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Skew Chisel Sets-USA

05-04-2014 11:52 AM by pete57

Hello,I am in the market to purchase a 4 sets of skew chisels. I have read al...

6 05-10-2014 09:19 PM
View Thuzmund's profile

is this a woodworking tool? :)

05-07-2014 06:49 PM by Thuzmund

Hi folks, My buddy bought this tool the other day and I was making fun of ...

15 05-10-2014 06:42 PM
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Pipe Fittings for Mallets

05-07-2014 12:22 PM by camps764

Kind of a neat idea IMHO. Saw it on Pinterest while looking at other woodwor...

9 05-09-2014 02:23 PM
View lateralus819's profile

"frictionless" shooting board.

05-02-2014 01:31 AM by lateralus819

I’ve started on a shooting board, quite elaborate now, sorta like the s...

26 05-09-2014 12:58 AM
View derosa's profile

Ohio Tool Company/Thistle Brand 07 jointer

05-05-2014 02:40 AM by derosa

Picked this up at an auction yesterday. Has some heavy rust on the bottom but...

5 05-08-2014 01:02 AM
View Charlie's profile

Hand saw questions

09-14-2013 02:00 PM by Charlie

OK so I am kinda diggin’ getting into more hand tools, but I have quest...

2 05-08-2014 12:29 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

Ilanoy planes?

05-07-2014 02:21 AM by Bugnurd

Ever hear of these planes. Are they decent? Any info would be great, there is...

7 05-07-2014 10:52 AM
View uygardogan's profile

Help needed for identification of a hand powered drill press

05-07-2014 07:45 AM by uygardogan

Hi, i bought a hand powered drill press from an old friend. It has only one l...

2 05-07-2014 09:08 AM
View toolmike's profile

used hand tools in Vancouver?

05-01-2014 05:33 PM by toolmike

Hi, Anyone know of any places that sell used hand tools in Vancouver? I...

2 05-07-2014 02:40 AM
View derosa's profile

Are stanley 80/81 thumbscrews a common size

05-06-2014 06:31 PM by derosa

I recently found a Stanley 80 and 81 which did have the rosewood bottom. Each...

2 05-06-2014 10:54 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Which sandpaper for flattening planes

05-04-2014 06:14 PM by lateralus819

I bought a bunch of belt sander belts, as i figured i could use them both for...

20 05-05-2014 09:23 PM
View Pendragon1998's profile

What's the story with the Woodwright's School Store?

05-05-2014 02:06 AM by Pendragon1998

I may have some time to visit the Woodwright’s School Store this week, ...

3 05-05-2014 02:09 PM
View JayT's profile

2014 LJ Hand Tool Calendar

01-28-2014 02:13 PM by JayT

The unofficial 2014 LumberJocks Hand Tool Calendar is done and available for ...

28 05-05-2014 02:40 AM
View cdnstudentwoodworker's profile

Plane identification help needed

05-04-2014 01:42 AM by cdnstudentwoodworker

Despite my best efforts i cant find a single thing on this plane , the diffic...

11 05-05-2014 02:26 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

CL Planes, worth a look?

05-05-2014 12:56 AM by Bugnurd

These were posted for $35 on Craigslist. I know nothing about wooden planes, ...

1 05-05-2014 01:30 AM
View Ted's profile

Master Grip 12 Piece Set, Worth $100?

05-02-2014 02:32 AM by Ted

I’d like to get started in carving but really clueless about chisels an...

22 05-04-2014 11:53 PM
View woodchuckerNJ's profile

What do you lube the bottom of your plane with?

04-29-2014 12:41 AM by woodchuckerNJ

Just curious what others are using. I currently am back to candle wax..but ...

17 05-01-2014 02:47 AM
View DocBailey's profile

Catch of the Day (rust harvest)

04-29-2014 09:11 PM by DocBailey

It was a brutally cold winter in the Northeast (and I’m not sure itR...

19 05-01-2014 01:06 AM
View TaylorML's profile

So do I buy Hirsch or Narex?

04-30-2014 11:57 AM by TaylorML

I know that there are already a ton of forums out there about which chisels t...

5 04-30-2014 10:07 PM
View Jerry's profile

Agghhh, I'm going crazy, how do I do this??!!

04-09-2014 02:23 AM by Jerry

Every time I bring a piece of maple home and cut it into pieces to make a box...

19 04-30-2014 03:18 AM

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