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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...

15599 05-24-2018 07:32 PM
View BSAphex's profile

Is this a Stanley?

05-24-2018 02:17 PM by BSAphex

Hi all,I bought this No 6 handplane and was hoping to complete it and fix it ...

6 05-24-2018 06:05 PM
View NovacWoodworks's profile

Can anyone help me determine the type of this Stanley transitional plane?

05-24-2018 01:26 AM by NovacWoodworks

Any Stanley Type experts out there? I picked up an early Stanley transitio...

7 05-24-2018 04:27 PM
View steveinaz's profile

Need help identifying this spokeshave

05-23-2018 08:32 PM by steveinaz

It is 10” in length, blade 2 1/8” Blade says “Stanley Rule&...

1 05-23-2018 08:38 PM
View Lovegasoline's profile

UltraSharp Diamond Stones ... Anyone Here Using Them?

05-16-2018 11:35 PM by Lovegasoline

I’ve got some water stones but I want to try out diamond stones because...

18 05-23-2018 01:08 AM
View ryanl's profile

No. 6 stanley

05-22-2018 02:57 AM by ryanl

Worth $25?

3 05-23-2018 12:49 AM
View weedeater64's profile

Traditional vs. split top saw bench?

05-22-2018 03:25 PM by weedeater64

Which would you, or did you build and why? Edit: Also, if you would, de...

3 05-22-2018 05:41 PM
View fivecodys's profile

Anyone know what happened to "Plane Collector" over on YouTube?

05-04-2018 08:58 PM by fivecodys

Does anyone know what happened to the “Plane Collector” guy over ...

12 05-22-2018 01:46 AM
View weedeater64's profile

Cheap saw and ripping technique.

05-21-2018 04:48 PM by weedeater64

This saw is a cheap POS with a plastic handle. However, if you check out Paul...

1 05-21-2018 06:31 PM
View Anapolis7's profile

DIY Chipbreaker

10-24-2012 03:37 AM by Anapolis7

I am considering making my own chipbreaker and had a few questions for my fel...

9 05-21-2018 05:36 PM
View Mosquito's profile

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...

1878 05-21-2018 05:29 PM
View AESamuel's profile

Ultra Fine stone vs stropping.

05-20-2018 05:58 PM by AESamuel

Hello, I was just wondering if there is any advantage to a plane/chisel ed...

5 05-21-2018 03:34 PM
View ronmccormack's profile

need advise on mixing veneer thickness in marquetry

05-18-2018 06:54 PM by ronmccormack

Ive been doing marquetry for a bit now and have decided to start cutting my o...

4 05-21-2018 03:12 PM
View r33tc0w's profile

Tool gloat

05-18-2018 10:50 PM by r33tc0w

Stanley sweetheart: 750? – $14 Shapleigh diamond edge paring chisel ...

2 05-20-2018 09:11 PM
View Bertha's profile

Handplanes Of Your Dreams, v2.0 - Sharp As Ever

08-24-2017 11:22 PM by Bertha

Link to HOYD v1.0 – the dull years

1275 05-20-2018 02:50 AM
View woodbutcherbynight's profile

Hand Chisel Set Upgrade

05-01-2018 01:51 AM by woodbutcherbynight

Have a friend that I have done a few favors for as of late that wants to get ...

26 05-19-2018 04:38 AM
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 ...

2339 05-19-2018 03:44 AM
View Bill White's profile (online now)

"Ford" hammer?????

05-18-2018 04:49 PM by Bill White

Just came upon a Ford branded claw hammer with the round shanked face end. L...

2 05-18-2018 09:53 PM
View wdoughertyiii's profile

Dating of an Old Axe - Could it be 1830's or not?

05-15-2018 06:22 PM by wdoughertyiii

Hello: I’ve been trying to learn more about an old axe that was pass...

5 05-17-2018 08:25 PM
View Jack Barnerd's profile

Is this a spoke shave?

05-17-2018 02:31 PM by Jack Barnerd

I found this on the road and googled the G.U.S. trademark and the patent numb...

2 05-17-2018 05:25 PM

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