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View Francisco Luna's profile

A Good Jointer for sale @ Ebay.......45 min left

522 days ago by Francisco Luna

This is a good one #7, SS version, that means improved, thiker chip breaker...

3 522 days ago
View Ted78's profile

What to look for in old wooden bodies planes?

522 days ago by Ted78

I have been frequenting antique/junk malls lately, You know the kind where e...

2 522 days ago
View gsimon's profile

What kind of Plane do I own?

523 days ago by gsimon

Hi AllI found an old plane in our first house and all it has in the cast ...

9 523 days ago
View Deycart's profile

Source for saw files.

591 days ago by Deycart

I was wondering if anyone had a good source for triangular files for sharpeni...

16 524 days ago
View spooled's profile

Best file for cleaning up mortises

524 days ago by spooled

I just finished building a Morris Chair with mortise and tenon joinery. This ...

10 524 days ago
View jakep_82's profile

Type 19 or 20?

524 days ago by jakep_82

I bought this plane on ebay with the plan to clean it up and use it. I’...

0 524 days ago
View socrbent's profile

Setting tool bars in handles

527 days ago by socrbent

I have turned 4 maple handles for 1/2” bars. Using the mortising attach...

3 525 days ago
View Spur's profile

Disston No 15 coping saw any good?

526 days ago by Spur

I picked up a Disston coping saw no 15 since I have some junky ones that are ...

2 525 days ago
View david_larch's profile

Old-ish hand tool I.d.

525 days ago by david_larch

My buddy is in New England for a family function and sent me some pics of too...

2 525 days ago
View airman's profile

best handplane

536 days ago by airman

The Wood Show will be here soon and I have almost convinced myself to buy a g...

18 525 days ago
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Shooting Board - Wife

526 days ago by Gerald Thompson

My wife has always taken some what of a dim view on the use of hand tools esp...

6 526 days ago
View paratrooper34's profile

Hand Saw Sharpening Demystified (for me at least!)

534 days ago by paratrooper34

Hi All, so after a crushing Patriots loss and a bad first foray into commenti...

16 526 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Identify these old hand planes? Good deal?

526 days ago by Eddie

Hi guys, I have been looking at picking up an older plane off of craigslist....

4 526 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

WTB: Cap for Stanley 220 plane.

540 days ago by Lee Barker

That pretty much says it. Condition requirements: It’s not broken lik...

6 526 days ago
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Made a chatter tool for Wood Turning

986 days ago by Arlin Eastman

Today I made a chatter tool for woodturning. I used an old cutting tool and ...

17 526 days ago
View Joseph Crivelli's profile

Adjustable T-Square

527 days ago by Joseph Crivelli

On American Woodshop Episode 1910 Outdoor Accents, Scott Phillips uses a blac...

16 526 days ago
View Don W's profile

Sargent Plane Information

698 days ago by Don W

After acquiring a few Sargent Block planes I’ve grown a fondness for th...

26 526 days ago
View Pimzedd's profile

Stanley #48 Tongue and Groove Plane - How old is it and is it worth $25

527 days ago by Pimzedd

I went to an auction West of Fort Worth, Texas last week. During the auction ...

2 527 days ago
View melliott's profile

Bailey No 5

530 days ago by melliott

Picked up a bailey No 5 hand plane that is in good condition. It is complete ...

16 528 days ago
View groy87's profile

Books on Japanese hand tools

528 days ago by groy87

Since december last year I’ve been trying to get a copy of toshiro odat...

3 528 days ago

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