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Veritas scraper plane any good?

11-01-2013 07:30 PM by SCOTSMAN

Does anyone here have a Veritas scraper plane? And could they tell me good or...

15 11-22-2013 01:07 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

Fulton ?!?!?!?

11-22-2013 02:52 AM by UpstateNYdude

I have a Fulton bench plane I picked up the other day, but I can find no iden...

1 11-22-2013 02:57 AM
View lunn's profile

old tools at flee mkt.

11-21-2013 01:20 PM by lunn

Found theses old tools in a box of junk. Like the Stanley...

2 11-21-2013 04:39 PM
View cliffslocal777's profile

Sharpening question

11-20-2013 09:43 PM by cliffslocal777

I have searched and read several posts on sharpening and wanted to confirm so...

5 11-21-2013 01:19 AM
View Handtooler's profile

Tunning a Stanley #92 Shoulder Plane

11-19-2013 03:59 PM by Handtooler

LJ’s, As an apprentice hybrid woodworker I’m interested in impro...

5 11-20-2013 07:55 PM
View mds4752's profile

Recommendations for good sand paper source

11-19-2013 12:28 PM by mds4752

Embarking on my Scary Sharp journey and asking for any recommendations on bra...

13 11-20-2013 07:46 PM
View lunn's profile

For the handplane guys Stanley No 64

11-03-2013 09:09 PM by lunn

Just got back from a flea mkt. Found a odd looking plane a Stanley no 64. So ...

16 11-20-2013 02:59 AM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Skew Plane Blade

11-19-2013 06:17 PM by Gerald Thompson

I have two old skew plane irons that need to be reground so they are not bowe...

6 11-20-2013 02:57 AM
View rjpat's profile

Stanley #2358

11-19-2013 04:11 PM by rjpat

Need some advice, is the Stanley #2358 mistress box worth having?

7 11-20-2013 12:52 AM
View Oosik's profile

Starting Joint Saw Cuts

11-18-2013 04:52 PM by Oosik

I attempted my first finger joints by hand and I had a hard time getting the ...

14 11-19-2013 03:01 PM
View Oosik's profile

Sharpening Kit for knives ok for chisels?

11-19-2013 02:24 AM by Oosik

I’m debating about getting this kit for my kitchen knives and was curio...

5 11-19-2013 02:52 PM
View fredd3039's profile

Need Help Finding Magazine article on Making Chisels

11-18-2013 03:53 PM by fredd3039

Hello everyone,Within the last year I purchased a woodworking magazine that h...

4 11-19-2013 06:09 AM
View Manitario's profile

Questions for Handplane users on flattening panels

01-09-2012 12:46 AM by Manitario

I have a few 20×20” walnut shelves I’ve glued up; my plan wa...

8 11-18-2013 03:29 PM
View alohafromberkeley's profile

Plane blade thickness

11-17-2013 11:02 PM by alohafromberkeley

Aloha, I have a friend who was showing me his 1990’s Record/Marples #4 ...

2 11-18-2013 04:30 AM
View kmetzger's profile

File handle sizes/types

11-17-2013 07:12 PM by kmetzger

I need a file handle for a 10” bastard file and have been looking every...

3 11-18-2013 04:03 AM
View DKV's profile

Marking Knife

11-15-2013 06:46 AM by DKV

I sharpen my knife by running the back against 400 grit sandpaper. I do not ...

7 11-17-2013 06:55 AM
View Liogier's profile

Hand-stitched rasp, same shape as Nicholson #49 ?

11-16-2013 10:36 AM by Liogier

Some years ago Nicholson has moved his rasp production from USA to Latin Amer...

3 11-16-2013 07:26 PM
View Jacob's profile

Are these two Router Plane Irons?

11-12-2013 03:49 PM by Jacob

I found them in a box of old tools I bought for a few dollars. If ther...

13 11-16-2013 03:59 AM
View cliffslocal777's profile

Stanley #4 definance question

11-15-2013 08:15 PM by cliffslocal777

I cleaned up this plane to use and the depth adjustment knob is very tough to...

6 11-16-2013 01:16 AM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Do screwdrivers defy the laws of physics?

11-13-2013 12:54 PM by Craftsman on the lake

A question was asked of my years ago and it always stuck with me. Why is i...

46 11-15-2013 05:58 PM

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