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View Bill White's profile

Stanley #71 router plane parts needed.

07-28-2015 02:21 PM by Bill White

Lookin’ for a 1/4” and spear point blade/cutter for my #71. I kn...

3 07-28-2015 04:20 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Wood River prep time

07-27-2015 03:14 PM by rwe2156

You’ve seen the videos I just thought I’d post this as a “c...

4 07-27-2015 08:13 PM
View WayneC's profile

Antique Toolbox - CA 1900 from New Jersey

07-20-2013 05:34 PM by WayneC

I purchased this on vacation a couple of weeks ago and said I would supply me...

25 07-27-2015 06:28 PM
View Dutchmn's profile

Hand tool noob

07-24-2015 06:48 PM by Dutchmn

Was out a local thrift store today and picked up a few items: a Zylizz vice, ...

12 07-26-2015 08:04 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

What tool is that anyway?

07-23-2015 01:40 AM by Combo Prof

Time to play guess what this tool is I bet many of you have not seen one. ...

14 07-23-2015 08:18 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Stanley 45 parts

07-22-2015 11:12 AM by rwe2156

Having a little trouble locating parts.I have a c.1900 model I need to do som...

4 07-22-2015 08:12 PM
View Combo Prof's profile

Help me make or buy this brass part.

07-21-2015 04:53 PM by Combo Prof

This is the brass plate of my Stanley 65 marking gauge. I need the same part ...

16 07-22-2015 02:47 AM
View Tenfingers58's profile

Fulton plane worth restoring?

07-15-2013 07:00 AM by Tenfingers58

At an estate sale I picked up a Fulton “Value Liner” hand plane, ...

12 07-21-2015 05:25 PM
View lumberjoe's profile

Used hand plane buying guide

07-23-2012 01:13 PM by lumberjoe

My wife and I love going to flea markets and craft shows. We don’t buy ...

25 07-21-2015 03:07 AM
View WayneC's profile

Froe of your Dreams

07-20-2015 08:38 PM by WayneC

I saw a request for more information on Froe, Axes and Adze. I’m addin...

11 07-20-2015 10:17 PM
View sgtq's profile

ISO a knob and tote for sargent 414 plane

07-20-2015 04:22 AM by sgtq

Hey everyone. Was curious if anyone knew where I could possibly purchase a re...

2 07-20-2015 11:21 AM
View Scrape's profile

Fix warped plane blade?

05-31-2013 01:00 PM by Scrape

I recently acquired an old no. 6 plane in great shape except for one thing: a...

11 07-20-2015 02:15 AM
View Joel_B's profile

Hand Plane ID

01-13-2015 05:14 AM by Joel_B

A friend of mine picked up this plane.It appears to be a no 5 jack plane from...

19 07-19-2015 07:43 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

pre-carter student

06-28-2015 02:41 PM by daddywoofdawg

I was in school before jimmy carter tried to make the us metric,but do to the...

131 07-19-2015 12:10 PM
View papajon's profile

What is this?

07-18-2015 01:41 AM by papajon

I’m stumped. Thought at first it was for corrugating tin. What sa...

6 07-18-2015 09:19 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

MY favorite hammer

06-17-2015 04:07 PM by JoeinGa

I cant find a similar thread that was posted just a few weeks ago. Someone (...

19 07-17-2015 05:57 PM
View oltexasboy1's profile

2 speed breast drill

07-16-2015 08:08 PM by oltexasboy1

A few weeks ago I bought a 2 speed breast drill, at a flea market, that I hav...

7 07-17-2015 04:28 PM
View gdpolk's profile

Favorite rust remover for hand tools

06-23-2015 01:36 AM by gdpolk

Whats your favorite rust remover to use when restoring old hand tools from an...

26 07-17-2015 03:50 AM
View BubbaIBA's profile

LN Sharpening Jig

07-13-2015 03:14 AM by BubbaIBA

I do almost all my sharpening freehand but because the pig stickers are a dif...

2 07-17-2015 02:59 AM
View Straightbowed's profile

Veritas Plow Plane

09-17-2012 01:55 PM by Straightbowed

Just a question I just ordered tha plow plane and waiting for it to come in, ...

24 07-16-2015 11:15 PM

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