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Phoenix Brand handsaw??

03-23-2013 05:04 PM by bandit571

Picked up a little handsaw the other day I figured that for $3 + TAX I co...

4 03-25-2013 12:44 PM
View IrreverentJack's profile

Going Through My Rust Bucket

03-24-2013 05:04 PM by IrreverentJack

I apologize in advance for not taking before pictures. For thirty years I hav...

1 03-25-2013 12:00 PM
View akmiller907's profile

No. 08 Jointer

03-24-2013 02:05 AM by akmiller907

So I am hoping someone might now who this plane is made by. It was a...

12 03-24-2013 10:23 PM
View DavidNJ's profile

Best Stone for Removing Chips?

03-24-2013 10:01 AM by DavidNJ

When removing metal after chip on plane is a 220 grit best? If so, is the bes...

7 03-24-2013 07:59 PM
View steve's profile

thinking about a sharpening wheel(s) ...???

03-21-2013 09:51 PM by steve

What do guys/gals, think about sharpening on wheels, is it a benificial impro...

13 03-24-2013 06:29 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Leather Strop

03-23-2013 12:10 PM by hiswillus

Just wondering if anybody knows if the smoothness of the leather is a factor ...

16 03-24-2013 03:16 PM
View 12strings's profile

Pipe clamp slipping?

12-15-2012 06:11 PM by 12strings

the movable part of one of my pipe clamps is slipping. It’s one I use ...

10 03-24-2013 01:42 PM
View dpjeansonne's profile

workbench leg vise or twin screw on front of bench?

03-21-2013 12:40 AM by dpjeansonne

I am trying to decide on either a leg vice or twin screw vise. I know some wo...

17 03-24-2013 01:21 AM
View don1960's profile

Problem using a #6 fore plane

03-21-2013 02:58 AM by don1960

OK, so I finally, (actually about 6 monthes ago) got myself a Veritas #6 fore...

14 03-23-2013 05:09 AM
View BJODay's profile

Flattening a plane's sole

03-23-2013 01:09 AM by BJODay

I received some advice in an earlier post to use a plane to flatten out some ...

3 03-23-2013 04:21 AM
View flyboy's profile

Hand Plane Gloat. No. Happiness Yes

03-22-2013 05:14 PM by flyboy

Hi. Has anyone ever bought a plane and knowingly paid more than you s...

17 03-23-2013 03:08 AM
View 12strings's profile

Veritas Plow & Rabbet Planes

03-22-2013 10:36 PM by 12strings

Tell me if I’m thinking rightly here…If I get… -Veritas ...

6 03-23-2013 02:25 AM
View Tim's profile

Shoe shave

03-21-2013 02:40 AM by Tim

I got this tool with a tool chest I bought, and didn’t pay much attenti...

6 03-23-2013 02:23 AM
View SamuraiSaw's profile

"Dating" a plane

03-21-2013 06:13 PM by SamuraiSaw

Ok guys, my latest addiction arrived in pretty decent shape. It’s a Sta...

9 03-22-2013 10:27 PM
View redSLED's profile

Record Vise Question

03-22-2013 08:42 AM by redSLED

Just joined this great forum site. Now I have infinitely more woodworking rea...

5 03-22-2013 03:39 PM
View Homick's profile

Making a Miter Plane

02-20-2013 10:11 PM by Homick

I’m interested in making my first plane: A Miter Plane Since it̵...

15 03-22-2013 03:07 AM
View Marty5965's profile

Question for DMT users

03-21-2013 06:43 PM by Marty5965

Hi Guys, I scored a couple of hand planes (my first) off Ebay and started ...

8 03-22-2013 01:37 AM
View Marcus's profile

Info request - Stanley 72 Chamfer Plane?

03-21-2013 11:21 PM by Marcus

So I am new to the world of hand planes, just purchased my first a few weeks ...

5 03-21-2013 11:43 PM
View Belg1960's profile

Jorgensen 4 x 10 vise? With pics now

03-20-2013 01:11 AM by Belg1960

Ok, so I’m a dunce I took apart my vice to install it and when I pulled...

11 03-21-2013 07:51 PM
View Francisco Luna's profile

Does anybody recognizes this Work Bench / Manufacturer?

03-21-2013 12:14 AM by Francisco Luna

hey guys! A local guy is selling this bench, I was wondering about the quali...

8 03-21-2013 02:47 PM

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