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refurbishing old tools #6: Wedged plow plane

02-28-2011 04:40 AM by Dave | 47 comments »

Had a small amount of time today to work on my plow plane.Need a wedge built. I used navel jelly, brasso, mill file and sandpaper to clean most of the steel and brass hardware. I oiled it with linseed oil. On all the parts and pieces. Put her back together and this is what I got. Now for a test run. This is the first time with me and this type of plane. Not bad a little heavy on the shaving. But its joinery not finish planing. This is only pine I need to test it on somethin...

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The Steppingstone Museum Apprenticeship #1: I start working this weekend!

06-02-2010 04:17 PM by ShannonRogers | 4 comments »

I am honored and blessed to be starting a traditional hand tool woodworking apprenticeship at the Steppingstone Museum just outside Havre de Grace, Maryland this weekend. The museum is a recreation of a late 19th century rural farm complete with a Joinery and an amazing collection of period tools all in working order. I have written more about my initial visit on my blog so check out the post here and stay tuned for much more news and content in the future as I will be spending my weekends ...

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