Seneca Improved View v.4 – Trimming the back

So, Had some time recently and tackled the misfitting back. For some reason the stock Seneca back was grafted onto a Korona or Agfa back. Overall it was about 1/16″ too long in each axis:
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The solution? Pretty simple – trim the edges back a bit. Obviously easiest done on a tablesaw, but mine’s buried under flotsam right now, so I attacked with the Stanley 65:
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The result?
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Not bad for about 5 minute’s work. Next is setting some locking pins and filling all the random holes, replace the holder stop, and refinish. And a new ground glass. But, Progress!

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