Antique Soldering Iron (Blowtorch) - Hot Restoration

In this video i'm restoring an old german soldering iron.
This item was sent to me by one of my patrons from Germany. He saw it on eBay, asked me if I'm interested and then he bought it. Thank you for that. I'll send it back to him now.
I really liked the look of the handle and that's why I decided to restore it. It's a propane gas powered soldering iron made by Perkeo. I don't know how old this one is, but they built them since 1919 until today. The modern ones still look pretty much the same as the one I restored in this video, they just made some small changes over the years. I'm very happy how this project turned out, I really like the contrast of the dark wooden handle and the polished brass.
I hope you like my work and the video.
Huge thank you to all of my Patreon and PayPal supporters and specially to:
Paulina Zamora
sunniva thingstad
Micky McKay
Alan Hanson
Alex Roussos
Joan Casanovas
Joel Miller
John Romero
M. A.
Paul Mampilly
SA Graver
Vince Valenti
Zachary Grimes
Alejandro Cavazos
Allan Mckenzie
Bastian Alexander
Brian Boots
Conor Fowler
Dave Ahern
Dawson Mertz
Drew Bell
Ernest Duran
Giambattista Martino
Guillaume Ladouceur
Harrison Hughes
Jack Champion
Jack Tian
Jeff Carr
Jeff Vier
Joel Margolis
Julie Smith
justin f.
Jörg Thomsen
Kersten Rienow
Llewellyn Schubert
Lucy Lole
Marc P
marilyne stotz
Mark Anderson
Martin Kunz
Matthew Hendrix
Matthew Ruediger
Mikko Repka
Pascal Bertossa
Phoebe Knight
Ruslan Balkin
Sasan Hezarkhani
Sebastian Wüst
Seth Feist
Stephen Lemon
Thibaut Hiegel

00:00 preview
00:36 disassembling
02:18 showing all the parts
02:39 cleaning the parts with the parts washer
02:57 disassemling two more parts
03:17 removing patina and soot with vinegar, salt and flour
04:07 restoring the wooden handle
04:40 restoring the big tube
06:10 stain the wooden handle
06:38 making a new ring for the wooden handle on the lathe
07:36 restoring the nut which tightens the wooden hanlde
08:04 restoring the holder of the soldering iron
08:46 restoring the sieving head and remake the knurling
09:21 restoring the sieving head cover
09:59 restoring the knurled ring
10:22 restoring the regulation part
10:47 restoring the valve needle
11:07 restoring the nut for the regulation part
11:31 restoring the valve tube
12:16 restoring the gas connection part
12:47 restoring the nut for the valve tube
13:13 restoring the nozzle
13:41 restoring the soldering iron
14:46 making a new holder for the soldering iron on the lathe, mill and welding machine
16:26 making a special countersinked bolt for the soldering iron
16:56 restoring the bolt to clamp the soldering iron holder
17:18 making a new handle for the previous restored bolt
18:47 making the steel parts black by heating up and quench in oil
19:14 showing all the parts before reassembling
19:34 reassembling
21:23 showing the finished product
22:00 final test

Time and costs of this restoration:
I was working on this project over 1,5 weeks
$16 tube for the gas connection
$1 clamp bride for the connection tube

My camera:
Panasonic HC-V180

If you have any questions about the process, machines i'm using or other stuff, just ask me in the comments. I read them all and i try to reply as soon as possible.
Sorry for my bad english, it's not my language. I try my best to improve my technical english.
Subscribe for more of my content. I'm uploading videos about mechanical stuff, as new creations and buildings and also restorations.
Thank you for watching :-)

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  • Yours is the *ONLY* restauration channel on TRvision that truly takes this subject seriously. A lot of so called restorers just take sh*t apart, don't really understand the intricate nature or function of a lot of the parts, and they often don't really repair stuff. The usually just take stuff apart, clean, paint it with rattle can, and put it back together. That only gets you there 85% of the way. You Sir, you go the extra 15% and *MORE*. My hat off to your quality of workmanship and dedication. You've earned every one of the 500K subscribers! :)

    Addicted to ProjectsAddicted to Projects3 aylar önce
    • took the words out of my mouth!

      floeshofloesho10 gün önce
    • How does one even begin to learn how to do what this guy does? It's marvelous and i wish i took shop class more seriously :(

      Dimitri PDimitri P16 gün önce
    • Don't forget about Tysy tube Restoration

      ender_slayer3ender_slayer324 gün önce
    • Totally agree with you!

