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Modern Stanley #4

08-01-2013 03:07 PM by JohnChung

I started looking at #4 after Paul Seller’s video. Before I bought it, ...

10 08-02-2013 01:28 AM
View dean2336's profile

what is this

08-01-2013 07:12 PM by dean2336

a friend found this in a box of old stanley tools.

5 08-01-2013 09:47 PM
View Hersh's profile

What is this? Need to Know

08-01-2013 05:02 PM by Hersh

Lumberjocks? I do not know what this is exactly. Here is what I know about i...

7 08-01-2013 08:35 PM
View 7Footer's profile

Stumbled upon these today

07-31-2013 11:13 PM by 7Footer

I was on my lunch today, taking a picture of this stone wall down by a local ...

5 08-01-2013 05:13 PM
View Mark's profile

#6 Stanley rebuild

07-30-2013 11:12 PM by Mark

Not much of a rebuild compared to some of the stuff I’ve seen here. Co...

7 07-31-2013 01:48 AM
View azwoodworker's profile

Cutter Blades for 45 and 55 Stanley combo

07-10-2013 08:46 AM by azwoodworker

I have purchased a Stanley 45 Combination plane and wondering if anyone knows...

5 07-30-2013 08:05 PM
View SirTonka's profile

How can you identify the grit of a Japanese water stone?

07-29-2013 07:25 AM by SirTonka

Looking for knowledgeable advice on a few used Japanese water stones I picked...

13 07-30-2013 07:01 PM
View FrogpondWoodworks's profile

Yard Sale Tools

07-29-2013 01:00 PM by FrogpondWoodworks

I don’t know how many of you guys(and girls) are close enough to go to ...

5 07-30-2013 12:27 PM
View realcowtown_eric's profile

Two serious whatsits. Not braces or other plebian fodder.

07-29-2013 07:25 AM by realcowtown_eric

I’ve got a coupla whatsits…....

11 07-30-2013 03:30 AM
View Klickitat's profile

Turning a Jack plane into a scrub plane???

07-28-2013 06:06 PM by Klickitat

Is it a good idea to take an extra Miller Falls #5 Jack Plane and reshape the...

22 07-30-2013 12:47 AM
View Iggles88's profile

Your sharpening setup

07-13-2013 03:26 AM by Iggles88

Hi everyone, I’m looking into getting a new method of sharpening my too...

31 07-29-2013 09:25 PM
View cowboyj's profile

Auriou Rasps

07-29-2013 03:07 AM by cowboyj

I have a project that could benefit from using rasps to smooth curves (think ...

7 07-29-2013 09:08 PM
View Mark's profile

Stanley #6 I need some assistance.

07-28-2013 04:04 PM by Mark

I picked up a Stanley #6 at the local swap meet today. $18 not to bad a shap...

8 07-29-2013 04:41 PM
View FrogpondWoodworks's profile

Bowsaw, bucksaw, etc. blades??

07-29-2013 01:46 AM by FrogpondWoodworks

I see plans and things to make your own saws but where do you get the blades?...

3 07-29-2013 11:16 AM
View Klickitat's profile

Craftsman #4 1/2 ???

07-27-2013 12:56 AM by Klickitat

I found what I think is a 4 1/2 marked Craftsman at a flea market for $20. It...

16 07-29-2013 02:41 AM
View MT_Keg's profile

What kind of sharpening stones are these?

07-28-2013 07:20 PM by MT_Keg

I was rummaging though my first tool box I ever owned and saw in the bottom t...

12 07-29-2013 02:20 AM
View CharlesA's profile

My new non-traditional (or very traditional) Mallet

07-28-2013 11:10 PM by CharlesA

I’ve been needing to make a wookworking mallet. I went to Ghana for tw...

1 07-29-2013 12:31 AM
View toolmike's profile

Shelton smoothing plane - identification help needed?

07-28-2013 02:16 AM by toolmike

I recently bought a Shelton plane in an antique store in the Finger Lakes, NY...

5 07-28-2013 12:22 PM
View Gibernak's profile

Does anyone know what kinde of plane this blade is from?

07-23-2013 07:51 PM by Gibernak

I’m just Assuming its from a plane! it might not be, I don’t know...

12 07-28-2013 03:50 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Quangsheng Planes on Sale At Rutlands

07-20-2013 10:54 PM by Benvolio

this kind of applies to UK only, if like me, you’ve been in the mark...

5 07-28-2013 03:27 AM

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