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Kansas City Lie-Nielson Event, tomorrow!

508 days ago by carguy460

If anyone is going to the KC Lie-Nielson event tomorrow, keep an eye out for ...

1 508 days ago
View WoodThings's profile

How can I attach the tote on an old wooden plane?

511 days ago by WoodThings

I have an old wooden plane made by Ohio Tool Co. It is 26” long and has...

10 508 days ago
View MaroonGoon's profile

Shavings from my new planes!

508 days ago by MaroonGoon

Hey everyone,Most of you may know that Don and Dan generously donated a block...

9 508 days ago
View Eddie's profile

First curls with first block plane! Big thanks to Don W!

509 days ago by Eddie

Thanks to Don W for sending me my first block plane and getting me into the p...

17 508 days ago
View langski93's profile

Careful On Rust Prevention Alternatives

514 days ago by langski93

I have managed to accumulate a fair number of high quality planes (new and vi...

6 508 days ago
View trippcasey's profile

Economical but good hand planes? Chisel?

510 days ago by trippcasey

Hey guys. There are probably forum posts similar to this already here, but in...

22 508 days ago
View CharlieM1958's profile

Oldies Reunion

510 days ago by CharlieM1958

Okay, I’ve said it before…. I love the oldies. I scooped up this ...

22 509 days ago
View DKV's profile

Lee Valley Chisels...Updated

511 days ago by DKV

I have the below pictured tools and am kinda disappointed in them. Today I w...

37 509 days ago
View lanwater's profile

Woodriver handplanes

515 days ago by lanwater

How do you tell what version is a woodriver handpane?The employee who answere...

4 510 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Holding narrow stock for plowing

511 days ago by Ron Harper

You have to plow a groove 3/8 in from the edge of a 2 in wide board. How do y...

15 510 days ago
View Straightbowed's profile

Does anybody know OHIO TOOL, BUTCHI planes

511 days ago by Straightbowed

the 2 planes on the right are OHIO TOOL the plane on the ...

7 510 days ago
View LukieB's profile

And yet more hand planes hitting the auction block Mathieson, Auburn Tool Co. ..oh and a brace too!!

512 days ago by LukieB

So, I have yet another generous Lumberjock who wishes to help out….I...

16 511 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Look what I found

512 days ago by Ron Harper

I found this at a local antique mall, complete with several chisels. Had ...

18 511 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Help with small project ideas.

512 days ago by Ron Harper

I want to help a mission in rural Appalachia by making small projects that th...

5 511 days ago
View Brett's profile

Working out of a tool chest?

514 days ago by Brett

Has anyone here built (or bought) a large toolchest for hand tools (the kind ...

29 512 days ago
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Just a thought from you all who use shop-made mallets?

513 days ago by Kaleb the Swede

Hi there, just made my first mallet. The plans called for leather on the fac...

15 512 days ago
View derosa's profile

sargent plane, how old and is it original?

515 days ago by derosa

Picked this up today for a 20.00, I believe it is a sargent 414c plan...

8 512 days ago
View Chris P's profile

Trash or Treasure?

513 days ago by Chris P

I recently ran across this CraigsList add that had some old tools for sale. ...

8 512 days ago
View PittsburghTim's profile

Source for Quality Handsaws

513 days ago by PittsburghTim

Does anyone out there have a reliable source for quality panel/carpenter saws...

7 512 days ago
View LukieB's profile

Vintage Stanley 98 Marking Gauge For Auction. Yet Another Generous LJ Helping Out

515 days ago by LukieB

Title says it all, I have yet another generous Lumberjock buddy who wants to ...

11 512 days ago

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