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What is a California Framing Hammer?

10-27-2011 03:36 AM by BentheViking

I know for most projects that people on this site are doing a framing hammer ...

40 09-18-2017 12:57 PM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

Diston saws

09-18-2017 05:59 AM by AlaskaGuy

Are any of these saws old enough to be good users? https://anchorage.craig...

2 09-18-2017 12:21 PM
View Aidan1211's profile

Hand Tool Get Together Western North Carolina

09-12-2017 08:05 PM by Aidan1211

All call to LJ’s in the Western NC area. I’m traveling down to...

1 09-17-2017 01:12 AM
View BrentParkin's profile

That moment when you are finally finished a large project...

09-15-2017 03:56 PM by BrentParkin

I can finally breathe easy. I built a new workbench this summer in my sh...

6 09-16-2017 10:58 PM
View Cornelius's profile

Salt Lake City - USA - Second-Hand Tools Shops

02-05-2017 12:32 AM by Cornelius

Dear woodworkers from Utah, Last time I did a little tour in the US (few y...

10 09-16-2017 02:22 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Veritas Small Plow vs. New Combination Plane

08-24-2017 09:56 PM by Grasshopper000

I saw several other threads, but wanted to see if anyone had any updated info...

18 09-15-2017 02:25 AM
View Vintagewood1960's profile

Aldi chisels are back in Atlanta area.

09-13-2017 02:50 PM by Vintagewood1960

I purchased a set of 6.99 Aldi chisels that Paul Sellers raved about several ...

27 09-14-2017 05:11 PM
View Loren's profile

overly complex but useful hand tool

09-14-2017 04:16 AM by Loren

10 09-14-2017 02:05 PM
View Ocelot's profile

Anybody used a Stanley no. 68 rabbet shave?

09-12-2017 02:19 AM by Ocelot

I picked up a Stanley no. 68 “spokeshave” on eBay last week. I d...

8 09-13-2017 02:57 AM
View Armandhammer's profile

Stanley vs. the other guys....

01-16-2014 10:29 PM by Armandhammer

Here in the US at least, it seems that Stanley planes are the standard (not b...

35 09-12-2017 11:08 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Bench Stop Identification?

09-11-2017 09:55 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey, I just picked this up on eBay and was hoping someone could help ...

4 09-12-2017 02:00 AM
View WAPY's profile

another small chisel

08-18-2017 06:59 AM by WAPY

Hi all ! I was in need of a narrow chisel to work on delicate parts when m...

8 09-11-2017 06:21 PM
View galooticus's profile

veritas combination plane

08-21-2017 09:26 PM by galooticus

Hope this isn’t old news, but I found this page on the new combination ...

19 09-11-2017 07:03 AM
View nutmegger13's profile

Spokeshave Bevel

09-10-2017 05:22 PM by nutmegger13

Hello, I am new to this site. I am starting to make some spoons and spatul...

4 09-10-2017 10:35 PM
View David's profile

Jack plane for starters

08-16-2017 06:13 PM by David

Hello, I am relatively new to woodworking, I did build couple of tables an...

35 09-10-2017 03:47 AM
View frankpino's profile

Casey & Company plane

09-06-2017 01:33 PM by frankpino

I recently purchased a Casey & Company wooden plane. No. 32 with J. Clark...

4 09-09-2017 04:43 PM
View Loren's profile

Why bother making a tool chest...

09-08-2017 03:49 AM by Loren

... when you can buy one for such a bargain?

24 09-09-2017 02:22 PM
View bondogaposis's profile

Combination square adjustement

09-08-2017 04:53 PM by bondogaposis

I have an old Miller Falls combination square that has gotten slightly out of...

5 09-09-2017 01:47 PM
View OleGrump's profile

Which Way Do You Bore?

09-08-2017 04:45 PM by OleGrump

Back when I was in my “tween” years, and spending as much time as...

8 09-08-2017 10:15 PM
View Dan Wolfgang's profile

Pencil marking gauge, or...?

09-07-2017 04:59 PM by Dan Wolfgang

I only have one marking gauge (a wheeled gauge), and I’m sure a few mor...

14 09-08-2017 03:37 AM

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