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Blog series by Mark Shymanski updated 05-01-2008 05:29 AM 2 parts 1899 reads 9 comments total

Part 1: Calipers

04-22-2008 02:01 AM by Mark Shymanski | 5 comments »

Well I finally had some time (and warm weather) to get into the shop this past weekend. I had inherited several hand tools from my Dad and I’ve finally decided to start cleaning them up. I think I’d mentioned my success with one of the #4 planes Dad had. I should take some pictures of it when I’ve got it all reassembled. This photo is of the set of three calipers he had. Dad was a welder and had these tools mostly for welding and I guess after he got sick some of the too...

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Part 2: Photos of the finished calipers

05-01-2008 05:29 AM by Mark Shymanski | 4 comments »

Finally figured out how to get pictures from my computer to a web site and to here. The nail set and plumb line were purchased new and didn’t need restoration :-) All in all very pleased with the citric acid solution, so highly recommend it.

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