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Just some elbow grease, files sand paper and paint to get this guy back to shaving wood.
Little projects like this feel great to complete.
-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain
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#1 posted 09-28-2012 03:41 AM
Neat little plane and nice restore!
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#2 posted 09-28-2012 03:51 AM
What happened with the cap screw?
-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --
#3 posted 09-28-2012 11:26 AM
The threads were pitted on the backside so I replaced it with a brass bolt and a small peice of wood until I find a new one.
#4 posted 09-28-2012 12:16 PM
Sounds good! Fun little plane, nice job!
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#5 posted 09-28-2012 12:40 PM
nice restore. I love these little things.
-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net
#6 posted 09-28-2012 02:28 PM
Me too Don. You can’t tell too well, but I polished the blade front and back to a mirror finish. Made a huge difference with looks and performance.
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#7 posted 09-28-2012 02:37 PM
I did the same thing with my iron… full polish front and back. Why? Because the blade was so small it was easy and quick.
Nice job on the restore. I love my #101…
-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com
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#8 posted 09-28-2012 03:55 PM
well worth the time now its ready for another 100 years :-)
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#9 posted 09-28-2012 06:07 PM
Your granddaughter should enjoy something like this.
#10 posted 09-28-2012 07:32 PM
You know what they say, little wins add up to big ones! Great work!
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