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Stanley 45 Cutter Adjusting Screw Pin Removal

06-28-2013 07:31 AM by mwhowery

Currently trying to restore a Stanley 45 Type 8 and need some advice on how t...

1 07-02-2013 12:39 AM
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Hand plane blades and cap irons

07-01-2013 08:58 AM by hiswillus

Does anybody know of a high quality plane blade provider in Germany. (Equiva...

4 07-01-2013 08:34 PM
View Boneski's profile

New member of the family

07-01-2013 12:50 AM by Boneski

Just picked up this little beauty from a local classified website.Anyone able...

4 07-01-2013 12:12 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Scored some cool old tools. Help identifying.

06-30-2013 09:20 PM by lateralus819

So i went out to rochester to see my grandfather for his 80th birthday this w...

6 07-01-2013 02:48 AM
View TobyC's profile

Very Cool Stuff!

06-30-2013 05:23 PM by TobyC

Check out the saw and the shave horse in the last photo. HERE. Toby

6 06-30-2013 09:40 PM
View Infernal2's profile

Saw Sharpening But No Saw Set...

05-25-2012 02:09 AM by Infernal2

Fellow LJs, I am at a loss here. I have two wonderful old saws that I picked...

7 06-30-2013 07:25 PM
View BentheViking's profile

Garage Sales of your Dreams

06-01-2013 04:03 PM by BentheViking

In my neck of the woods we actually refer to them as tag sales, other call th...

25 06-30-2013 01:23 AM
View BubbaIBA's profile (online now)

TFWW 12" Bow Saw

06-29-2013 06:21 PM by BubbaIBA

I’ve been looking at the TFWW 12” Bow Saw for a couple of years. ...

1 06-29-2013 08:30 PM
View rfusca's profile

Hand cut dovetails, new saw, and a marker

06-29-2013 04:25 AM by rfusca

Took my first real stab at hand cut dovetails tonight…after I made a ma...

4 06-29-2013 03:51 PM
View bandit571's profile (online now)

$8 Yard sale find?

06-28-2013 07:06 PM by bandit571

seems to be a Gem of a find, too Just three pieces of wood, some metal par...

5 06-29-2013 02:53 AM
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12-13-2011 11:17 PM by degoose

Hi Guys, Just came across this fabulous new tool.. The UniRuler... Check ...

30 06-29-2013 02:08 AM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

help me restore this great old bench

05-22-2013 08:33 PM by JoeRPhilly

I was lucky enough to find this old workbench for free on Craigslist. I know...

35 06-28-2013 12:29 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Am I the only one who finds this annoying.... ?

06-23-2013 02:12 PM by Benvolio

The current mainstream hand cut dovetail method seems to use a cutting guage ...

36 06-27-2013 09:06 PM
View felkadelic's profile

Rustoleum Neverwet

06-21-2013 02:53 PM by felkadelic

I just became aware of this product, a spray-on water repelling barrier. Wou...

11 06-27-2013 08:16 PM
View groy87's profile

Bowl adze question

06-26-2013 06:04 AM by groy87

I recently saw a video of David Fischer using an adze to carve large bowls an...

5 06-27-2013 02:53 AM
View Belg1960's profile

Bessey standard K body?

06-26-2013 01:12 AM by Belg1960

I was wondering can this style clamp(not Revo style) be utilized as a spreade...

2 06-26-2013 01:26 AM
View jamesicus's profile

My favorite tools for which I have a great fondness

06-25-2013 03:29 AM by jamesicus

I love vintage woodworking hand tools. For me there is a lot of satisfaction ...

2 06-25-2013 12:19 PM
View bjohns's profile

Help Identify this tool!

06-24-2013 07:42 AM by bjohns

Hello everyone, I’m wondering if anyone knows what this ...

4 06-25-2013 04:01 AM
View Dale 's profile

Advise from hand plane guys

06-23-2013 05:06 PM by Dale

I’m a 70 year old woodworker that only recently got into hand planes. B...

6 06-24-2013 04:56 PM
View RonInOhio's profile

Empire Bevel Gauge Needs a Washer . (resolved)

06-23-2013 10:33 PM by RonInOhio

Nothing burns me more than buying a simple device , with one simple job , and...

6 06-24-2013 06:30 AM

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