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View thebenchroom's profile

The Tools Against Me...

10-08-2011 02:09 AM by thebenchroom

It’s as if my power tools understand now why their colleagues and counter par...

1 10-10-2011 02:55 PM
View lysdexic's profile

Why the WoodRiver #4 is so uncomfortable.

10-05-2011 05:10 AM by lysdexic

There have been several reviews here on LJ’s concerning the WR #4. I ha...

10 10-09-2011 10:32 PM
View Minamoto's profile

hand tool bubble

10-05-2011 03:05 PM by Minamoto

Is it just me, or does anyone else think that the prices for used hand tools ...

18 10-09-2011 11:54 AM
View lysdexic's profile

Renaissance in hand tool woodworking

10-04-2011 11:41 PM by lysdexic

There must be a Renaissance in hand tool wood working. There must be. I order...

11 10-08-2011 04:28 AM
View pariswoodworking's profile

What hand tools do I need?

10-05-2011 03:54 AM by pariswoodworking

I’m wanting to get more into using hand tools for everything and I was ...

31 10-07-2011 10:59 PM
View dpoisson's profile

Mastercraft turning chisels?

10-06-2011 05:35 PM by dpoisson

Hi folks, I’m just browsing through canadian tire’s website and c...

2 10-07-2011 02:23 PM
View Millo's profile

slightly curved work: spokeshaves, rasps, etc.

09-23-2011 06:20 AM by Millo

Hello, everyone… So, I am wanting to dig into this project of mine s...

19 10-06-2011 05:26 PM
View Brett's profile

Saws: West or East?

10-03-2011 05:53 PM by Brett

In an article in “Hand Tool Essentials”, Chris Schwarz said that ...

10 10-06-2011 04:40 AM
View maljr1980's profile

good starter chisel set

10-05-2011 05:05 AM by maljr1980

for those who may be looking for a starter set of chisels, the woodcraft webs...

2 10-05-2011 05:27 AM
View lysdexic's profile

Spraying tools with polyurethane

09-23-2011 06:20 AM by lysdexic

At one of the flea markets recently I can across a booth that had a lot of de...

4 10-05-2011 05:16 AM
View knighthood6's profile

Recently purchased planes, what do you think?

10-04-2011 04:13 PM by knighthood6

Picked up three old hand planes the other day. I thought maybe I will get aro...

7 10-05-2011 12:30 AM
View crank49's profile

Wood choice for plane totes.

09-28-2011 10:47 PM by crank49

I’m refurbishing some planes and need to make new totes. I have have...

12 10-04-2011 10:25 PM
View MrDan's profile

Looking for part for my Stanley No. 6

10-04-2011 07:52 AM by MrDan

I just bought an old No. 6 (type 11) at a garage sale but it was missing the ...

8 10-04-2011 08:26 PM
View hairy's profile

Drawknife rehab

10-04-2011 12:20 AM by hairy

3 and 1/2” blade length. All it needed was a little love. New handles ...

9 10-04-2011 01:59 PM
View willie's profile

Where are all the chisels?

09-30-2011 09:46 PM by willie

I go to quite a few garage sales, flea markets, and auctions in search of old...

21 10-04-2011 04:02 AM
View StumpyNubs's profile

My block plane has no identity! HELP!

10-03-2011 04:57 PM by StumpyNubs

Time for this plane to meet it’s maker! Just picked this one up for a s...

5 10-03-2011 05:41 PM
View andy6601's profile

Hand Plane rehab

09-30-2011 02:57 PM by andy6601

I found this guy on craigslist for $20.00 bucks, now it l...

8 10-03-2011 02:59 PM
View Gary Roberts's profile

Upcoming Stanley Tools Book

10-01-2011 08:07 PM by Gary Roberts

I hope this is allowable here? By the end of October, the Early American I...

7 10-03-2011 12:28 AM
View hairy's profile

Interesting old chisel

10-01-2011 05:16 PM by hairy

It has the D.R.Barton 1832 stamp on it.From what I’ve read, that’...

6 10-02-2011 09:55 PM
View simzzy's profile

the right chisel for the job

10-02-2011 05:45 PM by simzzy

I just recently started a new job with a homebuilder as a finishing carpentry...

1 10-02-2011 06:25 PM

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