Stanley Bailey No.7

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Project by bern92 posted 02-02-2010 11:10 PM 4199 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first plane restoration, it was fun to do and the result came out nice.

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#1 posted 02-02-2010 11:11 PM

It looks great well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-02-2010 11:22 PM

Really great job. I manage to pick up the #7 about 5 years ago at an auction for $25.00 Best investment I ever made.

-- Richard

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#3 posted 02-02-2010 11:23 PM

nice job.another one saved from the scrap yard.

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#4 posted 02-02-2010 11:43 PM

good work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 12:00 AM

Nice work … that old No 7 will give you many years of faithful service.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#6 posted 02-03-2010 12:01 AM

Nice work!

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#7 posted 02-03-2010 12:25 AM

Nice job. What was your process for refinishing the knob and tote. Im refinishing a few planes myself and could use any tips you can offer.

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#8 posted 02-03-2010 01:07 AM

Looks great. I’d love to have one of these.

-- Barry,

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#9 posted 02-03-2010 01:12 AM

The Old plans are so nice for general work and at that price why not.

-- Chris, Summerland BC

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#10 posted 02-03-2010 03:11 PM

You can never have enough planes.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#11 posted 02-03-2010 03:24 PM

It looks like you did a very good job. I was lucky enough that my grandpa had one that dad had kept oiled and sheltered in the closet at our house (it’s mine now of course, and it get’s frequent use). ;^)
Keep on collecting and saving tools. They are our heritage!

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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#12 posted 02-03-2010 05:28 PM

Wow – What a transformation! Super job.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#13 posted 02-03-2010 11:24 PM

Too bad you messed that up so badly.

To make your shame go away, you can just send that over to me and I’ll take care of it for you.


Well done!

-- "I'm just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe." -- Jango Fett

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#14 posted 02-04-2010 07:20 AM

NICE! Clean and sharp.

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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#15 posted 02-08-2010 11:57 PM

looks like a real user to me
I´l bett it will get employd a lot


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