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Marking knives

07-03-2014 12:38 AM by diverlloyd

So jocks its time for a new marking knife. What kinds do you prefer and what ...

26 07-05-2014 02:37 AM
View George_SA's profile

So true

07-02-2014 04:59 PM by George_SA

6 07-04-2014 02:34 AM
View TiggerWood's profile

Does anyone know what this is?

07-01-2014 12:24 AM by TiggerWood

The quarter in tip is spring loaded. I got it in a big box of carpentry t...

34 07-03-2014 12:03 PM
View willie's profile

Garage sale find- H.A.S. clamp

06-30-2014 08:07 PM by willie

Went to a garage/estate sale last week for an old cabinet...

7 07-03-2014 02:49 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Shoulder plane question

06-30-2014 08:01 PM by rwe2156

Just received the Veritas Large Shoulder plane.Much bigger and heavier than I...

4 07-01-2014 03:26 PM
View Alask's profile

Reversing action at normal pipe clamp

07-01-2014 02:11 AM by Alask

Hello felows, One more time I share with you na idea I had in how to rever...

2 07-01-2014 11:34 AM
View Matt's profile

Stanley No. 14 Framing Square

05-15-2013 01:27 AM by Matt

I found this old framing square in my grandparent’s house last year, br...

7 06-30-2014 08:24 PM
View paxorion's profile

DC Area Home Depot Irwin Quick Grip Clearance

06-29-2014 07:32 PM by paxorion

It appears the big box clamp supplier shuffle continues to progress. I stopp...

3 06-30-2014 02:59 AM
View Don W's profile

What to look for when buying vintage bench planes

06-26-2014 11:21 PM by Don W

Buying a vintage hand plane for the first time can be a little daunting. Ther...

18 06-29-2014 11:36 PM
View tnwoodman's profile

Hands planes and there edges and micros

06-29-2014 12:26 AM by tnwoodman

I am currently working on an old corrugated Bailey #4, and a new Stanley blo...

1 06-29-2014 01:41 AM
View RogerDe's profile

Plane ID help, unusual frog and open sides.

06-25-2014 07:20 PM by RogerDe

Just wondering if anyone on here could identify this mystery plane. ...

6 06-25-2014 11:44 PM
View Barry Crowe's profile

Chisel Sharpening Fast Easy and Cheap With Tools You Have

04-22-2014 04:49 AM by Barry Crowe

I have all manner of whetstones, diamond plates, strops, chisel jigs, etc. S...

20 06-25-2014 04:03 PM
View paxorion's profile

Lowes phasing out Bessey for Irwin? Home Depot moving from Jorgies to Bessey?

05-28-2014 04:56 PM by paxorion

My recent review of the Jet parallel clamps perked my interest on pricing for...

21 06-25-2014 03:18 AM
View JADobson's profile

Miller Falls 110 Miter Box

06-24-2014 02:22 PM by JADobson

Does anyone here use a Miller Falls 110 Miter Box? Is it any good? The mechan...

5 06-25-2014 02:51 AM
View Steven Gaffin's profile

Biber Classic Mueller Adze

08-20-2012 09:22 PM by Steven Gaffin

I recently received a Biber Classic Mueller Adze from Traditionalwoodworker.c...

4 06-25-2014 02:39 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Moxon dimensions

06-25-2014 01:16 AM by lateralus819

Finally got a good tenon saw, and will be picking up a dovetail saw. Getting ...

2 06-25-2014 02:24 AM
View lateralus819's profile

Embarking on a shop made infill.

03-23-2014 03:39 AM by lateralus819

So I’‘ve been wanting to build (albeit not all) an infill. I figu...

3 06-24-2014 02:04 PM
View poopiekat's profile

More Flea Market Finds Today!!

06-21-2014 07:34 PM by poopiekat

This event had been rained out before and postponed ‘til today. And, o...

13 06-22-2014 09:25 PM
View Brit's profile

How Augers are made

06-21-2014 05:26 AM by Brit

Came across this short video that shows how augers are made in case you’...

11 06-22-2014 09:09 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Hand crank bench grinders

06-20-2014 07:59 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey, debating on whether to buy, or really what to buy, in terms of bench gri...

16 06-22-2014 08:16 PM

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