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Transitional restores #3: #34 What, a Jointer?

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Blog entry by Don W posted 07-06-2012 04:05 PM 1917 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I won this on Ebay for a pretty reasonable price.

All Ive done is soak the metal parts in evapo-rust and give the wood a coat of BLO and wax. I fixed the tote with a piece of beech from a donor transitional body I had laying around. The blade was wire wheeled and sharpened.

I don’t have time to upload all the action shots, but they can be seen http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/my-new-34-stanley-bailey-transitional/

thanks
dw

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net



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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 07-06-2012 04:08 PM

Holy Moses, what a jointer! And it could not have found a better shop to call home than yours. Congrats, Don!!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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Dan

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#2 posted 07-06-2012 04:13 PM

I love it! Hopefully I will have a #34 soon… Till then I will admire looking at yours.

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 07-06-2012 04:17 PM

You’re not a well man, Don. You need to send me half your planes right away to help ease the addiction. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 07-06-2012 04:28 PM

Congrats, Don. Should make for a nice jointer!

[insert joke about needing to compensate for something]

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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woodworker59

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#5 posted 07-06-2012 04:36 PM

Very nice jointer you got there Don,, job well done.. looks like it should get the job done for ya.. so whats next? on the list…Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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Brit

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#6 posted 07-06-2012 05:27 PM

That’s a beast. Congrats.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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Don W

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#7 posted 07-06-2012 05:42 PM

Charlie, I know I’m not well, but sending you half my planes would just make it worse for both of us. Lets face it, I see what you do to.

Papa, what’s next on the list…..stay tuned.

Brandon, so true (the compensation thing)

Thanks Smitty, and all. You guys are the enablers of enablers!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#8 posted 07-06-2012 07:31 PM

That really nice. What is the length of it?

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Don W

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#9 posted 07-06-2012 09:13 PM

30”

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#10 posted 07-07-2012 12:54 AM

Nice.

-- -Sam - FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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#11 posted 07-08-2012 02:03 PM

I like what you have done Don. Nice job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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mafe

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#12 posted 07-08-2012 04:52 PM

Top cool.
I love it, that is a sexy mother …...
I’m a little green now…
Congrat.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#13 posted 07-09-2012 01:31 PM

Sweet! I would call that the mother of all jointers but I know you have a 6’ hanging up in your house. ;-)

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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