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View Airframer's profile

Starter Handtool Kit Giveaway..

09-15-2013 09:50 PM by Airframer

As I re-organize and clean up my shop in preparation of my tool cabinet build...

40 09-22-2013 09:42 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

I need a good set of chisels

09-20-2013 02:22 AM by UpstateNYdude

Any suggestions on a good set of chisels, I have a crappy set of beater chise...

26 09-22-2013 04:14 AM
View Tbolt's profile

Chisel question

09-22-2013 12:40 AM by Tbolt

Hello fellow Jocks, I have an opportunity to purchase a complete set of mi...

10 09-22-2013 03:31 AM
View ErikF's profile

Can anyone tell me what tool these pieces go to?

09-22-2013 12:52 AM by ErikF

I found these in a box of No. 45 parts. I am not familiar with them so I thou...

2 09-22-2013 01:56 AM
View b2rtch's profile

Watch this video

09-21-2013 12:53 PM by b2rtch

Sure in this video the medium is stone but the same could be made with wood a...

1 09-21-2013 01:58 PM
View planeBill's profile

proper blade for an early 30's block plane

09-18-2013 09:43 PM by planeBill

can anyone show or tell me what the logo should look like for a #18 and a #65...

12 09-20-2013 04:08 AM
View 12strings's profile

Dovetail saw: Stumpy vs. long?

09-19-2013 09:27 PM by 12strings

It seems in the old days, there were lots of saws in this general style: Shor...

2 09-20-2013 01:10 AM
View Homebrew's profile

Stanley dating sources

09-19-2013 02:13 AM by Homebrew

Anyone know of any good stanley tool dating sources? I know of more than a f...

3 09-19-2013 01:05 PM
View Randy_ATX's profile

plane ID please

09-18-2013 03:24 AM by Randy_ATX

A little plane I picked up somewhere years ago. There is no manufacturer lis...

10 09-19-2013 03:59 AM
View Charlie's profile

Bahco saw files in the US - source

09-18-2013 08:21 PM by Charlie

Just found SJ Discount Tools has Bahco saw files (in the US). I just ordered ...

4 09-18-2013 09:10 PM
View StumpyNubs's profile

Good deal I found on files if you need any

09-11-2013 08:40 PM by StumpyNubs

I found thin on ebay and I bought a couple boxes today. This guy has boxes of...

9 09-17-2013 12:24 PM
View 12strings's profile

How much set for a hand-saw?

09-16-2013 04:44 PM by 12strings

For saw sharpeners…Do any of you have a “back-woods”, or &#...

2 09-16-2013 05:22 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Best way to restore Millers Falls lever cap?

09-07-2013 06:37 PM by ColonelTravis

Just got sucked into the world of hand planes, never thought it would happen ...

15 09-16-2013 03:10 AM
View A10GAC's profile

Lowe's Kobalt 2-Piece 6-in Slim/X-Slim File Set - Has Anyone Used Them?

09-16-2013 02:38 AM by A10GAC

I was in Lowe’s today for some misc. house stuff and saw that they have...

0 09-16-2013 02:38 AM
View Benvolio's profile

Straightening a panel saw

09-15-2013 11:51 AM by Benvolio

I picked up four panel saws for £5 the other day that after some clean up and...

2 09-15-2013 06:43 PM
View Charlie's profile

hand saw sharpening newbie getting started....

09-15-2013 01:34 PM by Charlie

OK, so for anyone else just getting into hand saws and sharpening, I just spe...

1 09-15-2013 03:46 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Location of plane mouth

09-14-2013 01:53 PM by lateralus819

I’m trying to decide on the mouth placement on my plane. Rhett share...

2 09-15-2013 01:20 AM
View ColonelTravis's profile

How do I take apart this Millers Falls block plane?

09-14-2013 09:49 PM by ColonelTravis

Tiny screw on the side is not cooperating. Need to avoid stripping it,...

5 09-14-2013 10:21 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Question for router guys.

09-11-2013 07:58 PM by RussellAP

Been using the router a bit more than usual due to some projects. I know most...

26 09-14-2013 03:31 PM
View Fettler's profile

Wenge Quickly Dulling Edges

09-10-2013 12:25 AM by Fettler

i’m in the process of building out several chess-like game boreds using...

3 09-14-2013 01:12 PM

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