Hammer A3 31 jointer/planer project

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Hammer A3 31 restoration series #3: Beginning rust removal

08-18-2009 05:34 AM by djwong | 8 comments »

I decided to begin work on removing the rust on a small section of the outfeed table. The surface of the jointer beds are made up of machined “ridges”. I first tried multiple applications of Boeshield Rust-Off. Even though the garage door was open, the fumes were terrible. (I added a fan blowing across the table and that greatly improved things.) I first rubbed off the surface rust with a blue scotch-brite pad. I then sprayed on the Rust-Off, wait 1 minute, then abraded with the scotch-brite for another minute. Finally I would wipe clean with a cotton cloth.After 6 applications, the surface looked like this…In the next table section, I wanted to try something with...

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