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Going Through My Rust Bucket

486 days ago by IrreverentJack

I apologize in advance for not taking before pictures. For thirty years I hav...

1 485 days ago
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No. 08 Jointer

486 days ago by akmiller907

So I am hoping someone might now who this plane is made by. It was a...

12 485 days ago
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Best Stone for Removing Chips?

486 days ago by DavidNJ

When removing metal after chip on plane is a 220 grit best? If so, is the bes...

7 486 days ago
View steve's profile

thinking about a sharpening wheel(s) ...???

488 days ago by steve

What do guys/gals, think about sharpening on wheels, is it a benificial impro...

13 486 days ago
View hiswillus's profile

Leather Strop

487 days ago by hiswillus

Just wondering if anybody knows if the smoothness of the leather is a factor ...

16 486 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Pipe clamp slipping?

585 days ago by 12strings

the movable part of one of my pipe clamps is slipping. It’s one I use ...

10 486 days ago
View dpjeansonne's profile

workbench leg vise or twin screw on front of bench?

489 days ago by dpjeansonne

I am trying to decide on either a leg vice or twin screw vise. I know some wo...

17 486 days ago
View don1960's profile

Problem using a #6 fore plane

489 days ago by don1960

OK, so I finally, (actually about 6 monthes ago) got myself a Veritas #6 fore...

14 487 days ago
View BJODay's profile

Flattening a plane's sole

487 days ago by BJODay

I received some advice in an earlier post to use a plane to flatten out some ...

3 487 days ago
View flyboy's profile

Hand Plane Gloat. No. Happiness Yes

488 days ago by flyboy

Hi. Has anyone ever bought a plane and knowingly paid more than you s...

17 487 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Veritas Plow & Rabbet Planes

487 days ago by 12strings

Tell me if I’m thinking rightly here…If I get… -Veritas ...

6 487 days ago
View Tim's profile

Shoe shave

489 days ago by Tim

I got this tool with a tool chest I bought, and didn’t pay much attenti...

6 487 days ago
View SamuraiSaw's profile (online now)

"Dating" a plane

489 days ago by SamuraiSaw

Ok guys, my latest addiction arrived in pretty decent shape. It’s a Sta...

9 487 days ago
View redSLED's profile

Record Vise Question

488 days ago by redSLED

Just joined this great forum site. Now I have infinitely more woodworking rea...

5 488 days ago
View Homick's profile

Making a Miter Plane

517 days ago by Homick

I’m interested in making my first plane: A Miter Plane Since it̵...

15 488 days ago
View Marty5965's profile

Question for DMT users

489 days ago by Marty5965

Hi Guys, I scored a couple of hand planes (my first) off Ebay and started ...

8 488 days ago
View Marcus's profile (online now)

Info request - Stanley 72 Chamfer Plane?

488 days ago by Marcus

So I am new to the world of hand planes, just purchased my first a few weeks ...

5 488 days ago
View Belg1960's profile

Jorgensen 4 x 10 vise? With pics now

490 days ago by Belg1960

Ok, so I’m a dunce I took apart my vice to install it and when I pulled...

11 489 days ago
View Francisco Luna's profile

Does anybody recognizes this Work Bench / Manufacturer?

489 days ago by Francisco Luna

hey guys! A local guy is selling this bench, I was wondering about the quali...

8 489 days ago
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Source for tape measure with blank space at the beginning

651 days ago by Vermont Hardwoods

I hope this is the right forum – didn’t see what looked like a be...

33 489 days ago

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