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Bessey offerings at Lowes - anything worth buying?

02-26-2014 12:16 AM by Pendragon1998

Last time I was at Lowes, I saw that some of the Bessey stuff was on clearanc...

3 02-26-2014 12:44 AM
View perwilinder's profile

Broken Brace

02-23-2014 03:03 AM by perwilinder

Anyone here know the best place to purchase replacement jaws for a brace? Are...

11 02-26-2014 12:17 AM
View jasonburr's profile

Cool Trees!

02-25-2014 08:23 PM by jasonburr

Maybe I need to work on my chisel skills.

1 02-25-2014 08:50 PM
View John Schluter's profile

Irwin Auger bit mark chronology

02-24-2014 11:04 PM by John Schluter

I’m restoring/preserving about 50 bits I found hiding in my grandfather...

7 02-25-2014 07:45 PM
View Pendragon1998's profile

Is red oak going to damage my tools?

02-20-2014 11:20 PM by Pendragon1998

I just completed one of my first ‘projects,’ a bench top holder f...

10 02-24-2014 07:26 PM
View Steve's profile

Spokeshave blades

02-24-2014 01:49 AM by Steve

I recently purchased a couple of used spoke shave’s, one being a fl...

3 02-24-2014 05:08 PM
View Brad's profile

Panel Gauge-Some pre-build questions

02-24-2014 04:46 AM by Brad

Hello All, I’m going to build a panel gauge similar to this one. ...

2 02-24-2014 02:45 PM
View acol's profile

Two cherries chisels reviews?

02-18-2014 10:52 PM by acol

I’m looking for a good set of chisels and have come across the two cher...

9 02-24-2014 12:22 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Today's Antique Shop Finds!

02-23-2014 10:00 PM by poopiekat

Slim pickens here in the winter wonderland!I batted Zero at a couple of antiq...

8 02-23-2014 11:58 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Need two different tools to sharpen...

02-22-2014 09:49 PM by LiveEdge

My son is working on his Woodworking merit badge for scouts. One of the req...

8 02-23-2014 10:07 PM
View jdh122's profile

question about Woodwright's shop videos on Popularwoodworking

02-04-2014 05:01 PM by jdh122

I have a question for anyone who is subscribed to the Roy Underhill videos on...

3 02-23-2014 07:13 PM
View MrRon's profile

Using vs collecting tools

02-21-2014 09:15 PM by MrRon

I wonder how many tool collectors actually use their collectable tools. Colle...

32 02-23-2014 03:07 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Baileys number 5

02-22-2014 05:11 PM by Gixxerjoe04

So I just bought my first hand plane, kind of on a whim at an auction. It...

18 02-23-2014 12:23 AM
View basswood's profile

Is there anything I can't do with my bit and brace that you can do with...

02-19-2014 07:31 PM by basswood

...just wondering out loud… I imagine that most who ordinarily prefer h...

28 02-21-2014 10:17 PM
View Simons44's profile

Hand Plane Craigslist Score -Lie Nielsen

02-16-2014 04:05 AM by Simons44

I’ve recently started getting into hand plans and have purchased a few ...

13 02-21-2014 09:55 PM
View sikrap's profile

Big find this week :))

10-12-2013 08:04 PM by sikrap

Thought I’d share a couple pics of this week’s best find. ...

35 02-21-2014 04:21 AM
View basswood's profile

Traditional Finnish Log House Building--Video

02-20-2014 11:22 PM by basswood

Some amazing axe wielding and other hand tool skills here: http://www.yout...

2 02-21-2014 01:04 AM
View lusk's profile

Millers Falls No. 8 lever cap will not stay on

02-14-2014 09:14 PM by lusk

I restored my grandpa’s old Millers Falls No. 8 smoother and its great,...

11 02-20-2014 02:05 PM
View Palmer's profile

A decent brad nailer

02-19-2014 09:29 AM by Palmer

I should need a brad nailer soon and I came here for some advice from you guy...

13 02-19-2014 08:24 PM
View ScottStewart's profile

Buying Used Jointer Plane

02-19-2014 01:25 AM by ScottStewart

I am going to head to a fairly large tool auction in about a month, and I am ...

3 02-19-2014 07:05 PM

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