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Stanley #5 with a knick in the iron

10-26-2015 01:13 PM by Shane

I’m having trouble with my #5. I’m very new to hand planes and I...

30 10-30-2015 12:50 AM
View Greg In Maryland's profile

Crown Moulding Picture Shelf

10-28-2015 10:50 PM by Greg In Maryland

Hi all, I am planning on making several crown moulding picture shelves sim...

3 10-29-2015 01:57 AM
View piddlingsmith's profile

Stanley 903 wood tool chest

10-28-2015 04:14 AM by piddlingsmith

I have a Stanley 903 wood tool chest. This tool chest is missing some tools a...

2 10-29-2015 12:26 AM
View Troyak's profile

Can anyone identify this all metal hand Drill

10-28-2015 09:23 PM by Troyak

This drill has a metal handle on it

2 10-28-2015 10:13 PM
View prodesigner's profile

Digital angle apps on iPad or tablet

10-27-2015 12:24 AM by prodesigner

Does anyone use any of the digital angle apps for your iPad or tablet? I have...

3 10-28-2015 03:17 AM
View treesner's profile

cross cut timber saw vs japanese version?

10-26-2015 04:13 PM by treesner

Hey guys i’m looking to get a larger one man cross cut saw that I could...

1 10-27-2015 11:11 PM
View jeffb33200's profile

Saw Plate Taper?

10-23-2015 08:03 PM by jeffb33200

Hi All, I am just learning how to saw and acquired an old, circa 1890̵...

10 10-27-2015 09:47 PM
View Francesco Gallarotti's profile

Frustration with end grain planing

10-25-2015 06:03 PM by Francesco Gallarotti

I have very little experience with woodworking since I recently started, but ...

17 10-27-2015 04:29 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Faithfull Hand Planes. What's the Catch?

04-06-2013 12:26 AM by Benvolio

So these planes have patchy reviews on the net but what’s there is gene...

13 10-25-2015 08:37 PM
View Tim S.'s profile

YASQ (Yet Another Sharpening Question)

10-05-2015 03:10 PM by Tim S.

TLDR: What do you think of this sharpening system? Coarse Dia-sharp (8 inch, ...

7 10-25-2015 08:33 PM
View drewpy's profile

vintage hand saw?

10-25-2015 03:39 PM by drewpy

Hi all. I’m looking for a hand saw to make simple cross cuts without fi...

4 10-25-2015 05:39 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Anyone ordered from Craftsman Studio site?

10-04-2015 04:13 PM by BigJohn

Just wondering I want to order a LN chisel but their website charges $18 ship...

5 10-25-2015 03:44 AM
View Fired_Yo_Momma's profile

So I am Going to Zurich and London, what Tools should I look for?

10-07-2015 02:37 AM by Fired_Yo_Momma

So the wifey and I are going to Zurich and London, actually flying into Londo...

11 10-24-2015 07:27 PM
View zippymorocco's profile

Brand new to planes and would love advice

10-22-2015 12:14 AM by zippymorocco

Hello all, I was given a wood river block plane a month ago and then purch...

16 10-24-2015 05:22 PM
View Blogarican's profile

what hand planers should I buy

10-09-2015 03:32 PM by Blogarican

Sorry if this is a redundant post but I didn’t find anything in the arc...

37 10-24-2015 09:37 AM
View knockknock's profile

I spy with my little eye:

10-22-2015 11:51 PM by knockknock

So I am watching an old episode of ‘The Artful Detective / Murdoch Myst...

4 10-23-2015 06:02 AM
View bruc101's profile

If it could only talk

10-23-2015 01:30 AM by bruc101

I bet it would have a story to tell.

1 10-23-2015 02:18 AM
View Catlike's profile

Hand brace chuck

10-22-2015 12:02 AM by Catlike

Is there such a thing as a keyed chuck I can buy for a hand brace? The fac...

3 10-22-2015 05:52 PM
View Mambrax's profile

No4 - Restoration - Opinion

10-20-2015 05:52 PM by Mambrax

I’m restoring a No4 Stanley. Nothing special there. However it’s ...

12 10-21-2015 09:28 PM
View Thuzmund's profile

Question about oils and acid - rusting on tools

09-29-2015 02:47 AM by Thuzmund

Hi, I have a weird question for those with encyclopedic knowledge. I̵...

26 10-19-2015 06:45 PM

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