I’ve been on the road for work every week lately so shop time is limited. With weekends booked with family stuff, my bench was piling up with unfinished projects.
So first thing this morning I finished up the 2 saws sitting in pieces. The start of the shop cleaning was actually initiated when I lost one of the saw nuts! No worries, it was found under a pile of clutter.
Sharpened up the D8 and D12.
This is a 26” and the 28” together. Gee, now I hate to break up the set!
Next up was a type 10 #8 I bought from Dan several months ago. Still in pieces but ready to go.
Hung it up with the few other type 10’s I have and then set my sights on my new Sargent 411. It didn’t take much, just some cleaning, but what to do with it. Time for a small re-org. Time for a spot for the Sargent collection.
But we couldn’t stop there. So I separated the type 11’s as well.
Then some time ago Rhett sent me a new wedge for the Nice Ash plane. It had a bolt but it wasn’t quit long enough, probably due to the fussing around I had done earlier. But no fear, we have the technology. Stronger, better and a touch of brass.
This thing works so nice, I hate to see it sit around, but then, its in some good company.
Next up, some re-work on a previous project. I didn’t like the way this plane worked out, so it was cut and re-sand time. Along with a new thicker blade I made from some O-1 1/4” steel. Its much more comfortable now, and as you can see, the new iron works like a charm.
And find a spot for some new hardware, thanks to Dave.
And hang up my Bailey Tool Co hand plane to get it off my bench. This was finished, but it seems like it was worth mentioning again.
I also went through and oiled up a bunch of stuff today. All this rain is starting to pay its toll.
Now its time for a cold beer and a thick steak. Thanks for looking.
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