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Stanley No 18 Resto

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Blog entry by athomas5009 posted 04-12-2014 07:25 PM 673 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Heres a Stanley No 18 Block plane I picked up. I decided to do a full resto. I know it’s not necessary but I like my tools clean and shiney. The first 2 picks are before shots. The last 2 are after paint dried. I’ll post some more and a complete write up once it’s reassembled and operational.

-- Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.



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#1 posted 04-12-2014 08:38 PM

Looks good so far.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 04-12-2014 09:54 PM

And its a SW!

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

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#3 posted 04-20-2014 08:39 PM

Well I took more time than I wanted on this one but all I have left is to sharpen. Here are the latest pics. I know I got a little carried away for a user on the flattening / fetteling / polish aspect lmao.

-- Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.

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