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Precision circle drawing tool

07-05-2020 07:37 AM by wildwoodbybrianjohns

I saw one of these circle drawing tools advertised, and am just wondering of ...

10 07-06-2020 11:46 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

3544 07-06-2020 09:52 PM
View GrumpyGolfGuy's profile

Stabley No 4 corragated type 17

07-05-2020 11:25 PM by GrumpyGolfGuy

I picked up a Stanley 4C type 17 the other day. Set about starting to restore...

12 07-06-2020 05:22 PM
View gauntlet21's profile

Bench plane cuts at corners of blade but not middle.

02-04-2019 06:42 PM by gauntlet21

I’ve been hand planing for about 9 months now and occasionally when I h...

14 07-06-2020 03:38 PM
View amateur77's profile

Best Manual Mitre saw?

08-07-2017 09:37 PM by amateur77

I want to purchase a good quality manual mitre saw that is actually a good qu...

20 07-06-2020 03:59 AM
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Question about bench plane iron repair

07-06-2020 12:31 AM by sansoo22

Here is a close up of the iron I’m attempting to repair. My question...

3 07-06-2020 01:08 AM
View woodywoodwood's profile

How would I date this J. Nooitgedagt plane?

07-27-2017 02:41 AM by woodywoodwood

13 07-04-2020 08:29 PM
View Don W's profile

Show the restoration before and after.

03-11-2012 11:38 PM by Don W

I thought it would be cool to have a place for a collection of before and aft...

7157 07-04-2020 01:44 AM
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...

4330 07-03-2020 10:50 PM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

Anything good here? Hand planes

06-19-2020 04:18 AM by AlaskaGuy

I’m not real knowledgeable about older hand planes. It’s not ...

28 07-03-2020 09:25 PM
View Karda's profile

what block plane

06-26-2020 06:29 AM by Karda

Hi i have a modern Stanley block plane I want to replace. I want to replace i...

47 07-02-2020 07:11 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...

2691 07-02-2020 04:56 PM
View Michael's profile

Flea Market Find - Keen Kutter 76

07-01-2020 01:01 PM by Michael

Hello all. I just signed up for an account here today and wanted to see if I ...

4 07-01-2020 10:12 PM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Screw Driver of your Dreams

10-15-2012 09:39 PM by Craftsman on the lake

We’ve got: Hand plane of your dreamsMallet of your dreamsBib Overall...

285 07-01-2020 12:05 AM
View sjepps's profile

Wooden Sash Planes

06-25-2020 02:02 PM by sjepps

First time poster, long time lurker! I do wood working as a hobby, and aft...

5 06-30-2020 03:15 PM
View Hydropwr's profile

Farm fresh hand plane Need help to Identify

06-27-2020 07:33 PM by Hydropwr

Hi folks! This is my first post here and thought I’d ask for a little h...

3 06-29-2020 07:46 PM
View MrGizmo's profile

Bad Axe Tool Works Bench Hook

06-29-2020 10:47 AM by MrGizmo

What are forum members thoughts on these? They are well made but at $60.00 p...

6 06-29-2020 06:18 PM
View meromero20's profile

Lie Nielsen VS Veritas Blade

04-24-2020 12:11 PM by meromero20

So, I have been drooling and searching all over the internet for reviews and ...

39 06-29-2020 05:17 AM
View ebbrat's profile

Info needed used Sjobergs workbench: Model/Value

06-26-2020 06:27 PM by ebbrat

Hello, I am hoping someone can give me some information model/value on thi...

4 06-28-2020 11:14 PM
View OleGrump's profile

Weekend Tool Chest Find

06-28-2020 09:18 PM by OleGrump

Found this little gem over the weekend an...

1 06-28-2020 09:51 PM

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