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Another question regarding plane for shooting board

07-15-2016 02:03 AM by Ray

I am thinking about buying a Stanley 62 for my shooting board. I don’t ...

8 07-17-2016 12:57 AM
View Eric's profile

What would you do here?

07-16-2016 10:48 AM by Eric

I’m building a (sitting) bench from a 2” thick piece of mahogany....

8 07-16-2016 11:37 PM
View trevor7428's profile

Stone sharpening assistance

07-12-2016 03:01 PM by trevor7428

New sharpener here looking for some assistance. So I’ve been looking...

26 07-14-2016 05:48 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Your opinion on LN plane return

07-14-2016 04:34 PM by BigJohn

Need some advice on this. I finally got my LN 140 skew block plane. I took ...

3 07-14-2016 04:58 PM
View mlipps's profile

New Lie Nielsen LA block plane

07-13-2016 09:54 PM by mlipps

Hi All, I just got a brand new LA block plane from LN. It looks and feel ...

6 07-14-2016 12:24 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

How can I cut circle grooves with hand tools?

07-11-2016 01:19 PM by Combo Prof

Using non-electric hand tools only. I would like to cut a 2 or 2.5 inch...

28 07-13-2016 03:01 PM
View Airframer's profile

Vises of Your Dreams

11-24-2013 02:59 AM by Airframer

Why not.. there is an “of your dreams” thread for everything else...

296 07-12-2016 08:25 PM
View Don W's profile

Levels of your dreams

06-18-2016 06:03 PM by Don W

Its been a while since I started a new thread here, and I just realized we ha...

25 07-12-2016 04:22 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

New skill achieved

07-11-2016 01:13 AM by bbasiaga

OK, so I know this is very basic for a lot of you but I’m still proud o...

8 07-12-2016 03:58 PM
View Mosquito's profile

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

11-15-2012 03:58 PM by Mosquito

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

884 07-12-2016 01:23 PM
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07-11-2016 03:14 AM by jwmalone

Hey guys bought a Stanley G12-220 for 5 bucks in a flea market made in Englan...

6 07-12-2016 01:25 AM
View luthierwnc's profile

Mostly completed low angle bench plane

03-23-2016 01:32 AM by luthierwnc

When I first joined LJ a few months ago I wondered in my introductory post if...

9 07-11-2016 08:55 PM
View JWPopp's profile

Washer for Millers Falls 74C Miter Box

07-09-2016 11:48 AM by JWPopp

Hi, Folks - I’ve an old 74C that’s virtually perfect, except t...

4 07-11-2016 08:16 AM
View MattC35's profile

Can you help me ID this tool?

07-10-2016 03:43 PM by MattC35

Hi Folks, Brand new to the forum. Always interest in vintage woodworking t...

6 07-10-2016 04:30 PM
View AudibleVelvet's profile

Can I pepper you all with questions?

07-09-2016 11:48 AM by AudibleVelvet

I have been inspired to start doing some work with hand tools. I intend to b...

16 07-10-2016 12:24 PM
View Axle505's profile

Total newb needs advice: Shoulder plane vs. Bullnose plane

07-09-2016 06:53 PM by Axle505

So, on another post, I asked you good people to tell me what you thought migh...

4 07-10-2016 07:09 AM
View Axle505's profile

This forum decides it: Newby needs help on shoulder plane choice.

07-03-2016 06:02 PM by Axle505

Hi, all! I’m attending a community college program part-time, after ...

15 07-10-2016 07:01 AM
View poopiekat's profile

The Infamous Stanley "Handyman" Line of Planes & Tools

07-03-2013 05:34 PM by poopiekat

We’re all aware of the decline of quality in Stanley tools over the las...

79 07-10-2016 12:46 AM
View jimmyhopps's profile

Dovetail chisel's required?

07-09-2016 11:53 PM by jimmyhopps

Am about to do my first set of (half blind) dovetail drawers. Using the 1:7...

1 07-10-2016 12:16 AM
View jwmalone's profile

type 19

07-07-2016 04:19 PM by jwmalone

My cousin stopped by this morning, gave me an old tool that he found thought ...

12 07-09-2016 10:14 PM

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