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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
View planeBill's profile

Stanley Block plane

05-14-2012 01:02 PM by planeBill

Concerning only Stanley block planes, either standard or low angle, what are ...

22 01-24-2013 03:13 AM
View woodworker59's profile

What is the likely hood that this is all original?

01-16-2013 11:34 PM by woodworker59

I picked up this KeenKutter #5 plane off Ebay for a nice price, I think the s...

16 01-23-2013 11:46 PM
View Holbs's profile

what makes japenese wood working chisels so $$$ ?

01-20-2013 03:06 AM by Holbs

http://japantool-iida.com/chisel_bench/index.html while cruising around fo...

16 01-22-2013 04:08 AM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

This 3D ruler looks really handy

01-18-2013 08:28 PM by TopamaxSurvivor

This 3D ruler from Peachtree WW looks really handy.

7 01-21-2013 06:16 PM
View richardwootton's profile

Stanley Bedrock

01-19-2013 12:57 AM by richardwootton

Why in the world are the Stanley Bedrock planes so much more expensive than a...

19 01-20-2013 05:18 PM
View ToddJB's profile (online now)

First Plane... YEAH... Now, how do I fix it?

01-18-2013 03:39 PM by ToddJB

I just picked up my first hand plane last weekend. It’s in pretty good ...

13 01-19-2013 04:36 AM
View JesseTutt's profile

strange markings on tape measure

01-18-2013 07:11 PM by JesseTutt

Harbor Freight has a coupon this month for a free measuring tape. When I got...

7 01-19-2013 01:30 AM
View Don Broussard's profile (online now)

Level with Me

01-08-2013 03:03 AM by Don Broussard

I got this 2-vial Stanley Sweetheart level at an antique shop (I think I got ...

3 01-19-2013 12:24 AM
View Timberwerks's profile

First Shavings

01-18-2013 03:08 PM by Timberwerks

Nothing like the excitement of the first shavings from a new plane. Kanna is ...

5 01-18-2013 08:22 PM
View Lee Barker's profile

Help identifying small bar clamps and my discovery for refurbishing them

01-15-2013 10:00 PM by Lee Barker

I have two pairs, bought used at different places. The smaller ones say &#...

12 01-18-2013 01:16 PM
View davidroberts's profile

Need help setting #3 Iron

01-13-2013 10:08 PM by davidroberts

I’m having a very basic problem of setting the plane iron and chipbreak...

14 01-18-2013 02:38 AM
View Anapolis7's profile

Popular Woodworking Scraper Plane Plans

09-01-2012 11:31 PM by Anapolis7

I am in the process of building a scraper plane. I have read about a billion...

6 01-18-2013 02:18 AM
View BerBer5985's profile

Google sketchup for tpi pattern for retoothing

01-16-2013 11:38 PM by BerBer5985

To start off, I absolutely don’t get sketchup. I’ve played with i...

2 01-17-2013 12:31 AM
View AKSteve's profile

Craigslist find

01-16-2013 07:54 PM by AKSteve

Don’t know if the price is right but I thought I would pass it along. I...

6 01-16-2013 11:02 PM
View lunn's profile

old tools at auction

01-16-2013 11:16 AM by lunn

I sometimes go to a auction house near me if they have something i’m in...

2 01-16-2013 01:47 PM
View Spur's profile

Spofford brace refurb help

01-16-2013 02:52 AM by Spur

I finally found a spofford brace (it is a 110) but it needs a bit o work. The...

3 01-16-2013 04:53 AM
View davidroberts's profile

Need help with these Saw Sharpening Jigs

01-13-2013 09:22 PM by davidroberts

I’m peering over that slippery slope of saw sharpening. I bought a MF ...

1 01-16-2013 03:00 AM
View BigMig's profile

Sharpening/Cambering the Iron of a Bailey Hand Plane

01-15-2013 05:05 PM by BigMig

I recently watched a video on the Fine Woodworking site on sharpening and cam...

6 01-16-2013 01:43 AM

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