Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'stanley bailey'

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Restoring a Number 7 Bailey Jointer Plane #1: Patient Intake

07-24-2013 08:49 PM by MrFid | 8 comments »

First blog entry on LJs. I have restored two other planes before this one (both Bailey No. 5s… one for use as a jack, one for use as a scrub), but this one will definitely be the best documented. Here goes. FYI I am done with this restoration and will be adding entries in chronological order as time permits. Truthfully, I’ll try to sneak in an entry between entertaining my 7-month-old. While browsing the Craiger, I came across a sale for a bunch of stuff (none of which I ne...

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The old time woodshop journals #7: Hidden handplane fortunes (Not going broke for shavings)

06-15-2012 09:49 PM by jjw5858 | 9 comments »

This particular blog goes out to the beginner woodoworking enthusiast as well as the experienced handplane guru who just enjoys looking at planes.I would fall in between the two catagories and more on the beginner end myself by far….lol. But this is something I mostly hope beginning wood workers that want to start building their own handtool kit will see and read. One handplane need not cost $200 dollars and up folks….lol. Lie Nielson makes top shelf tools no denying it…....

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The wonderful madness of Stanley handplanes

03-01-2012 12:47 AM by jjw5858 | 8 comments »

Ahh…... the sweet sounds of thin shavings tearing in perfect rhythm…...followed by more shavings….lol. What is it that we love about these old Stanley planes? Here is just a wonderful foursome I was lucky enough to obtain in the last few months via auction From top to bottom #3 two #4’s…(I know…the madness!) and this boss 4 1/2!Out of the four one needed a little TLC the 4 1/2…..and 3 of four needed a light honing on the stones. ...

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