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View Dave's profile

Ever cut a tree down with a chisel?

05-27-2013 02:13 AM by Dave

If you have the time watch as the skilled North American Indian turns a tree ...

48 06-02-2013 10:19 PM
View garret64's profile

Starrett Combo Square

06-02-2013 10:11 AM by garret64

I have a Starret 12inch combo square stamped PAT. may 5th 1879 and on the o...

1 06-02-2013 11:56 AM
View TrBlu's profile

Question for the braintrust - Nails

06-01-2013 04:43 PM by TrBlu

I bought the contents of a shop cabinet this morning, at a tag sale. What ...

6 06-01-2013 08:13 PM
View Scrape's profile

Fix warped plane blade?

05-31-2013 01:00 PM by Scrape

I recently acquired an old no. 6 plane in great shape except for one thing: a...

9 05-31-2013 02:06 PM
View Jim Finn's profile

Sharpening my card scraper

05-29-2013 06:55 PM by Jim Finn

I have a Stanley card scraper that I have had for years and I have had no luc...

7 05-31-2013 02:03 PM
View 12strings's profile

Adjustable Bit for Hand Brace

05-30-2013 12:29 PM by 12strings

(If you aren’t sure, what i”m talking about, it’s this̷...

7 05-30-2013 06:58 PM
View BertFlores58's profile

Hand saw for veneer cutting

05-24-2013 01:40 AM by BertFlores58

After researching on the internet ways of making veneers, the best method is ...

14 05-30-2013 05:51 AM
View MarkSr's profile


05-28-2013 01:37 AM by MarkSr

I am posting this because many of you were asking about the measurements of t...

9 05-29-2013 04:15 AM
View Tbolt's profile

Hitting the Mother Lode

05-26-2013 08:51 PM by Tbolt

I am a confessed vintage hand tool collector who prefers to find my tools thr...

30 05-29-2013 01:59 AM
View 1yeldud1's profile

Chisel question ?

05-28-2013 05:26 PM by 1yeldud1

Ok – I am very new at actually using a wood chisel as a finish tool. I...

7 05-29-2013 01:04 AM
View Luke's profile

What is this?

05-20-2013 02:01 PM by Luke

I’ve had this in my toolbox for a while, it was in my shed when I bough...

19 05-29-2013 12:22 AM
View JADobson's profile

filing from a cross cut to a rip

05-28-2013 10:27 AM by JADobson

Does anyone know if you can refile a cross cut tooth pattern to a rip tooth p...

10 05-28-2013 08:37 PM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

Is this Chamfer Plane worth $22?

05-28-2013 03:04 AM by Cole Tallerman

Hey guys. Just wondering if you think this chamfer plane is worth $22? It ...

3 05-28-2013 11:15 AM
View jordanp's profile

An Awesome Antique Hand Tool dealer

05-06-2013 08:58 PM by jordanp

Last month I met Mr Lynn Dowd at a Hand tool swap here in Dallas, He sells an...

9 05-27-2013 10:59 PM
View Brad's profile

Can you identify this vintage tool?

05-22-2013 07:32 PM by Brad

A good friend picked this up at a garage sale for me. I love it. I just don&#...

15 05-27-2013 03:11 PM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

HF 26" 16 Drawer Tool Chest on Sale $319.99

05-26-2013 12:13 AM by Joe Lyddon

As I was looking at this, and it’s ranking, my thought was… Su...

7 05-27-2013 01:08 AM
View boxcarmarty's profile

Name this plane

05-19-2013 01:56 AM by boxcarmarty

I found this hand plane at an auction today. There is no identifying marks on...

25 05-26-2013 04:12 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Millers falls hand drill dis-assembly

03-20-2013 01:45 PM by Benvolio

So I picked this old millers falls quite cheap. My plan is to do a full re...

10 05-26-2013 04:07 AM
View Toolz's profile

Bull Frog emittter strips vs Camellia Oil ?

05-23-2013 07:51 PM by Toolz

I have used the Bull Frog emitter strips in the boxes that I store my hand pl...

4 05-25-2013 07:54 PM
View shipwright's profile

Two new hand made tools... with a spooky connection!

05-16-2013 11:38 PM by shipwright

OK here’s the story: About a month ago my friend Klaus (kiefer) post...

12 05-25-2013 12:40 PM

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