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Posted on Has anyone tried "seasoning" an old vintage plane like a pan instead of "japanning"

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#1 posted 09-20-2018 05:55 PM



I just use black engine block spray paint. Works great. Can get it at auto stores.

Paint technology is a wee bit more advanced nowadays than it was when Stanley bought the Bailey patents.

- Waldo88


+1 All of my planes that had significant loss of the original Japanning got a few coats of Duplicolor. It isn’t orignal but you’d never know by looking at it. I give some detail on how I go about it in this blog post.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!


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