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Help me choose a new saw

03-15-2012 02:15 AM by Willeh

Right… I’ve got $200 set aside to buy a new Saw(s). I’m pri...

8 03-17-2012 07:42 AM
View jrc127's profile

Hand Saw for Resawing

03-16-2012 11:49 PM by jrc127

I’m a beginner guitar maker and try to use as few power tools as poss...

4 03-17-2012 02:50 AM
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Oil Stones

03-12-2012 04:18 PM by BubbaIBA

I didn’t want to hijack another thread, one asking questions about the ...

7 03-16-2012 03:23 AM
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Honing advice request

03-14-2012 06:45 PM by grego

Could I ask for a bit of guidance? I’ve been re-honing blades using ...

11 03-15-2012 08:09 PM
View thebenchdogs's profile

Marking Gauges

03-13-2012 02:11 PM by thebenchdogs

Anyone have any feedback on the Lee Valley Wheel Marking Gauge? I currently ...

21 03-15-2012 08:01 PM
View bandit571's profile

Re-habbing a D8 Etch question

03-14-2012 06:35 PM by bandit571

I picked up a $2 D8 thumbhole handled saw the other day. Rusty, no big dea...

3 03-15-2012 06:45 PM
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Do You Know What This Item Is?

03-15-2012 01:19 PM by IrreverentJack

Interesting post on Craigs List. Any body know what this is? -Jack

3 03-15-2012 02:14 PM
View Zegoriah's profile

Not even a beginner but interested, what can I do without a workbench?

03-14-2012 07:05 PM by Zegoriah

I want to give woodworking a try without spending a bunch on something that I...

27 03-15-2012 02:37 AM
View Johnnyblot's profile

Here's a question?

03-12-2012 10:13 PM by Johnnyblot

I have spent some time over the past few years teaching myself to saw straigh...

24 03-14-2012 02:11 PM
View Rob186's profile

Transition planes

03-14-2012 01:23 AM by Rob186

I am looking into getting some hand plane and was wondering if transition pla...

2 03-14-2012 11:59 AM
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Dewalt Chisels

03-14-2012 12:27 AM by BentheViking

Saw these as a part of Dewalts newish hand tool line. I think they are design...

3 03-14-2012 01:27 AM
View bandit571's profile

Rust Hunter: part III

03-13-2012 06:26 PM by bandit571

Spent a whopping whole $4 today, doing handsaws. A Thumbhole I’ve b...

2 03-13-2012 08:06 PM
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Regarding the Purchasing of Planes on eBay....

02-21-2012 05:21 PM by poopiekat

Hey, there’s lots of deals to be had, and quite a few clunkers as well ...

52 03-13-2012 05:20 PM
View Zach 's profile

flattening the sole of a plane

03-13-2012 04:00 AM by Zach

I’m a beginning wood worker and I was wondering the process used to fla...

7 03-13-2012 01:32 PM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Going to a plane cellar collection, Advice?

03-13-2012 03:37 AM by Craftsman on the lake

An older gentleman in my hometown is getting rid of his collection of planes....

8 03-13-2012 11:44 AM
View Willeh's profile

Lie-Nielsen tool shows

03-07-2012 08:22 PM by Willeh

Was browsing the LN site the other day and noticed that they are having a ...

9 03-13-2012 09:22 AM
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Buffalo Forge 61R Drill Press

03-13-2012 12:31 AM by Roy Turbett

I’ve been helping a friend clean out his shop and pulled this down from...

1 03-13-2012 12:35 AM
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Digital Level?

03-12-2012 05:11 PM by jasoncarpentry

Does anybody own a digital level? If so, what length(s), what brand, and do y...

2 03-12-2012 05:28 PM
View skeemer's profile

Waterstone care and use

03-12-2012 12:29 PM by skeemer

I recently bought my first waterstone after giving the scary sharp method a t...

6 03-12-2012 04:04 PM
View bandit571's profile

Another old plane, another re-hab

03-09-2012 11:06 PM by bandit571

Spent a whopping whole $8 today. Bought a Stanley Handyman #4 plane. ...

6 03-11-2012 08:40 PM

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