Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View CincyRW's profile

Help - New Bessey clamp wont work

06-13-2014 01:33 AM by CincyRW

I got a great deal on some Bessey clamps at Lowes. Apparently, they’re...

6 06-16-2014 01:06 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Made in the USA? Or England?

06-11-2014 12:59 PM by Grasshopper000

I’m still looking for vises. I actually picked up 2 NIB old Record 52ED...

12 06-15-2014 03:59 AM
View poopiekat's profile

An Ebay Miracle from a Bozo Seller!!!

06-07-2014 08:46 PM by poopiekat

Well, gotta admit, I still enjoy buying planes that are inexpensive, just to ...

26 06-14-2014 11:54 PM
View BuzzardBird's profile

Question about a No 7 Vintage Stanley Jointer. Got some twist.

06-08-2014 02:37 PM by BuzzardBird

I’m new, I’m true, but I’m blue! Hello LumberJockers, Bu...

15 06-12-2014 09:29 PM
View poopiekat's profile

A Rogues Gallery of Transitional Planes

06-09-2014 03:46 PM by poopiekat

I thought I’d post some pix of my transitional planes. These were purc...

14 06-11-2014 05:59 PM
View TiggerWood's profile

Millers Falls hand plane

06-04-2014 12:49 AM by TiggerWood

I was rehabbing a Millers Falls hand plane and decided to test what looked li...

9 06-11-2014 02:52 PM
View RichardDePetris's profile

How do I properly setup a Stanley Model 12-960 Block Plane?

05-30-2014 07:25 PM by RichardDePetris

I was going through Lowes and picked up a Cheapo-Maximo block plane (Kobalt 6...

5 06-10-2014 03:39 PM
View DocBailey's profile

An Iron Grip

06-09-2014 10:58 PM by DocBailey

I’ve wanted one of these for a long time, but couldn’t imagine sh...

12 06-10-2014 01:41 PM
View Benvolio's profile

So... how comes no one's making a decent hand drill these days?

06-05-2014 10:26 PM by Benvolio

I adore the old miller’s falls hand drills as much as the next guy, but...

15 06-10-2014 12:48 PM
View NikkiLaRue's profile

Hand Planes

06-09-2014 01:33 PM by NikkiLaRue

While on my way to work Saturday morning I ran across flea ma...

9 06-09-2014 07:36 PM
View distrbd's profile

is this a good deal on used Bessey clamps?

06-09-2014 01:04 PM by distrbd

I just saw this in our local Kijiji,6 Bessey clamps for $80 ,(~ $70 USD)they ...

8 06-09-2014 06:21 PM
View PaPa_Jack's profile

Was given a couple planes but have questions.

06-09-2014 02:17 AM by PaPa_Jack

I was given three planes by a friends wife. He passed away about a year ago a...

14 06-09-2014 04:46 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Scrapers or sandpaper for parquet flooring

06-01-2014 03:25 PM by JohnChung

Please share your experience with repairing parquet flooring. I have tried to...

6 06-09-2014 08:56 AM
View JohnChung's profile

Axe for carpentry

06-08-2014 03:04 PM by JohnChung

How many actually own an axe and use it for carpentry? I can’t seem to ...

8 06-09-2014 04:47 AM
View William Shelley's profile

Pipe clamps - Will I ever be satisfied?

06-07-2014 06:59 PM by William Shelley

This post might come off as something of a rant. But I imagine that I’m...

21 06-09-2014 02:57 AM
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

What's The Name Of This Thing

05-31-2014 01:09 AM by Sawdustmaker115

Hello guys, i picked this up earlier today at a garage sale with a bunch of o...

27 06-09-2014 01:03 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Advice on Vises

06-02-2014 02:15 AM by Grasshopper000

I’m in the middle of building my first bench, and I’m to the poin...

18 06-08-2014 11:41 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Panel Planes?

05-24-2014 12:45 PM by Grasshopper000

Just watched an old episode of Woodright’s Shop (love it) and had a que...

8 06-08-2014 07:14 PM
View dubois's profile

A favored tool

06-07-2014 10:46 PM by dubois

Hello, This is my axe, a carpentry axe sure and true but no longer are the...

6 06-08-2014 04:03 PM
View siavosh's profile

Recommendations for medium grit waterstone?

06-08-2014 06:37 AM by siavosh

My Norton 1000/4000 waterstone is getting pretty thin and I’m looking t...

1 06-08-2014 12:46 PM

« prev 1 ... 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 ... 217 next »
4322 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics