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View Oldschoolguy's profile

Wood plane

03-22-2019 07:49 AM by Oldschoolguy

Morning y’all. As I was wandering through an antique shop, I spotted a ...

7 03-23-2019 10:54 AM
View MrFunnyMan's profile

Mortise Chisels

03-15-2019 06:28 PM by MrFunnyMan

Good afternoon folks, I purchased a 1/8” mortise chisel from an antique st...

17 03-23-2019 08:54 AM
View Bill Berklich's profile

Jennings Bit Box Dimensions?

03-21-2019 12:59 PM by Bill Berklich

Ladies and Gents – anyone out there have drawings, sketches, dimensions...

14 03-23-2019 05:14 AM
View Don W's profile

Show the restoration before and after.

03-11-2012 06:38 PM by Don W

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

6735 03-22-2019 03:30 AM
View Bertha's profile

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

08-24-2017 06:22 PM by Bertha

Link to HOYD v1.0 – the dull years

2172 03-21-2019 08:14 PM
View PatrickIrish's profile

Bora or Ehoma Parallel Clamp Experience anyone?

04-03-2018 11:45 PM by PatrickIrish

I’ve been using bar clamps and oddball clamps for glue ups, drooling ov...

2 03-21-2019 07:29 PM
View Thorbjorn88's profile

No 7 jointer plane buying help

03-17-2019 05:05 PM by Thorbjorn88

I’m getting ready to get a no 7 plane to flatten my workbench and help with a...

42 03-21-2019 06:42 PM
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying-Take 2

01-23-2019 12:12 PM by Don W

Just talking saws Following some of the plane and other tool threads has b...

223 03-21-2019 02:44 PM
View mikey78's profile

Stanley 62 plane restoration ...

03-12-2018 11:18 AM by mikey78

Hello guys,My next restoration project is a nice stanley 62 …I thought ...

27 03-21-2019 11:21 AM
View Hartly's profile

Quality chisels?

03-21-2019 07:57 AM by Hartly

Hey folks, I’m new to the site and this is my first post. I picked up a few o...

1 03-21-2019 09:42 AM
View Red5hft's profile

For Your Saturday Viewing Pleasure

03-15-2019 10:04 PM by Red5hft

Here are a few photos of my recently restored Stanley No. 3 Type 6 cir. 1888-...

4 03-20-2019 03:10 PM
View SMP's profile (online now)

Surface planing black walnut by hand without tearout?

03-20-2019 01:18 PM by SMP

Wasn’t sure whether to post this here or in another section. I am fair...

2 03-20-2019 02:50 PM
View JeffP's profile

Folding ruler - I don't get it

04-16-2016 06:19 PM by JeffP

So, I think I must be missing the point. I have seen a number of youtube v...

103 03-20-2019 12:34 PM
View WayneC's profile

The venerable router plane

02-04-2019 11:46 AM by WayneC

I thought it would be good to have a thread dedicated to router planes. Ple...

117 03-19-2019 04:12 PM
View Holbs's profile

How flat... is acceptably flat?

03-18-2019 10:09 PM by Holbs

My ongoing hand plane and hand tooling adventures has brought up questions I ...

4 03-18-2019 11:09 PM
View SquareEnough's profile

How much room between blade and mouth for spoke shave?

03-18-2019 06:49 PM by SquareEnough

I have an older bevel down spoke shave and when the blade is set to a useable...

1 03-18-2019 07:30 PM
View Nebulocity's profile

Are Infinity Tools Hand Planes (Jointer, Rabbet) Any Good?

02-15-2018 09:10 AM by Nebulocity

I’m new to the craft and have the Miller Falls equivalent of a Stanley ...

8 03-18-2019 05:16 PM
View SMP's profile (online now)

Purpose of double square? Vs small combi square.

03-11-2019 02:51 PM by SMP

I need to order a new 12” combination square from Epstein, and I figure...

6 03-18-2019 01:35 PM
View jdwhitak's profile

Wiktor Kuc @

03-15-2019 01:12 PM by jdwhitak

Hello, I ordered a restored Millers Falls No. 2 hand drill from Wiktor a l...

7 03-18-2019 12:53 PM
View azwoodworker's profile

Cutter Blades for 45 and 55 Stanley combo

07-10-2013 03:46 AM by azwoodworker

I have purchased a Stanley 45 Combination plane and wondering if anyone knows...

6 03-17-2019 01:32 PM

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