Tim Dahn

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Old Tools, restoring/reworking #5: Millers Falls No. 709

As received After taking it apart I realized this is another barely used tool. Although the iron had a couple chips in its edge, it was the original grind, rust free and shiny metal! Disassembled, cleaned, light surface rust removal then...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #4: Millers Falls No. 105 Single-speed hand drill

I think this drill was made in 1914 most of the paint/jappaning was missing from the frame but the main gear looked good. Here it is completely disassembled Painted the frame, original finish on the main gear,...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #3: Millers Falls #9 Smoother

This one looked a a little worse than it than it really was, turns out it was a diamond in the rough. The iron and chip breaker still like new, the iron has never been sharpened! Makes me wonder if the original owner just tried...

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David L. Whitehurst ...

Tim,

Do you have to have your creation posts approved?

David

Tim Dahn ...

Hi David, It seems the first project needed approval, after that then no.

And Welcome!

David L. Whitehurst ...

Thanks. I see you are self-learning. You “need” to check out Paul Sellers. Look him up. I made his bench design this year from YouTube videos. I watched them over and over until I knew exactly what I was doing. :-)

Mike40 ...

Nice to see you here Tim