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Stanley No. 55 parts/restoration

04-11-2015 02:22 PM by tyler

Hello everyone. This is only my second post but I’m hoping someone here...

25 04-15-2015 02:52 AM
View SCUMM's profile

Stanley Folding Rules

02-11-2012 08:27 PM by SCUMM

First time post so it will be hard to “measure” the success of th...

16 04-15-2015 01:56 AM
View Lasivian's profile

Help needed with adzes and steel

04-13-2015 01:52 PM by Lasivian

So I am considering getting a set of these adzes:

2 04-13-2015 06:58 PM
View realcowtown_eric's profile

Buddy in Calgary downsizing his vintage tools in a big way

03-09-2015 03:47 AM by realcowtown_eric

12 04-13-2015 06:32 PM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Split top? What do you say?

04-08-2015 05:35 AM by newwoodbutcher

Been thinking about this for about a year. I just finished my third or fourt...

21 04-13-2015 02:10 PM
View willie's profile

Mystery Plane

04-08-2015 09:18 PM by willie

Not sure where this one came from but it ended up...

10 04-12-2015 08:36 PM
View NoLongerHere's profile

The Story of the Bedrock #601 Hand Plane

04-01-2014 05:25 PM by NoLongerHere

. The Story of the Bedrock #601 Hand Plane.. . April 1st. 2014By...

15 04-12-2015 03:20 PM
View rtbrmb's profile

Bailey no. 7 blade question

04-07-2015 04:33 AM by rtbrmb

I inherited a Bailey #7C jointer (Type 11) that is in need of some T.L.C. to ...

6 04-12-2015 03:09 AM
View Michigander's profile

Japanese hand saws VS American saws

04-10-2015 04:37 PM by Michigander

I am lucky to have a Lie Nielsen Dovetail saw which is one of the most beauti...

6 04-11-2015 03:42 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Old Tool Shopping: Slim Pickens in Saskatchewan

04-07-2015 12:49 AM by poopiekat

Four days in Regina Saskatchewan, and this was all I could scrape up. Grante...

8 04-11-2015 02:51 PM
View unisaw's profile

My first Live Free or Die Auction - Nashua, NH

04-09-2015 07:57 PM by unisaw

I am planning on attending my first show this month. I am told that prior to...

2 04-09-2015 10:08 PM
View ChipBreaker's profile

Anybody have any info on this Disston back saw?

03-26-2014 07:58 PM by ChipBreaker

Got this saw in a lot at an auction yesterday. This is the only one I cant fi...

16 04-09-2015 03:38 PM
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Craftsman (Columbian) 10" woodworking vise restored - quick release not quite working right

04-08-2015 11:22 PM by Pendragon1998

I recently restored a 10” Craftsman woodworking vise that was made for ...

2 04-09-2015 03:28 PM
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G. MAUS & CO Gouge - anyone have any information?

04-08-2015 11:05 PM by Pendragon1998

I received an old gouge today which is actually in decent, albeit rusty shape...

0 04-08-2015 11:05 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

First hand planes

03-27-2015 03:51 PM by PhillipRCW

I am a complete virgin to hand planes, but I really want to pick up a few to ...

32 04-07-2015 10:10 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Glue up tools, brushes, accessories

04-06-2015 08:44 PM by PhillipRCW

Are there any tools in your shop that help you a lot with spreading, applying...

20 04-07-2015 09:35 PM
View curliejones's profile

Rudimentary precision? an oxymoron?

04-04-2015 06:16 PM by curliejones

I love nice tools! I’m not alone, considering the company I keep he...

9 04-07-2015 04:36 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Dovetails and chisels

04-05-2015 07:53 PM by Joel_B

I tried cutting my first dovetails yesterday and they didn’t come out s...

6 04-06-2015 02:07 PM
View bonesbr549's profile

Lienielsen chisel sets

03-23-2015 01:46 AM by bonesbr549

finally decided to get a set of LN’s and went online, and they use to s...

16 04-06-2015 01:15 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

sharpening question

03-31-2015 01:00 PM by daddywoofdawg

I have a sharpening question,I use the scary sharp method,can’t afford ...

21 04-04-2015 02:56 PM

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