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Flush trim saw

04-09-2016 12:23 AM by JoshuaS

This is my first woodworking project, a set of little desktop speakers. I...

10 04-14-2016 01:45 PM
View DirtyMike's profile

Another help identify hand plane

04-11-2016 10:52 PM by DirtyMike

well here it goes, i bought a No. 6 at a flea market this weekend for 12 buck...

6 04-12-2016 02:41 PM
View rolandstronghammer's profile

Helped identifying this saw.

04-06-2016 01:39 AM by rolandstronghammer

The handle says Atkins 2. It’s 5ft long with 3” teeth.

3 04-09-2016 11:29 PM
View darylkoehn's profile

bringing out an etching on a old saw blade

04-07-2016 01:47 PM by darylkoehn

I was wondering how to clean an old saw blade, to bring out the etching that&...

4 04-07-2016 11:01 PM
View Marn64's profile

Prelateral Stanley No. 7 restoration

04-02-2016 10:06 PM by Marn64

Hello, I’ve been a long time reader of these forums but this is my firs...

25 04-06-2016 12:03 AM
View milehighnovice's profile

Ulmia 4 or Lie-Nielsen Improved Worbench

12-03-2011 07:07 AM by milehighnovice

I am a novice woodworker and would like to get some advice as to which woodwo...

7 04-05-2016 04:33 PM
View JADobson's profile

Bow saw problem

04-04-2016 07:00 PM by JADobson

Hi everyone,So I built this bow saw last week. I was really happy with how it...

11 04-05-2016 03:39 AM
View Michaelbr's profile

Help Identifying Honing Stones Please

04-04-2016 04:10 PM by Michaelbr

Hello, I was wondering if anybody knew anything about these stones and how to...

1 04-04-2016 05:58 PM
View robdbeal's profile

J A Lapham Marking Gauge

04-04-2016 02:18 AM by robdbeal

I recently came across a dingy marking gauge in an antique store which I had ...

3 04-04-2016 04:56 AM
View GoatBoy's profile

$2000 to spend on tools?

03-25-2016 04:22 PM by GoatBoy

Starting from scratch, how would you outfit your shop if you only had 2k to w...

43 04-04-2016 02:42 AM
View willhime's profile

Metal polish

04-02-2016 11:17 PM by willhime

I haven’t polished anything since a replica claymore sword I bought at ...

3 04-03-2016 01:58 AM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

The debut of the iSlab... Looks very promising & secure!

04-01-2016 10:37 PM by Joe Lyddon

Have you checked out this Brand New product? Looks like a very promising ...

9 04-02-2016 11:46 PM
View trevor7428's profile

Is this worth anything?

04-01-2016 10:21 AM by trevor7428

So when my grandfather passed away, I got some of his tools he had. Just w...

11 04-01-2016 07:25 PM
View The__Dude's profile

Where to send hand plane irons and chisels to be re-ground?

02-04-2016 01:53 PM by The__Dude

I have my self setup to sharpen these items.But I have some that have been us...

15 03-26-2016 01:01 PM
View umbra's profile

What is this tool?

03-21-2016 12:02 PM by umbra

A friend of mine has this tool but he doesn’t know what it’s ...

16 03-25-2016 12:05 AM
View builtinbkyn's profile

Jointing with a hand plane?

03-21-2016 08:45 PM by builtinbkyn

OK so this is totally new for me. I figured what better time and place to st...

26 03-22-2016 06:48 PM
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Hand Tool Manual

03-20-2016 02:48 AM by builtinbkyn

A while back I was looking for information on storing hand tools and what eve...

1 03-20-2016 04:17 AM
View Rspencer91's profile

How old Are These? How can I clean then?

03-15-2016 03:33 PM by Rspencer91

Hello,I recently went through my grandfather’s toolbox who passed away ...

16 03-17-2016 06:33 PM
View chrisstef's profile

Underhill Hatchet

01-20-2014 03:50 PM by chrisstef

I recently acquired a couple of boxes of old tools from my uncle who presumab...

18 03-17-2016 01:38 AM
View 12strings's profile

Which Smooth Plane to buy?

10-15-2012 02:44 PM by 12strings

I need advice on purchasing a smoothing plane. I don’t want to spend...

19 03-16-2016 09:34 PM

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