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Christmas Chisel Gloat

612 days ago by bobasaurus

My parents understand my favorite hobby very well and got me this excellent s...

8 611 days ago
View Tim21BO3's profile

Would I be paying too much for this John Spear saw?

614 days ago by Tim21BO3

Merry Christmas to all! I have recently stumbled across an individual loca...

5 614 days ago
View Matt Nudi's profile

Shop Essential Hand Tools?

616 days ago by Matt Nudi

Hello everybody, Well, a little back story on me. I’m a college stud...

11 615 days ago
View steve6678's profile

Pencils...I do a lot of layout; furniture building. What Pencil brand do u use?

646 days ago by steve6678

Ha…I buy the Mechanicals from the dollar store but they break off too e...

79 615 days ago
View frosty50's profile

History on a Bedrock 608 Jointer Plane

616 days ago by frosty50

I purchase several years ago a Bedrock 608 jointer plane. I now that Stanley ...

2 616 days ago
View Tedstor's profile

A few recent acquisitions

616 days ago by Tedstor

Just for the sake of conversation, I thought I might share a few recent purch...

1 616 days ago
View HorizontalMike's profile

Sargent Plane Identity Tips

1263 days ago by HorizontalMike

One of the planes I have from my GG-father is a Sargent, so I have been recen...

8 616 days ago
View groy87's profile

Wood recommendations for dai (kanna) body.

616 days ago by groy87

I recently acquired a Japanese plane blade from eBay and I was wondering if a...

2 616 days ago
View Jon1094's profile

Something amazing just happened

616 days ago by Jon1094

I had some time between projects drying. After tuning up a couple planes I i...

1 616 days ago
View JohnChung's profile

Using a pencil.

617 days ago by JohnChung

We all use a pencil for marking lines :) There is a new use for a pencil. To ...

1 616 days ago
View mandatory66's profile

Saw choice for Stanley 150 miter box

617 days ago by mandatory66

I just picked up a very nice Stanley 150 miter box and am having difficulty w...

0 617 days ago
View shampeon's profile

Making plough plane cutters from bar stock

634 days ago by shampeon

I recently bought an old Stanley #45 plough plane, and it was missing some cu...

28 617 days ago
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619 days ago by mvflaim

Hi, my name is Mike and I’m an antique molding plane addict.

20 617 days ago
View andy6601's profile

Planing Knots

620 days ago by andy6601

I have been working with a lot of pine lately and I have been doing my best t...

15 617 days ago
View Loren's profile

how do I bend a file shank?

618 days ago by Loren

Fussing around today I discovered I need a small file with a bent or cranked ...

6 617 days ago
View Sandra's profile

VERY interesting ad on Kijiji - any thoughts?

618 days ago by Sandra

This ad caught my attention this morning. Looks like it may be quality stuff...

14 618 days ago
View b2rtch's profile

Any reason why I shlould not use magnets to hold my chisels?

633 days ago by b2rtch

I am looking for ideas to build a chisel rack.Now I am thinking about using m...

27 618 days ago
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Woodpecker's Straddle Squares; worth it or not

638 days ago by TopamaxSurvivor

Are they worth it or not?

25 618 days ago
View Brett's profile

Folding rulers?

1108 days ago by Brett

Has anyone used a folding ruler for woodworking? There are two kinds of fold...

36 618 days ago
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621 days ago by Fritz

Hello if you have a festool domino how do you like it? Thanks Fritz

7 619 days ago

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