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Question for those of you who use the Veritas plow plane

10-14-2012 06:32 PM by Bill Szydlo

I am considering purchasing the Veritas plow plane and am curious if those of...

4 10-15-2012 02:40 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Help with picking out Veritas hand planes

10-14-2012 09:12 PM by yellowtruck75

My wife wants a Christmas list so I am picking out some Veritas hand planes. ...

5 10-15-2012 12:28 PM
View Texchappy's profile

Movers and hand tools question

10-13-2012 07:30 PM by Texchappy

Health has taken a turn for the worse lately and haven’t been able to g...

10 10-15-2012 10:28 AM
View corpmule's profile

Hand Grinder and Wheel Size

07-25-2012 02:21 PM by corpmule

I’ve been looking for a hand grinder to use in sharpening tools (Axes, ...

8 10-14-2012 07:46 PM
View Ben's profile

How do butt locking bevel gauges work?

10-14-2012 01:25 AM by Ben

Does anyone know how the butt locking thumbscrew mechanism works for bevel ga...

2 10-14-2012 03:34 PM
View shipwright's profile

Free V8 Degree Marquetry logo

10-13-2012 01:30 AM by shipwright

When I cut the marquetry logo for my wedge powered bench, I cut it in Boulle ...

6 10-14-2012 01:03 AM
View Douglas's profile

identifying this combo waterstone

10-13-2012 09:41 PM by Douglas

I was given a combination waterstone, and I’d like to start using it. B...

2 10-13-2012 11:42 PM
View shelly_b's profile

Do I really need to spend $50 to get a square square????

10-05-2012 11:36 PM by shelly_b

I really need a square that is 100% square…do I really have to spend $5...

35 10-13-2012 01:02 PM
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10-12-2012 12:55 AM by JuniorJoiner

Since it is almost Halloween, I thought I would poll the electorate and see w...

15 10-12-2012 09:08 PM
View Alexandre's profile

Vertias PM-V11.... Yes.. you guessed it...

09-29-2012 10:04 PM by Alexandre

Yup, I bought a Pm-V11 Chisel today… Actually, I bought the 3/8” ...

19 10-12-2012 03:16 PM
View layne's profile

Sneak peek Engraved Bridge City

10-12-2012 02:42 PM by layne

I’m working on a Bridge City low angle for a client. Thought I would gi...

1 10-12-2012 02:44 PM
View Don Johnson's profile

Scratch Awl

10-02-2012 10:44 AM by Don Johnson

When watching Matthias Wandel’s excellent videos, I often see him using...

10 10-11-2012 11:08 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Hand Saw sharpening Service?

10-11-2012 12:43 AM by ChrisCarr

Can anyone recommend a service for sharpening some old disston & warrante...

3 10-11-2012 08:32 PM
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Stanley planes book on Ebay << The Stanley Plane by Alvin Sellens >>

10-09-2012 10:31 AM by BigYin

The Stanley Plane by Alvin Sellens British Ebay sale # 360472737617 ...

0 10-09-2012 10:31 AM
View natew's profile


10-09-2012 01:45 AM by natew

First off thanks for everyones help, i have wrote everything down and taken e...

4 10-09-2012 04:21 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Can you help me identify the manufacturer of this duplex shoulder plane?

10-03-2012 10:17 PM by Lee Barker

8 7/8” long, 3 15/16” tall, 5/8” thick. ...

11 10-09-2012 03:16 AM
View natew's profile

just need opinions

10-08-2012 03:46 PM by natew

i am not some advertisement i’m just trying to figure out what tools i ...

14 10-09-2012 02:43 AM
View MarkwithaK's profile

Help with found plane?

10-08-2012 08:25 PM by MarkwithaK

I found this old Stanley #4 stashed in my garage. It was stashed away...

11 10-09-2012 01:05 AM
View Kv0nT's profile

Stanley No. 5 Type 5

10-08-2012 07:55 PM by Kv0nT

Hey, I just picked up a Stanley No. 5 Type 5 for 18 bucks ( I checked that Pa...

9 10-08-2012 09:33 PM
View jamesicus's profile

North Bros. "YANKEE" Tools

10-08-2012 08:27 PM by jamesicus

I have installed the following web pages relating to North Bros.”Yankee...

0 10-08-2012 08:27 PM

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