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What is this?

05-20-2013 02:01 PM by Luke

I’ve had this in my toolbox for a while, it was in my shed when I bough...

19 05-29-2013 12:22 AM
View JADobson's profile

filing from a cross cut to a rip

05-28-2013 10:27 AM by JADobson

Does anyone know if you can refile a cross cut tooth pattern to a rip tooth p...

10 05-28-2013 08:37 PM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

Is this Chamfer Plane worth $22?

05-28-2013 03:04 AM by Cole Tallerman

Hey guys. Just wondering if you think this chamfer plane is worth $22? It ...

3 05-28-2013 11:15 AM
View jordanp's profile

An Awesome Antique Hand Tool dealer

05-06-2013 08:58 PM by jordanp

Last month I met Mr Lynn Dowd at a Hand tool swap here in Dallas, He sells an...

9 05-27-2013 10:59 PM
View Brad's profile

Can you identify this vintage tool?

05-22-2013 07:32 PM by Brad

A good friend picked this up at a garage sale for me. I love it. I just don&#...

15 05-27-2013 03:11 PM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

HF 26" 16 Drawer Tool Chest on Sale $319.99

05-26-2013 12:13 AM by Joe Lyddon

As I was looking at this, and it’s ranking, my thought was… Su...

7 05-27-2013 01:08 AM
View boxcarmarty's profile

Name this plane

05-19-2013 01:56 AM by boxcarmarty

I found this hand plane at an auction today. There is no identifying marks on...

25 05-26-2013 04:12 PM
View Benvolio's profile

Millers falls hand drill dis-assembly

03-20-2013 01:45 PM by Benvolio

So I picked this old millers falls quite cheap. My plan is to do a full re...

10 05-26-2013 04:07 AM
View Toolz's profile

Bull Frog emittter strips vs Camellia Oil ?

05-23-2013 07:51 PM by Toolz

I have used the Bull Frog emitter strips in the boxes that I store my hand pl...

4 05-25-2013 07:54 PM
View shipwright's profile

Two new hand made tools... with a spooky connection!

05-16-2013 11:38 PM by shipwright

OK here’s the story: About a month ago my friend Klaus (kiefer) post...

12 05-25-2013 12:40 PM
View WoodNDust's profile

F Clamps - fit and finish?

05-14-2013 03:05 AM by WoodNDust

I’ve been looking around for some f-clamps. After reading a post about...

32 05-25-2013 02:22 AM
View Tim's profile

Stanley 78

05-25-2013 12:01 AM by Tim

There's one with 17 minutes left and not getting much love. If anyone sees th...

2 05-25-2013 12:12 AM
View Francisco Luna's profile

Large Stanley Scraping Plane for sale -No.112-

05-14-2013 11:58 AM by Francisco Luna

Hello everyone! I’m here stuck in a small and ugly town in southwest F...

2 05-22-2013 09:29 PM
View lwllms's profile

HandWorks show in Amana, Iowa - May 24 and 25

05-21-2013 03:40 AM by lwllms

There’s a show of small hand tool makers this coming weekend in the Ama...

3 05-22-2013 06:20 PM
View Tugboater78's profile

plane blade flattening issue

05-18-2013 08:50 PM by Tugboater78

so ive been trying to flatten the back of this pita for days off and on but i...

17 05-21-2013 05:35 PM
View rance's profile

An interesting Hand Plane

09-02-2012 12:42 AM by rance

A real good friend o-mine came across some handplanes, 4 of them. A #4 and a ...

21 05-21-2013 12:53 PM
View mak's profile

How many short stretchers?

05-19-2013 09:43 PM by mak

I am currently building my workbench base out of Douglas Fir. I made it easy...

2 05-20-2013 04:52 AM
View Friendlysb's profile

Hand plane question

05-15-2013 03:37 PM by Friendlysb

I am new to hand planes and have bought and have refinished a couple of old S...

34 05-19-2013 04:17 PM
View 7Footer's profile

More Old tools (Saws)

05-10-2013 04:37 PM by 7Footer

My Pops gave me some more old tools, 10 hand saws to be exact. The 3 on th...

11 05-17-2013 07:03 PM
View Towtruck's profile

Identify if you can

05-16-2013 03:26 PM by Towtruck

CAn anyone tell me what a compass was used for is it worth anything?

10 05-17-2013 03:10 AM

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