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Found this plane today at a consignment mall

04-19-2013 01:05 AM by sandhill

Someone told me that there were wood planes at a place called “Minute m...

12 04-23-2013 12:48 AM
View LynnT's profile

Set of hand planes

04-22-2013 07:20 AM by LynnT

Been cleaning out my dad’s cabinet making shop and came across a comple...

9 04-22-2013 09:34 PM
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The Lufkin Rule Co. #95??

04-22-2013 04:11 PM by bandit571

I now have a “yard stick” of sorts. A Steel one at that. No...

6 04-22-2013 06:56 PM
View mandatory66's profile

Edge Plane

04-19-2013 04:01 PM by mandatory66

I am having difficulty with planing an edge square. I am talking about an err...

11 04-22-2013 03:17 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Need your sharp eyes and opinions on this miter saw

04-19-2013 03:43 AM by Klickitat

This is listed on a local page and is the only picture. I am waiting to h...

6 04-21-2013 02:21 AM
View panamint's profile

Old Wooden Plane

04-19-2013 09:40 PM by panamint

I have an old wooden plane that was given to me and I am looking for info on ...

7 04-20-2013 05:08 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Miter boxes?

03-10-2012 05:57 PM by BerBer5985

I’m thinking of getting an older miter box but u have no clue what olde...

10 04-20-2013 12:34 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Why We Collect Old Tools -- Local Tool Meet

04-15-2013 12:54 PM by HorizontalMike

This past weekend I was able to attend the first tool meet by a new tool coll...

13 04-20-2013 06:56 AM
View freighttrain's profile

a 6 or 7

04-19-2013 09:52 PM by freighttrain

im thinking of getting a #7 plane to use leveling long boards such as a wor...

5 04-20-2013 04:18 AM
View DavidNJ's profile

Cambering Plane Blades

04-18-2013 02:11 AM by DavidNJ

I’ve read that articles and seen videos that have suggested that all pl...

6 04-20-2013 12:15 AM
View aherna's profile

Design philosophy. Does anyone use hand tools to build modern (or mid-century) furniture?

04-14-2013 08:04 AM by aherna

Hi All, I’m relatively new to furniture making and am setting up a h...

8 04-19-2013 11:42 PM
View Hmlee's profile

Talk to me about saws

04-19-2013 05:13 PM by Hmlee

Hi all. So I’ve been doing a glue-up for an end table with some nice 6/...

5 04-19-2013 10:01 PM
View ArtRafael's profile

Miniature Hand saws

04-19-2013 12:39 AM by ArtRafael

Thought these saws would be of interest to some. Ralph

6 04-19-2013 07:30 PM
View Ray's profile

Frog casting ID on Stanley planes

04-18-2013 06:17 AM by Ray

I have two type 19 #3 planes. One frog has 7U and the other had 8U cast into ...

4 04-19-2013 01:54 AM
View ArtRafael's profile

Miniature Infill Plane

04-18-2013 06:17 AM by ArtRafael

Hi All. I’m new to this forum but not to wood working nor to tool coll...

12 04-19-2013 12:19 AM
View dpjeansonne's profile

bench leg size for leg vise

04-18-2013 09:37 PM by dpjeansonne

I am building a version of the 21st century workbench with a leg vise instead...

2 04-18-2013 11:24 PM
View Brad's profile

Hewing Hatchet Questions

12-21-2011 01:42 AM by Brad

While on a recent jaunt antiquing and flea marketing in Fort Collins, I came ...

12 04-18-2013 04:27 AM
View Dave's profile

wanted: Stanley type 9 #7 frog (and/or advice)

04-17-2013 09:40 AM by Dave

Hello you butchers of wood, I’m restoring a Stanley #7 plane, and WO...

5 04-18-2013 12:40 AM
View Tackett's profile

New hand planes

04-15-2013 01:05 PM by Tackett

With hand tools being popular to use again and getting tired of feeding the b...

15 04-17-2013 06:16 PM
View ToddJB's profile

Polishing handsaw brass screws

04-15-2013 08:12 PM by ToddJB

All, This maybe super common knowledge, but I had never heard it before an...

6 04-16-2013 01:10 PM

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