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Miniature Scraper Plane - build process

05-28-2013 11:32 PM by ArtRafael

I am starting a new thread to document a build process of a new model –...

31 06-06-2013 08:49 PM
View redSLED's profile

Help On Old Vise Fix

06-06-2013 02:24 PM by redSLED

After much searching and waiting, I just acquired for free (gloating) an old ...

2 06-06-2013 02:47 PM
View toolmike's profile

Leg vise screw dimensions?

06-03-2013 04:14 AM by toolmike

Hi, I’m looking to build a “benchcrafted” look-alike leg...

2 06-06-2013 12:59 AM
View amagineer's profile

Wooden planes for sale

06-06-2013 12:32 AM by amagineer

Here is a Craigslist link for some unusual old wooden hand planes. http://...

0 06-06-2013 12:32 AM
View J. Crate Larkin's profile

How Many other WWs Don't Own a Powered Jointer?

06-03-2013 11:39 PM by J. Crate Larkin

I don’t- and haven’t owned a powered jointer in thirty years of w...

43 06-05-2013 11:34 PM
View CharlieM1958's profile

Plane Deal Alert

06-05-2013 04:01 PM by CharlieM1958

Am I missing something? Apart from the broken handles, this looks to me like ...

16 06-05-2013 10:13 PM
View jackcamino's profile

Please, help me identifying this hand plane.

05-29-2013 08:12 AM by jackcamino

I just received this plane I bought on ebay. This is intended to be an user ...

19 06-05-2013 07:03 PM
View mikewhite's profile

Stanley Mitre Box - Model Number?

06-05-2013 05:57 PM by mikewhite

I just found a nice old Stanley Mitre Box on Craigslist. The gentleman who li...

0 06-05-2013 05:57 PM
View 12strings's profile

travel sharpening tools

06-04-2013 01:55 AM by 12strings

What do you take with you on the road for sharpening? Your whole system, or ...

0 06-04-2013 01:55 AM
View NoLongerHere's profile

Taking the wife on a Lumber Yard Date

06-02-2013 03:15 PM by NoLongerHere

Man, …what a great weekend! I recently remodeled a master bath which inclu...

19 06-04-2013 01:53 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Two new hand planes.

06-04-2013 01:05 AM by lateralus819

Let’s try this again. Photobucket is being un-cooperative for some reas...

2 06-04-2013 01:12 AM
View 12strings's profile

Hand drill ID?

03-22-2013 01:39 PM by 12strings

Does anyone know what kind of hand drill this is. I picked it up at an antiq...

6 06-03-2013 09:37 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Woodriver shoulder plane?

12-03-2012 06:03 PM by BerBer5985

I just stumbled upon this. Looks nice but approaching Lee Valley pricing for...

8 06-03-2013 07:02 PM
View Dave's profile

Ever cut a tree down with a chisel?

05-27-2013 02:13 AM by Dave

If you have the time watch as the skilled North American Indian turns a tree ...

48 06-02-2013 10:19 PM
View garret64's profile

Starrett Combo Square

06-02-2013 10:11 AM by garret64

I have a Starret 12inch combo square stamped PAT. may 5th 1879 and on the o...

1 06-02-2013 11:56 AM
View TrBlu's profile

Question for the braintrust - Nails

06-01-2013 04:43 PM by TrBlu

I bought the contents of a shop cabinet this morning, at a tag sale. What ...

6 06-01-2013 08:13 PM
View Jim Finn's profile

Sharpening my card scraper

05-29-2013 06:55 PM by Jim Finn

I have a Stanley card scraper that I have had for years and I have had no luc...

7 05-31-2013 02:03 PM
View 12strings's profile

Adjustable Bit for Hand Brace

05-30-2013 12:29 PM by 12strings

(If you aren’t sure, what i”m talking about, it’s this̷...

7 05-30-2013 06:58 PM
View BertFlores58's profile

Hand saw for veneer cutting

05-24-2013 01:40 AM by BertFlores58

After researching on the internet ways of making veneers, the best method is ...

14 05-30-2013 05:51 AM
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05-28-2013 01:37 AM by MarkSr

I am posting this because many of you were asking about the measurements of t...

9 05-29-2013 04:15 AM

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