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Forum topic by Wolffarmer posted 05-07-2010 01:02 AM 1060 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Wolffarmer

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05-07-2010 01:02 AM

Topic tags/keywords: stanley bailey no 6

Got my first Stanley Bailey plane today, it is a #6 at an estate sale for $10. A bit rusty, sole is not nearly as bad as the sides, no great scratches in it. Blade needs proper sharping of course. I have no idea when it was made.

No 6 Bailey

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.


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Michael Murphy

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#1 posted 05-07-2010 01:06 AM

Clean it up it should be good to use. $10.00 is a great price.

-- Michael Murphy, Woodland, CA.

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David Kirtley

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#2 posted 05-07-2010 04:18 AM

Ooh, that will clean up real pretty. Enjoy it.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune: http://lowbudgetwoodworker.blogspot.com/

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PurpLev

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#3 posted 05-07-2010 04:26 AM

congrats! $10 is a steal. you did good.

yours looks in much better condition than the one I got here: http://lumberjocks.com/PurpLev/blog/10604

clean it up and you’ve got a great plane there.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#4 posted 05-07-2010 03:09 PM

Nice deal for that plane! Looks like it should clean up real purdy…please show us the “after” pics!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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