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Making Backsaws

03-14-2017 07:34 PM by bdbozyk

My new woodworking obsession is making tools. I started with a mallet, square...

3 03-14-2017 10:25 PM
View Marn64's profile

Millers Falls no 5 restoration woes...

03-10-2017 11:02 PM by Marn64

So I was removing the pinions from a really worn and bad shape millers falls ...

10 03-14-2017 12:51 AM
View needshave's profile

Lambs Tongue

03-10-2017 03:28 AM by needshave

I want to cut lambs tongue on a number of Oak Legs. Any recommended or know p...

5 03-13-2017 01:39 AM
View wflather's profile

Shave horse from white ash log

03-11-2017 10:12 PM by wflather

Around our property, our ash trees are dying (thanks to the emerald ash borer...

9 03-12-2017 09:26 PM
View Aton's profile

Merrill and Wilders Socket Firmer Chisels

03-12-2017 06:31 PM by Aton

I would like to learn about a older chisel set that I have, I...

1 03-12-2017 07:01 PM
View MrWhit's profile

Removed rust from planes, now what?

03-10-2017 02:24 PM by MrWhit

I just used the evapo-rust on some plane blades and an old saw. Great job rem...

8 03-10-2017 11:22 PM
View cbass's profile

Millers Falls Miter Box Steel vs Cast Iron

03-10-2017 07:10 AM by cbass

I have the opportunity to buy either an all steel millers falls miter box or ...

1 03-10-2017 06:48 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking Installing a Vise-Tricky Points!

03-10-2017 01:59 PM by Mrsrdrc

Watch this video to learn how to mount a cast-iron vise to your workbench. ...

0 03-10-2017 01:59 PM
View saltfly's profile

Care packages

02-23-2017 09:49 PM by saltfly

Thats what I’ve always called packages with goods in it. I’ve cal...

5 03-09-2017 09:15 PM
View gijoe4500's profile

Picked up my first hand planes

03-08-2017 05:05 PM by gijoe4500

On Sunday, I was at a local flea market, and picked up my first couple hand p...

8 03-09-2017 01:25 AM
View Lemwise's profile

I wish Veritas would make a wider chisel.

03-08-2017 10:34 AM by Lemwise

Their PM-V11 steel is the awesome and I wish they would make a chisel wider t...

18 03-09-2017 12:03 AM
View Marn64's profile

This weeks restorations

03-07-2017 10:45 PM by Marn64

This week I did some block plane restorations, a sweetheart no. 60 with a nic...

6 03-08-2017 10:25 PM
View Marn64's profile

plane screw extraction and possible crack on sole?

03-02-2017 11:00 PM by Marn64

Well, it seems I’m at it again with planes whose screws just WON’...

17 03-08-2017 10:22 PM
View Dave19's profile

Vise liner in lieu of 2 degree angled taper?

03-07-2017 08:33 PM by Dave19

Hello there!I’m new here and a relative beginner to woodworking. I just...

3 03-08-2017 12:42 AM
View corelz125's profile

igaging combo squares

03-02-2017 07:03 PM by corelz125

Anyone own or tried the igaging combo squares? How accurate are they?

17 03-08-2017 12:25 AM
View Larry Wilson's profile

Split top Roubo question

03-07-2017 12:07 AM by Larry Wilson

I am looking for your thoughts on my upcoming split top Roubo build. The b...

11 03-08-2017 12:06 AM
View Carloz's profile

Shoulder plane iron width

03-07-2017 08:07 AM by Carloz

I just received a Stanley Sweetheart 92 shoulder plane. The sides seems to be...

6 03-07-2017 09:05 PM
View ChefHDAN's profile

PRO & CON These three sharpening kits

03-05-2017 03:12 PM by ChefHDAN

Looking to draw on the experience and wisdom of the LJ’s. I’ve g...

14 03-07-2017 04:59 AM
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Hammer Handle, Wood Species

03-05-2017 02:23 PM by FoundSheep

I’ve been trying to find an answer, but I haven’t been able to fi...

12 03-06-2017 02:35 AM
View KelRob7's profile

Stanley 36 plane

03-05-2017 02:23 PM by KelRob7

Hi, I have what I think is a Stanley 36. I has a 2 3/8 plane iron. Does th...

4 03-05-2017 11:28 PM

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