LumberJocks

All Replies on Help identifying this plane and restoring

  • Advertise with us
View WorksInTheory's profile

Help identifying this plane and restoring

by WorksInTheory
posted 10-02-2017 07:57 PM


5 replies so far

View WayneC's profile

WayneC

13775 posts in 4244 days


#1 posted 10-02-2017 08:08 PM

Without seeing the plane I would recommend this web site for starters.

http://www.timetestedtools.net/2016/01/26/bench-plane-restoration-guide-part-1/

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

View bandit571's profile (online now)

bandit571

21295 posts in 2830 days


#2 posted 10-02-2017 09:03 PM

Would this be a wood bodied plane?

Like this? If si, the handle slides into a dovetail, and is glued in…...

Murphy’s Oil Soap to scrub things clean.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

View WorksInTheory's profile

WorksInTheory

143 posts in 1749 days


#3 posted 10-03-2017 05:24 AM

Hi all, had to get home and figure out how to get pictures uploaded but got it.

View WorksInTheory's profile

WorksInTheory

143 posts in 1749 days


#4 posted 10-13-2017 04:07 AM

Hi all – should be able to see the pics now

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Smitty_Cabinetshop

15581 posts in 2765 days


#5 posted 10-13-2017 03:36 PM

There is a screw at the top of the tote (handle); pull the lever cap, cap iron and cutter and it’ll be visible. A little looseness isn’t a show stopper, but all should be snug.

You’ve got a more recent example of a Stanley #4 smoothing plane. Hardwood handle, stained, with cordovan body finish. One of the last iterations of hand planes made in the USA by Stanley.

http://lumberjocks.com/Smitty_Cabinetshop/blog/45553

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com