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Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

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View Carpintero's profile

from square to round

544 days ago by Carpintero

I’m building a chair (using hand tools only, of course) that has square...

4 544 days ago
View Dozerboy's profile

New Lie-Nielsen Tapered Dovetail Saw

544 days ago by Dozerboy

Hey guys, Longtime lurker posting for the first time, so greetings fro...

0 544 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Do you own this Automatic Letter Stamp?

549 days ago by Lee Barker

I just noticed it at Highland Woodworking here. Actually I first noticed i...

8 545 days ago
View Francisco Luna's profile

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

545 days ago by Francisco Luna

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

3 545 days ago
View Ted78's profile

What to look for in old wooden bodies planes?

545 days ago by Ted78

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

2 545 days ago
View gsimon's profile

What kind of Plane do I own?

546 days ago by gsimon

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

9 546 days ago
View Deycart's profile

Source for saw files.

614 days ago by Deycart

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

16 546 days ago
View spooled's profile

Best file for cleaning up mortises

547 days ago by spooled

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

10 547 days ago
View jakep_82's profile

Type 19 or 20?

547 days ago by jakep_82

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

0 547 days ago
View socrbent's profile

Setting tool bars in handles

550 days ago by socrbent

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

3 548 days ago
View Spur's profile

Disston No 15 coping saw any good?

549 days ago by Spur

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

2 548 days ago
View david_larch's profile

Old-ish hand tool I.d.

548 days ago by david_larch

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

2 548 days ago
View airman's profile

best handplane

559 days ago by airman

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

18 548 days ago
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Shooting Board - Wife

549 days ago by Gerald Thompson

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

6 549 days ago
View paratrooper34's profile

Hand Saw Sharpening Demystified (for me at least!)

557 days ago by paratrooper34

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

16 549 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Identify these old hand planes? Good deal?

549 days ago by Eddie

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

4 549 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

WTB: Cap for Stanley 220 plane.

563 days ago by Lee Barker

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

6 549 days ago
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Made a chatter tool for Wood Turning

1009 days ago by Arlin Eastman

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

17 549 days ago
View Joseph Crivelli's profile

Adjustable T-Square

550 days ago by Joseph Crivelli

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

16 549 days ago
View Don W's profile

Sargent Plane Information

721 days ago by Don W

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

26 549 days ago

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