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I've got to quit seeing the UPS Girl

11-18-2012 06:27 PM by BubbaIBA

The UPS Girl has made a few drop off at Casa Chaos the last couple of weeks. ...

17 11-19-2012 07:24 PM
View jasmine's profile

help valuing Stanley planes for hospital thrift shop

11-19-2012 06:07 AM by jasmine

My small (9000 pop.) town has one general hospital. To help raise money it h...

8 11-19-2012 04:00 PM
View CarterR's profile

North Brothers "Yankee" 1530A Question

11-15-2012 03:58 PM by CarterR

First time posting on LJ’s. I recently acquired a North Brothers ̶...

2 11-19-2012 02:45 AM
View Planeman40's profile

Great Tool Deals You Won't Want To Miss!!!

11-18-2012 02:35 PM by Planeman40

6 11-18-2012 07:20 PM
View bandit571's profile

Three planes

11-17-2012 04:10 AM by bandit571

The three i’ve gotten over the past month or so. A Craftsman #4h, A...

0 11-17-2012 04:10 AM
View Holbs's profile (online now)

is this a hand plane or hand jointer?

11-17-2012 02:31 AM by Holbs

at some local auction…they are selling antique planes. if i’m no...

3 11-17-2012 04:09 AM
View steve6678's profile sells some pretty nice Planes

11-16-2012 12:58 AM by steve6678

I was scouting hand tools and came across was impressed with t...

5 11-16-2012 11:01 PM
View Brett's profile

Framing square not square

08-10-2012 11:17 PM by Brett

A couple years ago I bought a combination square at a home center. When I te...

8 11-16-2012 06:49 PM
View MajorJim's profile

Langdon Acme Rehab

11-16-2012 09:11 AM by MajorJim

Greetings! I have looked to this site for a long time as a reference and r...

3 11-16-2012 03:41 PM
View Arminius's profile

Learning to sharpen free hand

11-14-2012 02:06 PM by Arminius

I am wondering if anyone knows any good resources (articles, tutorials, video...

14 11-15-2012 02:39 PM
View Brett's profile

Attaching handle to Staney 720 socket chisel

07-21-2012 08:41 PM by Brett

I found a 1” Stanley 720 paring chisel at an antique mall while on vaca...

5 11-15-2012 02:55 AM
View RussellAP's profile

DeWalt DWE6401 DS 5 in VS Disk Sander

11-15-2012 01:52 AM by RussellAP

This smart unit combines a belt sander and a ROS. This thing is fast!Amps ...

0 11-15-2012 01:52 AM
View Donna Menke's profile

Estate Sale Goldmine?

11-13-2012 04:21 PM by Donna Menke

I need some advice on a bunch of old tools. I want to know if they have much ...

8 11-13-2012 09:36 PM
View MacSmacky's profile

Stanley 12-139 LA Block Plane $42.47 on Amazon

11-13-2012 05:55 AM by MacSmacky

I know the reviews for the new Stanley’s say quality is hit and miss, b...

1 11-13-2012 06:00 AM
View 47phord's profile

Totally Confused Hand Plane Newbie

11-09-2012 01:23 PM by 47phord

I bought an old #4 Stanley off of ebay a while ago and I’m finally gett...

14 11-13-2012 01:00 AM
View MikeInNOVA's profile

Woodcraft/Woodriver plane sale

11-01-2012 01:22 PM by MikeInNOVA

If anyone is thinking about getting a Woodriver plane, or giving hints for a ...

5 11-12-2012 10:16 PM
View Texchappy's profile

Is this a good plow plane to get?

11-12-2012 12:08 AM by Texchappy

On my continuing mission to build my basics of hand tool woodworking tool set...

9 11-12-2012 02:46 PM
View jacob34's profile

a trip to an antique shop

11-11-2012 05:44 PM by jacob34

So I have read on here frequently how fellow Lumberjocks on here look for use...

3 11-12-2012 02:35 PM
View steve6678's profile

Tips for removing dried glue

11-11-2012 01:42 AM by steve6678

I have always struggled with this.I try to sand all my parts down to 3 grits ...

28 11-12-2012 01:30 AM
View Smallcrafter's profile

Japanese Hand Tools of Your Dreams?

11-05-2012 12:10 PM by Smallcrafter

We have mallets, we have planes, and we even have screwdrivers of your dreams...

2 11-12-2012 01:04 AM

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