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Low angle Type 62 planes

1084 days ago by wingate_52

I look foward to some customer reviews of these tools. Having worked with woo...

29 1072 days ago
View Brett's profile

Crack in side of old Bed Rock smoothing plane?

1074 days ago by Brett

How much would a small crack (less than 1”) in the side of a Bed Rock s...

11 1074 days ago
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Plane restoraton question:

1074 days ago by poopiekat

I’m seeing lots of used benchtop sandblasting cabinets for sale, and wo...

1 1074 days ago
View JamieH's profile

Weekend tool score!

1075 days ago by JamieH

It seems every time I visit my father he has something for me to take home. 4...

3 1074 days ago
View Tedstor's profile

New Handsaw

1075 days ago by Tedstor

I’ve been wanting a rip saw for a while now. However, the cheapest new ...

5 1074 days ago
View KylesWoodworking's profile

Hand Plane Help

1076 days ago by KylesWoodworking

I recently got 5 hand planes and would like to restore them all. I have instr...

6 1075 days ago
View Don W's profile (online now)

Milbro plane information

1078 days ago by Don W

I purchased this plane on ebay. I bought it because it was advertised as an a...

14 1076 days ago
View daltxguy's profile

Hand woodworking tools in Hungary

1082 days ago by daltxguy

Does anyone know where I might find woodworking tools in Hungary. I’...

2 1076 days ago
View pierce85's profile

Shoulder Plane Size

1078 days ago by pierce85

I’d like to get a shoulder plane but can’t afford getting several...

10 1077 days ago
View Brett's profile

Huge, old wooden vise

1079 days ago by Brett

I thought I’d share this picture of an enormous old wooden vise I cam a...

17 1078 days ago
View Ritty's profile

whats besst?

1081 days ago by Ritty

whats better, a low angle or a regular angle for a block plane for all around...

15 1079 days ago
View TechRedneck's profile

Old Stanly 110 Block plane. worth restoring?

1080 days ago by TechRedneck

I picked up an old Stanley #110 block plane for $20. It has some rust but ca...

5 1079 days ago
View Tennessee's profile

Using more and more chisels

1085 days ago by Tennessee

I’ve noticed that as I get older, (now a nice, ripe 62), I am using mor...

20 1079 days ago
View Brett's profile

Difficulties or challenges of a garage workshop?

1081 days ago by Brett

I’ve only been woodworking for about a year, and am slowly acquiring so...

21 1079 days ago
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Anybody sold a tool through an auction house or as consignment?

1081 days ago by Brett

Has anyone sold a valuable tool through either an auctioneer or an consignmen...

3 1080 days ago
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Taking Classes

1084 days ago by Arlin Eastman

My wife and I thought I could take some classes that a local shop is giving. ...

8 1080 days ago
View jamesicus's profile

Make your own tools using a printer

1099 days ago by jamesicus

5 1080 days ago
View Furnitude's profile (online now)

Preference for vintage Stanley plane types

1081 days ago by Furnitude

I’m getting more and more into vintage Stanley planes. I’m curiou...

4 1080 days ago
View pierce85's profile

Rust remover and other restoration techniques

1112 days ago by pierce85

I know this subject has been covered before in one way or another but I’...

39 1081 days ago
View Don W's profile (online now)

bow saw blade size

1092 days ago by Don W

I plan to make a bow saw and will make the first blade from a piece of broken...

11 1081 days ago

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