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View Don W's profile

Milbro plane information

08-11-2011 04:29 PM by Don W

I purchased this plane on ebay. I bought it because it was advertised as an a...

19 08-20-2018 03:23 PM
View Wes123's profile

Warning RE Doing Business With IBC

08-17-2018 08:08 PM by Wes123

I posted a similar discussion about my experience with IBC in the reviews, bu...

15 08-19-2018 01:57 PM
View KenofShelby's profile

Looking for a clamp

08-19-2018 04:44 AM by KenofShelby

...I saw it on the Dremel site,,, It is a clamp that clamps over a 2×4, ...

1 08-19-2018 11:21 AM
View Bluenote38's profile

Making a No 45 knob

07-26-2018 10:27 PM by Bluenote38

I bought a Stanley No 45 and it needs a skate knob. It is not the newer ̶...

9 08-18-2018 10:27 PM
View projekt_papa's profile

Road-Trip: Best Place in Midwest to Window Shop for Tools

08-16-2018 04:38 PM by projekt_papa

I am looking to go on a short road-trip with my wife. What are the best place...

7 08-17-2018 01:41 PM
View austin350s10's profile

How to hand scrape and distress hard maple

08-15-2018 01:24 PM by austin350s10

I’m working on some hard maple stair treads that I’d like match t...

6 08-16-2018 01:34 AM
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...

1237 08-16-2018 01:13 AM
View MAS520's profile

Wards Master no.3 & KK 5 with pictures

08-13-2018 02:48 PM by MAS520

Recently purchased these two planes. Both are in need of a good cleaning but ...

7 08-15-2018 09:11 PM
View adot45's profile

Old Plane Repaired Every Way Possible

08-14-2018 09:03 PM by adot45

I did some woodwork for a neighbor and he asked me if I would like an old pla...

8 08-15-2018 12:45 AM
View Pendragon1998's profile

First time using Bahco saw sharpening files - not impressed

05-08-2015 06:54 PM by Pendragon1998

(First, let me say I am new to saw sharpening, so I may be to blame here. If...

11 08-13-2018 08:44 PM
View BroncoBrian's profile

Not So Square Try Square

08-11-2018 03:41 AM by BroncoBrian

Anyone else having issues with Crown Tools Try squares? I think I got thes...

33 08-13-2018 07:19 PM
View Jackcarter0714's profile

Lever cap won't close?

08-10-2018 08:05 PM by Jackcarter0714

I’ve finally gotten around to restoring a greatly needed jack plane for...

7 08-10-2018 11:41 PM
View DreamsOfSawDust's profile

Help! Identify my saw please.

08-09-2018 03:42 PM by DreamsOfSawDust

I am in possession of a couple of saws I received after the passi...

1 08-09-2018 03:59 PM
View adot45's profile

Keen Kutter or Frankenplane?

08-07-2018 12:04 PM by adot45

I picked this up thinking it was a Keen Kutter. The base has no Kx or KKx an...

11 08-08-2018 10:39 PM
View dca's profile

Interesting marking gauge

08-08-2018 11:19 AM by dca

Ishitani is one of my favorite woodworkers on Youtube (or anywhere, really) &...

3 08-08-2018 01:08 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...

186 08-07-2018 11:13 PM
View DaveInGA's profile

Lee Valley having internal problems?

04-12-2018 09:28 AM by DaveInGA

Hello All, In the last month or two, I’ve placed a lot of orders wit...

34 08-07-2018 05:45 PM
View mahdee's profile

Looks like Stanley but no markings.

08-06-2018 07:17 PM by mahdee

Just as the title says. Found this in a junk store yesterday and I have one ...

6 08-07-2018 01:49 PM
View the_ryantist's profile

LA Jack Only vs. Set of 3 Planes

08-01-2018 11:58 AM by the_ryantist

Hello, I’m new to the hand-tool world and I’m trying to decide...

27 08-06-2018 10:34 PM
View Ome's profile

22" #7 Hand plane, Made in USA only Id on it?

08-06-2018 08:39 PM by Ome

I found this “large” (22” )neglected hand plane for sale in...

2 08-06-2018 10:20 PM

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