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View Robsan's profile

V&B 905 plane refurbishment - advice please.

01-03-2016 04:58 PM by Robsan

One of my most prized possessions is a ‘905 plane that I inherited from...

13 05-16-2016 03:04 PM
View Marn64's profile

upgrading and modding up my first plane

05-04-2016 02:07 AM by Marn64

I was 14 when I was introduced to woodworking. At the time, I had neither the...

10 05-15-2016 05:51 PM
View HokieKen's profile

Torshalla Smide Chisels

05-15-2016 11:48 AM by HokieKen

I bought a set of E.A. Berg chisels off Ebay. After I got them, turned out t...

0 05-15-2016 11:48 AM
View degoose's profile


12-13-2011 11:17 PM by degoose

Hi Guys, Just came across this fabulous new tool.. The UniRuler... Check ...

31 05-15-2016 01:28 AM
View Marn64's profile

Replacement tote for Stanley no 4

05-10-2016 02:32 PM by Marn64

So I recently got a Type 16 no 4 Stanley, the knob was fine, but not the tote...

5 05-14-2016 11:47 PM
View Gentile's profile

Edgewood Tools Plane?

05-12-2016 03:12 PM by Gentile

I’ve had this for years..No company name cast into the body, no numbers...

1 05-14-2016 10:30 PM
View Fired_Yo_Momma's profile

Nice Craigslist Score

05-07-2016 02:52 AM by Fired_Yo_Momma

Hi Guys, Well I am mostly a power tool guy but at times the hand tools com...

6 05-14-2016 10:19 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

Is it worth it to have a small anvil?

05-07-2016 02:39 AM by Combo Prof

Quick question. Today I saw for sale a small anvil I think the face was about...

29 05-14-2016 01:55 PM
View Sprot's profile

Help needed! What kind of nuts on this saw!

02-22-2016 09:01 AM by Sprot

Hi I got this oldish looking dovetail saw from local auction site. It look...

11 05-13-2016 11:58 PM
View OSU55's profile

Russian Version of Stanley #4

05-01-2016 05:23 PM by OSU55

Saw this posted on ebay and thought some might find it interesting. http:/...

3 05-13-2016 08:50 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

how far to sharpen various tools?

04-29-2016 01:50 PM by bbasiaga

I just got a plane with a wider blade, which of course meant I needed a new s...

19 05-13-2016 02:14 AM
View BuddyC's profile

Old Coping Saw

05-12-2016 02:23 AM by BuddyC

I found this cool old saw in a box of odd and ends from an auction. I really...

6 05-13-2016 02:14 AM
View TheMadCarpenter's profile

Millers Falls Miter box restoration

05-01-2016 09:31 PM by TheMadCarpenter

I found a #74 miter box on craigslist and did a basic cleaning/restoration on...

6 05-12-2016 01:00 AM
View diverlloyd's profile

Crusader chisels and a good Memorial Day to all and a thanks to those who served.

05-25-2015 02:38 PM by diverlloyd

So like it says anyone know anything about crusader chisels? I bought a box a...

9 05-11-2016 12:36 AM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Screw Driver of your Dreams

10-15-2012 09:39 PM by Craftsman on the lake

We’ve got: Hand plane of your dreamsMallet of your dreamsBib Overall...

54 05-10-2016 02:38 PM
View joshtank's profile

Harbor Freight vise

06-02-2012 05:27 PM by joshtank

i know i know. harbor freight is hit or miss – and mostly miss. my vis...

7 05-10-2016 01:47 AM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley depth adjuster problems

05-09-2016 11:44 PM by Marn64

So I recently acquired a Stanley type 4 no 6 (if you can’t tell from my...

3 05-10-2016 12:17 AM
View SurfHunter's profile

Stanley Bailey #3 strange lever cap design

05-06-2016 06:04 AM by SurfHunter

Hello,did a small roof repair and was paid in Hand planes !!!! Seriously&#...

18 05-07-2016 06:19 PM
View Kent's profile

Hand Plane Blades: How straight is straight enough?

04-29-2016 04:55 PM by Kent

I was recently using my old Stanley #5 for the first time. I had already done...

22 05-04-2016 03:48 PM
View builtinbkyn's profile

Gnarly Cherry

04-26-2016 09:00 PM by builtinbkyn

I picked up some cherry to make a step stool and have been working it by hand...

8 05-04-2016 01:22 AM

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