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Today's Flea Market buys!

08-04-2013 10:36 PM by poopiekat

A few days left of vacation, and so I went to some flea markets and antique s...

6 08-05-2013 12:19 AM
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08-04-2013 05:01 PM by hiswillus

Just wondering if anybody has a clue to create the “soft touch” f...

1 08-04-2013 10:44 PM
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Desecration! The Handplane Horrors!

08-04-2013 03:10 PM by poopiekat

Well… I suppose there is still a lot of old handplanes out there that s...

6 08-04-2013 10:19 PM
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Cutters for No. 45

08-04-2013 04:04 PM by ErikF

I picked these up a few days ago and figured I would see if anyone on LJ̵...

3 08-04-2013 05:32 PM
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Hybrid saw filing - When to add fleam to a rip saw?

08-02-2013 03:30 PM by chrisstef

Im just getting started in filing my own hand saws and have a question to you...

9 08-04-2013 11:19 AM
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Whyzit or Whozit (Not a Whatzit)

08-03-2013 06:33 PM by JustJoe

I went to an auction today and bought two lots. First was a Union plane, abou...

4 08-04-2013 02:25 AM
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Curtis Buchanan Videos

08-03-2013 09:16 PM by Klickitat

Have you seen this set of videos on Youtube? From selecting the logs to a fin...

3 08-04-2013 12:46 AM
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My patented 3 clamp, 4 scrap shooting board

07-14-2013 09:57 PM by Benvolio

I was in a bit of a sinch this afternoon – out in the garden needing to...

2 08-03-2013 11:10 PM
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59 08-03-2013 07:32 AM
View Eddie's profile

Hand tool (plane collectors dream) sale in the Portland/Vancouver areas

07-31-2013 09:53 PM by Eddie

Browsing craigslist and found this sale near Vancouver and felt like I needed...

31 08-02-2013 09:39 PM
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Frankenstein razee planes?

07-28-2013 02:42 AM by toolmike

Last year at “Tools of the Trade”, probably the biggest used tool...

3 08-02-2013 08:58 PM
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Hand Plane sole flattening

08-02-2013 09:53 AM by unbob

There is an interesting discussion on the Practical Machinist forum, under wo...

13 08-02-2013 05:25 PM
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07-30-2013 02:32 AM by NoLongerHere

A friend of mine gave me this tool the other day. He said he didn’t kno...

25 08-02-2013 05:22 PM
View ErikF's profile

I'm having a problem getting a plane iron to stay set.

08-02-2013 01:46 AM by ErikF

I’ve been working on my second wooden plane and have run into a problem...

12 08-02-2013 12:03 PM
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Modern Stanley #4

08-01-2013 03:07 PM by JohnChung

I started looking at #4 after Paul Seller’s video. Before I bought it, ...

10 08-02-2013 01:28 AM
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what is this

08-01-2013 07:12 PM by dean2336

a friend found this in a box of old stanley tools.

5 08-01-2013 09:47 PM
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What is this? Need to Know

08-01-2013 05:02 PM by Hersh

Lumberjocks? I do not know what this is exactly. Here is what I know about i...

7 08-01-2013 08:35 PM
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Stumbled upon these today

07-31-2013 11:13 PM by 7Footer

I was on my lunch today, taking a picture of this stone wall down by a local ...

5 08-01-2013 05:13 PM
View Mark's profile

#6 Stanley rebuild

07-30-2013 11:12 PM by Mark

Not much of a rebuild compared to some of the stuff I’ve seen here. Co...

7 07-31-2013 01:48 AM
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Cutter Blades for 45 and 55 Stanley combo

07-10-2013 08:46 AM by azwoodworker

I have purchased a Stanley 45 Combination plane and wondering if anyone knows...

5 07-30-2013 08:05 PM

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