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    That looks fantastic. I still have a saw which...

    That looks fantastic. I still have a saw which does not want to go straight. I will have to give it another go.

    Even if I did not take any of the saws I love seeing what they will become.

    I am...
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    Hi, got some feedback from my home country. It...

    Hi, got some feedback from my home country.

    It seems very hard to nail down the manufacturer. Based on design and the A in the handle the best bet is that it's and Aurowa by Alb. Urbahn & Comp.,...
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    Final touch. Finished also the pressure control...

    Final touch. Finished also the pressure control knob. A bit chunkier than the original.

    Made from aluminium. Drilled the holes with this bench drill (see post above) and then filed into shape. To...
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    Thanks for that. I like that option. Did not...

    Thanks for that. I like that option. Did not think of that, but makes sense.

    Got to find someone who has a 3/4"x20 UNEF tap though. Or need to see if I can find one for acceptable price. Would...
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    Hi, thanks Ian. It did take some work and in...

    Hi,

    thanks Ian. It did take some work and in between I wasn't sure if it will work. But I did not want to give up. I want to thank all of your help and interest. That was really good.

    And it...
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    Hi, I might be able to help. I used my native...

    Hi, I might be able to help. I used my native German skills and found someone back home who wants to have a look into it.

    We might need some better pictures. I will PM you with my email.

    CK
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    Hi, took a while until I could post again. But...

    Hi, took a while until I could post again. But here it comes. This is going to be a longer post, so hopefully you have your popcorn ready.

    I finished all the parts and put it back together to...
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    Yep it looks the same. More so to Arfur's as it...

    Yep it looks the same. More so to Arfur's as it has the wingnut for the crank handle.





    Interesting. Mine did not come with a base. I was first thinking to also turn it into a post mount,...
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    Thanks. I will try the paper approach next time....

    Thanks. I will try the paper approach next time. It makes sense. I have a similar problem on another tool.

    Good advise. Appreciate it.

    Like your handle too. Looks good.

    Sent from my SM-G950F...
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    Still a few things to do. Yesterday I have...

    Still a few things to do. Yesterday I have finished also the handle.

    I couldn't just get a handle and put it over the rod. And as I do not have a lathe I had to do it free hand. Took a dowel and...
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    Yep, right. I got the pieces apart. It turns out...

    Yep, right. I got the pieces apart.
    It turns out the slot was not for a key. It seems it lines up perfectly with the oiling hole if fixed with the grub screw (see picture)
    I assume it is so that...
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    Thanks Arfur. I really appreciate the effort to...

    Thanks Arfur. I really appreciate the effort to provide some insides. So now I have to inspect my part more carefully and see if I can loosen the idler from it's shaft. Maybe the groove in the shaft...
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    Ian, I totally forgot to mention, that I did get...

    Ian, I totally forgot to mention, that I did get a nice aluminium disc as you suggested. That'll be my task for next weekend to make the handle for the pressure pad.

    Thanks for that.

    Sent from...
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    You might be right, then I would have another...

    You might be right, then I would have another problem, because the cog does not spin on the shaft.

    Also if you look on the pictures you see that there is a groove on the shaft and I believed the...
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    Hi, the progress over the weekend. Thanks to Ian...

    Hi, the progress over the weekend.
    Thanks to Ian the issue with the pressure pad and bolt drilled has been sorted. Still have to make a handle/knob. Will post that when that part is done.

    In the...
  16. Great great grandfather's box advise needed

    Hi,

    I have these 2 boxes which my great great grandfather made. He lived from 1874 till 1953 and I remember was told he was a ships carpenter. We believe the boxes to be at last 80 years old. They...
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    Thanks Ian, I have sent you an email through the...

    Thanks Ian, I have sent you an email through the forum. Hopefully it got through.

    I could not attach a sketch I made so I will leave it here for now.


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    Ian, I might take you up in your offer. I will PM...

    Ian, I might take you up in your offer. I will PM you about it. Thanks.

    But actually I do not have any of it. All I have is a 1/2" bolt which fits perfectly and I found a spring which might work....
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    Hi, I just wanted to share that your post inpired...

    Hi, I just wanted to share that your post inpired me to do the same . A colleague asked me if I'd like to clean and tune up his Anant plane. It's not a great plane, but was fun doing it. And I...
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    Awesome, thanks a lot. I will come up with a...

    Awesome, thanks a lot. I will come up with a solution.

    Cheers

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Wow, after Arfur's post I was thinking to use a...

    Wow, after Arfur's post I was thinking to use a M10 Bolt and a short 10mm piece of brass as friction pad to make a new friction knob. But now I am wondering if there should also be a spring. It sort...
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    Hi, thanks a lot for the good feedback. The...

    Hi, thanks a lot for the good feedback.

