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Plastic Chisel Handles

11-08-2014 07:12 PM by bobro

Yeah I love plastic handles on chisels, specifically that translucent cellulo...

15 01-01-2015 07:00 AM
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Shapton Glass Stones - Instructions

12-31-2014 01:13 AM by Mordi

Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone has a set of instructions that came ...

2 12-31-2014 07:47 PM
View Charlie's profile

General care suggestions? - transitional hand plane

12-28-2014 05:31 PM by Charlie

My brother in Florida, sent me a BEAUTIFUL Stanley Bailey No 35 hand plane. S...

6 12-31-2014 02:06 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

Lee Valley Rasps

12-28-2014 10:56 PM by Bugnurd

I need a rasp, so I was hoping to take advantage of Lee Valley’s free s...

8 12-29-2014 01:54 PM
View bdresch's profile

Identify planer

12-29-2014 01:12 AM by bdresch

Anyone know what these block planes are and if they would be worth bu...

1 12-29-2014 05:36 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

What do I need to get started on veneering?

12-26-2014 08:01 AM by Purrmaster

Hello all. I’ve been thinking of using veneer. I’ve dealt wit...

9 12-28-2014 12:07 AM
View Dallas's profile

Identity of this Chisel?

12-25-2014 04:45 PM by Dallas

I found this chisel in an old tool drawer someone left in a desk I was given....

13 12-27-2014 04:16 PM
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anyone see the new pinnacle scrub plane?

10-17-2013 06:28 PM by bobasaurus

I got an email from Woodcraft this morning announcing the Pinnacle 40 1/2 scr...

23 12-27-2014 08:21 AM
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Stanley SW 60 1/2 Block Plane

12-26-2014 04:42 PM by tommyc325

Hey Everyone and Merry Christmas. I received a Stanley SW 60 1/2 Block Pla...

13 12-27-2014 04:35 AM
View Lumberpunk's profile

Should i buy this Shoulder Plane?

12-26-2014 12:17 AM by Lumberpunk

There is a Record No 073 on CL for $150 near me… seems kind of expensiv...

3 12-26-2014 05:42 AM
View mdraft's profile

MKII and japanese chisels

12-23-2014 04:17 PM by mdraft

Hi everyone, Has anyone here had any trouble fitting Japanese chisels in a...

4 12-25-2014 06:30 PM
View NateX's profile

Restoring a Mathieson infill plane.

12-06-2014 09:33 PM by NateX

I just found a Mathieson infill plane at an estate sale this morning for the ...

8 12-24-2014 01:12 PM
View Mordi's profile

Glen-Drake Tite Hammer #3

12-24-2014 12:38 AM by Mordi

Hi Everyone, Wondering if anyone has used a Glen-Drake Tite Hammer for dov...

0 12-24-2014 12:38 AM
View JasonZahn's profile

Hand tools...New, or used?

12-18-2014 05:03 PM by JasonZahn

Hand tool enthusiasts: I’m hoping to start purchasing some hand tools f...

34 12-24-2014 12:17 AM
View ChuckV's profile

Old Nesting Screwdrivers

12-22-2014 12:24 PM by ChuckV

My father is 97 years old. I recently inherited two small boxes of hand tool...

11 12-23-2014 08:48 PM
View wseand's profile

Beesey's F_Clamps

12-18-2014 03:12 AM by wseand

Home Depot in Shreveport is having a sale on Beesey’s clamps. Two 24in...

20 12-23-2014 04:00 AM
View Lumberpunk's profile

Has anyone else noticed this rust issue with their Veritas planes?

12-19-2014 11:23 PM by Lumberpunk

Ok so I have 3 planes from Veritas (LAB, LAJ and Small Shoulder) and a Stanle...

20 12-22-2014 02:13 PM
View Ray's profile

Stupid hand sawing can be dangerous

12-21-2014 02:55 AM by Ray

In December 1992, a 58-year-old man injured himself on an outing with his fam...

5 12-21-2014 05:11 PM
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15 TPI Blugrass Hand Saw

12-19-2014 04:33 AM by WoodenGhost

Hey guys, I was given this hand saw. It is roughly 17 15/16” long wi...

7 12-21-2014 12:58 AM
View Brett's profile

Box dimensions to hold an Arkansas stone

12-16-2014 02:16 AM by Brett

I acquired an Arkansas stone recently and would like to make a traditional fi...

2 12-20-2014 04:13 PM

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