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RICHIES COMBINATION SQUARE PAT AUG 19 1884 VERY RARE ROSEWOOD GERMAN SILVER 147

Richies combination square pat aug 19 1884 very rare rosewood german silver 147

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Vintage Boxwood Folding Ruler No.32.5 Brass Bound Folding 12" Ruler w/ Brass Caliper vintage antique tool collectable

Vintage Boxwood Folding Ruler Brass Bound Folding Ruler w/ Brass Caliper vintage antique tool collectable

L.BRANDT NEW YORK DOVETAILED MITRE PLANE

L.BRANDT NEW YORK DOVETAILED MITRE PLANE

Malcolm has used an old plane to make a lovely lamp. The wood on these old tools always has a really lovely patina.

Malcolm has used an old plane to make a lovely lamp. The wood on these old tools always has a really lovely patina.

Whenever I head back home to the Midwest to visit my family, my dad and I always schedule at least one afternoon to spend together, scouring local antique stores for beautiful old hand tools. Why? Because, beneath years of dirt and grime, we've found files, planes, screwdrivers, and hand-drills that have turned out to be some of our favorite and most-reliable tools in our workshops--all they needed was a bit of cleaning and some basic maintenance to bring them back into good working order!

How-To: Clean and Restore Old Tools with Common Household Items

Beneath years of dirt and grime can be found files, planes, screwdrivers, and hand-drills that can become some of your favorite tools.

I saw an old hand plane in a used tool store and figured I would have a go at restoring it. I think the before and after speaks for itself. ...

How to Restore a Hand Plane

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