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Record #4c smoothing plane refurbish completed

08-26-2013 08:36 PM by jasondain | 3 comments »

Along the lines of my last post, I seem to have caught the old tool refurbish bug. I found this plane at an antique dealer in Chester NS on the way back from a beach day. I’ve driven by these places a hundred times without thinking that they might have some interesting stuff. I took the plunge and a lot of places had some interesting stuff including saws, drills and lots of wooden planes. None of them really interested me as I was looking for an old smoother (#3 or 4) size with a iron body. Here is the before pic. There was a fair bit of surface rust and the handles were quite gummed up. The blade had some pitting but not where it counts. For $30 I figured this would be a ...

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