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View DocBailey's profile

Latest tool haul

08-24-2013 08:31 PM by DocBailey

I recently acquired this user-made chest of tools, owned by a carpenter. Ther...

5 08-25-2013 01:42 AM
View Hugh_McAndrew's profile

Veritas No.6 Cleanup

08-24-2013 08:33 PM by Hugh_McAndrew

Hey guys, I’m looking for a little advice on cleaning up a plane. I fou...

3 08-24-2013 10:02 PM
View Eddie's profile

Getting deeper into vintage hand tools (tool gloat)

08-24-2013 08:01 AM by Eddie

I have been hoping to come by a few certain hand tools at the local flea mark...

9 08-24-2013 05:51 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Stanley #45 Grab, and a "Whatizzit"

08-11-2013 06:42 PM by poopiekat

On Saturday, at a community Yard Sale, I found a really righteous Stanley #45...

16 08-24-2013 01:11 AM
View rpx200's profile

Am I doomed?

08-20-2013 09:00 PM by rpx200

Honestly, I don’t quite know how I’ve ended up in this position.I...

49 08-23-2013 05:09 AM
View EricTy's profile

Haul on Craigslist and just had to share

08-12-2013 11:29 PM by EricTy

So I answered this craigslist ad that had some pics of hand chisels and such....

20 08-22-2013 10:41 PM
View MaroonGoon's profile

My first experience with cabinet scrapers...

08-18-2013 06:38 PM by MaroonGoon

I have to admit that I have been a bit intimidated by cabinet scrapers. I had...

22 08-22-2013 12:24 PM
View badcrayon's profile

Has anyone tried making their own version of the jointmaker pro?

08-22-2013 07:10 AM by badcrayon

I love the idea of this product but I just do not have a thousand dollars to ...

3 08-22-2013 10:55 AM
View Greg In Maryland's profile

Stanley Mitre Box and Disston Saw

08-21-2013 03:52 AM by Greg In Maryland

This is by far the most exciting tool find that I have ever purchased. Below...

9 08-22-2013 01:55 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Thursday Handplane grabs!

08-09-2013 12:36 AM by poopiekat

There’s a Habitat for Humanity Re-store center in my city, and among al...

18 08-22-2013 01:54 AM
View Marcus's profile

5th Anniversary Gift...what to get?

08-20-2013 08:00 PM by Marcus

So my wife came up to me yesterday and said “You know it’s our fi...

19 08-22-2013 01:38 AM
View JJohnston's profile

Has this plane iron been burned?

08-20-2013 02:00 AM by JJohnston

This is the iron from an eBay no. 7, just out of the Evaporust and dried off....

11 08-21-2013 12:22 PM
View Dallas's profile

Sargent Plane ID

09-10-2011 07:05 PM by Dallas

I have a Sargent plane I bought several years ago for the princely sum of $3 ...

10 08-20-2013 08:08 PM
View Boodles's profile

Restoring Old Hand Tools

08-17-2013 12:54 AM by Boodles

Hello Everyone! I apologize for the amount of pictures which are to follow...

10 08-20-2013 07:31 PM
View sgmdwk's profile

Bringing the best out of a bad plane

07-27-2013 12:18 AM by sgmdwk

You can teach an old dog new tricks. A few months back I bought a pair of ...

17 08-19-2013 09:11 PM
View Don W's profile

A weekend of fun in the sun, and some tools to boot.

08-19-2013 12:20 AM by Don W

The wife and I took out now yearly trip to the Madison-Bouckville Antique sho...

26 08-19-2013 07:18 PM
View Tedstor's profile

Workbench (impulse buy)

08-17-2013 03:35 AM by Tedstor

So I have intended to build myself a new workbench for quite some time now. I...

7 08-17-2013 07:34 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Epoxy Mixture

07-31-2013 09:42 AM by hiswillus

Gluing up a couple pieces of olive wood with a hacsaw blade inbetween to make...

7 08-17-2013 05:54 AM
View SurfHunter's profile

Looking to buy my first set of hand planes & Need advice

08-16-2013 01:14 AM by SurfHunter

I’m looking to pick up a couple of hand planes for my garage shop, I fe...

19 08-16-2013 10:24 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Sleeper hand tools?

08-12-2013 09:57 PM by natenaaron

I stumbled on the Narex chisels and have been plenty happy with them. They n...

23 08-16-2013 09:55 PM

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