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Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

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Old Wooden Plane

460 days ago by panamint

I have an old wooden plane that was given to me and I am looking for info on ...

7 459 days ago
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Miter boxes?

865 days ago by BerBer5985

I’m thinking of getting an older miter box but u have no clue what olde...

10 460 days ago
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Why We Collect Old Tools -- Local Tool Meet

465 days ago by HorizontalMike

This past weekend I was able to attend the first tool meet by a new tool coll...

13 460 days ago
View freighttrain's profile

a 6 or 7

460 days ago by freighttrain

im thinking of getting a #7 plane to use leveling long boards such as a wor...

5 460 days ago
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Cambering Plane Blades

462 days ago by DavidNJ

I’ve read that articles and seen videos that have suggested that all pl...

6 460 days ago
View aherna's profile

Design philosophy. Does anyone use hand tools to build modern (or mid-century) furniture?

466 days ago by aherna

Hi All, I’m relatively new to furniture making and am setting up a h...

8 460 days ago
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Talk to me about saws

460 days ago by Hmlee

Hi all. So I’ve been doing a glue-up for an end table with some nice 6/...

5 460 days ago
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Miniature Hand saws

461 days ago by ArtRafael

Thought these saws would be of interest to some. Ralph

6 460 days ago
View Ray's profile

Frog casting ID on Stanley planes

462 days ago by Ray

I have two type 19 #3 planes. One frog has 7U and the other had 8U cast into ...

4 461 days ago
View ArtRafael's profile

Miniature Infill Plane

462 days ago by ArtRafael

Hi All. I’m new to this forum but not to wood working nor to tool coll...

12 461 days ago
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bench leg size for leg vise

461 days ago by dpjeansonne

I am building a version of the 21st century workbench with a leg vise instead...

2 461 days ago
View Brad's profile

Hewing Hatchet Questions

946 days ago by Brad

While on a recent jaunt antiquing and flea marketing in Fort Collins, I came ...

12 462 days ago
View Dave's profile

wanted: Stanley type 9 #7 frog (and/or advice)

463 days ago by Dave

Hello you butchers of wood, I’m restoring a Stanley #7 plane, and WO...

5 462 days ago
View Tackett's profile

New hand planes

465 days ago by Tackett

With hand tools being popular to use again and getting tired of feeding the b...

15 462 days ago
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Polishing handsaw brass screws

464 days ago by ToddJB

All, This maybe super common knowledge, but I had never heard it before an...

6 464 days ago
View toolmike's profile

Buying vintage hand tools in Denmark?

466 days ago by toolmike

Hi everyone, Hoping someone might be able to help me. We’ll be vacat...

2 464 days ago
View Dallas's profile

I guess I just don't talk right

465 days ago by Dallas

We went to the flea market today and I wandered looking for tools to rehab or...

25 464 days ago
View Klickitat's profile

New and need advice on plane purchase

465 days ago by Klickitat

Just found this place because of a customer who stopped by my booth. I am abs...

7 464 days ago
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sharpening chisels

472 days ago by mariva57

I bought the Sharp 3000. I would like to sharpen this set ofchisels short of ...

11 465 days ago
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Henckels skew wood chisel

466 days ago by wudwuker

Hello everyone,I came across a Henckels skew chisel 70-12 with a plastic octa...

3 465 days ago

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