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View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Diamond in the rough !

09-21-2015 08:36 PM by TheTurtleCarpenter

You don’t find them like this very often, 100 yr old and still ...

11 09-23-2015 06:27 AM
View Timberwerks's profile

Attention Milwaukee Area Woodworkers: Kanna / Krenov

09-23-2015 12:20 AM by Timberwerks

Hi Everyone As some of you may know the ...

0 09-23-2015 12:20 AM
View zzzzdoc's profile

Why follow a jointer plane with a smoothing plane. Just don't get it.

09-19-2015 10:53 PM by zzzzdoc

Can someone explain a question I’ve been wondering about for a while. ...

16 09-22-2015 03:51 PM
View missesalot's profile

old butcher chisel, flea market buy

09-21-2015 10:34 AM by missesalot

bought an old chisel at the flea market yesterday for two bucks, name on it i...

16 09-21-2015 10:27 PM
View Shadowrider's profile

So what do I have here?

09-20-2015 11:32 PM by Shadowrider

Picked this up from a friend of mine. When I got it, it had some light surfa...

6 09-21-2015 08:49 PM
View loiblb's profile

Old wood plane

09-20-2015 05:39 PM by loiblb

This plane has a good feel to it. The iron has been sharpened a lot may n...

3 09-21-2015 10:27 AM
View skelf1's profile

old infill planes

09-21-2015 01:37 AM by skelf1

hi i have a collection old infill planes i would like to sell . i would like ...

1 09-21-2015 10:22 AM
View kabamaru's profile

Cambering a smoother plane's blade

09-15-2015 08:52 AM by kabamaru

Hi everybody, I’m a bit new to hand planes. I have the Veritas #4 sm...

4 09-19-2015 02:20 PM
View Jeffjr02's profile

Cleaning wooden handles

09-15-2015 04:36 AM by Jeffjr02

I have looked all over and am having a hard time finding a specific discussio...

11 09-19-2015 02:17 PM
View missesalot's profile

did i get the right dozuki

09-16-2015 11:26 AM by missesalot

ordered this saw the other day thinking dovetails, did i get the right one? ...

9 09-16-2015 10:47 PM
View SlimPickins's profile

I need to dado 1/4" deep by 1/4" wide in-situ, but how?

09-15-2015 12:35 PM by SlimPickins

I am now in the last stage of my gate project – I am fitting the angle ...

14 09-15-2015 06:19 PM
View SlimPickins's profile

How do I use a Crescent Tool to make the loops in galvanized fence?

09-14-2015 04:10 PM by SlimPickins

Does anyone remember how to use fence pliers? I had no problems ...

2 09-15-2015 02:12 PM
View ChrisCarr's profile

Squaring stock: Jointer Plane vs Foreplane

09-08-2012 02:31 PM by ChrisCarr

I am looking to start woodworking with hand tools exclusively. I have gotten ...

42 09-15-2015 12:24 AM
View BigJohn's profile

Broad hatchet handle source?

09-12-2015 07:39 PM by BigJohn

Anyone know where to get the offset wooden handle for a broad hatchet? Thanks.

6 09-14-2015 02:33 PM
View JeffP's profile

A good problem to have...

09-13-2015 11:58 PM by JeffP

So I just got back from a trip to help out my aging parents, and since my Dad...

7 09-14-2015 02:30 PM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

E-Baybidders-makemyheadItch !??

09-10-2015 10:42 PM by TheTurtleCarpenter

Just a little rant. Why not put an item in your watch list and wait to do you...

40 09-14-2015 11:29 AM
View tyler's profile

Lee Valley Customer Service

09-12-2015 02:33 PM by tyler

So I just received my low angle jack plane from Lee Valley with the PMV-11 bl...

12 09-13-2015 12:25 AM
View The__Dude's profile

New to me hand planes

08-15-2015 01:19 PM by The__Dude

Picked up 2 hand planes #8 Looks like a Type IINothing broken, no missing ...

23 09-12-2015 11:12 PM
View groland's profile

Stanley No. 65 Marking Gauge Brass Insert Question

09-12-2015 05:15 PM by groland

I just purchased a second one of these on e-Bay. I own one I bought about 40 ...

1 09-12-2015 06:23 PM
View Paul M's profile

need a little help identifying 2 planes

09-11-2015 10:16 PM by Paul M

Went to garage sale to look at a table saw, got 2 hand planes instead. I thou...

13 09-12-2015 05:09 PM

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