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Hand tools magazines

09-04-2014 10:31 AM by LeslieJohn

Hi Guys I would like to know if there are any magazines I can subscribe to...

2 09-04-2014 01:05 PM
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Would someone please tell what this punch is and how to use it?

09-02-2014 11:50 PM by C_PLUS_Woodworker

It has been banging around in my little box of punches forever. I think it...

8 09-04-2014 03:55 AM
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Advice on rust prevention

08-19-2014 05:34 PM by JSOvens

Hi fellow LJs, I have recently started down the road of acquiring hand too...

16 09-03-2014 08:13 PM
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Restoring Disston Saw

08-31-2014 03:06 PM by uMinded

I have inherited a 26” Disston from 1896-1917. The blade is well patina...

7 09-03-2014 01:03 PM
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Hand Plane Poped Threads

09-02-2014 12:03 PM by uMinded

I was using my #5 Stanley and the rear handle was loose, I gave it a quarter ...

5 09-03-2014 11:53 AM
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mm tape...

09-02-2014 05:53 PM by DKV

Some of the plans that I download are either from Canada or England woodworke...

4 09-03-2014 02:06 AM
View ToddJB's profile

WTB Stanley 750 chisels

05-27-2014 11:29 PM by ToddJB

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

23 09-02-2014 01:52 PM
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Stanley No. 12 scraper plane

08-30-2014 03:00 PM by bondogaposis

Are there any LJ’s that have experience w/ this plane? I was thinking ...

16 09-02-2014 01:50 PM
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Tool Collectors Corner

03-30-2014 12:07 PM by Don W

I’ve learned a lot from the folks here on LJs. I’m sure my tool c...

160 09-01-2014 09:09 PM
View Loren's profile

heads up Glendora CA good deal

08-30-2014 09:30 PM by Loren

No. 8 bench plane. A little far for me today otherwiseI’d buy it for ...

4 09-01-2014 04:14 PM
View bandit571's profile

couple of cheap chisels?

09-01-2014 12:27 PM by bandit571

Went to a vendor’s row at a local Tractor Fest Took two hours of wa...

3 09-01-2014 01:19 PM
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Dado plane set-up help

08-28-2014 11:30 AM by 12strings

I just purchased an old Dado plane, and was wondering if anyone had any tips ...

3 08-31-2014 06:56 PM
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PSA: Bessey K Body Sale @ Rockler for the month of September 2014

08-28-2014 12:38 AM by paxorion

Rockler is having a sale on select Bessey K Body Revos sizes. The KR3.53...

1 08-31-2014 02:12 AM
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Plough Plane Conundrum

08-28-2014 12:25 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey, looking for some advice here. I have a very nice Craftsman 3728 combinat...

2 08-31-2014 12:39 AM
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Mortise Chisels

08-27-2014 04:10 PM by BubbaIBA

There is a current thread on Narex Mortise chisels, not wanting to hijack tha...

25 08-29-2014 09:41 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Need a place to find information on Japanese wood planes.

08-23-2014 11:13 PM by Klickitat

Wow this last month has been unbelievable as I have added at least 50 new pie...

7 08-28-2014 02:35 PM
View Dr_T's profile

Need advice on possible restoration of OLD handplanes and other tools

07-11-2014 07:19 PM by Dr_T

Hi all! Hoping I can get some advice on a possible hand tool restoration pro...

9 08-27-2014 11:59 AM
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Springs for handrill chuck

08-01-2014 05:21 PM by ChefHDAN

I was up in the Adirondacks for a vacation and did some pokin’ ...

4 08-27-2014 12:04 AM
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Thoughts on the Narex mortise chisels?

10-10-2012 11:15 PM by Purrmaster

Hello! I checked out the reviews for the Narex mortise chisels here. They...

17 08-26-2014 07:59 PM
View JADobson's profile

Stanley 45. Everything there?

08-25-2014 06:18 PM by JADobson

I’m looking at getting a 45 for my birthday and saw this one for sale. ...

3 08-26-2014 04:18 PM

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