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Parts of a breast drill chuck ?

06-03-2014 12:46 AM by cdnstudentwoodworker

I just got an old mohawk shelburne breast drill from the 30’s and messe...

1 06-03-2014 11:25 PM
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Old School Cordless Drill?

05-31-2014 06:41 PM by bandit571

Picked this thing up this morning, costs a whopping$1.50 Has a set of numb...

6 06-01-2014 06:52 PM
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How to date a Stanley level?

06-01-2014 07:01 AM by ColonelTravis

Hey babe, you have a library card? I wanna check you out! Been wanting to ...

5 06-01-2014 05:12 PM
View distrbd's profile

for those who love Stanley planes

05-31-2014 11:38 PM by distrbd

I don’t know how old these planes are but thought some of the Stanley ...

3 06-01-2014 02:04 AM
View Vance100's profile

Craftsman Chrome Plated Auger Bits

05-31-2014 03:20 PM by Vance100

Could someone tell me what these auger bits might be worth? It is a full set...

4 05-31-2014 05:13 PM
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Help With #5C Plane Identification

05-26-2014 02:52 PM by kdc68

I picked up this #5C 14” jack plane cheap recently. The owner called i...

20 05-29-2014 10:23 AM
View ramone's profile

DMT ExtraCourse vs. Norton 220

05-28-2014 02:03 AM by ramone

Hello … I’m new to sharpening. I recently bought the Norton Combo...

6 05-29-2014 07:30 AM
View Ray's profile

Gage Auto Set plane

05-18-2014 11:07 PM by Ray

I will post a photo later. I just got it and it is soaking in citric acid sol...

10 05-28-2014 02:18 AM
View Rodney's profile

Inexpensive Bench Chisels

05-27-2014 06:06 AM by Rodney

Hello all, I am just getting started and would like to purchase a set of b...

16 05-27-2014 07:35 PM
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Received my New Philly Plane

05-25-2014 12:38 AM by BubbaIBA

USPS delivered my new “Classic Smoother” from Philly Planes a cou...

0 05-25-2014 12:38 AM
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New Wood Stock Plane

05-25-2014 12:09 AM by BubbaIBA

I finished a project Saturday and haven’t started the next. After c...

0 05-25-2014 12:09 AM
View natenaaron's profile

Need a Vise?

05-08-2014 04:58 PM by natenaaron

I don’t know how good these vises are but the prices seem pretty good. ...

16 05-24-2014 10:53 PM
View gtbuzz's profile

First World Problems - LN Adjustable Mouth Block Plane or Rabbeting Plane?

05-23-2014 09:33 PM by gtbuzz

Apparently I was a good boy recently as I got the LN 60 1/2 Low Angle block p...

7 05-24-2014 07:53 PM
View siavosh's profile

Honing with green compound, tips needed...

05-23-2014 05:27 AM by siavosh

I recently bought some Veritas green honing compound but I’m having tro...

13 05-23-2014 10:05 PM
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Where's Rod Serling when you need him?

05-21-2014 03:38 PM by DocBailey

I’m in the habit of photographing old tools which have followed me home...

9 05-23-2014 12:48 AM
View 12strings's profile

What kind of Marking knife?

05-06-2014 07:48 PM by 12strings

So which kind of marking knife do you prefer and why? Not asking about brand...

18 05-22-2014 11:38 AM
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interchangeable lever caps?

05-21-2014 08:43 PM by 12strings

For 2 different no. 5 Stanley bailey planes… anyone know if a lever cap...

4 05-21-2014 09:43 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Combination plane vs Plow plane

05-19-2014 03:40 AM by Grasshopper000

Hey, I’m a novice woodworker and new to the forum and was hoping you co...

11 05-19-2014 02:39 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Stanley Sweetheart #62 - how does the depth adjustment screw work?

05-18-2014 02:54 AM by HarveyDunn

I have one of the new Stanley Sweetheart #62s. Does anyone know does the dept...

1 05-18-2014 12:02 PM
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What should I do to the back when sharpening a bevel-up plane iron?

05-17-2014 07:05 PM by HarveyDunn

I have a Stanley Sweetheart 62 Low Angle (bevel up) plane. I’m about to...

6 05-18-2014 02:16 AM

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