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Old Tool Shopping: Slim Pickens in Saskatchewan

04-07-2015 12:49 AM by poopiekat

Four days in Regina Saskatchewan, and this was all I could scrape up. Grante...

8 04-11-2015 02:51 PM
View unisaw's profile

My first Live Free or Die Auction - Nashua, NH

04-09-2015 07:57 PM by unisaw

I am planning on attending my first show this month. I am told that prior to...

2 04-09-2015 10:08 PM
View ChipBreaker's profile

Anybody have any info on this Disston back saw?

03-26-2014 07:58 PM by ChipBreaker

Got this saw in a lot at an auction yesterday. This is the only one I cant fi...

16 04-09-2015 03:38 PM
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Craftsman (Columbian) 10" woodworking vise restored - quick release not quite working right

04-08-2015 11:22 PM by Pendragon1998

I recently restored a 10” Craftsman woodworking vise that was made for ...

2 04-09-2015 03:28 PM
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G. MAUS & CO Gouge - anyone have any information?

04-08-2015 11:05 PM by Pendragon1998

I received an old gouge today which is actually in decent, albeit rusty shape...

0 04-08-2015 11:05 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

First hand planes

03-27-2015 03:51 PM by PhillipRCW

I am a complete virgin to hand planes, but I really want to pick up a few to ...

32 04-07-2015 10:10 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Glue up tools, brushes, accessories

04-06-2015 08:44 PM by PhillipRCW

Are there any tools in your shop that help you a lot with spreading, applying...

20 04-07-2015 09:35 PM
View curliejones's profile

Rudimentary precision? an oxymoron?

04-04-2015 06:16 PM by curliejones

I love nice tools! I’m not alone, considering the company I keep he...

9 04-07-2015 04:36 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Dovetails and chisels

04-05-2015 07:53 PM by Joel_B

I tried cutting my first dovetails yesterday and they didn’t come out s...

6 04-06-2015 02:07 PM
View bonesbr549's profile

Lienielsen chisel sets

03-23-2015 01:46 AM by bonesbr549

finally decided to get a set of LN’s and went online, and they use to s...

16 04-06-2015 01:15 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

sharpening question

03-31-2015 01:00 PM by daddywoofdawg

I have a sharpening question,I use the scary sharp method,can’t afford ...

21 04-04-2015 02:56 PM
View Brent12's profile

Cool tools from the flea market

04-04-2015 12:10 AM by Brent12

So my wife brought me some tools today she found at the flea market. I was s...

5 04-04-2015 01:52 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Is it possible to hand plane hard maple?

04-04-2015 02:58 AM by Joel_B

I was trying to hand plane a piece of hard maple about 1 inch wide to get it ...

7 04-04-2015 12:53 PM
View redSLED's profile

What different chisel hammers/mallets do you use?

03-05-2015 08:11 PM by redSLED

Yes, I have searched and read the many “what mallet do you use” a...

26 04-04-2015 05:41 AM
View grfrazee's profile

Calling all No. 45 owners...

09-25-2012 04:07 PM by grfrazee

I recently acquired a No. 45 with cutters, but without any of the wooden boxe...

28 04-04-2015 02:50 AM
View ChuckV's profile

Another Veritas First

04-01-2015 12:54 PM by ChuckV

Has anyone purchased one of these Veritas custom bench planes from Lee Valley...

9 04-03-2015 03:05 PM
View bandit571's profile

Kobalt hand planes???upon further review

07-22-2013 03:02 AM by bandit571

Was in Lowes tonight. Looking around in the tool section, found out the St...

34 04-03-2015 02:09 AM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Tip- Container to hold cleaning fluid

04-02-2015 11:07 PM by Troy Cleckler

Just thought I’d share what I come up with to accommodate a #7 plane fo...

0 04-02-2015 11:07 PM
View rwe2156's profile

File Handle sizes

04-02-2015 04:16 PM by rwe2156

0, 1, 2…. Can anyone tell me how to figure out what size I need for ...

1 04-02-2015 04:28 PM
View Kay Preston's profile

Swazi Hand Plane Hack

03-31-2015 02:45 PM by Kay Preston

My neighbour is a resourceful guy.I went to him to ask for help on my plane t...

3 04-01-2015 09:06 PM

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