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Shoulder plane iron width

03-07-2017 08:07 AM by Carloz

I just received a Stanley Sweetheart 92 shoulder plane. The sides seems to be...

6 03-07-2017 09:05 PM
View ChefHDAN's profile

PRO & CON These three sharpening kits

03-05-2017 03:12 PM by ChefHDAN

Looking to draw on the experience and wisdom of the LJ’s. I’ve g...

14 03-07-2017 04:59 AM
View FoundSheep's profile

Hammer Handle, Wood Species

03-05-2017 02:23 PM by FoundSheep

I’ve been trying to find an answer, but I haven’t been able to fi...

12 03-06-2017 02:35 AM
View KelRob7's profile

Stanley 36 plane

03-05-2017 02:23 PM by KelRob7

Hi, I have what I think is a Stanley 36. I has a 2 3/8 plane iron. Does th...

4 03-05-2017 11:28 PM
View r33tc0w's profile

Craigslist Finds

03-03-2017 11:21 PM by r33tc0w

Ok, so need some feedback for much I should spend on these items -or I guess...

14 03-05-2017 05:54 AM
View joraff's profile

Craigslist hand plane values

03-02-2017 12:57 AM by joraff

Hi LJs, I am looking to start a hand plane collection and found a local se...

24 03-04-2017 06:02 PM
View robscastle's profile

Ivans two Chisels...? A puzzling dilemma ( Actually Gouges)

02-26-2017 10:54 PM by robscastle

I was given some tools that were part of my daughters DIL Dad’s toolkit...

15 03-02-2017 10:48 AM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Saw bench

03-02-2017 06:25 AM by newwoodbutcher

My work bench for 25 years was an old bookshelf, turned on its side with two ...

1 03-02-2017 10:12 AM
View JADobson's profile

What is this tool?

03-02-2017 03:05 AM by JADobson

Saw this ad on my local kijiji. Thought I might try to help the guy out but I...

3 03-02-2017 03:31 AM
View Carol's profile

squaring my square

01-17-2017 03:57 PM by Carol

this is so aggravating! took my combo square down off the rack, squaring up t...

12 03-02-2017 02:51 AM
View Jteunis's profile

NorCraft Hand Planer

03-02-2017 12:57 AM by Jteunis

I’m looking for a NorCraft Hand Planer to purchase. Anyone know of thes...

0 03-02-2017 12:57 AM
View Marn64's profile (online now)

Still struggling to find 602 parts...

02-28-2017 10:21 PM by Marn64

So remember that Stanley 602 type 3 that I got? It has been 9 months and I st...

3 03-01-2017 10:58 PM
View Tony1212's profile

Gramercy Holdfast length

03-01-2017 09:11 PM by Tony1212

Could someone tell me the length – from the top of the bench to the end...

3 03-01-2017 10:16 PM
View Dutch308's profile

Need help!

01-22-2017 03:52 AM by Dutch308

Hello all, I am new here and could use some help! I’m looking for a too...

10 03-01-2017 04:16 AM
View steveinaz's profile

Siegley #7, Stanley #40

02-28-2017 05:25 PM by steveinaz

I just picked up these two beauties at a estate sale this past weekend. All I...

1 02-28-2017 05:31 PM
View Savedfromwhat's profile

Stanley No. 97 stamped "damaged"

12-10-2015 04:32 PM by Savedfromwhat

I recently acquired a No.97 Cabinet Makers plane in very good shape, only the...

4 02-28-2017 01:22 AM
View Walker's profile

Should I buy this block plane?

02-24-2017 11:48 PM by Walker

Ok, so like many others new to hand planning I made the mistake of starting w...

18 02-27-2017 04:58 PM
View Kelly's profile

Depth Gauge - L-square Stop Gauge - Set Up Tool

02-27-2017 08:06 AM by Kelly

This tool serves several functions. It can be used as: - an ...

0 02-27-2017 08:06 AM
View weaver80's profile

Mystery saw

02-27-2017 01:13 AM by weaver80

new to this website, been collecting saws for about 8 years. the saw i am sho...

0 02-27-2017 01:13 AM
View Siv's profile

Picked up a couple of rusty planes

02-21-2017 07:33 PM by Siv

I was dragged around some antique stores by the wife and my eye caught this p...

7 02-27-2017 12:54 AM

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