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View hiswillus's profile

Raw Wood

07-11-2013 03:29 PM by hiswillus

Found some fire wood out back and really interested in figuring out how to cr...

7 07-11-2013 07:55 PM
View Makarov's profile

B.O.A manufacturing company? on chisel

07-11-2013 02:16 PM by Makarov

I bought a large and rust covered chisel. The previous owner stamped J...

4 07-11-2013 05:51 PM
View ChrisWilson's profile

Scotch Brace bit retention lever spring

06-13-2013 09:31 PM by ChrisWilson

Hi. I have just acquired a scotch brace, on which the bit retention le...

1 07-11-2013 02:57 AM
View Dirge's profile

Totes for Stanley smooth plane

07-10-2013 08:46 AM by Dirge

I have a no. 5 Stanley( circa 1928) fitted with a vertically laminated (2 pie...

6 07-10-2013 11:24 PM
View Holbs's profile

cutting mortises by hand, question

06-24-2013 03:40 AM by Holbs

I did 12 mortises today. I feel more natural following Paul Seller's way of ...

4 07-10-2013 04:03 AM
View RichCMD's profile

Which plane would be better?

06-27-2013 02:05 AM by RichCMD

I have been looking at a couple of different types of planes lately and tryin...

7 07-10-2013 03:50 AM
View 69BBNova's profile

Handsaw Build Project (Redo + More)

07-02-2013 10:37 PM by 69BBNova

As usual last night I wasn’t able to sleep, and after doing a initi...

2 07-08-2013 10:05 PM
View Tommy Evans's profile

Clamp I.D. and Usage

07-08-2013 02:17 PM by Tommy Evans

I was at a yard sale and bought 8 each 5” x 24” F-clamps and 4 of...

6 07-08-2013 07:47 PM
View Makarov's profile

Help, who made this chisel

07-08-2013 03:38 AM by Makarov

Does anyone know of a site with hand tool logos or markings for future refere...

3 07-08-2013 02:48 PM
View rfusca's profile

I always seem to crown with my jointer

07-07-2013 03:26 AM by rfusca

Whenever I’m edge jointing with my #6 or #7 hand plane, I always seem e...

21 07-08-2013 02:37 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Type of plane for dense hardwoods (Maple/purpleheart/figured maple)

07-07-2013 09:22 PM by lateralus819

So I picked up a beautiful 8’x10”x1” piece of curly purpleh...

19 07-08-2013 12:09 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Lapping plane soles and blade backs with a belt sander...

05-19-2013 09:34 PM by Benvolio

.... is something I’ve never tried doing. At the moment, I happily d...

15 07-07-2013 10:34 PM
View Don W's profile

Help verifying a Sargent 307 Type 1

08-21-2012 06:26 PM by Don W

I bought this plane over the week end. It looks like a...

14 07-07-2013 10:05 PM
View Burgels's profile

Hand Plane Help

07-06-2013 11:54 PM by Burgels

I picked these up at an antique shop today. I think they are the really nice...

16 07-07-2013 11:49 AM
View JSilverman's profile

Flattening waterstones

09-08-2011 07:51 AM by JSilverman

How do you flatten your waterstones? I have a Norton flattening stone and di...

25 07-07-2013 01:24 AM
View Goodsh's profile

Problems with my new Veritas Low Angle Jack Plane

06-30-2013 05:25 PM by Goodsh

I just picked up the LA Jack yesterday and am not getting very good results. ...

16 07-06-2013 04:16 AM
View ChuckM's profile

My preferred waterstones' flattening method

04-10-2012 10:22 PM by ChuckM

I have tried the Lee Valley lapping system ( http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood...

3 07-06-2013 03:19 AM
View LDubb's profile

need help identifying these tools

07-05-2013 10:57 PM by LDubb

These were my grandfather’s, who died in 1938. I found them...

3 07-05-2013 11:16 PM
View Texchappy's profile

What is the minimum set of tools?

07-05-2013 12:27 AM by Texchappy

A little background. I have a gift of $1000 dollars that I can spend on wood...

12 07-05-2013 11:07 AM
View jdalbrecht's profile

What tool should I get next?

06-27-2013 05:29 PM by jdalbrecht

Hi Everyone,My awesome wife has allowed me $300 to spend on tools as my fathe...

24 07-05-2013 12:54 AM

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