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Handplane Setup/Use - Do my plans make sense?

06-08-2013 11:04 AM by stefang

THIS POST IS PROMPTED BY MY NEW PLANESI just took delivery on some relatively...

5 06-10-2013 08:41 AM
View hiswillus's profile

Flattening plane blade back.

05-10-2013 05:47 PM by hiswillus

Fellow woodworkers, I desperately need someones help! Someone with the in...

29 06-08-2013 10:06 PM
View hhhopks's profile

Missing Jaws

01-23-2012 03:23 AM by hhhopks

Save the Yankee. I have just gotten a 2101A Yankee drill brace. The handle ...

5 06-08-2013 03:31 PM
View JADobson's profile

Disston Canada K-14

06-08-2013 04:06 AM by JADobson

Can anyone tell me anything about this saw. It is a Disston Canada K-14. I lo...

1 06-08-2013 04:44 AM
View SteveKnnn's profile

Organization Zrant

06-05-2013 04:12 PM by SteveKnnn

Well this morning I decided to finally set-up and cut some lock-miter joints ...

11 06-08-2013 03:07 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Final Polishing of Blades - Old Wives Tales??

05-11-2013 11:32 PM by Benvolio

So for a newbie getting into the hand tool world, the mantra seems to be `...

16 06-07-2013 10:38 PM
View bandit571's profile

Buck brothers smooth planes???

06-03-2013 07:46 PM by bandit571

Is there a list of who makes these? I have one #4 size. I can go look...

4 06-07-2013 03:43 PM
View SRRieman's profile

Stanely Spokeshave No. ??? You tell me....Hand tool experts

06-07-2013 01:15 AM by SRRieman

I picked up this spokeshave in a lot of five after my latest hand tool binge ...

4 06-07-2013 02:00 AM
View layne's profile

Hand Engraved Ron Brese is Complete!

06-06-2013 05:24 PM by layne

Here is the latest out of the Southern Custom Engraving shop. I started this...

7 06-06-2013 10:39 PM
View ArtRafael's profile

Miniature Scraper Plane - build process

05-28-2013 11:32 PM by ArtRafael

I am starting a new thread to document a build process of a new model –...

31 06-06-2013 08:49 PM
View redSLED's profile

Help On Old Vise Fix

06-06-2013 02:24 PM by redSLED

After much searching and waiting, I just acquired for free (gloating) an old ...

2 06-06-2013 02:47 PM
View toolmike's profile

Leg vise screw dimensions?

06-03-2013 04:14 AM by toolmike

Hi, I’m looking to build a “benchcrafted” look-alike leg...

2 06-06-2013 12:59 AM
View amagineer's profile

Wooden planes for sale

06-06-2013 12:32 AM by amagineer

Here is a Craigslist link for some unusual old wooden hand planes. http://...

0 06-06-2013 12:32 AM
View J. Crate Larkin's profile

How Many other WWs Don't Own a Powered Jointer?

06-03-2013 11:39 PM by J. Crate Larkin

I don’t- and haven’t owned a powered jointer in thirty years of w...

43 06-05-2013 11:34 PM
View CharlieM1958's profile

Plane Deal Alert

06-05-2013 04:01 PM by CharlieM1958

Am I missing something? Apart from the broken handles, this looks to me like ...

16 06-05-2013 10:13 PM
View jackcamino's profile

Please, help me identifying this hand plane.

05-29-2013 08:12 AM by jackcamino

I just received this plane I bought on ebay. This is intended to be an user ...

19 06-05-2013 07:03 PM
View mikewhite's profile

Stanley Mitre Box - Model Number?

06-05-2013 05:57 PM by mikewhite

I just found a nice old Stanley Mitre Box on Craigslist. The gentleman who li...

0 06-05-2013 05:57 PM
View 12strings's profile

travel sharpening tools

06-04-2013 01:55 AM by 12strings

What do you take with you on the road for sharpening? Your whole system, or ...

0 06-04-2013 01:55 AM
View NoLongerHere's profile

Taking the wife on a Lumber Yard Date

06-02-2013 03:15 PM by NoLongerHere

Man, …what a great weekend! I recently remodeled a master bath which inclu...

19 06-04-2013 01:53 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Two new hand planes.

06-04-2013 01:05 AM by lateralus819

Let’s try this again. Photobucket is being un-cooperative for some reas...

2 06-04-2013 01:12 AM

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