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"New" Groz Parallel Clamps - Bargain or Dud?

09-25-2013 03:38 PM by paxorion

I noticed that Woodcraft has a “new” offering of Groz Parallel Cl...

18 01-27-2015 06:49 PM
View Brett's profile

Ohio Tool No. O1 plane [update]

04-07-2012 05:31 PM by Brett

Is there a market for non-Stanley No. 1 hand planes? I found this Ohio Tool ...

30 01-27-2015 01:28 AM
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Parts for Craftsman 78 rabbet plane (now with pix)?

10-19-2014 05:01 PM by Brett

[Slightly updated] I bought a Craftsman 78-style rabbet plane that is missing...

8 01-26-2015 09:30 PM
View TLE's profile

Cleaning a new chisel for honing

12-21-2011 01:58 AM by TLE

I’ve seen postings that recommend this or that to remove the varnish-li...

9 01-26-2015 03:49 AM
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brass brush leaving residue on plane body

01-19-2015 03:49 PM by nathanb654

Recently cleaned up a couple of Stanley block planes. I used citric acid and ...

9 01-26-2015 03:09 AM
View LucasWoods's profile

Need some help

01-25-2015 07:58 PM by LucasWoods

I am gluing up my workbench today and need some help. Demensions are 30X60 an...

7 01-26-2015 02:57 AM
View MrRon's profile

Stanley video

01-25-2015 06:26 PM by MrRon

Watch this video at your own peril. It will drive you crazy. http://www.stanl...

1 01-25-2015 07:17 PM
View ric53's profile

Krenov style radius plane

01-24-2015 01:23 PM by ric53

Does anybody out there know where I can get a Krenov style radius plane. I wa...

5 01-25-2015 04:08 PM
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01-25-2015 03:52 PM by schaffa

anyone out there tried the “new & improved” Merlin? The Merli...

0 01-25-2015 03:52 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Rasp and File

01-24-2015 01:01 AM by Don Broussard

I picked up a few tools from a friend this weekend, and two of them are unfam...

8 01-24-2015 04:00 PM
View Coel's profile

starting set up. help me spend my money

01-22-2015 07:44 AM by Coel

So I have money I’m slowly putting aside for a table saw. But in the m...

20 01-24-2015 03:25 AM
View Lattimer's profile

hand saw value

01-22-2015 11:31 PM by Lattimer

Mods, please delete if this thread is inappropriate. I read through the posti...

7 01-23-2015 08:10 PM
View AESamuel's profile

Squaring end grain without a shooting board.

01-22-2015 04:04 PM by AESamuel

Hi! I’m making a candle holder out of Sapele at the moment and I hav...

8 01-23-2015 04:53 PM
View Tim Dahn's profile

Re-harden a plane iron

01-20-2015 04:03 PM by Tim Dahn

I have a Sargent plane iron that is tapered, I was hoping to try it in a plan...

7 01-23-2015 10:01 AM
View MLD's profile

97-1/2 Chisel Plane: Veritas or Lie-Nielsen?

01-21-2015 01:02 PM by MLD

I have been pondering the purchase of a chisel plane for some time and have d...

5 01-22-2015 01:15 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

scary sharp

01-21-2015 12:21 AM by daddywoofdawg

The oil stone I have is junk,So I’ve be read up about the scary sharp m...

16 01-21-2015 08:08 PM
View jdh122's profile

wood river vs veritas side rabbet plane

01-18-2015 12:05 PM by jdh122

I’ve decided I’d like to buy a side rabbet plane and am seeking a...

10 01-21-2015 12:51 PM
View fumehappy's profile

file rust prevention.

01-20-2015 02:26 AM by fumehappy

Hello all,Got some files and rasps recently cleaned in citric acid. I know o...

5 01-21-2015 01:50 AM
View Benvolio's profile

' the devil is Stanley Sweetheart??

02-11-2013 08:48 AM by Benvolio

Hello, everyone long time lurker, first time poster. I’ve been st...

17 01-21-2015 12:35 AM
View mbs's profile

Does your wife help in the shop?

01-18-2015 03:52 AM by mbs

My wife wants to replace a 40” round table top in the house. I had som...

44 01-20-2015 08:27 PM

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