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No4 - Restoration - Opinion

10-20-2015 05:52 PM by Mambrax

I’m restoring a No4 Stanley. Nothing special there. However it’s ...

12 10-21-2015 09:28 PM
View Thuzmund's profile

Question about oils and acid - rusting on tools

09-29-2015 02:47 AM by Thuzmund

Hi, I have a weird question for those with encyclopedic knowledge. I̵...

26 10-19-2015 06:45 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Long Jointer Adjustment

10-16-2015 08:23 PM by Gerald Thompson

Many years ago I came by one of the last Steve Knight’s wooden hand pla...

11 10-19-2015 03:30 AM
View BillSNY's profile

What is it? Who made it?

10-19-2015 12:48 AM by BillSNY

I bought this from feebay. It was listed as “INLAY TOOL PLANE ROUTER GR...

2 10-19-2015 02:57 AM
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Disston Saw ID

10-17-2015 03:55 PM by patcollins

Can anyone identify the saws in the picture? What would you expect to pay fo...

5 10-18-2015 05:29 PM
View JeffP's profile

Stanley No. 6 question

10-15-2015 02:16 AM by JeffP

I recently inherited a Stanley No. 6 The plane overall is in pretty decent...

5 10-17-2015 11:49 PM
View Midway's profile

wood plane

10-15-2015 12:59 PM by Midway

well i guess i am not a wood worker because i don’t have a wood plane. ...

4 10-17-2015 12:07 PM
View Thuzmund's profile

Any experience replacing cheapo stamped metal frogs on hand planes?

10-14-2015 11:07 PM by Thuzmund

Just picked up a plane with one of those really really bad stamped metal frog...

11 10-17-2015 12:01 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Carpenters Axe?

10-16-2015 03:14 AM by Klickitat

So I was watching a British chap and he picks up a hatchet to narrow a board ...

5 10-16-2015 03:25 PM
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Can't remove chuck from PC7515 corded 1/2" drill

10-15-2015 03:37 PM by roderick

I have removed the ACME bolt from inside the chuck. Inserted a 1/2” all...

4 10-15-2015 08:01 PM
View MattB101's profile

Tool Outlines for Pegboard/Wall

10-05-2015 05:51 AM by MattB101

Is there someplace that I can buy stencils or stickers of tool outlines for m...

12 10-15-2015 11:25 AM
View tblake1984's profile

Stanley #3

10-12-2015 02:28 PM by tblake1984

I pilfered my father’s old Stanley #3 and I believe it to be a Type 12 ...

12 10-14-2015 09:44 AM
View AnthonyHbm's profile

Help Identifying Eggbeater Hand Drill

10-13-2015 04:53 PM by AnthonyHbm

Hello fellow woodworkers, I recently acquired an eggbeater hand drill and ...

2 10-13-2015 05:10 PM
View nmssis's profile

Restoring Handplane Knob?

10-04-2015 05:38 PM by nmssis

Again to the experts…is this salvageable? Was thinking of ...

33 10-12-2015 04:07 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Coach Maker's plane (Definition Please)

10-10-2015 08:03 PM by Klickitat

I see coach maker planes online in the various places that I haunt on the int...

4 10-12-2015 02:55 PM
View monster1971's profile

Picked up Columbian and Wilton Vises off of CL - Next step

10-07-2015 07:28 PM by monster1971

Check these out. I am so pumped I was able to find these at a decent ...

17 10-12-2015 02:51 PM
View Ocelot's profile

Hollows and Rounds

10-10-2015 02:11 AM by Ocelot

Last year I started down the slippery slope with hand planes – and sinc...

24 10-12-2015 02:51 PM
View Reynie's profile

Help: Should I return my Wood River No 5

10-09-2015 03:12 PM by Reynie

Hey all, I’m fairly new to the site, and very new to woodworking. I ...

10 10-12-2015 02:51 PM
View MrRon's profile

What is the value of re-branded tools?

10-09-2015 06:58 PM by MrRon

I’m talking about tools that were marketed by stores like Sears and Mon...

8 10-11-2015 06:27 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Check out this saw

10-10-2015 05:12 PM by FancyShoes

Not sure what type it is, but its in great shape!

6 10-11-2015 12:29 AM

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