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Stanley 51/52 Shooting Plane #2: Progress on the clean up

06-20-2017 05:22 AM by Pjonesy | 6 comments »

In between other things I have been cleaning this piece of treasure very carefully so as not to destroy the originality of the item. Cleaning the rust off and still leaving the original machine marks is quite time consuming. The following pictures show progress so far. I still need to clean up wing nuts and other small parts, probably use electrolysis to do this. to the parts that have no existing finishes like nickel or zinc. According to records I have checked the plane was manufactured between 1907-10 judging by the Stanley stamp on the blade, see belowNext picture is of the hold down bracket I have acquired. It is not original but is a copy off an original one. It is cast iron. Does a...

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