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Stanley Block plane

706 days ago by planeBill

Concerning only Stanley block planes, either standard or low angle, what are ...

22 451 days ago
View woodworker59's profile

What is the likely hood that this is all original?

458 days ago by woodworker59

I picked up this KeenKutter #5 plane off Ebay for a nice price, I think the s...

16 451 days ago
View Holbs's profile

what makes japenese wood working chisels so $$$ ?

455 days ago by Holbs while cruising around fo...

16 453 days ago
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

This 3D ruler looks really handy

456 days ago by TopamaxSurvivor

This 3D ruler from Peachtree WW looks really handy.

7 453 days ago
View richardwootton's profile

Stanley Bedrock

456 days ago by richardwootton

Why in the world are the Stanley Bedrock planes so much more expensive than a...

19 454 days ago
View ToddJB's profile (online now)

First Plane... YEAH... Now, how do I fix it?

457 days ago by ToddJB

I just picked up my first hand plane last weekend. It’s in pretty good ...

13 456 days ago
View JesseTutt's profile

strange markings on tape measure

456 days ago by JesseTutt

Harbor Freight has a coupon this month for a free measuring tape. When I got...

7 456 days ago
View Don Broussard's profile (online now)

Level with Me

467 days ago by Don Broussard

I got this 2-vial Stanley Sweetheart level at an antique shop (I think I got ...

3 456 days ago
View Timberwerks's profile

First Shavings

457 days ago by Timberwerks

Nothing like the excitement of the first shavings from a new plane. Kanna is ...

5 456 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Help identifying small bar clamps and my discovery for refurbishing them

459 days ago by Lee Barker

I have two pairs, bought used at different places. The smaller ones say &#...

12 457 days ago
View davidroberts's profile

Need help setting #3 Iron

461 days ago by davidroberts

I’m having a very basic problem of setting the plane iron and chipbreak...

14 457 days ago
View Anapolis7's profile

Popular Woodworking Scraper Plane Plans

595 days ago by Anapolis7

I am in the process of building a scraper plane. I have read about a billion...

6 457 days ago
View BerBer5985's profile

Google sketchup for tpi pattern for retoothing

458 days ago by BerBer5985

To start off, I absolutely don’t get sketchup. I’ve played with i...

2 458 days ago
View AKSteve's profile

Craigslist find

458 days ago by AKSteve

Don’t know if the price is right but I thought I would pass it along. I...

6 458 days ago
View lunn's profile

old tools at auction

459 days ago by lunn

I sometimes go to a auction house near me if they have something i’m in...

2 459 days ago
View Spur's profile

Spofford brace refurb help

459 days ago by Spur

I finally found a spofford brace (it is a 110) but it needs a bit o work. The...

3 459 days ago
View davidroberts's profile

Need help with these Saw Sharpening Jigs

461 days ago by davidroberts

I’m peering over that slippery slope of saw sharpening. I bought a MF ...

1 459 days ago
View BigMig's profile

Sharpening/Cambering the Iron of a Bailey Hand Plane

459 days ago by BigMig

I recently watched a video on the Fine Woodworking site on sharpening and cam...

6 459 days ago
View Brett's profile

Handtool Shops

625 days ago by Brett

I’ve seen a ton of articles in magazines, online, etc. that show worksh...

7 459 days ago
View MNWOODWORKER's profile

Shoulder plane

461 days ago by MNWOODWORKER

I am biulding my roubo bench and need to fine tune the tenon for fitting the ...

8 459 days ago

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