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Blog series by TrBlu updated 06-10-2015 04:29 AM 4 parts 14158 reads 16 comments total

Part 1: Derusting and Restoring a Skil HD-77 Saw

06-16-2014 04:49 AM by TrBlu | 4 comments »

From this: To this: The entire post was a little picture heavy, so here is a link to my blog post: http://timharvey1.wordpress.com/2014/06/15/woodworking-derusting-and-restoring-a-skil-hd-77-saw/ Thanks for letting me share.

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Part 2: Sharing One of My Tool Cleaning Hacks

06-07-2015 11:21 PM by TrBlu | 5 comments »

It is no secret, I like old tools. Like many of you, I find tools in yard sales and thrift store with marks and decals that just don’t belong. A few years ago, an antique dealer told me about something he used to remove permanent marker and decal residue from most metals and enameled surfaces. It safely removes the ink or glue residue without damaging enameled surfaces. I have used it to remove unwanted permanent marker inks, label adhesives and even latex/acrylic paint splatters....

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Part 3: Toolbox Restore

05-27-2013 12:26 PM by TrBlu | 4 comments »

My tool picking has been rather slow and uneventful for a while. About a month ago, I ran up on this tool box for $3 at a yard sale. Cramer Products, Inc. is a 90+ year-old Sports Medicine equpiment company. I am guessing the toolbox originally belonged to one of their service people. The toolbox had been sitting in a barn for years, in about two inches of water part of that time. The first thing, I washed the toolbox with a grease cutting car wash and dried completely. ...

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Part 4: Plane Cap Screw Screwdriver

06-10-2015 04:29 AM by TrBlu | 3 comments »

This is not exactly a restore. This is really more of a tool build. This is the process I followed to make my plane iron cap screw screwdrivers. The blog is a little picture heavy. Here is a link to my blog post on my wordpress blog site. https://timharvey1.wordpress.com/2015/06/09/shop-blog-cap-screw-screwdriver/ Feel free to add any comments, suggestions or questions. Thank you for visiting my shop blog.

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