      Александр СаркисянАлександр Саркисян24 gün önce
    • I mean Hand Tool Rescue did it first but ok

      Aiden MartinAiden Martin27 gün önce
  • How can ur hands is clean??? I don't understand

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  • "better but not good enough!" classic!

    Bruce LaisterBruce LaisterGün önce
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    George ChouchliasGeorge Chouchlias2 gün önce
  • Do you need for a new job?

    George ChouchliasGeorge Chouchlias2 gün önce
  • Imagine that, my friend you are the best I think

    George ChouchliasGeorge Chouchlias2 gün önce
  • Bravo

    George ChouchliasGeorge Chouchlias2 gün önce
  • amazing lovely you also restore wives??

    richard ebbolerichard ebbole2 gün önce
  • Множественный оргазм!

    Дэн ХирургДэн Хирург2 gün önce
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    FRANK YTFRANK YT3 gün önce
  • my mechanic doing very very hard work salute you bro

  • OMG

    /Tom Loney/Tunes/Tom Loney/Tunes3 gün önce
  • I have saw many channels on youtube but they didn't restore it properly you are the guy who takes the job seriously and done literally a great work rather than a new one because you can also remove or file the extra stuff of the part which the company didn't know what i am saying.Great Job Men.

    Sami AhmedSami Ahmed3 gün önce
  • Wow it's now work of art ! Proving to the younger generations that at one time men was able to build thing that lasted hundreds of years without using no plastic while constructing them !

    1badpete9991badpete9993 gün önce
  • So very impressive. The detail, the knowledge, the care, the craftsmanship.

    orlando brantleyorlando brantley3 gün önce
  • Esse cara é top

    Joel WolffJoel Wolff4 gün önce
  • Дело мастера боится!

    Aleksey ZhikharevAleksey Zhikharev4 gün önce
  • good work!!!

    RLS RLSRLS RLS4 gün önce
  • I have Never seen a Soldering Iron like that in my life, Not even in an antique store. would its vintage have been the 30's / 40's, or even b4 that? very interesting tool, and awesome restoration!

  • Where is he? Is he stopped?

    Klaus HeilmannKlaus Heilmann5 gün önce
  • I wanted to see you solder something with that! I have no idea why I like this channel so much, but it makes me want to put a machine shop on my property and go scrounging old barns. These restores actually come out in better shape than when they were new.

    Thomas MobleyThomas Mobley5 gün önce
  • I love it when you polish the pieces are perfect. I don't know if they ever went like this. kkkkkkk =)

    Fabricio TavaresFabricio Tavares5 gün önce
  • Great hands

    Алексей ОгородниковАлексей Огородников5 gün önce
  • блеск!

    Den GudwinDen Gudwin5 gün önce
  • the best restoration ever!

    Aschkan SabaghiAschkan Sabaghi6 gün önce
  • Ah, brass, the useful gold.

  • un seul mot BRAVO

    Claude LourdonClaude Lourdon6 gün önce
  • At beginning, I think you rather destroy than restore that torch. But when i see, all that work you do... thats amazing. But your welding sucks :P

    Jakub GłowackiJakub Głowacki6 gün önce
  • Your work and attention to detail is incredible! A master craftsman indeed!

    SquatchSquatch6 gün önce
  • с таким паяльником, да в 90-е, да в России---- можно было-бы города отжимать ))) !!! респект мастеру!!!

    pachtet pachtetovichpachtet pachtetovich6 gün önce
  • So skilled. Very nice job ! You win a follower :)

    GuerricGuerric6 gün önce
  • I usually like your restorations, but machining the brass parts down to match the sanded wood part was a real miss. Why not make new wooded handle?

    thegenrlthegenrl7 gün önce
  • This stuff is my ASMR.

