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View felkadelic's profile

Source for Plane Knob and Tote Bolts

05-11-2013 06:21 AM by felkadelic

I have a #4 Stanley with some really shoddy looking/stripped out bolts. Is t...

4 05-11-2013 03:31 PM
View Peteyb's profile

WoodRiver V3 #5 Hand Plane Help

05-07-2013 02:54 PM by Peteyb

I just bought this thing last night. This is the first hand plane that I...

40 05-11-2013 02:17 PM
View mak's profile

Work Sharp or Water Stones

05-08-2013 12:45 AM by mak

Since sharpening seems to be a Coke versus Pepsi kind of personal preference,...

12 05-11-2013 05:37 AM
View Tugboater78's profile

wooden planes need some TLC help?

05-10-2013 06:15 PM by Tugboater78

i bid on a lot on Ebay and won some wooden hand planes, marking gauges and sa...

7 05-11-2013 05:26 AM
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1 05-11-2013 12:13 AM
View Dave11's profile

Jointing 8 foot long boards with handplanes

05-02-2013 09:18 PM by Dave11

So I’m continuing to learn to true and joint lumber using only handplan...

10 05-10-2013 02:36 AM
View dpjeansonne's profile

installing metal screw for leg vise

05-09-2013 03:51 AM by dpjeansonne

I bought a metal screw (LV tail vise screw) to use in my build of the leg vis...

4 05-10-2013 02:23 AM
View Ripthorn's profile

Re-Filling in a Ruler Etch

05-07-2013 09:50 PM by Ripthorn

I won a Starrett 12” rule on ebay and it was pretty dirty. I gave it a...

10 05-08-2013 09:55 PM
View toolmike's profile

Tool auctions

05-08-2013 01:20 AM by toolmike

Hi, Has anyone had any experience with Martin Donnelly Tool Auctions? I...

1 05-08-2013 05:12 PM
View adamclyde's profile

Gifts from my dad - a whole drawer full of hand tools

05-07-2013 02:23 AM by adamclyde

Christmas came really early this year. I have been building out my shop since...

14 05-08-2013 02:04 AM
View Timberwerks's profile

Japanese Plane Misconception

05-03-2013 12:21 PM by Timberwerks

I thought this recent post may interest some here as well: http://djofurnitur...

1 05-08-2013 01:28 AM
View 69BBNova's profile

Some Old Disston Handsaws

05-05-2013 08:06 PM by 69BBNova

From what I can tell the D-7 (24” 8ppi xcut) and no...

7 05-07-2013 09:14 PM
View NotToDay's profile

Kerfmaker back in stock

05-07-2013 07:59 AM by NotToDay

I just received a/an email that the kerfmaker KM-1 is back in stock at Bridge...

0 05-07-2013 07:59 AM
View Tilden's profile

Where to buy "good" transfer punches?

05-06-2013 03:29 PM by Tilden

Howdy, I’m just getting started with woodworking, and I’ve alr...

7 05-06-2013 09:58 PM
View J. Crate Larkin's profile

Good Hand Tool Resource

05-06-2013 07:35 PM by J. Crate Larkin

I have had only good experiences in buying from Walt Lane at The Great Adiron...

1 05-06-2013 07:38 PM
View Tugboater78's profile

a possible tool gloat?

05-02-2013 04:02 AM by Tugboater78 The snapon breakerbar is already answ...

7 05-04-2013 02:50 PM
View Tbolt's profile

Rusty plane help !!!

05-03-2013 10:03 AM by Tbolt

Hello allFirst time posting here and need a bit of advice on a rusty Stanley ...

19 05-04-2013 09:13 AM
View fumehappy's profile

manual drill press id help age info? not a post drill

05-04-2013 01:18 AM by fumehappy

Evening experts… anyone got a clue on this sucker? Bit fits in an open ...

2 05-04-2013 02:49 AM
View RS Woodworks's profile

Stanley #66 Hand Beader

05-03-2013 02:08 AM by RS Woodworks

Here is another freshly restored tool. It is a vintage type 7, (1893 – ...

4 05-03-2013 03:53 PM
View RS Woodworks's profile

Stanley #7, Type 4

05-03-2013 02:04 AM by RS Woodworks

Well just a couple days ago I sold my “user” #7 plane, so I figur...

1 05-03-2013 02:24 AM

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