old tools box restoration

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Blog series by bern92 updated 03-07-2010 06:32 AM 5 parts 24141 reads 30 comments total

Part 1: The tool box

01-27-2010 07:32 PM by bern92 | 10 comments »

I juste want to share with you Jocks my little hand tools collection. It was a gift from a old judge who got the tool box of his great grand father who use to build home in 1875 to 1905. He was from Quebec Canada and he participated in building the great resorts in Banff, Lakelouise and all those places in the Rockies. Most of the tools came from that tool box and some i got from friends and garage sale…’s the metal plane part a the my tools and one wooden plane. I will pos...

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Part 2: Here is a Stanley Bailey No. 7

01-27-2010 07:53 PM by bern92 | 3 comments »

This is the first tool that i will try to clean up so i can use it again. It is a Stanley Bailey No.7, who need a good clean up got some rust and need to sharpen the blade.

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Part 3: Stanley Bailey No.7 back to life.....

01-31-2010 07:01 PM by bern92 | 8 comments »

Here is the plane back to life after a good bath in Evapo-rust, a good buffing, a blade sharpening and wipe-on poly on the handle. I did some test in maple, walnut and pine. The first stroke in walnut put a large smile in my face. In the last pic you can see my little helper….look at that smile. It is because i told him that some day those tools are gonne be his. Take a look at part #1 to see pics of the tool box and some of my tools.

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Part 4: More tools from the old tool box

02-02-2010 05:18 PM by bern92 | 7 comments »

Next up is the wooden planes, they are in nice shape, they just need some TLC. This is a nice screwdriver,with storage in the handle. Mesuring and layout tools. Boring tools, drill bits. Chisels, axe and mallet.asdasdasd Hand saws.dasdasdas So this is all the tools from my old tools box, stay tune for update on the restoration of most of these tools.

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Part 5: Dovetails saw

03-07-2010 06:32 AM by bern92 | 2 comments »

This is a nice dovetails saw that came from my old tools box. It’s stamped J.D. Darlington, i think from my little research this was a line of saw from Disston but i’m no expert in hand saw so maybe some one could help me. I think it came out nice, cut like a knife….

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