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Coping saw defective?

07-26-2016 05:21 PM by jimmyhopps

Just received a new Olson coping saw and am wondering if it is defective and ...

3 07-26-2016 06:40 PM
View mdraft's profile

Power Planer and hand tools

07-25-2016 11:01 AM by mdraft

Hi everyone, I am considering purchasing a Dewalt planer primarily for thi...

10 07-26-2016 04:03 PM
View GregTP's profile

Which Iron to choose for a No. 3 Stanley

07-25-2016 12:54 AM by GregTP

I picked up an old Stanley No. 3 at the flea market this week for $15, not ol...

13 07-26-2016 02:37 AM
View RRRinPA's profile

Just dug this from the back yard--help needed identifying this

07-25-2016 04:20 AM by RRRinPA

Hi folks, I just uncovered this buried in my back yard. It’s about 1...

13 07-25-2016 11:12 PM
View simscw's profile

Saw Vise

07-25-2016 04:05 PM by simscw

I’m trying to figure out who made my Grandfather’s saw vise. ...

1 07-25-2016 04:55 PM
View Marn64's profile

bought a very old Stanley No 3, repainted or in very excellent condition?

07-23-2016 09:40 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody, so I bought that prelateral no 3 that I was talking about a fe...

12 07-24-2016 10:07 PM
View Ray's profile

Beech vs White Oak

07-23-2016 03:08 AM by Ray

I recently flattened my Beech workbench and I am now trying to flatten some W...

3 07-24-2016 04:43 PM
View jwmalone's profile (online now)

anyone recognize this plane

07-22-2016 01:49 AM by jwmalone

There is a u in a circle above the made in usa stamp behind the frog, bed is ...

11 07-23-2016 10:02 AM
View Marn64's profile

Looking to buy a Stanley; a quick question

07-13-2016 11:37 PM by Marn64

I’m looking to buy this Stanley no 3 type 4 prelateral on Ebay. It is n...

8 07-23-2016 12:40 AM
View HokieKen's profile

Rust Hunting Spots Near Outer Banks

07-22-2016 02:32 PM by HokieKen

I’ll be in Corolla NC at the beach next week on vacation. Just curious...

4 07-22-2016 09:34 PM
View pinakBERT's profile

cap iron doesn't clamp down iron and chipbreaker

07-16-2016 08:53 AM by pinakBERT

Hi All, I have a KK7 that I have had for awhile but never really looked it...

12 07-22-2016 08:48 PM
View AliceAforethought's profile

Brad Nailer Under Water

07-13-2016 08:17 PM by AliceAforethought

Hi guys, Recently my home was flooded, my Porter cable BN200C nailer was u...

8 07-22-2016 11:34 AM
View punkin611's profile

identifying wood plane

06-23-2016 03:03 PM by punkin611

I have a wood plane marked on toe M:G and AJSS anyone know who made and when?

11 07-21-2016 10:08 PM
View Civilsurf's profile

Smoothing Plane vs Low Angle Plane

07-18-2016 03:55 PM by Civilsurf

Can someone explain the main difference between a smoothing plane vs a low an...

21 07-21-2016 06:33 PM
View mspain77's profile

Grizzly hand planes?

07-13-2016 03:56 PM by mspain77

Hey guys,Just getting into the hand planing aspect of woodworking and I’...

11 07-21-2016 12:44 PM
View Chas7715's profile

Miller's Falls Plane

07-19-2016 10:27 PM by Chas7715

While perusing Craigslist I saw an ad for “Planner” and thought ...

17 07-21-2016 11:46 AM
View poopiekat's profile

The Stanley "Two-Tone" Line, Planes and Other Tools

02-02-2015 04:17 PM by poopiekat

Lest we forget, in our research in all the different ‘Types’ of h...

31 07-21-2016 11:29 AM
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07-11-2016 05:12 PM by jwmalone

not to bad for a frankinplane or as I call it my fulton falls.

20 07-21-2016 03:20 AM
View cbass's profile

Frog to Receiver fit

07-10-2016 10:52 PM by cbass

I picked up a Wards master plane that I am working on restoring. I noticed th...

21 07-21-2016 01:34 AM
View ki7hy's profile

Shooting board plane....

07-14-2016 05:12 PM by ki7hy

All, I am going to grab up a new plane for the shooting board. I have and ...

18 07-21-2016 01:14 AM

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