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My newest plane: Stanley Low angle G12-060 Block plane

12-05-2015 11:15 PM by TheWoodRaccoon

I recently got this little gem on eBay for under $20! This is a low angle bev...

2 12-06-2015 04:12 AM
View treesner's profile

Spyderco golden stone for gouges, hooks and adze?

12-06-2015 03:19 AM by treesner

Wondering if anyone has used the spyderco golden stone. It’s flat with ...

0 12-06-2015 03:19 AM
View Robertd's profile

Added some more planes

11-23-2015 08:44 PM by Robertd

I posted a while back that I started buying and using hand planes for the fir...

6 12-05-2015 06:11 PM
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Planning for upcoming the Lee Valley sale

11-20-2015 08:06 PM by nerdbot

Hi guys, With the small and random stock available during the upcoming Lee...

19 12-04-2015 09:01 PM
View distrbd's profile

Do you use a strop when sharpening hand plane blades?

11-20-2015 03:42 PM by distrbd

This question has been bugging me for a while and searching for the answer go...

39 12-04-2015 12:52 PM
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Anyone seen a marking gauge like this?

12-02-2015 03:42 AM by Woodknack

No markings. And while we are at it, I got this trammel, also no m...

9 12-03-2015 05:38 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Should I buy tenon saws?

12-02-2015 12:13 PM by toddbeaulieu

Hello, This is another question that I suspect might be dumb, but I’...

16 12-03-2015 11:52 AM
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Bench plane lever cap cam repair

11-30-2015 05:21 PM by luthierwnc

Hi All, The first plane I bought was a new Record #5 1/2. Almost immediat...

9 12-02-2015 02:27 PM
View esmthin's profile

Is my Dovetail Saw Too Sharp?

12-01-2015 06:19 PM by esmthin

I’ve been cutting some dovetails for drawers lately and having some tro...

19 12-02-2015 06:11 AM
View Verowilson's profile

Shirasaya Tantô

11-30-2015 10:54 AM by Verowilson

This is a housework, knife type Shirasaya Both made with steel in 1070, the w...

2 12-02-2015 01:28 AM
View Bob Downing's profile

Making molding planes

10-22-2011 09:37 PM by Bob Downing

I’m very interested in making my own molding planes. I searched around ...

4 12-01-2015 10:05 PM
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Lie-Nielsen Event, Dec. 4 & 5, Homestead Heritage, Elm Mott, Texas

12-01-2015 12:02 AM by dowdstools

Just a “heads up” for you Texas folks, or folks who will be near ...

0 12-01-2015 12:02 AM
View MikeinSC's profile

25 3/4" Ohio Tool Company jointer plane

11-28-2015 08:15 PM by MikeinSC

I made it to the flea market this morning and I am glad I did. I came across ...

8 11-30-2015 08:11 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

Problems sharpening/using PM-V11 blades

11-30-2015 03:33 AM by bobasaurus

I own a couple PM-V11 steel blades for my Veritas planes and I can never seem...

15 11-30-2015 12:49 PM
View treesner's profile

Short handle gouge

11-30-2015 02:00 AM by treesner

Hey guys I’m looking for a gouge that’s really short I’ve t...

2 11-30-2015 04:35 AM
View harriw's profile

Jack Plane Purchase... Union #5, or Craftsman?

11-25-2015 06:15 AM by harriw

Hi folks, I started out on “team Norm,” but am finding more an...

9 11-28-2015 10:05 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Pipe vs Parallel clamps

11-18-2015 03:42 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So what’s the real difference between these two types of clamps besides...

36 11-28-2015 09:49 PM
View bearkatwood's profile

What kind of Woodworker are you?

11-19-2015 12:09 AM by bearkatwood

Hi everyone,With a growing movement of hand tool purity, I thought I would ta...

98 11-24-2015 04:57 PM
View ElChe's profile

Need to find a knurled tapped thumbwheel to make anti-rack device for vise?

11-22-2015 05:46 AM by ElChe

The Diefenbach benches came with a nifty thumbwheel on each vise that resided...

21 11-24-2015 02:08 AM
View pierce85's profile

Help with lapping a chisel

07-23-2011 04:09 AM by pierce85

I’m lapping the back of a Stanley chisel for practice and can’t s...

15 11-23-2015 09:57 PM

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