Monday, February 20, 2012

I finished Rehab

Well I finished rehabbing the old plane. I worked my way up through 400 grit on the bottom of the plane. And I spent a little time sharpening the blade.  The plane works a lot better now.  I think the blade could be sharper but it cut nicely on all the boards I tried it on.

I took some of the shavings, some sawdust, and some paraffin and made fire starters. I cut the large one into 8 wedges and 1 wedge worked very well for lighting a fire in the wood stove.  This will be a good way to use the shavings and saw dust.

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