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06-17-2019 09:45 AM

How to go about collecting moulding planes. - 3 replies

Hey Folks, Like the majority of us, I am very enamored with hand planes. I have built myself a nice collection of old Bedrock and Bailey planes, but I do not know where to go for wooden molding planes. Are there online resources for moulding planes? Any help would be most appreciated. I just built a plane till for the Stanley’s (couple ...

11-14-2015 08:22 PM

Incra IBox Issue - 3 replies

Hi, I just picked up an Icra IBox jig because the cabinet I am making (to hoold shop tools) calls for box joints on the main carcass and the drawers. I realize I could have easily made a jig, but I want to get this cabinet made and get my shop together first, and its always good to get a new tool. Here is the problem. Out of the box I no...

10-09-2015 12:01 AM

East Coast Transplant - Where are the best picker spots in Bay Area? - 5 replies

Hey Folks, I am somewhat of a new transplant out in the SF Bay Area – located in the East Bay. I am a Boston native and I used to haunt all the old flea markets and antique stores in northern MA and So New Hampshire for old tools. Now that I am out here, there doesn’t seems to be the same availability for old tools, or I just do...

10-05-2015 11:07 PM

Replacing the bearings on my Carter bandsaw guides. - 1 reply

Hey Folks, For reasons I won’t go into I had let my WW equipment sit for more than 12 years. I am getting back into it now, and I am currently rejuvenating my bandsaw. I have replaced the tires, checked the wheel bearings, replaced the blades (they all had more corrosion than I wanted to deal with on them) and the last thing I need to...

09-24-2015 11:33 PM

Quick question about the Carter QR1000 Bandsaw Tension Release - 1 reply

Hey Everyone – new here. Psyched to be in the group! I have ordered a Carter QR1000 – the ubiquitous bandsaw tension release handle for my Jet 14” bandsaw.. In the video they have on their web site and on Youtube, the operator demonstrates the benefits of the handle by removing a 3/16” blade and installing a 1/2̶...

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