HomeProjects
HOW TO RESTORE A STANLEY BLOCK PLANE

John Malecki

HOW TO RESTORE A STANLEY BLOCK PLANE

In this Video I breathe new life into an old block plane!

Projects
|
3
min read
|
Mar 3, 2017

Like most woodworkers and makers, I have a soft side for tools. And by soft side I mean addiction.... I love tools. Especially good ones that stand the test of time. I feel like the bragging rights of any woodworking shop is its hand plane collection. Or at least I assimilate woodworking with hand planes.

Its easy to find old hand planes laying old garage sales and basements all over america. I personally snag them up whenever I can. Recently I have taken it upon myself to bring some of them back to life.

This example looks to be a #65 Stanley Low Angle Block Plane. Which I was PUMPED to find. I love the shape and feel of this plane in my hand. Heavier than a standard block, and the cap sits nicely in my palm.

So i took it upon myself to restore this bad boy, and man am I glad I did. With just a few simple tools it shined right up and is working great!

In the video I show how I personally restore a hand plane.

Check out the video Below

How To Restore A Block Plane

If you would like to attempt this project on your own, here are a few tools I use and recommend

Affiliate links are posted for your convenience and by using these links it provides support for the site at NO COST TO YOU. By purchasing anything through the links (even other products not listed) You help support the production of more quality content.

Check the video out here!

Download the Plan

Want to try this build out for yourself? Download the digital plan now for step-by-step instructions, measurements, and a detailed look at how to punch this project in the face.

Projects
|
3
min read
|
Mar 3, 2017
|
Sponsored by
John Malecki

I used to be an offensive lineman in the NFL, Now I run my own furniture business and am completely self taught. In my videos and posts you'll see a variety of wood and metal work as well as some tips and tricks. Enjoy!