Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View CRAIGCLICK's profile

Vintage Hand Planes OTHER Than Stanley

04-24-2018 03:32 PM by CRAIGCLICK

SO I’ve been looking at a lot of hand planes. I’m seeing a lot o...

13 12-19-2018 03:17 PM
View SMP's profile

Help my understand how hand planes work, and can edge joint a long board

12-17-2018 06:48 PM by SMP

I understand how my 6” electric jointer works. It makes sense that the...

15 12-18-2018 11:59 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Of rust, priming, and painting hand planes

12-14-2018 09:25 PM by Sanderguy777

Hi guys, I’m working to restore my hand planes. I moved back to the sta...

22 12-18-2018 08:36 PM
View jtrz's profile

Chisel roll recommendations

12-17-2018 04:42 AM by jtrz

I’ve been meaning to buy myself a roll for my chisels for a while and n...

7 12-17-2018 12:38 PM
View johnty's profile

should i get circular saw or table saw for cutting wood as well as plastic?

12-15-2018 02:15 PM by johnty

What should i get circular saw or table saw for cutting wood and plastic? plz...

5 12-15-2018 07:08 PM
View surrywood's profile

Question on chisel repair

12-13-2018 11:31 PM by surrywood

All,I have a very good opportunity to acquire a number of vintage socket chis...

6 12-14-2018 02:01 PM
View Antipodean's profile

Disston D9

12-12-2018 09:41 AM by Antipodean

Hi, I have a 26” Disston saw marked D9. Having read up on this parti...

7 12-14-2018 01:38 AM
View anthm27's profile

Carpenters Pencils why oblong not round?

08-23-2018 09:46 AM by anthm27

I had a friend ask “is there anything in the fact that carpenters penci...

23 12-13-2018 10:57 PM
View EugdOT's profile

Question on Stainley low angle jack plane?

12-06-2018 11:04 PM by EugdOT

Just got the number 62 low angle jack, came with a 25 degree blade. Would li...

8 12-11-2018 03:50 AM
View PPBart's profile

Stanley Clone?

12-06-2018 11:50 PM by PPBart

I spent the morning browsing through a few antique shops in a nearby town, an...

19 12-11-2018 01:43 AM
View tywalt's profile

When is it time to replace a strop

12-08-2018 11:17 PM by tywalt

Curious when you guys know it’s time to replace a leather strop. Normal...

5 12-09-2018 06:15 PM
View gauntlet21's profile

Recommendations on good set of dividers/compass?

11-09-2018 02:31 PM by gauntlet21

I’m interested in buying my first pair (or pairs) of dividers for woodw...

12 12-08-2018 07:13 PM
View Antipodean's profile

Disston Combination Saw

12-05-2018 12:47 PM by Antipodean

Hi, my first time on your site but you seem to be the fountain of knowledge w...

5 12-07-2018 09:43 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

What kind of clamp is this?

11-14-2018 04:53 AM by ColonelTravis

From David Charlesworth’s DVD on making drawers (excellent to learn how...

19 12-07-2018 02:27 PM
View YouthfullMind's profile

Leg Vise question

12-02-2018 02:12 PM by YouthfullMind

Good morning, Today is an exciting day and I’m finally assembling my...

8 12-05-2018 05:35 PM
View Brett's profile

Wood for carpenters mallet head?

11-04-2011 09:36 PM by Brett

What types of wood are suitable for making the head a carpenter’s malle...

33 12-04-2018 03:25 PM
View 1tacoshort's profile

Worksharp 3000 + MDF, why is my buffing compound blotchy?

12-01-2018 07:18 PM by 1tacoshort

Hi All, I’ve got a Worksharp 3000 and was trying the MDF wheel ala @...

11 12-04-2018 03:23 PM
View BFamous's profile

Looking to buy a shingle froe

12-01-2018 09:06 PM by BFamous

I’m looking to buy a shingle from, and can’t find too many places...

14 12-03-2018 07:26 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Krenov jointer questions.

12-03-2018 02:18 PM by Mark Shultz

I’ve been watching videos and reading about krenov planes, for my first...

3 12-03-2018 03:58 PM
View surrywood's profile

How would you hand plow a groove in a cutting board?

12-01-2018 10:58 PM by surrywood

Hello everyone,So my wife wants a specific size cutting board (24×18x1) ...

10 12-03-2018 02:38 PM

« prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 286 next »
5713 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics