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Saw choice for Stanley 150 miter box

12-21-2012 01:19 AM by mandatory66

I just picked up a very nice Stanley 150 miter box and am having difficulty w...

0 12-21-2012 01:19 AM
View shampeon's profile

Making plough plane cutters from bar stock

12-04-2012 05:14 AM by shampeon

I recently bought an old Stanley #45 plough plane, and it was missing some cu...

28 12-20-2012 11:10 PM
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12-19-2012 12:18 AM by mvflaim

Hi, my name is Mike and I’m an antique molding plane addict.

20 12-20-2012 09:47 PM
View andy6601's profile

Planing Knots

12-17-2012 12:23 PM by andy6601

I have been working with a lot of pine lately and I have been doing my best t...

15 12-20-2012 08:27 AM
View Loren's profile

how do I bend a file shank?

12-20-2012 01:50 AM by Loren

Fussing around today I discovered I need a small file with a bent or cranked ...

6 12-20-2012 08:20 AM
View Sandra's profile

VERY interesting ad on Kijiji - any thoughts?

12-19-2012 02:34 PM by Sandra

This ad caught my attention this morning. Looks like it may be quality stuff...

14 12-19-2012 10:23 PM
View b2rtch's profile

Any reason why I shlould not use magnets to hold my chisels?

12-04-2012 08:49 PM by b2rtch

I am looking for ideas to build a chisel rack.Now I am thinking about using m...

27 12-19-2012 11:42 AM
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Woodpecker's Straddle Squares; worth it or not

11-30-2012 04:23 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

Are they worth it or not?

25 12-19-2012 11:33 AM
View Brett's profile

Folding rulers?

08-17-2011 06:08 PM by Brett

Has anyone used a folding ruler for woodworking? There are two kinds of fold...

36 12-19-2012 11:20 AM
View Fritz's profile


12-16-2012 05:18 PM by Fritz

Hello if you have a festool domino how do you like it? Thanks Fritz

7 12-19-2012 03:33 AM
View pdbernardo's profile

Saw ID

12-19-2012 01:38 AM by pdbernardo

Ok. I admit it. I’m a newb. I’ve been reading up on hand tools...

2 12-19-2012 01:51 AM
View willie's profile

Chrome plated #110?

12-18-2012 10:41 PM by willie

I got a call the other day from a friend to tell me a...

0 12-18-2012 10:41 PM
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Welcome to Paradise

12-17-2012 09:14 PM by GUR

I think all we ever wanted to have the power to transport us to another place...

0 12-17-2012 09:14 PM
View MNWOODWORKER's profile

Wagon vise hardware

11-22-2012 01:28 AM by MNWOODWORKER

I was wondering what wagon vise hardware you used and the results, not intere...

18 12-17-2012 09:11 AM
View Auggie626's profile

Help identifying a plane

12-16-2012 08:29 PM by Auggie626

Greetings all, I am not a woodworker myself, but my late father was, and l...

7 12-17-2012 03:49 AM
View Don Broussard's profile

Need Help Identifying Hand Saw -- UPDATED

11-26-2012 08:05 PM by Don Broussard

This saw was given to me for helping build an outdoor deck. I find it unusua...

10 12-16-2012 01:52 AM
View WoodenRambo's profile

Inherited Stanley #45 Multiplane Restoration

12-15-2012 03:36 AM by WoodenRambo

Hello fellow lumber jocks. I recently inherited my great grandfather’s ...

8 12-15-2012 11:03 PM
View Brett's profile

Pipe vise as end vise?

12-15-2012 03:36 AM by Brett

I’ve practically finished my Roubo bench, but some day I want to add an...

5 12-15-2012 08:05 PM
View Jon1094's profile

Why so many planes and which should I buy?

12-05-2012 04:44 AM by Jon1094

So I have a couple of hand planes, keep them very sharp, and enjoy using them...

9 12-15-2012 04:15 AM
View derosa's profile

Best uses for old DeWalt HSS planer blades

12-13-2012 05:36 AM by derosa

I’ve got one set of old dewalt blades from a 734 planer that are worn o...

10 12-15-2012 03:16 AM

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