Here we have a RECORD #04 Smoothing Plane.This is shown here in ‘as found’ condition, a recent Ebay purchase. I decided to to do some ‘homework’ to establish when this might have been made? Judging by the parts: -· ...
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In my time here on LJ’s I have seen, [especially Handplanes Of Your Dreams topic] what great lengths many of us go to, to bring a woodworking tool, in this case Hand Planes back from the junk heap to a full [wood]working life! The big boy...
This is what it looked like shortly after I bought it at a car boot fair- after a little rubbing and cleaning to see what I was dealing with? Luckily there was not a lot of rust and almost no pitting to the saw plate. The only major issue fo...
After quite a long break I finally got around to finishing off this little S&J saw.Professionally resharpened to 13ppi Cross cut. Before: - The tote was re-modelled -not much- to give it a more traditional ‘Lambs Tongue’ ...
This is a Stanley no.4 1/2 that I built up from parts. The Tote is a sandwich of 3 pieces of bubinga, in a ‘Z’ configuration glued to 2 acrylic tote profiles with maple cheeks.my original idea was to use brass sheet but I didn...