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    Thank you! I always try to get as good of a...

    Thank you! I always try to get as good of a grain match as I can......I look at the grain first....before doing much of anything else.

    If one has the grain to show off, might as well do it up...
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    Last of the Rust Bunnies have been sent away......

    Last of the Rust Bunnies have been sent away...
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    3 drill bits, and the 3/4" Craftsman chisel....
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    Well, what do you know...they do fit the drill...Stanley No.8

    Wondering IF that is...
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    Rehab of a Block plane... 479518 And.. 479519...

    Rehab of a Block plane...
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    And..
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    and..
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    According to this stamp in the base...Number is a 217-16....Hmmm
    Sole?
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    It is good enough for a Block plane....
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    Appears to be by Sargent, sold by Sears as a...

    Appears to be by Sargent, sold by Sears as a Dunlap....under the cap iron it is marked as a 306/307.....on the base, behind the ramp of the mouth opening, it is marked as a 217-16

    Iron is marked...
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    saturday morning...went back down to see what I...

    saturday morning...went back down to see what I missed....town was PACKED with people...to the point you almost HAD to park somewhere and continue on foot...spent $3....on 2 items..
    479450

    This...
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    $6 Friday morning

    After a rain storm rolled through...West Liberty, OH. still had their village wide garage sales...I had $6.76 in "Mad Money"...came back home with $0.76 left over..
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    That $2 vise might come...
  7. How slowly.. 479412 479413 479414 Made in...

    How slowly..
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    Made in Cincinnati, Ohio, back in 1864.....G. Roseboom....1/4" as set up, was able to use other width cutters. Meant to use as part of a "Match" set....one...
  8. So...how well does it do tongues for T&G joints...

    So...how well does it do tongues for T&G joints like the OP was asking about?
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    No longer rusty.. 479375 Brass has a shine to...

    No longer rusty..
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    Brass has a shine to it...
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    That top bolt is a smaller diameter than the other 4 bolts...
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    And, seems to have been made that way, by Disston...
    I did count...
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    A Shaker Style Table, with drawer

    Made from Ash..
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    top is 7/8" thick...beveled the edge to make it appear a bit thinner, tried to get the grain to flow around the sides...
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    Nothing really fancy, letting the grain do...
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    Gloss varnish has been rubbed out..table is DONE...

    Gloss varnish has been rubbed out..table is DONE :D And will be heading out to the Gazebo...
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  12. I can get by using just the one....second one is...

    I can get by using just the one....second one is because it's spurs/knickers are in place...first one doesn't have a way to use them anymore....hole for the bolt was stripped out.

    Haven't...
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    1st coat of varnish has dried, been hand-sanded...

    1st coat of varnish has dried, been hand-sanded @180 grit....I need to take an old T-shirt to the shop, later...and rub down, wipe off the table and drawer....then see about a 2nd coat of varnish......
  14. One fly in the...

    One fly in the ointment...availability.....whereas one can buy a #45 almost every day of the week and have it shipped.....and NOT have to worry about any "Back-ordered" for months at a time.

    I...
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    Coat #2 has been steel wooled...will get a wipe...

    Coat #2 has been steel wooled...will get a wipe down, later today...and then a coat of "Warm Gloss" poly will get brushed on...

    Stay tuned....
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    $1 RUSTY saw, today... 479193 Disston & Sons,...

    $1 RUSTY saw, today...
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    Disston & Sons, pre-1928 D-8
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    Have to learn to look beneath the grime, and a bent plate...because..
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    15 minutes in the shop later...bends are gone,...
  17. On the later models, Stanley added a way to...

    On the later models, Stanley added a way to micro-adjust the fence....They also went with a rosewood fence...Older ones, the rods were threaded into the main body. Newer ones were not...They also...
  18. Hmmm.. 479180 hmmm.. 479181 One cut with the...

    Hmmm..
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    hmmm..
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    One cut with the grain (Ash) and the other against it...
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    Dresses things up a bit.

    A Stanley No. 45, with the basic set of 24 cutters runs about...
  19. Hmmm.. 479170 Hmmm.. 479171 The ORIGINAL 7...

    Hmmm..
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    Hmmm..
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    The ORIGINAL 7 planes in one..
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    Makes a batch of noodles, too...
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    YMMV...
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    update.... 1st coat rubbed out...2nd coat of...

    update....
    1st coat rubbed out...2nd coat of amber shellac has been brushed on...

    will take a picture or 2 later...not much change..spots I had missed on the 1st coat, now taken care of..


    ...
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    "Trophy" for today.. 479106 No.3 Saw...

    "Trophy" for today..
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    No.3 Saw Vise...$5...
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    Between the glare of the overhead lights.....

    Between the glare of the overhead lights..
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    And this table does not stand all that tall..
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    Makes it hard to get a decent PIP..
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    Yes, I even shellacked the drawer...
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    1st coat of Amber Shellac is on....table and...

    1st coat of Amber Shellac is on....table and drawer...waiting to see how it turns out, now...
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    Will have to wait a day or two, but.. 479050 We...

    Will have to wait a day or two, but..
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    We getting there..
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    Drawer has been glued up.. 479010 Screws were...

    Drawer has been glued up..
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    Screws were added to the back glue blocks..
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    Proper screws, proper screwdriver...North Brothers 135
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    Slots drilled to attach the base to the top......
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