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View skeemer's profile

Stanley depth adjustment knob issue

02-26-2012 08:39 PM by skeemer

I bought my Stanley #5 from ebay a couple months ago and fully restored and t...

3 02-26-2012 11:12 PM
View KenBry's profile

Lie Nielsen #164

02-22-2012 03:42 AM by KenBry

A couple weeks ago I got this Lie Nielson 164 at a garage/tool sale. The plan...

10 02-26-2012 08:42 PM
View gohei82's profile

Restoring Stanley No. 12 veneer scraper, help needed

02-22-2012 09:06 AM by gohei82

Hello! I’m currently restoring an old No. 12 with lots of surface rust....

12 02-26-2012 03:32 AM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Bubinga Handle

02-25-2012 04:50 PM by BubbaIBA

Yesterday I found a nice piece of Bubinga, about 10 BF of 8/4, to use for sol...

4 02-25-2012 10:45 PM
View dcbrow's profile

Old Stanley Blade in New Wood River Plane

02-24-2012 07:19 PM by dcbrow

This may seem crazy, but I want to know if I can put an old Stanley plane iro...

13 02-25-2012 05:31 PM
View ShipWreck's profile

Stanley Junkies (part2)

02-24-2012 09:37 PM by ShipWreck

Ok OK….you guys win! This just arrived in the mail today. It is a ...

10 02-25-2012 05:15 PM
View TrBlu's profile (online now)

Mini Gloat - Estate Sale Finds

02-25-2012 02:06 PM by TrBlu

When it comes to hand tools, it is really hard to beat old tools. These are ...

1 02-25-2012 02:40 PM
View jrc127's profile

Stanley Bailey No. 3 Type 7 need frog

02-23-2012 10:48 PM by jrc127

Hi, folks New here, but have been lurking for a while. I’m a fledgl...

10 02-25-2012 01:31 AM
View richgreer's profile

Hand Sanding

02-23-2012 04:13 PM by richgreer

Many of us, myself, included, have a wide range of power sanders in various s...

18 02-24-2012 03:19 AM
View Kyle's profile

The Making of Clifton Bench Planes

02-23-2012 07:33 PM by Kyle

I was just searching through for videos on some hand planes IR...

3 02-23-2012 09:32 PM
View TonyMN's profile

saw a different kind of plane at an antique shop

02-22-2012 09:18 PM by TonyMN

Im still a little new to woodworking and dont know that much about hand plane...

4 02-23-2012 03:46 PM
View Bob Downing's profile

I need help with hand plane technique

02-04-2012 07:22 PM by Bob Downing

I’m trying to prep some stock using only hand planes. I’ve read a...

21 02-23-2012 03:25 PM
View Brett's profile

Anybody collect old wooden router planes?

02-22-2012 06:34 PM by Brett

I came across a very large, old router plane at an antique store in New Jerse...

0 02-22-2012 06:34 PM
View Don Johnson's profile

if I could only figure out how to copy/paste from an eBay posting…

02-22-2012 01:27 PM by Don Johnson

As I am on Poopiekat’s block list I can’t reply directly, but wou...

0 02-22-2012 01:27 PM
View ShipWreck's profile

(Stanley Junkies)....old tool restoration

02-21-2012 11:05 AM by ShipWreck

I never truly understood all the the time and effort you hand tool people put...

9 02-21-2012 10:58 PM
View ShipWreck's profile

Getting started with hand tools.

02-19-2012 10:31 PM by ShipWreck

Hello all,My wife took shop classes in high school and wants to get back into...

11 02-21-2012 02:09 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Making Chisel Handles

02-12-2012 03:59 PM by BubbaIBA

I spent yesterday doing shop maintenance and making planes and handles for so...

8 02-21-2012 11:31 AM
View superstretch's profile

Hand Tools Heads Up in the Rochester NY area

02-20-2012 04:01 AM by superstretch

The wife and I went antique shopping today and, as always, there were plenty ...

5 02-20-2012 05:14 PM
View MikeInNOVA's profile

Does Lie Nielsen ever have a sale?

02-16-2012 08:22 PM by MikeInNOVA

Probably a stupid question, but with President’s Day coming up here in ...

12 02-20-2012 12:48 PM
View waho6o9's profile

Here's my 78

02-19-2012 07:00 PM by waho6o9

I purchased this from Garrett Wade years ago and still have all t...

3 02-20-2012 02:45 AM

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