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Stanley Sweetheart Addicts Anonymous

78 days ago by Airframer

I realized today as I was plugging away at my pile of tools to cleanup and or...

64 10 days ago
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Now What?

12 days ago by Gerald Thompson

I know I believe I know where I put it, but I’M not sure I realize wher...

29 11 days ago
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Spinning Saw Nuts

12 days ago by PeteHotard

Picked up a Diston D-8 the other day for cheap. Went to take the handle off ...

3 11 days ago
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Veritas spider vise

14 days ago by JohnChung

Amazing With all the machining and material the price is pretty decent. ht...

11 12 days ago
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Chisel point nasty

12 days ago by mIps

Well I managed to bugger up the pointy end of my one and only chisel. So, now...

3 12 days ago
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Big Box New Tools?

15 days ago by DustyCellist

Since my last thread on a dust-free shop (asthma) I cut some fallen branches ...

20 12 days ago
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Using Iwasaki Rasps

12 days ago by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I just received some fine and extra fine Iwasaki rasps for my bi...

5 12 days ago
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hand tool list

37 days ago by alexdom_89

For the people who use these tools on a daily what are your must have cant li...

13 13 days ago
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Help needed with small automatic Screwdriver.

36 days ago by MichiganCur

I have this little automatic Screwdriver, it was getting jammed, after some p...

4 13 days ago
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The Treatsye Twelve and the Story of the long lost Bedrock #601

14 days ago by reedwood


10 13 days ago
View WayneC's profile

Interesting web page covering the history of drills.

25 days ago by WayneC

I posted this in the Vintage drills of your dreams thread but thought others...

6 14 days ago
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BLO for rosewood?

15 days ago by BJODay

I’ve cleaned up a couple of old Stanley plane. I sanded the totes and k...

5 15 days ago
View Ray's profile

Want to ID the mortise guage

15 days ago by Ray

It is not old, but I have not been able to find any information on it. I did ...

3 15 days ago
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A Great Lead on Some Vintage Planes and Tools, Tucson Az

26 days ago by poopiekat

This is an Estate Sale that somebody advised me about, starting Saturday....

35 15 days ago
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Lee Valley Tapered Plane Irons

16 days ago by BubbaIBA

I finally got around to ordering a couple of LV’s tapered plane irons a...

5 16 days ago
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Stanley block planes question

17 days ago by athomas5009

I was looking to get a block plane soon and was looking for a little advice /...

15 16 days ago
View Blaz's profile

Wooden handplane with large mouth

19 days ago by Blaz

Hi there, I received a wooden handplane as a gift. It has 48 mm wide blade...

9 16 days ago
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Curiosity about straight edges and metal

24 days ago by Purrmaster

This post is largely just for the sake curiosity. I know very little about...

45 16 days ago
View Luke2220's profile

Using a card scarper on edge grain/say no to sandpaper

17 days ago by Luke2220

I’m building a coffee table out of 150 year old heart pine. I don’...

4 16 days ago
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Craigslist - Rochester NY

17 days ago by bbc557ci

Lotta chisels, planes, etc. and few power tools for sale. I have no connec...

3 16 days ago

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