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Side Bead Molding Planes

22 days ago by BubbaIBA

Yesterday I received four side bead molding planes from Josh at Hyperkitten, ...

0 22 days ago
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Here is Another Thread on Quick and Easy Sharpening

27 days ago by BubbaIBA

Not wanting to hijack the current sharpening thread I figured I would just st...

4 22 days ago
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Veritas or Lie Nielson - which & why?

38 days ago by bluekingfisher

Having had my interest recently rekindled, Ok, obsessed having been bitten by...

30 22 days ago
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Pick of the litter?

23 days ago by bandit571

Rust Hunt was rather short today, short of funds. Had about $5 to shop wit...

3 23 days ago
View Logan's profile

Stanley No 4 Type 5

78 days ago by Logan

Howdy Folks. Stopped by a local flea market the other day and picked up what ...

29 24 days ago
View Clemmer's profile

Vintage Sargent Hand Plane Question

27 days ago by Clemmer

I picked up a rusty old bench plane that I can tell is a Sargent 409 from loo...

13 24 days ago
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My first hand plane!

25 days ago by jacobem3

I just won this auction for a Stanley #5, made in USA, for $41 shipped:http:/...

8 24 days ago
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Rusty Finds + Need Help with ID

222 days ago by Don Broussard

Apologies in advance for the length and picture-heaviness of this post. We...

31 25 days ago
View Brett's profile

What kind of plow plane is this?

30 days ago by Brett

I bought something recently that I though was a simple, old plow plane: ...

5 26 days ago
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Anyone disappointed by a Lie-Nielsen dovetail saw?

49 days ago by ColonelTravis

I’m looking for a DT saw, was intrigued by the Winsor Saw company out o...

21 26 days ago
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Woodpeckers Flat Bars

30 days ago by mramseyISU

Anybody else seen these flat bars Woodpeckers is peddling? http://www.woodpec...

17 27 days ago
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Help - New Bessey clamp wont work

31 days ago by CincyRW

I got a great deal on some Bessey clamps at Lowes. Apparently, they’re...

6 27 days ago
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Made in the USA? Or England?

32 days ago by Grasshopper000

I’m still looking for vises. I actually picked up 2 NIB old Record 52ED...

12 29 days ago
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An Ebay Miracle from a Bozo Seller!!!

36 days ago by poopiekat

Well, gotta admit, I still enjoy buying planes that are inexpensive, just to ...

26 29 days ago
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Should I buy the Stanley Sweetheart 750 chisel set?

31 days ago by jtm

He folks, I currently have the $5 set of chisels from Harbor Freight. T...

19 29 days ago
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Question about a No 7 Vintage Stanley Jointer. Got some twist.

35 days ago by BuzzardBird

I’m new, I’m true, but I’m blue! Hello LumberJockers, Bu...

15 31 days ago
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Home-Built Chute Plane, way kool!! ...Wrap- Up

886 days ago by poopiekat

Okay… A hand-operated alternative to jointers is getting higher on the ...

29 31 days ago
View Alask's profile

A different hand plane

33 days ago by Alask

Hello folks, Few months before passed way (five years ago) my wife’s...

6 32 days ago
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A Rogues Gallery of Transitional Planes

34 days ago by poopiekat

I thought I’d post some pix of my transitional planes. These were purc...

14 32 days ago
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Millers Falls hand plane

40 days ago by TiggerWood

I was rehabbing a Millers Falls hand plane and decided to test what looked li...

9 32 days ago

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