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Forum topic by cowboy0125 posted 01-10-2012 04:55 PM 1308 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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cowboy0125

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01-10-2012 04:55 PM

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Here’s hoping that someone out there can help me. I have a small block plane (7 1/8”) manufactured by Sargent for Fulton/Sears. Here is my problem. Several months ago, I broke the plane down in order to clean up quite a bit of rust which was on it when I got it from my dad’s estate. After cleaning it up, I was stopped before re-assembly, by my wife who had a “honey-do” for me. Later when I got back to working on the plane, I realized that I had failed to make any pictures before breaking it down, and I couldn’t remember where everything went. I have attached a picture showing all of the parts. Actually I do know where everything goes except for the notched threaded piece, and thumb-screw bottom right side of the picture. I feel as if I have visited a thousand web-sites trying to get this accomplished, and I’m hoping one of you can help me.
Based on my research, I’m also wondering how old it is because I have been unable to find another one anywhere, so if someone could help with that, I’d certainly appreciate it, my primary concern is getting back together so I can Use it. The blade is great!

Thanks,

CowPhotobucketboy0125


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#1 posted 01-10-2012 06:16 PM

Aren’t ya missing some parts? The knob screws into the vertical “block” shaped post (not the round one), and adjusts the iron front to back. Ther should be a cap iron the is set into the square post.
That’s what I think.
Bill

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#2 posted 01-10-2012 10:45 PM

Thanks for the response Bill. Actually, I guess I messed something up when I posted the picture. If you double click it, it will open up the entire picture at Photobucket, and then you can see all the parts.

Cowboy

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