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View david_larch's profile

Old-ish hand tool I.d.

01-30-2013 10:06 PM by david_larch

My buddy is in New England for a family function and sent me some pics of too...

2 01-30-2013 10:59 PM
View airman's profile

best handplane

01-20-2013 01:03 AM by airman

The Wood Show will be here soon and I have almost convinced myself to buy a g...

18 01-30-2013 04:32 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Shooting Board - Wife

01-29-2013 08:21 PM by Gerald Thompson

My wife has always taken some what of a dim view on the use of hand tools esp...

6 01-30-2013 02:29 AM
View paratrooper34's profile

Hand Saw Sharpening Demystified (for me at least!)

01-21-2013 04:54 PM by paratrooper34

Hi All, so after a crushing Patriots loss and a bad first foray into commenti...

16 01-30-2013 02:14 AM
View Eddie's profile

Identify these old hand planes? Good deal?

01-30-2013 01:31 AM by Eddie

Hi guys, I have been looking at picking up an older plane off of craigslist....

4 01-30-2013 02:00 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

WTB: Cap for Stanley 220 plane.

01-15-2013 11:06 PM by Lee Barker

That pretty much says it. Condition requirements: It’s not broken lik...

6 01-29-2013 06:13 PM
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Made a chatter tool for Wood Turning

10-28-2011 04:21 AM by Arlin Eastman

Today I made a chatter tool for woodturning. I used an old cutting tool and ...

17 01-29-2013 05:48 PM
View Joseph Crivelli's profile

Adjustable T-Square

01-28-2013 04:52 PM by Joseph Crivelli

On American Woodshop Episode 1910 Outdoor Accents, Scott Phillips uses a blac...

16 01-29-2013 03:48 PM
View Don W's profile

Sargent Plane Information

08-10-2012 05:45 PM by Don W

After acquiring a few Sargent Block planes I’ve grown a fondness for th...

26 01-29-2013 10:00 AM
View Pimzedd's profile (online now)

Stanley #48 Tongue and Groove Plane - How old is it and is it worth $25

01-28-2013 11:45 PM by Pimzedd

I went to an auction West of Fort Worth, Texas last week. During the auction ...

2 01-29-2013 01:14 AM
View melliott's profile

Bailey No 5

01-26-2013 12:15 AM by melliott

Picked up a bailey No 5 hand plane that is in good condition. It is complete ...

16 01-28-2013 12:26 AM
View groy87's profile

Books on Japanese hand tools

01-27-2013 06:40 PM by groy87

Since december last year I’ve been trying to get a copy of toshiro odat...

3 01-27-2013 08:23 PM
View Rob186's profile

Wenzloff Backsaw advise

01-13-2013 08:43 PM by Rob186

Hi I am looking into getting a tennon saw from wenzloff and son I have their...

6 01-27-2013 06:00 PM
View Bob Downing's profile

Which sharpening stones should I get?

02-22-2012 02:55 AM by Bob Downing

I’m hesitant to ask this because I’m sure there are as many ways ...

22 01-27-2013 05:11 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Lathe chisel handles

01-26-2013 02:04 PM by RussellAP

Some years back, when I was married to the first wife, I had occasion to get ...

5 01-26-2013 03:55 PM
View jhut's profile

Can't identify this plane

01-24-2013 02:56 PM by jhut

This old plane was in my dad’s tool chest. There are no markings. Not e...

23 01-26-2013 01:45 PM
View Holbs's profile

Waterstones VS Oil Stones VS Diamond Stones

01-22-2013 03:33 AM by Holbs

so i’m about to venture into the world of sharpening chisels, planes, b...

35 01-26-2013 03:14 AM
View TDog's profile

100% Hand Tools or Mix it Up ?

07-15-2012 06:41 PM by TDog

I am considering selling all my power tools except for my skill saw and t...

40 01-25-2013 01:11 AM
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...

15 01-24-2013 09:42 PM
View Matt Vredenburg's profile

What is this used for?

01-23-2013 06:28 PM by Matt Vredenburg

I found this in my grandfathers tools and I wanted to know what this tools is...

5 01-24-2013 02:47 PM

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