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 HokieKen's profile

Grace USA Screwdriver Shaft Group Purchase?

06-21-2016 03:16 PM by HokieKen

Ever since the Screwdriver Swap we recently finished, I’ve had several ...

207 09-05-2016 08:56 PM
View PAchemist's profile

Eclipse hand plane

09-03-2016 03:23 PM by PAchemist

I recently bought a hand plane at an estate sale. Probably a No. 5C. The on...

8 09-05-2016 05:57 PM
View Marn64's profile

Hand drill restoration help needed

09-03-2016 05:31 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I recently found this old hand drill, and I was cleaning the...

3 09-04-2016 11:05 PM
View MikeUT's profile

To Jack or to Smooth, that is the question

08-29-2016 06:35 PM by MikeUT

I am a big fan of old school planes and have a full line-up of bench planes a...

9 09-03-2016 05:18 PM
View Mambrax's profile

regular bench plane sharpened for end grain ?

09-03-2016 02:33 AM by Mambrax

Is that possible to sharpen a regular bench plane to be use for end grain ?if...

2 09-03-2016 12:52 PM
View Picken5's profile

Estate sale chisel purchase

09-02-2016 04:00 AM by Picken5

I was at an estate sale last week and came home with a Stanley try square, an...

11 09-03-2016 04:34 AM
View MaurerPower's profile

Disston Saw Handle Repair?

08-31-2016 06:05 AM by MaurerPower

Hello, thank you in advance for any advice that you give. I bought a 5 tpi th...

5 09-01-2016 03:11 AM
View johndeereb's profile

Starrett combination square vs. craftsman

01-14-2016 05:36 PM by johndeereb

Im searching for a gift for my Dad’s birthday again. One of the tools ...

53 08-31-2016 06:34 PM
View Sloopmk's profile

Miller Falls Handsaw

08-31-2016 12:39 PM by Sloopmk

I have the ability to purchase a Miller Falls No. 1213, 13 point handsaw. Ca...

1 08-31-2016 06:11 PM
View HillWilly's profile

Mystery Plane and Iron

08-29-2016 04:02 PM by HillWilly

I have a really cheap hand plane that “sorta” works for me…...

1 08-29-2016 04:23 PM
View WayneC's profile

Draw knife of your Dreams

07-21-2015 02:13 AM by WayneC

This is a thread to share draw knife related information. Please post photo...

44 08-29-2016 01:01 AM
View MrRon's profile

New Woodpecker tool

08-17-2016 12:19 AM by MrRon

These people must be nuts! They have come out with “the ultimate doweli...

34 08-28-2016 01:29 PM
View Bugnurd's profile

Wooden dado plane?

08-27-2016 09:14 PM by Bugnurd

Hi,Can anyone give me some info on this plane I picked up at a yard sale? Loo...

2 08-27-2016 11:00 PM
View Ron Aylor's profile

How Many Hand Saws Do You Really Use?

08-22-2016 02:23 PM by Ron Aylor

How many hand saws do you really use? I don’t mean collect and have...

19 08-26-2016 02:29 PM
View Underdog's profile

Identify this whatzit? ID=Noah Harvey Hammer Saw Set

08-23-2016 02:35 PM by Underdog

Here’s a tool I found, and I have no idea what it is. Any input is grea...

18 08-25-2016 11:03 PM
View Carey  Mitchell's profile

Tool ID ?

08-25-2016 01:15 AM by Carey Mitchell

This little rule belonged to my great grandfather (1857-1952), who I can bar...

2 08-25-2016 01:00 PM
View PeteK's profile

First experience refinishing a plane

08-24-2016 02:17 AM by PeteK

Hello all. New to the forum and new to hand planes. But I found a Dunlap pl...

14 08-25-2016 01:29 AM
View MrRon's profile

Woodpecker Tools

08-22-2016 07:56 PM by MrRon

Woodpecker tools are pretty in that anodized red finish. I don’t own an...

11 08-24-2016 01:21 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

LA Awesome Cleaner

08-18-2016 03:17 PM by UpstateNYdude

Just curious if anyone has tried the Dollar store LA Awesome Concentrated cle...

10 08-23-2016 10:12 PM
View Woodchuck2010's profile

"It's the plane, It's the plane"

08-20-2016 01:41 AM by Woodchuck2010

New plane and my first high quality one. I just wanted a real good all around...

9 08-23-2016 06:04 PM

« prev 1 ... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 231 next »
4602 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