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wanted: Stanley type 9 #7 frog (and/or advice)

04-17-2013 09:40 AM by Dave

Hello you butchers of wood, I’m restoring a Stanley #7 plane, and WO...

5 04-18-2013 12:40 AM
View Tackett's profile

New hand planes

04-15-2013 01:05 PM by Tackett

With hand tools being popular to use again and getting tired of feeding the b...

15 04-17-2013 06:16 PM
View ToddJB's profile

Polishing handsaw brass screws

04-15-2013 08:12 PM by ToddJB

All, This maybe super common knowledge, but I had never heard it before an...

6 04-16-2013 01:10 PM
View toolmike's profile

Buying vintage hand tools in Denmark?

04-14-2013 08:05 AM by toolmike

Hi everyone, Hoping someone might be able to help me. We’ll be vacat...

2 04-16-2013 03:18 AM
View Dallas's profile

I guess I just don't talk right

04-15-2013 12:26 AM by Dallas

We went to the flea market today and I wandered looking for tools to rehab or...

25 04-15-2013 11:33 PM
View Klickitat's profile

New and need advice on plane purchase

04-15-2013 08:06 AM by Klickitat

Just found this place because of a customer who stopped by my booth. I am abs...

7 04-15-2013 06:18 PM
View mariva57's profile

sharpening chisels

04-07-2013 03:12 PM by mariva57

I bought the Sharp 3000. I would like to sharpen this set ofchisels short of ...

11 04-15-2013 10:52 AM
View wudwuker's profile

Henckels skew wood chisel

04-14-2013 08:07 AM by wudwuker

Hello everyone,I came across a Henckels skew chisel 70-12 with a plastic octa...

3 04-14-2013 07:29 PM
View Derek Cohen's profile

Planes for the 2013 Perth Lie-Nielsen Tool Event

04-11-2013 04:10 PM by Derek Cohen

I’ve posted a few new planes I built here:

8 04-14-2013 07:05 PM
View redSLED's profile

DIY/Wooden Toolbox Smackdown

03-23-2013 03:43 PM by redSLED

I am hereby raising the lowly wooden toolbox into the woodworking DIY limelig...

10 04-14-2013 01:18 AM
View Loren's profile

How to make a hide glue pot

04-13-2013 02:18 AM by Loren

I used a small crock pot… it doesn’t have any switches, it’...

6 04-14-2013 01:13 AM
View YoungOne's profile

Restoring 965 brace, how do I remove the jaws?

08-16-2012 11:36 PM by YoungOne

I have been following Brit’s wonderful blog post on how to a restore a ...

7 04-13-2013 01:08 AM
View Oldtool's profile

Question for the hand saw users out there .....

04-12-2013 02:31 PM by Oldtool

To the hand saw users out in there Lumberjocks land, I have a question regard...

4 04-12-2013 06:58 PM
View Marcus's profile

Do you actually use your Lie-Nielsen tools?

04-11-2013 12:53 PM by Marcus

I was just checking ebay for a Lie-Nielsen scraper plane and seeing what all ...

19 04-11-2013 11:22 PM
View Dave's profile

Refurbishing Question on a Panel Gauge

03-30-2013 04:02 AM by Dave

I have come across a nice gauge. The plates are made of steel and the screws ...

44 04-11-2013 10:18 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Hand Crank Drill Press

04-09-2013 06:25 PM by hiswillus

Just got this in today and know absolutely nothing of drill presses. I was t...

9 04-11-2013 08:02 AM
View toolie's profile

shopsmith magazine sharpening system ........

04-10-2013 11:39 PM by toolie

or how a power tool woodworker sharpens his chisels. i had seen a sandpape...

1 04-10-2013 11:44 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Hand Tool Noob with Saw questions.

04-10-2013 08:11 AM by hiswillus

Looking for the differences in all hand saws in general. The only one I real...

5 04-10-2013 06:35 PM
View 806jlb's profile

Hand saw restoration

04-09-2013 02:31 PM by 806jlb

I have several vintage Disston hand saws that I would like to restore. I was...

4 04-10-2013 12:43 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Faithfull Hand Planes. What's the Catch?

04-06-2013 12:26 AM by Benvolio

So these planes have patchy reviews on the net but what’s there is gene...

5 04-10-2013 03:21 AM

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