LumberJocks

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

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Don W posted 07-06-2012 04:05 PM 1573 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Transitional restore the dw way. Part 3 of Transitional restores series Part 4: Ohio Tool #122, What a Surprise »

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.com



13 comments so far

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Smitty_Cabinetshop

10056 posts in 1309 days


#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

View Dan's profile

Dan

3543 posts in 1571 days


#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"

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15706 posts in 2909 days


#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"

View Brandon's profile

Brandon

4142 posts in 1642 days


#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"

View woodworker59's profile

woodworker59

560 posts in 892 days


#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

View Brit's profile

Brit

5222 posts in 1533 days


#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.

View Don W's profile

Don W

15248 posts in 1258 days


#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.com

View A Slice of Wood Workshop's profile

A Slice of Wood Workshop

897 posts in 1864 days


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

That really nice. What is the length of it?

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

View Don W's profile

Don W

15248 posts in 1258 days


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

30”

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

View SamuelP's profile

SamuelP

755 posts in 1337 days


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

Nice.

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

View Dave's profile

Dave

11185 posts in 1530 days


#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

View mafe's profile (online now)

mafe

9564 posts in 1780 days


#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.

View Mauricio's profile

Mauricio

6845 posts in 1842 days


#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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase