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Identify this whatzit? ID=Noah Harvey Hammer Saw Set

08-23-2016 02:35 PM by Underdog

Here’s a tool I found, and I have no idea what it is. Any input is grea...

18 08-25-2016 11:03 PM
View Carey  Mitchell's profile

Tool ID ?

08-25-2016 01:15 AM by Carey Mitchell

This little rule belonged to my great grandfather (1857-1952), who I can bar...

2 08-25-2016 01:00 PM
View PeteK's profile

First experience refinishing a plane

08-24-2016 02:17 AM by PeteK

Hello all. New to the forum and new to hand planes. But I found a Dunlap pl...

14 08-25-2016 01:29 AM
View MrRon's profile

Woodpecker Tools

08-22-2016 07:56 PM by MrRon

Woodpecker tools are pretty in that anodized red finish. I don’t own an...

11 08-24-2016 01:21 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

LA Awesome Cleaner

08-18-2016 03:17 PM by UpstateNYdude

Just curious if anyone has tried the Dollar store LA Awesome Concentrated cle...

10 08-23-2016 10:12 PM
View Woodchuck2010's profile

"It's the plane, It's the plane"

08-20-2016 01:41 AM by Woodchuck2010

New plane and my first high quality one. I just wanted a real good all around...

9 08-23-2016 06:04 PM
View BertFlores58's profile

Hand saw for veneer cutting

05-24-2013 01:40 AM by BertFlores58

After researching on the internet ways of making veneers, the best method is ...

16 08-23-2016 04:35 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Marking/mortise gauge ID

08-21-2016 04:04 AM by ki7hy

I was at an antique store about a month ago and found a mortise gauge. It was...

7 08-23-2016 04:20 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Input on this Stanley 45 deal.

08-22-2016 08:48 PM by ki7hy

I could use a combo plane and have been thinking about the Veritas and hear t...

27 08-23-2016 03:20 PM
View Kirk650's profile

LN 212 scraper plane

08-23-2016 12:47 AM by Kirk650

I needed a scraper today for some tangled grain in Hard Maple. My hand scrape...

2 08-23-2016 11:49 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

No 80 scraper set up question

08-20-2016 10:20 PM by bbasiaga

Does the bottom need to be flattened like you would on a regular plane? Th...

7 08-22-2016 11:42 PM
View scottfl's profile

What kind of hand plane is this ?

08-22-2016 10:59 PM by scottfl

Hi. My colleague found this hand plane and I am curious about it. First off, ...

2 08-22-2016 11:35 PM
View makeBrooklyn's profile

Can anybody tell me what sort of plane this is?

08-21-2016 05:27 AM by makeBrooklyn

It seems to be missing the adjustment knob and lever cap but the frog isnR...

3 08-21-2016 10:42 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Another "Whatizzit" for My Tool Depository

08-19-2016 02:32 AM by poopiekat

I found a small cache of tools at a thrift shop, likely from some dead old ma...

11 08-19-2016 10:52 PM
View Don W's profile

Levels of your dreams

06-18-2016 06:03 PM by Don W

Its been a while since I started a new thread here, and I just realized we ha...

28 08-19-2016 01:04 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Need something for grinding...advice?

08-12-2016 11:53 PM by bbasiaga

I’ve gotten set up with some coarse and fine diamond stones, and some v...

18 08-17-2016 01:12 PM
View gargey's profile

Hand Tool Challenge: Best Project With Only Chisel + Mallet

08-16-2016 03:23 PM by gargey

Here are the rules: Build the most impressive project you can with only a ...

5 08-17-2016 12:31 PM
View nmssis's profile

dating and type

08-11-2016 01:34 AM by nmssis

Does anyone have any idea as to the year and type of this Stanley no 6? th...

5 08-16-2016 11:44 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

Not a wood tool, but a fairly interesting find

08-14-2016 04:50 AM by bobasaurus

I bought this hilariously strange tool off an auction just because of how uni...

13 08-16-2016 05:30 AM
View YusukeKomiya's profile

Forced Patina on tools

08-07-2016 10:56 PM by YusukeKomiya

I was wondering if anyone has ever forced a patina on hand tools. I know that...

11 08-15-2016 01:33 PM

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