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Forum: Hand Tools

A place for all topics relevant to hand tools for woodworking. Planes, chisels, hammers, reviews, acquisitions, etc.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Please Read: Pics in threads

    In the past we have had problems with linking pictures in posts from off-site locations. For example, pics disappeared from the off-site location,...

    Started by sawduster, 06-30-2010 10:42 pm
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  1. Finally, PROGRESS!

    Well fellas, I've finally, after three false starts, finished a carving. Egads. I've dealt with checks, splits, screwups, knots, and just plain not...

    Started by Knotty_Pine, 06-16-2010 4:42 am
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  2. Great day in the Flea Market

    Had to get tires on LOML's truck this morning....that took 45 minutes! What to do with all this time left over? Tool search!!! After...

    Started by SDB777, 06-22-2010 7:10 pm
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    06-24-2010 3:41 pm Go to last post
  3. Icon5 Hand Saws What are the 'must haves'

    Clearly one, two or even three saws isn't going to cut it. I'm just trying to be a little more focused as I go forward, and not just buy everything...

    Started by deathwish, 06-26-2010 12:11 am
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    06-27-2010 1:37 am Go to last post
  4. Tool Gloat

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y176/duckslayer1021/planes.jpg Well, I got these in the mail today. I purchased them off of a trapping...

    Started by McBryde, 06-28-2010 8:44 pm
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    06-29-2010 9:39 pm Go to last post
  5. Making wooden planes

    I am making wooden planes again. Do you have any ideas about how to make the nicker work for this panel riser? I have drilled a hole that gives a...

    Started by TW, 07-06-2010 8:04 pm
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    07-10-2010 6:43 pm Go to last post
  6. Stone for honing

    After looking over a few site around the 'net, I've decided that there sure are a lot of stones available! So, I'm kickin' this one out to the...

    Started by SDB777, 07-12-2010 3:24 pm
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    07-12-2010 7:21 pm Go to last post
  7. Brass Mallet

    A while back, Boodrow gave me a piece of brass, about 4' long and 1" in diameter. Over the weekend, I sawed a piece about 2.5" long off of the bar,...

    Started by Cody Colston, 07-07-2010 5:01 pm
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    07-13-2010 12:50 pm Go to last post
  8. hand planes

    Sharpened my jack plane today. Used a new jig I got for $12.99. One of those that holds the blade and rolls on a wheel in the back. Started with 220...

    Started by woodmannie, 07-12-2010 4:46 am
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    07-17-2010 2:04 pm Go to last post
  9. A Special Box for Special Layout Tools

    A few years back I was wanting to try a hand made joint I had seen in a book and settled on this box to hold some of my special layout tools. 751...

    Started by sawduster, 07-03-2010 2:29 pm
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    07-18-2010 2:24 am Go to last post
  10. My mortising setup

    Thought I'd post a few pics of my mortising setup, in case anybody else does these the slow way like I do - maybe it helps, maybe you've got tips...

    Started by safetyboy, 07-29-2010 2:42 am
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    07-29-2010 6:59 pm Go to last post
  11. Icon5 Beading

    I'd like to try a hand tool method of beading on the edges of some drawers I'm putting together... should I try it with a beading tool like this one,...

    Started by safetyboy, 08-18-2010 4:10 pm
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    08-20-2010 10:33 pm Go to last post
  12. Icon5 I've got a case of the 'Whatsits'?

    In a recent lot from eBay, I got what I thought (by the blurry picture) was going to be a split-nut screwdriver. Clearly, it's not that. (Or maybe...

    Started by deathwish, 07-30-2010 10:36 pm
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    08-22-2010 10:07 pm Go to last post
  13. Wooden toothing plane

    The big annual flea market in Nykarleby yielded a few old tools this year too. Amongst them is this oddlooking plane. The front face of the blade...

    Started by TW, 08-22-2010 11:46 am
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    08-23-2010 3:38 pm Go to last post
  14. Does a tool like this exist?

    Been searching everywhere looking for some sort of tool that will "roll" brass edges into a hinge barrel. Something like a cigarette roller, or a...

    Started by Elizabeth, 08-22-2010 10:19 pm
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    08-31-2010 6:33 am Go to last post
  15. Anyone interested?

    Found this on Craigslist. Let me know if yopu want me to persue it. Ephrata is only 6 miles away and I go through there 2-4 x a week. ...

    Started by woodmannie, 09-01-2010 4:24 am
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    09-01-2010 8:47 pm Go to last post
  16. Ever Have a DUH!! Moment?

    One of the antique tools that didn't sell on the garage sale is an old ratcheting wrench that belonged to my FIL and Mary's grandfather before that....

    Started by PastorPaul, 09-05-2010 3:01 am
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    09-11-2010 10:37 pm Go to last post
  17. Icon4 Hey all!!!

    I'm back!! Did y'all miss me? I missed you guys! Been busy with wife's medical problems, AND I did get to finish a collapsible 2'x 4' work table....

    Started by Yknot, 09-16-2010 2:47 am
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    09-18-2010 12:00 pm Go to last post
  18. Tool Gloat

    These aren't woodworking tools, really, but it's more likely I'll use them for wood than for metal. My FIL gave me these out of his huge collection...

    Started by Rob Hull, 09-21-2010 3:15 pm
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    09-21-2010 4:07 pm Go to last post
  19. DIY Handplanes

    I'm making my first plane from the drawings at http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/how-to-plans/woodworking/1273456?click=main_sr I'm using...

    Started by art3427, 09-23-2010 11:10 pm
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    09-25-2010 2:22 pm Go to last post
  20. Razor saw technique

    OK, Guys: After trying the bandsaw, scroll saw, jigsaw, coping saw, Dremel cutting wheel, X-Acto knife with a variety of toothless blades, and...

    Started by Elizabeth, 09-22-2010 7:55 pm
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    09-25-2010 6:31 pm Go to last post

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