Lots of new Stuff

https://timetestedtools.wordpress.com/tools-for-sale-2/

 

  • A  Stanley #3 1/2 type 19
  • A  Stanley #5 1/2 type 11
  • A  Stanley #6 price reduced
  • A couple of nice #5’s
  • Some new old stock #61 marking gauges.

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And join the conversation about my new #711

Happy Hunting

Don

A rosewood jointer. Back in service.

I picked this rosewood jointer up at a flea market. It was missing the tote, wedge and blade. When a blade came along, i found a piece of maple and had at it.

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Metal’s in Some plane making to come.

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A #4 infill Smoother. Shop made

I built this out of a Stanley #4 base. The base was broke at the rear handle bolt. Its bedded at 55 degrees. It has a SW cutter.

The wood is locust (stained with ebony) and bloodwood.

The cap bolt is through the wood with 3 countersunk nuts on the back side. Don’t ask why 3, I don’t really know.

The finish is a quick coat of blo with a few hours to dry and a few coats of Shellac.

At this point I’d estimate I have about 12 hours into this project with the 2 days I have into it.

Thanks for looking.
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I’ve switched forum software for TimeTestedTools

Please join in the discussions.

 

http://timetestedtools.forumchitchat.com/

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Come on February.

Its 7 outside today. I kept stuffing wood in the stove in my shop but it didn’t seem to help. I did manage to get a couple planes done. Some for me, and some for sale.

Check the for sale items out.

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And lets pray for some warmer weather!

Thanks

Don

Happy New Year

 

Happy New Year to all my friends. I hope 2015 bring you lots of prosperity AND lots of shop time.

A few new planes posted. My restore queue is getting low, and I’m looking forward to spring.

My FOR SALE page.

 

And please visit my web site often as well

 

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A Union #4

Here is a Union #4 I cleaned up for my #4 collection. If anyone has a good reference for Union planes, I’ve been researching for a while and haven’t found much. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

 

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A type 14 Stanley #5C restored.

I don’t have any before pictures, because this beauty came with a type 20/21 frog with the folded lateral, so I wasn’t even going to do anything with it. I changed my mind more just to see how much work it would take, since it was a jack anyhow, I figured it would be ok. I thought it was strange that it had rosewood, but I didn’t think to hard on it.

On closer inspection though, I found this wonderful type 14. Based on the broken tote tip, I would say it was dropped and the original frog busted.

I had the correct frog, so its all back to normal now.

I didn’t do the tote repair, its an old repair which seems very solid. I just sanded it out and refinished, leaving the history intact.

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Check out my tools for sale…..

Featured Stanley Smoothers

A couple very nice plane I just posted featuring Hock High Carbon Steel (O1) Blade and Cap Iron Sets

Take a look for more information!

Stanley #4C      type 11

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Stanley #3    type 15/16

  • Completely tuned and sharpened.
  • Custom Honduras Rosewood knob and tote.
  • New Hock High Carbon Steel (O1) Blade and Cap Iron Set. (A  $70 add on)
  • Original japanning about 95%+ with a few paint spec’s
  • The frog has remnants of the original orange paint.
  • Final honing on the Hock cutter done.

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