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Hand Planes - Why?

03-08-2013 02:43 AM by BoxJoint

I’m a little embarrassed to show my lack of understanding but I figure ...

54 03-13-2013 02:57 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

What is Safest Way? --- 1/2in Roundover Bits on Totes

03-10-2013 03:32 PM by HorizontalMike

I have started making my own hand plane totes and knobs and am wondering abou...

41 03-12-2013 02:44 PM
View LMFS's profile

old planes

03-12-2013 03:59 AM by LMFS

I have four planes of my Dad’s I’d like to sell b...

4 03-12-2013 02:08 PM
View dpjeansonne's profile

board edge cleanup -- which plane to use?

03-11-2013 03:05 PM by dpjeansonne

I am just getting into using hand planes in my shop and find them interesting...

6 03-12-2013 12:53 AM
View 12strings's profile

No. 3 vs. No. 4 Smoothing plane?

03-07-2013 11:41 PM by 12strings

I suppose this question is for people who consider themselves to have “...

16 03-11-2013 01:46 PM
View jdh122's profile

scraper plane problem

03-10-2013 06:32 PM by jdh122

I wonder if anyone can help me. I recently acquired a Veritas scraper plane a...

8 03-11-2013 12:38 PM
View KenBry's profile

What are the "Essential" hand planes to own?

02-26-2012 09:08 PM by KenBry

As I am buying Hand planes and increasing my hand tool items. I am wondering ...

14 03-11-2013 04:34 AM
View Milo's profile

Hand Plane Restoration: How long in the bath?

02-22-2013 11:21 AM by Milo

Hey folks, I have some hand plane parts in an eletrolytic bath, and I was ...

45 03-11-2013 02:57 AM
View ScrubPlane's profile

Creating a camber on a plane blade?

03-10-2013 09:36 PM by ScrubPlane

I’ve been exploring and using hand planes more and more over the last t...

7 03-11-2013 12:45 AM
View SeaFarin's profile

What is this tool?

03-10-2013 07:40 AM by SeaFarin

Does anyone know what kind of tool this is and how it was used? ...

8 03-10-2013 09:33 PM
View Ron Harper's profile

Very good info on sensitive topic

03-09-2013 02:48 PM by Ron Harper

See Shannon’s blog on exotics. Injects a few facts into an importa...

8 03-10-2013 01:38 PM
View jm540's profile

divorce sale sory to spam

03-10-2013 04:05 AM by jm540

10 or more set of two cherries chisels,bass wood and flex carves as well as o...

0 03-10-2013 04:05 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Most Efficient Ways to Lap The Sole of a Handplane

03-09-2013 09:51 PM by Benvolio

... so at the moment I’m using normal 80g AlO paper with the occasional...

13 03-10-2013 12:53 AM
View 12strings's profile

dry sharpening system?

03-09-2013 12:49 AM by 12strings

Does anyone have a dry sharpening system that works well and gives a nice edg...

9 03-09-2013 10:20 PM
View Zignot5's profile

Front vise opinions

03-06-2013 03:19 PM by Zignot5

Hello,I’ve been reading thru the front vise topics on the forum. I&#...

5 03-09-2013 03:41 AM
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Found Another Bailey Plane No. 5..

03-07-2013 11:51 PM by WVWoodWorker1

Heres another one I found for sale…What model is it and what is tops yo...

9 03-08-2013 05:59 PM
View WindingStick's profile

Help to identify a Japanese kanna

03-07-2013 08:13 AM by WindingStick

Hello fellow woodworkers. So I am restoring this very rusty and miserable ...

2 03-08-2013 04:00 AM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Hock Plane Irons

03-07-2013 01:43 PM by Gerald Thompson

Here is a good deal for someone.

5 03-08-2013 03:14 AM
View jamesicus's profile

YANKEE No. 230 Ratchet Tool Holder

03-04-2013 02:12 AM by jamesicus

Want to buy …....... and/or Yankee No. 105 Tool Set James

2 03-07-2013 08:26 PM
View JuanGatico's profile

What's the difference between a card scraper and a cabinet scraper?

03-06-2013 11:15 PM by JuanGatico

Hi guys, please can anybody tell me what the difference is. Thanks

10 03-07-2013 05:08 PM

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