Dad sent me a care package today, Grandpa’s Stanley No. 62, and a “surprise.” Yeah Me!
All of the moving parts seem to be in working order, that’s a plus.
And no chips, nicks or cracks.
By the looks of this shot, she doesn’t appear to be sitting all that flat on the top of the table saw. We’ll worry about that latter.
I never knew my grandfather. I have a vague memory of someone sharping a pencil for me with his pocket knife and I’m not even certain that it was my grandfather. So this plane has special meaning for me, a way of connecting to him through his tools.
Most of his tools are long gone. I think dad may still have his brace, if so, I’m going to be working on pa to send that one next. I now have his No. 62, his wheel barrel, Mattock (Cutter Mattock (Axe & Adze)) and this “surprise” :
I would call it a pin vise but maybe someone else could enlighten my.
Let the fun begin.
-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135