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I’m still here …

Last year a combination of health problems, a bereavement and then the weather conspired against me getting any more time in the workshop. This year my excuses are work, family life and severe procrastination! As you may have noticed there’s … Continue reading

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Derusting planes – Part 4

I’ve finished derusting my metal bodied planes for now, so while the blades and chip breakers from my wooden bodied planes were soaking in the derusting fluid I reassembled the metal ones.

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Derusting planes – Part 3

It’s been a while since I last posted on this subject and I’ve now built a cylindrical derusting tank from soil pipe that is good for dipping longer planes. I managed to separate the blade and chip breaker a while … Continue reading

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Plane catch-up

I realised I’ve not posted about a number of acquisitions in the plane department which I’ve made over the last few months: Qiangsheng No. 7 – ~£130 (12% sale) Qiangsheng block rebate – £49.95 Qiangsheng “Bailey” No.1 – £115 Axminster … Continue reading

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