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Maple to Infill Jack/Jointer Plane

09-25-2017 02:01 AM by Rhickman

Hi there everyone. My name is Rick and I’m new to the forum. Also new t...

9 09-26-2017 03:16 PM
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Spoke Shaves of Your Dreams

10-18-2014 05:41 PM by poopiekat

The HOYD thread has solved so many issues, answered so many questions, and co...

168 09-25-2017 03:12 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

(closed) Everyones favorite "Gimmicky" tool

09-22-2017 03:34 PM by buckbuster31

I wouldn’t exactly call it a gimmick, but I absolute love my glue bot. ...

49 09-24-2017 11:32 PM
View HNBrewster's profile

Not Sure if I'm in the right place.

09-24-2017 04:24 AM by HNBrewster

I’m trying to find out what this tool is, and because I have no clue th...

6 09-24-2017 06:58 AM
View Dwain's profile

So work took me to Portland, Maine this week...

09-24-2017 12:30 AM by Dwain

Had to be away from the family for work this weekend. One small consolation ...

1 09-24-2017 01:04 AM
View hornhunter's profile

Any idea what this is?

09-23-2017 05:15 PM by hornhunter

My cousin was cleaning out his garage and found this. The right side is i...

4 09-24-2017 12:12 AM
View jbay's profile

Just finished off my ole '78

09-21-2017 09:41 PM by jbay

My 78 already had the nose broke off, but today I knocked her off the bench a...

6 09-23-2017 02:18 PM
View LoyalAppleGeek's profile

Starrett Protractor Square Stuck Tight

08-12-2017 10:54 PM by LoyalAppleGeek

Greetings and salutations Lumberjocks! I recently acquired a 3 piece Starr...

6 09-23-2017 03:18 AM
View Rich's profile (online now)

Wooden Shoulder Plane Advice

09-20-2017 04:34 AM by Rich

I found this plane in a consignment shop in Bisbee, AZ. It is in pretty good...

9 09-23-2017 12:08 AM
View WayneC's profile

Adze of your Dreams

07-20-2015 09:06 PM by WayneC

This thread is for Adze related information. Please post Adze related photos...

33 09-21-2017 03:47 PM
View Nicholas Hall's profile

Linear Bearing for leg vise

12-31-2013 10:59 PM by Nicholas Hall

I saw an interesting post about the use of a linear bearing in lieu of the tr...

18 09-19-2017 03:00 PM
View BentheViking's profile

What is a California Framing Hammer?

10-27-2011 03:36 AM by BentheViking

I know for most projects that people on this site are doing a framing hammer ...

40 09-18-2017 12:57 PM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

Diston saws

09-18-2017 05:59 AM by AlaskaGuy

Are any of these saws old enough to be good users? https://anchorage.craig...

2 09-18-2017 12:21 PM
View Aidan1211's profile

Hand Tool Get Together Western North Carolina

09-12-2017 08:05 PM by Aidan1211

All call to LJ’s in the Western NC area. I’m traveling down to...

1 09-17-2017 01:12 AM
View BrentParkin's profile

That moment when you are finally finished a large project...

09-15-2017 03:56 PM by BrentParkin

I can finally breathe easy. I built a new workbench this summer in my sh...

6 09-16-2017 10:58 PM
View Cornelius's profile

Salt Lake City - USA - Second-Hand Tools Shops

02-05-2017 12:32 AM by Cornelius

Dear woodworkers from Utah, Last time I did a little tour in the US (few y...

10 09-16-2017 02:22 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Veritas Small Plow vs. New Combination Plane

08-24-2017 09:56 PM by Grasshopper000

I saw several other threads, but wanted to see if anyone had any updated info...

18 09-15-2017 02:25 AM
View Vintagewood1960's profile

Aldi chisels are back in Atlanta area.

09-13-2017 02:50 PM by Vintagewood1960

I purchased a set of 6.99 Aldi chisels that Paul Sellers raved about several ...

27 09-14-2017 05:11 PM
View Loren's profile (online now)

overly complex but useful hand tool

09-14-2017 04:16 AM by Loren

10 09-14-2017 02:05 PM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 10:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

This thread is dedicated to hand tool renaissance we are experiencing in our ...

2205 09-13-2017 10:29 PM

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