Restoring a Hand Plane

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The bottom of the handle is up, with a sharpened dowel pointed into the reference hole for the top of the handle

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The top of the handle is fixed in the drill jig

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after drilling with forstner bit, the socket fits

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the 1/4″ washer fits inside the widened recess

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Hand tightening with a 7/16 socket

 

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the nylock nut is tight

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