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Waterstone Questions

04-20-2012 07:48 AM by cuttwice

Hi All - I’ve been using “scary sharp” technique to shar...

11 05-10-2012 04:06 PM
View RussellAP's profile

New Planes

05-09-2012 07:23 PM by RussellAP

Went to a flea market today and was disappointed because there were only abou...

6 05-10-2012 01:19 AM
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05-09-2012 12:15 AM by Gerald Thompson

Would someone please give some advise on resawing lumber? I would be dealing ...

8 05-09-2012 02:51 PM
View Texchappy's profile

What should I get next?

05-08-2012 07:39 PM by Texchappy

Gotta lotta room left in my essentials tool list – even the Anarchist v...

10 05-09-2012 01:23 PM
View stroml's profile

First chisels + first time sharpening (Paul Sellers method)

05-09-2012 04:05 AM by stroml

Got my first set of chisels from Highland. A modest 4 piece Narex kit. Got...

0 05-09-2012 04:05 AM
View RogerC's profile

Which Veritas Hand Plane/ Planes

05-08-2012 02:01 AM by RogerC

Hey everyone,I’ve cuaght a bit of cutting board fever! thing is after t...

5 05-08-2012 08:05 PM
View Texchappy's profile

For those who have used both Japanese and Western planes...

05-08-2012 03:01 PM by Texchappy

I have three questions for ya: 1. Which is easier to learn? Fine tuning w...

1 05-08-2012 05:46 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Two No4 Planes

05-07-2012 06:39 PM by RussellAP

I went to an antique store that I haven’t been to in a while today. I s...

10 05-08-2012 02:02 AM
View usnret's profile

Tool gloat, handplanes, drill press, bandsaw, and more.

05-06-2012 08:41 PM by usnret

Well yesterday I saw an estate sale and stoppped by to take a look. Well I p...

13 05-08-2012 01:21 AM
View Don W's profile

Help identifying a Block Plane

05-08-2012 12:08 AM by Don W

I picked this up at a flea market. There are several on ebay just like it but...

2 05-08-2012 12:19 AM
View Texchappy's profile

Metric Chisel Question

05-07-2012 03:38 PM by Texchappy

I’m reading The Anarchist Tool Chest and wondering about my first tool ...

2 05-07-2012 04:43 PM
View Don W's profile

Flea Market finds

05-06-2012 09:35 PM by Don W

My first real Flea Market of the season. Off to a fair start. A stanle...

17 05-07-2012 04:26 PM
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04-29-2012 09:31 PM by krisrimes

I have begun the search for some hand planes and ran across this ad on Craigs...

25 05-06-2012 05:43 PM
View D_Allen's profile

Small parting tool

05-06-2012 05:36 PM by D_Allen

I had a set of blades from an old 4” jointer that was trashed. Ya see,...

1 05-06-2012 05:43 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Stanley No35

05-06-2012 04:58 PM by RussellAP

My Stanley No35 planer had a blade that someone tried to sharpen once but did...

0 05-06-2012 04:58 PM
View TrBlu's profile

Hand saw help?!?!?

05-05-2012 01:44 PM by TrBlu

I bought a Disston sway back saw this morning. I think it is a D-8. The etc...

3 05-06-2012 02:18 AM
View 12strings's profile

What tools do I NOT need?

05-03-2012 01:53 AM by 12strings

Adam Cherubini once had a post listing the tools that you DON’T NEED.Se...

40 05-05-2012 05:39 PM
View Brett's profile

Old backsaw with slightly bent blade?

05-03-2012 04:54 PM by Brett

I came across an old Atkins backsaw, about 15” long, at an antique mall...

3 05-04-2012 10:04 PM
View Texchappy's profile

Stanley #46

05-03-2012 11:34 PM by Texchappy

There’s an auction ending soon on a Stanley 46. I’ve been eyeing...

10 05-04-2012 09:46 PM
View jaidee's profile

Thoughts on this Stanley Plane?

05-04-2012 06:00 PM by jaidee

Hey all, I’m seriously considering buying this: http://www.rockle...

4 05-04-2012 06:31 PM

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