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View Laughran's profile

Tool collection auction

531 days ago by Laughran

I was trying to find some information on some old tools and came across this ...

0 531 days ago
View unisaw's profile

Stanley 80

532 days ago by unisaw

Picked this up from CL for $20. Looks to be an older version of tool never u...

6 532 days ago
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Bailey Plane ?

532 days ago by WVWoodWorker1

Here is one for sale…Is it a good one and whats tops you’d pay fo...

9 532 days ago
View needshave's profile

Stanley/Bailey No. 5

532 days ago by needshave

I’m in a antique/junk store looking at a No 5 Bailey Hand plane. Some s...

7 532 days ago
View Michigander's profile

Reconditioned chisels, need suggestions for new handles

533 days ago by Michigander

Awhile ago I posted a question on how to sharpen a set of abused chisels...

8 532 days ago
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

Hand Plane ???

533 days ago by WVWoodWorker1

Im just getting into woodworking and I want to know what hand planes I should...

17 532 days ago
View Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop's profile

Split Top Roubo vs. Standard Top

532 days ago by Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

I have been toying around with the idea of making a WB and connot decide if I...

3 532 days ago
View Loren's profile (online now)

All about files

552 days ago by Loren

I took files for granted for a long time. Now I don’t. I have abou...

10 532 days ago
View Bill Szydlo's profile

Does anybody own a joint maker pro?

532 days ago by Bill Szydlo

I have the opportunity to purchase a joint maker pro (1st edition) and am won...

1 532 days ago
View TheBronzeoakleaf's profile

LN Rabbet Block

533 days ago by TheBronzeoakleaf

Finally pulled the trigger. All the other planes I own are vintage. CanR...

6 532 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Making your own chisels

533 days ago by RussellAP

I have a good supply of lathe chisels. There are a few I’d like to try ...

4 533 days ago
View poopiekat's profile

eBay Question for the Experts...

534 days ago by poopiekat

I’m seeing more and more re-listings of BAD planes and other tools that...

19 533 days ago
View Tim21BO3's profile

please help identify these spokeshaves

533 days ago by Tim21BO3

I found a pair of spokeshaves online, seller is asking $50 for the pair. He ...

6 533 days ago
View tommyinVA's profile

Hand plane refinishing idea and question re: heat

534 days ago by tommyinVA

I’ll preface by saying that I just placed a similar post on SMC, but wo...

21 533 days ago
View Les 's profile

Stanley # 5

534 days ago by Les

I found this plane at a pawn shop and offered the guy 5 bucks for it. It...

8 534 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Bulk HSS M2 M4

534 days ago by RussellAP

I was wondering if any LJ’s have ever found a place to get a reasonable...

3 534 days ago
View bandit571's profile

A hand plane with questions attached

538 days ago by bandit571

I have a little Dunlap #3 with the “Made in West Germany” stamped...

16 534 days ago
View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Choseing a hammer!

753 days ago by Beginningwoodworker

I am looking at getting another hammer, I need something I can use on the job...

75 534 days ago
View GlennsGrandson's profile

For Sale - Stanley No 97 gauge, No 95 butt gauge, and No 4 Trammel

537 days ago by GlennsGrandson

Hello fellow LJ’s, I want an older Stanley or similar wheel marking ...

1 535 days ago
View mariva57's profile (online now)

Restoration of wooden planes

590 days ago by mariva57

My father in law I won four planes of wood, arewere built in the early 1920&#...

24 535 days ago

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