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Dovetail Vs. Crosscut saw

01-16-2018 08:55 PM by Notw

Recently I went in to buy a dovetail saw and picked a 14 TPI Veritas dovetail...

12 01-19-2018 08:20 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Does anyone sell this kind of hinge for a sector?

01-17-2018 11:20 PM by ColonelTravis

I’ve wanted to make a sector but have never found a particular kind of ...

14 01-19-2018 03:17 AM
View Ron Aylor's profile

Ohio Tool Co. Plane Iron

01-16-2018 07:20 PM by Ron Aylor

Need some insight from the collectors out there. Yesterday I picked up a 16&#...

12 01-18-2018 02:29 PM
View JP4LSU's profile

Spokeshave suggestions

01-15-2018 01:22 PM by JP4LSU

I’m looking to buy a flat and round spoke shave.Being new to this shoul...

14 01-16-2018 03:19 PM
View Dave618's profile

Wooden jointer plane repair

12-21-2017 12:56 PM by Dave618

Howdy all,This is my first post so please forgive me if I seem to ramble on. ...

23 01-16-2018 12:39 PM
View Peter_VDK's profile

Identify my scraper

01-15-2018 10:11 PM by Peter_VDK

I have recently bought this for being a stanley #12 1/2 scraper plane, but It...

3 01-15-2018 11:16 PM
View PeteHotard's profile

Spinning Saw Nuts

04-04-2014 08:28 AM by PeteHotard

Picked up a Diston D-8 the other day for cheap. Went to take the handle off ...

4 01-15-2018 04:43 AM
View CWolf's profile

Replacement Screws/Nuts for Vintage Backsaw?

01-14-2018 01:30 AM by CWolf

I’m trying to repair an old Spear & Jackson 12” backsaw that ...

9 01-14-2018 02:34 PM
View Pyro's profile

Block plane for sticky doors?

01-13-2018 10:32 PM by Pyro

Hey guys, I frequently need to take down doors. They’re usually wood...

13 01-14-2018 02:08 PM
View alittleoff's profile

What are these Stanley tools ?

01-13-2018 04:41 AM by alittleoff

I saw these and was wondering what they are. I know what a marking gage or kn...

7 01-13-2018 08:33 PM
View Carloz's profile

The most accurate square I have.

01-10-2018 03:02 PM by Carloz

I kept buying all kind of square tools from big box stores, Sears and so on, ...

8 01-12-2018 09:36 PM
View ScottKaye's profile

Mortise Chisels and Worksharp 3000

01-12-2018 12:42 AM by ScottKaye

I picked up a very gently (as in slightly) used Worksharp 3000 off of craigsl...

1 01-12-2018 11:51 AM
View jklingel's profile

Trouble with new diamond plates

01-10-2018 02:16 AM by jklingel

I have four fairly new diamond sharpening plates (3” x 8”) and th...

10 01-12-2018 05:29 AM
View ryanl's profile

Type 9 or 10? Stanley no. 4 worth it?

01-11-2018 01:49 AM by ryanl

Is this plane worth getting and restoring for 10 bucks?

4 01-11-2018 03:27 AM
View glideking's profile

Stanley 45 turned into kerfing saw

01-09-2018 03:25 AM by glideking

Don’t feel bad for the old 45. It was orphaned from it’s ...

4 01-11-2018 01:23 AM
View viennaputtery's profile

Identifying an unmarked jack plane

01-09-2018 01:08 PM by viennaputtery

Hi all, I inherited a jack plane of the bailey-style vintage from my great...

2 01-10-2018 01:37 AM
View alittleoff's profile

Cowryman router plane?

01-09-2018 07:11 AM by alittleoff

Has anyone ever used one of these? I’m looking for something not to exp...

1 01-09-2018 11:17 AM
View kd_walmsley's profile

Workbenches of Hancock Shaker Village

10-16-2015 03:52 AM by kd_walmsley

I have the privilege of spending two days with the workbenches of Hancock Sha...

13 01-08-2018 08:33 PM
View Ben's profile

Wagon vise vs. tail vise

11-15-2016 10:39 PM by Ben

Hoping some of you can weigh in on the pros/cons of each and what you persona...

38 01-08-2018 07:04 PM
View Tool_Man_Dan's profile

Stanley 62 missing parts. Requesting dimensions for fabrication of replacements

01-05-2018 02:57 PM by Tool_Man_Dan

Gents (and ladies)I found a Stanley 62 at an estate sale that is incomplete. ...

16 01-08-2018 04:26 AM

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