Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View bruc101's profile

Antique Hand Carnked Wood Planer

02-04-2016 03:07 AM by bruc101

Well, that’s what the guy seems to think it is any away. I can’t ...

10 02-04-2016 05:50 PM
View Tricorn's profile

Irwin Chisels - Upgrade

02-01-2016 01:52 PM by Tricorn

Approximately 10 years ago, I purchased a set of Irwin chisels. I understand...

17 02-04-2016 02:09 PM
View Kennethjg's profile

Hand plane questions

02-03-2016 01:40 AM by Kennethjg

I’m fairly new to hand planes, so I’ve been trying to take in as ...

18 02-04-2016 03:01 AM
View James Wright's profile

Marking knife

02-02-2016 12:30 AM by James Wright

I have several marking knives but am wanting to buy one that is perfect. if i...

14 02-04-2016 02:40 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

Router plane value LV vs LN

02-02-2016 11:56 PM by bbasiaga

A recent thread in which I got a ton of great feedback on cleaning/cutting da...

11 02-04-2016 02:19 AM
View jopo's profile

#7 Stanley Gage Tote size?

02-01-2016 06:34 PM by jopo

I broke the tote on my #7 Gage this weekend. What happened is that the long s...

2 02-04-2016 02:08 AM
View boatz's profile

New Tool Gloat

02-02-2016 07:40 PM by boatz

My hand cut dovetails still need more practice. New tools always make the pro...

5 02-03-2016 08:42 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Will Abranet ruin the spongy bottom of a Preppin Weapon?

02-02-2016 09:36 PM by ColonelTravis

Like it would a ROS without the protector pad?

0 02-02-2016 09:36 PM
View Jeff_in_LSMO's profile

Knew Concepts Fret Saw Tension

02-01-2016 04:04 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

is there a guideline or rule-of-thumb for fret saw blade tension? I fell l...

9 02-02-2016 06:24 PM
View James Wright's profile

1/4" Cutter for #45

02-01-2016 11:42 PM by James Wright

I have two Stanley 45s and about half of the cutters between them but I do no...

1 02-02-2016 12:28 AM
View Brian Gulotta's profile

Which saw set do I need?

02-01-2016 04:10 PM by Brian Gulotta

I currently have two larger hand saws and a dovetail back saw. One hand saw i...

5 02-01-2016 09:02 PM
View dothedr3w's profile

What the hell happened to my plane sole?

02-01-2016 01:54 PM by dothedr3w

What the hell happened to the sole of my plane? I was using it without is...

8 02-01-2016 05:44 PM
View jophoto's profile

Stanley #400 vise clamp advice needed

01-29-2016 12:55 PM by jophoto

I have found 2 excellent condition Stanley 400 vice clamps and have negotiate...

1 02-01-2016 03:53 PM
View nmssis's profile

Scraper vs Plane?

01-28-2016 04:05 PM by nmssis

Once again, I’ve come to draw from the well of wisdom. I’ve be...

44 01-31-2016 11:04 PM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Sexy Plane Give-Away. Traditional woodworking contest

10-04-2015 02:34 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

Ive been fascinated with tools for 35 years and used about any woodworking to...

321 01-31-2016 08:41 PM
View interpim's profile

Hand plane restoration (Wards Master)

01-29-2016 05:44 AM by interpim

I purchased a no. 4 Wards Master hand plane which feels and looks like it was...

4 01-31-2016 12:25 PM
View TomiRosso's profile

Stanley/Fray Brace age estimation

01-30-2016 07:31 AM by TomiRosso

I found another interesting tool from my grandmother dads stash. He was passe...

0 01-30-2016 07:31 AM
View mandatory66's profile

#2 plane size difference

01-29-2016 12:33 AM by mandatory66

I picked up an old Bailey #2 plane a few months ago and I noticed it has more...

4 01-30-2016 04:03 AM
View whiteshoecovers's profile

tools in the 1890s

01-28-2016 06:23 PM by whiteshoecovers

Just curious here. I own a victorian home in Denver, CO built in the 1890s. ...

10 01-29-2016 03:10 PM
View giser3546's profile

Best saw set for a champion tooth crosscut saw

01-27-2016 05:59 PM by giser3546

I am looking for a saw set for my crosscut saw. Many I have seen seem to be i...

4 01-28-2016 05:20 PM

« prev 1 ... 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 ... 273 next »
5450 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics