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Anyone familiar with a Sargent No. 38 skew rabbet plane?

02-09-2016 12:57 AM by luthierwnc

I took a chance and bought this plane on Ebay today. It looks a bit like a S...

6 02-09-2016 02:54 AM
View TCCcabinetmaker's profile

Mortising chisels?

03-02-2012 05:33 PM by TCCcabinetmaker

Ok I have tons of chisels, but what I don’t have are mortising chisels....

18 02-07-2016 06:13 PM
View TheWoodRaccoon's profile

Strange Vintage Vise

02-02-2016 02:10 AM by TheWoodRaccoon

I was at my grandfather’s house today, and he was showing me some of hi...

16 02-06-2016 11:31 PM
View giser3546's profile

New handsaw worth the $$$?

01-11-2016 02:29 AM by giser3546

Have been offered this guy for $50. I have been looking for a one man crosscu...

13 02-06-2016 10:26 PM
View dad2jj82's profile

looking for first hand plane

02-05-2016 04:11 PM by dad2jj82

Hello all Im looking at getting my first hand plane. Unless you gentlemen dir...

12 02-06-2016 10:25 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Bit loose in brace

02-04-2016 02:05 PM by rwe2156

I picked up a really nice looking antique brace but the bits wobble a bit. ...

6 02-06-2016 12:43 PM
View summerfi's profile

Repairing and Rebuilding Vintage Pocket Knives

12-31-2015 04:59 PM by summerfi

Anyone have experience repairing or rebuilding old pocket knives? I have a vi...

23 02-06-2016 05:40 AM
View zipmeister's profile

Stanley or not

02-04-2016 06:55 PM by zipmeister

My uncle gave me this plane. He couldn’t tell me much about it. It was ...

9 02-04-2016 10:55 PM
View bruc101's profile

Antique Hand Carnked Wood Planer

02-04-2016 03:07 AM by bruc101

Well, that’s what the guy seems to think it is any away. I can’t ...

10 02-04-2016 05:50 PM
View Tricorn's profile

Irwin Chisels - Upgrade

02-01-2016 01:52 PM by Tricorn

Approximately 10 years ago, I purchased a set of Irwin chisels. I understand...

17 02-04-2016 02:09 PM
View Kennethjg's profile

Hand plane questions

02-03-2016 01:40 AM by Kennethjg

I’m fairly new to hand planes, so I’ve been trying to take in as ...

18 02-04-2016 03:01 AM
View James Wright's profile

Marking knife

02-02-2016 12:30 AM by James Wright

I have several marking knives but am wanting to buy one that is perfect. if i...

14 02-04-2016 02:40 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

Router plane value LV vs LN

02-02-2016 11:56 PM by bbasiaga

A recent thread in which I got a ton of great feedback on cleaning/cutting da...

11 02-04-2016 02:19 AM
View jopo's profile

#7 Stanley Gage Tote size?

02-01-2016 06:34 PM by jopo

I broke the tote on my #7 Gage this weekend. What happened is that the long s...

2 02-04-2016 02:08 AM
View boatz's profile

New Tool Gloat

02-02-2016 07:40 PM by boatz

My hand cut dovetails still need more practice. New tools always make the pro...

5 02-03-2016 08:42 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Will Abranet ruin the spongy bottom of a Preppin Weapon?

02-02-2016 09:36 PM by ColonelTravis

Like it would a ROS without the protector pad?

0 02-02-2016 09:36 PM
View Jeff_in_LSMO's profile

Knew Concepts Fret Saw Tension

02-01-2016 04:04 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

is there a guideline or rule-of-thumb for fret saw blade tension? I fell l...

9 02-02-2016 06:24 PM
View James Wright's profile

1/4" Cutter for #45

02-01-2016 11:42 PM by James Wright

I have two Stanley 45s and about half of the cutters between them but I do no...

1 02-02-2016 12:28 AM
View Brian Gulotta's profile

Which saw set do I need?

02-01-2016 04:10 PM by Brian Gulotta

I currently have two larger hand saws and a dovetail back saw. One hand saw i...

5 02-01-2016 09:02 PM
View dothedr3w's profile

What the hell happened to my plane sole?

02-01-2016 01:54 PM by dothedr3w

What the hell happened to the sole of my plane? I was using it without is...

8 02-01-2016 05:44 PM

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