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07-11-2017 02:49 PM

White washing over charred wood. - 1 reply

Ok so I have a question, that may just be as simple as giving it a try. I am making rustic flags for customers and I have a request that combines half of the American Flag and Half Honduran flag. This flag includes charring to give it a rustic look. I was wondering has anyone ever white washed over charred wood? Will it mask too much of the char...

04-13-2017 06:39 PM

Need help identifying a hand plane - 16 replies

So I was at my local flea market today and came across this corrugated sole hand plane. The only identifying marks I can see is a NO6 on the front and Stanley stamped in the blade itself. I know you can replace the Irons so I am not so sure what the brand is. I was wondering if anyone has any information on how I can identify it? Her...

01-21-2016 08:30 PM

Can someone help me identify this?!? - 17 replies

My brother lives in KS and runs a second hand store called the Second Hand Rose. Any time he gets woodworking stuff in he lets me take first crack at owning it before putting it out to re-sell. He sent me these pictures of this vise last night and what the seller was asking. (most stuff is consignment, unless it actually came from auction). I wa...

01-12-2016 08:17 PM

My colt Variable Speed palm router won't turn on. - 9 replies

I have a Bosch Colt Variable speed trim router. It has been stored in the garage unused for about a year due to a move. This past weekend I grabbed the router still in it’s case off the shelf to use for rounding the edge on an end table I was helping a friend make. Plugged in, set my depth and attempted to make a test cut to see If I was s...

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