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Refurbished Jointer Plane

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Project by Charlie posted 07-31-2017 10:39 AM 792 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another restore similar to the Scottish Infill Plane. The tote and iron wedge were unfortunately beyond restoration, though the beauty with replacing such parts is that you have a perfect template to form replacements without losing the authenticity of the tools appearance.

As you can see the plane wasn’t exactly in great condition to start with.

After I removed 80yrs+ of grime, taking care not to remove the original markings and stamps, I applied several coats of BLO and job done.

These planes really do make short work of edging and flattening stock!

-- Charlie





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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 07-31-2017 12:42 PM

Looks really nice, Charlie!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#2 posted 08-03-2017 09:24 PM

Great work Charlie, it looks like new :) I’ve got 4 similar to this to do. One is beyond it, so I’m thinking to salvage part of it and make a smaller plane from it. I hope you get a lot of use out of it :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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