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View giser3546's profile

Hand planes not seeming to cooperate.

08-18-2014 02:06 AM by giser3546

I have few different hand planes… #3, #7 prewar Stanley, a #5, and a lo...

10 08-18-2014 07:27 PM
View Jim B's profile

Using vs. selling

08-15-2014 02:58 PM by Jim B

New member here. I have a tendency to lurk on forums without posting much, bu...

18 08-18-2014 01:28 AM
View Don W's profile

Looking for input from all Pennsylvania rust hunters

08-08-2014 06:00 PM by Don W

My wife and I have decided to take a few day for our anniversary and head to ...

7 08-17-2014 08:22 PM
View Ocelot's profile

Great deal right now on granite surface plate - not any more

08-05-2014 01:45 AM by Ocelot

[EDITED 8/15/14] Amazon’s current price is up to $97.90 with free ship...

13 08-15-2014 08:18 PM
View spclPatrolGroup's profile

Which pannel saw?

08-15-2014 03:45 AM by spclPatrolGroup

I have some amazon gift cards that I want to use to pick up a panel saw. I wa...

8 08-15-2014 03:49 PM
View JFred's profile

Stanley level

08-14-2014 07:48 PM by JFred

OK LJ Family, Needing some help on a stanley level SW. Is it possible to r...

4 08-14-2014 11:35 PM
View Robert Tutsky's profile

Hand Plane Edge Fence Build

08-14-2014 07:13 PM by Robert Tutsky

Recently I was having difficulty keeping a planed board edge square to the fa...

3 08-14-2014 09:14 PM
View Deltarich's profile

Veritas Low Angle Jack Plane and Lie Nielsen Blade?

08-13-2014 03:58 AM by Deltarich

I was reading an article posted by Marc Spagnuolo on the merits of the low an...

4 08-14-2014 05:28 PM
View Spratley's profile

Can anyone shed light on the Kordon Company of Cleveland, Ohio

08-29-2012 08:35 PM by Spratley

Does anyone know about this company? Don’t bother googling it, all you...

1 08-14-2014 03:16 PM
View comboprof's profile

Tool handles and boiled linseed oil questions.

08-14-2014 12:49 AM by comboprof

I have a few quick questions when soaking newly sanded vintage handles in BLO...

2 08-14-2014 01:07 AM
View HibbittyDibbitty's profile

Tuning up chisels - a quick [probably stupid] question

08-13-2014 12:45 AM by HibbittyDibbitty

I fully understand how dumb some of you will think I am for asking this quest...

17 08-14-2014 12:38 AM
View Ericc22's profile

Miter Box advise

08-09-2014 03:03 PM by Ericc22

Greetings, I am interested in purchasing a dead-on miter box. I will use i...

6 08-12-2014 03:50 AM
View Chuckiep268's profile

Masterforce F clamp vs. bessey tradesman clamp

02-17-2014 03:00 AM by Chuckiep268

I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the Menards Masterforce F c...

11 08-12-2014 03:45 AM
View Billy E's profile

Trying to decide on first (maybe only) handplane

08-05-2014 05:19 PM by Billy E

I’m trying to decide between a jack plane (15”) and a jointer pla...

31 08-11-2014 05:33 PM
View kyscroller's profile

Question on a Craftsman Plane

08-10-2014 12:39 AM by kyscroller

I picked up a Craftsman hand plane today for $10.00. Hope I didn’t do t...

6 08-11-2014 09:17 AM
View txn's profile

what are these worth?

08-09-2014 10:09 PM by txn

Got the square bench dogs out of a barn a few months ago and had plans to bui...

7 08-10-2014 12:27 PM
View Brendon's profile

Thomas Falconer Plow

08-07-2014 06:52 PM by Brendon

Hi everyone,Has anybody got any information on the Thomas Falconer Plow plane...

2 08-10-2014 07:16 AM
View Ripthorn's profile

Why Are Plow Plane Irons So Tapered?

02-14-2014 04:38 PM by Ripthorn

I have this odd hankering to try building a plow plane. Only twist is that I...

7 08-09-2014 09:25 PM
View spclPatrolGroup's profile

Effective workbench size, portability

08-05-2014 05:10 AM by spclPatrolGroup

I am going to build a new workbench. It gets too cold in the winter to be in ...

10 08-09-2014 02:41 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Tongue & Groove planes

08-08-2014 06:53 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey folks, I have a hankering for getting a T&G plane for some projects. ...

3 08-08-2014 07:52 PM

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