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Stanley 41-44

09-12-2015 12:07 PM by canadianchips

I often wonder.Did people actually use these planes in 1800&#...

1 09-12-2015 12:17 PM
View loiblb's profile

Old Tyzack tenon saw needs a little tlc

09-12-2015 01:31 AM by loiblb

I bought a very old looking Tyzack nonparallel tenon saw for $2.00 at a flea ...

1 09-12-2015 02:30 AM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Hickory drawbored pins?

09-11-2015 06:47 PM by newwoodbutcher

I’m building a work bench for myself. The top will be 4”- 4 1/2&#...

2 09-11-2015 07:22 PM
View ElChe's profile

What film is on my new to me Ulmia two cherries gouges? I am stumped.

09-05-2015 05:22 AM by ElChe

Bought a set of Ulmia Two Cherries gouges on the bay. There’s some type...

10 09-11-2015 03:36 AM
View missesalot's profile

Help me buy tools

09-10-2015 03:02 PM by missesalot

Have 200 to spend on tools. I’m just starting out in woodworking and h...

19 09-11-2015 02:30 AM
View TomiRosso's profile

Union mfg co planes

09-08-2015 12:49 PM by TomiRosso

Hi, I think there are some rock solid experts who know everything of Union...

4 09-10-2015 09:32 AM
View Ajs73's profile

Need tool I'd help, please

09-09-2015 08:42 AM by Ajs73

Hi all, I picked up a box of misc. toolsat auction for $2 and need help with ...

1 09-09-2015 11:40 AM
View Gwjames's profile

Stanley 102

09-07-2015 01:10 AM by Gwjames

Just looking for some opinions on this little guy.

10 09-09-2015 09:36 AM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile (online now)

How do (You),,,Collect Tools ?

09-07-2015 12:09 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

How do you Collect ?,,,anything and everything ,,,or do you prioritize ? M...

16 09-08-2015 10:06 PM
View WhereIsMyPencil's profile

(closed) Pencil misplacement solved by carpenter's new invention

09-08-2015 03:06 AM by WhereIsMyPencil

Hi guys, as a carpenter with a background in boat building, I’ve been a...

18 09-08-2015 06:19 PM
View Furnitude's profile

Evaporust question

04-04-2015 09:34 PM by Furnitude

I wanted to clean up a Hock blade and chipbreaker so I soaked them in Evaporu...

9 09-08-2015 03:24 PM
View MarkMaleski's profile

Announcement: Hammer Veneering & Inlay Class (Sep 2015)

09-08-2015 03:07 AM by MarkMaleski

Hello all, I’d like to spread the news about a 3-day class that our loc...

0 09-08-2015 03:07 AM
View DocChris's profile

Need Help Identifying A Bailey 4 1/2

09-01-2015 09:34 AM by DocChris

Good day sirs! Newbie to woodworking here. I’ve recently found myself in need...

9 09-07-2015 03:47 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Auriou cabinet rasp problem

09-04-2015 08:31 PM by ColonelTravis

Got an Auriou 9 inch, 10 grain cabinet rasp because it’s hand stitched ...

5 09-07-2015 01:24 PM
View Benvolio's profile

An innovation in free-hand sharpening?

08-19-2013 12:44 AM by Benvolio

I’ve been thinking for ages that there has to be a better way to do fre...

42 09-07-2015 12:07 AM
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09-05-2015 12:43 AM by canadianchips

Hi. I needed some tool therapy today. Went for 1 hr drive to city I rarely go...

4 09-06-2015 12:42 AM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Benchcrafted vise advice

09-02-2015 10:26 PM by newwoodbutcher

After 23 years I’m finally building a proper work bench. Up till now I’ve be...

3 09-05-2015 03:07 PM
View BurlyBob's profile

I got a question on hand planes.

09-05-2015 12:18 AM by BurlyBob

I was at a flea market earlier today and saw an Ohio #4 hand plane. The guy ...

6 09-05-2015 12:13 PM
View LeslieJohn's profile

Handplane sharpness

09-03-2015 05:49 AM by LeslieJohn

Hi I need some information about handplane sharpness. I bought a combination ...

15 09-05-2015 01:55 AM
View Siegs's profile

Need chisel help

09-02-2015 02:20 AM by Siegs

I’m looking at getting some new chisels but don’t want to break t...

25 09-04-2015 04:23 PM

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