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View Dave's profile

Name that tool

457 days ago by Dave

He guys I need help with the identity of a tool please.I would like to know i...

34 436 days ago
View pmd73's profile

How to use a hand plane

437 days ago by pmd73

I want to learn how to use a hand plane.Any suggestions on a good place to st...

7 436 days ago
View Straightbowed's profile

Veritas Plow Plane

578 days ago by Straightbowed

Just a question I just ordered tha plow plane and waiting for it to come in, ...

15 437 days ago
View Ben's profile

New Veritas Saw - a bit of trouble

440 days ago by Ben

So I got the the Veritas 14tpi dovetail saw. It cuts like the dickens (very f...

21 437 days ago
View Kade Knight's profile

Shop fox hand planes?

439 days ago by Kade Knight

I am in the market to get started using hand planes. Im a young family guy o...

12 437 days ago
View jackhaywood90's profile

Jewson Tools Direct £10 off on your first order over £20

437 days ago by jackhaywood90

just seen an offer from Jewson Tools, they are giving each new registered use...

0 437 days ago
View Francisco Luna's profile

Welding for a Plane Casted Sole.....? - - - Pic - - - -

446 days ago by Francisco Luna

I have this Stanley plane with this damage as seen in the picture and I ...

8 438 days ago
View Michigander's profile

Assorted chisles butchered need help

473 days ago by Michigander

I have accumulated or inherited a dozen or so chisels which have been butcher...

10 438 days ago
View Carpintero's profile

from square to round

439 days ago by Carpintero

I’m building a chair (using hand tools only, of course) that has square...

4 439 days ago
View Dozerboy's profile

New Lie-Nielsen Tapered Dovetail Saw

439 days ago by Dozerboy

Hey guys, Longtime lurker posting for the first time, so greetings fro...

0 439 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Do you own this Automatic Letter Stamp?

444 days ago by Lee Barker

I just noticed it at Highland Woodworking here. Actually I first noticed i...

8 440 days ago
View Francisco Luna's profile

A Good Jointer for sale @ Ebay.......45 min left

440 days ago by Francisco Luna

This is a good one #7, SS version, that means improved, thiker chip breaker...

3 440 days ago
View Ted78's profile

What to look for in old wooden bodies planes?

440 days ago by Ted78

I have been frequenting antique/junk malls lately, You know the kind where e...

2 440 days ago
View gsimon's profile

What kind of Plane do I own?

441 days ago by gsimon

Hi AllI found an old plane in our first house and all it has in the cast ...

9 441 days ago
View Deycart's profile

Source for saw files.

509 days ago by Deycart

I was wondering if anyone had a good source for triangular files for sharpeni...

16 442 days ago
View spooled's profile

Best file for cleaning up mortises

442 days ago by spooled

I just finished building a Morris Chair with mortise and tenon joinery. This ...

10 442 days ago
View jakep_82's profile

Type 19 or 20?

442 days ago by jakep_82

I bought this plane on ebay with the plan to clean it up and use it. I’...

0 442 days ago
View socrbent's profile

Setting tool bars in handles

445 days ago by socrbent

I have turned 4 maple handles for 1/2” bars. Using the mortising attach...

3 443 days ago
View Spur's profile

Disston No 15 coping saw any good?

444 days ago by Spur

I picked up a Disston coping saw no 15 since I have some junky ones that are ...

2 443 days ago
View david_larch's profile

Old-ish hand tool I.d.

443 days ago by david_larch

My buddy is in New England for a family function and sent me some pics of too...

2 443 days ago

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