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Another Hand Plane Rehab #6: Put a Fork In It

11-22-2021 02:58 PM by HokieKen | 12 comments »

Well, a mere 6 months after starting this series, I’m finally ready to wrap it up… So let’s dive right in! When last I left off, I had finished repairing the tote. So now it was time to finish the tote and knob. The tote had been sanded back so the original film finish was removed before I did the horn repair. I just sanded it up through some higher grits stopping at 400. The knob still had the film finish so I sanded it back. I still do knobs the same basic way I detailed in this old blog post except I have found that I prefer to work on it on my lathe rather than on the drill press. Better speed control and it’s just more comfortable. I have also fou...

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