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View Ray's profile

If you had to give up...

01-26-2014 11:50 PM by Ray

..a LN bevel up Jack or a Bedrock 605.5(super tuned and milled by TT)- which ...

6 01-28-2014 03:25 AM
View ant17r's profile

Face clamps out of Quick Grip clamps?

01-24-2014 05:26 PM by ant17r

Hi everyone, Any ideas out there on how to make my own face camps (like th...

6 01-28-2014 02:41 AM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Sargent #415C Refurb -- WAS:eBay Can Still Have Bargain Handplanes

09-10-2013 05:46 PM by HorizontalMike

I stumbled across this Sargent #415C this past week and was able to pick it u...

37 01-28-2014 01:13 AM
View 2x4x10's profile

looking for a recommendation for a beginner plane?

01-23-2014 02:50 AM by 2x4x10

I’m new and I’m trying to determine a universal entry level plan ...

14 01-27-2014 06:59 AM
View jasonburr's profile

Cutting Perfectly Straight Using Hand Saw

01-15-2014 11:49 AM by jasonburr

Hey gang. I am very new to woodworking and an trying to make a crosscut saw h...

6 01-27-2014 01:10 AM
View Bart Steed's profile

Where to buy used Stanley Bailey handplanes (besides eBay, please).

01-21-2014 09:47 PM by Bart Steed

I’ve checked my local flea markets and done seemingly countless online ...

36 01-27-2014 12:48 AM
View redmosquito1's profile

Red bodied #4?

01-26-2014 06:56 AM by redmosquito1

Hello all, looking for some help a red bodied #4 plane I got on ebay....

6 01-27-2014 12:43 AM
View rhybeka's profile

picture of chisel in honing guide?

01-24-2014 04:56 PM by rhybeka

yeah – I know this is probably a stupid question, but I’m going t...

12 01-26-2014 09:36 PM
View paxorion's profile

Type of sandpaper to flatten hand plane soles

01-24-2014 12:37 AM by paxorion

I wanted to know what type of sandpaper I should be using to flatten hand pla...

8 01-25-2014 04:12 AM
View Hellough's profile

Shoulder Plane Shopping

01-24-2014 12:21 AM by Hellough

I’m sure there is a thread that would assist me in this endeavor, and i...

16 01-25-2014 03:08 AM
View ArchBaker's profile

Makita RF1101 Fixed Base Router Experiences?

01-24-2014 09:19 AM by ArchBaker

I am in the market for a new router after my decades old craftsman finally ga...

0 01-24-2014 09:19 AM
View skipj's profile

Help I.D. this hand saw

01-14-2014 02:24 PM by skipj

I got this saw at a garage sale for 2$. I have never seen a handle like t...

14 01-24-2014 03:12 AM
View Bart Steed's profile

Sloppy chiseled dovetails... Looking for a coping saw approach...

01-21-2014 02:35 AM by Bart Steed

I’ve been following Paul Sellers on YouTube as I continue to learn this...

21 01-23-2014 07:39 PM
View zwwizard's profile

Japanese handsaws

01-22-2014 10:45 PM by zwwizard

I am looking for a plan/article that some magazine had a few years ago, about...

3 01-23-2014 06:39 PM
View 12strings's profile

lock mitre planes?

01-22-2014 11:39 PM by 12strings

Silly question perhaps, has anyone ever heard of a lock mitre molding plane? ...

2 01-23-2014 01:36 AM
View Bundoman's profile

Whatzit used for? My grand dad's small Atkins saw..

01-22-2014 12:29 PM by Bundoman

All, I am not that familiar with handsaws so curious what this size of Atk...

4 01-22-2014 11:42 PM
View jasonburr's profile

How to cut a rabbet without a rabbet plane?

01-22-2014 04:41 PM by jasonburr

Hey gang. I am looking for some advice. I am building 4 drawers about 23̶...

13 01-22-2014 11:16 PM
View RichardDePetris's profile

Help me understand the Handplane

12-11-2013 07:02 PM by RichardDePetris

As a new woodworker, I am trying to learn as much as I can about hand planing...

20 01-22-2014 07:02 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Hides for Strops

01-19-2014 01:34 AM by Don Broussard

I’ve seen a few mentions in the fora recently about strops. Do animal ...

43 01-22-2014 05:29 PM
View SurfHunter's profile

Getting ready to buy the LN Bronze #4 Smooth plane

01-13-2014 02:36 AM by SurfHunter

I’m getting ready to start a project for a buddy of mine and he usually...

20 01-22-2014 04:25 AM

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