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Posted on Very nice stanley no 4 find today, how should I approach restoring it?

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#1 posted 07-03-2017 08:01 PM

I wash the plane with soapy water to clean
the Japaning. Leave it out in the sun to dry,
then I wire brush the rust off and work it
over with fine stearated sandpaper to get
the rust out of the grain of the iron. Then

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