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View conifur's profile

Stanley 9 1/2

12-24-2015 04:21 PM by conifur

Just picked up a clean one for $15, new to hand planes, what ya think?

1 12-24-2015 04:40 PM
View Tom's profile

Unable to get handplane blade sharp

12-22-2015 08:28 PM by Tom

I have a very old (50 yrs+?) Craftsman hand plane that I am trying to get sha...

15 12-24-2015 03:45 AM
View jeffb33200's profile

long chisels?

12-23-2015 09:24 PM by jeffb33200

Hi All, I picked up an old Fulton chisel because it looked nice. I donR...

7 12-23-2015 11:27 PM
View SuppressiveFire's profile

Yankee 1446 egg beater drill

08-25-2015 02:26 PM by SuppressiveFire

Anyone have a picture of a nicer example? I want to restore all of it close t...

8 12-23-2015 01:53 PM
View willhime's profile

little anvil

12-20-2015 09:26 PM by willhime

I was wondering if anyone has some sort of input on what exactly this might h...

8 12-21-2015 03:27 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Best gouge to carve this serving board channel?

12-07-2015 04:30 PM by ColonelTravis

Making a serving board, which has a groove around the perimeter kind of like ...

9 12-20-2015 12:20 PM
View CB_Cohick's profile

The lowly pencil, what kind is your favorite?

12-11-2015 08:10 PM by CB_Cohick

Sure, a pencil is a pencil is a pencil. Right? Maybe not. I’ll bet t...

60 12-19-2015 03:50 AM
View WoodWorkJosh's profile

Super Cheap Scrub plane

12-17-2015 04:35 PM by WoodWorkJosh

Hey guys, I just wanted to let you know I picked up a Kobalt Bench plane from...

3 12-18-2015 06:34 PM
View Thebeardedape's profile

What planer to buy?

12-15-2015 05:15 PM by Thebeardedape

Hey there, woodworkers! Christmas is coming up and i’m looking for a...

15 12-17-2015 03:56 AM
View WoodWorkJosh's profile

How much should one pay for a Stanley/Bailey #4 now a days?

12-10-2015 04:32 PM by WoodWorkJosh

Hello I’m new to Lumberjocks and new to woodworking with hand tools. I&...

13 12-15-2015 02:29 PM
View daves1's profile

jorgensen clamp

12-14-2015 02:22 AM by daves1

Does anyone know what this clamp is used for? It is a jorgensen 2208, ha...

3 12-14-2015 04:56 PM
View Anapolis7's profile

Popular Woodworking Scraper Plane Plans

09-01-2012 11:31 PM by Anapolis7

I am in the process of building a scraper plane. I have read about a billion...

9 12-14-2015 03:00 PM
View DSD's profile

What in tarnation is this thing??

12-12-2015 04:19 PM by DSD

My buddy found this deep in the mud of a shallow lake, just offshore of the l...

12 12-14-2015 12:23 AM
View poopiekat's profile

A Quickie Shelton Handplane Pictorial

12-11-2015 04:10 PM by poopiekat

Seems like there’s a bit of renewed curiosity about Shelton planes, so ...

9 12-12-2015 08:02 PM
View BakerWorks's profile

Hand carved signs

12-11-2015 02:20 AM by BakerWorks

Hi all, I was hoping to get some information about getting into a new type...

3 12-12-2015 12:52 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

What can I use instead of aerosol glue?

12-08-2015 10:41 PM by Sanderguy777

I sharpen most of my tools on sandpaper and a flat surface. I know I should u...

11 12-11-2015 11:47 AM
View bobasaurus's profile

New Planes Day

12-08-2015 06:15 PM by bobasaurus

Had a package from Lee Valley on my doorstep yesterday, got part of my cyber ...

10 12-11-2015 04:22 AM
View wheelweaver's profile

Finding a Mortising Bit

11-06-2013 05:38 PM by wheelweaver

Hey fellow woodworkers! I just got an old Ezra Gould-pattern foot-powered mor...

1 12-11-2015 03:57 AM
View treesner's profile

sigma stone vs sigma select stone

12-11-2015 02:36 AM by treesner

I’m interested in a 6,000 and 13,000 sigma sharpening stone. I’m...

2 12-11-2015 02:43 AM
View kenthemadcarpenter's profile


11-28-2015 12:09 AM by kenthemadcarpenter

I’m looking to hone my skills, I honestly would like to move away from ...

19 12-10-2015 06:40 PM

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