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Flattening a WoodRiver Plane Iron

09-15-2014 04:06 PM by rhyvun

Hello all, first post, but been frequenting the forums for a bit now. I re...

24 09-18-2014 08:24 PM
View Kenny 's profile

Aftermarket plane irons and breakers, opinions?

03-01-2012 06:33 AM by Kenny

I’m looking for some general opinions about the different makers of aft...

32 09-18-2014 12:32 PM
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Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-06-2012 03:34 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

With a nod to the Epic Thread, there are hopefully enough hand-tool enthusias...

908 09-17-2014 10:15 PM
View SamuelP's profile

Workamates of our Dreams

02-25-2012 11:40 PM by SamuelP

A thread for that little helper who is always there when you need her. ...

268 09-16-2014 11:17 PM
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Where to buy saw files?

05-20-2013 05:46 PM by chrisstef

Ive been meaning to acquire all the tools necessary to reshape and sharpen up...

142 09-16-2014 11:42 AM
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Vises of Your Dreams

11-24-2013 02:59 AM by Airframer

Why not.. there is an “of your dreams” thread for everything else...

158 09-16-2014 12:53 AM
View ajshobby's profile

interesting ruler

09-14-2014 10:57 PM by ajshobby

Thought a few folks might find this interesting. 6 ft wooden ruler that ...

5 09-15-2014 01:06 AM
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Good price on Stanley Sweetheart Chisels

09-11-2014 05:46 AM by jtm

Just a heads up… The Stanley Sweetheart 750 chisels are on sale righ...

2 09-14-2014 06:59 PM
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Interesting Antique Awl-type Multitool

09-13-2014 05:57 PM by Bugnurd

Hi,Just returned from a round of yard saleing and came back with a bunch of g...

8 09-13-2014 07:37 PM
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first time plane restoration

09-11-2014 03:30 PM by Ub1chris

I recently got a #5 and #7. and when someone told me its a slippery sloe I...

15 09-13-2014 01:29 AM
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The Thoughtful Approach Towards Building a Clamp Collection

08-16-2014 03:44 PM by Too_Many_Tools

First post…long time lurker…so be kind. ;<) I recently have...

40 09-13-2014 01:17 AM
View comboprof's profile

I can grind and sharpen plane blade bevels.

09-11-2014 04:37 PM by comboprof

This I suppose is the conclusion of a three part frustration series I have ha...

12 09-12-2014 11:34 PM
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Powder coating hold fasts? Anyone tried?

09-10-2014 12:32 PM by mdraft

Hi everyone, I have a set of hold fasts that have a constant layer of surf...

14 09-11-2014 05:11 PM
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Japanese tools vocabulary

09-11-2014 04:19 PM by CreekOne

Hi. Im working on a blog post on Japanese tools names as a reference to no...

2 09-11-2014 04:29 PM
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Greatest amazon review ever?

09-04-2014 11:59 PM by endgrainy

I recently misplaced my hammer, and was shopping on amazon tonight for a new ...

9 09-11-2014 01:42 AM
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Early Union No. 5, a good deal?

09-10-2014 03:42 PM by MikeUT

I came across this Union no. 5 and I am trying to decide whether or not to bu...

4 09-11-2014 12:23 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

Flea market plane!

09-06-2014 02:36 PM by Bugnurd

I just picked up this plane at a flea market for $4! The only thing damaged o...

8 09-10-2014 03:12 PM
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Choosing a handsaw

07-04-2014 04:07 PM by liminalshadow

I’ve been trying to get started in woodworking for a couple months now....

19 09-10-2014 10:19 AM
View comboprof's profile

Bevel grinding frustration.

09-09-2014 07:43 PM by comboprof

This is basically a continuation of Help! Shaping the bevel with a grinder qu...

6 09-09-2014 11:55 PM
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Plane Advice

09-09-2014 09:38 PM by marco2800

Hi guys, As I continue the finish work on my home I am more and more start...

1 09-09-2014 09:56 PM

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