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What is it 1/2

01-25-2016 01:50 AM by opalko

Handle has “SARGENT CO.” on it.. Any idea what this is?

12 01-25-2016 10:14 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Funny thing happened at my local lumber yard

01-24-2016 04:44 PM by BigJohn

My local lumberyard is awesome. A friend I grew up with owns a large sawmill ...

9 01-25-2016 02:47 PM
View opalko's profile

What is it 2/2

01-25-2016 01:52 AM by opalko

Handle says “Made in USA”... Ideas?

5 01-25-2016 02:25 PM
View James Wright's profile

So I was just given a #45

01-25-2016 04:25 AM by James Wright

I was given a #45 but it only has the 3/8 cutter and is missing a few other p...

2 01-25-2016 11:35 AM
View giser3546's profile

Sharpen and tune crosscut saw

01-24-2016 02:55 AM by giser3546

Thanks to the input from you guys I ended up getting a 48” “Warre...

7 01-25-2016 03:05 AM
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Optimal crosscut saw length

01-20-2016 04:05 PM by giser3546

I am looking at getting a crosscut saw to tide me over till I can get a good ...

3 01-24-2016 09:12 PM
View Wondermutt's profile

Need A Hand Plane For Edging/Jointing

01-21-2016 04:45 PM by Wondermutt

Hi guys. I am getting into wood working and need some guidance on a plane. I...

22 01-24-2016 12:05 AM
View mchapman87's profile

Can someone help me identify this?!?

01-21-2016 08:30 PM by mchapman87

My brother lives in KS and runs a second hand store called the Second Hand Ro...

17 01-23-2016 01:02 PM
View Jake01's profile

Anyone know this maker?

01-19-2016 06:58 PM by Jake01

Does anyone know who makes this chisel?

6 01-21-2016 08:47 PM
View JADobson's profile

Never seen a plane like this before

01-20-2016 08:59 PM by JADobson

Saw this on my local kijiji (Canadian Craigslist): Any ideas what the ...

5 01-21-2016 02:59 PM
View interpim's profile

Maves hand plane

01-20-2016 03:20 AM by interpim

A friend of mine is giving me a hand plane, and I’ve never heard of the...

5 01-21-2016 12:55 AM
View DirtyMike's profile

miller falls No 14 question

01-19-2016 10:02 PM by DirtyMike

hello all, i found a miller falls No 14 hand plane at my local antique sto...

8 01-20-2016 10:23 AM
View DylanC's profile

The Hunt for My First Spokeshave

01-06-2016 01:42 AM by DylanC

So, a new Stanley 12-951 can be had for under $20, a US made 151 runs $30-$5...

18 01-20-2016 02:48 AM
View thechipcarver's profile

Auction boast.

01-17-2016 05:25 PM by thechipcarver

Went to the local auction house last night. Picked these up.Is $7.50 for all ...

7 01-18-2016 12:15 AM
View mramseyISU's profile

Woodpeckers Flat Bars

06-13-2014 04:54 PM by mramseyISU

Anybody else seen these flat bars Woodpeckers is peddling? http://www.woodpec...

18 01-17-2016 08:10 PM
View garbonsai's profile

What the heck is this tool actually called?

01-14-2016 02:02 PM by garbonsai

Per the title, what is this tool actually called? One of my friends had one h...

11 01-16-2016 09:23 PM
View wreker's profile

Wartime Stanley 5 1/2 Refinish - almost done.

01-16-2016 03:34 AM by wreker

I wanted to share my progress with my wartime 5 1/2 I picked up at a swap mee...

2 01-16-2016 04:43 AM
View James Wright's profile

Saw Setter

01-15-2016 09:29 PM by James Wright

I broke my saw setter last night. The handle just snapped. I got that one at ...

6 01-16-2016 03:06 AM
View SilverbackReef's profile

Query re: Cross Dominance and Hand Sawing

01-15-2016 03:22 PM by SilverbackReef

I’m cross dominant (right handed/left-eyed) and have issues with keepin...

4 01-15-2016 05:38 PM
View tburkhart's profile

My xmas haul!

01-14-2016 03:17 PM by tburkhart

Just thought i would show my xmas haul this year! My awesome wife found some ...

6 01-14-2016 05:49 PM

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