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New Veritas Saw - a bit of trouble

573 days ago by Ben

So I got the the Veritas 14tpi dovetail saw. It cuts like the dickens (very f...

21 571 days ago
View Kade Knight's profile

Shop fox hand planes?

572 days ago by Kade Knight

I am in the market to get started using hand planes. Im a young family guy o...

12 571 days ago
View jackhaywood90's profile

Jewson Tools Direct £10 off on your first order over £20

571 days ago by jackhaywood90

just seen an offer from Jewson Tools, they are giving each new registered use...

0 571 days ago
View Francisco Luna's profile

Welding for a Plane Casted Sole.....? - - - Pic - - - -

579 days ago by Francisco Luna

I have this Stanley plane with this damage as seen in the picture and I ...

8 571 days ago
View Michigander's profile

Assorted chisles butchered need help

607 days ago by Michigander

I have accumulated or inherited a dozen or so chisels which have been butcher...

10 572 days ago
View Carpintero's profile

from square to round

573 days ago by Carpintero

I’m building a chair (using hand tools only, of course) that has square...

4 572 days ago
View Dozerboy's profile

New Lie-Nielsen Tapered Dovetail Saw

573 days ago by Dozerboy

Hey guys, Longtime lurker posting for the first time, so greetings fro...

0 573 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Do you own this Automatic Letter Stamp?

577 days ago by Lee Barker

I just noticed it at Highland Woodworking here. Actually I first noticed i...

8 573 days ago
View Francisco Luna's profile

A Good Jointer for sale @ Ebay.......45 min left

573 days ago by Francisco Luna

This is a good one #7, SS version, that means improved, thiker chip breaker...

3 573 days ago
View Ted78's profile

What to look for in old wooden bodies planes?

574 days ago by Ted78

I have been frequenting antique/junk malls lately, You know the kind where e...

2 574 days ago
View gsimon's profile

What kind of Plane do I own?

574 days ago by gsimon

Hi AllI found an old plane in our first house and all it has in the cast ...

9 574 days ago
View Deycart's profile

Source for saw files.

642 days ago by Deycart

I was wondering if anyone had a good source for triangular files for sharpeni...

16 575 days ago
View spooled's profile

Best file for cleaning up mortises

575 days ago by spooled

I just finished building a Morris Chair with mortise and tenon joinery. This ...

10 575 days ago
View jakep_82's profile

Type 19 or 20?

575 days ago by jakep_82

I bought this plane on ebay with the plan to clean it up and use it. I’...

0 575 days ago
View socrbent's profile

Setting tool bars in handles

578 days ago by socrbent

I have turned 4 maple handles for 1/2” bars. Using the mortising attach...

3 576 days ago
View Spur's profile

Disston No 15 coping saw any good?

577 days ago by Spur

I picked up a Disston coping saw no 15 since I have some junky ones that are ...

2 576 days ago
View david_larch's profile

Old-ish hand tool I.d.

576 days ago by david_larch

My buddy is in New England for a family function and sent me some pics of too...

2 576 days ago
View airman's profile

best handplane

587 days ago by airman

The Wood Show will be here soon and I have almost convinced myself to buy a g...

18 577 days ago
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Shooting Board - Wife

577 days ago by Gerald Thompson

My wife has always taken some what of a dim view on the use of hand tools esp...

6 577 days ago
View paratrooper34's profile

Hand Saw Sharpening Demystified (for me at least!)

586 days ago by paratrooper34

Hi All, so after a crushing Patriots loss and a bad first foray into commenti...

16 577 days ago

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