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View Thuzmund's profile

Any experience replacing cheapo stamped metal frogs on hand planes?

10-14-2015 11:07 PM by Thuzmund

Just picked up a plane with one of those really really bad stamped metal frog...

11 10-17-2015 12:01 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Carpenters Axe?

10-16-2015 03:14 AM by Klickitat

So I was watching a British chap and he picks up a hatchet to narrow a board ...

5 10-16-2015 03:25 PM
View roderick's profile

Can't remove chuck from PC7515 corded 1/2" drill

10-15-2015 03:37 PM by roderick

I have removed the ACME bolt from inside the chuck. Inserted a 1/2” all...

4 10-15-2015 08:01 PM
View MattB101's profile

Tool Outlines for Pegboard/Wall

10-05-2015 05:51 AM by MattB101

Is there someplace that I can buy stencils or stickers of tool outlines for m...

12 10-15-2015 11:25 AM
View tblake1984's profile

Stanley #3

10-12-2015 02:28 PM by tblake1984

I pilfered my father’s old Stanley #3 and I believe it to be a Type 12 ...

12 10-14-2015 09:44 AM
View AnthonyHbm's profile

Help Identifying Eggbeater Hand Drill

10-13-2015 04:53 PM by AnthonyHbm

Hello fellow woodworkers, I recently acquired an eggbeater hand drill and ...

2 10-13-2015 05:10 PM
View nmssis's profile

Restoring Handplane Knob?

10-04-2015 05:38 PM by nmssis

Again to the experts…is this salvageable? Was thinking of ...

33 10-12-2015 04:07 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Coach Maker's plane (Definition Please)

10-10-2015 08:03 PM by Klickitat

I see coach maker planes online in the various places that I haunt on the int...

4 10-12-2015 02:55 PM
View monster1971's profile

Picked up Columbian and Wilton Vises off of CL - Next step

10-07-2015 07:28 PM by monster1971

Check these out. I am so pumped I was able to find these at a decent ...

17 10-12-2015 02:51 PM
View Ocelot's profile

Hollows and Rounds

10-10-2015 02:11 AM by Ocelot

Last year I started down the slippery slope with hand planes – and sinc...

24 10-12-2015 02:51 PM
View Reynie's profile

Help: Should I return my Wood River No 5

10-09-2015 03:12 PM by Reynie

Hey all, I’m fairly new to the site, and very new to woodworking. I ...

10 10-12-2015 02:51 PM
View MrRon's profile

What is the value of re-branded tools?

10-09-2015 06:58 PM by MrRon

I’m talking about tools that were marketed by stores like Sears and Mon...

8 10-11-2015 06:27 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Check out this saw

10-10-2015 05:12 PM by FancyShoes

Not sure what type it is, but its in great shape!

6 10-11-2015 12:29 AM
View jobewan's profile

East Coast Transplant - Where are the best picker spots in Bay Area?

10-09-2015 12:01 AM by jobewan

Hey Folks, I am somewhat of a new transplant out in the SF Bay Area –...

5 10-09-2015 10:44 PM
View realityinabox's profile

Got a real surprise in my dad's garage yesterday!

10-05-2015 03:38 PM by realityinabox

For as long as I can remember, my dad’s garage has been the home of a r...

16 10-09-2015 06:34 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Something new in my woodworking--I broke a chisel

09-03-2015 01:55 AM by CharlesA

I’ve had a set of Irwin Marples Chisels for about 3 or 4 years. I was ...

44 10-09-2015 04:17 PM
View MattB101's profile

How long do you look..?

06-19-2015 05:29 PM by MattB101

In your shop, how long do you search for a missing tool before you say the he...

71 10-05-2015 10:56 AM
View Wannabe WoodWorkers's profile

Plane Lever Cap Size

10-02-2015 07:49 PM by Wannabe WoodWorkers

Short version: Not ideal but can I use a 2” lever cap on a plane with 2...

6 10-04-2015 12:08 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Is this old stanley salvagable?

10-03-2015 10:33 PM by FancyShoes

I picked it up at a auction today for $2. I noticed it is pretty beat up, and...

5 10-04-2015 04:45 AM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Looking for tools

10-04-2015 01:53 AM by MissouriOutdoors88

Hey fellow LJ’s, I am searching for folks on here who may have some ol...

1 10-04-2015 04:27 AM

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