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Plane's Age

02-03-2014 12:04 AM by changeoffocus

I’ve owned this plane for as long as I can remember can anyone guid...

5 02-03-2014 12:50 PM
View barry62's profile

power kraft radial arm saw TPC2300B

04-30-2012 03:44 AM by barry62

This is the first time I have ever posted on a forum so I hope this is OK. ...

2 02-03-2014 06:20 AM
View Ray's profile

What type of wood under black lacquer covered tote?

02-03-2014 03:30 AM by Ray

Stanley #6, possibly type 15-17. Anyone able to ID the wood?I wonder why they...

3 02-03-2014 04:11 AM
View mknickel's profile

Comar No 5 size bench plane

02-02-2014 12:45 PM by mknickel

Is anyone familiar with Comar Mfg Co New York? I found a bargain junk store f...

1 02-02-2014 05:38 PM
View Brett's profile

Grooving planes instead of a plow plane?

01-27-2014 03:40 AM by Brett

I’ve noticed that plans for making drawers in the traditional style (wh...

4 02-02-2014 12:38 AM
View jasonburr's profile

What would you buy? Completely open to speculation.

01-25-2014 09:45 PM by jasonburr

I am in the process of expanding my tools and am looking for advice. I curren...

17 02-02-2014 12:34 AM
View fazhou's profile

Record 60 1/2 low angle bp assembly question

01-29-2014 02:07 AM by fazhou

Hello all,Does anyone know how the brass knob is attached to the blade adjust...

4 02-01-2014 05:38 PM
View ballsofclay's profile

blades for shop-made scraping planes

01-30-2014 02:55 PM by ballsofclay

I’d be curious to know if anyone has made a scraping plane and what you...

8 02-01-2014 02:34 PM
View fredd3039's profile

Plane Help

02-01-2014 01:17 AM by fredd3039

I ma getting tearout with my planes no matter what I do. I am new to using ha...

13 02-01-2014 12:19 PM
View Armandhammer's profile

#6 or #7 plane?

01-30-2014 11:53 PM by Armandhammer

I want a joined. I can get a nice #6 for a decent price. Is it an acceptable ...

32 02-01-2014 01:21 AM
View madts's profile

Long forgotten

01-30-2014 04:23 PM by madts

I came across this tool in my storage just the other day. I have not used it...

35 01-31-2014 04:58 PM
View AKSteve's profile

difference between a left and right handed plow plane?

01-30-2014 06:48 AM by AKSteve

I know there has to be an obvious reason, but what is it? sorry for the dumb ...

3 01-30-2014 03:01 PM
View oldnovice's profile

Has anyone used the Logan Graphics dual point driver

01-29-2014 07:47 PM by oldnovice

I am considering the Logan Graphics Dual Point Driver and would like to know ...

4 01-30-2014 01:20 AM
View 12strings's profile

2 Jack Planes?

01-27-2014 08:33 PM by 12strings

So this is another “which one would you keep” thread: If you h...

18 01-29-2014 06:52 PM
View Bogeyguy's profile

Stanley No.94

01-29-2014 04:24 PM by Bogeyguy

Stanley No.94 Shoulder Plane w/box good condition on the Bay, current bid $37...

0 01-29-2014 04:24 PM
View Vincent Nocito's profile

Does the depth stop and screw from a Stanley #78 fit a type 190-192 Rabbet Plane?

01-26-2014 09:36 PM by Vincent Nocito

Been looking at adding some old Stanley Rabbet Planes to my collection. Many...

1 01-29-2014 04:09 PM
View fumehappy's profile

Number 5 crack stability

01-27-2014 09:04 PM by fumehappy

So i was shifting through my “to do” pile the other day, and ...

10 01-28-2014 10:31 PM
View Polock2's profile

Old hand tool

01-28-2014 01:14 AM by Polock2

This weekend my good friend gave me a tool I have no idea what it is. I will ...

2 01-28-2014 04:24 PM
View basswood's profile

Find of the Year: Shabby Looking Old Oak Pilliod Tool Box a Treasure Chest

01-08-2014 09:28 PM by basswood

I found a roughly 100 year old tool collection intact (mostly Starrett tools)...

22 01-28-2014 02:32 PM
View Bugnurd's profile

Sole lapping

01-19-2014 11:04 PM by Bugnurd

So I just lapped the sole on my first hand plane, a Stanley 220 that I picked...

14 01-28-2014 05:32 AM

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