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Plane Info

499 days ago by Marty5965

Apologies if it has been mentioned before but I found this page with some goo...

1 499 days ago
View Sandra's profile

Hand planes for 15$ -bought Falcon Pope

504 days ago by Sandra

Good morning, Be still my beating heart. I just found this on Kijiji and ...

31 499 days ago
View needshave's profile

Stanley old iron

499 days ago by needshave

I have a neighbor, that is willing to sell me a #4 and a#7 stanley. Both have...

4 499 days ago
View Emma Walker's profile

Clamp till / storage rack, I'm looking for ideas.

565 days ago by Emma Walker

I thought about cutting an old wooden latter in half and screwing them togeth...

48 499 days ago
View BigRedKnothead's profile

A2 Plane Blades- Am I the only one who doesn't like 'em?

499 days ago by BigRedKnothead

Surely I’m not. I’ve wrestled with a some A2 blades, both Hock an...

11 499 days ago
View bandit571's profile

Dunlap/ West Germany planes?

500 days ago by bandit571

Ok, I am trying to find out whatever i can about these strange planes. The...

6 499 days ago
View Benvolio's profile

Pitting on sliding bevel arm

500 days ago by Benvolio

Hi there. The handle of my bevel gauge restoration came out a treat bu...

2 499 days ago
View JADobson's profile

Vibrating saw

501 days ago by JADobson

One of my first quality tools I’ve gotten is a Pax crosscut saw. I was ...

6 500 days ago
View Pittard's profile

Hand Plane Purchase Question....Need some help

557 days ago by Pittard

Hello all, first post. I’ve been lurking for a long time then signed u...

20 500 days ago
View SamuraiSaw's profile

When to replace the iron?

501 days ago by SamuraiSaw

I recently picked up a Stanley #4 from ebay. The plane was pretty rusty, but...

23 500 days ago
View Marty5965's profile

Scrub Plane - did I screw up?

501 days ago by Marty5965

Well I bid on a brand new LN 40 1/2 scrub plane on EBay and won it. It was a...

19 500 days ago
View ernie's profile

Stanley plane ID

512 days ago by ernie

New to Lumberjocks, new to woodworking. Have two planes from G Grandfather in...

11 500 days ago
View widdle's profile

Leather strop source

502 days ago by widdle

Wondering if there is a certain type or grade of leather that makes a good st...

6 501 days ago
View jimig11's profile

Cheap hong Kong style planer

502 days ago by jimig11

Hi all, virgin poster here, long time lurker lol. So I broke the cardinal rul...

3 501 days ago
View Brett's profile

Face vise: why is the screw off center?

505 days ago by Brett

Many traditional face vises look like this: The lead screw is not cent...

7 501 days ago
View Benvolio's profile

Stanley Planes Before the Advancing Screw

502 days ago by Benvolio

so are these valuable/rare?? I saw one at a flea market today – Stan...

2 502 days ago
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New vs vintage Stanley planes

504 days ago by All10fingers

Hello jocks! I have a question regarding the brand new, UK made Stanley 78 p...

23 502 days ago
View michaelsgarage's profile

my new stanley sweetheart low angle jack plane.

503 days ago by michaelsgarage

today my first quality hand plane came in the mail. i was wondering how to ta...

4 502 days ago
View lumberjoe's profile

Corsair hand planes?

777 days ago by lumberjoe

In rummaging through my dads garage the other day looking for a flat file, I ...

15 502 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Shooting plane in the Krenov style

502 days ago by Ron Harper

Anybody made a Krenov style shooting plane. If so, would you share some parti...

1 502 days ago

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