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Project by bern92 posted 1538 days ago 3291 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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1538 days ago

It looks great well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rseabrease

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#2 posted 1538 days ago

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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lou

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#3 posted 1538 days ago

nice job.another one saved from the scrap yard.

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bigike

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#4 posted 1538 days ago

good work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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TheDane

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#5 posted 1538 days ago

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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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 1538 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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davewest

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#7 posted 1538 days ago

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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SignWave

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#8 posted 1538 days ago

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

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Chris Pond

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#9 posted 1538 days ago

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

-- Chris, Summerland BC

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jayjay

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#10 posted 1538 days ago

You can never have enough planes.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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DanW

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#11 posted 1538 days ago

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!
Dan

-- "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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TomFran

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#12 posted 1537 days ago

Wow – What a transformation! Super job.

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

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badger

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#13 posted 1537 days ago

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.

j/k

Well done!

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

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Skillet

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#14 posted 1537 days ago

NICE! Clean and sharp.

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1532 days ago

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

Dennis

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