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Old Planes

10-27-2014 05:52 AM by pbyrne | 11 comments »

A dear friend was going through her attic and pulled out two boxes of her great grandfather’s hand planes. She and her husband were discussing what to do with them, they decided to give them to me their carpenter friend. I am humbled by her generosity. When I get them in shape I will make her a thoughtful gift. Tonight I opened the boxes and began cleaning. Here are the two boxes As you can see there are a lot here. So I begin to go to work on one. I have discovered quickly the irons are still sharp. This one had some rust on the iron so I wentto work with oil and sandpaper. This appears to be a fillister plane. Those of you who know can tell me.You can ...

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