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How old is this Stanley No.220 block plane?

03-02-2014 06:37 AM by harum

Hello, I am trying to age a Stanley No.220. The base has no other markings ...

6 03-02-2014 03:25 PM
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Stanely No. 10-1/2 Carriage Makers Rabbet Plane

02-28-2014 09:04 PM by MisterBill

I am looking for help on what this Stanley No. 10-1/2 Carriage Makers Rabbet ...

6 03-02-2014 04:57 AM
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03-01-2014 12:54 PM by Gerald Thompson

I have two hand planes that require the mouths to be widened to accommodate H...

7 03-02-2014 04:30 AM
View HarveyDunn's profile

In bench stones, what is coarser than "India"

03-01-2014 07:44 PM by HarveyDunn

I’m planning on getting some of the Chris Pye/Norton Oilstones for shar...

3 03-02-2014 02:31 AM
View fredd3039's profile

Diamond sharpening stone for combered irons

03-01-2014 03:41 AM by fredd3039

Hello,Chris Schwarz was using a diamond plate in one of his videos that had a...

1 03-01-2014 11:27 PM
View Planeman40's profile

How many of you buy your tools at Garret Wade?

11-09-2012 02:08 PM by Planeman40

I constantly shake my head at how certain businesses stay in business. Garret...

55 03-01-2014 09:08 AM
View lepelerin's profile

Snappy countersinks - what do you think

02-05-2014 12:32 AM by lepelerin

Hi,I saw the “make it Snappy” set of 5 countersinks – 2 flu...

15 03-01-2014 06:29 AM
View Ray's profile

Miller Falls #1 Eggbeater questions

02-24-2014 02:54 AM by Ray

I purchased this a few months ago and hope someone can help. I tried using th...

10 02-27-2014 09:19 PM
View kooldecker's profile

saw sharpening dvd ?

02-25-2014 05:51 PM by kooldecker

Hey guys, ive been a long luker here, and im finally starting to post a few t...

10 02-26-2014 04:30 AM
View harum's profile

No. 4 stanley

02-15-2014 08:41 PM by harum

Hello! Was wondering if this plane (Bailey, no. 4 Stanley) is worth $18 that...

24 02-26-2014 02:01 AM
View Pendragon1998's profile

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
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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

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