Just some planes restored #25: A "B" Plane restoration

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Blog entry by Don W posted 07-25-2014 01:11 AM 1866 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A Birmingham Plane restoration.

Here are some more pictures and some history


And After

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#1 posted 07-25-2014 02:24 AM

well i think this gives me a clear idea of what mine should have looked like, i am thinking of cleaning it up as much as i can, i have it all apart …i think it would be a shame to leave mine in a rusted mess…i mean it was her grandfathers…, this one you did sure is pretty…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 07-25-2014 07:47 AM

Wauuu Don, that’s a serious restore.
Beautiful plane.
Best thoughts,

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 07-25-2014 09:45 AM

Don what an awesome transformation


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 07-25-2014 04:27 PM

The font of knowledge continues to pour forth.

Thank you.

-- ~Tony

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#5 posted 07-25-2014 06:36 PM

A glance at the before picture and I heard myself say “Why would you bother?” Then the after pics loaded…”Oh, that’s why!” Impressive.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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