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Stanley #13-052 plough plane

11-07-2012 12:02 AM by BigJohn

Hello. I recently bought this plough plane for $30 and shipping was $42 from...

3 11-07-2012 09:14 PM
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FREE EMC calculator app for iPhone and Android

11-07-2012 04:35 PM by WoodGoddess

Hey Lumberjocks and Janes!!! Guess what?! Wagner Meters just launched a ne...

0 11-07-2012 04:35 PM
View djang000's profile

First hand plane; another question!

11-02-2012 12:23 PM by djang000

Hi guys I know you probably answer this one a gazillion of times, but I di...

23 11-07-2012 11:43 AM
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My review of the wood river chisel plane

10-04-2012 09:51 PM by panofish

I just bought a wood river chisel plane and created a short video review.Let ...

2 11-07-2012 02:30 AM
View rusty2010's profile

What ie this

11-06-2012 10:45 PM by rusty2010

Does anyone know what kind of tool this is?

13 11-07-2012 02:25 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Daddy has new tools.

11-06-2012 07:52 PM by RussellAP

I love the UPS guy. He brings me stuff sometimes 4 or 5 at a time. today I...

7 11-07-2012 01:05 AM
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Construction Grade SYP Roubo

11-04-2012 04:49 PM by BubbaIBA

I made some photos of the shop this AM, so I guess I’ll post photos of ...

6 11-05-2012 08:56 PM
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Rule Marking Uses

11-05-2012 04:14 PM by Handtooler

LJ’s, I possess a Rabone Chesterman 36” four fold boxwood rule, ...

0 11-05-2012 04:14 PM
View pariswoodworking's profile

SCORE! New plane for the collection.

11-02-2012 05:44 PM by pariswoodworking

I went to a garage sale the other day, and happened upon this rusty old plane...

8 11-05-2012 01:10 PM
View steve6678's profile

Sanding - best/good soft form-able sanding pad?? for round overs, raised panels, etc.

11-05-2012 02:31 AM by steve6678

I have struggled with sanding these areas for years.Sanding sponges, uggg.Han...

3 11-05-2012 12:44 PM
View gepatino's profile

How should I finish the sole of a wooden hand plane?

10-26-2012 02:28 PM by gepatino

I’m trying to restore and old handplane we’ve found in a toolbox ...

20 11-05-2012 11:37 AM
View BubbaIBA's profile (online now)

Sharpening Station

11-04-2012 03:59 PM by BubbaIBA

I tend to be agnostic as to what is the true way to sharpen tools. How I sha...

2 11-05-2012 02:01 AM
View HermanKuhn's profile

hand brace drill woes

11-04-2012 12:55 AM by HermanKuhn

Okay, so I have a 1/2” Irwin hand brace drill bit, bored some really ha...

1 11-05-2012 01:51 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Why are my board lengths different?

11-03-2012 07:13 PM by RussellAP

I’ve been working with a tape measure that stays put when you pull it o...

20 11-04-2012 07:39 PM
View Charlie's profile

Plane iron camber without a grinder?

11-01-2012 10:50 PM by Charlie

OK, another plane iron question. I don’t have a grinder to reshape the ...

13 11-02-2012 01:03 PM
View steve6678's profile

affordable chisels

10-28-2012 12:51 AM by steve6678

Narex…yes or no?

25 11-02-2012 02:13 AM
View venicewoodworker's profile

Stanley #2

10-31-2012 01:30 AM by venicewoodworker

I need help. I picked up a #2 Stanley that needs some help. I bought some v...

12 11-01-2012 01:15 PM
View jap's profile

Should i get a lee valley low angle jack or lie-neilson low angle jack?

10-24-2012 09:28 PM by jap

It will get used mostly for shooting end-grain. None of my restored plane hav...

14 10-27-2012 04:43 PM
View Charlie's profile

Question for plane restorers

10-25-2012 10:37 PM by Charlie

I bought a couple of planes as I only had a #7 Anant and a pretty nasty Sears...

17 10-27-2012 01:55 PM
View bonobo's profile

Newest "The Woodwright's Shop" audio out of sync

10-18-2012 04:28 PM by bonobo

I’m just wondering if anyone else is having difficulty viewing the post...

8 10-25-2012 10:33 PM

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