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/
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