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Hand Tool Lumbejocks - what do you use for saw bench

07-25-2017 04:33 AM by BenDupre

Hey all you hand tool experts: do any of you use a sawing bench? A low bench ...

18 07-27-2017 12:46 AM
View Combo Prof's profile

Miller Falls No. 59 Ratcheting Screw Driver Questions.

07-25-2017 10:12 PM by Combo Prof

I collected a MF 59 ratcheting screw driver from an ebay last minute auction ...

5 07-26-2017 07:12 PM
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Stanley planes on : "Adios !!!"

07-03-2017 11:39 AM by mikey78

Hello guys,I’m from Italy and from time to time I like buying pre WWII ...

20 07-26-2017 11:32 AM
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Soaking Plane Parts in an Aluminum Tray?

07-21-2017 09:15 PM by fivecodys

Hi Guys,I am ready to start my first Hand Plane restoration this weekend.I ha...

23 07-24-2017 08:18 PM
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Need help aging Barton Drawknife, unusual logo

07-24-2017 07:51 PM by woodywoodwood

I picked up this drawknife and am trying to get an idea of when it was manufa...

0 07-24-2017 07:51 PM
View Marn64's profile

Very nice stanley no 4 find today, how should I approach restoring it?

07-03-2017 07:24 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,I went to my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore today and I foun...

20 07-24-2017 07:29 PM
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What kind of oil should I use to sharpen a card scraper?

07-13-2017 06:58 AM by Peter5

I’m trying to figure out how to get a sharp card scraper. I watched a v...

8 07-24-2017 12:21 PM
View WayneC's profile

Axe and Hatchet of your Dreams

07-20-2015 08:56 PM by WayneC

This is a forum for Axe and Hatchet lovers. Please post photos of your Axes ...

17 07-22-2017 11:50 PM
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Help Identify These Items

07-20-2017 09:40 PM by summerfi

I recently bought a bunch of old tools that formerly belonged to a millwright...

10 07-20-2017 11:53 PM
View William Shelley's profile

Mirock's precision speed square

07-19-2017 12:34 AM by William Shelley

Just received my speed square from Mirock, I chose one with Imperial measurem...

2 07-20-2017 01:46 AM
View gargey's profile

Iron Lie Nielsen No 3

07-14-2017 07:00 PM by gargey

Has or does Lie Nielsen ever make the smaller bench planes in iron, rather th...

18 07-19-2017 04:45 PM
View OleGrump's profile

Fulton Combination Plane Question

07-17-2017 04:15 PM by OleGrump

I have owned and used a Fulton combination plane (the one with the reticulate...

6 07-19-2017 01:28 PM
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Spokeshave Identification

07-17-2017 09:48 PM by OleGrump

Since I’m asking questions, here’s a recent find. Whodunit…...

5 07-18-2017 08:03 PM
View Woodiewannabe's profile

Wood Chisel Makers and Their Trademarks

10-06-2016 03:24 AM by Woodiewannabe

Hello All, I don’t know about any of you, but I run across lots of...

18 07-15-2017 01:33 AM
View OleGrump's profile

Replacement Cutters For Stanley #50 Plow Plane

07-13-2017 05:12 PM by OleGrump

While I’m pretty sure that this question won’t really go anywhere...

5 07-14-2017 03:34 PM
View mmcc73's profile

Questions from an infill newbie

07-03-2017 07:09 PM by mmcc73

I acquired a couple of infill planes today. I’ve never owned much less ...

7 07-13-2017 11:48 PM
View gargey's profile

Market Opportunity: PMV-11 for Lie-Nielsen

07-10-2017 05:10 PM by gargey

Veritas’s PMV-11 blades for old Stanley/Record planes don’t fit i...

8 07-13-2017 08:38 PM
View Marn64's profile

What should I do with this somewhat uncommon Stanley plane part?

07-11-2017 06:37 PM by Marn64

So as some of you may remember, about a year ago I found a type 3 Stanley Bed...

9 07-13-2017 04:46 AM
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Shooting board plane

10-27-2013 04:56 PM by Carl_unplugged

I just bought a shooting board plane (cheap) at an antiques store...

8 07-12-2017 08:20 PM
View bruc101's profile

Hand saw power saw

07-08-2017 05:52 AM by bruc101

I sho am glad I live in the day of the power saw, especially at my age now. ...

9 07-12-2017 03:54 AM

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