Hi guys & gals,
I bought my first hand planes a few months ago. I used them a little when I
first got them and then put them away. I just pulled one out yesterday and I
noticed surface rust showing up on one of them already. Is it normal to have
rust show up so quickly? How do I keep this from happening and what do I do
after it does? Regards. -Guy
Store in a fairly tightly sealed box/container with some of the vapor
phase rust inbititors in there and a desicant to keep it dry would do
Check out the rust preventor wrapping paper as well.
All of the above can be found for sale at Brownell's
(www.brownells.com) as well as other websites out there
On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 23:20:23 GMT, "patrick conroy"
[snip for brevity (if brevity is the soul of wit, what if someone is
Best answer! However, there is a dearth of jobs there. Here in the
DFW area, I keep a 5 gal bucket with pure mineral spirits in the shop.
I dumped canning paraffin in, to dissolve. I just dunk in a plane,
or chisel, or whatever, and it comes out coated with very thin
paraffin. Capillary action gets it in the smallest nooks and
Much cheaper than boeshield, et al, and works just as well for me.
Did I mention I'm frugal, er, cheeeep?
Maker of Fine wood Chips and Shavings
Man o' man - you've got that right. For us nerds, Denver is still lagging.
My ol' stompin' ground. 13 years there.
Can't say I miss the heat.
Can say I miss the folks driving 135 on 635 or 187.
Can't say I miss the churning green skies that drive you into the tub with a
mattress on top.
Can say I miss a good downpour.
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