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Woodworking-Hone Your Spokeshave Technique-Important tips!

01-12-2017 02:10 PM by Mrsrdrc

offers tips on using a traditional spokeshave Video link:

0 01-12-2017 02:10 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Anyone know how to fix a kinked tenon saw?

01-06-2017 02:18 PM by BigJohn

Hello. I recently sold my LN tenon saw on the popular auction site, and the ...

19 01-12-2017 02:09 AM
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01-11-2017 02:38 AM by Kurt T. Kneller

Man, I am bumming.I started to restore my grandfather’s old Union No. 6...

6 01-12-2017 12:39 AM
View SouthernCat's profile

Help Identifying Old Tools...hand forged?

01-09-2017 07:51 PM by SouthernCat

I got these old tools that supposedly came from a bla...

10 01-11-2017 04:39 PM
View Nicky's profile

Narex Paring Chisels

11-14-2013 02:19 AM by Nicky

I saw these paring chisels at Lee Valley for $109.00 Anyone using these? ...

18 01-11-2017 11:04 AM
View buckbuster31's profile

veritas dovetail vs japanese pull saw

01-10-2017 04:16 PM by buckbuster31

Which do you all recommend? I already have a pull saw but love the look and...

3 01-10-2017 07:54 PM
View Lemwise's profile

What happened to the Veritas NX60?

01-07-2017 08:13 PM by Lemwise

My father in law recently retired from a life long career as a furniture make...

10 01-10-2017 04:49 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Installing a new tool handle.

12-14-2016 10:09 AM by JohnChung

Hi, I just posted a new video on installing a new handle for a file.It is ...

3 01-10-2017 02:14 PM
View Lee's profile

FastCap Trimer

01-05-2017 03:27 AM by Lee

I have one and the blades are getting dull.Is it worth getting the up grade b...

2 01-10-2017 01:55 PM
View Marn64's profile

A blog I am planning, might take a while though....

12-15-2016 12:10 AM by Marn64

Hey everyone,So I recently thought that maybe I would do a blog. its going to...

1 01-10-2017 05:31 AM
View Carloz's profile

I start missing Craftsman

01-08-2017 10:59 PM by Carloz

I have some combination square from Home Depot. It is neither square nor stra...

9 01-09-2017 03:14 PM
View Jerry's profile

Superior Sliding Bevel - Request for Information and Help

01-07-2017 07:45 PM by Jerry

Okay, so the Superior Sliding Bevel, first engineered and produced by a Vermo...

10 01-08-2017 12:11 AM
View doghawk's profile

Hand Plane Identification

01-05-2017 11:43 PM by doghawk

I’ve spent quite a few hours trying to identify the maker of this hand ...

16 01-07-2017 03:06 PM
View SamuelP's profile

Workamates of our Dreams

02-25-2012 11:40 PM by SamuelP

A thread for that little helper who is always there when you need her. ...

332 01-06-2017 09:17 PM
View Tennwood's profile

Shapton USA customer service

01-06-2017 05:03 PM by Tennwood

This is sort of a product review but being I don’t actually have the pr...

1 01-06-2017 08:22 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

bench dog hand planes

01-06-2017 03:00 PM by buckbuster31

I just noticed the bench dog hand planes on rockler and seemed to be a great ...

8 01-06-2017 06:22 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Some Wacky Iron Planes from Europe and Down Under, #3s, #4s and #5s.

04-09-2015 11:42 PM by poopiekat

It’s really a good idea to keep a record of your woodworking tools for ...

33 01-05-2017 10:40 PM
View thcyclist's profile

Stanley No 80 identification

01-02-2017 09:38 PM by thcyclist

Hoi I just got a decent looking #80 and was wondering what the age-range w...

10 01-05-2017 08:58 AM
View crank49's profile

Anybody Notice Home Depot Dumped Jorgensen Clamps in Favor of Chinese Irwins

02-13-2013 01:51 AM by crank49

I was just in HD this afternoon and I had planned to pick up a couple of 12&#...

72 01-05-2017 02:19 AM
View Brad Crudup's profile

Socket chisel handle from a broken sledgehammer

01-01-2017 08:39 PM by Brad Crudup

Let me know what you think about how they turned out. Here is a video of ...

2 01-02-2017 11:00 PM

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