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

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View Benvolio's profile

So... how comes no one's making a decent hand drill these days?

47 days ago by Benvolio

I adore the old miller’s falls hand drills as much as the next guy, but...

15 43 days ago
View ToddJB's profile

WTB Stanley 750 chisels

56 days ago by ToddJB

All, I’m try to build up a set of Stanley 750 socket chisels like the o...

12 44 days ago
View NikkiLaRue's profile

Hand Planes

44 days ago by NikkiLaRue

While on my way to work Saturday morning I ran across flea ma...

9 44 days ago
View distrbd's profile

is this a good deal on used Bessey clamps?

44 days ago by distrbd

I just saw this in our local Kijiji,6 Bessey clamps for $80 ,(~ $70 USD)they ...

8 44 days ago
View PaPa_Jack's profile

Was given a couple planes but have questions.

44 days ago by PaPa_Jack

I was given three planes by a friends wife. He passed away about a year ago a...

14 44 days ago
View JohnChung's profile

Scrapers or sandpaper for parquet flooring

52 days ago by JohnChung

Please share your experience with repairing parquet flooring. I have tried to...

6 44 days ago
View JohnChung's profile

Axe for carpentry

45 days ago by JohnChung

How many actually own an axe and use it for carpentry? I can’t seem to ...

8 44 days ago
View William Shelley's profile

Pipe clamps - Will I ever be satisfied?

46 days ago by William Shelley

This post might come off as something of a rant. But I imagine that I’m...

21 44 days ago
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

What's The Name Of This Thing

53 days ago by Sawdustmaker115

Hello guys, i picked this up earlier today at a garage sale with a bunch of o...

27 44 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Advice on Vises

51 days ago by Grasshopper000

I’m in the middle of building my first bench, and I’m to the poin...

18 44 days ago
View Grasshopper000's profile

Panel Planes?

60 days ago by Grasshopper000

Just watched an old episode of Woodright’s Shop (love it) and had a que...

8 45 days ago
View dubois's profile

A favored tool

45 days ago by dubois

Hello, This is my axe, a carpentry axe sure and true but no longer are the...

6 45 days ago
View siavosh's profile

Recommendations for medium grit waterstone?

45 days ago by siavosh

My Norton 1000/4000 waterstone is getting pretty thin and I’m looking t...

1 45 days ago
View BigRedKnothead's profile

Hand plane Addicts Anonymous

531 days ago by BigRedKnothead

Hi, my name is Red, and I am a hand plane addict. It’s been 3 days sinc...

82 45 days ago
View bandit571's profile

DRI Industries Work Shops ??

46 days ago by bandit571

One of the items in a recent ebay win was a plastic bag full of parts. The...

1 45 days ago
View lumberjoe's profile

Disston national hardware special?

46 days ago by lumberjoe

I got this saw for 5 bucks. Plate is straight, minimal rust and almost no pi...

2 45 days ago
View bobasaurus's profile

craigslist alert for Denver lumberjocks

47 days ago by bobasaurus Just found this hand tool...

4 46 days ago
View Bart Steed's profile

Restoring Plane Irons

48 days ago by Bart Steed

I’ve restored several old hand planes now and have all of the bodies, t...

13 47 days ago
View bandit571's profile

Wood for a Handscrew clamp

49 days ago by bandit571

One of the four pieces Iwon last night is a kit to make 12” wood jawed ...

4 48 days ago
View bludhemn's profile

What I am doing wrong with this hand plane?

51 days ago by bludhemn

Hello I’m trying to plane a rough sawn pine plank, but the hand plan...

38 48 days ago

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