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Weekend Purchase (Stanley #7 + Craftsman Miter Box)

521 days ago by 69BBNova

The miter box is pretty much as received except for freeing u...

5 521 days ago
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Phoenix Brand handsaw??

522 days ago by bandit571

Picked up a little handsaw the other day I figured that for $3 + TAX I co...

4 521 days ago
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Going Through My Rust Bucket

521 days ago by IrreverentJack

I apologize in advance for not taking before pictures. For thirty years I hav...

1 521 days ago
View akmiller907's profile

No. 08 Jointer

522 days ago by akmiller907

So I am hoping someone might now who this plane is made by. It was a...

12 521 days ago
View DavidNJ's profile

Best Stone for Removing Chips?

522 days ago by DavidNJ

When removing metal after chip on plane is a 220 grit best? If so, is the bes...

7 521 days ago
View steve's profile

thinking about a sharpening wheel(s) ...???

524 days ago by steve

What do guys/gals, think about sharpening on wheels, is it a benificial impro...

13 521 days ago
View hiswillus's profile

Leather Strop

523 days ago by hiswillus

Just wondering if anybody knows if the smoothness of the leather is a factor ...

16 522 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Pipe clamp slipping?

620 days ago by 12strings

the movable part of one of my pipe clamps is slipping. It’s one I use ...

10 522 days ago
View dpjeansonne's profile

workbench leg vise or twin screw on front of bench?

525 days ago by dpjeansonne

I am trying to decide on either a leg vice or twin screw vise. I know some wo...

17 522 days ago
View don1960's profile

Problem using a #6 fore plane

525 days ago by don1960

OK, so I finally, (actually about 6 monthes ago) got myself a Veritas #6 fore...

14 523 days ago
View BJODay's profile

Flattening a plane's sole

523 days ago by BJODay

I received some advice in an earlier post to use a plane to flatten out some ...

3 523 days ago
View flyboy's profile

Hand Plane Gloat. No. Happiness Yes

523 days ago by flyboy

Hi. Has anyone ever bought a plane and knowingly paid more than you s...

17 523 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Veritas Plow & Rabbet Planes

523 days ago by 12strings

Tell me if I’m thinking rightly here…If I get… -Veritas ...

6 523 days ago
View Tim's profile

Shoe shave

525 days ago by Tim

I got this tool with a tool chest I bought, and didn’t pay much attenti...

6 523 days ago
View SamuraiSaw's profile

"Dating" a plane

524 days ago by SamuraiSaw

Ok guys, my latest addiction arrived in pretty decent shape. It’s a Sta...

9 523 days ago
View redSLED's profile

Record Vise Question

524 days ago by redSLED

Just joined this great forum site. Now I have infinitely more woodworking rea...

5 524 days ago
View Homick's profile

Making a Miter Plane

553 days ago by Homick

I’m interested in making my first plane: A Miter Plane Since it̵...

15 524 days ago
View Marty5965's profile

Question for DMT users

524 days ago by Marty5965

Hi Guys, I scored a couple of hand planes (my first) off Ebay and started ...

8 524 days ago
View Marcus's profile

Info request - Stanley 72 Chamfer Plane?

524 days ago by Marcus

So I am new to the world of hand planes, just purchased my first a few weeks ...

5 524 days ago
View Belg1960's profile

Jorgensen 4 x 10 vise? With pics now

526 days ago by Belg1960

Ok, so I’m a dunce I took apart my vice to install it and when I pulled...

11 524 days ago

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