The Record No 0151

The Record No 0151 is another hand-me-down tool. This too was a little rusty and most of the original paint had been warn off. The right handle was also broken, which is a pity because this is a lovely tool. I decided to use…

The Stanley No. 7 Part 1

With getting more and more knowledge of “Unplugged” Woodworking I am enjoying hunting down the tools of old. Recently I came across this Stanley No. 7 (Made in England) at a market here in Cape Town. Great find, even better price. From a very…

Restoring the Whitmore Plane

I recently got an old Whitmore hand plane from my father (who had gotten from my Grandfather when he passed) as it was just laying around in his garage. ┬áIt looked a little knackered and a little unloved so I decided that I might…