Just Plane Old #3: after refurb

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Blog entry by socrbent posted 01-17-2018 04:01 AM 923 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Six years later I finally got around to it. Started with 2 more turpentine baths, removed remainder of broken tote, clamped and glued crack on base of the smaller plane, created new totes from some aged cherry, cleaned metal parts with Evaporust, applied some rust preventative, made a new wedge for larger plane from oak, applied two coats of BLO, and buffed out with Beal system.

Both planes appear to have been used bevel down. Is that usual?

Started like this:

Ended like this:

Blog #1: Looking for suggestions –
Blog #2: clean up reveals… –

-- socrbent Ohio

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#1 posted 01-19-2018 01:53 AM

Both look all purty now. Are they decorations, or do you use them?

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#2 posted 01-19-2018 02:04 AM

Right now they are decorations on a special shelf in my shop. Plan to tune them up when I finish a big office remodel project.

-- socrbent Ohio

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