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First Flea Market Score

07-14-2014 02:17 AM by BentheViking

So last week my wife and I went on vacation to Cape Cod and hit up a decent f...

16 07-27-2014 09:48 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Impulse Buy on Stanley 78

07-26-2014 05:49 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey I bought this on eBay for about $50 and it was listed as NOS ...

4 07-26-2014 08:57 PM
View robdem's profile

Woodriver or Narex crank neck chisels.

07-25-2014 09:51 PM by robdem

Does antbody have any experience with these chisel . They are on sale at wood...

3 07-26-2014 12:37 AM
View 12strings's profile

through dovetails long or short?

07-24-2014 04:45 PM by 12strings

When you set your marking guage (or other method for determining the length o...

10 07-25-2014 02:03 PM
View Newbiewoodworker43's profile

Antique Bar Clamps - Restore or Leave Alone?

07-23-2014 11:39 AM by Newbiewoodworker43

Last weekend I went to my first estate sale where the previous homeowner was ...

7 07-25-2014 01:25 PM
View bluekingfisher's profile

Veritas or Lie Nielson - which & why?

06-06-2014 09:11 AM by bluekingfisher

Having had my interest recently rekindled, Ok, obsessed having been bitten by...

41 07-25-2014 01:05 PM
View Ray's profile

Got applewood for saw totes- now what?

07-22-2014 11:34 PM by Ray

Trunk wood. Will this wood work well? If so, should I cut it and then let it ...

6 07-23-2014 02:10 PM
View vbraddy17's profile

Any thoughts about the Pinnacle Spokeshave?

07-22-2014 03:58 PM by vbraddy17

Just curious. I saw the radiused sole shave was onsale at woodcraft this mon...

1 07-22-2014 04:04 PM
View 12strings's profile

tongue and groove plane.

07-21-2014 01:47 AM by 12strings

I have the chance to buy an old Stanley tongue & groove plane for $65R...

15 07-22-2014 04:00 PM
View Ted's profile

What is this "hook" shaped chisel?

07-22-2014 05:27 AM by Ted

I got this small hook shaped chisel bundled with a bunch of turning chisels I...

13 07-22-2014 03:19 PM
View JohnSR's profile

Question about restoring Stanley 9 1/2 block plane

07-20-2014 11:25 PM by JohnSR

So I picked up a hand plane for 2 dollars at a flee market but it does not ha...

5 07-22-2014 01:43 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Questions for making a dovetail marking knife

07-18-2014 08:58 PM by ColonelTravis

What’s an ideal thickness for the kerf of a dovetail marking knife? Als...

9 07-21-2014 05:11 AM
View LoriF's profile

Lee Valley Vancouver BC **Antique Tool Sale Saturday, July 19th 10:00 - 5:00**

07-12-2014 06:49 PM by LoriF

More than 1000 wooden planes most priced at $10, assortment of steel planes a...

6 07-20-2014 03:50 PM
View Philip's profile

Making your own tools

07-19-2014 08:41 PM by Philip

Hey all, I am looking at making some tools and there are several people he...

7 07-19-2014 11:57 PM
View layne's profile

Hand Engraved planes

07-30-2012 04:09 AM by layne

After a 6 month break I am back at the engraving bench. If yo...

20 07-19-2014 09:16 PM
View JBorfair's profile

Wood Chisels

07-04-2014 11:26 PM by JBorfair

I’m in the market for some new ones. I’ve been doing a lot of loo...

19 07-19-2014 02:06 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Spots to Look for Stuff in/around Pittsburgh?

07-19-2014 12:25 AM by Grasshopper000

Hey, not sure where to put this thread, but I travel a bit for work and will ...

1 07-19-2014 12:40 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Kicking Myself... need a bailout

07-14-2014 05:12 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey, I have a very nice Craftsman 3728 combination plane (made by Sargent I b...

16 07-18-2014 03:58 PM
View planeBill's profile

stanley #12 with a toothed blade

07-17-2014 11:44 PM by planeBill

I picked up a Stanley number 12 the other day and when I took it apart to beg...

5 07-18-2014 02:34 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Hand Saw books & resources

07-16-2014 01:21 AM by Grasshopper000

Hey folks, beginning my way into the world of handsaws. I posted earlier and ...

11 07-17-2014 05:29 PM

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