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Hand Plane Poped Threads

09-02-2014 12:03 PM by uMinded

I was using my #5 Stanley and the rear handle was loose, I gave it a quarter ...

5 09-03-2014 11:53 AM
View DKV's profile

mm tape...

09-02-2014 05:53 PM by DKV

Some of the plans that I download are either from Canada or England woodworke...

4 09-03-2014 02:06 AM
View bondogaposis's profile

Stanley No. 12 scraper plane

08-30-2014 03:00 PM by bondogaposis

Are there any LJ’s that have experience w/ this plane? I was thinking ...

16 09-02-2014 01:50 PM
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couple of cheap chisels?

09-01-2014 12:27 PM by bandit571

Went to a vendor’s row at a local Tractor Fest Took two hours of wa...

3 09-01-2014 01:19 PM
View 12strings's profile

Dado plane set-up help

08-28-2014 11:30 AM by 12strings

I just purchased an old Dado plane, and was wondering if anyone had any tips ...

3 08-31-2014 06:56 PM
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PSA: Bessey K Body Sale @ Rockler for the month of September 2014

08-28-2014 12:38 AM by paxorion

Rockler is having a sale on select Bessey K Body Revos sizes. The KR3.53...

1 08-31-2014 02:12 AM
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Plough Plane Conundrum

08-28-2014 12:25 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey, looking for some advice here. I have a very nice Craftsman 3728 combinat...

2 08-31-2014 12:39 AM
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Mortise Chisels

08-27-2014 04:10 PM by BubbaIBA

There is a current thread on Narex Mortise chisels, not wanting to hijack tha...

25 08-29-2014 09:41 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Need a place to find information on Japanese wood planes.

08-23-2014 11:13 PM by Klickitat

Wow this last month has been unbelievable as I have added at least 50 new pie...

7 08-28-2014 02:35 PM
View Dr_T's profile

Need advice on possible restoration of OLD handplanes and other tools

07-11-2014 07:19 PM by Dr_T

Hi all! Hoping I can get some advice on a possible hand tool restoration pro...

9 08-27-2014 11:59 AM
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Springs for handrill chuck

08-01-2014 05:21 PM by ChefHDAN

I was up in the Adirondacks for a vacation and did some pokin’ ...

4 08-27-2014 12:04 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

Thoughts on the Narex mortise chisels?

10-10-2012 11:15 PM by Purrmaster

Hello! I checked out the reviews for the Narex mortise chisels here. They...

17 08-26-2014 07:59 PM
View JADobson's profile

Stanley 45. Everything there?

08-25-2014 06:18 PM by JADobson

I’m looking at getting a 45 for my birthday and saw this one for sale. ...

3 08-26-2014 04:18 PM
View Craig6870's profile

Please help with bessey clamp question

08-25-2014 07:44 PM by Craig6870

Ladies and gentlemen,I am currently looking to buy about 12 50inch bessey k ...

7 08-26-2014 03:57 PM
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Arkansas stones

08-22-2014 12:43 PM by cox11

Hi guys Im new to woodworking and to date have been using sandpaper to sha...

10 08-26-2014 08:43 AM
View JawShoeAh's profile

What did this guy do???

08-14-2014 02:54 PM by JawShoeAh

I had a really neat opportunity this past weekend to buy some tools. I recent...

10 08-26-2014 01:58 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Hanging tool cabinet assembly and layout advice

08-25-2014 08:28 PM by lateralus819

So I have the rough shell assembled (Dry). I used lock rabbets, and i noti...

8 08-26-2014 01:57 AM
View JohnChung's profile

bench vise - for metal work

08-25-2014 09:21 AM by JohnChung

hi guys, Which bench vise would you get. Just the basic mechanic bench vis...

5 08-26-2014 12:45 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

First saw restoration... The pits!

08-24-2014 07:53 PM by Bugnurd

Hey everyone, Just wanted to share the results of my first saw restoration...

4 08-25-2014 01:57 AM
View notdan's profile

Is this block plane broken?

08-21-2014 01:29 AM by notdan

I bought this little guy off the internet (it’s a stanley 60 1/2) but d...

25 08-25-2014 01:42 AM

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