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View Ocelot's profile

How would you repair this tote? (esp Don W.)

07-24-2017 08:45 PM by Ocelot

This is on a No 8, type 10 which otherwise is a very nice plane. I’m...

29 07-27-2017 02:26 PM
View woodywoodwood's profile

What is this brand?

07-27-2017 02:41 AM by woodywoodwood

Picture taken from wooden rabbeting plane

3 07-27-2017 03:17 AM
View BenDupre's profile

Hand Tool Lumbejocks - what do you use for saw bench

07-25-2017 04:33 AM by BenDupre

Hey all you hand tool experts: do any of you use a sawing bench? A low bench ...

18 07-27-2017 12:46 AM
View Combo Prof's profile

Miller Falls No. 59 Ratcheting Screw Driver Questions.

07-25-2017 10:12 PM by Combo Prof

I collected a MF 59 ratcheting screw driver from an ebay last minute auction ...

5 07-26-2017 07:12 PM
View Mosquito's profile (online now)

Stanley #45 - 7 forms of fun in 1! - And other combination/moulding planes

11-15-2012 03:58 PM by Mosquito

The Stanley #45 This thread will serve as a “companion” of sor...

1582 07-26-2017 07:05 PM
View alittleoff's profile

Router bits?

07-19-2017 02:47 PM by alittleoff

I’m looking for some router bits and found this set. For 175.00. I have...

45 07-26-2017 06:06 PM
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying

06-26-2011 01:17 AM by Don W

Following some of the plane and other tool threads has been pretty interestin...

14455 07-26-2017 05:31 PM
View JADobson's profile

Vertias Combination Plane

07-25-2017 05:15 PM by JADobson

Anyone see the Fine Woodworking sneak peak at the Veritas combo plane? https:...

5 07-26-2017 01:29 PM
View onoitsmatt's profile

Stanley 62 Mouth

07-26-2017 02:06 AM by onoitsmatt

I piccked up an old Stanley 62. I suspect the rear of the mouth may have been...

2 07-26-2017 12:35 PM
View mikey78's profile

Stanley planes on : "Adios !!!"

07-03-2017 11:39 AM by mikey78

Hello guys,I’m from Italy and from time to time I like buying pre WWII ...

20 07-26-2017 11:32 AM
View fivecodys's profile

Soaking Plane Parts in an Aluminum Tray?

07-21-2017 09:15 PM by fivecodys

Hi Guys,I am ready to start my first Hand Plane restoration this weekend.I ha...

23 07-24-2017 08:18 PM
View woodywoodwood's profile

Need help aging Barton Drawknife, unusual logo

07-24-2017 07:51 PM by woodywoodwood

I picked up this drawknife and am trying to get an idea of when it was manufa...

0 07-24-2017 07:51 PM
View Marn64's profile

Very nice stanley no 4 find today, how should I approach restoring it?

07-03-2017 07:24 PM by Marn64

Hey everyone,I went to my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore today and I foun...

20 07-24-2017 07:29 PM
View Peter5's profile

What kind of oil should I use to sharpen a card scraper?

07-13-2017 06:58 AM by Peter5

I’m trying to figure out how to get a sharp card scraper. I watched a v...

8 07-24-2017 12:21 PM
View WayneC's profile

Axe and Hatchet of your Dreams

07-20-2015 08:56 PM by WayneC

This is a forum for Axe and Hatchet lovers. Please post photos of your Axes ...

17 07-22-2017 11:50 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-06-2012 03:34 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

With a nod to the Epic Thread, there are hopefully enough hand-tool enthusias...

2513 07-22-2017 07:26 PM
View BigRedKnothead's profile

Modern American Hand Tool Forum

02-07-2016 10:54 PM by BigRedKnothead

This thread is dedicated to hand tool renaissance we are experiencing in our ...

2114 07-21-2017 06:30 PM
View summerfi's profile (online now)

Help Identify These Items

07-20-2017 09:40 PM by summerfi

I recently bought a bunch of old tools that formerly belonged to a millwright...

10 07-20-2017 11:53 PM
View William Shelley's profile

Mirock's precision speed square

07-19-2017 12:34 AM by William Shelley

Just received my speed square from Mirock, I chose one with Imperial measurem...

2 07-20-2017 01:46 AM
View gargey's profile

Iron Lie Nielsen No 3

07-14-2017 07:00 PM by gargey

Has or does Lie Nielsen ever make the smaller bench planes in iron, rather th...

18 07-19-2017 04:45 PM

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