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View JustJoe's profile

Question about King Waterstones with the brown plastic holder.

07-28-2013 12:04 AM by JustJoe

Any chance that somebody has a 4,000 and a 6,000 King waterstone, the older o...

7 07-28-2013 01:13 AM
View Douglas's profile

Anyone tell who made this plane?

07-24-2013 08:57 PM by Douglas

A recent 2nd hand store find, I picked up the little rusty plane with a broke...

12 07-26-2013 09:04 PM
View 12strings's profile

felling Redwoods by hand!

07-26-2013 05:57 PM by 12strings

So you think you are a big, strong, hand-tool woodworker…check this out...

2 07-26-2013 08:01 PM
View tenderfoot's profile

Chisel queries

07-25-2013 07:47 AM by tenderfoot

Hello, this is my first post on the forum and it is quite apply named. How fl...

4 07-26-2013 03:48 AM
View paxorion's profile

Irwin Quick Grip XP BOGO Surprise

07-25-2013 07:40 PM by paxorion

During an impromptu stop at the Orange Big Box after lunch, I decided to take...

2 07-25-2013 10:37 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Help with Coffin Plane ID

07-23-2013 02:23 AM by Don Broussard

After reading Brad’s blog this evening on how a coffin smoother got a n...

5 07-24-2013 01:46 AM
View Don Broussard's profile

Morning Rustiquing

07-20-2013 10:33 PM by Don Broussard

Picked up a few items this morning. 3 Disstons with totes (one of which ha...

14 07-24-2013 01:21 AM
View hiswillus's profile

45 Shooting Board

07-20-2013 08:53 AM by hiswillus

I’m trying to shoot a piece of rough oak and having difficulty figuring...

1 07-24-2013 12:29 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Is camellia oil the same as camellia oil??

07-21-2013 11:38 AM by Benvolio

Only the tool suppliers who stock it seem go charge a fortune. Whereas hol...

7 07-23-2013 09:35 PM
View HutchPA's profile

Looking for Screw to Emmert #2 part 25K

07-23-2013 07:18 AM by HutchPA

I’m looking for the above part for my Emmert Vise. A turtleback that w...

2 07-23-2013 12:22 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Leather case maintenance.

07-22-2013 03:31 PM by JohnChung

What kind of maintenance regiment should I use to take care of my LN leather ...

8 07-23-2013 01:58 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Gent Saw vs Pistol Grip

07-21-2013 11:38 PM by Benvolio

It seems like the lions share of the cost difference between these two types ...

9 07-22-2013 09:44 PM
View DoctorJ's profile

Mystery tool

07-21-2013 11:55 PM by DoctorJ

Does anyone know what this set of tools is used for? It looks like a tra...

13 07-22-2013 08:42 PM
View gottobtrue's profile

Antique Try Square Identification

07-15-2013 06:39 AM by gottobtrue

I recently picked up an antique try square at an estate sale. There are no m...

4 07-22-2013 03:03 AM
View hawkeyeguy83's profile

Shapton Pro Stones Issue

07-16-2013 08:30 PM by hawkeyeguy83

Hi All, I recently picked up a set of 1K 5K and 8K Shapton Pro Stones. Ov...

14 07-21-2013 07:10 PM
View jusfine's profile

Free set of NEW chisels - cost of shipping only - one small catch...

06-14-2013 11:59 PM by jusfine

After recently purchasing a new set of chisels, I looked to make room for the...

31 07-20-2013 11:04 PM
View JJohnston's profile

Is this normal for a Stanley no. 7?

07-20-2013 03:41 PM by JJohnston

Here are some side-by-side shots of a Stanley no. 5 and a no. 7. When the iro...

15 07-20-2013 10:21 PM
View LukieB's profile

Vintage Stanley Sweetheart #3 plane auction for a good cause!!

02-17-2013 03:47 AM by LukieB

A few days ago I posted a request on the Hand Plane of Your Dreams forum to s...

9 07-20-2013 09:17 PM
View Loren's profile (online now)

York pitch vs. middle pitch

07-15-2013 05:29 AM by Loren

In hand planes standard is 45 degrees. Almost all ironbench planes have this...

15 07-20-2013 04:42 PM
View Brett's profile

New blades old bow saws?

07-19-2013 04:50 PM by Brett

I occasionally see old bow saws for sale online. I’ve hesitated to buy ...

3 07-20-2013 02:30 PM

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