LumberJocks

#6 Stanley rebuild

  • Advertise with us

« back to Hand Tools forum

Forum topic by Mark posted 07-30-2013 11:12 PM 704 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Mark's profile

Mark

832 posts in 1545 days


07-30-2013 11:12 PM

Not much of a rebuild compared to some of the stuff I’ve seen here. Couple of hrs with the wire wheel, a bit of polishing with the steel wool and some paint. It did have a bit of a camber, but after talking with JayT and Don I squared it up. Damned fine idea. What a difference between the #5 and the 6. I can’t imagine a #7, but I keep hoping. I can see why you guys do this.

I’m thinkin’ I’d like to make a new knob and tote. These ones I sanded right down to bare wood and rubbed with plain mineral oil. They’re kinda dark. Cherry might look ok.

-- Mark


7 replies so far

View ShaneA's profile

ShaneA

6587 posts in 2169 days


#1 posted 07-30-2013 11:48 PM

Looks great. Right on par with the great rehabs we have seen on LJs.

View Handtooler's profile

Handtooler

1406 posts in 1702 days


#2 posted 07-31-2013 12:17 AM

She’s a beaut!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

View Don W's profile

Don W

18210 posts in 2138 days


#3 posted 07-31-2013 12:23 AM

I love that last shot!!

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

View WayneC's profile

WayneC

12757 posts in 3667 days


#4 posted 07-31-2013 12:28 AM

Wonderful. Get on that Jointer restore.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View bondogaposis's profile

bondogaposis

4208 posts in 1921 days


#5 posted 07-31-2013 12:37 AM

Nice job on that.

-- Bondo Gaposis

View PurpLev's profile

PurpLev

8525 posts in 3219 days


#6 posted 07-31-2013 01:48 AM

looks good. I would keep these knob/tote but give them several coats of BLO to liven them up a tad.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View Tbolt's profile

Tbolt

65 posts in 1421 days


#7 posted 07-31-2013 01:48 AM

Mark, I’d say that you did a darn fine job on it.

-- Fumbling and Bumbling Woodworking Todd

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com