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board edge cleanup -- which plane to use?

501 days ago by dpjeansonne

I am just getting into using hand planes in my shop and find them interesting...

6 500 days ago
View 12strings's profile

No. 3 vs. No. 4 Smoothing plane?

504 days ago by 12strings

I suppose this question is for people who consider themselves to have “...

16 501 days ago
View jdh122's profile

scraper plane problem

501 days ago by jdh122

I wonder if anyone can help me. I recently acquired a Veritas scraper plane a...

8 501 days ago
View KenBry's profile

What are the "Essential" hand planes to own?

879 days ago by KenBry

As I am buying Hand planes and increasing my hand tool items. I am wondering ...

14 501 days ago
View Milo's profile

Hand Plane Restoration: How long in the bath?

518 days ago by Milo

Hey folks, I have some hand plane parts in an eletrolytic bath, and I was ...

45 501 days ago
View ScrubPlane's profile

Creating a camber on a plane blade?

501 days ago by ScrubPlane

I’ve been exploring and using hand planes more and more over the last t...

7 501 days ago
View SeaFarin's profile

What is this tool?

502 days ago by SeaFarin

Does anyone know what kind of tool this is and how it was used? ...

8 501 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Very good info on sensitive topic

503 days ago by Ron Harper

See Shannon’s blog on exotics. Injects a few facts into an importa...

8 502 days ago
View jm540's profile

divorce sale sory to spam

502 days ago by jm540

10 or more set of two cherries chisels,bass wood and flex carves as well as o...

0 502 days ago
View Benvolio's profile

Most Efficient Ways to Lap The Sole of a Handplane

502 days ago by Benvolio

... so at the moment I’m using normal 80g AlO paper with the occasional...

13 502 days ago
View 12strings's profile

dry sharpening system?

503 days ago by 12strings

Does anyone have a dry sharpening system that works well and gives a nice edg...

9 502 days ago
View Zignot5's profile

Front vise opinions

506 days ago by Zignot5

Hello,I’ve been reading thru the front vise topics on the forum. I&#...

5 503 days ago
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Found Another Bailey Plane No. 5..

504 days ago by WVWoodWorker1

Heres another one I found for sale…What model is it and what is tops yo...

9 503 days ago
View WindingStick's profile

Help to identify a Japanese kanna

505 days ago by WindingStick

Hello fellow woodworkers. So I am restoring this very rusty and miserable ...

2 504 days ago
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Hock Plane Irons

505 days ago by Gerald Thompson

Here is a good deal for someone.

5 504 days ago
View jamesicus's profile

YANKEE No. 230 Ratchet Tool Holder

508 days ago by jamesicus

Want to buy …....... and/or Yankee No. 105 Tool Set James

2 504 days ago
View JuanGatico's profile

What's the difference between a card scraper and a cabinet scraper?

505 days ago by JuanGatico

Hi guys, please can anybody tell me what the difference is. Thanks

10 504 days ago
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Another Bailey Plane Found

506 days ago by WVWoodWorker1

Ok guys, I hope you’re not getting tired of me asking but…is this...

11 504 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Bench Vice tool gloat?

505 days ago by Eddie

Well I know there are differing opinions on Harbor Freight products, but want...

4 505 days ago
View richardwootton's profile

Making wooden cam clamps?

525 days ago by richardwootton

I remember seeing a project on here where someone had made some clamps out of...

14 505 days ago

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