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Ever Find A Forgotten Treasure?

12-31-2015 07:19 PM by BrentParkin

I moved workshops a few years ago and recently discovered a couple of boxes t...

14 01-05-2016 02:54 PM
View MinnesotaHack's profile

Honing guide purchase for new plane user

01-04-2016 02:30 AM by MinnesotaHack

I purchased my first plane, a Wood River standard block plane. I also have so...

9 01-04-2016 01:07 PM
View Marc5's profile

Chisel Sharpening (Paul Sellers Method)

01-13-2014 08:24 PM by Marc5

I recently watched a video showing his method of sharpening blades. He rolls...

17 01-03-2016 01:01 PM
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Bandiclamp? Flex-a-band flattery?

01-02-2016 10:19 PM by paxorion

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then someone must not have th...

2 01-03-2016 01:21 AM
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Vice Jaw Question

12-31-2015 06:01 PM by onoitsmatt

I’m cutting a piece of maple to use as vice jaws. The piece I’m ...

2 01-02-2016 02:29 AM
View treesner's profile

Tapered tenon cutter

01-01-2016 10:24 PM by treesner

Hey guys I have the Lee valley tapered tenon cutter and find that it’s ...

1 01-01-2016 10:25 PM
View TheLorax's profile

Keen Kutter KK5 frog screws

12-31-2015 12:44 AM by TheLorax

I bought a KK5 Keen Kutter off the bay and while trying to take the frog off ...

1 12-31-2015 02:50 PM
View Woodiewannabe's profile

Mystery Hand Plane Maker

12-30-2015 04:08 PM by Woodiewannabe

Hi all, This is my first post, so here goes: I’ve been at it for un...

3 12-31-2015 01:54 PM
View GregTP's profile

Incredible Gift; Now I need to pace myself...

12-23-2015 01:08 PM by GregTP

My father in law surprised me with an incredible Christmas gift perfect for t...

30 12-31-2015 12:10 AM
View UltraMagnus's profile

Locking Pin Replacement for Millers Falls Miter Box

08-11-2015 05:07 PM by UltraMagnus

I picked up an All Steel miter box by Millers Falls, cleaned it up and now it...

8 12-30-2015 07:21 PM
View USCJeff's profile

Blade Source

12-30-2015 03:11 AM by USCJeff

Hoping for a good referral from someone. I have been selling various shopmad...

1 12-30-2015 12:24 PM
View TidewaterSkiffs's profile

Skiff Builder - Hand Plane Questions

12-29-2015 12:13 AM by TidewaterSkiffs

Hello everyone, I am new to the forum and wanted to say hello....... and ask ...

8 12-29-2015 05:58 PM
View conifur's profile

Stanley 9 1/2 with an adjustable mouth plate ?

12-27-2015 09:58 PM by conifur

I am not real familiar with hand planes, I picked up an used one with an adju...

3 12-29-2015 01:49 AM
View Tony1212's profile

Sharpening New (to you) Blades

12-10-2015 04:42 PM by Tony1212

I decided to make some Christmas gifts this year. The first time I ever tried...

16 12-29-2015 12:15 AM
View Jarrett's profile

New handle for my big bits!

11-23-2015 03:00 AM by Jarrett

I may have gotten a little excited and spent too much, but I found a Miller F...

10 12-28-2015 03:13 PM
View Greg the Cajun Wood Artist's profile

Death and Tools

12-27-2015 01:22 AM by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

12 12-27-2015 11:20 PM
View Brodan's profile

Source for 5/16-18 cap screw for Stanley planes

12-27-2015 03:07 AM by Brodan

I’m refurbing a junk store find and need the caps crew for it. Does any...

4 12-27-2015 06:20 PM
View conifur's profile

Thinking about this for chisels and bench/block plane sharpening, feed back please

12-26-2015 12:07 AM by conifur

Thinking about this for chisels and bench/block plane sharpening, need your c...

12 12-26-2015 07:17 PM
View jess2772's profile

How to prevent wood splintering when drilling?

12-25-2015 11:41 PM by jess2772

I need to drill holes about half-way into the wood, and each time I do the wo...

7 12-26-2015 03:15 PM
View dbw's profile

hand plane "shutter"

12-25-2015 10:49 PM by dbw

Folks, I am getting “shutter” while removing mill marks from the ...

8 12-25-2015 11:57 PM

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