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Attaching an overhanging bottom on a box

06-13-2015 01:15 AM by Pendragon1998

I’m an aspiring galoot, trying to learn to do everything using hand too...

4 06-13-2015 09:51 PM
View tech76's profile

good quality straight edge?

05-20-2015 06:12 PM by tech76

Looking for a quality straight edge. 3 feet long minimumIntend to use for f...

29 06-12-2015 09:33 PM
View Andre's profile

Father's Day Gift

06-11-2015 07:44 PM by Andre

Picked up a little gift for myself last week when L.V. had there Free Del...

2 06-11-2015 11:58 PM
View firemedic624's profile

Need advice on the lot of hand planes

06-11-2015 02:08 PM by firemedic624

Good afternoon, like the title says I need some advice on a lot of planes bei...

4 06-11-2015 03:12 PM
View todd4390's profile

Chisel Sharpening Frustration

06-10-2015 01:31 AM by todd4390

Let me preface this by saying that I’m fairly new to hand tools and sha...

15 06-11-2015 12:04 AM
View bandit571's profile

A What-is-it?

06-09-2015 03:58 AM by bandit571

Found this little gem in the bottomof a tool box i picked at a yard sale over...

10 06-10-2015 06:54 PM
View DonG's profile

can you identify this antique logging tool?

06-07-2015 06:02 PM by DonG! A friend ...

15 06-09-2015 08:05 PM
View Bugnurd's profile

Removing paint from saw plate

06-09-2015 12:44 AM by Bugnurd

I picked up a pretty nice Disston No. 12 for two bucks at a junk shop the oth...

6 06-09-2015 07:19 PM
View jasondain's profile

Help identifying Hand Drill

07-30-2013 02:57 PM by jasondain

I picked up this eggbeater drill for a few bucks while there and have been tr...

11 06-09-2015 01:39 AM
View BoardCop's profile

Stanley #2 cap question

06-04-2015 04:22 PM by BoardCop

I came across this little gem and bought it. I think the cap is plated so I d...

21 06-08-2015 04:14 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Interesting axe

06-07-2015 10:21 PM by diverlloyd

So my buddy was given this axe and doesn’t know it’s atte...

8 06-08-2015 01:12 PM
View Kazooman's profile

Lion Miter Trimmer Blades - Sharpening Service?

06-05-2015 08:49 PM by Kazooman

I just bought a genuine Lion miter trimmer from ebay and it is in terrific co...

6 06-07-2015 07:46 PM
View PatrickH's profile

Workbench Finally Complete

05-31-2015 05:07 PM by PatrickH

It took me about 4 and a half month’s but it’s finally comple...

17 06-07-2015 12:48 PM
View NateX's profile

Oh boy, carving tools! From Home Depot!

01-17-2012 09:20 AM by NateX

So I got this set of Buck Bros. carving tools for Christmas and I have no ide...

17 06-07-2015 01:50 AM
View Pendragon1998's profile

leather for lining vise jaws

06-05-2015 10:19 PM by Pendragon1998

I found some analine dyed leather I was thinking of using to line my woodwork...

1 06-06-2015 05:46 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Question on diamond stones and sharpening girts

06-04-2015 04:37 PM by bbasiaga

I have been sharpening with a King waterstone. It is a combo 1000/6000 grit....

16 06-05-2015 12:53 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Is this a problem with my plane?

06-02-2015 08:18 PM by bbasiaga

Ok guys, another question as I’m working on my Stanley No. 65. This is...

15 06-04-2015 09:32 PM
View b2rtch's profile

A beautiful hammer

06-04-2015 09:03 AM by b2rtch

I am shopping for a vintage axe to restore and to use.Last night I went to th...

16 06-04-2015 05:50 PM
View BigJohn's profile

LN skew chisel set

05-25-2015 03:15 PM by BigJohn

hello. I cannot decide between the 3/8” or the 1/2” set for clea...

13 06-04-2015 12:32 PM
View Justin Lukaszewicz's profile

Hand Plane S.O.S.

06-03-2015 12:25 AM by Justin Lukaszewicz

I purchased a Stanley Handyman #4 plane at a garage sale in not so spectacula...

4 06-03-2015 02:02 AM

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