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View mision56's profile

Hand cut dovetails - Progress But Not Complete

09-25-2017 04:36 PM by mision56

Hi all, I have been woodworkin for about 10 years total but have only rea...

13 10-05-2017 02:40 AM
View darnes's profile

Lot of old tools I recently acquired; play the what the hell is it game!

10-02-2017 11:53 PM by darnes

Going to start posting some pictures here in a minute. Here is the back story...

43 10-04-2017 03:59 PM
View crowlader's profile

Hand Planes 101

09-25-2017 07:56 PM by crowlader

When it comes to hand planes I have ZERO experience. And as an outsider looki...

29 10-04-2017 01:44 AM
View woodywoodwood's profile

Need help aging Barton Drawknife, unusual logo

07-24-2017 07:51 PM by woodywoodwood

I picked up this drawknife and am trying to get an idea of when it was manufa...

2 10-03-2017 04:26 PM
View Monte Milanuk's profile

Ryoba saw - rip cutting

07-31-2017 04:36 PM by Monte Milanuk

I’ve been having fits using the rip teeth on the ryoba saws I have. Ev...

1 10-03-2017 03:53 PM
View Ray's profile

Craftsman planes with red frog

08-23-2017 12:59 AM by Ray

Can someone tell me the years of manufacture for red frog Craftsman planes? ...

1 10-03-2017 01:22 PM
View Galootinator's profile

First time plane tote repair

10-03-2017 11:42 AM by Galootinator

i thought I would post a couple of pics of my first plane tote repair. I was...

3 10-03-2017 11:46 AM
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Chapin-Stephens Co. no. 1 1/2 level with pop up sights?????

10-02-2017 08:08 PM by Galootinator

Greetings all, I’m brand new to this community, but I’ve been ...

7 10-02-2017 11:42 PM
View jwisbey's profile

Suggested species for handle of socket chisel set

09-30-2017 03:24 AM by jwisbey

I just acquired a set of socket chisels that I want to turn a new set of hand...

4 10-02-2017 04:21 PM
View BrentParkin's profile

J.Fox & Sons spokeshave

10-02-2017 12:58 AM by BrentParkin

I found an ebony spokeshave today that should clean up to be a fantastic tool...

3 10-02-2017 01:59 PM
View harrison17's profile

I Need Help with Lie-Nielsen Planes

09-28-2017 01:23 AM by harrison17

Two part question… First I’m gearing up to order a Lie-Nielsen...

38 09-29-2017 07:42 PM
View Stephenw's profile

Measuring and Marking Tools of Your Dreams

12-21-2012 12:07 AM by Stephenw

There a several “of your dreams” topics on this forum. Why not...

1230 09-29-2017 02:43 PM
View BB1's profile

Chisel suggestions

09-26-2017 10:45 AM by BB1

Looking at a project that includes making a mortise. New adventure that requ...

20 09-27-2017 10:52 PM
View Gadabout55's profile

Sjobergs Smart Workstation Pro Vise

09-25-2017 12:57 AM by Gadabout55

Anybody have any experience with this? I’m contemplating a purchase. Mi...

2 09-26-2017 05:38 PM
View Rhickman's profile

Maple to Infill Jack/Jointer Plane

09-25-2017 02:01 AM by Rhickman

Hi there everyone. My name is Rick and I’m new to the forum. Also new t...

9 09-26-2017 03:16 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Spoke Shaves of Your Dreams

10-18-2014 05:41 PM by poopiekat

The HOYD thread has solved so many issues, answered so many questions, and co...

168 09-25-2017 03:12 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

(closed) Everyones favorite "Gimmicky" tool

09-22-2017 03:34 PM by buckbuster31

I wouldn’t exactly call it a gimmick, but I absolute love my glue bot. ...

49 09-24-2017 11:32 PM
View HNBrewster's profile

Not Sure if I'm in the right place.

09-24-2017 04:24 AM by HNBrewster

I’m trying to find out what this tool is, and because I have no clue th...

6 09-24-2017 06:58 AM
View Dwain's profile

So work took me to Portland, Maine this week...

09-24-2017 12:30 AM by Dwain

Had to be away from the family for work this weekend. One small consolation ...

1 09-24-2017 01:04 AM
View hornhunter's profile

Any idea what this is?

09-23-2017 05:15 PM by hornhunter

My cousin was cleaning out his garage and found this. The right side is i...

4 09-24-2017 12:12 AM

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