Hand Tools Forum

  • Advertise with us

Wood, your hand tools, you and a little know-how. Share your questions, tips and strategies for the use and maintenance of hand-tools.

Topics Replies Last post
View Dan DeGennaro's profile

Antique Screwdrivers

04-29-2013 07:04 AM by Dan DeGennaro

I’ve been a craftsman of necessity for 50+ years, but have a very nice ...

2 05-02-2013 05:03 AM
View JohnChung's profile


05-01-2013 08:34 AM by JohnChung

I have just watched some nice video for this product.

6 05-02-2013 01:40 AM
View Brett's profile

Anybody need a No. 7 Stanley plane?

05-01-2013 03:16 AM by Brett

$35 for a Stanley No. 7 jointer plane on

10 05-01-2013 04:18 PM
View live4ever's profile

Tool storage of your dreams

11-27-2012 12:25 AM by live4ever

I had to do it. But since we’ve got lengthy threads on nearly every ...

24 05-01-2013 03:41 PM
View willie's profile

Disston Morss level restoration question

05-01-2013 12:40 PM by willie

I was recently given a 30” Disston Morss level. I am in the process of ...

1 05-01-2013 01:38 PM
View hiswillus's profile


04-30-2013 07:11 PM by hiswillus

Really need you guys help on this one. I’m a noob making my first dini...

9 05-01-2013 02:05 AM
View NavalAg05's profile

Whet Stone Question

04-30-2013 11:37 AM by NavalAg05

Just picked up a combination whet stone yesterday and was looking for any adv...

5 05-01-2013 01:35 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Today's Vintage Iron Safari!

04-28-2013 08:49 PM by poopiekat

If I go out shopping for old planes too often, I reach the ‘diminishing...

12 04-30-2013 10:20 PM
View Tbarksdale's profile

anybody have an idea where i should start with marking guage

04-25-2013 07:51 PM by Tbarksdale

Want to buy a decent marking gauge, so many choices, what’s the best fo...

10 04-30-2013 09:39 PM
View DouginVa's profile

Hickory Woodworking Auger Bit set

04-30-2013 01:31 AM by DouginVa

Has anybody heard of this manufacturer? I have had limited success in locati...

12 04-30-2013 05:51 PM
View unruly's profile

Anyone seen one of these?

04-30-2013 09:51 AM by unruly

One man riding saw with about a 7’ blade. Front pegs of rig sit on the...

11 04-30-2013 05:03 PM
View hawkeyeguy83's profile

What type of clamp is this?

04-30-2013 09:51 AM by hawkeyeguy83

Hi All, Long time lurker, first time poster. I came across this clamp in ...

4 04-30-2013 03:00 PM
View Tim's profile

Coffin smoother

04-25-2013 03:20 AM by Tim

Since my smoother has a broken frog, and because I’ve been interested, ...

14 04-30-2013 03:40 AM
View WadeHolloway's profile

Hand Planing Work Bench Top

04-25-2013 08:02 AM by WadeHolloway

I really have two questions. I have almost finished a work bench. I started o...

18 04-29-2013 09:49 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

A Sharpening Quandary

04-27-2013 03:11 PM by TheWoodenOyster

I am having some trouble getting the “mirror polish” on the back...

20 04-28-2013 10:06 PM
View Brett's profile

My Roubo bench--finally

04-28-2013 03:16 AM by Brett

I started buying lumber for a Roubo bench over a year ago. A friend at a cab...

12 04-28-2013 05:55 PM
View Dave11's profile

Truing lumber by hand--how to avoid "oops"

04-07-2013 01:57 AM by Dave11

Well, I’m trying to learn to surface lumber 4-square by hand. Have read...

48 04-28-2013 01:11 AM
View mandatory66's profile

Anant Preimium A78 vs Stanley 78

04-26-2013 02:50 AM by mandatory66

I have been looking for a rabbit plane & don’t want to spend over $...

6 04-27-2013 02:45 AM
View Dinger's profile

Bit Brace ID help

04-24-2013 03:11 AM by Dinger

Hey Jocks, I inherited quite a few old hand tools from my grandfather who ...

7 04-26-2013 09:00 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Chip out on chamfers

04-25-2013 07:31 PM by hiswillus

Can’t seem to not get chip out when chamfering to a corner. Even when ...

7 04-26-2013 07:53 AM

« prev 1 ... 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 ... 187 next »
3738 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics