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'Japanning' using Dupli-color engine enamel - what did I do wrong?

03-13-2015 07:40 PM by Pendragon1998

I have a handful of old cast iron file handles and a pad saw handle that look...

9 03-16-2015 09:46 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Bailey plane question

03-16-2015 03:28 PM by rwe2156

Guys, I have a #4 plane says Stanley on the cap iron with red backround and &...

9 03-16-2015 07:28 PM
View tyler's profile

Trying to restore Stanley #9 1/4

03-16-2015 02:43 PM by tyler

Hello there everyone. This is my first post on here although I have read many...

3 03-16-2015 03:57 PM
View ruddhess's profile

Vintage Marking Gauge

03-16-2015 01:57 AM by ruddhess

I found this marking gauge at a local flea market/antique store. I think ...

6 03-16-2015 03:21 PM
View curliejones's profile

Stanley 60-1/2 old or new?

03-09-2015 05:24 PM by curliejones

I’m not sure how long the new issues of Stanley 60-1/2 have been out, b...

4 03-16-2015 12:46 PM
View BigAxe's profile

Rebuild or buy new plane

03-13-2015 03:14 PM by BigAxe

I have been using hand tools for about two years now. I have 4 planes.One of ...

13 03-16-2015 12:24 PM
View logyard's profile

Hand saw blade not straight

03-13-2015 07:09 AM by logyard

What to do with a hand saw that has a blade that needs straighten Warrented s...

4 03-15-2015 09:27 PM
View LucasWoods's profile

Hand rip boards or use a table saw?

02-18-2015 05:04 PM by LucasWoods

So I have a delema. I would like to stick with hand tools to build all my pro...

53 03-15-2015 01:42 PM
View LucasWoods's profile

Workbench flattening problems and questions

03-14-2015 03:42 AM by LucasWoods

My bench is pretty flat when using my straight edge widthwise in some areas i...

9 03-14-2015 11:15 PM
View DelMcM's profile

Looking for some info on my new chisels.

03-12-2015 02:18 PM by DelMcM

I recently decided to purchase a set of “real” chisels for myself...

12 03-14-2015 12:40 PM
View LucasWoods's profile

Laquer removal?

03-13-2015 10:35 PM by LucasWoods

How do you all remove the laquer from stanley chisels and I got a engineers t...

7 03-14-2015 02:13 AM
View alaskagypsy's profile

Mini or Midi Carbide Cutter for Pens??

03-08-2015 07:40 AM by alaskagypsy

I am a disaster at sharpening anything. I can take a new knife, never used an...

7 03-12-2015 06:33 PM
View Jerry's profile

Kerfing Plane

03-07-2015 05:25 PM by Jerry

As Mark TWW would say, only those of us of the “galoot” persuasio...

8 03-12-2015 02:30 PM
View David White's profile

What tool would you buy with $400?

03-06-2015 04:38 AM by David White

Hi All It was my 50th birthday recently and my mother (thanks Mum!) gave m...

23 03-12-2015 02:00 AM
View Rigs's profile

New tool box

03-10-2015 11:49 AM by Rigs

My wife gifted me a new tool box. It’s a second hand box but is still i...

1 03-12-2015 12:42 AM
View TRHeath's profile

Woodriver V3 Handplanes

03-08-2015 04:53 AM by TRHeath

Quality? Worth the price? GO…....

13 03-10-2015 10:56 PM
View blanchardd75's profile

Tool ID help

03-10-2015 04:34 PM by blanchardd75

Good Morning Lumberjocks. I come to you with a few questions today. Namely I ...

3 03-10-2015 05:58 PM
View JeffP's profile

smoothing plane on veneer plywood?

03-09-2015 12:27 PM by JeffP

Following up on some suggestions in another current thread, I spent a little ...

4 03-09-2015 02:24 PM
View JeffP's profile

48 inch bandsaw

02-25-2015 12:59 PM by JeffP

Ran into this elsewhere on the inter webs and thought some of you might enjoy...

1 03-08-2015 06:58 PM
View Paul M's profile

Can you ID this plane blade

03-08-2015 03:54 AM by Paul M

I picked up a Bailey no3 (type 11, I think) a few weeks ago, and am starting ...

5 03-08-2015 04:02 PM

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