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8 tpi rip saw?

10-16-2014 10:54 AM by 12strings

I have procured a good old Diston d23 hand saw for about $5… 8tpi, what...

1 10-17-2014 12:43 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Where do you mount your leather strop?

09-23-2014 09:12 PM by CharlesA

I should be able to figure this out. I have a bench-mountable leather strop ...

15 10-16-2014 04:04 PM
View Evangogh's profile

Keeping my tools clean

10-15-2014 01:24 AM by Evangogh

Well, I’m basically in my shop 24/7 lately and since my favorite tool i...

11 10-16-2014 01:01 AM
View willie's profile

Stanley #95 Butt gauge

10-15-2014 04:18 AM by willie

I recently came across a Stanley #95 butt gauge. I have not seen one before a...

1 10-15-2014 05:42 AM
View MikeUT's profile

Restoring a wood plane

09-22-2014 06:55 PM by MikeUT

I got this old wood jointer and got it in a lot of planes that also included ...

12 10-13-2014 06:38 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Combination Squares - quality brands?

10-10-2014 10:32 PM by Elizabeth

So I have known for a while that I need a decent combination square. Right n...

43 10-13-2014 02:19 AM
View Brett's profile

Buying tools online from overseas sellers?

10-11-2014 01:32 PM by Brett

Some of the hand tools offered on eBay by overseas sellers have pretty good p...

2 10-11-2014 07:25 PM
View Rob's profile

Are the cheaper Starrett squares worth buying?

07-02-2014 09:08 PM by Rob

I don’t have a try square yet, and my current combo square is a piece o...

23 10-11-2014 01:40 PM
View athomas5009's profile

Stanley No65 set up (?'s)

10-09-2014 01:33 PM by athomas5009

I have a No65 I restored a while back that I’m finally attempt to sharp...

3 10-11-2014 12:46 AM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

what is your go to clamp

10-08-2014 09:36 PM by daddywoofdawg

I going to buy some new clamps I have some quick grip style clamps a few C cl...

31 10-11-2014 12:30 AM
View LucasWoods's profile

Flea market finds (stanley #6, stanley #27, unidentifieds)

10-07-2014 07:44 PM by LucasWoods

Hey all so in trying to keep my budget down on getting my first hand tools (t...

8 10-10-2014 09:44 PM
View Rex B's profile

Sharpening a Cambered Iron By Hand?

10-08-2014 12:57 PM by Rex B

A while back I was inspired by BigRedKnothead’s sharpening blog and dec...

8 10-09-2014 11:22 PM
View Willeh's profile

Lie-Nielsen 102 Low Angle Block Plane?

01-18-2013 12:23 AM by Willeh

Looking at picking up a decent block plane to replace the POS Home Depot Stan...

21 10-09-2014 03:21 PM
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What is this?

10-09-2014 03:15 AM by brucenjen

>> The only markings say “Craftsman Made in USA̶...

2 10-09-2014 04:03 AM
View ScottStewart's profile

Split board with brace and jennings bit - common?

10-05-2014 09:27 PM by ScottStewart

So the situation… Trying to learn to become a neander, have a 5/8...

7 10-08-2014 12:24 PM
View Lucasd2002's profile

candidate for scrub plane conversion?

10-07-2014 03:15 AM by Lucasd2002

Is this a decent candidate to convert to a scrub plane? I have two old plane...

5 10-08-2014 02:14 AM
View Alask's profile

Homemade Rule Stop

10-06-2014 11:24 PM by Alask

Hello felows ,at this time Iwould like to share a wooden tool I just finished...

2 10-07-2014 10:09 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Dumb question of the day--keeping brass wedge in marking/cutting gauge

10-07-2014 04:51 PM by CharlesA

I have a Crown cutting gauge, not a pin, but a knife with a brass wedge that ...

5 10-07-2014 06:20 PM
View LucasWoods's profile

eBay to buy hand tools

10-06-2014 07:22 PM by LucasWoods

So my bday is coming up and i get about $50 to spend on a hand tool. Been sea...

18 10-07-2014 03:49 PM
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Begginers hand tools

10-04-2014 09:06 PM by LucasWoods

I am looking to get into woodworking and don’t have a very large budget...

27 10-07-2014 12:58 PM

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