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Dewalt Quick Grip Clamps

47 days ago by paxorion

When I think of quick grip clamps, I almost always default to the blue and ye...

5 46 days ago
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Millers Falls No. 1 Hand Drill Restoration: Need Advise

48 days ago by bloqbeta

Hello to everyone, I need advise on restoring my new Millers Falls No....

6 46 days ago
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Help Identify This Tool

47 days ago by summerfi

I picked this up at a flea market, but I don’t know what it is. It̵...

16 47 days ago
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A Rapier Hand Plane Overview

51 days ago by poopiekat

Rapier Handplanes...What’s up with that? In North America, the...

15 48 days ago
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Marking knives

50 days ago by diverlloyd

So jocks its time for a new marking knife. What kinds do you prefer and what ...

26 48 days ago
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So true

51 days ago by George_SA

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Does anyone know what this is?

52 days ago by TiggerWood

The quarter in tip is spring loaded. I got it in a big box of carpentry t...

34 50 days ago
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Garage sale find- H.A.S. clamp

52 days ago by willie

Went to a garage/estate sale last week for an old cabinet...

7 50 days ago
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Flattening Oil Stones

50 days ago by .

Hello folks, When flattening old fine/medium Carborundum oil stones via sa...

0 50 days ago
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Shoulder plane question

52 days ago by rwe2156

Just received the Veritas Large Shoulder plane.Much bigger and heavier than I...

4 52 days ago
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Reversing action at normal pipe clamp

52 days ago by Alask

Hello felows, One more time I share with you na idea I had in how to rever...

2 52 days ago
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Stanley No. 14 Framing Square

464 days ago by Matt

I found this old framing square in my grandparent’s house last year, br...

7 52 days ago
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DC Area Home Depot Irwin Quick Grip Clearance

53 days ago by paxorion

It appears the big box clamp supplier shuffle continues to progress. I stopp...

3 53 days ago
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What to look for when buying vintage bench planes

56 days ago by Don W

Buying a vintage hand plane for the first time can be a little daunting. Ther...

18 53 days ago
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Hands planes and there edges and micros

54 days ago by tnwoodman

I am currently working on an old corrugated Bailey #4, and a new Stanley blo...

1 54 days ago
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Sargent Planes-Information NOT in Heckel's 2nd Ed. Guide

542 days ago by HorizontalMike

I have been sitting on this information over the past two years, and after re...

98 56 days ago
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Plane ID help, unusual frog and open sides.

57 days ago by RogerDe

Just wondering if anyone on here could identify this mystery plane. ...

6 57 days ago
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Chisel Sharpening Fast Easy and Cheap With Tools You Have

122 days ago by Barry Crowe

I have all manner of whetstones, diamond plates, strops, chisel jigs, etc. S...

20 58 days ago
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Lowes phasing out Bessey for Irwin? Home Depot moving from Jorgies to Bessey?

86 days ago by paxorion

My recent review of the Jet parallel clamps perked my interest on pricing for...

21 58 days ago
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Miller Falls 110 Miter Box

59 days ago by JADobson

Does anyone here use a Miller Falls 110 Miter Box? Is it any good? The mechan...

5 58 days ago

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