid?

02-04-2014 08:24 PM by gamygeezer

I’ve been puttering around in the shop, but mostly doing “armchai...

19 02-17-2014 11:53 PM
View kaerlighedsbamsen's profile

How a plane works really close up

01-02-2014 10:09 PM by kaerlighedsbamsen

Found this video that shows how a hand plane works filmed through a microscop...

16 02-17-2014 08:04 PM
View basswood's profile

Looking for the Japanese Video on Plane Iron Angles/Chipbreaker Effects

02-14-2014 03:29 PM by basswood

A month or two ago, someone posted a 30 minute or so video by a research univ...

2 02-17-2014 06:52 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

An inexpensive way to add vises to a bench?

02-16-2014 07:02 PM by HarveyDunn

I’m a newbie, setting up workspace on a tight budget – not enough...

16 02-17-2014 04:41 PM
View MalcolmLaurel's profile

Another "whatizzit" post...

02-17-2014 01:38 AM by MalcolmLaurel

Here are two items I inherited from my father (Dad was fond of buying any odd...

2 02-17-2014 01:59 AM
View Steve's profile

Find of the month!

02-15-2014 09:24 PM by Steve

Got really lucky on Kijiji found a record #52 vise, a record 3-SB swivel base...

7 02-16-2014 03:46 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Are flush cutting saws all "one sided"

02-15-2014 03:54 PM by HarveyDunn

I have a “flush cutting saw” that I bought at a yard sale. No mak...

12 02-16-2014 01:47 PM
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Pendragon1998's stupid questions thread

02-10-2014 05:58 AM by Pendragon1998

I’m pretty new at all of this, so I thought I might want to keep all my...

7 02-16-2014 04:29 AM
View Gene Howe's profile

Anybody know anything about this plane?

02-13-2014 03:46 PM by Gene Howe

Picked this up a few years ago. No identifying marks. The remaining blade is ...

15 02-15-2014 01:45 PM
View Goodsh's profile

Waterstone froze but did not break and now won't sharpen

02-14-2014 04:28 AM by Goodsh

Okay so apparently I took my waterstone out to the garage when it was not qui...

11 02-15-2014 03:21 AM
View seamus999's profile

Planes on the Cheap

01-30-2014 02:55 PM by seamus999

I’ve been reading a bit and while I do know enough to get started I tho...

16 02-15-2014 02:04 AM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Suggestions for a starter sharpening kit without wet mess

02-13-2014 05:19 PM by HarveyDunn

I need to get my first sharpening set-up. I’m starting from zero –...

21 02-14-2014 11:00 PM
View AUBrian's profile

Woodpeckers precision woodworking square or T-square?

02-10-2014 04:58 PM by AUBrian

The title says it all. I’m looking to increase my precision, and am lo...

17 02-14-2014 05:57 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Harbor freight chisels

02-14-2014 12:01 AM by diverlloyd

Hey jocks, I was wondering if any of you guys have first hand experience with...

10 02-14-2014 02:41 AM
View Vincent Nocito's profile

$5 Thrift Store Find - Stanley #122 Liberty Bell Hand Plane

01-31-2014 01:10 AM by Vincent Nocito

I was looking around in a local thrift store and tucked away on the shelf...

20 02-14-2014 01:49 AM
View jasonburr's profile

Amazon & Premium Tools

02-12-2014 02:00 PM by jasonburr

Hey guys. I received a $200 Amazon giftcard for my birthday and need some hel...

15 02-13-2014 06:09 AM

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