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Large Jointer Restored

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Blog entry by The3Beers posted 1030 days ago 978 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

before pics are in a prior post, a light sanding and rust removal some painting of metal part. a good coat of boiled linseed oil and some wax on the wood body. Now She is working like a dream.



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Dan

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#1 posted 1030 days ago

Now you just gotta make a new knob for the front. Nice job.

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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The3Beers

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#2 posted 1030 days ago

actually i don’t think there was a nob on the front i find that even the rear tote isnt that useful i just grab the body its more comfortable

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CharlesAuguste

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#3 posted 1029 days ago

Transitional plane all had front knobs, but if your not going to use it,your all set!!

-- "the future's uncertain and the end is always near" J. Morrison

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1029 days ago

Beautiful jointer.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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ratchet

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#5 posted 1029 days ago

Very nice. Does it make whisper thin shavings, where is the gratuitous shavings pic?

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Don W

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#6 posted 1029 days ago

The front knob typical used the same screw that holds the metal base. I agree that it probably had one, but if your not going to use it, who cares. The restore looks great.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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