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Source for tape measure with blank space at the beginning

10-09-2012 09:51 PM by Vermont Hardwoods

I hope this is the right forum – didn’t see what looked like a be...

33 03-21-2013 12:24 PM
View danofpaco's profile

Care for Starrett combo square?

03-19-2013 02:41 PM by danofpaco

So I came home the other day and there was a bag with a bow in my workshop. M...

16 03-21-2013 12:17 AM
View oldcans's profile

what kind of plane

03-19-2013 02:22 PM by oldcans

Last weekend I purchased a jointer plane at an estate sale and I was wonderin...

15 03-20-2013 09:57 PM
View AJThompson's profile

Stanley No. 5 C, Type 9 hand plane -- having a hard time finding them online

03-20-2013 08:44 AM by AJThompson

Hi folks, Long-time reader, first-time poster. :) I’ve bought a f...

9 03-20-2013 07:12 PM
View TinyTheGiant's profile

Hand plane information and repair.

03-20-2013 08:44 AM by TinyTheGiant

Hi All, I received a few planes this weekend as seen here:

2 03-20-2013 06:45 PM
View Marty5965's profile

Plane Info

03-19-2013 10:26 PM by Marty5965

Apologies if it has been mentioned before but I found this page with some goo...

1 03-20-2013 12:26 PM
View Sandra's profile

Hand planes for 15$ -bought Falcon Pope

03-15-2013 11:05 AM by Sandra

Good morning, Be still my beating heart. I just found this on Kijiji and ...

31 03-20-2013 03:29 AM
View needshave's profile

Stanley old iron

03-20-2013 02:31 AM by needshave

I have a neighbor, that is willing to sell me a #4 and a#7 stanley. Both have...

4 03-20-2013 02:59 AM
View Emma Walker's profile

Clamp till / storage rack, I'm looking for ideas.

01-13-2013 06:04 AM by Emma Walker

I thought about cutting an old wooden latter in half and screwing them togeth...

48 03-20-2013 02:38 AM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

A2 Plane Blades- Am I the only one who doesn't like 'em?

03-19-2013 05:51 PM by BigRedKnothead

Surely I’m not. I’ve wrestled with a some A2 blades, both Hock an...

11 03-20-2013 01:46 AM
View bandit571's profile

Dunlap/ West Germany planes?

03-18-2013 10:09 PM by bandit571

Ok, I am trying to find out whatever i can about these strange planes. The...

6 03-19-2013 09:53 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Pitting on sliding bevel arm

03-18-2013 09:49 PM by Benvolio

Hi there. The handle of my bevel gauge restoration came out a treat bu...

2 03-19-2013 05:09 PM
View JADobson's profile (online now)

Vibrating saw

03-17-2013 04:17 PM by JADobson

One of my first quality tools I’ve gotten is a Pax crosscut saw. I was ...

6 03-19-2013 03:10 PM
View Pittard's profile

Hand Plane Purchase Question....Need some help

01-21-2013 11:04 AM by Pittard

Hello all, first post. I’ve been lurking for a long time then signed u...

20 03-19-2013 02:18 AM
View SamuraiSaw's profile

When to replace the iron?

03-17-2013 11:23 PM by SamuraiSaw

I recently picked up a Stanley #4 from ebay. The plane was pretty rusty, but...

23 03-19-2013 12:41 AM
View Marty5965's profile

Scrub Plane - did I screw up?

03-18-2013 11:56 AM by Marty5965

Well I bid on a brand new LN 40 1/2 scrub plane on EBay and won it. It was a...

19 03-18-2013 11:13 PM
View ernie's profile

Stanley plane ID

03-07-2013 08:14 AM by ernie

New to Lumberjocks, new to woodworking. Have two planes from G Grandfather in...

11 03-18-2013 05:17 PM
View widdle's profile

Leather strop source

03-17-2013 03:22 AM by widdle

Wondering if there is a certain type or grade of leather that makes a good st...

6 03-17-2013 06:26 PM
View jimig11's profile

Cheap hong Kong style planer

03-17-2013 02:27 AM by jimig11

Hi all, virgin poster here, long time lurker lol. So I broke the cardinal rul...

3 03-17-2013 06:11 PM
View Brett's profile

Face vise: why is the screw off center?

03-13-2013 05:18 PM by Brett

Many traditional face vises look like this: The lead screw is not cent...

7 03-17-2013 05:48 PM

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