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View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Choseing a hammer!

763 days ago by Beginningwoodworker

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

75 544 days ago
View GlennsGrandson's profile

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

547 days ago by GlennsGrandson

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

1 545 days ago
View mariva57's profile

Restoration of wooden planes

600 days ago by mariva57

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

24 545 days ago
View carguy460's profile

Kansas City Lie-Nielson Event, tomorrow!

546 days ago by carguy460

If anyone is going to the KC Lie-Nielson event tomorrow, keep an eye out for ...

1 545 days ago
View WoodThings's profile

How can I attach the tote on an old wooden plane?

549 days ago by WoodThings

I have an old wooden plane made by Ohio Tool Co. It is 26” long and has...

10 546 days ago
View MaroonGoon's profile

Shavings from my new planes!

546 days ago by MaroonGoon

Hey everyone,Most of you may know that Don and Dan generously donated a block...

9 546 days ago
View Eddie's profile

First curls with first block plane! Big thanks to Don W!

547 days ago by Eddie

Thanks to Don W for sending me my first block plane and getting me into the p...

17 546 days ago
View langski93's profile

Careful On Rust Prevention Alternatives

551 days ago by langski93

I have managed to accumulate a fair number of high quality planes (new and vi...

6 546 days ago
View trippcasey's profile

Economical but good hand planes? Chisel?

548 days ago by trippcasey

Hey guys. There are probably forum posts similar to this already here, but in...

22 546 days ago
View CharlieM1958's profile

Oldies Reunion

548 days ago by CharlieM1958

Okay, I’ve said it before…. I love the oldies. I scooped up this ...

22 546 days ago
View DKV's profile

Lee Valley Chisels...Updated

549 days ago by DKV

I have the below pictured tools and am kinda disappointed in them. Today I w...

37 547 days ago
View lanwater's profile

Woodriver handplanes

553 days ago by lanwater

How do you tell what version is a woodriver handpane?The employee who answere...

4 548 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Holding narrow stock for plowing

549 days ago by Ron Harper

You have to plow a groove 3/8 in from the edge of a 2 in wide board. How do y...

15 548 days ago
View Straightbowed's profile

Does anybody know OHIO TOOL, BUTCHI planes

549 days ago by Straightbowed

the 2 planes on the right are OHIO TOOL the plane on the ...

7 548 days ago
View LukieB's profile

And yet more hand planes hitting the auction block Mathieson, Auburn Tool Co. ..oh and a brace too!!

550 days ago by LukieB

So, I have yet another generous Lumberjock who wishes to help out….I...

16 548 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Look what I found

550 days ago by Ron Harper

I found this at a local antique mall, complete with several chisels. Had ...

18 549 days ago
View Ron Harper's profile

Help with small project ideas.

549 days ago by Ron Harper

I want to help a mission in rural Appalachia by making small projects that th...

5 549 days ago
View Brett's profile

Working out of a tool chest?

551 days ago by Brett

Has anyone here built (or bought) a large toolchest for hand tools (the kind ...

29 549 days ago
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Just a thought from you all who use shop-made mallets?

551 days ago by Kaleb the Swede

Hi there, just made my first mallet. The plans called for leather on the fac...

15 549 days ago
View derosa's profile

sargent plane, how old and is it original?

553 days ago by derosa

Picked this up today for a 20.00, I believe it is a sargent 414c plan...

8 550 days ago

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