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Protractor head for starrett metric comb. square

10-20-2017 10:15 AM by mikey78

Hello guys,Just a quick question :I’m looking for a second hand protrac...

1 11-22-2017 03:55 PM
View olcoach's profile

Stanley 45 plane

11-22-2017 03:00 AM by olcoach

Is an old Stanley 45 plane a collectable or can I clean it up and make it a u...

3 11-22-2017 03:53 PM
View Fiddy's profile

Lie-Nielsen - Black Friday?

11-21-2017 12:37 PM by Fiddy

Looking to make a purchase and wondering if it would be best to wait for a sa...

4 11-22-2017 12:20 AM
View Kreg's profile

No. 5 Jack Plane Brand?

11-19-2017 05:59 PM by Kreg

Just picked up this No. 5 Jack Plane from a flea market for $15. Any idea wha...

8 11-21-2017 05:23 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

hand plane

11-17-2017 03:15 PM by buckbuster31

ok, I need help with a suggestion. I do a lot of large farm house tables. I...

14 11-20-2017 05:09 PM
View Chris Cook's profile

tool identification

11-03-2017 05:20 PM by Chris Cook

I know it seems that I only post inquiries about things unknown and I can see...

12 11-20-2017 01:32 PM
View Brett's profile

Need help - Stanley hand plane

11-15-2017 09:06 PM by Brett

Hi all. First post here. I need some help with a decision as to whether or...

13 11-19-2017 01:52 PM
View freerange's profile

hand plane brands

11-14-2017 04:15 PM by freerange

I guess Stanley is King when it comes to vintage hand planes. But what are so...

11 11-19-2017 01:31 PM
View Larry Wilson's profile

Workbench Top question

11-16-2017 06:08 PM by Larry Wilson

I want to build a split top Roubo bench. I plan on using Douglas Fir. My ques...

8 11-19-2017 06:29 AM
View Tennessee's profile

Eagle America promo code sale

11-17-2017 10:55 PM by Tennessee

I got my first Eagle America catalog in the mail a few days ago, and kind of ...

0 11-17-2017 10:55 PM
View Czokalapik's profile

Please help with tool identification

11-06-2017 02:22 PM by Czokalapik

Hello everyone. Can someone please tell me what is this tool? I just got it, ...

5 11-17-2017 05:26 PM
View Dwain's profile

Wood River v3 Replacement Iron for my 5 1/2

08-10-2017 05:27 PM by Dwain

Oh Hand Tool Masters, I ask to learn from your great knowledge. While clea...

9 11-16-2017 05:27 PM
View Jonathon Carrell's profile

Current options for hand drills

11-13-2017 06:06 AM by Jonathon Carrell

What (if any) are good options for new hand brace and rotary drills?

25 11-15-2017 06:25 PM
View jklingel's profile

Which planes are a "must"?

11-14-2017 06:43 AM by jklingel

I have two planes that I got from my dad. One is a simple Stanley, about 8...

14 11-15-2017 04:59 AM
View steveinaz's profile

Is anybody familiar with this chisel manufactturer

11-13-2017 02:11 PM by steveinaz

I picked these up at an Estate Auction. I cannot find anything on the web.On ...

6 11-14-2017 11:06 PM
View galooticus's profile

Work holding for plow plane

11-12-2017 04:17 PM by galooticus

Last night I was cutting a groove on the edge of a narrow board—18̶...

19 11-14-2017 05:22 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

Need help Identifying a couple of planes I've not seen before

11-13-2017 11:03 PM by JustplaneJeff

Union X23 on toeAnd then this one I believe to be home made. Any info ...

5 11-14-2017 01:36 AM
View Highwebl's profile

Masterforce Ratcheting Bar Clamps

11-10-2017 01:35 AM by Highwebl

I really like these clamps from Menard’s. I wanted to add something...

0 11-10-2017 01:35 AM
View jbswearingen's profile

First hand plane resto (user, not collectible). I'm hooked

11-07-2017 12:21 AM by jbswearingen

I’ve been a corded tool user since I started ww’ing but have want...

14 11-09-2017 08:27 PM
View ryanl's profile

First hand plane

10-29-2017 05:22 PM by ryanl

Looking at a first hand plane purchase. Any thoughts on which plane would be ...

40 11-09-2017 03:01 AM

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