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Help Identify These Items

07-20-2017 09:40 PM by summerfi

I recently bought a bunch of old tools that formerly belonged to a millwright...

10 07-20-2017 11:53 PM
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Mirock's precision speed square

07-19-2017 12:34 AM by William Shelley

Just received my speed square from Mirock, I chose one with Imperial measurem...

2 07-20-2017 01:46 AM
View gargey's profile

Iron Lie Nielsen No 3

07-14-2017 07:00 PM by gargey

Has or does Lie Nielsen ever make the smaller bench planes in iron, rather th...

18 07-19-2017 04:45 PM
View OleGrump's profile

Fulton Combination Plane Question

07-17-2017 04:15 PM by OleGrump

I have owned and used a Fulton combination plane (the one with the reticulate...

6 07-19-2017 01:28 PM
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Spokeshave Identification

07-17-2017 09:48 PM by OleGrump

Since I’m asking questions, here’s a recent find. Whodunit…...

5 07-18-2017 08:03 PM
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Don's Dream

07-14-2017 01:12 PM by Don W

I found this saved from a little over 5 years ago. I’ve searched and ca...

6 07-18-2017 10:38 AM
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Wood Chisel Makers and Their Trademarks

10-06-2016 03:24 AM by Woodiewannabe

Hello All, I don’t know about any of you, but I run across lots of...

18 07-15-2017 01:33 AM
View OleGrump's profile

Replacement Cutters For Stanley #50 Plow Plane

07-13-2017 05:12 PM by OleGrump

While I’m pretty sure that this question won’t really go anywhere...

5 07-14-2017 03:34 PM
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Questions from an infill newbie

07-03-2017 07:09 PM by mmcc73

I acquired a couple of infill planes today. I’ve never owned much less ...

7 07-13-2017 11:48 PM
View gargey's profile

Market Opportunity: PMV-11 for Lie-Nielsen

07-10-2017 05:10 PM by gargey

Veritas’s PMV-11 blades for old Stanley/Record planes don’t fit i...

8 07-13-2017 08:38 PM
View Marn64's profile

What should I do with this somewhat uncommon Stanley plane part?

07-11-2017 06:37 PM by Marn64

So as some of you may remember, about a year ago I found a type 3 Stanley Bed...

9 07-13-2017 04:46 AM
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Shooting board plane

10-27-2013 04:56 PM by Carl_unplugged

I just bought a shooting board plane (cheap) at an antiques store...

8 07-12-2017 08:20 PM
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Hand saw power saw

07-08-2017 05:52 AM by bruc101

I sho am glad I live in the day of the power saw, especially at my age now. ...

9 07-12-2017 03:54 AM
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Infill dovetailed plane kit

07-12-2017 02:58 AM by Jacksdad

I’m looking for infill plane kit, I’d like a shoulder plane or a ...

1 07-12-2017 03:17 AM
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07-09-2017 12:55 PM by GR8HUNTER

I had LJ Fridge name …..nothing real good here ..but was a GREAT learn...

9 07-11-2017 03:00 PM
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Best type of handsaw for removing inlay scrap.

06-28-2017 12:11 AM by Mpakirk

I am looking for the best handsaw for removing the inlay scrap wood from the ...

9 07-11-2017 01:57 AM
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Old block plane

07-09-2017 03:54 PM by Dan Higham

Hi everyone, On a recent trip to England, I took possession of my grandfat...

9 07-10-2017 10:29 PM
View dinu's profile

Removing rust from old hand tools

07-09-2017 04:19 PM by dinu

I have acquired few old hand planes and saws over last three/four years. All ...

14 07-10-2017 08:27 PM
View GrizzlyJake's profile

New to woodworking and hand tool/plane questions

07-06-2017 08:20 PM by GrizzlyJake

Hi everyone. First let me say that I love this forum. Im a younger guy (33)...

12 07-10-2017 12:28 PM
View GregTP's profile

Type 5 No. 6

07-09-2017 12:57 AM by GregTP

I paid $15 for a Stanley No. 6, Type 5 at a yard sale this morning in good sh...

4 07-10-2017 11:23 AM

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