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Lakeside Brace Drill

12-07-2013 08:22 PM by yag113

I have this old brace drill stamped Lakeside. Was trying to find out somethin...

4 12-08-2013 02:26 PM
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Single Thread Norris Adjuster Question

12-08-2013 02:56 AM by Ripthorn

The Norris adjuster is a subject of much debate, but one thing that is pretty...

2 12-08-2013 12:31 PM
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bevel down vs bevel up

12-05-2013 11:59 PM by 12strings

AHA!!!! You thought I was going to ask which is better, didn’t you?...

2 12-08-2013 11:59 AM
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Rusty Brace Drill Bits - how to clean them

12-04-2013 03:39 PM by yag113

Got a bunch of old brace drill bits, some are OK and some are super rusty. I ...

16 12-08-2013 02:28 AM
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Old Norwegian trunk, dovetails and other musings

12-02-2013 12:43 AM by Boatman53

My wife’s family has an amazing Norwegian “cabin” ( I use t...

39 12-08-2013 02:04 AM
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One way to dispose of sawdust

12-06-2013 08:21 PM by jamesicus

James P. — – Folding Boxw...

14 12-07-2013 10:49 PM
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To cut or not to cut?

12-06-2013 05:48 AM by bigblockyeti

This bit clearly belongs in a bit brace, which I do not have, thinking of cut...

20 12-07-2013 12:11 PM
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Vintage Stanley 750's question on restoring

12-04-2013 08:18 PM by SurfHunter

Hello, I’m always looking for tools and deals on...

8 12-05-2013 01:55 PM
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What is it 4? Vintage crimping tool of some sort

12-04-2013 04:16 PM by yag113

Hi! I have an old crimping tool? of some sort. Does it have a specifi...

8 12-05-2013 03:01 AM
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Marking dark woods - what do you use?

12-04-2013 04:51 PM by Loren

I’m running out of the yellow pencil I’ve had for awhileand IR...

5 12-04-2013 05:10 PM
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Christmas wish list?

12-04-2013 04:32 PM by JohnChung

Please share your wish list for this season. I am tapped out with bills this ...

1 12-04-2013 04:37 PM
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Starrett Rule

12-03-2013 03:20 AM by Don Broussard

I’m not really brand loyal to any particular tool maker, but I do recog...

14 12-04-2013 03:33 PM
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Chisel mallet preferences?

12-01-2013 04:24 PM by laketrout36

My next project is a mallet for my new set of chisels. Any specifics you wou...

12 12-04-2013 06:07 AM
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Is there such thing as a Wide Kerf Hand Saw?

11-08-2013 04:20 PM by ReadABook

Hello Lumber Jocks I have a somewhat esoteric question to ask you all: Is...

31 12-03-2013 01:27 AM
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Correct Lateral Adjust Lever for 605 1/2 BED ROCK plane??

12-01-2013 05:03 PM by hhhopks

I would like to consult the hand plane gods on LJ.Please look at the pictures...

9 12-01-2013 10:36 PM
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Strange tool?

12-01-2013 09:22 PM by SeaFarin

Anyone have any idea that this is and what it was used for? Thanks!!

4 12-01-2013 10:25 PM
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confidence booster

12-01-2013 08:48 PM by 12strings

I just had a confidence booster… I got some hard maple and walnut fr...

1 12-01-2013 09:05 PM
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Replacing Lateral Adjustment Lever Tutorial?

11-26-2013 05:55 PM by ToddJB

All, I’ve done some interweb searching and I can’t seem to fin...

17 12-01-2013 02:18 PM
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eBay Rip-offs, Revisited

11-30-2013 03:44 PM by poopiekat

I’ve mentioned this in a past thread, but with Christmas coming, it bea...

18 12-01-2013 12:47 PM
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Narex Paring Chisels

11-14-2013 02:19 AM by Nicky

I saw these paring chisels at Lee Valley for $109.00 Anyone using these? ...

17 12-01-2013 10:55 AM

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