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View TheWoodenOyster's profile

A Sharpening Quandary

04-27-2013 03:11 PM by TheWoodenOyster

I am having some trouble getting the “mirror polish” on the back...

20 04-28-2013 10:06 PM
View Brett's profile

My Roubo bench--finally

04-28-2013 03:16 AM by Brett

I started buying lumber for a Roubo bench over a year ago. A friend at a cab...

12 04-28-2013 05:55 PM
View Dave11's profile

Truing lumber by hand--how to avoid "oops"

04-07-2013 01:57 AM by Dave11

Well, I’m trying to learn to surface lumber 4-square by hand. Have read...

48 04-28-2013 01:11 AM
View mandatory66's profile

Anant Preimium A78 vs Stanley 78

04-26-2013 02:50 AM by mandatory66

I have been looking for a rabbit plane & don’t want to spend over $...

6 04-27-2013 02:45 AM
View Dinger's profile

Bit Brace ID help

04-24-2013 03:11 AM by Dinger

Hey Jocks, I inherited quite a few old hand tools from my grandfather who ...

7 04-26-2013 09:00 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Chip out on chamfers

04-25-2013 07:31 PM by hiswillus

Can’t seem to not get chip out when chamfering to a corner. Even when ...

7 04-26-2013 07:53 AM
View Mike's profile

Hatchet or Knife?

04-22-2013 09:31 PM by Mike

Well this might sound crazy to some of you, but here it is. I am picking up ...

21 04-26-2013 02:08 AM
View jordanp's profile

Wet Stones, Where do I start? (Hand Plane)

04-19-2013 07:26 PM by jordanp

The only wet stones i’ve used before were for pocket knives, that being...

24 04-26-2013 01:56 AM
View aherna's profile

Which hardware for a wagon vice?

04-25-2013 01:55 PM by aherna

Hey all, I’m building a pseudo-roubo and am at the stage in the cons...

4 04-25-2013 04:30 PM
View richardwootton's profile

I Like My New Bedrock

04-24-2013 09:31 PM by richardwootton

I picked up this Stanley Bedrock 605 for about 80 bucks last week along with ...

1 04-25-2013 12:46 AM
View Shannytay's profile

Vintage Saw?Finishing Saw?

04-23-2013 07:20 AM by Shannytay

Could anyone tell me about a saw like this? Thanks you all for your time!

3 04-24-2013 02:48 PM
View Tim21BO3's profile

Source for ratchet pawl for Stanley brace

04-22-2013 07:18 PM by Tim21BO3

Well, my clumsiness strikes again. In the home stretch of rehabbing a stanley...

3 04-23-2013 01:42 PM
View Greybeardstudios's profile

hand plane identification

02-02-2013 05:29 PM by Greybeardstudios

Hello! I recently came across this old hand plane but I can’t f...

5 04-23-2013 09:11 AM
View 12strings's profile

convex sharpening method?

04-20-2013 11:43 PM by 12strings

Are there any disadvantages to sharpening freehand in the method that has you...

18 04-23-2013 03:14 AM
View sandhill's profile

Found this plane today at a consignment mall

04-19-2013 01:05 AM by sandhill

Someone told me that there were wood planes at a place called “Minute m...

12 04-23-2013 12:48 AM
View LynnT's profile

Set of hand planes

04-22-2013 07:20 AM by LynnT

Been cleaning out my dad’s cabinet making shop and came across a comple...

9 04-22-2013 09:34 PM
View bandit571's profile

The Lufkin Rule Co. #95??

04-22-2013 04:11 PM by bandit571

I now have a “yard stick” of sorts. A Steel one at that. No...

6 04-22-2013 06:56 PM
View mandatory66's profile

Edge Plane

04-19-2013 04:01 PM by mandatory66

I am having difficulty with planing an edge square. I am talking about an err...

11 04-22-2013 03:17 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Need your sharp eyes and opinions on this miter saw

04-19-2013 03:43 AM by Klickitat

This is listed on a local page and is the only picture. I am waiting to h...

6 04-21-2013 02:21 AM
View panamint's profile

Old Wooden Plane

04-19-2013 09:40 PM by panamint

I have an old wooden plane that was given to me and I am looking for info on ...

7 04-20-2013 05:08 PM

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