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Sargent Plane ID

09-10-2011 07:05 PM by Dallas

I have a Sargent plane I bought several years ago for the princely sum of $3 ...

10 08-20-2013 08:08 PM
View Boodles's profile

Restoring Old Hand Tools

08-17-2013 12:54 AM by Boodles

Hello Everyone! I apologize for the amount of pictures which are to follow...

10 08-20-2013 07:31 PM
View sgmdwk's profile

Bringing the best out of a bad plane

07-27-2013 12:18 AM by sgmdwk

You can teach an old dog new tricks. A few months back I bought a pair of ...

17 08-19-2013 09:11 PM
View Don W's profile

A weekend of fun in the sun, and some tools to boot.

08-19-2013 12:20 AM by Don W

The wife and I took out now yearly trip to the Madison-Bouckville Antique sho...

26 08-19-2013 07:18 PM
View Tedstor's profile

Workbench (impulse buy)

08-17-2013 03:35 AM by Tedstor

So I have intended to build myself a new workbench for quite some time now. I...

7 08-17-2013 07:34 PM
View hiswillus's profile

Epoxy Mixture

07-31-2013 09:42 AM by hiswillus

Gluing up a couple pieces of olive wood with a hacsaw blade inbetween to make...

7 08-17-2013 05:54 AM
View SurfHunter's profile

Looking to buy my first set of hand planes & Need advice

08-16-2013 01:14 AM by SurfHunter

I’m looking to pick up a couple of hand planes for my garage shop, I fe...

19 08-16-2013 10:24 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Sleeper hand tools?

08-12-2013 09:57 PM by natenaaron

I stumbled on the Narex chisels and have been plenty happy with them. They n...

23 08-16-2013 09:55 PM
View Klickitat's profile

Building a traditional cabin video

07-28-2013 08:16 PM by Klickitat

I do not understand a word spoken, but it is a great video.

2 08-16-2013 05:10 AM
View Shane's profile

Free Norm Video featuring the The H.O. Studley Tool Chest

08-13-2013 04:46 PM by Shane

The free Norm video on the New Yankee site this week features a really sweet ...

1 08-13-2013 04:57 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Adding brass to wood plane sole

08-12-2013 09:13 PM by lateralus819

As i understand one of the drawbacks to wooden planes is that the wood breaks...

8 08-12-2013 11:36 PM
View Bay07002's profile

what to do with this tool mom just gave me ?

08-12-2013 07:05 AM by Bay07002

Mom just passed along this tool which i found the photo of and it’s a miller ...

8 08-12-2013 11:32 PM
View 1750carl's profile

Big wood vise question

06-24-2013 07:43 AM by 1750carl

Just wondering if anyone has recently purchased from Big wood vise? I plac...

7 08-12-2013 11:07 PM
View Willhenry's profile

Vintage folding carpenters rule

08-12-2013 07:07 AM by Willhenry

My very first thread, and I rant – Sorry. Hello to all my brother/sist...

8 08-12-2013 07:42 PM
View Garycd315's profile

Stanley planer

08-12-2013 07:07 AM by Garycd315

Question … Last June when I was in Rwanda I met a carpenter in the rura...

2 08-12-2013 11:49 AM
View Mark Colan's profile

Learning to Sharpen

07-20-2013 04:52 PM by Mark Colan

Introduction I have mainly been a power tool woodworker, but recently boug...

15 08-11-2013 07:49 PM
View DIYaholic's profile

A Stanley #78 & a #64:Do I Gloat or Did I Over Spend?

08-10-2013 08:53 PM by DIYaholic

While running errands today, I stopped into the local Non-Profit….found...

27 08-11-2013 07:16 PM
View A10GAC's profile

Mystery Plane Iron

08-10-2013 05:03 PM by A10GAC

I just picked up a plane iron at a tag sale for $1; overall it’s 1 5/8&...

6 08-10-2013 11:30 PM
View Mark's profile

Diy hand plane

08-09-2013 03:31 PM by Mark

As per Don’s request I’ve added a couple of pics of my latest cre...

6 08-10-2013 11:28 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

3M sandpaper

08-01-2013 05:47 AM by Purrmaster

I wasn’t sure where to put this…. I was hoping someone could t...

7 08-09-2013 01:32 PM

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