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Veritas Saws

10-21-2011 02:24 AM by BerBer5985

I’ve been using a razor saw to hand cut with dovetails but I really lik...

9 10-22-2011 12:59 AM
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I need a tool restoration expert's help.

10-06-2011 10:46 PM by pariswoodworking

I recently (Last Sunday) put a few coats of engine enamel (dupli-color) on my...

8 10-21-2011 08:48 PM
View WayneC's profile

Veritas has added a new mini router plane

10-11-2011 12:02 AM by WayneC

Looks pretty interesting…. Kicking around the idea of buying all 3 o...

10 10-21-2011 04:50 AM
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New Veritas® Small Bevel-Up Smooth Plane

09-06-2011 02:51 AM by WayneC

I just saw that Veritas has added a new #3 sized bevel up plane. Anyone tri...

42 10-21-2011 04:25 AM
View Brett's profile

Flatten old file to make a marking knife?

10-18-2011 04:51 PM by Brett

Maybe I’m biting off more than I can chew, but I picked up an old file ...

11 10-21-2011 01:14 AM
View pierce85's profile

Do I really need mortise chisels?

10-21-2011 12:19 AM by pierce85

I have a set of Narex bench chisels that I like, but I plan to do some mortis...

5 10-21-2011 01:03 AM
View Brett's profile

Woodworking dreams?

10-19-2011 03:27 PM by Brett

The past two nights I’ve had dreams about a marking gauge I’m mak...

3 10-20-2011 03:55 PM
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Small square?

10-18-2011 04:46 PM by Brett

Somewhere online I’ve seen a picture of a small square being used to ch...

20 10-20-2011 03:27 PM
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The tool I need

10-18-2011 08:39 PM by richgreer

I don’t even know what this tool is called. I use it on occasion...

10 10-20-2011 01:15 PM
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Eggbeater Hand Drill Bit Size

10-19-2011 08:41 PM by ColdAudio

I currently have an eggbeater that can hold up to 5/16” drill bit. C...

5 10-20-2011 06:26 AM
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A.A. Woods & Sons spoke pointers and hollow auger

10-18-2011 07:29 PM by need2boat

Lets keeping this simple. ;-) I’ve got one and looking to use it in ...

3 10-19-2011 02:54 AM
View PaBull's profile

What happened to this plane.

10-17-2011 04:30 PM by PaBull Willie asked me to post these pictures. ...

8 10-18-2011 09:33 PM
View Brett's profile

Square sides on old Stanley Bailey planes?

10-17-2011 08:00 PM by Brett

I’m considering buying and refurbishing an old Stanley Bailey plane to ...

6 10-17-2011 08:59 PM
View yrob's profile

rolls royce of try squares

10-14-2011 05:26 PM by yrob

I have been wanting one of these for a long time. Quite expensive but the...

15 10-17-2011 06:16 PM
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Lie-Nielsen Hand tool Event @ Hearne Hardwoods, PA

10-17-2011 04:51 PM by need2boat

Should have posted this BEFORE the event but just wondering if any other memb...

0 10-17-2011 04:51 PM
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Anant kamal and Stanley uk Planes?

10-16-2011 04:49 AM by 3007

Hello,I’m in the market for my first hand plane and while I’d lov...

6 10-16-2011 05:07 PM
View jk457's profile

Can anyone identify this plane?

10-16-2011 05:06 AM by jk457

I picked this up from an older collector who didn’t know too much about...

6 10-16-2011 02:59 PM
View Bryan's profile

Possibily a stupid question

10-13-2011 05:28 AM by Bryan

How long will a honing guide last? I have the Veritas MK.II and my theory is ...

3 10-16-2011 12:43 AM
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Dimensioning Rough Lumber

10-12-2011 01:30 AM by paratrooper34

Hi All, I am writing this entry to see if any of you are dimensioning rough ...

27 10-15-2011 03:58 AM
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Wanna Make a Violin?

10-10-2011 03:55 PM by CharlieM1958

I ran across this eBay listing, and it just struck me as funny. I know nothin...

44 10-14-2011 11:33 PM

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