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Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

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Any thoughts about the Pinnacle Spokeshave?

8 days ago by vbraddy17

Just curious. I saw the radiused sole shave was onsale at woodcraft this mon...

1 8 days ago
View 12strings's profile

tongue and groove plane.

9 days ago by 12strings

I have the chance to buy an old Stanley tongue & groove plane for $65R...

15 8 days ago
View Tedster's profile

What is this "hook" shaped chisel?

8 days ago by Tedster

I got this small hook shaped chisel bundled with a bunch of turning chisels I...

13 8 days ago
View JohnSR's profile

Question about restoring Stanley 9 1/2 block plane

9 days ago by JohnSR

So I picked up a hand plane for 2 dollars at a flee market but it does not ha...

5 8 days ago
View ColonelTravis's profile

Questions for making a dovetail marking knife

11 days ago by ColonelTravis

What’s an ideal thickness for the kerf of a dovetail marking knife? Als...

9 9 days ago
View LoriF's profile

Lee Valley Vancouver BC **Antique Tool Sale Saturday, July 19th 10:00 - 5:00**

17 days ago by LoriF

More than 1000 wooden planes most priced at $10, assortment of steel planes a...

6 10 days ago
View Philip's profile

Making your own tools

10 days ago by Philip

Hey all, I am looking at making some tools and there are several people he...

7 10 days ago
View Mosquito's profile

Stanley #45 - 7 forms of fun in 1! - And other combination/moulding planes

622 days ago by Mosquito

The Stanley #45 This thread will serve as a “companion” of sor...

298 10 days ago
View layne's profile

Hand Engraved planes

730 days ago by layne

After a 6 month break I am back at the engraving bench. If yo...

20 10 days ago
View JBorfair's profile

Wood Chisels

25 days ago by JBorfair

I’m in the market for some new ones. I’ve been doing a lot of loo...

19 11 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Spots to Look for Stuff in/around Pittsburgh?

11 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey, not sure where to put this thread, but I travel a bit for work and will ...

1 11 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Kicking Myself... need a bailout

15 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey, I have a very nice Craftsman 3728 combination plane (made by Sargent I b...

16 12 days ago
View planeBill's profile

stanley #12 with a toothed blade

12 days ago by planeBill

I picked up a Stanley number 12 the other day and when I took it apart to beg...

5 12 days ago
View JoeinGa's profile

Stanley 32-1/2 rule, how old is it?

565 days ago by JoeinGa

Recently I saw a post about folding wood rules. Someone showed a pic of a poc...

8 12 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Hand Saw books & resources

14 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey folks, beginning my way into the world of handsaws. I posted earlier and ...

11 12 days ago
View Bill White's profile

Just a heads up.....

20 days ago by Bill White

I’ve not necessarily been a big fan of borg tooling, but recently neede...

10 13 days ago
View Alask's profile

A different hand plane

49 days ago by Alask

Hello folks, Few months before passed way (five years ago) my wife’s...

7 14 days ago
View natenaaron's profile

Record #7...Did I do well?

15 days ago by natenaaron

I don’t know anything about this jointer, except that it appears to be ...

6 14 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Best Magazine Resource

18 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey folks, wondering about your opinions about the best woodworking magazine ...

9 14 days ago
View Dr_T's profile

Need advice on possible restoration of OLD handplanes and other tools

18 days ago by Dr_T

Hi all! Hoping I can get some advice on a possible hand tool restoration pro...

3 15 days ago

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