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View Lee Barker's profile

Where on the arc of Stanley chisels does this one live?

04-09-2013 04:25 PM by Lee Barker

Thrift store find. $.75. How did I do? No markings except Stanley molded...

6 04-09-2013 09:24 PM
View richardwootton's profile

Stanley Bedrock 605 value, and near mint Stanley number 7.

04-08-2013 07:15 PM by richardwootton

I found a listing for a 605 Bedrock for 85 and a nice number 7 for 105 and it...

6 04-09-2013 12:01 AM
View woodsyman's profile

My workbench

04-06-2013 08:56 AM by woodsyman

This is my Ruobo based workbench. I can’t say enough good things about...

12 04-08-2013 05:47 PM
View BerBer5985's profile

Veritas Bevel Up Jointer or WoodRiver Jointer Plane?

05-03-2012 02:47 PM by BerBer5985

I know this might be a really dumb questions, but I bought the Veritas Low An...

9 04-08-2013 01:43 PM
View Jeff_F's profile

Announcing a new Woodcarving Mallet

04-08-2013 02:17 AM by Jeff_F

My friend Norm Reid and I recently started a business we’re calling the...

1 04-08-2013 05:30 AM
View Quoheleth's profile

A purchase in honor of a friend....

04-07-2013 02:26 AM by Quoheleth

I’m a Lutheran pastor. One of my church members died Thursday. He was s...

22 04-08-2013 04:26 AM
View jamesicus's profile

"YANKEE" Radio Tools store counter display

04-06-2013 08:48 PM by jamesicus

Radio Tools mahogany base store counter display (front view) Radio...

9 04-08-2013 02:51 AM
View RussellAP's profile

You can thank me later.

04-06-2013 01:47 AM by RussellAP Some pretty great prices. I’ve be...

5 04-07-2013 05:03 AM
View JohnChung's profile

April fool on LV

04-05-2013 01:07 PM by JohnChung type “AFD̶...

10 04-05-2013 11:22 PM
View Loren's profile

The problem with the 151 spokeshave

04-04-2013 04:31 PM by Loren

... is if you drop them they might break. My old one did anyway,a couple of ...

2 04-05-2013 04:45 AM
View Charlie's profile

questions about shoulder plane

04-04-2013 05:05 PM by Charlie

New to specialty planes so…. question…Will a shoulder plane work ...

9 04-05-2013 12:39 AM
View Airspeed's profile

What the heck is this thing?

04-03-2013 07:49 PM by Airspeed

I found this in my driveway recently and can’t figure out what the hell...

42 04-04-2013 03:18 AM
View Jim Jakosh's profile

Corner Brace and Bid Hand Drill

04-03-2013 11:44 PM by Jim Jakosh

I picked up this corner brace and bit hand drill today at a garage sale. It i...

9 04-04-2013 01:47 AM
View povertyridge's profile

Can anyone help me identify this hand plane??

03-01-2013 02:03 PM by povertyridge

I just picked up this plane off of Craigslist and need some help identifying ...

21 04-03-2013 11:34 PM
View Peteyb's profile

What hand planes should I get

03-31-2013 09:59 PM by Peteyb

I am starting to want to work with hand planes. Which would be the basic pla...

15 04-03-2013 10:30 PM
View Don W's profile

Another "what is it"

05-11-2012 12:40 PM by Don W

I have 2 questions. 1. what is it.2. Does anybody want it?

18 04-03-2013 07:33 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Tool gloat

04-03-2013 01:17 AM by RussellAP

I’ve been wanting to make my own chisels, but the cost of HSS is outrag...

2 04-03-2013 01:27 AM
View JohnChung's profile

Beginner in carving

04-02-2013 02:34 PM by JohnChung

Hi guys, I have just added a new interest to my handplanes, carving. Any b...

6 04-02-2013 05:04 PM
View RonInOhio's profile

Henry Taylor Chisels and Gouges on Craigslist

04-01-2013 01:32 AM by RonInOhio

Has 17 different tools . Looks like 4-6 chisels, and some gouges and other ca...

1 04-02-2013 02:17 AM
View NathanaelBenDavid's profile

Need help choosing first plane....

03-19-2013 10:28 AM by NathanaelBenDavid

Greetings…I am active duty Air Force and this past year I’ve star...

51 04-01-2013 08:13 PM

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