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A "Keyless" chuck?

12-27-2012 04:23 PM by bandit571

I am trying to sell this little chuck on Ebay. No markings on it, but it i...

2 12-28-2012 04:43 PM
View ZED's profile

Planes, what do I do now??

12-28-2012 01:15 AM by ZED

So I bought some hand planes and am in the process of refurbishing them. I ha...

12 12-28-2012 03:55 PM
View wunderaa's profile

"I need some hand planes..."

12-23-2012 12:08 AM by wunderaa

I recall that thought running through my inner dialog a couple of months back...

6 12-28-2012 01:36 PM
View Jon1094's profile

Making hand tools

12-28-2012 11:58 AM by Jon1094

I am turning some new handles for my Irwin chisels and now want to make a set...

4 12-28-2012 01:32 PM
View startingfromscratch's profile

$100 set of chisels...give me your recommendations!

12-27-2012 03:58 AM by startingfromscratch

Getting into dovetailing and mortise and tenon joinery with hand tools. I go...

10 12-27-2012 11:44 PM
View Arminius's profile

Making moulding planes - best floats to start with?

10-29-2011 06:03 AM by Arminius

I am planning to try my hand at making some hollows/rounds/rebate planes, and...

6 12-27-2012 09:23 PM
View CartersWhittling's profile

Moulding Planes

05-23-2012 07:24 PM by CartersWhittling

I am currently in the process of researching the design and construction of m...

5 12-27-2012 09:16 PM
View WillAdams's profile

Small woodworking tool set

12-21-2012 07:23 PM by WillAdams

I want to make a small, (inexpensive?), portable tool chest / box for myself,...

17 12-26-2012 11:10 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

Christmas Chisel Gloat

12-26-2012 12:36 AM by bobasaurus

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

8 12-26-2012 04:32 PM
View Tim21BO3's profile

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

12-23-2012 09:49 PM by Tim21BO3

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

5 12-24-2012 05:19 AM
View Matt Nudi's profile

Shop Essential Hand Tools?

12-22-2012 05:06 AM by Matt Nudi

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

11 12-22-2012 05:38 PM
View steve6678's profile

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

11-22-2012 02:07 AM by steve6678

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

79 12-22-2012 02:20 PM
View frosty50's profile

History on a Bedrock 608 Jointer Plane

12-21-2012 09:20 PM by frosty50

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

2 12-22-2012 01:33 AM
View Tedstor's profile

A few recent acquisitions

12-21-2012 06:35 PM by Tedstor

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

1 12-22-2012 12:23 AM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Sargent Plane Identity Tips

03-16-2011 03:01 AM by HorizontalMike

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

8 12-22-2012 12:06 AM
View groy87's profile

Wood recommendations for dai (kanna) body.

12-21-2012 04:46 PM by groy87

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

2 12-21-2012 10:01 PM
View Jon1094's profile

Something amazing just happened

12-21-2012 06:49 PM by Jon1094

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

1 12-21-2012 07:02 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Using a pencil.

12-21-2012 04:23 AM by JohnChung

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

1 12-21-2012 08:37 AM
View mandatory66's profile

Saw choice for Stanley 150 miter box

12-21-2012 01:19 AM by mandatory66

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

0 12-21-2012 01:19 AM
View shampeon's profile

Making plough plane cutters from bar stock

12-04-2012 05:14 AM by shampeon

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

28 12-20-2012 11:10 PM

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