Monthly Archives: September 2013

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No son, cornbread are square, pie are round. I use my plastic speed square a lot, I like that it lies flat on a board. And it works well. But it lacks in the looks department. As wooden squares are … Continue reading

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Stanley #12 scraper: assembled

Reassembled and working. The rosewood handle was refinished with shellac. I was using a transfer punch (basically a rod with a pointy end) for the push rod pivot pin because I didn’t feel like going to the hardware store for … Continue reading

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Stanley #12 scraper: disassembly

Sigh. I didn’t want to do it. Really. Just a light cleaning and use it. It didn’t look too bad (this is the sellers picture). But the crust was thicker than I can tolerate and in places I couldn’t access … Continue reading

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