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Krenov jointer questions.

12-03-2018 02:18 PM by Mark Shultz

I’ve been watching videos and reading about krenov planes, for my first...

3 12-03-2018 03:58 PM
View surrywood's profile

How would you hand plow a groove in a cutting board?

12-01-2018 10:58 PM by surrywood

Hello everyone,So my wife wants a specific size cutting board (24×18x1) ...

10 12-03-2018 02:38 PM
View MOJOE's profile

Wards Masters #4

12-02-2018 06:56 PM by MOJOE

Hi Folks, I received a Wards Masters #4 plane after the passing of my fath...

3 12-02-2018 07:53 PM
View newbie65's profile

Marking guage

11-29-2018 01:39 PM by newbie65

Good morning!!!!! How y’all doing this morning? Pretty chilly here at t...

7 12-01-2018 09:53 PM
View SMP's profile

Veritas vs LN saws? And tapered or non tapered?

11-30-2018 03:44 PM by SMP

Hello all, I need to get some hand saws, and have narrowed it down to thes...

9 11-30-2018 08:06 PM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

1/2 Blind dovetail update

11-28-2018 09:48 PM by AlaskaGuy

As some of you know (Some of you gave me tips) I’ve been practicing han...

17 11-30-2018 04:39 AM
View leftcoaster's profile

flattening end grain cutting boards

11-28-2018 05:35 PM by leftcoaster

Hi, I don’t have a drum sander and hate using my router or my ROS for t...

9 11-29-2018 12:37 AM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Is this leg vise worth anything?

11-27-2018 12:36 AM by JohnMcClure

Found this in a local antique shop. Not priced.Anyone want it? What’...

6 11-28-2018 06:14 PM
View Pyro's profile

Sharpening for beginners

11-18-2018 01:15 AM by Pyro

Hey guys, I’m looking for a low cost, entry level way to sharpen my ...

15 11-28-2018 03:03 PM
View nexgen91's profile

Have a (newer) Stanley 92 shoulder plane, should I go large or "upgrade" my current 3/4"

11-27-2018 07:28 PM by nexgen91

I have a Stanley 92 that I have been using to clean up shoulders and squaring...

2 11-27-2018 10:10 PM
View NCJOB's profile

Bailey No. 3 wood plane question

11-27-2018 12:01 AM by NCJOB

I have just gotten into using hand planes and have discovered what a great to...

6 11-27-2018 06:29 PM
View newbie65's profile

Wood planes

11-20-2018 03:17 PM by newbie65

Hey y’all, Newbie here, want some advise as to what type of plane to st...

7 11-27-2018 04:09 PM
View moardie's profile

(closed) Iwasaki Chisel Set

11-18-2018 01:41 PM by moardie

I saw this chisel set on craigslist and I am looking for a good set for dovet...

62 11-27-2018 03:16 PM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

Anyone know this company?

11-26-2018 12:27 AM by AlaskaGuy The usua...

7 11-26-2018 04:27 PM
View markf31's profile

Planing stop placement

11-26-2018 04:01 PM by markf31

I bought the Benchcrafted Planing Stop a number of months ago and after compl...

0 11-26-2018 04:01 PM
View Bill Berklich's profile

Bringing the 45 online

11-20-2018 02:01 AM by Bill Berklich

The 45 is finally usable and I started to run a bead on a drawer front for my...

8 11-26-2018 01:35 PM
View WorksWoodSlowly's profile

Using antique post drill or handcrank drill press

11-18-2018 12:43 AM by WorksWoodSlowly

I’m a fan of using old fashioned tools. I’ve been thinking of bu...

5 11-26-2018 01:31 AM
View PPBart's profile

Stanley 118

11-24-2018 11:17 PM by PPBart

I had never actually seen on of these before, so when I spotted it in a local...

4 11-25-2018 04:14 AM
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Stanley 118

11-24-2018 11:05 PM by PPBart

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0 11-24-2018 11:05 PM
View Lovegasoline's profile

UltraSharp Diamond Stones ... Anyone Here Using Them?

05-16-2018 11:35 PM by Lovegasoline

I’ve got some water stones but I want to try out diamond stones because...

20 11-24-2018 12:52 AM

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