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Hand Saw Source

07-18-2016 06:21 PM by tealetm

I picked up a good condition Stanley 150 mitre box for next to nothing- witho...

3 07-18-2016 08:34 PM
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07-17-2016 09:06 PM by jwmalone

I know the sb4 doesn’t have a great rep, but the sole is flat the c...

4 07-18-2016 07:10 PM
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07-13-2016 12:48 AM by jwmalone

Okay I’m down to the Pythagorean theorem to square any damn thing. I kn...

57 07-18-2016 04:59 PM
View Axle505's profile

May I post a photo of my finished metal plane in Projects

07-18-2016 01:41 AM by Axle505

Just thought I’d ask. Thanks.

2 07-18-2016 11:45 AM
View Charlie383's profile

A question of sole

07-06-2016 05:47 PM by Charlie383

I am new to the site and looking for some information. I have a Stanly #27 tr...

3 07-18-2016 05:52 AM
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

06-26-2011 01:17 AM by Don W

Following some of the plane and other tool threads has been pretty interestin...

13294 07-17-2016 11:15 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Plane Iron Camber

07-17-2016 12:22 AM by Gerald Thompson

I am in the midst of learning how to hollow grind plane irons. I tried the L...

5 07-17-2016 11:10 PM
View Ray's profile

Another question regarding plane for shooting board

07-15-2016 02:03 AM by Ray

I am thinking about buying a Stanley 62 for my shooting board. I don’t ...

8 07-17-2016 12:57 AM
View Eric's profile

What would you do here?

07-16-2016 10:48 AM by Eric

I’m building a (sitting) bench from a 2” thick piece of mahogany....

8 07-16-2016 11:37 PM
View trevor7428's profile

Stone sharpening assistance

07-12-2016 03:01 PM by trevor7428

New sharpener here looking for some assistance. So I’ve been looking...

26 07-14-2016 05:48 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Your opinion on LN plane return

07-14-2016 04:34 PM by BigJohn

Need some advice on this. I finally got my LN 140 skew block plane. I took ...

3 07-14-2016 04:58 PM
View mlipps's profile

New Lie Nielsen LA block plane

07-13-2016 09:54 PM by mlipps

Hi All, I just got a brand new LA block plane from LN. It looks and feel ...

6 07-14-2016 12:24 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...

1790 07-13-2016 06:10 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

How can I cut circle grooves with hand tools?

07-11-2016 01:19 PM by Combo Prof

Using non-electric hand tools only. I would like to cut a 2 or 2.5 inch...

28 07-13-2016 03:01 PM
View Airframer's profile

Vises of Your Dreams

11-24-2013 02:59 AM by Airframer

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

296 07-12-2016 08:25 PM
View Don W's profile

Levels of your dreams

06-18-2016 06:03 PM by Don W

Its been a while since I started a new thread here, and I just realized we ha...

25 07-12-2016 04:22 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

New skill achieved

07-11-2016 01:13 AM by bbasiaga

OK, so I know this is very basic for a lot of you but I’m still proud o...

8 07-12-2016 03:58 PM
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...

884 07-12-2016 01:23 PM
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07-11-2016 03:14 AM by jwmalone

Hey guys bought a Stanley G12-220 for 5 bucks in a flea market made in Englan...

6 07-12-2016 01:25 AM
View luthierwnc's profile

Mostly completed low angle bench plane

03-23-2016 01:32 AM by luthierwnc

When I first joined LJ a few months ago I wondered in my introductory post if...

9 07-11-2016 08:55 PM

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