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Forgotten or abandoned Hand Tool Greats

01-07-2013 06:41 AM by NicholasS

There are a number of companies making quality hand tools of various types. S...

20 01-10-2013 04:29 AM
View MrDan's profile

Do metric chisels play well in an imperial shop?

01-08-2013 06:47 PM by MrDan

Hey everyone, I’ve been thinking about purchasing a set of chisels that...

12 01-10-2013 02:29 AM
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Cracked Lignum Vitae Mallet help

01-09-2013 05:31 AM by fumehappy

I was going to post in the “mallet of your dreams thread, but I figured...

3 01-10-2013 01:04 AM
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Of Dovetails and Chisels

01-08-2013 12:41 AM by synecdoche

I’ve been trying to learn how to hand-cut dovetails, following John Bul...

5 01-09-2013 11:23 PM
View 69BBNova's profile

No. 5 plane Restore and Repair (ongoing)

01-07-2013 08:19 AM by 69BBNova

I bought these planes with some other goodies yesterday afternoon, I figured ...

11 01-08-2013 08:31 PM
View Carpintero's profile

hand drill primer

12-28-2012 11:11 PM by Carpintero

I’m looking for a hand drill/bit brace primer. How to use, techniques f...

6 01-07-2013 04:35 AM
View pneufab's profile

Lee Valley shopping list... suggestions?

12-24-2012 06:32 AM by pneufab

After my last project, I realized two things. 1. I think my woodworking wo...

30 01-07-2013 04:27 AM
View 69BBNova's profile

A Few New Toys - Vintage Planes +

12-28-2012 11:53 PM by 69BBNova

My friend was good enough to sell me some of his Grandfathers tools…...

6 01-06-2013 10:04 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Tools are a Burden

01-06-2013 04:31 PM by BubbaIBA

I’m sure many have seen this post but if you haven’t it’s w...

2 01-06-2013 09:01 PM
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Lessons Learned & Outstanding Questions on Sharpening

04-18-2012 08:24 PM by SlaterNation

Sharpening Equipment I Have: - Norton 220/1000 waterstone- Norton 4000/800...

12 01-06-2013 06:20 AM
View DavidIN's profile

help identifying vintage plane

01-06-2013 02:08 AM by DavidIN

“TD & CO” is stamped on the end with 82 stamped a...

1 01-06-2013 05:06 AM
View ChrisJ's profile

Wooden Plane Question

12-29-2012 12:31 AM by ChrisJ

My brother in law found an old wooden hand plane at a garage sale and gave it...

12 01-05-2013 04:06 AM
View SamScavo's profile

Score or strikeout?

01-04-2013 08:03 PM by SamScavo

So, I found 2 hand planes on Craigslist yesterday for 45 bucks. Both are craf...

5 01-05-2013 02:36 AM
View mbs's profile

Is Lee Valley Veritas PM-V11 plane iron worth the extra $15?

01-03-2013 12:44 AM by mbs

It’s not a lot of money. Just wondering if anyone who uses planes a lot...

13 01-04-2013 11:08 PM
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Suggestions for good pounders

01-04-2013 04:20 PM by lumberjoe

Now that I spent a lot of time properly sharpening and honing my good chisels...

11 01-04-2013 07:13 PM
View robdem's profile

narex chisels whats the difference highland woodworker or lee valley

01-04-2013 01:21 AM by robdem

Need some help with trying to figure out the difference between the narex ch...

3 01-04-2013 04:41 PM
View JuanGatico's profile

Advise on Auger Bits

01-03-2013 01:08 PM by JuanGatico

Hi Guys Please, which auger bit set do you recomend? Thanks

8 01-04-2013 07:30 AM
View SisQMark's profile

My rehabbed Bailey #5 Using gun blue

04-26-2012 03:03 AM by SisQMark

Well today I finished rehabbing my old Bailey #5 planner. It only took me 2 d...

24 01-04-2013 04:03 AM
View StayinBroke's profile

Antique wood body planes-1 is W. Butcher

01-04-2013 01:20 AM by StayinBroke

Hey all, first post in the forums! Hi! Nice to meet ya and looking forward to...

4 01-04-2013 03:38 AM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Made a Plane Today

02-03-2012 05:31 AM by BubbaIBA

I’ve wanted a wooden plane for awhile. Read some blog posts on making ...

10 01-03-2013 10:00 PM

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