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Plane blades

895 days ago by BobM001

I have the opportunity to purchase either a “vintage” USA manufac...

5 895 days ago
View Wayne's profile

Miller falls #140 / Shelton #9/ Stanley knuckle joint block plane for parts

896 days ago by Wayne

Anyone in need of any parts?... I have a Miller falls #140 that is good for ...

1 895 days ago
View Brett's profile

Wooden shoulder planes?

896 days ago by Brett

Has anyone use a wooden shoulder plane for trimming shoulders on tenons? How...

2 896 days ago
View bandit571's profile (online now)

Cleaning a saw plate?

896 days ago by bandit571

I have several saws that need a bit of shine applied to their plates. Don...

1 896 days ago
View Brad's profile

How do you finish your vintage chisel handles?

897 days ago by Brad

I’ve been putting together a set of English firmer chisels. Now that I&...

4 896 days ago
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Re-hab a handplane

897 days ago by bandit571

An old Stanley Liberty Bell #129. Needed an “up-grade” of sort...

9 896 days ago
View BubbaIBA's profile

Sharpening Skizoid

897 days ago by BubbaIBA

I know, I know, pick a method a stick with it. I would guess I’ve trie...

2 896 days ago
View Willeh's profile

Problems cutting Mortise/Tenon joins

897 days ago by Willeh

Good Morning Folks, Relatively new to the art of hand cutting mortise and ...

6 897 days ago
View bandit571's profile (online now)

Re-habbing a saw?

901 days ago by bandit571

Got tired of a plastic handle on my backsaw. Just an old cheapo from WAY ba...

6 897 days ago
View m3rkury's profile

Block plane missing cam lever

900 days ago by m3rkury

I recently decided to get back into woodworking, and after reading some posts...

2 900 days ago
View Brett's profile

Saws by "Warren and Ted Superior"?

901 days ago by Brett

I come across a lot more saws with medallions that say “Warrented Super...

3 900 days ago
View Brett's profile

Stanley Bailey plane iron

903 days ago by Brett

I bought a Stanley Bailey No. 6 online recently. It appears to be a Type 10 ...

9 901 days ago
View andy6601's profile

Elm or Sycmore Wood for Hand Tool Work

937 days ago by andy6601

I was wondering if anyone has used elm for for hand tool work and to make fur...

3 903 days ago
View oi2342001's profile

Is this price right? $1,200 hand saw on Ebay

904 days ago by oi2342001

I’m looking for a rip saw on Ebay and this was the first item to come u...

10 903 days ago
View KenBry's profile

lie nielsen show is coming to town, what to get???

911 days ago by KenBry

The Lie Neilsen show is comming to Phoenix, AZ (mesa) this weekend. I have a ...

19 904 days ago
View Brett's profile

Finding a machine shop to flatten the sole of a plane

910 days ago by Brett

If I want to find a machine shop to flat the sole of a jointer plane (and pos...

14 904 days ago
View CartersWhittling's profile

Infill Scrub Plane?

907 days ago by CartersWhittling

Hello.I was doing some research on scrub planes and a question came to me. Ar...

9 904 days ago
View NoviceWoodworker's profile

Tuning a Block Plane - Is Silicon Carbide Sandpaper required?

905 days ago by NoviceWoodworker

I purchased a block plane and while watching an episode of Woodsmith Shop the...

2 905 days ago
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I want to hand carve a watch movement

906 days ago by blakebcg

How difficult would this be? I’ve never carved anything in my entire li...

5 905 days ago
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Veritas Side Rabbet Plane

907 days ago by tenontim

I’ve looked through all of the plane reviews, but couldn’t find a...

9 905 days ago

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