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View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Parts for Stanley 113 compass plane Type 1

09-24-2016 01:22 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

I need a little help to find a blade and chipbreaker for a type 1. I also ne...

3 09-25-2016 11:41 AM
View TheFridge's profile

How do you hold your favorite saws when cutting?

09-24-2016 01:51 PM by TheFridge

Do you hold it differently when trying to make a fine cut as opposed to a fas...

6 09-24-2016 07:59 PM
View jamesicus's profile

Modernized Yankee Radio Tool set

05-15-2013 06:35 AM by jamesicus

Some of you may remember how I set about to assemble a North Bros. Yankee No....

3 09-24-2016 11:15 AM
View Lemwise's profile

Ceramic stone. Bester 1200 vs Sigma Power Select II 1200.

09-17-2016 09:47 AM by Lemwise

Recently I’ve switched all my plane blades from regular old A2 to Verit...

9 09-23-2016 06:02 PM
View Richard Lee's profile

Wood Plane ID

09-19-2016 12:21 PM by Richard Lee

Marked N H Harwood cant find any info on it , anyone hear o...

6 09-23-2016 11:28 AM
View Fuzette's profile

Stanley 239 plane

09-20-2016 02:17 AM by Fuzette

Hey, I’ve been going through an old tool box I bought and came across a...

3 09-23-2016 11:22 AM
View corelz125's profile

Stanley 71 1/2 brass

09-19-2016 12:21 PM by corelz125

Is this an imposter or is it for real? Has anyone ever seen or heard about a...

4 09-22-2016 11:19 PM
View reytt's profile

Problems getting a shaving

09-19-2016 12:19 PM by reytt

I found a Stanley Bailey no3 plane in pretty decent shape. I’ve taken ...

25 09-22-2016 11:16 PM
View carguy460's profile

Mallets of your dreams

10-05-2012 02:33 PM by carguy460

We have a handplane thread, a saw thread, a brace thread, and a chisel thread...

2709 09-22-2016 01:00 PM
View Marn64's profile

I got a Stanley 45!

09-18-2016 06:26 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,So last week I posted about how I found a Stanley 45 at habitat ...

11 09-21-2016 11:58 PM
View Shuck21's profile

Free Mini Sharpening Class Sponsored by Tormek and The Woodworkers Club of MD

09-21-2016 09:04 PM by Shuck21

Wednesday September 28th from 2pm-4pm we will be holding a free 2 hours mini ...

0 09-21-2016 09:04 PM
View gardentiger's profile

lake erie 2.5 screw not smooth through nut anymore

09-20-2016 12:25 AM by gardentiger

has anyone had problems with a wood screw like this. When bought it was smoo...

4 09-20-2016 10:42 PM
View JustplaneJeff's profile

tool finds / help with plane identification

09-18-2016 10:59 PM by JustplaneJeff

Was very happy with my finds this weekend especially with the Sta...

1 09-18-2016 11:17 PM
View Marn64's profile

mystery stanley block plane

09-16-2016 08:43 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone, I got this little mystery stanley sweetheart block plane for 12...

12 09-18-2016 10:16 PM
View Fraxinus's profile

Neat message from the past

09-18-2016 05:22 AM by Fraxinus

I got a matched pair of Casey & Co. 1/2” tongue and groove wooden p...

6 09-18-2016 05:51 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Help me with birthday hand saw.

09-08-2016 08:54 PM by ki7hy

Hey guys, my birthday is actually a couple of months away but the wife asked ...

8 09-16-2016 03:27 PM
View Brett's profile

Wood for carpenters mallet head?

11-04-2011 09:36 PM by Brett

What types of wood are suitable for making the head a carpenter’s malle...

30 09-16-2016 02:17 AM
View DylanC's profile

Cap Iron for Millers Falls 85 (Will One From A Stanley 78 Work?)

08-06-2016 12:53 AM by DylanC

I recently got a complete Millers Falls 85 Rabbet Plane for under $20…B...

8 09-15-2016 11:24 PM
View BurlyBob's profile

What sanding media will get the best results with the least abrasion to metal.

09-12-2016 02:52 AM by BurlyBob

What media would best to use in my sanding cabinet to clean up hand planes? ...

11 09-15-2016 08:08 PM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley 45 pricing question; urgent

09-15-2016 01:23 AM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I was volunteering for habitat for humanity and I found a St...

7 09-15-2016 03:40 PM

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