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Forum topic by docholladay posted 1357 days ago 769 views 1 time favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Topic tags/keywords: hand tool skills

This website has a tremendous amount of informationi related to the care, use and making of hand tools. This one site puts a tremendous amount of articles, links to sites and just great reference information for those of us that like using and learning about hand tools and techniques.


-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#1 posted 1357 days ago

Thank you for the link.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#2 posted 1357 days ago

Great link, consolodates a bunch of ones I’d stored seperately ! Thanks Doc :-)

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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#3 posted 1357 days ago

Good Stuff.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#4 posted 1357 days ago

Thank you for the link.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#5 posted 1357 days ago

Thanks Doc, I will check it out…

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#6 posted 1357 days ago

This is great. Thank you.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#7 posted 1357 days ago

thanks doc … now im gonna have to clear my weekend to read all of this.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#8 posted 1357 days ago

Ditto the thanks. I think I had this one once but lost it when I upgraded the OS on the computer.


-- Go

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#9 posted 1357 days ago

That has grown a lot. I went through it a year or more ago but since then there have been a lot of things added. Good stuff.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#10 posted 1356 days ago

Great link, thanks.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#11 posted 1356 days ago

thank´s Doc for sharing it
is bookmarked for later reading

take care

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#12 posted 1356 days ago

It’s a nice index for those who can’t remember the URLs to all the interesting articles they’ve seen. ;)

Thanks, Doc.

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