Three Rusty Planes

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Blog series by Makarov updated 04-18-2015 03:07 AM 3 parts 3794 reads 13 comments total

Part 1: two rusty chisels

07-06-2013 02:32 PM by Makarov | 2 comments »

two more garage sale finds, the first is what I believe to be a paring chisel, it looks like it has opened more paint cans than cut wood. it has what appears to be a horse logo on it. the handle on it when I bought it was a split piece of dowel with copper pipe holding it together. The second I bought a year ago, it is I what I believe to be a timber framing chisel. it has a JS or a JG on it but is so rusty and faint I doubt that I will be able to get any kind of picture of ...

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Part 2: 3 rusty planes

06-18-2013 06:11 AM by Makarov | 5 comments »

This weekend I went to a garage sale, I picked up three planes the Stanleys were $1 each and the craftsman rabbit plane was $5. I left probably 10 planes on the table but didn’t have money with me and it was so dark I could not see the markings on the planes. I live on a peninsula with the Pacific ocean on one side and a bay on the other, things rust here. I think I can clean these up, the only fear is that the blades are too rusty. My Grandfather was a finish carpenter, M...

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Part 3: Plane Pain

04-18-2015 03:07 AM by Makarov | 6 comments »

I purchased a reasonable Stanley #4 that needed some work but looked solid from Ebay. When the postal worker walked towards me with the package it was a two day shipping plastic envelope. When I picked it up off the counter it rattled. When I opened it I was sick, it was now an expensive paper weight. An hour or so of computer time and two weeks of waiting I had a check in my hand. Priority shipping from the post office comes with $50 insurance so it was easier to file a claim th...

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