Posts by Carl

Plane Tune-up 7

Plane Tune-up 7

Broken handles on these old planes are fairly common. Most often, there is a break about 1/3 up from the...

Plane Tune-up 6

Plane Tune-up 6

Cleaning up the various bits and pieces is next. My goal in this endeavor is to get the parts clean...

Plane Tune-up 5

Plane Tune-up 5

Next on the plane tune-up I’ll fettle the frog and clean up the hardware. The fit of the frog in...

Plane Tune-up 4

Plane Tune-up 4

In this post, I’ll be fettling the body of the plane. I got it back from the machinist and it looked...

Plane Tune-up 3

Plane Tune-up 3

The first order of business for cleanup is the body of the plane. If it’s not in decent shape, all...

Plane Tune-up 2

Plane Tune-up 2

I finally received the plane I won on eBay. The seller mailed it quickly after the auction ended, but due...

Plane Tune-up 1

Plane Tune-up 1

This is the first of some old posts I’ll be updating. I’ll be re-issuing some of my more popular posts from...

I’m back!

I’m back!

This is the first post on my new site, carlstammerjohn.com, which replaces my old site, stammerjohn.com. The old site dates...