Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View knotscott's profile

Hand Planes - What Are They Worth

12-02-2017 07:06 PM by knotscott

Hey there gurus. I just made an “unauthorized” purchase of a sub...

14 12-12-2017 03:37 AM
View carguy460's profile

Mallets of your dreams

10-05-2012 02:33 PM by carguy460

We have a handplane thread, a saw thread, a brace thread, and a chisel thread...

2723 12-12-2017 12:55 AM
View Mosquito's profile

Stanley #45 - 7 forms of fun in 1! - And other combination/moulding planes

11-15-2012 03:58 PM by Mosquito

The Stanley #45 This thread will serve as a “companion” of sor...

1753 12-11-2017 08:36 PM
View Holbs's profile

Which to convert to my first scrub plane...

12-09-2017 05:24 PM by Holbs

I have at my disposal some trial & error expendable metal & wooden ha...

18 12-11-2017 01:19 PM
View nakmuay's profile

Weird looking stanley 78

12-04-2017 12:14 PM by nakmuay

I was wondering if anybody had seen a Stanley 78 that loo...

8 12-08-2017 10:13 PM
View olcoach's profile

Disston D8 saw with slight bend

12-08-2017 01:32 AM by olcoach

Can the “slight” bend in a handsaw be fixed?

2 12-08-2017 05:04 PM
View amateur77's profile

Which Honing Paste do YOU Use?

12-06-2017 04:30 PM by amateur77

My setup currently is a 400 & 1000 Grit diamond stones , after that I giv...

6 12-07-2017 01:35 PM
View LDO2802's profile

Nickel electroplating

11-28-2017 04:04 AM by LDO2802

So I have decided to do electroplating on some of my restoration projects. Ot...

11 12-07-2017 12:20 AM
View Dontknow12's profile

Please tell me wat kinda saw this is

12-05-2017 01:57 PM by Dontknow12

Can any body hell identify this saw wat kind it is it would a great deal of ...

9 12-05-2017 10:20 PM
View Ben's profile

More chisel stuff - which set to buy/keep?

12-04-2017 10:46 PM by Ben

So I’ve been agonizing over the chisel question – how best to fil...

3 12-05-2017 09:07 PM
View wts's profile

What flatness tolerance can be achieved over a large surface with hand planes?

12-04-2017 02:44 PM by wts

I am a little newer to woodworking, and I recently built a 5’x3’ ...

9 12-05-2017 02:50 PM
View jtrz's profile

(Repost) How to get the most from this block plane

12-03-2017 05:53 AM by jtrz

For some reason there was an error with my last post so here I go again. I...

8 12-05-2017 01:40 AM
View jonthefellow's profile

Bench Vise Advice

12-04-2017 08:29 PM by jonthefellow

I’ve been scouring my local craigslist to see what deals are to be had ...

3 12-04-2017 09:03 PM
View SlimPickins's profile

Gate hardware eyelet nut size seems strange - perhaps this should be posted to a gate forum

12-04-2017 01:00 AM by SlimPickins

I just had a bizarre experience. I installed a gate using gate pins and eyel...

4 12-04-2017 03:35 AM
View BrentParkin's profile

What's on your bench right now?

11-28-2017 09:35 PM by BrentParkin

Recently the Old Tools List Serv had a running post about what was on people&...

18 12-02-2017 02:03 AM
View buckbuster31's profile

block plane

11-28-2017 08:34 PM by buckbuster31

can someone recommend one. not really interested in one I have to restore. ...

4 11-28-2017 10:14 PM
View thor2015's profile

Wilton vise restoration

11-27-2017 03:35 AM by thor2015

It’s been awhile but thought I would share a recent project with you al...

2 11-28-2017 05:09 AM
View Cbastiaan's profile

Restoring an old handsaw

11-27-2017 05:32 PM by Cbastiaan

I’m going to restore an old handsaw, but the bolts used in this saw, do not h...

3 11-27-2017 09:47 PM
View WorksWoodSlowly's profile

Figuring out Stanley 2358B mitre box

11-27-2017 05:37 PM by WorksWoodSlowly

I just picked one up and thought I had a great find until I started doing som...

0 11-27-2017 05:37 PM
View Sekthebuilder's profile

Help identifying a Canadian Hand Plane

11-18-2017 11:59 PM by Sekthebuilder

I have a Canadian made plane and I am having problems identifying the yea...

6 11-27-2017 07:34 AM

« prev 1 2 3 4 5 ... 262 next »
5238 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics