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Faithfull Hand Planes. What's the Catch?

04-06-2013 12:26 AM by Benvolio

So these planes have patchy reviews on the net but what’s there is gene...

13 10-25-2015 08:37 PM
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YASQ (Yet Another Sharpening Question)

10-05-2015 03:10 PM by Tim S.

TLDR: What do you think of this sharpening system? Coarse Dia-sharp (8 inch, ...

7 10-25-2015 08:33 PM
View drewpy's profile

vintage hand saw?

10-25-2015 03:39 PM by drewpy

Hi all. I’m looking for a hand saw to make simple cross cuts without fi...

4 10-25-2015 05:39 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Anyone ordered from Craftsman Studio site?

10-04-2015 04:13 PM by BigJohn

Just wondering I want to order a LN chisel but their website charges $18 ship...

5 10-25-2015 03:44 AM
View Fired_Yo_Momma's profile

So I am Going to Zurich and London, what Tools should I look for?

10-07-2015 02:37 AM by Fired_Yo_Momma

So the wifey and I are going to Zurich and London, actually flying into Londo...

11 10-24-2015 07:27 PM
View zippymorocco's profile

Brand new to planes and would love advice

10-22-2015 12:14 AM by zippymorocco

Hello all, I was given a wood river block plane a month ago and then purch...

16 10-24-2015 05:22 PM
View Blogarican's profile

what hand planers should I buy

10-09-2015 03:32 PM by Blogarican

Sorry if this is a redundant post but I didn’t find anything in the arc...

37 10-24-2015 09:37 AM
View knockknock's profile

I spy with my little eye:

10-22-2015 11:51 PM by knockknock

So I am watching an old episode of ‘The Artful Detective / Murdoch Myst...

4 10-23-2015 06:02 AM
View bruc101's profile

If it could only talk

10-23-2015 01:30 AM by bruc101

I bet it would have a story to tell.

1 10-23-2015 02:18 AM
View Catlike's profile

Hand brace chuck

10-22-2015 12:02 AM by Catlike

Is there such a thing as a keyed chuck I can buy for a hand brace? The fac...

3 10-22-2015 05:52 PM
View Mambrax's profile

No4 - Restoration - Opinion

10-20-2015 05:52 PM by Mambrax

I’m restoring a No4 Stanley. Nothing special there. However it’s ...

12 10-21-2015 09:28 PM
View Thuzmund's profile

Question about oils and acid - rusting on tools

09-29-2015 02:47 AM by Thuzmund

Hi, I have a weird question for those with encyclopedic knowledge. I̵...

26 10-19-2015 06:45 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Long Jointer Adjustment

10-16-2015 08:23 PM by Gerald Thompson

Many years ago I came by one of the last Steve Knight’s wooden hand pla...

11 10-19-2015 03:30 AM
View BillSNY's profile

What is it? Who made it?

10-19-2015 12:48 AM by BillSNY

I bought this from feebay. It was listed as “INLAY TOOL PLANE ROUTER GR...

2 10-19-2015 02:57 AM
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Disston Saw ID

10-17-2015 03:55 PM by patcollins

Can anyone identify the saws in the picture? What would you expect to pay fo...

5 10-18-2015 05:29 PM
View JeffP's profile

Stanley No. 6 question

10-15-2015 02:16 AM by JeffP

I recently inherited a Stanley No. 6 The plane overall is in pretty decent...

5 10-17-2015 11:49 PM
View Midway's profile

wood plane

10-15-2015 12:59 PM by Midway

well i guess i am not a wood worker because i don’t have a wood plane. ...

4 10-17-2015 12:07 PM
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
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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
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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

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