|June 2011 Restoration of Stanley #2C & Bedrock #602C| Two little Beauties, Stanley #2C Sweetheart from the late 1920's and Stanley Bedrock #602C from about 1915, both with all original parts - cleanup jobs for Stuart Minuskin, Tool Dealer from Caloundra, Qld, Aus..
Starting with the #602:
Disassemble, clean, remove paint spatters, a light sanding with worn paper and then rust preventative with G-15. The light sanding is always done "along the grain", meaning in the same direction as the original machining marks with worn paper so as to remove the gunge without cutting the metal and leaving unsightly sanding marks - always by hand so I am in control, never by power.
The Tote had a previous repair with bad alignment of the two pieces: