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How to date bench planes

03-04-2015 12:31 AM by Gwjames

So I just recently purchased two Stanley bench planes, a no. 4 and a no. 5. I...

1 03-04-2015 01:30 AM
View lepelerin's profile

Need ID a chisel

03-03-2015 11:33 PM by lepelerin

Hi All, I got that chisel for $2. Will need a lot of work to be back to wo...

3 03-04-2015 01:02 AM
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Need ID a hand brace

03-03-2015 10:39 PM by lepelerin

Hi All, My dad gave me my grand father hand brace. It was in good shape, ...

2 03-03-2015 10:57 PM
View LJackson's profile

Intimidated by Hand Planes

03-02-2015 05:58 PM by LJackson

I have been researching hand planes for a month or two. This will be probably...

22 03-03-2015 06:04 PM
View thechipcarver's profile

Anybody own or have tried an Ultra Carver?

02-26-2015 12:44 PM by thechipcarver

Hey LJs, Have a question, thought I would start here. Has anybody or do y...

1 03-03-2015 05:44 PM
View mosatall's profile

Disston no12 30 inches. worth?

03-03-2015 05:03 PM by mosatall

Found a Henry Disston no.12 and 30 inches long and in a very good condtion.I ...

1 03-03-2015 05:34 PM
View JasonZahn's profile

Millers Falls 14c

03-03-2015 03:22 AM by JasonZahn

I’m in the process of trying to restore a MF 14c and have misplaced th...

2 03-03-2015 09:21 AM
View Texchappy's profile

Thoughts on Bridge City HP-6v2 and HP-8 wanted

05-18-2012 01:52 PM by Texchappy

Found these while wandering around last night when I couldn’t sleep. T...

7 03-03-2015 03:50 AM
View Andy Ponder's profile

Stanley Claw Hammer Question

03-02-2015 10:00 PM by Andy Ponder

I have a Stanley claw hammer that belonged to my dad. He passed away in 1977....

2 03-03-2015 12:16 AM
View JasonZahn's profile

Plane iron back bevels

03-02-2015 12:42 AM by JasonZahn

Looking for a hand here: I just bought a VERY used Millers Falls 14c off o...

5 03-02-2015 01:23 PM
View woodworker_55's profile

Specialty planes

03-01-2015 08:13 PM by woodworker_55

I am looking for the name of the planes or related tools necessary to make th...

4 03-02-2015 06:04 AM
View wcunning's profile

Mitre Box Identification

03-01-2015 08:15 PM by wcunning

I bought a couple of mitre boxes in the recent past, and I’m trying to ...

6 03-02-2015 01:34 AM
View kooldecker's profile

David Barron dovetail hammer question

02-28-2015 04:56 AM by kooldecker

Hey guys i was thinking about crafting one of those nifty little dovetail ham...

1 03-01-2015 09:29 PM
View Benvolio's profile

PVA glue - the elephant in the room

03-01-2015 12:40 AM by Benvolio

So I’m in the middle of a big glue up at the moment – about 50 jo...

7 03-01-2015 01:25 PM
View forevertools's profile

anniversary gift

02-28-2015 12:22 AM by forevertools

My husband and I have our 10 year anniversary coming up and I am looking for ...

6 03-01-2015 01:36 AM
View Benvolio's profile

To spray a record combination plane??

02-28-2015 03:07 PM by Benvolio

I need to touch up my record router plane and rebate plane so planning on doi...

1 02-28-2015 07:15 PM
View Mambrax's profile

Handplane instruction help, please

02-26-2015 08:33 PM by Mambrax

I just bought a Stanley 920 block plane. The instruction state “Comes w...

11 02-28-2015 01:24 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Set up CBN Grinding Station

02-28-2015 04:11 AM by BubbaIBA

I’ve followed Derek’s post on his CBN wheel and decided it was wo...

1 02-28-2015 04:49 AM
View Brett's profile

Craftsman rabbet plane fence-rod hole

10-28-2014 03:00 AM by Brett

I took my recent-vintage Craftsman rabbet plane (a Stanley 78 clone) to Lowes...

17 02-28-2015 04:39 AM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Did I destroy this plane or can it be saved?

02-23-2015 01:28 AM by Troy Cleckler

This is the #4 that was given to me and I was checking for sole flatness I fo...

23 02-28-2015 03:51 AM

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