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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...

3105 08-08-2018 07:33 PM
View dca's profile

Interesting marking gauge

08-08-2018 11:19 AM by dca

Ishitani is one of my favorite woodworkers on Youtube (or anywhere, really) &...

3 08-08-2018 01:08 PM
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Spoke Shaves of Your Dreams

10-18-2014 05:41 PM by poopiekat

The HOYD thread has solved so many issues, answered so many questions, and co...

186 08-07-2018 11:13 PM
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Lee Valley having internal problems?

04-12-2018 09:28 AM by DaveInGA

Hello All, In the last month or two, I’ve placed a lot of orders wit...

34 08-07-2018 05:45 PM
View mahdee's profile

Looks like Stanley but no markings.

08-06-2018 07:17 PM by mahdee

Just as the title says. Found this in a junk store yesterday and I have one ...

6 08-07-2018 01:49 PM
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LA Jack Only vs. Set of 3 Planes

08-01-2018 11:58 AM by the_ryantist

Hello, I’m new to the hand-tool world and I’m trying to decide...

27 08-06-2018 10:34 PM
View Ome's profile

22" #7 Hand plane, Made in USA only Id on it?

08-06-2018 08:39 PM by Ome

I found this “large” (22” )neglected hand plane for sale in...

2 08-06-2018 10:20 PM
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Help Identifying Tools

08-02-2018 08:30 PM by DonApplegate

I have several vintage carpenter tools I inherited from my great grandfather ...

15 08-06-2018 08:20 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

bench dog hand planes

01-06-2017 03:00 PM by buckbuster31

I just noticed the bench dog hand planes on rockler and seemed to be a great ...

10 08-06-2018 05:16 PM
View Oldtool's profile

Wooden bench plane question

08-06-2018 01:04 AM by Oldtool

I have a 16” wooden bench plane that I like to use for edge jointing ro...

5 08-06-2018 01:52 PM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Hand planes

08-01-2018 05:59 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

Hi All I am wondering if I was to start buying hand planes what would be a...

19 08-04-2018 07:56 PM
View beater's profile

Diamond stones and honing guides

08-02-2018 02:16 PM by beater

I have always used a Veritas honing guide for chisels and plane irons on my w...

14 08-04-2018 04:47 AM
View Brett's profile

Diamond stone question

07-30-2018 02:01 AM by Brett

Hey fellow woodworkers! I recently bought a set of diamond stones from bes...

13 08-02-2018 04:48 PM
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wkfinetools Going Dark

07-30-2018 01:24 PM by jacww

This amazing tool resource is no longer available and is “going dark...

10 08-01-2018 07:00 AM
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Paring Chisels in need of some TLC

07-06-2018 04:55 AM by Coddiwomple

My first post to Lumberjocks!I recently acquired a set of paring chisels that...

10 07-30-2018 05:34 PM
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Estate Sale Find: calipers & dial indicator

07-29-2018 11:39 PM by dakremer

Wondering if anyone knows anything about these. I bought these for next to n...

15 07-30-2018 04:27 PM
View beater's profile

Has anyone made a spur (nicker) for a Stanley #50?

07-29-2018 03:59 PM by beater

I just bought a Stanley #50 combination plane. One of the scoring spurs and i...

3 07-30-2018 03:00 PM
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Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 10:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

This thread is dedicated to hand tool renaissance we are experiencing in our ...

2347 07-29-2018 06:20 AM
View Rickaaayyy's profile

Can someone help me identify this tool?

07-27-2018 03:15 PM by Rickaaayyy

I found this tool in a recent trash salvage expedition and i can not figure o...

7 07-28-2018 03:33 PM
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Unusual Sargent Plane?

07-25-2018 05:17 PM by mahking51

Hi Guys,I am very new here so here goes! My wife just got a Sargent plane ...

2 07-25-2018 08:52 PM

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