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Interesting hand plane

08-07-2017 04:18 PM by Loren

I was poking around online and found thisplane for sale. https://www.a...

8 08-08-2017 02:46 PM
View Ben's profile

Bridge City Tools - Brass plated?

08-08-2017 12:06 AM by Ben

I’ve been picking up a few of the discontinued BCTW tools – a min...

0 08-08-2017 12:06 AM
View mmcc73's profile

Super Simple Wooden Holdfasts

08-06-2017 01:12 PM by mmcc73

I made these here holdfasts yesterday: I’...

1 08-07-2017 05:20 PM
View brcolow's profile

Stanley #6 Plane Type 13 - Lever Cap Spring

08-07-2017 12:24 AM by brcolow

I am working on restoring a Stanley #6 plane (type 13). I was wondering if an...

8 08-07-2017 01:11 PM
View fivecodys's profile

First Hand Plane Restoration Completed

08-05-2017 08:45 PM by fivecodys

After a few delays due to very hot weather, I have completed my first plane r...

12 08-07-2017 12:55 AM
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Millers Falls No 77 Router Plane

08-05-2017 10:22 PM by Bompa

Hi All:I have just acquired a Millers Falls No 77 Router plane and have some ...

3 08-06-2017 12:28 AM
View JeffP's profile

"Cordless" Router

01-12-2016 12:20 PM by JeffP

I’m shopping for a router plane. This will hopefully be a “one...

21 08-05-2017 04:56 PM
View trevor7428's profile

Lee Valley Miter Plane

08-02-2017 08:57 PM by trevor7428

I can’t figure out why Lee Valley’s Miter Plane is so expensive. ...

5 08-05-2017 08:13 AM
View Ocelot's profile

How would you repair this tote? (esp Don W.)

07-24-2017 08:45 PM by Ocelot

This is on a No 8, type 10 which otherwise is a very nice plane. I’m...

32 08-05-2017 04:46 AM
View fivecodys's profile

Stanley Bailey No4 Type 19 (I think) Questions

07-31-2017 08:33 PM by fivecodys

Hi guys,I just received Stanley Bailey No 4 plane I bought off e-bay. ...

15 08-05-2017 12:05 AM
View OldRusty's profile

Homemade clamps to glue wood panels?

08-04-2017 01:46 PM by OldRusty

Normally, I would buy professional tools. However, I’m planning to make...

9 08-04-2017 06:52 PM
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Sargent VBM Shaw''s Patent 8c smoothing plane

08-03-2017 09:04 PM by lumber_jerk

Hello, all…long time listener, first time caller…I’m lookin...

10 08-04-2017 04:58 AM
View amateur77's profile

Which Plane Combo for A to Z Finishing?

07-30-2017 04:18 AM by amateur77

I’m looking to purchase several hand planes (used vintage record/stanle...

20 08-04-2017 02:16 AM
View SamuelP's profile

Workamates of our Dreams

02-25-2012 11:40 PM by SamuelP

A thread for that little helper who is always there when you need her. ...

354 08-04-2017 01:54 AM
View amateur77's profile

Is this a good Plane? ( stanley bailey)

08-01-2017 11:37 PM by amateur77

I have been looking to purchase jointer plane and a near mint one came up for...

11 08-03-2017 11:44 PM
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Cambering a plane blade

07-31-2017 12:53 PM by Woodywazza

This topic has probably been done to death over the years but I would like to...

8 08-03-2017 11:02 PM
View woodywoodwood's profile

How would I date this J. Nooitgedagt plane?

07-27-2017 02:41 AM by woodywoodwood

9 08-01-2017 07:22 PM
View JADobson's profile

Vertias Combination Plane

07-25-2017 05:15 PM by JADobson

Anyone see the Fine Woodworking sneak peak at the Veritas combo plane? https:...

18 08-01-2017 12:58 AM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

What is it?

07-31-2017 01:37 PM by JoeRPhilly

Little hammer like tool with what seems to be a brass head. Anyone seen one s...

2 07-31-2017 07:09 PM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Has anyone improved the Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide System?

07-30-2017 08:18 PM by newwoodbutcher

I’ve been successfully using the Mk.II for several years. I like this j...

4 07-31-2017 05:17 PM

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