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Veritas Router Plane Fence Screw Size?

11-13-2013 09:03 PM by uscgsteve

Hi Everyone, I’ve managed to lose the screw that secures the fence t...

3 11-14-2013 05:44 AM
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Vintage & Antique Tool Sale Garland, TX (DFW)

11-12-2013 02:46 AM by jordanp

It’s back again for anyone that can make the sale!He always has a huge ...

10 11-14-2013 05:28 AM
View summerfi's profile

Anyone know a source for repair/restoration of vintage rules?

11-14-2013 04:11 AM by summerfi

I have an old Interlox collapsing (sliding) rule that I inherited from my gra...

4 11-14-2013 04:43 AM
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What is this?

11-13-2013 06:14 PM by Tyler Hicken

I bought a few tools from a classifieds ad yesterday from a nice guy who was ...

9 11-14-2013 03:33 AM
View John Cobb's profile

hand planes

11-13-2013 05:20 AM by John Cobb

I’m working on building my first wooden hand plane. I went with a high ...

7 11-14-2013 03:18 AM
View ToddJB's profile

Sargent or Keen Kutter Plane

11-12-2013 09:06 PM by ToddJB

If you had to pick between the Keen Kutter KK series and the Sargent 400 seri...

7 11-13-2013 12:11 PM
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Dunlap plane

11-11-2013 05:53 PM by garykentjr

Hello all. Im brand new to this forum. I recently acquired a dunlap plane. I...

14 11-12-2013 05:50 PM
View shaver's profile

Narex Chisels

11-11-2013 09:27 PM by shaver

Hello there.. I’d like to buy my first set of bench and mortising ch...

6 11-12-2013 12:03 AM
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Woodworkers that inspire you to aspire, who do you respect most?

10-31-2013 10:18 AM by SirTonka

Interested to learn of personal woodworking mentors who’s lessons you h...

34 11-11-2013 10:25 PM
View planeBill's profile

Japanese hand tools

07-18-2013 03:32 PM by planeBill

I don’t really see much about J tools mentioned here but I have come to...

72 11-11-2013 09:09 AM
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Recent Finds/Buys (November)-(ongoing)

07-27-2013 08:42 PM by 69BBNova

I’ve decided to consolidate a few of my rec...

58 11-11-2013 12:44 AM
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Stanley Bailey no.5

11-08-2013 11:00 PM by cliffslocal777

What do most folks pay on eBay for one of these in good shape? For instance I...

13 11-10-2013 09:34 PM
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How badly will MDF dull my saw?

11-10-2013 05:08 AM by newwoodbutcher

I have to saw by hand a Black Cherry open stringer. Each step is a slightly ...

2 11-10-2013 06:06 AM
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What is the advantage of garnet sandpaper?

09-17-2012 04:11 AM by Purrmaster

I’ve had this burning question for some time….. is garnet sandpap...

22 11-10-2013 03:37 AM
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Big DFW vintage tool sale Nov. 16-17

11-10-2013 03:35 AM by ColonelTravis

I know a lot of you Dallas people know about Lynn Dowd in Garland. His next b...

0 11-10-2013 03:35 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Hinge for plane till?

11-10-2013 02:47 AM by lateralus819

I’m drawing up a mockup for my plane till I’d like to build. I wa...

5 11-10-2013 03:15 AM
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Rugol Tool Company

02-29-2012 02:30 AM by Wilmingtonian

Has anyone ever heard of the Rugol Tool Company? If so, I would be intereste...

6 11-10-2013 02:36 AM
View Posty's profile

Tis better to receive than give

11-09-2013 04:25 AM by Posty

So my birthday and Christmas are 2 days apart and my wife always let’s ...

7 11-10-2013 02:12 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Does restoration affect a planes value?

11-09-2013 02:36 AM by lateralus819

So I’m bored and Have been meaning to ask this. What impact does a full...

10 11-09-2013 01:55 PM
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shaping a laminated gunstock

11-06-2013 03:40 PM by hektor

I am brand new here. I am a senior and I live in Oregon and I am working on a...

18 11-09-2013 03:47 AM

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