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Hand Plane Restoration 1.0

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Blog entry by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 01-08-2013 12:04 AM 1647 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Restore a hand plane getting all that rust and gunk off.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood



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Dave

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#1 posted 01-09-2013 03:57 AM

Charles a great video. You have done real nice job on the plane. I hope to see more.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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bandit571

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#2 posted 01-09-2013 04:13 AM

Looks good! Maybe you would like to check out a couple of my Re-furbs? latest one is a blog of mine.

Do you have a drill press? One item to use in that drill press would be a small wire cup brush. Brass wire ones are great for this work. I have a 1” diameter cup that can go about anywhere on a plane part, including frogs.

Safer way to clean bolts? Chuck the bolt into your cordless drill. Spin the part while holding a 3m adbrasive pad against the part. Usually use the “Purple” ones, the green ones are too aggressive.

Plane looks good!

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#3 posted 01-09-2013 07:08 PM

Thanks for the comments guys. @bandit- I do have a drill press and will have to check out the wire cups. Thanks for the tips.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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#4 posted 01-23-2013 08:59 AM

good video! Informative!

-- Longovette@Roadrunner.com

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