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bandit571

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663 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: beech plane refurbishing shaping

I had a couple handplanes that needed a new tote or two made. Had ONE cut out of Beech, decided to see how it would look.

Hmmm. well maybe a little more grinding away on it, and a little sanding?

Getting there. Sat it next to another tote that MIGHT get replaced, when I can cut another blank out..

Seems a little taller, too? Got the tote mounted on a Trans Plane I’ve been rehabbing up, gave it one coat of BLO to see what it would look like…

Hmm, looks like I will have to turn a front knob as well..

Maybe another coat might darken it up?

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


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#1 posted 663 days ago

Maybe make the front knob to match and it would
look awesome.
Nice work Bandit.

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#2 posted 663 days ago

Who’d a thunk???
A beech landing on a plane….. usually it’s the other way around.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 662 days ago

Giving justice to the original work. Nice!

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#4 posted 662 days ago

Front knob is now matched to the rear tote..

same with a Savage #6, new knob and tote, in Black Walnut…

Thanks for looking in…

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

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