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Sweet yard sale score!

04-27-2014 05:08 PM by Bugnurd

Okay, so I hit up a few yard sales yesterday and picked up a few things. The ...

3 04-27-2014 08:02 PM
View wreker's profile

Help with old saw restoration

04-27-2014 12:17 AM by wreker

Hi All,I’m just starting out with hand tools and woodworking, and IR...

5 04-27-2014 05:37 PM
View notitfortat's profile

Question about these plow plane irons-Sandusky and a couple of others

04-27-2014 12:16 AM by notitfortat

Been a lurker on this forum for a bit and finally signed up. I went to a jun...

1 04-27-2014 01:23 AM
View JoeyG's profile

Needle files--Do I need to spend a fortune?

04-24-2014 04:47 PM by JoeyG

I find myself in need of some needle files for some inlay/carvings I am doing...

9 04-26-2014 10:38 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Type collectors.

04-19-2014 12:51 AM by lateralus819

I’m curious how many of you plane buyers/collectors, collect a full set...

29 04-26-2014 08:24 AM
View Bigtones's profile

Metal Products Co. Hand Planes

04-25-2014 12:07 AM by Bigtones

Hello again LJ Forums, I was wondering if anyone has used or heard of thes...

6 04-25-2014 04:22 AM
View Ray's profile

Blade camber shape?

04-24-2014 01:04 AM by Ray

I am in the process of grinding an 8” camber on a blade for a 605 1/2 p...

2 04-24-2014 01:19 AM
View andy6601's profile

Making Plane Irons out of 0-1 Tool Steel

04-22-2014 02:37 AM by andy6601

I am wondering if anyone has made their own plane irons on LJ and what I am l...

6 04-24-2014 01:12 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Alternative Sources For Vintage Hand Planes

04-20-2014 05:27 PM by poopiekat

Just in case you’re not accumulating your vintage tools fast enough to ...

6 04-23-2014 12:47 AM
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04-21-2014 12:53 PM by JohnChung

I had quite a trouble trying to get the dovetail right and tight. I was using...

3 04-21-2014 02:34 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Does camellia oil go bad?

04-20-2014 11:40 PM by ColonelTravis

Got some at an Asian grocery store, and by “some” I mean “e...

7 04-21-2014 05:40 AM
View DrPuk2U's profile

Edlerly Stanley #5 - How flat is enoough?

04-20-2014 05:14 PM by DrPuk2U

Long ago I came into possession of an old (but not classic) Stanley #5. Says...

7 04-20-2014 09:32 PM
View Schoffleine's profile

What's wrong with my hand planing technique?

04-20-2014 01:04 AM by Schoffleine

I get this pattern a lot where I begin my strokes.

9 04-20-2014 09:24 PM
View Trey's profile

Ordered some chisels today.

04-09-2014 01:13 AM by Trey,41504 Needles...

39 04-20-2014 04:07 AM
View Paul's profile

Free is always a score!

04-18-2014 04:20 AM by Paul

I visited a client today for a consult on some outdoor upper cabinet units sh...

11 04-20-2014 03:50 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

Stanley #4 Type 13?

04-18-2014 02:50 PM by Bugnurd

Hi internet,So I’ve been looking for a #4 to restore into a user for a ...

13 04-19-2014 06:27 PM
View swoper's profile

transitional plane refurbish

04-18-2014 06:33 PM by swoper

Hi everyone just got a Stanley 31 off EBAY was very surprised that the sole i...

6 04-19-2014 12:17 PM
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Hand tool only forum?

04-12-2014 04:21 AM by .

Hello, I am wondering if anyone knows of a forum that is 100% hand tool on...

54 04-18-2014 11:08 PM
View Vincent Nocito's profile

Sargent 107 Block Plane Gloat

04-17-2014 05:08 PM by Vincent Nocito

I found this Sargent block plane in an antique store for $10.80. I...

6 04-18-2014 09:44 PM
View Ray's profile

Anyone use this as a marking knife?

04-18-2014 04:43 AM by Ray

I have been looking at marking knives and find the thin ones designed for sma...

9 04-18-2014 04:52 PM

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