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View Dan Krager's profile

Stanley brace jaw spring

04-13-2013 12:53 AM by Dan Krager

I have a Stanley No 965 10 in brace with the setup pictured. I believe there...

10 10-16-2013 11:59 PM
View 12strings's profile

free 1/2" mortise chisel

10-16-2013 02:33 AM by 12strings

I will be attending the woodworking in America marketplace this Friday in Cov...

4 10-16-2013 02:25 PM
View KimKnox's profile


10-14-2013 11:00 AM by KimKnox

Hello, I am thinking on purchasing a Moberg spokeshave. Can’t find a t...

6 10-15-2013 04:42 PM
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

Need info about a DUNLAP hand plane (i'm new to this stuff!)

10-11-2013 02:04 AM by Sawdustmaker115

So a couple of nights ago i decided to look through m...

27 10-15-2013 11:06 AM
View Jerlac's profile

Antique tool

10-14-2013 10:25 AM by Jerlac

Can anyone help me to identify this tool

9 10-15-2013 01:09 AM
View 12strings's profile

bench construction details

10-14-2013 09:30 PM by 12strings

I see many benches with dovetails joining an end cap to the front apron…...

4 10-14-2013 10:34 PM
View Matt's profile

OLD Disston & Son saw...with a twist

04-02-2013 08:43 AM by Matt

Hello Everyone and Happy Easter. I joined this forum a few seconds ago becaus...

14 10-14-2013 10:02 PM
View John Schluter's profile

ID metal hand plane

10-14-2013 10:51 AM by John Schluter

I ran across a wooden tool box about a year ago that belonged to my grandfath...

3 10-14-2013 03:30 PM
View BJODay's profile

Overpriced strop

10-11-2013 12:36 AM by BJODay

Pardon my rant: I’ve been using my chisels to make M&T joints. I...

21 10-14-2013 12:23 PM
View Eddie_T's profile

Low Cost Dividers

10-13-2013 07:09 PM by Eddie_T

I don’t have a great use for dividers but on occasion could find them u...

4 10-14-2013 02:41 AM
View alexdom_89's profile

work bench makers mark?

10-12-2013 11:21 PM by alexdom_89

So while cleaning up my old work bench I noticed in a corner that it was bran...

13 10-13-2013 01:19 PM
View b2rtch's profile

1 3/4 x 6 Hand Plane Iron

10-12-2013 06:52 PM by b2rtch

I am looking for a 1 3/4×6 hand plane Iron to restore a craftsman plane....

8 10-12-2013 11:02 PM
View wvjack's profile

roy's back

10-12-2013 11:35 AM by wvjack

The Woodwright Shop is now online for the 2013-14 season. http://www.pbs.o...

1 10-12-2013 11:55 AM
View 12strings's profile

Jointer Plane Iron: Camber or not?

06-30-2012 10:42 PM by 12strings

Let the Debate begin! On your Jointer plane, do you have a slight camber on ...

9 10-12-2013 02:49 AM
View JADobson's profile

ID a hammer head

10-06-2013 02:38 AM by JADobson

I found a rusty framing hammer head behind my house the other day. I was clea...

11 10-12-2013 01:13 AM
View jamesicus's profile

When Nicholson was king

10-10-2013 01:13 AM by jamesicus

1924 Advertisement

6 10-10-2013 10:04 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Flea Market Days Find

10-06-2013 01:06 PM by HorizontalMike

Possible gloat here, but still sorting things out. Found these at a local Ma...

32 10-10-2013 03:58 PM
View jamesicus's profile

Yankee Radio Tool ads

10-10-2013 03:42 AM by jamesicus

I have added this 1924 ad …....... .......... to my Radio Tools ...

1 10-10-2013 04:23 AM
View jonah's profile

Talk Me Into a Wooden Jointer Plane

09-26-2013 12:19 AM by jonah

I’ve been spending some time acquiring and rehabbing some old Stanley b...

20 10-10-2013 02:31 AM
View 12strings's profile

lee valley "contour planes"

10-09-2013 08:59 PM by 12strings

Has anyone used these…they are basically old-style wooden spokeshaves. ...

1 10-09-2013 10:06 PM

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