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View ColonelTravis's profile

Will Abranet ruin the spongy bottom of a Preppin Weapon?

02-02-2016 09:36 PM by ColonelTravis

Like it would a ROS without the protector pad?

0 02-02-2016 09:36 PM
View Jeff_in_LSMO's profile

Knew Concepts Fret Saw Tension

02-01-2016 04:04 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

is there a guideline or rule-of-thumb for fret saw blade tension? I fell l...

9 02-02-2016 06:24 PM
View James Wright's profile

1/4" Cutter for #45

02-01-2016 11:42 PM by James Wright

I have two Stanley 45s and about half of the cutters between them but I do no...

1 02-02-2016 12:28 AM
View Brian Gulotta's profile

Which saw set do I need?

02-01-2016 04:10 PM by Brian Gulotta

I currently have two larger hand saws and a dovetail back saw. One hand saw i...

5 02-01-2016 09:02 PM
View dothedr3w's profile

What the hell happened to my plane sole?

02-01-2016 01:54 PM by dothedr3w

What the hell happened to the sole of my plane? I was using it without is...

8 02-01-2016 05:44 PM
View jophoto's profile

Stanley #400 vise clamp advice needed

01-29-2016 12:55 PM by jophoto

I have found 2 excellent condition Stanley 400 vice clamps and have negotiate...

1 02-01-2016 03:53 PM
View nmssis's profile

Scraper vs Plane?

01-28-2016 04:05 PM by nmssis

Once again, I’ve come to draw from the well of wisdom. I’ve be...

44 01-31-2016 11:04 PM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile (online now)

Sexy Plane Give-Away. Traditional woodworking contest

10-04-2015 02:34 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

Ive been fascinated with tools for 35 years and used about any woodworking to...

321 01-31-2016 08:41 PM
View interpim's profile

Hand plane restoration (Wards Master)

01-29-2016 05:44 AM by interpim

I purchased a no. 4 Wards Master hand plane which feels and looks like it was...

4 01-31-2016 12:25 PM
View TomiRosso's profile

Stanley/Fray Brace age estimation

01-30-2016 07:31 AM by TomiRosso

I found another interesting tool from my grandmother dads stash. He was passe...

0 01-30-2016 07:31 AM
View mandatory66's profile

#2 plane size difference

01-29-2016 12:33 AM by mandatory66

I picked up an old Bailey #2 plane a few months ago and I noticed it has more...

4 01-30-2016 04:03 AM
View whiteshoecovers's profile

tools in the 1890s

01-28-2016 06:23 PM by whiteshoecovers

Just curious here. I own a victorian home in Denver, CO built in the 1890s. ...

10 01-29-2016 03:10 PM
View giser3546's profile

Best saw set for a champion tooth crosscut saw

01-27-2016 05:59 PM by giser3546

I am looking for a saw set for my crosscut saw. Many I have seen seem to be i...

4 01-28-2016 05:20 PM
View rwe2156's profile

How do you sharpen your

01-27-2016 12:55 PM by rwe2156

Router plane blade?

6 01-28-2016 04:17 PM
View alittleoff's profile

My old / new delta saw

01-24-2016 11:49 PM by alittleoff

Well after about 3 or 4 months I finally finished my old saw, and made th...

5 01-27-2016 06:49 PM
View Bryan's profile

In middle Georgia

01-27-2016 01:42 AM by Bryan

I’m looking to do some green work like post and rung chairs would like ...

3 01-27-2016 05:59 PM
View Aaron McCain's profile

Grandpa's Disston Saws (and a brace)

01-26-2016 04:55 PM by Aaron McCain

My grandfather passed away recently and as I was going through his workbench,...

10 01-27-2016 02:38 AM
View WoodNSawdust's profile

Used stanley 7c or a new veritas jointer plane?

01-24-2016 02:59 PM by WoodNSawdust

I am mainly a power tool woodworker who is getting interested in hand tools (...

19 01-26-2016 08:19 PM
View oltexasboy1's profile

# 55 cutters

01-10-2016 05:40 PM by oltexasboy1

I have a mostly complete #2 box of #55 cutters and I have absolutely no plans...

12 01-26-2016 06:18 PM
View opalko's profile

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

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