Large Jointer Restored

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Blog entry by The3Beers posted 09-29-2011 08:10 PM 1193 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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View Dan's profile


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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"

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#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

Beautiful jointer.

View ratchet's profile


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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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Don W

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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. -

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