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View TechTeacher04's profile

Plane making

04-06-2014 10:14 PM by TechTeacher04

Can anyone with experience making wooded hand planes recommend what type and ...

2 04-10-2014 09:44 PM
View Bigtones's profile

First timer question :)

04-07-2014 01:39 PM by Bigtones

Hello fellow Lumberjocks, this is my first post, so Hello :) I have been f...

10 04-10-2014 03:03 PM
View markf31's profile

Looking for recommendations for reputable vintage Stanley plane sellers

04-08-2014 08:39 PM by markf31

I’m looking for recommendations for reputable sellers of vintage planes and t...

11 04-09-2014 12:08 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Tuning up My First Wood Body Plane - Stanley No. 127

04-06-2014 07:41 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, My mom snagged this wood body plane for me at a town fair la...

6 04-09-2014 02:54 AM
View mdbohica's profile

My first plane Restoration...

04-08-2014 09:55 PM by mdbohica

This was my Grandfather’s and one of 4 planes I inherited from him and ...

1 04-08-2014 10:22 PM
View tool248's profile

Stanley Bailey No. 4 Restoration

04-06-2014 03:58 PM by tool248

My brother bought a Stanley Bailey no. 4, but didn’t realize that the a...

5 04-07-2014 05:35 PM
View BurlyBob's profile

My new chisels

04-03-2014 11:08 PM by BurlyBob

So I saw another LJ had built a glue bottle holder. I tought I could dress i...

5 04-06-2014 04:07 AM
View Airframer's profile

Stanley Sweetheart Addicts Anonymous

01-28-2014 03:36 AM by Airframer

I realized today as I was plugging away at my pile of tools to cleanup and or...

64 04-05-2014 09:16 PM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Now What?

04-03-2014 08:25 PM by Gerald Thompson

I know I believe I know where I put it, but I’M not sure I realize wher...

29 04-04-2014 06:20 PM
View PeteHotard's profile

Spinning Saw Nuts

04-04-2014 08:28 AM by PeteHotard

Picked up a Diston D-8 the other day for cheap. Went to take the handle off ...

3 04-04-2014 05:06 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Veritas spider vise

04-02-2014 01:49 AM by JohnChung

Amazing With all the machining and material the price is pretty decent. ht...

11 04-04-2014 05:53 AM
View mIps's profile

Chisel point nasty

04-04-2014 02:10 AM by mIps

Well I managed to bugger up the pointy end of my one and only chisel. So, now...

3 04-04-2014 04:13 AM
View DustyCellist's profile

Big Box New Tools?

04-01-2014 01:29 AM by DustyCellist

Since my last thread on a dust-free shop (asthma) I cut some fallen branches ...

20 04-04-2014 02:00 AM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Using Iwasaki Rasps

04-03-2014 08:10 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I just received some fine and extra fine Iwasaki rasps for my bi...

5 04-03-2014 11:53 PM
View alexdom_89's profile

hand tool list

03-09-2014 07:10 PM by alexdom_89

For the people who use these tools on a daily what are your must have cant li...

13 04-03-2014 01:30 AM
View MichiganCur's profile

Help needed with small automatic Screwdriver.

03-10-2014 07:55 PM by MichiganCur

I have this little automatic Screwdriver, it was getting jammed, after some p...

4 04-02-2014 10:06 PM
View WayneC's profile

Interesting web page covering the history of drills.

03-21-2014 07:53 PM by WayneC

I posted this in the Vintage drills of your dreams thread but thought others...

6 04-02-2014 03:35 PM
View BJODay's profile

BLO for rosewood?

04-01-2014 03:10 PM by BJODay

I’ve cleaned up a couple of old Stanley plane. I sanded the totes and k...

5 04-01-2014 03:38 PM
View Ray's profile

Want to ID the mortise guage

04-01-2014 02:04 AM by Ray

It is not old, but I have not been able to find any information on it. I did ...

3 04-01-2014 03:58 AM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Lee Valley Tapered Plane Irons

03-31-2014 03:34 AM by BubbaIBA

I finally got around to ordering a couple of LV’s tapered plane irons a...

5 03-31-2014 10:23 AM

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