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View GlennsGrandson's profile

Quick help - Fulton double end plane value?

02-11-2013 05:33 PM by GlennsGrandson

I’m having a hard time finding much info on a nice Fulton double end pl...

7 02-11-2013 07:04 PM
View Ripthorn's profile

ReJapanning Planes - what do you use?

02-09-2013 07:03 PM by Ripthorn

So I’ve got a couple planes that I am working on rehabbing/restoring an...

27 02-11-2013 05:56 PM
View Tim's profile

Tool chest and tool restoration/care

02-05-2013 08:50 AM by Tim

I’ve been wanting to get into hand tool woodworking and I found a good ...

21 02-11-2013 12:20 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Stanley #132 Liberty Bell Restoration: a work in progress

02-08-2013 03:37 PM by poopiekat

I’ve always wanted the ultimate Stanley transitional, although I have a...

17 02-10-2013 08:04 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Robert Sorby Turnmaster

02-09-2013 11:30 PM by RussellAP

Has anyone besides me got this set?How do you like it?Do you think they w...

4 02-10-2013 07:34 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Two Antique Plane Mysteries...New Pics!!!! LQQK!

01-19-2013 08:10 PM by poopiekat

I saw two really unusual planes while browsing an out-of-the-way antiques sho...

45 02-10-2013 06:30 PM
View poopiekat's profile

The Stanley Ambiguous Numerical Designations Forum:

02-08-2013 05:49 PM by poopiekat

Stanley likes to confuse us by re-using the same numerical ID on two totally ...

9 02-10-2013 04:05 PM
View mbs's profile

What is this hand plane worth? Record #7

02-10-2013 05:45 AM by mbs

I got the plane bug a few years ago and I’ll be selling some of my dupl...

5 02-10-2013 03:59 PM
View Vincent Paquette's profile

Wooden Hand Planes

02-06-2013 09:34 AM by Vincent Paquette

I recently acquired my great grandfathers tools and among them were these two...

9 02-10-2013 03:43 AM
View Furnitude's profile

Block planes with adjustable mouths -- how often do you adjust them?

02-06-2013 05:10 PM by Furnitude

I’m in the market for a block plane. I’ve read the reviews of th...

14 02-10-2013 12:37 AM
View mbs's profile

Anyone follow the antique plane trends?

02-06-2013 04:17 AM by mbs

I started to collect some old planes and I found that I prefer to have “...

2 02-09-2013 07:44 PM
View camps764's profile

The Gloat that got away...

02-08-2013 01:28 PM by camps764

Seeing all of the tool gloat threads, and thinking about my new found love of...

14 02-09-2013 06:59 PM
View Airframer's profile

Need help identifying this saw..

02-05-2013 04:35 AM by Airframer

I picked this up at a thrift store over the weekend and am curious about who ...

7 02-09-2013 06:57 PM
View Eddie's profile

How does this Craftsman Plane look? Good deal for first plane?

02-09-2013 07:45 AM by Eddie

Hello all, Wanted to ask some of you seasoned hand plane veterans to take a l...

19 02-09-2013 06:39 PM
View Marcus's profile

I have $500 and no hand planes...

02-08-2013 09:16 PM by Marcus

Just got a pretty good bonus at work and I’ve had it in my head for a w...

17 02-09-2013 03:20 PM
View ScottinTexas's profile

Best intro to hand planes

02-09-2013 02:00 AM by ScottinTexas

I know virtually nothing about hand planes. Has anyone found a good tutoria...

6 02-09-2013 02:24 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Estate sale: what planes did I find?

01-15-2013 06:03 AM by Elizabeth

I am a complete handplane newbie, but I want to learn more. This weekend I...

12 02-09-2013 04:47 AM
View DavidNorth's profile

Chopping overlapping mortices without breakout

01-18-2013 09:16 AM by DavidNorth

I’m in the process of building the Seaton Marking gauge form this artic...

4 02-08-2013 11:27 PM
View Brett's profile

Round stamp marks on Starrett 13 double square

02-08-2013 09:47 PM by Brett

I bought a 4” Starrett 13 double square recently that is in good shape,...

1 02-08-2013 09:56 PM
View woodworker59's profile

need some saw advice

02-08-2013 03:41 AM by woodworker59

okay all you saw experts, picked up this saw for a dollar, actual...

3 02-08-2013 03:21 PM

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