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Forum topic by CharlieM1958 posted 04-18-2012 11:53 PM 2023 views 0 times favorited 39 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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CharlieM1958

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04-18-2012 11:53 PM

As I expected, this one cleaned up pretty well. Last photo is the “before”. I’d really hate to sell it, but I do wonder what it’s worth.

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


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andyboy

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#1 posted 04-18-2012 11:57 PM

Nice one mate. Looks great!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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SPalm

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#2 posted 04-19-2012 12:01 AM

Yikes.
I would say you have this down. That looks so sweet.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 04-19-2012 12:18 AM

Wow Charlie, that is gorgeous.

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#4 posted 04-19-2012 12:22 AM

Nice plane, Charlie! It looks like it was already nice before you touched it, but you really brought it up a notch. How much do you want for it? :-)

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Moron

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#5 posted 04-19-2012 12:28 AM

Nice job of it………looks brand new

Cheers

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 04-19-2012 12:35 AM

That came out beautiful, Charlie!

Great find.

Lee

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#7 posted 04-19-2012 12:37 AM

Charlie, great job! Wish you would do a “how to” blog on how you clean those planes up so nicely. The ‘before’ picture shows some rust spots on the inner body but the ‘in the after’ photos, they are gone. Did you spray the inner body black? Whatever you did, it looks like new. You have my nomination for “Plane Fettler Extraordinaire”!

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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Bertha

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#8 posted 04-19-2012 12:38 AM

OMG, it’s glorious. The lawn backdrop was perfect. Lovely display.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#9 posted 04-19-2012 12:46 AM

nice restoration

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#10 posted 04-19-2012 01:02 AM

Gor——jusss
Great Job Charlie,they don’t get prettier than that.

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#11 posted 04-19-2012 01:07 AM

outstanding! That is a work of art, sir.

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#12 posted 04-19-2012 01:21 AM

yes sir charlie, this one is one hot plane…you did a fantastic job, finding out its worth would be fun, but i dont think i would sell it…its just part of the creed isnt it, obtain a tool…and keep it…i love these hand tools..you got a great find…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Karson

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#13 posted 04-19-2012 01:23 AM

Charlie: A great find and a great restoration.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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mmh

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#14 posted 04-19-2012 01:59 AM

Another beauty that has a new life thanks to your dedication and talent!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 04-19-2012 02:03 AM

She is a beauty. I think its “worth” anywhere from $160-220 as a guess. Very nice job, its a fine plane. well bought too.

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