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post #1 of 5 Old 01-07-2014, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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My new $1 chisel

I picked up a 1 1/2" rusty socket chisel for a buck the other day. After cleaning it a little I uncovered a Shapleigh Hardware logo. A little research let me know it was a decent chisel and worth fixing up. I soaked it in rust remover then ground a new edge on it.

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It had a handle with it, but it was pretty small and looked like it was missing a cap. I decided to turn a new one out of Bois d'arc.

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I flattened the back and honed it to 8000. I now own a quality tool that I can use every day. All it took was $1 and the knowledge I got from this group. Thank y'all for sharing your knowledge.
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Nice restore- nice handle.

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein
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Nice handle...nice save. Some days are just "GOOD".

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What a nice job,.... guess I better start saving for a lathe now

I don't have any "part planes" I keep restoring them.
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