Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View Eddie's profile

Hand tool (plane collectors dream) sale in the Portland/Vancouver areas

07-31-2013 09:53 PM by Eddie

Browsing craigslist and found this sale near Vancouver and felt like I needed...

31 08-02-2013 09:39 PM
View toolmike's profile

Frankenstein razee planes?

07-28-2013 02:42 AM by toolmike

Last year at “Tools of the Trade”, probably the biggest used tool...

3 08-02-2013 08:58 PM
View unbob's profile

Hand Plane sole flattening

08-02-2013 09:53 AM by unbob

There is an interesting discussion on the Practical Machinist forum, under wo...

13 08-02-2013 05:25 PM
View NoLongerHere's profile


07-30-2013 02:32 AM by NoLongerHere

A friend of mine gave me this tool the other day. He said he didn’t kno...

25 08-02-2013 05:22 PM
View ErikF's profile

I'm having a problem getting a plane iron to stay set.

08-02-2013 01:46 AM by ErikF

I’ve been working on my second wooden plane and have run into a problem...

12 08-02-2013 12:03 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Modern Stanley #4

08-01-2013 03:07 PM by JohnChung

I started looking at #4 after Paul Seller’s video. Before I bought it, ...

10 08-02-2013 01:28 AM
View dean2336's profile

what is this

08-01-2013 07:12 PM by dean2336

a friend found this in a box of old stanley tools.

5 08-01-2013 09:47 PM
View Hersh's profile

What is this? Need to Know

08-01-2013 05:02 PM by Hersh

Lumberjocks? I do not know what this is exactly. Here is what I know about i...

7 08-01-2013 08:35 PM
View 7Footer's profile

Stumbled upon these today

07-31-2013 11:13 PM by 7Footer

I was on my lunch today, taking a picture of this stone wall down by a local ...

5 08-01-2013 05:13 PM
View Mark's profile

#6 Stanley rebuild

07-30-2013 11:12 PM by Mark

Not much of a rebuild compared to some of the stuff I’ve seen here. Co...

7 07-31-2013 01:48 AM
View azwoodworker's profile

Cutter Blades for 45 and 55 Stanley combo

07-10-2013 08:46 AM by azwoodworker

I have purchased a Stanley 45 Combination plane and wondering if anyone knows...

5 07-30-2013 08:05 PM
View SirTonka's profile

How can you identify the grit of a Japanese water stone?

07-29-2013 07:25 AM by SirTonka

Looking for knowledgeable advice on a few used Japanese water stones I picked...

13 07-30-2013 07:01 PM
View FrogpondWoodworks's profile

Yard Sale Tools

07-29-2013 01:00 PM by FrogpondWoodworks

I don’t know how many of you guys(and girls) are close enough to go to ...

5 07-30-2013 12:27 PM
View realcowtown_eric's profile

Two serious whatsits. Not braces or other plebian fodder.

07-29-2013 07:25 AM by realcowtown_eric

I’ve got a coupla whatsits…....

11 07-30-2013 03:30 AM
View Klickitat's profile

Turning a Jack plane into a scrub plane???

07-28-2013 06:06 PM by Klickitat

Is it a good idea to take an extra Miller Falls #5 Jack Plane and reshape the...

22 07-30-2013 12:47 AM
View Iggles88's profile

Your sharpening setup

07-13-2013 03:26 AM by Iggles88

Hi everyone, I’m looking into getting a new method of sharpening my too...

31 07-29-2013 09:25 PM
View cowboyj's profile

Auriou Rasps

07-29-2013 03:07 AM by cowboyj

I have a project that could benefit from using rasps to smooth curves (think ...

7 07-29-2013 09:08 PM
View Mark's profile

Stanley #6 I need some assistance.

07-28-2013 04:04 PM by Mark

I picked up a Stanley #6 at the local swap meet today. $18 not to bad a shap...

8 07-29-2013 04:41 PM
View FrogpondWoodworks's profile

Bowsaw, bucksaw, etc. blades??

07-29-2013 01:46 AM by FrogpondWoodworks

I see plans and things to make your own saws but where do you get the blades?...

3 07-29-2013 11:16 AM
View Klickitat's profile

Craftsman #4 1/2 ???

07-27-2013 12:56 AM by Klickitat

I found what I think is a 4 1/2 marked Craftsman at a flea market for $20. It...

16 07-29-2013 02:41 AM

« prev 1 ... 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 ... 195 next »
3894 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics