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First Plane... YEAH... Now, how do I fix it?

553 days ago by ToddJB

I just picked up my first hand plane last weekend. It’s in pretty good ...

13 552 days ago
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strange markings on tape measure

552 days ago by JesseTutt

Harbor Freight has a coupon this month for a free measuring tape. When I got...

7 552 days ago
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Level with Me

563 days ago by Don Broussard

I got this 2-vial Stanley Sweetheart level at an antique shop (I think I got ...

3 552 days ago
View Timberwerks's profile

First Shavings

553 days ago by Timberwerks

Nothing like the excitement of the first shavings from a new plane. Kanna is ...

5 552 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Help identifying small bar clamps and my discovery for refurbishing them

555 days ago by Lee Barker

I have two pairs, bought used at different places. The smaller ones say &#...

12 553 days ago
View davidroberts's profile

Need help setting #3 Iron

557 days ago by davidroberts

I’m having a very basic problem of setting the plane iron and chipbreak...

14 553 days ago
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Popular Woodworking Scraper Plane Plans

691 days ago by Anapolis7

I am in the process of building a scraper plane. I have read about a billion...

6 553 days ago
View BerBer5985's profile

Google sketchup for tpi pattern for retoothing

554 days ago by BerBer5985

To start off, I absolutely don’t get sketchup. I’ve played with i...

2 554 days ago
View AKSteve's profile

Craigslist find

554 days ago by AKSteve

Don’t know if the price is right but I thought I would pass it along. I...

6 554 days ago
View lunn's profile

old tools at auction

555 days ago by lunn

I sometimes go to a auction house near me if they have something i’m in...

2 555 days ago
View Spur's profile

Spofford brace refurb help

555 days ago by Spur

I finally found a spofford brace (it is a 110) but it needs a bit o work. The...

3 555 days ago
View davidroberts's profile

Need help with these Saw Sharpening Jigs

557 days ago by davidroberts

I’m peering over that slippery slope of saw sharpening. I bought a MF ...

1 555 days ago
View BigMig's profile

Sharpening/Cambering the Iron of a Bailey Hand Plane

556 days ago by BigMig

I recently watched a video on the Fine Woodworking site on sharpening and cam...

6 555 days ago
View Brett's profile

Handtool Shops

721 days ago by Brett

I’ve seen a ton of articles in magazines, online, etc. that show worksh...

7 555 days ago
View MNWOODWORKER's profile

Shoulder plane

557 days ago by MNWOODWORKER

I am biulding my roubo bench and need to fine tune the tenon for fitting the ...

8 555 days ago
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Tip-Toeing Thru the eBay Minefield

575 days ago by poopiekat

I’m seeing more and more ridiculous listings for handplanes on eBay...

39 556 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Which of these would be better for end grain?

567 days ago by Purrmaster

I’m thinking of picking up a new block plane for working on end grain. ...

22 556 days ago
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Plane iron sharpening

559 days ago by mbs

After reading some threads on sharpening I decided to tune up my #62 bevel-up...

7 556 days ago
View Emma Walker's profile

Why are squares so damn expensive?

559 days ago by Emma Walker

Starrett squares are like over $100 just for two pieces of metal stamped toge...

42 557 days ago
View Alexandre's profile

hmmm... How to remove a handle off a tang chisel (narex mortise chisel)

557 days ago by Alexandre

So, I decided to buy a Narex Mortise chisel from Lee Valley.I hate the handle...

11 557 days ago

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