Back again! It’s been a little while since I posted on this thread about restoring a Stanley Bailey No 7 jointer. I had basically finished the plane last episode, but I hadn’t gotten around to taking pictures (too busy jointing woo...
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This is a fun hobby for me. I took shop class in high school and loved it. I started again when I was unhappy with furniture options that were in my budget for my house. Walmart, Target et al weren't doing it for me anymore. I found that I enjoyed it enough to start doing more serious work.
This website is a great resource. I hope it stays like it is forever.
-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.
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Well hello again! This is part 3 in my jointer plane restoration. When we last spoke, I had done the electrolysis process on the body and frog, as well as the smaller parts such as the cap lever, iron, and chip breaker. I also need to mention...
So after a quick spritz with some PB (one of my personal favorites), the plane came right apart. My wife’s only complaint with PB is the smell, so I do it outside rather than in the basement. On the downside, I don’t hallucinate anym...
First blog entry on LJs. I have restored two other planes before this one (both Bailey No. 5s… one for use as a jack, one for use as a scrub), but this one will definitely be the best documented. Here goes. FYI I am done with this restora...