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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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#1 posted 09-29-2011 09:49 PM
Now you just gotta make a new knob for the front. Nice job.
-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"
#2 posted 09-29-2011 10:00 PM
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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#3 posted 09-30-2011 04:53 AM
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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#4 posted 09-30-2011 05:11 AM
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#5 posted 09-30-2011 02:03 PM
Very nice. Does it make whisper thin shavings, where is the gratuitous shavings pic?
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#6 posted 09-30-2011 03:28 PM
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.net
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