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Forum topic by Gatorjim posted 508 days ago 916 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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508 days ago

There in rough shape and in need of some TLC.

-- My theroy in wood working will be. If I'm not enjoying doing it i won't do it.

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#2 posted 508 days ago

Rabbet and jointer planes appear complete. Block plane is
junk though you could keep/sell the brass parts.

Total score though.

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#3 posted 508 days ago

I’m no tool restorer, but I’ve seen some amazing bring-backs here on Lumberjocks.
Good luck.
Hope to see a few photos when your done cleaning them up.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#4 posted 508 days ago

I wouldn’t bother with the block plane, but the others could be fine users.

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#5 posted 508 days ago

Try electrolysis to clean them up.

-- Life is good.

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#6 posted 507 days ago

I concur with A1Jim get some Evaporust and fill up a bucket put the tools in the bucket and come back in a couple of days. You will be amazed at what that stuff will do to those rusty old tools. I just got some recently and i put some very old brad point bits in the stuff that were pretty rusted from sitting in their box since 1950 something. I forgot about them and checked them tonight and was absolutely floored how well they came out from just sitting in the solution for several days. I mean they literally look like new again with only one or two small spots where there was still some sign that there was rust on them before. Perfectly usable as is and still sharp. Crazy good stuff that Evaporust buy some you won’t regret it one bit.

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#7 posted 507 days ago

What is the rust remover that turns things black? Not Evaporust, eh?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 506 days ago

some nice finds there!

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#9 posted 506 days ago

they look like some nice treasures enjoy them

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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