Before and After

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Blog entry by jumbojack posted 06-22-2012 02:07 PM 5501 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just wanted to show the before and after pics of the planes I received from the old family home

They all got scary sharp edges on them. Evaporust is amazing!

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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Don W

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#1 posted 06-22-2012 02:43 PM

very nice. I love seeing these old timers back in action.

Post them over here as well if you’d like,

and take a look at my others

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#2 posted 06-22-2012 03:18 PM

Nice restorations!

-- Brian Timmons -

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#3 posted 06-22-2012 05:23 PM

Very nice restore.

-- Tim-; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-

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#4 posted 06-22-2012 08:57 PM

Awesome restoration! great find too.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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DeLayne Peck

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#5 posted 06-22-2012 10:59 PM

I second that. Awesome restoration. EvoRust is magic.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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#6 posted 06-22-2012 11:02 PM

just so I don’t feel quite so incompetent, how many hours did you put into those beauties? They look fabulous.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#7 posted 06-22-2012 11:20 PM

Sweet! Very nice restores

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 06-22-2012 11:28 PM

Evaporust did most of the work but after stripping them and soaking in the juice, about half an hour scrubbing. Sanding the tote and knob an hour. Lapping and shaping the old irons about and hour and a half….each. I got all the work done in a week after work.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#9 posted 08-06-2012 02:31 PM

Nicely done Jumbo. I’ve dug up a handfull of family jems recently myself, including a couple Disstons. I’ve seen Evaporust on the shelves, but always thought it was a false promise. Definitely going to try it now.

-- _Never argue with an idiot. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience_

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