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12-29-2014 03:53 AM

Need recommendations on where to access thickness planner and jointer in Orange county area - 2 replies

Hey guys I’m looking for some recommendations/advice. I am working on a few projects that require some boards to be planned to a set thickness and the edges ran through a jointer for a book match glue up. Since I do not own the necessary tools to do so myself (small apt = little to no space for big toys :/) do you guys have recommendation...

02-28-2014 02:36 AM

Fs: Briar pipe blanks and general pipe supplies - 1 reply

In light of the upcoming pipe swap Here is a few briar pipe blanks and stems that I am looking to part with. Itm: W. L. H. Price M1: 1 3/4” 3 7/8”. 2 1/4”. 20.00 S: 2”. 4.5”. 2 1/4”. 25.00 ME: 1 7/8”. ...

01-16-2014 05:38 AM

Trade: Stanley hand planes (#4, #022, bullnose rabbit) - 0 replies

After receiving several of my late grandfathers hand planes I have several extras that could use a new home. They are in good condition but they need a bit of restoration and TLC. I’ll include 2 extra frogs that can be taken apart for the remaining hardware needed to finish the restoration of the #4 I’d be interested in tradin...

09-29-2013 03:34 AM

Wanted: Mortise Chisel - 14 replies

Hello all. I’m looking or a mortise chisel to practice with before buying a new one. Anyone have an extra they would be willing to part with?

08-25-2013 10:23 PM

Wanted wood blank for turning a carvers mallet - 4 replies

I am looking for a dense hardwood blank I could use to turn my own carvers mallet that is approximately 8” long and 3” -4” diameter. I am open to trades or purchasing the blank outright. Thanks in advance.

08-04-2013 01:55 AM

Lumber recommendations for workbench - 2 replies

I’m looking to make a milkman workbench as scene here : Am thinking of using pine to save money. Well this be ok would it be better to use a hard wood like maple or poplar? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

08-03-2013 08:51 PM

Help with portable work bench. - 3 replies

I’m looking to build a small portable workbench to use in my apartment. I really like the design of the milkman workbench from the June 2013 popular woodworking magazine. Would anyone be able to provide a copy of the plans from the magazine? I haven’t b...

07-27-2013 06:54 PM

Looking for spoon/bowl hook carving knife. - 8 replies

Does anyone have hook knife for spoon/ bowl carving knife they would be willing to trade/sell? I would also be interested in other carving knives but I’m mainly looking for a hook knife like in the attached image. Thanks in advance.

06-27-2013 02:21 AM

Selling all turning gear FINAL PRICE REDUCTION - 5 replies

FINAL Price Reduction. After moving into a smaller apartment I have to part with some of my turning tools due to limited space. All of the tools still have a substantial amount useful steel left and are in good condition. Robert Sorby 3/4” Rough Gouge: If Purchased New: 74.00 Selling ...

06-26-2013 06:04 AM

Bowl adze question - 5 replies

I recently saw a video of David Fischer using an adze to carve large bowls and to say the least I was intrigued. Being limited by the size of my mini lathe I’ve always wanted to find a way to make large bowls without having to buy a larger lathe. Which isn’t an option living in an apt. The question I have is has anyone ever used one...

06-18-2013 02:03 AM

Looking for Japanese hand tools - 1 reply

With having to move into a small apartment I had to part with most of my tools due to a lack of space :(. I am looking to build up a small hand tools collection so I can make use of the limited space I have. I am interested in trading my turning gouges and wolverine sharpening jig for a Japanese gennou (plane) hammer and or Japanese chisels. ...

03-16-2013 04:58 AM

Briar from eBay - 0 replies

I’m looking to buy some briar blocks for pipe making from eBay and I’ve noticed the majority are coming from sellers in Greece and Germany. I’m leery to buy anything from someone outside of the us and was wondering if any one has bought from them before.

01-27-2013 06:40 PM

Books on Japanese hand tools - 3 replies

Since december last year I’ve been trying to get a copy of toshiro odate’s book Japanese woodworking tools, their spirit and use but everywhere I’ve tried has been sold out. Can anyone recommend another book ok Japanese hand tools in case I can’t get a copy?

01-22-2013 02:30 AM

Good source for Book matched lumber? - 3 replies

Does anyone know a good source for small pieces of book matched lumber? (3-5”w x 10-12”l x .74-1”t.) eBay has a lot of knife scales and larger pieces of lumber but I’m looking for something in the middle. Thanks!-Garrett

01-11-2013 05:58 AM

Working with redwood? - 10 replies

What is it like working with redwood? I’ve seen many pictures of beautiful natural edge tables made from the stiff and was curious about its properties? Also does anyone know a good source in so cal or online (aside from ebay) to get smaller live edge slabs? (Cutting board/serving tray sizes) I’m looking to try to get my hands on so...

01-02-2013 12:55 AM

Looking for small live-edge slabs for small scale nakashima style builds in So Cal - 11 replies

I’m looking to get several small pieces of book matched live-edge boards to use in small scale nakashima builds. Can anyone recommend a supplier in the So Cal region?

12-21-2012 04:49 PM

Looking for depth adjustment bolt for Stanley plane restoration - 14 replies

Done anyone have a left-hand thread Stanley depth adjustment bolt they would be willing to part with?

12-21-2012 04:46 PM

Wood recommendations for dai (kanna) body. - 2 replies

I recently acquired a Japanese plane blade from eBay and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a species of wood (aside from oak :) ) to make the body out of. As with any wood plane I’m looking for density, stability, and of course figure. Thanks in advance and happy holidays!

12-02-2012 05:02 AM

Advice on making wooden planes - 8 replies

I’m looking into trying to make a few wood planes (jack and jointer in particular) and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good resource such as a book that provides the necessary steps and dimensions. I’ve found numerous sites that provide good examples but I figure the more info I get beforehand the better the plane I can ...

11-24-2012 11:03 PM

Help With Hand Plane Refinishing - 8 replies

So I’m in the process of refinishing 4 hand planes a Bailey #4,6, block plane, and bull nose rabbet plane. On the #4 and 6 there is pitting as shown in the picture. Ideally I would like to sand down until the pits are removed but I am worried about removing too much material and ruining the hand plane. My question is that will the prese...

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