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View woodbutcherbynight's profile

Metric only measuring tools source in USA

10-13-2017 03:36 AM by woodbutcherbynight

Anyone have a decent priced source for metric only combination square or mayb...

16 10-16-2017 12:39 AM
View Dutchman123's profile

Stanley 45 cleaning

10-14-2017 04:33 PM by Dutchman123

Hi I just recently purchased a Stanley 45 plane and just watch the Woodwright...

2 10-14-2017 04:55 PM
View andre_p's profile

Removing machining marks from Stanley 750 chisels...

07-09-2016 10:11 AM by andre_p

I’m looking for advice about the best way to remove the machining marks...

14 10-14-2017 04:40 PM
View J_Ellis_G's profile

Info on old hatchet

10-12-2017 04:43 PM by J_Ellis_G

Picked up this little guy the other day. Haven’t been able to find refe...

1 10-14-2017 12:53 PM
View WorksInTheory's profile

Help identifying this plane and restoring

10-02-2017 07:57 PM by WorksInTheory

Hi – life with work and 4 kids really hasn’t afforded me much tim...

5 10-13-2017 03:36 PM
View MajorJim's profile

Langdon Acme Rehab

11-16-2012 09:11 AM by MajorJim

Greetings! I have looked to this site for a long time as a reference and r...

4 10-12-2017 11:50 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...

1707 10-11-2017 04:55 AM
View Just_Iain's profile

Over the top Kids Tools Box - What would you put in?

10-10-2017 11:46 PM by Just_Iain

Imagine that the first magical Grandchild is going to appear shortly. What wo...

8 10-11-2017 02:13 AM
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...

326 10-10-2017 11:20 PM
View fivecodys's profile

My Badly Pitted Stanley No 4

10-07-2017 07:11 PM by fivecodys

A couple of months ago I bought a Stanley No 4 (type 19) off the internet.I w...

13 10-09-2017 11:35 PM
View lumber_jerk's profile

Suspicious Mitre Saw-Goodell?..before the Pratt/Langdon/Miller/Ford/Coke/Apple-gelotinous-meld-merge

10-07-2017 05:43 AM by lumber_jerk

Any of you Lumberpervs ever see a box like this? Folded steel? Green pa...

7 10-09-2017 01:07 AM
View EricLew's profile

Stanley Planes on Craigs List

10-07-2017 03:46 AM by EricLew

I’m looking to get into planes, in fact I am going to the Lie-Nielsen H...

13 10-08-2017 03:07 PM
View HarleySoftailDeuce's profile

Dovetail saw for small work

10-07-2017 07:47 PM by HarleySoftailDeuce

Hello all LJ members… I’m attempting to build Thomas Jefferson’s lap...

5 10-07-2017 11:34 PM
View Ben's profile

Adding another chisel set

10-02-2017 12:25 AM by Ben

Hi Gang, I’ve been saving up and acquiring high quality tools for my...

15 10-07-2017 08:21 PM
View Galootinator's profile

Your favorite router plane...

10-04-2017 01:21 PM by Galootinator

I’m in the market for a router plane and thought it would be nice to he...

38 10-07-2017 02:24 PM
View mike12ophone's profile

Flattening Rough Board with only Low Angle Jack?

10-06-2017 12:44 PM by mike12ophone

I’m sure this has been addressed before but my Google skills are failin...

26 10-07-2017 01:37 PM
View highwayman42's profile

Dixon fret saw

10-05-2017 02:02 AM by highwayman42

Hello everyone, I’ve been getting really into older woodworking hand tools bu...

1 10-07-2017 03:52 AM
View JADobson's profile (online now)

New Mitre Box from LV

10-06-2017 05:36 PM by JADobson

Anyone seen this yet?

6 10-07-2017 12:51 AM
View Sab1982's profile

Need help identifying old Disston

10-07-2017 12:36 AM by Sab1982

Hi all! I recently found an old Disston at a garage sale. I can’t seem to fi...

2 10-07-2017 12:48 AM
View Gaffneylumber's profile

Novice hand plane question

09-25-2017 03:43 PM by Gaffneylumber

So I picked up these two handplanes at a yardsale this weekend fo...

7 10-06-2017 01:14 PM

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