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Forum topic by Don W posted 08-08-2011 12:06 AM 1266 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don W

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08-08-2011 12:06 AM

I finished the restoration on the second of my Stanley 5 1/4.

So the sole has been flattened, the frog flattened, blade sharped (25 degree hollow ground on an 8” wheel, 8000 grit oil stone, and stropped), I believe its original japanning, aluminum handle, BLO refinish on rosewood front knob, and it work nice. I need to start thinning out on my planes, so if anybody ios interested in this for sale or trade, let me know.

Note I bought this without a blade, and it is a Sargent blade, not a Stanley.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 08-08-2011 12:18 AM

She’s a beauty. Nice restoration!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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mafe

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#2 posted 08-08-2011 01:11 PM

Nice one, you are on the move now, not to stop.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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