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View jackcamino's profile

Please, help me identifying this hand plane.

05-29-2013 08:12 AM by jackcamino

I just received this plane I bought on ebay. This is intended to be an user ...

19 06-05-2013 07:03 PM
View mikewhite's profile

Stanley Mitre Box - Model Number?

06-05-2013 05:57 PM by mikewhite

I just found a nice old Stanley Mitre Box on Craigslist. The gentleman who li...

0 06-05-2013 05:57 PM
View 12strings's profile

travel sharpening tools

06-04-2013 01:55 AM by 12strings

What do you take with you on the road for sharpening? Your whole system, or ...

0 06-04-2013 01:55 AM
View NoLongerHere's profile

Taking the wife on a Lumber Yard Date

06-02-2013 03:15 PM by NoLongerHere

Man, …what a great weekend! I recently remodeled a master bath which inclu...

19 06-04-2013 01:53 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Two new hand planes.

06-04-2013 01:05 AM by lateralus819

Let’s try this again. Photobucket is being un-cooperative for some reas...

2 06-04-2013 01:12 AM
View 12strings's profile

Hand drill ID?

03-22-2013 01:39 PM by 12strings

Does anyone know what kind of hand drill this is. I picked it up at an antiq...

6 06-03-2013 09:37 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Woodriver shoulder plane?

12-03-2012 06:03 PM by BerBer5985

I just stumbled upon this. Looks nice but approaching Lee Valley pricing for...

8 06-03-2013 07:02 PM
View Dave's profile

Ever cut a tree down with a chisel?

05-27-2013 02:13 AM by Dave

If you have the time watch as the skilled North American Indian turns a tree ...

48 06-02-2013 10:19 PM
View garret64's profile

Starrett Combo Square

06-02-2013 10:11 AM by garret64

I have a Starret 12inch combo square stamped PAT. may 5th 1879 and on the o...

1 06-02-2013 11:56 AM
View TrBlu's profile

Question for the braintrust - Nails

06-01-2013 04:43 PM by TrBlu

I bought the contents of a shop cabinet this morning, at a tag sale. What ...

6 06-01-2013 08:13 PM
View Jim Finn's profile

Sharpening my card scraper

05-29-2013 06:55 PM by Jim Finn

I have a Stanley card scraper that I have had for years and I have had no luc...

7 05-31-2013 02:03 PM
View 12strings's profile

Adjustable Bit for Hand Brace

05-30-2013 12:29 PM by 12strings

(If you aren’t sure, what i”m talking about, it’s this̷...

7 05-30-2013 06:58 PM
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05-28-2013 01:37 AM by MarkSr

I am posting this because many of you were asking about the measurements of t...

9 05-29-2013 04:15 AM
View Tbolt's profile

Hitting the Mother Lode

05-26-2013 08:51 PM by Tbolt

I am a confessed vintage hand tool collector who prefers to find my tools thr...

30 05-29-2013 01:59 AM
View 1yeldud1's profile

Chisel question ?

05-28-2013 05:26 PM by 1yeldud1

Ok – I am very new at actually using a wood chisel as a finish tool. I...

7 05-29-2013 01:04 AM
View Luke's profile

What is this?

05-20-2013 02:01 PM by Luke

I’ve had this in my toolbox for a while, it was in my shed when I bough...

19 05-29-2013 12:22 AM
View JADobson's profile

filing from a cross cut to a rip

05-28-2013 10:27 AM by JADobson

Does anyone know if you can refile a cross cut tooth pattern to a rip tooth p...

10 05-28-2013 08:37 PM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

Is this Chamfer Plane worth $22?

05-28-2013 03:04 AM by Cole Tallerman

Hey guys. Just wondering if you think this chamfer plane is worth $22? It ...

3 05-28-2013 11:15 AM
View jordanp's profile

An Awesome Antique Hand Tool dealer

05-06-2013 08:58 PM by jordanp

Last month I met Mr Lynn Dowd at a Hand tool swap here in Dallas, He sells an...

9 05-27-2013 10:59 PM
View Brad's profile

Can you identify this vintage tool?

05-22-2013 07:32 PM by Brad

A good friend picked this up at a garage sale for me. I love it. I just don&#...

15 05-27-2013 03:11 PM

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