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Beginner wanting to build a bench, also some tool questions.

01-06-2014 03:43 PM by NoValidTitle

So I’m beginning to shop around for tools to start my woodworking journ...

21 01-08-2014 04:54 AM
View Brit's profile

Ken Hawley talking about his amazing tool collection

12-29-2013 06:29 PM by Brit

This man has forgotten more about tools than most of us will ever know. His c...

18 01-07-2014 07:45 PM
View richardwootton's profile

Home Made Honing Guide?

03-09-2013 01:54 AM by richardwootton

Has anyone here made a honing guide for plane irons before? I don’t use...

11 01-07-2014 02:00 PM
View Eddie's profile

Most important chisel sizes?

01-06-2014 04:38 PM by Eddie

Hi guys, I have tried searching but not finding the info I was hoping. ...

9 01-06-2014 10:04 PM
View 12strings's profile

Hand drill Ferrule repair

01-03-2014 02:57 AM by 12strings

Hi all, I and trying to rehab this hand drill for my dad. It has a wooden...

17 01-06-2014 09:43 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

drill drivers

01-05-2014 03:07 PM by 3285jeff

Can anyone give me some good info on the flip drill driver,,,what is a good b...

3 01-06-2014 02:31 AM
View b2rtch's profile

TOOL of the YEAR

12-12-2013 11:14 PM by b2rtch

Which tool that you bought since the beginning of 2013 most:1-improved your w...

107 01-06-2014 12:48 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

flip drill drivers

01-05-2014 12:38 PM by 3285jeff

can anyone give me some good info on the flip drill drivers,,i know they have...

2 01-05-2014 11:04 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Hickory irons

01-05-2014 05:15 AM by diverlloyd

So I purchased a box of planes and parts at a flea market. The box had a bunc...

4 01-05-2014 10:51 PM
View Polvalt's profile

Which plane should I keep and use, which to sell?

12-30-2013 03:18 PM by Polvalt

I recently came across two stanley #5 planes. I picked up both because neith...

19 01-05-2014 09:13 PM
View fredd3039's profile

Plane blade not adjusting

01-05-2014 04:38 PM by fredd3039

Hello all,I have a question about lever cap screws and their proper tightness...

2 01-05-2014 07:18 PM
View Adam's profile

Infill Lever Cap Question

01-04-2014 09:21 PM by Adam

How close to the edge of the blade can the lever cap be without the shavings ...

0 01-04-2014 09:21 PM
View Liogier's profile

A comprehensive article presenting hand-stitched wood rasp

01-03-2014 05:46 PM by Liogier

originally published is the issue #115 of the highly respected magazine ̶...

1 01-04-2014 03:31 PM
View toehead's profile

?what type of plane to clean up cherry slab?

01-03-2014 03:32 AM by toehead

I’m new to wood working and after a few frames,gates and miter bench I ...

4 01-03-2014 04:58 PM
View DrHorrible's profile

Beginner, should I get hand planes?

12-30-2013 04:11 PM by DrHorrible

I am very, very early into woodworking. I just built myself a workbench (free...

21 01-03-2014 04:18 AM
View BustedClock's profile

Sole Lubrication and Rust Protection

01-02-2014 02:11 AM by BustedClock

I’m not sure what gave me the idea to do this, but I’ve been spra...

10 01-02-2014 04:19 PM
View DocSavage45's profile

Help with repair of #6 hand plane

12-31-2013 07:52 PM by DocSavage45

Stumpy suggested I ask the LJ’s for help in identifying and...

22 01-02-2014 03:34 PM
View breaknrn's profile

Rod Dehumifiers To Prevent Rust?

12-29-2013 04:59 PM by breaknrn

Hi Fellow Lumberjocks, I need a bit of help and this place has tons of sma...

5 01-02-2014 08:44 AM
View cutworm's profile

Tool Gloat

12-25-2013 02:50 PM by cutworm

Top this if you can. From my Granddaughter.

20 01-02-2014 01:13 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Polshing plane parts (not brass)

12-31-2013 09:52 PM by lateralus819

Curious if any of you found products that can bring a high polish to the sole...

19 01-01-2014 07:05 PM

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