Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View Jerlac's profile

Burning iron

12 days ago by Jerlac

I’m searching for a website to buy a branding iron since lee valleyR...

7 10 days ago
View klipartstudio's profile

Found some saws and a bit brace ratchet at a garage sale. Had some questions for the group?

12 days ago by klipartstudio

Hi everyone, I found a garage sale that was getting rid of all this in a b...

5 11 days ago
View skatefriday's profile

Hand planes of my nightmares.

15 days ago by skatefriday

Man I think I’ve fallen way down the rabbit hole. I needed to square...

34 11 days ago
View Brad's profile

Restoring a vintage miter box: Your expertise solicited!

796 days ago by Brad

Hey everyone, I picked up a Goodell Manufacturing Company miter box for $7...

26 11 days ago
View giser3546's profile

Hand planes not seeming to cooperate.

12 days ago by giser3546

I have few different hand planes… #3, #7 prewar Stanley, a #5, and a lo...

10 11 days ago
View Jim B's profile

Using vs. selling

14 days ago by Jim B

New member here. I have a tendency to lurk on forums without posting much, bu...

18 12 days ago
View Don W's profile (online now)

Looking for input from all Pennsylvania rust hunters

21 days ago by Don W

My wife and I have decided to take a few day for our anniversary and head to ...

7 12 days ago
View Ocelot's profile

Great deal right now on granite surface plate - not any more

25 days ago by Ocelot

[EDITED 8/15/14] Amazon’s current price is up to $97.90 with free ship...

13 14 days ago
View spclPatrolGroup's profile

Which pannel saw?

15 days ago by spclPatrolGroup

I have some amazon gift cards that I want to use to pick up a panel saw. I wa...

8 14 days ago
View JFred's profile

Stanley level

15 days ago by JFred

OK LJ Family, Needing some help on a stanley level SW. Is it possible to r...

4 15 days ago
View Robert Tutsky's profile

Hand Plane Edge Fence Build

15 days ago by Robert Tutsky

Recently I was having difficulty keeping a planed board edge square to the fa...

3 15 days ago
View Deltarich's profile

Veritas Low Angle Jack Plane and Lie Nielsen Blade?

17 days ago by Deltarich

I was reading an article posted by Marc Spagnuolo on the merits of the low an...

4 15 days ago
View Spratley's profile

Can anyone shed light on the Kordon Company of Cleveland, Ohio

730 days ago by Spratley

Does anyone know about this company? Don’t bother googling it, all you...

1 15 days ago
View comboprof's profile

Tool handles and boiled linseed oil questions.

16 days ago by comboprof

I have a few quick questions when soaking newly sanded vintage handles in BLO...

2 16 days ago
View HibbittyDibbitty's profile

Tuning up chisels - a quick [probably stupid] question

17 days ago by HibbittyDibbitty

I fully understand how dumb some of you will think I am for asking this quest...

17 16 days ago
View Ericc22's profile

Miter Box advise

20 days ago by Ericc22

Greetings, I am interested in purchasing a dead-on miter box. I will use i...

6 18 days ago
View Chuckiep268's profile

Masterforce F clamp vs. bessey tradesman clamp

194 days ago by Chuckiep268

I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the Menards Masterforce F c...

11 18 days ago
View Billy E's profile

Trying to decide on first (maybe only) handplane

24 days ago by Billy E

I’m trying to decide between a jack plane (15”) and a jointer pla...

31 18 days ago
View kyscroller's profile

Question on a Craftsman Plane

20 days ago by kyscroller

I picked up a Craftsman hand plane today for $10.00. Hope I didn’t do t...

6 19 days ago
View txn's profile

what are these worth?

20 days ago by txn

Got the square bench dogs out of a barn a few months ago and had plans to bui...

7 20 days ago

« prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 161 next »
3202 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase