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View mbbuckley's profile

Viable Hand Saws for Ripping Logs?

01-30-2015 02:44 PM by mbbuckley

So there’s not much out there on the internet, and even less in the one...

11 02-02-2015 03:07 AM
View ColonelTravis's profile

How many of the same-kind planes do you own? Do you use them all?

02-01-2015 05:20 AM by ColonelTravis

For example, I’ve got 4 #5s – use two and got the other two for p...

9 02-01-2015 10:18 PM
View handsawgeek's profile

Ramped Shooting board: Is it necessary?

01-20-2015 08:41 PM by handsawgeek

Hi, All,I’m planning on building a shooting board in the next couple of...

10 02-01-2015 01:40 AM
View LucasWoods's profile

Off topic post. Military or former please read

01-30-2015 01:23 AM by LucasWoods

I am in the Air Force. I know the military will move your household goods up ...

6 01-30-2015 11:13 PM
View mramseyISU's profile

Converting a junk No 4 into a scrub plane?

01-30-2015 03:23 PM by mramseyISU

Ok here’s an idea that’s a bit out there. I’d like to get a...

9 01-30-2015 10:47 PM
View JasonZahn's profile

Plane gurus in Central Maryland?

01-27-2015 09:23 PM by JasonZahn

Hi All, Well, I dove into the world of vintage hand planes head first a co...

38 01-29-2015 09:49 AM
View ERICsoBAD's profile

Old vs New: Planes, Saws, Clamps, and Chisels (how do i choose?)

01-26-2015 02:13 PM by ERICsoBAD

Hey guys I’m pretty new to Woodworking (and Lumberjocks) and interested...

12 01-28-2015 05:51 PM
View paxorion's profile

"New" Groz Parallel Clamps - Bargain or Dud?

09-25-2013 03:38 PM by paxorion

I noticed that Woodcraft has a “new” offering of Groz Parallel Cl...

18 01-27-2015 06:49 PM
View Brett's profile

Ohio Tool No. O1 plane [update]

04-07-2012 05:31 PM by Brett

Is there a market for non-Stanley No. 1 hand planes? I found this Ohio Tool ...

30 01-27-2015 01:28 AM
View Brett's profile

Parts for Craftsman 78 rabbet plane (now with pix)?

10-19-2014 05:01 PM by Brett

[Slightly updated] I bought a Craftsman 78-style rabbet plane that is missing...

8 01-26-2015 09:30 PM
View TLE's profile

Cleaning a new chisel for honing

12-21-2011 01:58 AM by TLE

I’ve seen postings that recommend this or that to remove the varnish-li...

9 01-26-2015 03:49 AM
View nathanb654's profile

brass brush leaving residue on plane body

01-19-2015 03:49 PM by nathanb654

Recently cleaned up a couple of Stanley block planes. I used citric acid and ...

9 01-26-2015 03:09 AM
View LucasWoods's profile

Need some help

01-25-2015 07:58 PM by LucasWoods

I am gluing up my workbench today and need some help. Demensions are 30X60 an...

7 01-26-2015 02:57 AM
View MrRon's profile

Stanley video

01-25-2015 06:26 PM by MrRon

Watch this video at your own peril. It will drive you crazy. http://www.stanl...

1 01-25-2015 07:17 PM
View ric53's profile

Krenov style radius plane

01-24-2015 01:23 PM by ric53

Does anybody out there know where I can get a Krenov style radius plane. I wa...

5 01-25-2015 04:08 PM
View schaffa's profile

Merlin2

01-25-2015 03:52 PM by schaffa

anyone out there tried the “new & improved” Merlin? The Merli...

0 01-25-2015 03:52 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Rasp and File

01-24-2015 01:01 AM by Don Broussard

I picked up a few tools from a friend this weekend, and two of them are unfam...

8 01-24-2015 04:00 PM
View Coel's profile

starting set up. help me spend my money

01-22-2015 07:44 AM by Coel

So I have money I’m slowly putting aside for a table saw. But in the m...

20 01-24-2015 03:25 AM
View Derek Cohen's profile

Veritas Custom Planes - more than a review

01-23-2015 03:22 PM by Derek Cohen

One thing lead to another, and I wrote a series of articles … four in a...

2 01-24-2015 01:02 AM
View Lattimer's profile

hand saw value

01-22-2015 11:31 PM by Lattimer

Mods, please delete if this thread is inappropriate. I read through the posti...

7 01-23-2015 08:10 PM

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