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My First Plane Restoration and a New Use for Ketchup

04-02-2010 09:44 PM by JohnnyW | 7 comments »

Welcome to another plane restoration. This is my first proper plane, bought off eBay for £18 plus postage. It was in usable condition, but a bit rough around the edges. I’ve seen a few restorations on here lately and decided to have a go. I didn’t take any pictures of it before as I wasn’t planning a blog, but this is how it looks now: It took about a week, doing an hour or so each day. Here’s what I used (plus wire wool, and sandpaper): Some of the things that I did a bit differently to some of the other restorations I’ve seen here: - I cleaned the brass parts with ketchup: covered for about 10 minutes, rinsed under running water and wipe...

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