Hand Tools

Subject:
one possible reason...
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Re: electrolis ()

John in NM
Most likely the funny look is from the metal of the wire wheel wires sticking to the iron plane surface - basically galling on a small scale.

I agree that a fully "cleaned" look is distinctive enough to not be considered "restored" and I would basically remove the bulk with scotchbrite and WD or some such light oil. I tend to like old tools that look like old tools however.

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