Part 4. The restoration is basically complete. You can see me flatten the bottom, and begin my skill development in the sharpening department. Frustration and success abound! The last part will come along shortly with one more problem I didn...
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Engineer by trade. Love to work with my hands.
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In this one, you will see how I polished the knobs and other parts. I also walk through what I learned about the depth adjustment mechanism. Thanks! Brian https://youtu.be/xKhw0tV3FCo
Here is the next installment in my restoration. This time through, I will go through cleaning up the parts and rust removal. I will talk about what chemicals I used and you will see how it all worked out. Part 3 will follow sometime soon. ...
I recently came up with a project idea that will benefit from the use of a hand plane. Unfortunately, I don’t have one! After hours of research on old threads here, and soliciting some great feedback on a thread of my own, I had all but de...
I posted a while back in the forums about card scraping. Mainly my interest was driven by the reduction/elimination of sanding from my finishing routine. I bought some card scrapers and a burnisher from Woodcraft, set about sharpening them/creat...