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$8 Yard sale find?

06-28-2013 07:06 PM by bandit571

seems to be a Gem of a find, too Just three pieces of wood, some metal par...

5 06-29-2013 02:53 AM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

help me restore this great old bench

05-22-2013 08:33 PM by JoeRPhilly

I was lucky enough to find this old workbench for free on Craigslist. I know...

35 06-28-2013 12:29 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Am I the only one who finds this annoying.... ?

06-23-2013 02:12 PM by Benvolio

The current mainstream hand cut dovetail method seems to use a cutting guage ...

36 06-27-2013 09:06 PM
View felkadelic's profile

Rustoleum Neverwet

06-21-2013 02:53 PM by felkadelic

I just became aware of this product, a spray-on water repelling barrier. Wou...

11 06-27-2013 08:16 PM
View groy87's profile

Bowl adze question

06-26-2013 06:04 AM by groy87

I recently saw a video of David Fischer using an adze to carve large bowls an...

5 06-27-2013 02:53 AM
View Belg1960's profile

Bessey standard K body?

06-26-2013 01:12 AM by Belg1960

I was wondering can this style clamp(not Revo style) be utilized as a spreade...

2 06-26-2013 01:26 AM
View jamesicus's profile

My favorite tools for which I have a great fondness

06-25-2013 03:29 AM by jamesicus

I love vintage woodworking hand tools. For me there is a lot of satisfaction ...

2 06-25-2013 12:19 PM
View bjohns's profile

Help Identify this tool!

06-24-2013 07:42 AM by bjohns

Hello everyone, I’m wondering if anyone knows what this ...

4 06-25-2013 04:01 AM
View Dale 's profile

Advise from hand plane guys

06-23-2013 05:06 PM by Dale

I’m a 70 year old woodworker that only recently got into hand planes. B...

6 06-24-2013 04:56 PM
View RonInOhio's profile

Empire Bevel Gauge Needs a Washer . (resolved)

06-23-2013 10:33 PM by RonInOhio

Nothing burns me more than buying a simple device , with one simple job , and...

6 06-24-2013 06:30 AM
View bandit571's profile

Flattening a board, ala The schwarz

06-23-2013 04:02 PM by bandit571

According to handplane bacis on the Woodqwright’s shop. I happened ...

3 06-23-2013 04:59 PM
View poopiekat's profile

One Hour's Worth of Yard Sale Discoveries Today!!

06-22-2013 08:22 PM by poopiekat

All within a one mile radius of the house today….Skipping over the ranc...

7 06-23-2013 03:35 PM
View DerekV's profile

Hand tool / vintage tool shops in Houston

06-23-2013 08:18 AM by DerekV

Does anyone in the Houston area know of any places like this? I’ve goo...

1 06-23-2013 02:30 PM
View bandit571's profile

Lost soul came home?

06-19-2013 09:19 PM by bandit571

Box came in the mail today, from Paris…. ( wait for it) Ohio. Looke...

3 06-23-2013 12:37 AM
View rfusca's profile

Products for restoring old hand planes

06-22-2013 06:39 PM by rfusca

I’ve been restoring some old hand planes and just wanted to drop this i...

3 06-22-2013 11:17 PM
View davidroberts's profile

Raleigh NC, Old Tools

06-19-2013 04:25 AM by davidroberts

I’ll be visiting and staying in Raleigh for the next few days and was w...

8 06-22-2013 01:23 PM
View DonEBeasley's profile

Back to Basics

06-20-2013 08:49 AM by DonEBeasley

New to the forum and the site. After 20+years away from woodwork, I have deci...

11 06-21-2013 06:23 PM
View mds2's profile

Plane find from a friend

06-19-2013 07:47 PM by mds2

A co-worker of mine is cleaning out his grandfather’s wood shop and cam...

12 06-21-2013 02:09 PM
View Greg In Maryland's profile

Rust Hunting in Western Pennsylvania

06-21-2013 03:33 AM by Greg In Maryland

Hi, I’m heading to Western Pennsylvania over the 4th of July weekend...

1 06-21-2013 10:42 AM
View Culbertson's profile

Help Identifying Grandfather's Old Tools

06-20-2013 08:49 AM by Culbertson

Hello All! Need help in Identifying some old woodworking tools of my grandfat...

17 06-21-2013 10:42 AM

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