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View knotsofast's profile

adze handle proportions of

09-30-2014 01:53 AM by knotsofast

Is there anyone who has some good guidelines for making an adze handle for ti...

7 09-30-2014 02:11 PM
View Clemmer's profile

Vintage Sargent Hand Plane Question

06-16-2014 04:28 PM by Clemmer

I picked up a rusty old bench plane that I can tell is a Sargent 409 from loo...

15 09-30-2014 11:42 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

dewalt dws 708 miter saw

09-28-2014 11:12 AM by 3285jeff

does anyone owe or had any experience with a dewalt dws708 12 in sliding mite...

2 09-30-2014 01:47 AM
View joshuam39's profile

Hand plane tuning

09-16-2014 07:29 PM by joshuam39

I’m pretty new to woodworking and becoming more and more interested in ...

16 09-26-2014 11:24 AM
View Splinter12's profile

New today - custom bench planes from Lee Valley

09-13-2014 07:53 PM by Splinter12

What do you think,

7 09-26-2014 07:17 AM
View Loren's profile

heads up Glendora CA good deal

08-30-2014 09:30 PM by Loren

No. 8 bench plane. A little far for me today otherwiseI’d buy it for ...

4 09-26-2014 06:55 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Can you help identify this blacksmith-made tool?

09-23-2014 05:18 PM by Lee Barker

It may not be old. It may not be a woodworking tool. But it is very well ma...

26 09-26-2014 04:10 AM
View realcowtown_eric's profile

Frame saw query

09-15-2014 01:14 AM by realcowtown_eric

Cowtown Eric has picked hisself up a frame saw with a 1 3/4” wide x 30&...

6 09-26-2014 02:23 AM
View splinter1000's profile

Stanley model 12-136 No 4 smoothing plane

09-23-2014 07:40 PM by splinter1000

I recently was given a Stanley model 12-136 No 4 smoothing plane (not an old ...

6 09-25-2014 07:26 PM
View Too_Many_Tools's profile

The Thoughtful Approach Towards Building a Clamp Collection

08-16-2014 03:44 PM by Too_Many_Tools

First post…long time lurker…so be kind. ;<) I recently have...

45 09-25-2014 12:52 PM
View Miniderub's profile

Veritas tenon saws

09-18-2014 07:22 PM by Miniderub

Hello all,I’ve recently moved from a two car garage workshop in Montrea...

9 09-22-2014 10:27 PM
View Vance100's profile

Stanley 45 or Veritas plow plane

09-21-2014 09:16 PM by Vance100

Should I look for a Stanley 45 or buy a new Veritas?

5 09-22-2014 07:13 PM
View Rich Simon's profile

How do I attach an Acme shaft to a handwheel?

09-21-2014 09:19 PM by Rich Simon

Bought a great heavy handwheel on eBay, 8” diameter, planning to attach...

9 09-22-2014 03:10 PM
View lussier56's profile

Stanley #45

09-22-2014 03:47 AM by lussier56

Hello everyone I’m new here and still trying to get comfortable with th...

1 09-22-2014 04:28 AM
View djang000's profile

Stanley no 220 knob

09-11-2014 08:41 PM by djang000

Hey guys I found a stanley no 220 at a flea market the other day. I know ...

15 09-20-2014 06:09 AM
View Grump2's profile

Restoring Hand Saws

09-07-2014 10:37 PM by Grump2

I have this saw that I am restoring among others. I was wondering if anyone o...

17 09-19-2014 11:51 PM
View MikeUT's profile

Sargent 'frankenplane'?

09-19-2014 10:32 PM by MikeUT

I picked this Sargent up today for $10. I think that with a little TLC it wi...

2 09-19-2014 11:13 PM
View Maxpowers's profile

sharpening help

09-14-2014 03:21 PM by Maxpowers

Hello all I have a quick question about sharpening. When I sharpen my plan...

12 09-19-2014 04:30 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Question about hand plane

09-14-2014 10:06 PM by Joel_B

I have an old Bailey #4 plane.I just got a Hock blade and chip breaker.I have...

7 09-19-2014 04:15 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Extracting Broken Screws in Your Plane Restorations

09-16-2014 02:45 PM by poopiekat

Okay, so you’ve got a plane with a busted-off screw and you put the pro...

25 09-19-2014 02:42 AM

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