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    Wow, thanks fellas. The backsaw.net site is it! ...

    Wow, thanks fellas. The backsaw.net site is it!

    Now to finish that dovetail saw...

    Kelly
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    Saw handle profiles needed

    Hi guys -

    I'm trying to locate a website that has photos of old dovetail saw / backsaw handles. I seem to recall looking at a site several months ago that had several dozen side view photographs...
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    John Brown's writings and philosophy

    Hi guys -

    I recently re-read John Brown's article Good Work in Fine Woodworking Magazine #127, and I'd like to read MORE by this unapologetic proponent of hand tool woodworking. I heard...
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    Here's the quote from Dunbar's January 2008...

    Here's the quote from Dunbar's January 2008 Windsor Chronicles blog that got me wondering about the Veritas Low Angle Spokeshave (note that Dunbar does not specifically call out this shave by name,...
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    Thanks, Matt. For some reason, I couldn't get the...

    Thanks, Matt. For some reason, I couldn't get the search function to run here at work! :)

    Kelly
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    Veritas® Low-Angle Spokeshave questions

    Hi Guys -

    Anyone have and/or use one of these all-metal spokeshaves from Lee Valley? I would like to buy one, but wonder just how well they've worked for you. On his blog, Mike Dunbar basically...
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    Yes, Dave, the one I have is shown on the Crown...

    Yes, Dave, the one I have is shown on the Crown catalog webpage... it's like the 3 photos beneath the travisher picture.

    And thanks, Derek. I will have a look. Nice work!

    Kelly
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    Leon Robbins compass plane

    Hi guys, another plane question...

    My wife just bought me a Leon Robbins (Crown) compass plane from Highland Hardware. It's a sweet little plane with a doubly-curved sole for sculpting wooden...
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    Thanks, fellas, this is exactly what I wanted to...

    Thanks, fellas, this is exactly what I wanted to know.

    So, to summarize:

    1. After resawing, let the wood acclimate.

    2. Use dry wood (all pieces within 1 to 2% of the same dryness, if...
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    glued-up plane problems

    Hi guys -

    Several of you have recently made comments about glued-up planes (Krenov or Finck style) having problems with wood movement or de-lamination.

    Just how big a problem is this, really?...
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    Center Bits...

    I'd like to get me some center bits. Any chance someone is making new ones? If not, what are good places to find some decent usable ones?

    Also, any good place to get a nice Spofford brace or two?...
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    Thanks for the input, fellas... looks like David...

    Thanks for the input, fellas... looks like David Finck also answered my question in his _Making and Mastering Wood Planes_, second ed., page 83: "... should your efforts produce a plane with a wider...
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    Question about wooden plane mouth size...

    Hi guys - If this has been discussed before, please direct me to the appropriate thread... I searched, but couldn't find what I want to know, which basically is:

    Really, how important is it to...
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    Shopnotes Plane question...

    Hi fellas -

    Shopnotes # 11 has an interesting article about building a small wooden plane. It has a Hock blade held with a cap screw from beneath the plane. I really like the design, which seems...
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