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View Pendragon1998's profile

First router plane - small or large?

03-30-2014 01:27 AM by Pendragon1998

I’m trying to decide on my first router plane. I want to make some sma...

5 03-30-2014 09:01 PM
View ChipBreaker's profile

What is a decent asking price for this Disston D-95?

03-28-2014 03:08 PM by ChipBreaker

Just need a little advice. Looking to sell it in the trade thread. Kind of a ...

9 03-30-2014 01:40 PM
View TechTeacher04's profile

Lie Nielsen 62 Low Angle Jack Plane Blades

03-30-2014 12:02 AM by TechTeacher04

I currently own the Lie Nielsen 62 plane. I have 2 blades ones sharpened at a...

3 03-30-2014 03:10 AM
View BustedClock's profile


03-25-2014 02:26 AM by BustedClock

I accidentally bought this plane on the ikkyBay. Don’t ask you one acci...

6 03-29-2014 11:05 PM
View uMinded's profile

Choosing Sharpening Grits

03-28-2014 12:55 PM by uMinded

I have a WIDE selection of grits to choose from and would like some advice on...

3 03-28-2014 04:21 PM
View Rob's profile

Lee Valley sells 3 types of honing guides. What's the difference?

03-27-2014 05:07 AM by Rob

Lee Valley sells 3 types of honing guides on this page: http://www.leevalley....

12 03-27-2014 11:56 PM
View RJHansen60's profile

OLD Japanese Soko-shakuri kanna Groove plane 18mm Jinko Daiku

03-27-2014 09:21 PM by RJHansen60

Picked this up via e-bay, planning to restore it to a good working condition...

1 03-27-2014 09:37 PM
View Mark E.'s profile

Take a look at this, for sale on eBay

03-26-2014 10:40 PM by Mark E.

Way out of my price range. This is one of the cooler things I have seen on eBay.

5 03-26-2014 11:07 PM
View Garett's profile

To buy or not to buy (planes)

03-23-2014 03:27 AM by Garett

Hey, my name is Garett I’m from Cape Breton, Canada. I read lumberjocks...

21 03-26-2014 01:51 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Looking for Some Decent Rasps on a Budget

03-18-2014 09:52 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, My birthday is coming up and I need you all to send me your rasp...

9 03-26-2014 02:27 AM
View Craig Havran's profile

Forstner Bit help!!

03-25-2014 02:46 PM by Craig Havran

Hopefully I’m not duplicating another post, but when I’m searchin...

10 03-26-2014 01:07 AM
View ChipBreaker's profile

New to hand planes... Identification and value assistance :)

03-25-2014 03:51 PM by ChipBreaker

I saw these two planes up for sale. Help identifying them and value?! Thanks!

19 03-25-2014 11:27 PM
View Ray's profile

Cutting gauge blade removal/sharpening

03-24-2014 02:35 AM by Ray

Need some help. Should the cutting blades be removable? If so, how do I do it...

2 03-25-2014 09:17 PM
View LeChuck's profile

Grizzly Jointer Plane

12-31-2012 05:04 PM by LeChuck

Hi folks, Does anyone have experience with the #7 jointer planes that Griz...

18 03-25-2014 06:23 PM
View Bieser's profile

Miter box saw

03-25-2014 01:50 PM by Bieser

My search function is not working for some reason and I am sure this question...

2 03-25-2014 02:17 PM
View jdh122's profile

Is this a crime?

03-24-2014 03:36 PM by jdh122

Not sure what the punishment is or should be, but this should definitely be i...

9 03-24-2014 11:52 PM
View lateralus819's profile

where to find Sargent #410/#418/#422 frog

03-24-2014 05:35 AM by lateralus819

In need of a frog for a sargent #418 or #422 sargent, not sure of type. Bough...

1 03-24-2014 09:57 PM
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03-24-2014 07:02 PM by MapleHead

I’ve been considering how to add my logo to my guitar, ( my last name)....

1 03-24-2014 07:13 PM
View Picklehead's profile

Yet another "which spokeshave should l buy" question!

03-23-2014 11:03 PM by Picklehead

I’m planning on buying a spokeshave to use mainly (at first, anyway) fo...

9 03-24-2014 04:59 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Stopping Spokeshave Chatter

03-18-2014 04:41 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, I was using my spokeshave today and couldn’t get the d...

7 03-24-2014 01:32 PM

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