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View Ben_Durham's profile

Removing blind pins

01-08-2015 11:00 PM by Ben_Durham

Hi All, I’m in the process of restoring a brace and have hit a bit o...

6 01-09-2015 10:01 AM
View JADobson's profile

Square Shanked Forstner Bits

01-08-2015 03:41 AM by JADobson

I was watching Tom Figden on Youtube today and saw that he was using square s...

9 01-08-2015 08:42 PM
View JasonZahn's profile

Veritas plane blades

01-07-2015 04:37 AM by JasonZahn

The Veritas Apron Plane I just got in has an iron that Veritas claims is lapp...

5 01-07-2015 10:33 PM
View Charlie's profile

Evaporust.... reuseable?

01-07-2015 08:19 PM by Charlie

I had NO idea where to put this as far as which topic area, but…. I ...

7 01-07-2015 10:21 PM
View JasonZahn's profile

Newbie question on sharpening

01-07-2015 01:22 AM by JasonZahn

So, here’s another newbie question for you all. Wanting to get into han...

2 01-07-2015 04:33 AM
View JayT's profile

2015 Lumberjocks Hand Tool Calendar now available for order.

12-22-2014 03:49 PM by JayT

The unofficial 2015 Lumberjocks Hand Tool calendar is now available to order ...

18 01-07-2015 03:20 AM
View rg33's profile

WTB Jointer Plane

01-05-2015 08:26 PM by rg33

All, in the past year I’ve gotten more into hand planing and have been ...

8 01-06-2015 09:55 PM
View mdraft's profile

looking for a dovetail saw

11-26-2014 11:46 PM by mdraft

Hi friends, I’m in the market for a new dovetail saw. I have two fr...

21 01-06-2015 09:52 PM
View bigblockyeti's profile

What is the make and model of this level?

01-06-2015 06:45 PM by bigblockyeti

I received a 24” level from my wife’s grandfather and I can’...

3 01-06-2015 09:16 PM
View Mordi's profile

Sharpening Japanese Chisels - Diamond Stones vs. Shapton Glass Stones

01-06-2015 09:03 PM by Mordi

Just wondering if anyone has compared the results of sharpening japanese chis...

0 01-06-2015 09:03 PM
View ShawnSpencer's profile

Trouble with hand plane tear out

01-06-2015 04:21 PM by ShawnSpencer

I just got a low angle jack (first hand plane) and I’m having trouble w...

11 01-06-2015 07:23 PM
View knexster's profile

Dado Blade for Dewalt 7480

01-06-2015 01:13 PM by knexster

I was looking into getting a dado blade for my table saw when I learned the d...

3 01-06-2015 02:11 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Old tools

01-05-2015 12:18 AM by MissouriOutdoors88

I’m getting rather intrigued by the idea of getting older, rusty tools ...

11 01-05-2015 11:21 PM
View Cyrus30's profile

What in the world is this

01-04-2015 04:43 PM by Cyrus30

This is quite possibly the most useful clamp I’ve ever had. I wonder if...

5 01-05-2015 05:04 AM
View bdresch's profile

Switch from "scary sharp" to stones.

12-31-2014 03:37 PM by bdresch

I want to move from using sandpaper to sharpen my chisels to stones. I curre...

25 01-04-2015 09:16 PM
View notdan's profile

Can I make an old square... square?

12-21-2014 03:02 AM by notdan

I have an old Stanley sweetheart try square that is 1/16th out of square (i.e...

6 01-04-2015 02:53 AM
View Jerlac's profile

Damston 300 black edition vs plano vertical press

01-03-2015 03:52 AM by Jerlac

Looking to buy some clamps to do some panel glue ups. Ive never seen those cl...

2 01-04-2015 12:57 AM
View MikeUT's profile

Any Keen Kutter fans out there?

01-03-2015 12:01 AM by MikeUT

I went to an antique store today and saw a pair of Keen Kutter planes. One w...

2 01-03-2015 01:22 AM
View TheWoodFish's profile

First Hand plane - New, not a used one...

12-25-2014 11:51 PM by TheWoodFish

Hey guys! Merry Christmas! I want to buy my first hand plane. Actually I w...

30 01-02-2015 06:08 PM
View paxorion's profile

Looking to buy a Jack Plane - Should I get a No 5 or 5-1/2

12-22-2014 05:01 PM by paxorion

I’m looking to get a jack plane to add to my meager plane collection. ...

30 01-02-2015 01:16 PM

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