Stanley Miter Box Restoration #1: The Project Start

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Blog entry by ToddMKS posted 497 days ago 1112 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I picked up a Stanley Miter Box no. 346 at a swap meet this past weekend for $15. As you can see it is in pretty bad shape. The saw blade is completely rusted, the handle is in good shape. I can see some markings on the blade but cannot make them out. I will be taking the saw apart and coating it with Navel Jelly to remove the rust. I will be leaving the handle as is, I like the look. More to follow.

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#1 posted 497 days ago

Nice find. It might be rough but all the parts are there. Enjoy the restoration!!

-- If no one will ever see it, all the more reason to make it right

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#2 posted 497 days ago

Wow, even the ‘trigger’ on top of the backsaw is there! Very nice find indeed, congrats!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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