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$0.25 hollow plastic handle bevel gauge. Looking to pimp it up w/ a new handle!

03-29-2013 02:04 AM by Emma Walker

I picked up a bevel gauge at a flea market awhile back that has a hollow plas...

9 03-29-2013 03:55 PM
View 12strings's profile

Cleaning tools

03-27-2013 10:43 PM by 12strings

Could you describe your routine, if any, for wiping, cleaning tools after use...

7 03-29-2013 01:26 PM
View Nik 's profile

Fix for a scrub plane blade that slips after 3-4 strokes?

03-29-2013 02:15 AM by Nik

Hello everyone, I recentlly bought a Stanley Scrub plane on ebay. It is of...

1 03-29-2013 02:49 AM
View bandit571's profile (online now)

Strange wear patterns

03-27-2013 06:35 PM by bandit571

The last few plane irons I have restored, have the center of the edge worn aw...

6 03-28-2013 04:37 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

New Tote/Knobs and NEW Cracks

03-27-2013 11:16 PM by HorizontalMike

To say WTF is a minimum, however one of my new Rosewood Totes developed a sli...

11 03-28-2013 04:04 PM
View hotbyte's profile (online now)

Diamond(s) in the rough - planes and saws

03-28-2013 01:33 AM by hotbyte

My neighbor’s step father passed away a few years back and she is helpi...

1 03-28-2013 01:49 AM
View unisaw's profile

Carving chisels - how not to store

03-28-2013 12:39 AM by unisaw

I opened this pouch with my carving tools and was shocked to see the rust tha...

5 03-28-2013 01:38 AM
View lblack2x4's profile

Dovetail saw

03-25-2013 06:52 PM by lblack2x4

So I’m having a bit of trouble desiding on a saw. I’m looking at...

9 03-27-2013 02:40 PM
View GusG's profile

Creating microbevel on new hand plane blade

03-27-2013 07:58 AM by GusG

Hi, I have two new LV bevel-up blades. One at 50 deg and the other at 38 d...

6 03-27-2013 12:31 PM
View Kenny 's profile

Quangsheng Planes and plane irons-Anybody tried one?

03-11-2012 07:36 AM by Kenny

I saw these Quangsheng planes and plane irons while perusing Ebay in hopes of...

4 03-27-2013 07:09 AM
View Woodworker_Collins's profile

No.4 Smoothing planes

03-26-2013 10:53 AM by Woodworker_Collins

i am really trying to become more skilled with my hand tools i have always be...

7 03-27-2013 02:10 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Collet Closer, 7x14, Hitorque Mini Lathe

03-26-2013 07:06 PM by RussellAP

This should take care of my finial chucking problem once and for all. ...

0 03-26-2013 07:06 PM
View Vodo's profile

Having problems with getting my plane blade back flat

03-25-2013 05:07 PM by Vodo

I’m a new woodworker. I bought a cheapo starter-plane at Harbor Freigh...

14 03-26-2013 04:44 PM
View Brett's profile

Wood Files. Good Ones without Breaking the Bank?

03-03-2013 04:33 AM by Brett

Hey Folks, I have been working on some projects that use files for shaping...

17 03-26-2013 01:49 AM
View akmiller907's profile

I need a low knob and tote for my Stanley Bailey no. 5

03-26-2013 12:16 AM by akmiller907

Anyone Have a set for sale. Like the ones on this plane? Or know where I can ...

0 03-26-2013 12:16 AM
View 69BBNova's profile

Weekend Purchase (Stanley #7 + Craftsman Miter Box)

03-25-2013 07:54 AM by 69BBNova

The miter box is pretty much as received except for freeing u...

5 03-25-2013 03:11 PM
View bandit571's profile (online now)

Phoenix Brand handsaw??

03-23-2013 05:04 PM by bandit571

Picked up a little handsaw the other day I figured that for $3 + TAX I co...

4 03-25-2013 12:44 PM
View IrreverentJack's profile

Going Through My Rust Bucket

03-24-2013 05:04 PM by IrreverentJack

I apologize in advance for not taking before pictures. For thirty years I hav...

1 03-25-2013 12:00 PM
View akmiller907's profile

No. 08 Jointer

03-24-2013 02:05 AM by akmiller907

So I am hoping someone might now who this plane is made by. It was a...

12 03-24-2013 10:23 PM
View DavidNJ's profile

Best Stone for Removing Chips?

03-24-2013 10:01 AM by DavidNJ

When removing metal after chip on plane is a 220 grit best? If so, is the bes...

7 03-24-2013 07:59 PM

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