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Woodcraft/Woodriver plane sale

11-01-2012 01:22 PM by MikeInNOVA

If anyone is thinking about getting a Woodriver plane, or giving hints for a ...

5 11-12-2012 10:16 PM
View Texchappy's profile

Is this a good plow plane to get?

11-12-2012 12:08 AM by Texchappy

On my continuing mission to build my basics of hand tool woodworking tool set...

9 11-12-2012 02:46 PM
View jacob34's profile

a trip to an antique shop

11-11-2012 05:44 PM by jacob34

So I have read on here frequently how fellow Lumberjocks on here look for use...

3 11-12-2012 02:35 PM
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Tips for removing dried glue

11-11-2012 01:42 AM by steve6678

I have always struggled with this.I try to sand all my parts down to 3 grits ...

28 11-12-2012 01:30 AM
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Japanese Hand Tools of Your Dreams?

11-05-2012 12:10 PM by Smallcrafter

We have mallets, we have planes, and we even have screwdrivers of your dreams...

2 11-12-2012 01:04 AM
View mIps's profile

A metal What is it

11-09-2012 07:34 PM by mIps

I found this on the street the other day and I am not sure what it is: ...

9 11-11-2012 03:38 PM
View Mikesawdust's profile

Interesting book, FREE "woodworking joints"

11-11-2012 09:45 AM by Mikesawdust

I found this on IBooks and thought some others may appreciate it. It’s...

3 11-11-2012 03:27 PM
View DrPuk2U's profile

Drilling DEEP Dog Holes in Hard Maple

10-24-2012 04:59 PM by DrPuk2U

My Holtzappfel bunch is nearing the end (thank goodness). I am mounting the ...

7 11-11-2012 12:11 PM
View Dave Rutan's profile

What to Do with Worn-out Files

07-01-2012 05:04 PM by Dave Rutan

I inherited a bunch of old files from my dad, but they’re pretty worn o...

21 11-10-2012 11:38 PM
View nwbusa's profile

DMT Dia-Sharp in 4000 mesh (6 micron)

10-15-2012 03:03 AM by nwbusa

Was just browsing DMT’s site and saw they are producing (for a “l...

1 11-10-2012 08:09 PM
View Tim Dahn's profile

Photographing Studley

11-10-2012 04:00 AM by Tim Dahn

A short but interesting video documenting the Studley tools. The resulting bo...

2 11-10-2012 02:16 PM
View hhhopks's profile

4-1/2 Plane ID Challenge

09-08-2012 08:17 PM by hhhopks

Can you tell me something about this 4-1/2 hand plane? It isn’t in th...

4 11-10-2012 01:27 AM
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Geo. H. Bishop back saw

11-07-2012 06:21 PM by jamesicus

I recently purchased a nice early Geo. Bishop & Co. back saw at a flea ma...

4 11-09-2012 09:23 PM
View exterminate's profile

Block Plane newbie - taking more material off on the end of my stroke then the beginning?

11-09-2012 05:39 PM by exterminate

I’m new to using hand tools, and I just got my first block plane last m...

2 11-09-2012 05:54 PM
View mIps's profile

Question on mallets

11-07-2012 10:11 PM by mIps

I am thinking about making a mallet but have no access to hardwoods.Can a dec...

27 11-09-2012 05:04 PM
View shipwright's profile

New Improved Chevalet Sketchup

11-05-2012 10:24 PM by shipwright

I’ve just re-drawn my chevalet sketchup. The original was my very first...

3 11-08-2012 06:03 PM
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10-31-2012 12:13 AM by OggieOglethorpe


34 11-08-2012 12:47 AM
View BigJohn's profile

Stanley #13-052 plough plane

11-07-2012 12:02 AM by BigJohn

Hello. I recently bought this plough plane for $30 and shipping was $42 from...

3 11-07-2012 09:14 PM
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FREE EMC calculator app for iPhone and Android

11-07-2012 04:35 PM by WoodGoddess

Hey Lumberjocks and Janes!!! Guess what?! Wagner Meters just launched a ne...

0 11-07-2012 04:35 PM
View djang000's profile

First hand plane; another question!

11-02-2012 12:23 PM by djang000

Hi guys I know you probably answer this one a gazillion of times, but I di...

23 11-07-2012 11:43 AM

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