Stanley #80 Cabinet Scraper

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Project by DustyNewt posted 11-02-2007 12:04 AM 3387 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another find in our foraging garage sales, thrift stores and flea markets. This one was $5.00 without a blade and pretty rusty. I know it was a sin to spray it green, but these are pretty common and I plan to use it , not sell it,so it suits me fine. I have to order a blade from Lee Valley, another $5.00. But I am still ahead of the game.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#1 posted 11-02-2007 12:56 AM

Most excellent. I hope you get lots of good use from it.

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

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#2 posted 11-02-2007 01:14 AM

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#3 posted 11-02-2007 02:18 AM

way to go, green and all

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 11-02-2007 03:07 AM

Good job – mine is green and that’s the way I bought it.

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

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#5 posted 11-02-2007 04:11 AM

Great job!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#6 posted 11-03-2007 01:38 AM

good find!

-- bryano

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#7 posted 11-03-2007 01:02 PM

I have one with the japaning at about 60%. I would like to refinish it. What did you spray yours with?

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#8 posted 11-03-2007 02:09 PM

Rikkor, I used a spray enamel that I had on hand. I don’t know the brand. Two light coats. Just make sure you get most of the rust off.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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