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Handplane restoration

03-02-2019 03:15 PM by Reinan | 2 comments »

A year or so ago my dad decided it was time for me to have my great grandfathers planes, a Stanley no. 3 and a Siegley no. 7. Both had been sitting in his shed for the better part of 2 decades and had been largely forgotten about. They were it pretty rough shape, though considering they are 80-100 years old, I suppose that could be expected somewhat. Recently, I decided it was time to do something about it. After disassembly and a soak in evaporust, I could see that I was in for a longer project than I initially envisioned. With broken totes, areas of rust that were more than surface, and badly chipped paint these were going to need a complete restoration. A call to ...

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