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View Robodie's profile

Ideas for holding mini plane irons in sharpener?

03-30-2017 09:37 AM by Robodie

Hello to all! Hoping someone here can offer guidance / ideas for holding m...

7 03-30-2017 11:48 PM
View Carloz's profile

New player on the block?

03-24-2017 07:26 PM by Carloz

Maybe they were there before and I just missed it. Anyway infinitycuttingtool...

4 03-30-2017 12:51 PM
View BlasterStumps's profile (online now)

My first panel marking gauge

03-29-2017 07:22 PM by BlasterStumps

I have been wanting to make a panel marking gauge for a while now. Yesterday...

2 03-29-2017 11:48 PM
View MrWhit's profile

What Do I Call This Doohickey? (Millers Falls Miter Restoration)

03-28-2017 10:57 PM by MrWhit

This device has failed.The notch is where the spring loaded lever pulls the p...

2 03-28-2017 11:08 PM
View nadavpev's profile

Jointing with a hand plane- what to buy?

03-16-2017 09:43 AM by nadavpev

Hi,I’m looking in to buying a plane for wood jointing. I’m talkin...

37 03-27-2017 04:29 PM
View Marn64's profile

Designing my first infill plane, here's my progress!

03-26-2017 10:12 PM by Marn64

Let me start by apologizing for all the run on sentences in this, I have a lo...

3 03-27-2017 03:11 PM
View Obrizzy's profile

Who is this manufacture?

03-27-2017 01:59 PM by Obrizzy

Hi, Picked up some old chisels this weekend, trying to figure out if the f...

4 03-27-2017 02:37 PM
View buckbuster31's profile

Narex Chisels

03-23-2017 08:08 PM by buckbuster31

Has anyone used these? I see the wood whisperer advertising from time to tim...

24 03-26-2017 01:45 AM
View olcoach's profile

help with 1 RD columbian vise

03-23-2017 12:35 PM by olcoach

I have an old Columbian vise and the only #s etc. I can find is 1 RD other th...

8 03-26-2017 01:29 AM
View ericoe's profile

vise restoration removing dog

09-18-2014 06:52 PM by ericoe

Hi, I just purchased a Craftsman 506-51890 and am working on cleaning and pa...

5 03-25-2017 02:51 PM
View agolstudio's profile

Level of finish with BU Jack

03-24-2017 11:30 AM by agolstudio

Hi,I’d like to ask you about the level of finish achievable with a veri...

1 03-24-2017 01:57 PM
View FenceFurniture's profile

We've GOT to do something about Saw Files...and we can

06-24-2013 07:43 AM by FenceFurniture

G’day all I have been running a thread over here in Australia, tryin...

95 03-23-2017 11:01 PM
View Marn64's profile

This week's finds and...a Millers Falls made plane???

03-21-2017 03:31 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,So I did some hunting around this weekend and I got some pretty ...

6 03-23-2017 05:53 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Sargent Planes - Odd Lever Cap on VBM

03-23-2017 03:41 PM by HorizontalMike

As all know, I like my Sargent planes… a lot. Anyway, just picked anot...

3 03-23-2017 05:42 PM
View saltfly's profile

About some planes

01-18-2017 08:48 PM by saltfly

I have a plane that was given to me years ago. When I took it to a old wood b...

22 03-23-2017 05:32 PM
View Mrowell's profile

Any information on these hand planes

03-11-2017 03:54 AM by Mrowell

Hey everyone, I am hoping some of you can share any information and advice...

14 03-23-2017 02:48 PM
View abdullah58's profile

are all flexcut tools good or bad?

03-22-2017 04:05 PM by abdullah58

I got a flexcut review in a website. They are over praised review of flexcut....

5 03-22-2017 07:02 PM
View Don W's profile

Milbro plane information

08-11-2011 04:29 PM by Don W

I purchased this plane on ebay. I bought it because it was advertised as an a...

16 03-22-2017 12:27 AM
View Shiants's profile

1/64th rabbet sole gouge

03-21-2017 02:37 PM by Shiants

I bought a No. 78 rabbet/filister jobby with some minor scratches and a 1/64t...

3 03-21-2017 06:58 PM
View primmer's profile

Need help identifying at tool

03-20-2017 02:29 PM by primmer

Good morning to all. My father in law recently bought these tools and cant f...

7 03-20-2017 04:45 PM

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