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The Stanley Ambiguous Numerical Designations Forum:

535 days ago by poopiekat

Stanley likes to confuse us by re-using the same numerical ID on two totally ...

9 533 days ago
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What is this hand plane worth? Record #7

533 days ago by mbs

I got the plane bug a few years ago and I’ll be selling some of my dupl...

5 533 days ago
View Vincent Paquette's profile

Wooden Hand Planes

537 days ago by Vincent Paquette

I recently acquired my great grandfathers tools and among them were these two...

9 533 days ago
View Furnitude's profile

Block planes with adjustable mouths -- how often do you adjust them?

537 days ago by Furnitude

I’m in the market for a block plane. I’ve read the reviews of th...

14 534 days ago
View mbs's profile

Anyone follow the antique plane trends?

537 days ago by mbs

I started to collect some old planes and I found that I prefer to have “...

2 534 days ago
View camps764's profile

The Gloat that got away...

535 days ago by camps764

Seeing all of the tool gloat threads, and thinking about my new found love of...

14 534 days ago
View Airframer's profile

Need help identifying this saw..

538 days ago by Airframer

I picked this up at a thrift store over the weekend and am curious about who ...

7 534 days ago
View Eddie's profile

How does this Craftsman Plane look? Good deal for first plane?

534 days ago by Eddie

Hello all, Wanted to ask some of you seasoned hand plane veterans to take a l...

19 534 days ago
View Marcus's profile

I have $500 and no hand planes...

535 days ago by Marcus

Just got a pretty good bonus at work and I’ve had it in my head for a w...

17 534 days ago
View ScottinTexas's profile

Best intro to hand planes

534 days ago by ScottinTexas

I know virtually nothing about hand planes. Has anyone found a good tutoria...

6 534 days ago
View Elizabeth's profile

Estate sale: what planes did I find?

559 days ago by Elizabeth

I am a complete handplane newbie, but I want to learn more. This weekend I...

12 534 days ago
View DavidNorth's profile

Chopping overlapping mortices without breakout

556 days ago by DavidNorth

I’m in the process of building the Seaton Marking gauge form this artic...

4 535 days ago
View Brett's profile

Round stamp marks on Starrett 13 double square

535 days ago by Brett

I bought a 4” Starrett 13 double square recently that is in good shape,...

1 535 days ago
View woodworker59's profile

need some saw advice

535 days ago by woodworker59

okay all you saw experts, picked up this saw for a dollar, actual...

3 535 days ago
View Quanter50's profile

Identification on (sharpening?) stone found in creek

535 days ago by Quanter50

Ok, I found this rod in the creek a few days ago. I first thought it was a ho...

4 535 days ago
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I won I won - tool gloat

540 days ago by david_larch

I finally went and joined the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association this wee...

13 536 days ago
View Brett's profile

Ever heard of a Stanley No. 5 Bullnose Plane?

536 days ago by Brett

(Sorry if this is a duplicate) I think Patrick Leach needs to add this ...

9 536 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Veritas block planes with Tote

713 days ago by 12strings

Has anyone used the Veritas block planes with that attachable rear tote they ...

5 536 days ago
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Lie-Nielsen 60 1/2 Block Plane vs 507 Rabbit Block Plane

537 days ago by dahenley

I am looking at buying a block plane, and wanted everyones opinion on which i...

11 536 days ago
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Love It!

536 days ago by Gerald Thompson

Everytime I use my LV LA block plain I love it more. I just got done on getti...

1 536 days ago

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