    The pictures confirm for me that the cog on the main shaft was indeed in the wrong position. Thanks for going through the trouble of opening it up for me.
    ...
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    Awesome. That would be appreciated. If possible...

    Awesome. That would be appreciated.
    If possible could you also undo the pressure control know under the flywheel? At least that's what it is I think. Mine is missing. An M10 bolt fits in mine but I...
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    Got around giving the parts a new lick of paint....

    Got around giving the parts a new lick of paint.

    Next I will start making a new base. I am thinking of making it from hardwood I have lying around.

    I had a look if I cam find somewhere a cast...
  25. He does the whole thing just with hand tools. ...

    He does the whole thing just with hand tools.

    YouTube

    Maybe that helps?

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    Hi, finally some progress. It took me for ever...

    Hi,

    finally some progress. It took me for ever to get the pole from the main casing. I heated it up and quenched it. Oiled it and tried all sorts of things.

    I even build my own hydraulic ...
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    Ixion Bench Drill - Restoration

    Here is a new project of mine. I have picked up this hand cranked bench drill made by Ixion, Germany. I liked it and thought would be great to bring it back to being useful.


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  28. Thread: 4 Drawer Box

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    A small hand sketch might do as well. Love...

    A small hand sketch might do as well.

    Love the box and yes, you gave me an idea for my niece for Xmas ;)

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
  29. If you want to have it in your bedroom then maybe...

    If you want to have it in your bedroom then maybe this is something for you :D

    YouTube

    I know it's away from the hand tools, but fits the brief of not having any space ;)

    Sent from my...
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    Looks great! Nice to see an old tool back in...

    Looks great! Nice to see an old tool back in business.

    You say the blade is not original. What is it then or where is it from? I have a 12 1/2 I also want to put back to usable state.

    Cheers
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  31. Thanks again for the detailed tips and hints. I...

    Thanks again for the detailed tips and hints. I really appreciate it.

    I also agree that one learns so much about the what makes a tool work well by tinkering with the designs and trying to make...
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    Hi, I am bringing this thread back up, because...

    Hi,

    I am bringing this thread back up, because I am planning to also make new blades for my #46.

    I played around with it on the weekend and liked the way it worked right away. But I have only...
  33. That's just around the corner. Thanks a lot! ...

    That's just around the corner. Thanks a lot!

    You probably roll your eyes now that I haven't found them before....

    I think I will first start with wooden body to practise and then work my way...
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    Hi, I bought these two plates from Aliexpress...

    Hi,

    I bought these two plates from Aliexpress for about $5 incl. shipping. They are now in use for about 6 months.

    They are only 1 or 2 mms thick with some foam backing. I stuck some aluminium...
  35. Thanks for that. I thought about using brass, but...

    Thanks for that. I thought about using brass, but I would have had to go out and buy some and here I tried to stick with what I had lying around. For this plane I also think the steel is more...
  36. Good idea. I shall do that. Thanks Sent...

    Good idea. I shall do that.

    Thanks

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
  37. Stanley Lever Cap - Why buy it when you can make it?!

    Hi,

    a friend has given me this Stanley #3 plane. It was not a special one. Probably after WW2, but I went to refurbish it anyway. Hey, it was for free. However it was missing blade, chipbreaker...
  38. Hi, I finished restoring the poor short #8....

    Hi,

    I finished restoring the poor short #8. This is how the poor thing looked like when I got it:
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    I cleaned it all up, a new lick of paint and sanded and waxed the knob and tote. Found...
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    FREE: QLD Turner hand plane tote

    Hi,

    I recently restores a Stanley #4 1/2. This Turner tote was attached to it. I have replaced it with a proper wooden one, so I have no need for it. I also do not want it collecting dust in some...
  40. Hi all, thanks for the great responses. That...

    Hi all,

    thanks for the great responses. That is very helpful. Currently the plane is soaking in vinegar....

    I do like the idea to actually replace the current No8 label and make it look like a...
  41. Stanley no 8 (which is more a 7 1/2) - searching for blade and chipbreaker

    Hi,

    I have a rusty no 8 or at least I first thought it is a no 8, but when I looked closer and had it next to my no 6 it felt funny and measuring it turned out it is more or less same length as a...
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    FREE: QLD Just picked it up. All good. Off to happy...

    Just picked it up. All good.

    Off to happy sharpening now ;-)

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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    FREE: QLD Hi, I would take it off you. I tried to send...

    Hi,

    I would take it off you. I tried to send you a PM, but somehow it never gets delivered. I also do not get an error either. So not sure why....

    Cheers
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    QUEENSLAND Stewart Spiers Panel Plane 24 (15.5")

    Hi,

    I have recently bought a whole bunch of planes and restored them. Amongst them was this Stewart Spiers plane. I don't think I am going to use it much although it works fine as far as I tested...
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