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Do I really need to spend $50 to get a square square????

656 days ago by shelly_b

I really need a square that is 100% square…do I really have to spend $5...

35 649 days ago
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650 days ago by JuniorJoiner

Since it is almost Halloween, I thought I would poll the electorate and see w...

15 649 days ago
View Alexandre's profile

Vertias PM-V11.... Yes.. you guessed it...

662 days ago by Alexandre

Yup, I bought a Pm-V11 Chisel today… Actually, I bought the 3/8” ...

19 649 days ago
View layne's profile

Sneak peek Engraved Bridge City

649 days ago by layne

I’m working on a Bridge City low angle for a client. Thought I would gi...

1 649 days ago
View Don Johnson's profile

Scratch Awl

660 days ago by Don Johnson

When watching Matthias Wandel’s excellent videos, I often see him using...

10 650 days ago
View ChrisCarr's profile

Hand Saw sharpening Service?

651 days ago by ChrisCarr

Can anyone recommend a service for sharpening some old disston & warrante...

3 650 days ago
View BigYin's profile

Stanley planes book on Ebay << The Stanley Plane by Alvin Sellens >>

653 days ago by BigYin

The Stanley Plane by Alvin Sellens British Ebay sale # 360472737617 ...

0 653 days ago
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653 days ago by natew

First off thanks for everyones help, i have wrote everything down and taken e...

4 653 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Can you help me identify the manufacturer of this duplex shoulder plane?

658 days ago by Lee Barker

8 7/8” long, 3 15/16” tall, 5/8” thick. ...

11 653 days ago
View natew's profile

just need opinions

653 days ago by natew

i am not some advertisement i’m just trying to figure out what tools i ...

14 653 days ago
View grfrazee's profile

Calling all No. 45 owners...

666 days ago by grfrazee

I recently acquired a No. 45 with cutters, but without any of the wooden boxe...

26 653 days ago
View MarkwithaK's profile

Help with found plane?

653 days ago by MarkwithaK

I found this old Stanley #4 stashed in my garage. It was stashed away...

11 653 days ago
View Kv0nT's profile

Stanley No. 5 Type 5

653 days ago by Kv0nT

Hey, I just picked up a Stanley No. 5 Type 5 for 18 bucks ( I checked that Pa...

9 653 days ago
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North Bros. "YANKEE" Tools

653 days ago by jamesicus

I have installed the following web pages relating to North Bros.”Yankee...

0 653 days ago
View poopiekat's profile

Stanley 71, 71 1/2 Sharpening Questions

658 days ago by poopiekat

Hey all,Though I really like my 71s, I’ve got 2 questions: What angle ...

8 653 days ago
View natew's profile

handtool help

656 days ago by natew

i’m just starting out traditional furniture making and i need a list of...

5 653 days ago
View Alexandre's profile

Set on a handsaw?

656 days ago by Alexandre

Since there are so many handsaw and hand tool fanatics, I am wondering how to...

6 654 days ago
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The Original Workbench of your dreams thread

852 days ago by thedude50

For weeks people have said lets start a Workbench of your dreams thread and t...

101 655 days ago
View robdem's profile

Small tool gloat new old hand plane

659 days ago by robdem

Friend of mine picked up this bailey # 7 hand plane for m...

11 655 days ago
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Sargent Plane Parts

656 days ago by CharlieM1958

I recently acquired this Sargent 407 (equivalent to a #2 Stanley). ItR...

11 655 days ago

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