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What are the best carving tools for spoons, spatulas, and some general work? (prefer Pfeil)

01-13-2017 05:13 PM by johndeereb

My Dad is into wood working big time. Lately he is really into making spoons...

13 01-22-2017 03:54 AM
View luthierwnc's profile

plane wedge "quick release"?

01-16-2017 03:51 PM by luthierwnc

Hi All, I’m working on a DIY side-rabbet set and plan to wedge the i...

16 01-21-2017 04:20 PM
View Lemwise's profile

He finally caved in. Bought a second hand custom Veritas No 4½.

01-20-2017 03:13 PM by Lemwise

Someone I used to work with bought a custom Veritas No 4½ but after using it ...

6 01-21-2017 04:10 PM
View JCamp's profile

What handplane is this?

01-19-2017 07:02 PM by JCamp

An antique shop close to my house has this handplane. I have no idea who mak...

5 01-19-2017 08:48 PM
View nakmuay's profile

Veritas large shoulder plane blade dimentions

01-19-2017 12:02 AM by nakmuay

I plan on making an infill plane using a veritas large shoulder plane blade. ...

1 01-19-2017 12:04 AM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Strip Sander Make Diy Build Plans-Original!

01-17-2017 02:46 PM by Mrsrdrc

Using creativity to create small, strong, simple sandpaper.Completely origina...

0 01-17-2017 02:46 PM
View Lemwise's profile

Veritas block plane handle and knob.

01-14-2017 06:19 PM by Lemwise

I’ve been using the Veritas LABP for years but only recently added the ...

6 01-16-2017 05:23 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

How do I take apart this Millers Falls block plane?

09-14-2013 09:49 PM by ColonelTravis

Tiny screw on the side is not cooperating. Need to avoid stripping it,...

17 01-16-2017 04:54 PM
View Dagobah's profile

How's this for a sharpening system?

01-16-2017 04:29 AM by Dagobah

I was recently given my grandfather’s Stanley no. 5 and a few Narex chi...

6 01-16-2017 03:18 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking-Hone Your Spokeshave Technique-Important tips!

01-15-2017 01:16 PM by Mrsrdrc

offers tips on using a traditional spokeshave Video link:

1 01-16-2017 06:10 AM
View Tanda4's profile

Your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane - $172

01-15-2017 04:22 PM by Tanda4

What are your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane Set for $172...

3 01-15-2017 05:30 PM
View Ben's profile

Electrolysis on clamps with wood handscrews

01-15-2017 01:06 AM by Ben

Hi All, I scored a nice batch of 8 Jorgensen HD bar clamps today. Aside f...

2 01-15-2017 06:10 AM
View maxhall's profile

VSC tools sharpening jig

01-14-2017 06:47 AM by maxhall Wondering if anyone has ...

3 01-15-2017 01:26 AM
View Andre's profile

L.V. Hand Plane Workshop

01-13-2017 08:23 PM by Andre

Canadians Lee Valley is having a Hand Plane Workshop on January 28.Free just ...

4 01-14-2017 07:55 PM
View JCamp's profile

Looking for some info on these handplanes

12-31-2016 12:57 AM by JCamp

Hey guys. I’m really new to handplanes. I do remember ...

9 01-14-2017 01:45 PM
View shoofly's profile

Atkins saws

01-12-2017 08:28 PM by shoofly

I have read dozens (hundreds) of comments, discussions, etc about Disston saw...

3 01-13-2017 09:27 PM
View Dalette's profile

Removing rust from hand gouges

01-12-2017 08:40 PM by Dalette

Hi, i am sorry if this has been answered before. I have been given a set of h...

7 01-13-2017 07:38 PM
View KE4NYV's profile

My Interview With Roy Underhill

01-13-2017 04:41 PM by KE4NYV

All, I have uploaded a video of my short interview conducted with Roy Unde...

1 01-13-2017 05:03 PM
View Mrsrdrc's profile

Woodworking Installing a ViseTricky Points

01-13-2017 12:28 PM by Mrsrdrc

Watch this video to learn how to mount a cast-iron vise to your workbench. ...

0 01-13-2017 12:28 PM
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...

23 01-12-2017 03:06 PM

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