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View livewire516's profile

Is this an Atlas 120? Help me identify this ol' Disston

04-07-2020 03:15 AM by livewire516

One this I should make clear: I salvaged that medallion from another saw....

6 04-07-2020 08:51 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Regenerating Totes When They're Missing Critical Anatomical Parts

03-28-2020 02:54 PM by poopiekat

As a departure from my recent blog about casting Permaloid totes for hand pla...

11 04-07-2020 04:02 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...

4157 04-07-2020 12:48 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...

2610 04-06-2020 09:50 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

3149 04-06-2020 06:30 PM
View leivinll's profile

Need help in identifying this cast iron miter box. Stanley ?

04-05-2020 09:46 PM by leivinll

It looks like a Stanley, but there isn’t the Stanley name on it. I p...

8 04-06-2020 02:42 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...

276 04-06-2020 01:23 PM
View SamuelP's profile

Workamates of our Dreams

02-25-2012 11:40 PM by SamuelP

A thread for that little helper who is always there when you need her. ...

389 04-05-2020 02:11 AM
View TEK73's profile

Help with my ancient(?) tap and die set

04-04-2020 03:36 PM by TEK73

Hi friends I got my hands on a tap and die set that I belive is of quite s...

0 04-04-2020 03:36 PM
View Thorbjorn88's profile

Veritas or LN 4 1/2

04-02-2020 04:42 AM by Thorbjorn88

Last week I dropped my no 4 plane and it broke in half. I’ll definitely...

25 04-03-2020 07:19 PM
View poopiekat's profile

Poopiekat's Land of the Giants

04-01-2020 12:11 AM by poopiekat

I corralled together some of my favorite user planes: Ready to...

17 04-02-2020 07:14 PM
View Rink's profile

Which plane should I keep?

03-31-2020 04:35 PM by Rink

Spending a lot of time in the house. I’ve started going through drawers...

11 04-02-2020 11:35 AM
View Don W's profile

Saws, using collecting, cleaning and buying-Take 2

01-23-2019 05:12 PM by Don W

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

1000 03-30-2020 10:12 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...

7040 03-30-2020 04:23 PM
View Tony1212's profile

Any idea how to get the chuck apart on this brace?

03-28-2020 04:06 AM by Tony1212

I was hoping to start a restoration tomorrow and figured I’d look throu...

11 03-30-2020 01:11 PM
View DannyHT's profile

Need help flattening sole of hand plane

03-28-2020 02:18 PM by DannyHT

Hello all! I appreciate you viewing this post and for any light you can shed ...

29 03-30-2020 03:31 AM
View Karda's profile

saw sharpening question

03-26-2020 06:33 AM by Karda

Hi, I have an old curved pruning saw with teeth on both sides that needs shar...

6 03-28-2020 03:19 AM
View Bugnurd's profile

Interesting Antique Awl-type Multitool

09-13-2014 05:57 PM by Bugnurd

Hi,Just returned from a round of yard saleing and came back with a bunch of g...

11 03-28-2020 01:46 AM
View nmssis's profile

Polished Granite Threshold

03-27-2020 05:31 PM by nmssis

Happy Friday and hope everyone is keeping safe. I was walking around Lowe&...

8 03-27-2020 09:40 PM
View Thuzmund's profile

Why is a saw needed to make a wheel? (History question)

03-26-2020 06:57 PM by Thuzmund

I thought I would post here in the hopes that hand tool workers might include...

9 03-27-2020 05:50 PM

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