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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
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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
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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
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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
View Bill White's profile

Just a heads up.....

07-09-2014 07:58 PM by Bill White

I’ve not necessarily been a big fan of borg tooling, but recently neede...

10 07-16-2014 08:27 PM
View Alask's profile

A different hand plane

06-11-2014 02:05 AM by Alask

Hello folks, Few months before passed way (five years ago) my wife’s...

7 07-16-2014 04:03 AM
View natenaaron's profile

Record #7...Did I do well?

07-14-2014 04:44 PM by natenaaron

I don’t know anything about this jointer, except that it appears to be ...

6 07-16-2014 12:58 AM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Best Magazine Resource

07-11-2014 11:54 PM by Grasshopper000

Hey folks, wondering about your opinions about the best woodworking magazine ...

9 07-16-2014 12:55 AM
View vbraddy17's profile

woodriver 62 low angle Jack plane?

07-14-2014 06:19 PM by vbraddy17

I was at the Atlanta Woodcraft this past Sat and saw a display of woodriver p...

1 07-15-2014 12:04 AM
View Robert Tutsky's profile

Hand Plane with No Name... Any Idea What It Is?

07-13-2014 02:28 AM by Robert Tutsky

I picked up this plane today at a flea market and am wondering who the maker ...

10 07-14-2014 05:07 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

LN no Longer Offering O1 Steel

07-13-2014 11:57 PM by BubbaIBA

I finally broke down and ordered a LN smoother the other day. I was surprised...

7 07-14-2014 04:46 AM
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Rockler F-Style clamp - Any thoughts on if it is a good buy at the sale price?

07-13-2014 01:34 PM by paxorion

I was curious if others had any thoughts on the Rockler F-Style clamps vs the...

3 07-14-2014 02:56 AM
View JohnDi's profile

Norton stones on sale at Rockler

07-13-2014 01:55 PM by JohnDi

Hi all. Long time lurker new member.I have a question about sharpening stones...

3 07-13-2014 05:32 PM
View LisaD's profile

Where do you draw the line with tool restoration?

07-10-2014 09:16 PM by LisaD

Hi guys, I’m Lisa from NZ. I’ve been a lurker for a while and ...

16 07-13-2014 12:29 PM
View JohnMcD348's profile

What's the difference between Block Planes Low Angle and others?

07-08-2014 02:46 AM by JohnMcD348

I’ve been browsing Block Planes and want to get one and I’ve read...

12 07-13-2014 01:55 AM
View Airframer's profile

Need help dating these Irwin Screw Drivers..

07-10-2014 01:57 AM by Airframer

These just arrived in my shop.. The single phillips of...

12 07-12-2014 03:27 AM
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Making chisel handles with no lathe

07-10-2014 01:08 AM by ColonelTravis

No lathe now, and I see a latheless future. But I need a few chisel handles. ...

11 07-11-2014 06:51 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Ain't Nothing Like A English Pig Sticker

07-07-2014 07:13 PM by BubbaIBA

I’m in the short rows on the new bench build. The base is marked out an...

17 07-09-2014 05:49 PM

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