Plane refurbish project.

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Project by createncarve posted 02-21-2010 12:10 AM 1926 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a “flea market” save. I found this plane and bought it for a couple dollars. I replaced the handles and cleaned up the rest of the pieces. This is my first “overhaul” on one of these and I thought it turned out ok.

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#1 posted 02-21-2010 12:12 AM

Very nice. Is it a Fulton?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 02-21-2010 12:14 AM

Nice work!

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#3 posted 02-21-2010 12:15 AM

verey very nice work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#4 posted 02-21-2010 02:06 AM

Wow, that is some restore job!
It looks brand new !

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#5 posted 02-21-2010 02:30 AM

Great job! I’ve done several and know how much work goes into making them look like this. You should love using it.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#6 posted 02-21-2010 03:36 AM

sweet refurb!

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#7 posted 02-21-2010 03:44 AM

Nice job. Looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#8 posted 02-21-2010 04:10 AM

What a day and night difference. I need to start checking out the local flea markets a little more often.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#9 posted 02-21-2010 06:33 AM

Wow – That is a great job.

How much time did you put into it?
Did you use electrolysis for rust removal?

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#10 posted 02-21-2010 07:30 AM

I’ve got a few I need to do this with, Thanks for the inspiration!

-- Oldwolf -

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#11 posted 02-21-2010 07:44 AM

Looks great

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 02-21-2010 07:45 AM

Nice job.

-- Let's do it in the wood pile!

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#13 posted 02-21-2010 08:05 PM

Back from the dead and ready to race. Good work.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#14 posted 02-22-2010 09:53 AM

Wow, this is so nice I want to do it too. Can you tell us a little bit about how you did it?

-- Steve, Portland, OR

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#15 posted 02-23-2010 06:33 AM

That’s a picture of beauty! You ought to call it a Phoenix, from the ashes it has rose anew.

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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