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hand planes, my small collection #1: current grab and go's

08-21-2013 03:30 AM by Tugboater78 | 4 comments »

Just showin off I reckon, an eclectic group… Family shot Stanley T9? 8c ( purchased from jayT ) Wards Master #6 Stanley t11 5 1/2c Stanley t14 5c ( was my grandfather’s ) now has walnut tote/knob crafted by terryR Wards Master 4 (replaced the stained tote/knob with Rosewood) Have others in rehab:Stanley T19 #5Stanley T13 5 1/2Wards Master #32 Craftsman #4Stanley #45 ( cutters need some sharpening, tryin to figure out how best to do so)Craft...

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Stanley #4 Type 9 or 10 - Plane Restoration #1: The cleanup

02-26-2008 05:54 PM by sIKE | 7 comments »

I have learned that projects in progress go in the blog and the completed project goes in project. The first part of this series I started as a project and I am now moving it here untill the project is compelete. Here are the metal pieces after cleanup. I used Evapo Rust to clean these pieces, though I had started on the body with wire wheel and wire brushes. The rest ended up even worse, I had put them into a plastic bin and add some solvents to keep them from rusting any more utill I cou...

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Cutting Boards #3: First Glue Up

03-20-2012 02:58 PM by MolokMot | 0 comments »

Each of the strips is milled cut and ripped to the following dimensions: Thickness: Little less than 1” Width: 1.5” Length: 21” There are Five strips each of maple and cherry. I glued up the panel in two sections using an extra maple strip to separate them. Two strips on the end are glued together, but are not glued to the adjacent maple spacer strip or the other 8 strips. I did this primarily because I only have so many clamps at this point and my planner is only 10&#...

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Reclaimed Glory #4: Workbench from reclaimed/salvaged lumber - mounting a face vise

08-21-2013 07:01 AM by palaswood | 4 comments »

I got started in woodworking about six months ago when I brought home a small log that was cut from a much bigger log off a black mulberry tree down the street that has fallen apart due to age, its own weight and who knows what else (but yields gobs of incredibly sweet fruit) As I stripped the bark and saw what was inside, I was mezmerized. This is a very old tree and yielded gorgeous wood. One thing led to another, and I began in earnest to amass a hoard of wood from anywhere I cou...

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Hand Tools #3: Good Cheap Scrub Plane

02-21-2014 02:45 AM by Jerry | 1 comment »

My niece gave me this inexpensive Stanley contractor’s plane for Christmas a couple of years ago. By that time I was already well on my way to becoming a “plane snob” and was really into buying old Stanley Bailey planes, restoring them, and then giving them the Hock or IBC plane blade upgrade, and then tuning them to within an inch of their life, so this just sat on my sandblaster for two years unused and unloved. Today, after trying to flatten a badly cupped board for...

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Patio / Deck Bench #1: Medicine cabinet on hold - Bench slips ahead

05-27-2010 05:38 AM by Blinky | 3 comments »

I set aside the me I decided to use some scraps of IpĂ© from the deck that was built a couple years ago to finally build that bench, to sit on top of said deck. Here is a sketchup snapshot of part of the design; And a few of work in progress. I cut the butt-swoop in the top of the ‘ribs’ on the bandsaw. I cut the dadoes in the rail to fit the seat supports w/a router, then drilled holes for walnut dowels.I tried use the best SS screws I had, but the 1st one snapped, and ...

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Hand plane - Did I waste my money?

11-02-2010 01:15 AM by Pimzedd | 23 comments »

I was at the First Monday Trades Day in Canton, TX last week. Came across a guy with some old hand planes. I bought this one for $15; he was asking $20. For those of you with knowledge of wood hand planes, please let me know if I wasted my money. I plan to use it as a working plane, not a collector plane. I would also like to have an idea of how old it is. It is a Sandusky Tool Co. plane. In addition to Sandusky Tool Co., it has OGONTZ stamped in the end and the number 18 if I...

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Restoring a few handplanes - a family heirloom

12-15-2008 05:51 AM by bfd | 11 comments »

I went back east to NH for thanksgiving to visit family and friends. While I was staying at my Mom’s I came across a few of my grandfathers old hand planes that I thought were given away after he passed away at a time when I was still in College and not into woodworking. I found an old Stanley #5, a 60 1/2 block plane, a mini plane and a little razor blade plane. All were complete but in need of some serious TLC. My Mom knowing that I would put these to good use gave them to me and ...

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My new Roubo #2: Working on the top

12-07-2010 07:38 AM by JasonD | 2 comments »

One of the things I’m most thankful for about this project is all the lessons I’m learning, relearning, and getting a new appreciation for. Dimensioning the boards for the top 100% by hand has proven to be a lot of work, but I’m loving every bit of it. Planing these boards has been a real challenge considering that they’re a foot longer than my current plywood + hardboard bench top. I’ve had to be creative and to attack that problem; finally coming up with a g...

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Stanley No. 8 Jointer Plane

03-21-2010 02:29 PM by michaelray | 4 comments »

From SawdustStanley No. 8 New (to me) Stanley No. 8 Jointer Plane I picked up on line. No restoration has been done, at least by me, and I’m not sure I plan on doing any. I’ve tested it out but haven’t had time to fully put it to work yet. The one thing I have done is sharpened and slightly cambered the iron which seems to work well. Eventually I would like to replace the irons in my Stanleys with a Hock iron and chipbreaker. More photos can be found here.

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