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Vintage Tools #1: Stanley and Wards Smoothing Planes

06-07-2018 07:07 PM by DJL1031 | 0 comments »

I was on a quest to acquire a couple of brass shoulder planes I had spotted a while back at an antique place (huge). And, of course, they were gone. I asked one of the dealer/ attendants about them and he remembered selling the last one. I wanted to give him an eye poke, but resisted. Instead, I found a Stanley “Bailey” No 5 smoothing plane and a Wards “Master ”, probably a No 7. I’ve begun the restoration process. The pic shows one that is nearly flattened...

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Convert a Smoothing Plane to a Scrub Plane

12-17-2017 06:44 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

In just a few easy steps you can take an extra smoothing plane and turn it into a scrub plane. This is a simple process and adds a new plane to your already great collection. Hit that subscribe button.

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Restoration of an Infill Plane

09-29-2017 02:28 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 0 comments »

View on YouTube I had gotten this plane off of ebay initially. The seller is actually selling her father’s antique collection, sadly he passed away at a young age from cancer and has left her his collection. I decided to restore the plane and give her a little video of it so she could see what was being done with the tool. I didn’t want this tool to just sit on a shelf so I decided to give it a proper repair and put it to work. The blade is a bit narrow for the body but that&...

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Make a Moxon Benchtop Bench - Part 2

05-30-2017 12:03 PM by Daniel Solowiej | 6 comments »

Hello everyone! In this second part of the built of my Moxon benchtop bench, I share with you the gluing of the parts, the beveling of dog holes using a gouge, the shaped of the fixing lugs, the placement of the threaded rods, and the built of the front jaw. Beveling of dog holes using a gouge, instead a power router or other method, it’s really simple and quick.As all in wood, you must understand the grain direction, and think that the gouge will be in four basic position...

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Make a Moxon Benchtop Bench - Part 1

05-19-2017 10:05 PM by Daniel Solowiej | 11 comments »

Hello everyone ! Today I share with you the first part of making a Moxon Benchtop bench.This is a project in process, done exclusively with hand tools from the beginning to the end, whose objective is to have a solid and transportable bench, to use standing, sitting and on the floor, with a Moxon vice and dog holes.I am also planning to build the dogs too, at the end of the project, we will see if I succeed.In this Part 1, the wood chosen to build it is “guayubirá” (Patagonula ame...

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Restoring a Wooden Smoothing Plane

08-15-2016 09:17 AM by ShaunMeighan | 1 comment »

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Stanley Bailey #4 hand plane restoration

12-12-2014 07:39 PM by RecyclingDave | 6 comments »

I’m new to hand planes so I wanted to start with fixer uppers because I feel like the end result is the effort you put into it. I picked up a Stanley Bailey #4 and Millers Falls #9? For $40/pair. This is just the start with the Bailey and all I have done so far is a bath in Evapo Rust. More pics and progress to come. Any pointers are welcome as this is new to me. After an Evapo Rust bath

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Rhykenology #9: "Buck Rogers" planes from Millers Falls - Part 2

01-30-2014 07:55 PM by toolmike | 2 comments »

A tear-down of a Millers Falls 709, as per the Millers Falls advertising literature. http://workingbyhand.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/buck-rogers-planes-part-2/

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A coffin smoother finds a new home.

07-22-2013 11:35 PM by Brad | 10 comments »

Recently, I spent time with my girlfriend’s brother Bob, tasting the latest in sour bear offerings at the Crooked Stave. After our taste buds gave out we made our way to the parking lot. But before we said our goodbyes, Bob handed me a coffin smoother. Apparently, the pastor at his church was downsizing his home and had to part with a number of woodworking tools. Bob knows I prefer using hand tools so he asked me if I wanted to give it a loving home. The Lord giveth. Here’s what I brought ...

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Wall Hung Tool Cabinet #13: Making Boards and Sourcing Inside Drawer Parts

05-14-2012 02:31 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 31 comments »

EDIT: Updated to eliminate PB BS. Smitty A quick and dirty update with pictures of progress made (if I can call it that) since the last installment. And progress has been painful because the lunchbox planer shot craps. Why is that a problem for a galoot like me? Well, the cherry I’d like to use for the front of this cabinet is substantially cupped and ‘the electron way’ was going to help me move past those flaws. Not to be, so I’ve been making boards the hard way. I...

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