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mortising with hand tools

05-18-2012 11:11 PM by Carpintero

I’m interested in building traditional New Mexican furniture, and have ...

10 05-21-2012 12:52 AM
View Rob186's profile

Shaker workbench question

05-19-2012 03:29 PM by Rob186

I am designing a shaker workbench and want to put 3/4 holes in the top or dog...

4 05-20-2012 07:25 PM
View Texchappy's profile

Bench Chisels versus Mortice and Paring

05-20-2012 06:07 PM by Texchappy

Been pouring through lots of forums and taking in lots of information. Wante...

5 05-20-2012 06:42 PM
View Millo's profile

large vs. medium shoulder plane

05-20-2012 04:41 PM by Millo

Yet another noob question from me. Just wondering, would the awkwardness o...

3 05-20-2012 05:17 PM
View Don W's profile

Most rare discovery

04-21-2012 12:17 AM by Don W

Every once in a while you hear of someone walking out of a flea market or ant...

62 05-20-2012 03:02 AM
View mbs's profile

Millers Falls 140B plane. I can't find any information on the "B"

05-14-2012 06:46 PM by mbs

Anyone know what the B stands for? It looks brand new. Any idea what itR...

4 05-20-2012 02:44 AM
View Loren's profile

Medieval mortise chisel on ebay, real or fake?

05-19-2012 09:06 PM by Loren

Check this out:

8 05-20-2012 12:24 AM
View ShipWreck's profile

Some old tools I found today.

05-16-2012 08:59 PM by ShipWreck

I was visiting a another abandoned property today and found these in the tras...

20 05-19-2012 10:06 PM
View CharlieM1958's profile

A Square Deal?

05-17-2012 02:47 AM by CharlieM1958

I got an email from Woodcraft tonight. I’m sure it’s a great squa...

46 05-19-2012 09:03 PM
View carguy460's profile

Tongue and Groove without Match Plane?

05-17-2012 07:21 PM by carguy460

I’m preparing to build a wall mounted plane till, and I’m going t...

16 05-19-2012 07:35 PM
View Paul Sellers's profile

Most unique woodworking tool? Ideas welcome. Here is mine...

03-05-2012 07:05 PM by Paul Sellers

I thought this might be quite fun as a forum post where people can post their...

14 05-19-2012 04:20 PM
View Redcloud's profile

Stanley #122 Smooth plane parts?

05-18-2012 02:33 AM by Redcloud

Hello fellow lumberjocks, any of you plane collectors know where I can find...

3 05-19-2012 02:49 PM
View towtruckmafia's profile

Lumber from Fire Wood

05-18-2012 02:54 AM by towtruckmafia

Has anyone here made lumber from basically firewood? I’m obviously not ...

6 05-18-2012 01:58 PM
View Brett's profile

How flat?

05-17-2012 02:30 PM by Brett

I’m working on flattening and squaring the legs on a Roubo workbench. I...

9 05-18-2012 09:46 AM
View Doss's profile

How Much? Stanley #5 and Hibernia Sheffield planes

05-16-2012 06:51 PM by Doss

Okay, I know the Stanleys have been discussed often, but I’m new to the...

10 05-18-2012 02:16 AM
View Derek Cohen's profile

The Veritas O1 Bench Chisels - Reviewed

05-17-2012 11:36 AM by Derek Cohen

What’s in the box …....... ? Why, the new Veritas O1 Bench...

9 05-17-2012 07:54 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Tips on Selecting the Right Hand Saws?

05-14-2012 01:35 PM by poopiekat

In my workshop now I have about 10 old handsaws I’ve picked up from var...

9 05-17-2012 12:55 PM
View fumehappy's profile

This weekend's finds

05-16-2012 06:51 PM by fumehappy

So I had a good weekend up in MA… anyone else there? Here’s my pi...

4 05-17-2012 09:55 AM
View mupperm's profile

Bench plane delima?

05-05-2012 11:42 PM by mupperm

I have come to the conclusion that i will be purchasing a #5 Bailey or 605 be...

18 05-16-2012 11:11 PM
View ShipWreck's profile

10 weeks ago........

05-15-2012 11:27 PM by ShipWreck

I innocently ventured into the Hand Tool forum to ask my fellow LJ’s fo...

16 05-16-2012 07:24 PM

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