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Stanley Bedrock frogs

01-23-2017 02:18 PM by rogfos

I have some old Bedrock planes that I use . Has any one tried to use a LN fro...

2 01-24-2017 12:52 AM
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Atkins saws

01-23-2017 04:09 PM by shoofly

I have three Atkins saws I am working to restore: two back saws and an a rip ...

6 01-24-2017 12:00 AM
View saltfly's profile

About some planes

01-18-2017 08:48 PM by saltfly

I have a plane that was given to me years ago. When I took it to a old wood b...

16 01-23-2017 05:01 AM
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...

8 01-23-2017 03:02 AM
View FancyShoes's profile


01-12-2017 05:01 AM by FancyShoes

Is there a difference between 1/2 pipe clamps and 3/4? Is there a preferen...

14 01-22-2017 05:12 PM
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You can never have too many clamps

01-20-2017 01:16 AM by William Shelley

I clamped up this, sent a picture to a friend. He told me to use more clamps....

8 01-22-2017 04:29 PM
View johndeereb's profile

What are the best carving tools for spoons, spatulas, and some general work? (prefer Pfeil)

01-13-2017 05:13 PM by johndeereb

My Dad is into wood working big time. Lately he is really into making spoons...

13 01-22-2017 03:54 AM
View luthierwnc's profile

plane wedge "quick release"?

01-16-2017 03:51 PM by luthierwnc

Hi All, I’m working on a DIY side-rabbet set and plan to wedge the i...

16 01-21-2017 04:20 PM
View Lemwise's profile

He finally caved in. Bought a second hand custom Veritas No 4½.

01-20-2017 03:13 PM by Lemwise

Someone I used to work with bought a custom Veritas No 4½ but after using it ...

6 01-21-2017 04:10 PM
View JCamp's profile

What handplane is this?

01-19-2017 07:02 PM by JCamp

An antique shop close to my house has this handplane. I have no idea who mak...

5 01-19-2017 08:48 PM
View nakmuay's profile

Veritas large shoulder plane blade dimentions

01-19-2017 12:02 AM by nakmuay

I plan on making an infill plane using a veritas large shoulder plane blade. ...

1 01-19-2017 12:04 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...

11 01-17-2017 08:00 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Strip Sander Make Diy Build Plans-Original!

01-17-2017 02:46 PM by Mrsrdrc

Using creativity to create small, strong, simple sandpaper.Completely origina...

0 01-17-2017 02:46 PM
View Lemwise's profile

Veritas block plane handle and knob.

01-14-2017 06:19 PM by Lemwise

I’ve been using the Veritas LABP for years but only recently added the ...

6 01-16-2017 05:23 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

How do I take apart this Millers Falls block plane?

09-14-2013 09:49 PM by ColonelTravis

Tiny screw on the side is not cooperating. Need to avoid stripping it,...

17 01-16-2017 04:54 PM
View Dagobah's profile

How's this for a sharpening system?

01-16-2017 04:29 AM by Dagobah

I was recently given my grandfather’s Stanley no. 5 and a few Narex chi...

6 01-16-2017 03:18 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking-Hone Your Spokeshave Technique-Important tips!

01-15-2017 01:16 PM by Mrsrdrc

offers tips on using a traditional spokeshave Video link:

1 01-16-2017 06:10 AM
View Tanda4's profile

Your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane - $172

01-15-2017 04:22 PM by Tanda4

What are your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane Set for $172...

3 01-15-2017 05:30 PM
View Ben's profile

Electrolysis on clamps with wood handscrews

01-15-2017 01:06 AM by Ben

Hi All, I scored a nice batch of 8 Jorgensen HD bar clamps today. Aside f...

2 01-15-2017 06:10 AM
View maxhall's profile

VSC tools sharpening jig

01-14-2017 06:47 AM by maxhall Wondering if anyone has ...

3 01-15-2017 01:26 AM

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