Wednesday, May 17, 2017

refurbished a hand plane


I didn't need another one - this is the exact same model as the one I use, that was my grandfather's... but I couldn't let it sit and rust away.  I hand carved (obviously) a replacement front handle and found a screw to replace the lost one.  Got all the rust off, and put the blade on my grinding wheel - ready to go!

Gen challenges - carbon build up

I had to take the diesel gen apart yesterday, to try and figure out how bad the carbon build up was, and how to fix it.  It was bad.   This...