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View DustyCellist's profile

Big Box New Tools?

04-01-2014 01:29 AM by DustyCellist

Since my last thread on a dust-free shop (asthma) I cut some fallen branches ...

20 04-04-2014 02:00 AM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Using Iwasaki Rasps

04-03-2014 08:10 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I just received some fine and extra fine Iwasaki rasps for my bi...

5 04-03-2014 11:53 PM
View alexdom_89's profile

hand tool list

03-09-2014 07:10 PM by alexdom_89

For the people who use these tools on a daily what are your must have cant li...

13 04-03-2014 01:30 AM
View MichiganCur's profile

Help needed with small automatic Screwdriver.

03-10-2014 07:55 PM by MichiganCur

I have this little automatic Screwdriver, it was getting jammed, after some p...

4 04-02-2014 10:06 PM
View WayneC's profile

Interesting web page covering the history of drills.

03-21-2014 07:53 PM by WayneC

I posted this in the Vintage drills of your dreams thread but thought others...

6 04-02-2014 03:35 PM
View BJODay's profile

BLO for rosewood?

04-01-2014 03:10 PM by BJODay

I’ve cleaned up a couple of old Stanley plane. I sanded the totes and k...

5 04-01-2014 03:38 PM
View Ray's profile

Want to ID the mortise guage

04-01-2014 02:04 AM by Ray

It is not old, but I have not been able to find any information on it. I did ...

3 04-01-2014 03:58 AM
View poopiekat's profile

A Great Lead on Some Vintage Planes and Tools, Tucson Az

03-21-2014 04:09 PM by poopiekat

This is an Estate Sale that somebody advised me about, starting Saturday....

35 03-31-2014 11:48 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Lee Valley Tapered Plane Irons

03-31-2014 03:34 AM by BubbaIBA

I finally got around to ordering a couple of LV’s tapered plane irons a...

5 03-31-2014 10:23 AM
View athomas5009's profile

Stanley block planes question

03-30-2014 03:52 AM by athomas5009

I was looking to get a block plane soon and was looking for a little advice /...

15 03-31-2014 09:50 AM
View Blaz's profile

Wooden handplane with large mouth

03-28-2014 03:21 PM by Blaz

Hi there, I received a wooden handplane as a gift. It has 48 mm wide blade...

9 03-31-2014 09:25 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

Curiosity about straight edges and metal

03-23-2014 04:31 AM by Purrmaster

This post is largely just for the sake curiosity. I know very little about...

45 03-31-2014 12:01 AM
View Luke2220's profile

Using a card scarper on edge grain/say no to sandpaper

03-30-2014 02:21 AM by Luke2220

I’m building a coffee table out of 150 year old heart pine. I don’...

4 03-30-2014 11:58 PM
View bbc557ci's profile

Craigslist - Rochester NY

03-30-2014 03:59 PM by bbc557ci

Lotta chisels, planes, etc. and few power tools for sale. I have no connec...

3 03-30-2014 11:47 PM
View Pendragon1998's profile

First router plane - small or large?

03-30-2014 01:27 AM by Pendragon1998

I’m trying to decide on my first router plane. I want to make some sma...

5 03-30-2014 09:01 PM
View ChipBreaker's profile

What is a decent asking price for this Disston D-95?

03-28-2014 03:08 PM by ChipBreaker

Just need a little advice. Looking to sell it in the trade thread. Kind of a ...

9 03-30-2014 01:40 PM
View TechTeacher04's profile

Lie Nielsen 62 Low Angle Jack Plane Blades

03-30-2014 12:02 AM by TechTeacher04

I currently own the Lie Nielsen 62 plane. I have 2 blades ones sharpened at a...

3 03-30-2014 03:10 AM
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03-25-2014 02:26 AM by BustedClock

I accidentally bought this plane on the ikkyBay. Don’t ask you one acci...

6 03-29-2014 11:05 PM
View uMinded's profile

Choosing Sharpening Grits

03-28-2014 12:55 PM by uMinded

I have a WIDE selection of grits to choose from and would like some advice on...

3 03-28-2014 04:21 PM
View Rob's profile

Lee Valley sells 3 types of honing guides. What's the difference?

03-27-2014 05:07 AM by Rob

Lee Valley sells 3 types of honing guides on this page: http://www.leevalley....

12 03-27-2014 11:56 PM

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