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Can I keep it? Winkgrin 
   
Was hanging up in an Antique Mall....screwed to an Oak plank, and labeled "Dowel Cutter".   A little rough.. Rolleyes 
   
Had some strange and some missing parts... Uhoh
   
Price, including the Oak plank...$32.50 Confused plus a 3 block walk, both ways.   Plus sales Tax... Angry

Might be worth the trip? Confused
Show me a picture, I'll build a project from that
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
(01-13-2020, 03:57 PM)bandit571 Wrote: Can I keep it? Winkgrin 

Was hanging up in an Antique Mall....screwed to an Oak plank, and labeled "Dowel Cutter".   A little rough.. Rolleyes 

Had some strange and some missing parts... Uhoh

Price, including the Oak plank...$32.50 Confused plus a 3 block walk, both ways.   Plus sales Tax... Angry

Might be worth the trip? Confused

Interesting Router Plane ...

With your turning skills, I see 2 knobs.. a little rehab and you'd have that pulling shavings!
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Video    It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
too bad about that broken stub of clamping bolt on the blade clamp.  By the time you finish removing the stub, the hole may be ready for retapping - and then you can retap to a standard thread and buy a thumbscrew at the hardware store.
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
Nice find. I’ve been looking for one of those for a bit. Old tool hunting is pretty limited here.
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
Lets see...soaked the clamp in PBBlaster for a while.   Then easy-out to remove most of the broken bolt..
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And then cleaned the sole a bit....had to dig through the tap & die box...
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And dig out a 1/4" x 20 tap, and a wrench...and a drill bit...drilled a bit..and then the tap..
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Find 2 knobs that seemed to match each other...
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Then went to work and the cutter...trying to get past the pits, straighten the edge, and get it sharp...
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Bought the adjuster disc on ebay....and a pair of thumbscrews....which ran the cost of the plane up by $20 or so...regrind the tip of the bolt..
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To the required point. assembled the plane, as best as I could.. Rolleyes 
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Set up a test track...
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Knifed 2 lines, marked with a pencil, deepened with a backsaw...and set the cutter... Winkgrin 
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And gave it a test drive..
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Wheel gets here thursday mailbox....will see how it looks like, then,   Just under $55-$60 for this plane...so far...
Stay tuned... Cool
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
From tool to coat hanger to tool again. That's a good recovery!
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
Adjuster wheel arrived today's mail....
Threaded rod needed it's threads "chased"....used the wheel...
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Cranked it a few times, oiled the threads...
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Should be all set to got to work.... Cool

Thanks for looking in.. Winkgrin
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
Well done man!  Good save.

Cool
Mark Singleton

Bene vivendo est optimum vindictae
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
The cutters for Lee Valley's router plane were designed to fit the Stanley, too, although you have to flip the adjuster wheel over, I think because they're longer.

Nice save.
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  It followed me home.. bandit571 Can I keep it? :wink...
Cost of old Stanley router plane: $32.50 plus tax
Replacement knobs found in spare parts box: $0.00
Replacement adjuster disc and thumb screws: $20.00

Fun and satisfaction of bringing and old tool back to life: $ Priceless

Well done.
If women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy. -Red Green
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