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View Gene Howe's profile

For all you Neandrathals ...A new Plane helper from Veritas

04-01-2012 02:50 PM by Gene Howe

Totally AMAZING!4/1

8 04-01-2012 06:48 PM
View KenBry's profile

Stanley Bailey #4 restore

03-27-2012 03:10 AM by KenBry

I won this Stanley on Ebay for $20 shipped. I wanted it to learn a little and...

10 04-01-2012 04:34 AM
View OhDear's profile

Novice in need of some tool advice (long thread warning)

03-30-2012 06:04 PM by OhDear

Hi there folks, Just registered, seemed a great place to learn (been readi...

7 04-01-2012 02:53 AM
View fumehappy's profile

Dutch Plane restoration information request

03-27-2012 03:53 AM by fumehappy

Hello,I picked up this rebate/dado plane at the local flea market a few weeke...

4 03-31-2012 03:55 AM
View Brett's profile

John Spear saw?

03-30-2012 09:19 PM by Brett

Anybody know anything about “John Spear” saws? Are they good as e...

0 03-30-2012 09:19 PM
View ardbeg's profile

dove tail saw purchase help needed

03-28-2012 08:24 PM by ardbeg

Hi,I am considering buying a first dove tail saw and am wondering if the diff...

8 03-30-2012 02:47 PM
View Brandon's profile

Alternative for Nickel Plating?

03-30-2012 06:14 AM by Brandon

Does anyone have a good alternative for nickel plating? I have a few vintage ...

11 03-30-2012 01:40 PM
View ardbeg's profile

garrett wade plane question

03-29-2012 10:57 AM by ardbeg

I am trying to move from being a machine only type guy into using more hand t...

10 03-29-2012 11:48 PM
View gavinzagreb's profile

Is this a draw knife, a router plane, or something else.....

03-29-2012 05:47 PM by gavinzagreb

Is there a name for this ? Have you seen one before ? Searching for pl...

1 03-29-2012 06:08 PM
View shane 's profile

hand plane restoration

03-25-2012 12:44 AM by shane! com/ljimg/

8 03-29-2012 02:22 AM
View JCantin's profile

spring/miter clamp and plier sets

03-28-2012 10:00 PM by JCantin

I’m going to be doing some wainscotting and crown work and want to pick...

0 03-28-2012 10:00 PM
View Willeh's profile

Restored an old saw, now help me identify it!(pics of restore inside)

03-27-2012 12:20 AM by Willeh

All through my childhood, i recall this old saw hanging on the wall of my dad...

7 03-28-2012 09:35 PM
View bandit571's profile

High Tech saw vise???

03-28-2012 01:56 AM by bandit571

Got a few old saws hanging around the shop, snaggle teeth and all. I don...

2 03-28-2012 03:51 PM
View stroml's profile

Newbie: Hand Tool Essentials for Guitar Cab making?

03-25-2012 02:42 AM by stroml

Hey everyone, First post. I’ve been browsing a bit and plan to do a ...

4 03-27-2012 05:48 PM
View Marty Backe's profile

New Studley Tool Chest Pictures

03-27-2012 06:42 AM by Marty Backe

I happened to come across Chris Schwarz’s Flickr account and saw a bunc...

6 03-27-2012 01:50 PM
View COMO's profile

What Plane to start with for a power tool guy

03-26-2012 08:29 PM by COMO

I am fairly new to woodworking and have primarily made small projects (boxes,...

23 03-27-2012 04:47 AM
View KPW's profile

Charles Buck Chisels

03-26-2012 07:48 PM by KPW

I found these two chisels in an antique shop for a couple of bucks each. ...

5 03-26-2012 08:49 PM
View TNWoodwright's profile

Holding little work

03-25-2012 11:02 PM by TNWoodwright

Lots of info lately on workbenches and vises et-al But I have a bunch of je...

9 03-26-2012 04:44 AM
View duckkisser's profile

hollowing tool advise

03-25-2012 08:40 PM by duckkisser

geting my tax refund and like all responsible adults im going to spend it on ...

0 03-25-2012 08:40 PM
View bandit571's profile

new saw?

03-23-2012 07:42 PM by bandit571

Rust Hunter, out and about today. Stopped at a thrift store, and picked up...

1 03-25-2012 04:15 PM

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