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Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

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Mole hand grinder

1077 days ago by Cobwobbler

Hi Guys, I’d like to ask a question from the collective wisdom of handt...

1 1077 days ago
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Ruler Stop

1078 days ago by Tedstor

Not too much to say. I wanted a rule stop, and being a cheapskate, I didnR...

1 1078 days ago
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Adjusting a plane iron with a hammer instead of the adjustment lever?

1101 days ago by Brett

I’ve read several comments on the web by people who recommend using a l...

8 1078 days ago
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Restoring the finish on the wood of an old Millers Falls and drill

1078 days ago by Brett

I purchased a Millers Falls No. 2 hand drill recently that is in good shape m...

4 1078 days ago
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Best time of year to buy and sell old tools online?

1078 days ago by Brett

Is there a good time of year for buying or selling old tools online? I’...

1 1078 days ago
View Brett's profile

Any valuable old coffin smoothers?

1085 days ago by Brett

Coffin smoothers are one of the few types of old hand planes that I come acro...

13 1078 days ago
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Ceramic Sharpening Stone Care and Use

1085 days ago by wingate_52

I have been recomended to use the stone dry and to clean, by washing with soa...

3 1079 days ago
View Everett1's profile

Bailey no5 Plane from Garage sale - Where do I get a blade?

1081 days ago by Everett1

Hello LJ’s, So, i’m a woodworking noob (about a year under my ...

17 1079 days ago
View Brett's profile

What's the big deal with infill planes?

1081 days ago by Brett

Okay, I realize my question is probably something of a sacrilege, but what is...

14 1079 days ago
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Low angle Type 62 planes

1091 days ago by wingate_52

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

29 1079 days ago
View Brett's profile

Crack in side of old Bed Rock smoothing plane?

1081 days ago by Brett

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

11 1080 days ago
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Plane restoraton question:

1081 days ago by poopiekat

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

1 1081 days ago
View JamieH's profile

Weekend tool score!

1081 days ago by JamieH

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

3 1081 days ago
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New Handsaw

1081 days ago by Tedstor

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

5 1081 days ago
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Hand Plane Help

1082 days ago by KylesWoodworking

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

6 1082 days ago
View Don W's profile

Milbro plane information

1084 days ago by Don W

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

14 1082 days ago
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Hand woodworking tools in Hungary

1088 days ago by daltxguy

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

2 1082 days ago
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Shoulder Plane Size

1084 days ago by pierce85

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

10 1084 days ago
View Brett's profile

Huge, old wooden vise

1086 days ago by Brett

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

17 1084 days ago
View Ritty's profile

whats besst?

1088 days ago by Ritty

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

15 1085 days ago

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