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View Vance100's profile

Stanley 45 or Veritas plow plane

09-21-2014 09:16 PM by Vance100

Should I look for a Stanley 45 or buy a new Veritas?

5 09-22-2014 07:13 PM
View Rich Simon's profile

How do I attach an Acme shaft to a handwheel?

09-21-2014 09:19 PM by Rich Simon

Bought a great heavy handwheel on eBay, 8” diameter, planning to attach...

9 09-22-2014 03:10 PM
View lussier56's profile

Stanley #45

09-22-2014 03:47 AM by lussier56

Hello everyone I’m new here and still trying to get comfortable with th...

1 09-22-2014 04:28 AM
View djang000's profile

Stanley no 220 knob

09-11-2014 08:41 PM by djang000

Hey guys I found a stanley no 220 at a flea market the other day. I know ...

15 09-20-2014 06:09 AM
View Grump2's profile

Restoring Hand Saws

09-07-2014 10:37 PM by Grump2

I have this saw that I am restoring among others. I was wondering if anyone o...

17 09-19-2014 11:51 PM
View MikeUT's profile

Sargent 'frankenplane'?

09-19-2014 10:32 PM by MikeUT

I picked this Sargent up today for $10. I think that with a little TLC it wi...

2 09-19-2014 11:13 PM
View Maxpowers's profile

sharpening help

09-14-2014 03:21 PM by Maxpowers

Hello all I have a quick question about sharpening. When I sharpen my plan...

12 09-19-2014 04:30 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Question about hand plane

09-14-2014 10:06 PM by Joel_B

I have an old Bailey #4 plane.I just got a Hock blade and chip breaker.I have...

7 09-19-2014 04:15 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Extracting Broken Screws in Your Plane Restorations

09-16-2014 02:45 PM by poopiekat

Okay, so you’ve got a plane with a busted-off screw and you put the pro...

25 09-19-2014 02:42 AM
View dlgWoodWork's profile

Moxon vise build and use demo in Memphis, TN Saturday

09-19-2014 02:33 AM by dlgWoodWork

The Wood Work store in Memphis, TN will be having a Moxon vise build and use ...

0 09-19-2014 02:33 AM
View acowboy's profile

Sargent 418C Type 2..?

09-17-2014 01:29 AM by acowboy

I do quite a few clean ups or restores on Stanley planes.Recently have moved ...

3 09-18-2014 11:59 PM
View ericoe's profile

vise restoration removing dog

09-18-2014 06:52 PM by ericoe

Hi, I just purchased a Craftsman 506-51890 and am working on cleaning and pa...

1 09-18-2014 08:54 PM
View rhyvun's profile

Flattening a WoodRiver Plane Iron

09-15-2014 04:06 PM by rhyvun

Hello all, first post, but been frequenting the forums for a bit now. I re...

24 09-18-2014 08:24 PM
View Kenny 's profile

Aftermarket plane irons and breakers, opinions?

03-01-2012 06:33 AM by Kenny

I’m looking for some general opinions about the different makers of aft...

32 09-18-2014 12:32 PM
View chrisstef's profile

Where to buy saw files?

05-20-2013 05:46 PM by chrisstef

Ive been meaning to acquire all the tools necessary to reshape and sharpen up...

142 09-16-2014 11:42 AM
View ajshobby's profile

interesting ruler

09-14-2014 10:57 PM by ajshobby

Thought a few folks might find this interesting. 6 ft wooden ruler that ...

5 09-15-2014 01:06 AM
View jtm's profile

Good price on Stanley Sweetheart Chisels

09-11-2014 05:46 AM by jtm

Just a heads up… The Stanley Sweetheart 750 chisels are on sale righ...

2 09-14-2014 06:59 PM
View Bugnurd's profile

Interesting Antique Awl-type Multitool

09-13-2014 05:57 PM by Bugnurd

Hi,Just returned from a round of yard saleing and came back with a bunch of g...

8 09-13-2014 07:37 PM
View Ub1chris's profile

first time plane restoration

09-11-2014 03:30 PM by Ub1chris

I recently got a #5 and #7. and when someone told me its a slippery sloe I...

15 09-13-2014 01:29 AM
View comboprof's profile

I can grind and sharpen plane blade bevels.

09-11-2014 04:37 PM by comboprof

This I suppose is the conclusion of a three part frustration series I have ha...

12 09-12-2014 11:34 PM

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