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Old-ish hand tool I.d.

444 days ago by david_larch

My buddy is in New England for a family function and sent me some pics of too...

2 444 days ago
View airman's profile

best handplane

455 days ago by airman

The Wood Show will be here soon and I have almost convinced myself to buy a g...

18 444 days ago
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Shooting Board - Wife

445 days ago by Gerald Thompson

My wife has always taken some what of a dim view on the use of hand tools esp...

6 445 days ago
View paratrooper34's profile

Hand Saw Sharpening Demystified (for me at least!)

453 days ago by paratrooper34

Hi All, so after a crushing Patriots loss and a bad first foray into commenti...

16 445 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Identify these old hand planes? Good deal?

445 days ago by Eddie

Hi guys, I have been looking at picking up an older plane off of craigslist....

4 445 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

WTB: Cap for Stanley 220 plane.

459 days ago by Lee Barker

That pretty much says it. Condition requirements: It’s not broken lik...

6 445 days ago
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Made a chatter tool for Wood Turning

905 days ago by Arlin Eastman

Today I made a chatter tool for woodturning. I used an old cutting tool and ...

17 445 days ago
View Joseph Crivelli's profile

Adjustable T-Square

446 days ago by Joseph Crivelli

On American Woodshop Episode 1910 Outdoor Accents, Scott Phillips uses a blac...

16 445 days ago
View Don W's profile

Sargent Plane Information

617 days ago by Don W

After acquiring a few Sargent Block planes I’ve grown a fondness for th...

26 445 days ago
View Pimzedd's profile

Stanley #48 Tongue and Groove Plane - How old is it and is it worth $25

446 days ago by Pimzedd

I went to an auction West of Fort Worth, Texas last week. During the auction ...

2 446 days ago
View melliott's profile

Bailey No 5

449 days ago by melliott

Picked up a bailey No 5 hand plane that is in good condition. It is complete ...

16 447 days ago
View groy87's profile

Books on Japanese hand tools

447 days ago by groy87

Since december last year I’ve been trying to get a copy of toshiro odat...

3 447 days ago
View Rob186's profile

Wenzloff Backsaw advise

461 days ago by Rob186

Hi I am looking into getting a tennon saw from wenzloff and son I have their...

6 447 days ago
View Bob Downing's profile

Which sharpening stones should I get?

788 days ago by Bob Downing

I’m hesitant to ask this because I’m sure there are as many ways ...

22 447 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Lathe chisel handles

448 days ago by RussellAP

Some years back, when I was married to the first wife, I had occasion to get ...

5 448 days ago
View jhut's profile

Can't identify this plane

450 days ago by jhut

This old plane was in my dad’s tool chest. There are no markings. Not e...

23 448 days ago
View Holbs's profile

Waterstones VS Oil Stones VS Diamond Stones

453 days ago by Holbs

so i’m about to venture into the world of sharpening chisels, planes, b...

35 449 days ago
View TDog's profile

100% Hand Tools or Mix it Up ?

643 days ago by TDog

I am considering selling all my power tools except for my skill saw and t...

40 450 days ago
View Willeh's profile

Lie-Nielsen 102 Low Angle Block Plane?

457 days ago by Willeh

Looking at picking up a decent block plane to replace the POS Home Depot Stan...

15 450 days ago
View Matt Vredenburg's profile

What is this used for?

451 days ago by Matt Vredenburg

I found this in my grandfathers tools and I wanted to know what this tools is...

5 450 days ago

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