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View HermanKuhn's profile

hand brace drill woes

11-04-2012 12:55 AM by HermanKuhn

Okay, so I have a 1/2” Irwin hand brace drill bit, bored some really ha...

1 11-05-2012 01:51 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Why are my board lengths different?

11-03-2012 07:13 PM by RussellAP

I’ve been working with a tape measure that stays put when you pull it o...

20 11-04-2012 07:39 PM
View Charlie's profile

Plane iron camber without a grinder?

11-01-2012 10:50 PM by Charlie

OK, another plane iron question. I don’t have a grinder to reshape the ...

13 11-02-2012 01:03 PM
View steve6678's profile

affordable chisels

10-28-2012 12:51 AM by steve6678

Narex…yes or no?

25 11-02-2012 02:13 AM
View venicewoodworker's profile

Stanley #2

10-31-2012 01:30 AM by venicewoodworker

I need help. I picked up a #2 Stanley that needs some help. I bought some v...

12 11-01-2012 01:15 PM
View jap's profile

Should i get a lee valley low angle jack or lie-neilson low angle jack?

10-24-2012 09:28 PM by jap

It will get used mostly for shooting end-grain. None of my restored plane hav...

14 10-27-2012 04:43 PM
View Charlie's profile

Question for plane restorers

10-25-2012 10:37 PM by Charlie

I bought a couple of planes as I only had a #7 Anant and a pretty nasty Sears...

17 10-27-2012 01:55 PM
View bonobo's profile

Newest "The Woodwright's Shop" audio out of sync

10-18-2012 04:28 PM by bonobo

I’m just wondering if anyone else is having difficulty viewing the post...

8 10-25-2012 10:33 PM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Screw Driver of your Dreams

10-15-2012 09:39 PM by Craftsman on the lake

We’ve got: Hand plane of your dreamsMallet of your dreamsBib Overall...

51 10-25-2012 08:30 PM
View Frostymorning's profile

Handplane find

10-25-2012 12:57 AM by Frostymorning

I found these 3 hand planes at a flea market over the weekend. The smaller p...

8 10-25-2012 08:21 PM
View Anapolis7's profile

DIY Chipbreaker

10-24-2012 03:37 AM by Anapolis7

I am considering making my own chipbreaker and had a few questions for my fel...

6 10-25-2012 02:07 AM
View Rob186's profile

Dovetailing Saw

10-23-2012 10:29 PM by Rob186

I am looking to get a dovetail saw and like the wenzloff saws they make a 11&...

6 10-24-2012 08:09 PM
View hairy's profile

Another what the heck is it?

10-21-2012 03:17 PM by hairy

I picked these up at the flea market, $15 for the pair. The Bailey #6 looks l...

12 10-23-2012 12:04 AM
View Bluepine38's profile

New Stanley Bailey Planes

10-18-2012 02:06 PM by Bluepine38

I have read a lot about the older Stanley Bailey Planes here, but could not f...

2 10-22-2012 07:48 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Wooden Vise Screw cutting?

10-11-2012 01:36 PM by ChrisCarr

After looking at the prices of cast iron vises and sizes i want to build my o...

10 10-21-2012 07:17 PM
View Willeh's profile

Anyone else excited about the new Lee Valley saw sharpening set?

10-18-2012 10:41 PM by Willeh

Just got the e-mail from LV about this kit today:

6 10-20-2012 07:28 PM
View MisterBill's profile

Help with Breast Drill

10-09-2012 11:29 AM by MisterBill

Can anyone help me identify this Breast Drill? There are absolutely no manuf...

4 10-20-2012 01:58 PM
View woodworker59's profile

Liberty Bell Plane

10-15-2012 11:13 PM by woodworker59

Just picked this up at a yard sale for $4.00, gonna throw it up on Ebay and s...

4 10-19-2012 10:42 PM
View Danpaddles's profile

Just how burnt is my gouge?

10-19-2012 03:00 AM by Danpaddles

I have been carefully sharpening an old carbon steel gouge. I wanted a shall...

4 10-19-2012 08:55 PM
View Deycart's profile

Hand Plane comparison.

10-17-2012 12:26 AM by Deycart

I was thinking of doing a research project on comparing different manufacture...

38 10-19-2012 05:27 PM

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