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What is this tool?

03-02-2017 03:05 AM by JADobson

Saw this ad on my local kijiji. Thought I might try to help the guy out but I...

3 03-02-2017 03:31 AM
View Carol's profile

squaring my square

01-17-2017 03:57 PM by Carol

this is so aggravating! took my combo square down off the rack, squaring up t...

12 03-02-2017 02:51 AM
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NorCraft Hand Planer

03-02-2017 12:57 AM by Jteunis

I’m looking for a NorCraft Hand Planer to purchase. Anyone know of thes...

0 03-02-2017 12:57 AM
View Marn64's profile

Still struggling to find 602 parts...

02-28-2017 10:21 PM by Marn64

So remember that Stanley 602 type 3 that I got? It has been 9 months and I st...

3 03-01-2017 10:58 PM
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Gramercy Holdfast length

03-01-2017 09:11 PM by Tony1212

Could someone tell me the length – from the top of the bench to the end...

3 03-01-2017 10:16 PM
View Dutch308's profile

Need help!

01-22-2017 03:52 AM by Dutch308

Hello all, I am new here and could use some help! I’m looking for a too...

10 03-01-2017 04:16 AM
View steveinaz's profile

Siegley #7, Stanley #40

02-28-2017 05:25 PM by steveinaz

I just picked up these two beauties at a estate sale this past weekend. All I...

1 02-28-2017 05:31 PM
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Stanley No. 97 stamped "damaged"

12-10-2015 04:32 PM by Savedfromwhat

I recently acquired a No.97 Cabinet Makers plane in very good shape, only the...

4 02-28-2017 01:22 AM
View Walker's profile

Should I buy this block plane?

02-24-2017 11:48 PM by Walker

Ok, so like many others new to hand planning I made the mistake of starting w...

18 02-27-2017 04:58 PM
View Kelly's profile

Depth Gauge - L-square Stop Gauge - Set Up Tool

02-27-2017 08:06 AM by Kelly

This tool serves several functions. It can be used as: - an ...

0 02-27-2017 08:06 AM
View weaver80's profile

Mystery saw

02-27-2017 01:13 AM by weaver80

new to this website, been collecting saws for about 8 years. the saw i am sho...

0 02-27-2017 01:13 AM
View Siv's profile

Picked up a couple of rusty planes

02-21-2017 07:33 PM by Siv

I was dragged around some antique stores by the wife and my eye caught this p...

7 02-27-2017 12:54 AM
View AZWoody's profile

Christmas again...and again.....

02-26-2017 08:37 PM by AZWoody

So a couple boxes that totaled over 100 pounds arrived a couple weeks ago fro...

3 02-26-2017 09:54 PM
View nakmuay's profile

Critical, but I'm hoping not terminal......?

02-16-2017 02:18 AM by nakmuay

I found this handsome old gent on eBay, it’s a James Howarth coffin smo...

6 02-26-2017 09:12 PM
View JohnPM's profile

What's This?

02-25-2017 02:08 PM by JohnPM

I hit a couple of garage sale this morning looking for clamps. (Did not find...

6 02-26-2017 03:28 PM
View Marn64's profile

What should I do with this square?

02-26-2017 02:53 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,So I’m finally back from my long absence from this forum, ...

2 02-26-2017 03:13 PM
View jumbojack's profile

What are these

02-25-2017 12:22 AM by jumbojack

I inherited a pattern makers tool box that had already been gone through. The...

6 02-26-2017 01:54 PM
View DMiller's profile

Planer blades

02-25-2017 02:08 PM by DMiller

I have the Makita planer model KP0800K, and was wondering if if is possible t...

0 02-25-2017 02:08 PM
View RJweb's profile

Rob Cosman

02-21-2017 07:35 PM by RJweb

Has anyone signed up on his site and taken any of his courses, thx RJ

2 02-25-2017 02:54 AM
View papadan's profile

Your EDC, part II

02-20-2017 11:27 PM by papadan

Not asking about chisels or plane blades here, just your EDC knife. How do yo...

19 02-24-2017 09:42 PM

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