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Project by JCamp posted 07-04-2017 12:02 AM 776 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some time to kill today and I’d just watched some videos on restoring grinders last week An decided to give it a go. Went pretty fast An was simple. I’ve never heard of an Amash brand before but most of my tools are craftsman so I painted it up black “hammered” and red. Matches my tool boxes now!
The purpose wasn’t to restore to “new” I just wanted to clean it up I’m sure it wasn’t particularly valuable but it belonged to my father in laws late brother. When my father in law gets his garage built I’m gonna give it to him as a surprise

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might





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DMiller

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#1 posted 07-04-2017 01:04 AM

Looks Great!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 07-04-2017 02:52 AM

Love transformations – just like making a wood pile log look pretty, just a little different

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 07-04-2017 03:54 AM

Looks alot better and a great future gift. Nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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JCamp

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#4 posted 07-04-2017 11:27 AM

Thanks guys. It was a good way to spend a couple hours

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#5 posted 07-04-2017 11:50 AM

It sure cleaned up nice. Looks like new!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 07-04-2017 12:30 PM

You did a fine job on this restoration.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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