    -Fröstbyte--Fröstbyte-7 gün önce
  • Türkçe altyazı için teşekkür ederim

    Ismail CelikIsmail Celik7 gün önce
  • Quanto capricho, amo assistir suas restaurações, cada detalhe, cada peça que faz quando tem alguma que não dá pra restaurar, quando da o polimento então, meus parabéns.

    Thamy KovaskiThamy Kovaski7 gün önce
  • You should weigh the thing you restored before and after So that you know how much you sanded or smt..

    Lucas LesleyLucas Lesley8 gün önce
  • Nice. Отличная работа

    Шерхан ЛеснойШерхан Лесной8 gün önce
  • Que es esto??

    Carlos BarreraCarlos Barrera8 gün önce
  • Thanks for Turkish subtitles

    Feyza Nur GökkayaFeyza Nur Gökkaya8 gün önce
  • Need more. NOW

    Kevin JacksonKevin Jackson8 gün önce
  • the final test should be some real using of the tool..

    radek borskyradek borsky8 gün önce
    • exactly!

      radek borskyradek borsky8 gün önce
  • What's the aim of the copper hammer ?

    Cool CritiqueCool Critique8 gün önce
  • Excellent, excellent work. Cathartic for me to watch.

    Dallas MDallas M8 gün önce
  • Your restoration's channel is the best

    chris tophechris tophe8 gün önce
  • You can tell by looking at his hands - the care in which he holds things. Amazing. There is gentleness and respect in his movement. A symphony of movement to watch. Sigh 😍

    Amanda TaylorAmanda Taylor9 gün önce
  • Очень интересно смотреть накуренному!!)

    ХХХХХХХХХХХХ9 gün önce
  • Пипец у него в гараже целый цех по оборудованию. Мне о таком мечтать только можно

    Baltozar HimeraBaltozar Himera9 gün önce
  • People in the old days were such badasses I mean modern soldering irons are dangerous enough, this one had an open flame with it

    Bruwer van VredeBruwer van Vrede9 gün önce
  • really enjoying all your video and run out of content to watch... searching another youtuber for gadget/machine restoration. Come back dissapointed, you sir making my standard really high! 10/10 will rewatch

    GoravineZGoravineZ9 gün önce
  • Is it dough or semolina? ))

    RenascorRenascor9 gün önce
  • But yet the knife that was put to my neck keeps coming up with other knives on my feed. I dont own a knife. I dont even like knives.

    Rashida HankinsRashida Hankins10 gün önce
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    Gaming with TysonGaming with Tyson10 gün önce
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    HadeersHadeers10 gün önce
  • Finally, someone that knows how to polish metal!

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    bjspurgeon1bjspurgeon111 gün önce
  • Nice job😀

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  • El mejor ASMR con imágenes estimulantes y perfeccionamiento para ingenieros

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  • Дизлайки,ставлят,рукожопы

    Serega KinaschSerega Kinasch12 gün önce
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    Fakhar BhattiFakhar Bhatti12 gün önce
  • Now this is what i call ASMR.

    The Geek in DisguiseThe Geek in Disguise12 gün önce
  • Buen trabajo. Un saludo

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  • 👍🏻

    eldar eldarov Azeeldar eldarov Aze12 gün önce
  • First of all: thanks for not adding distracting background music to these beautiful videos and second... I'm now an addict! I can't believe I can get so much fun from restoration videos, but yours are different from the others I've seen here in TRvision, you're a master. And yes, you have good tools, but I know people with more and better tools and your talent and abilities really make a difference. Incredible, just incredible.

    Raúl Núñez de Arenas CoronadoRaúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado13 gün önce
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  • А че это такое?

    Henry ГенриHenry Генри13 gün önce
  • Wow!!!

    Михаил VornМихаил Vorn13 gün önce
  • I'm from vietnam . I like your idea and your clip . So good

    NMD vlogsNMD vlogs14 gün önce
  • How this tool works?

    Ettore BazucciEttore Bazucci15 gün önce
  • Wow what a job, what a craftsmanship, what a masterpiece, absolutely mind blowing. Just one little thing. It would be nice to see how this tool works, i could not find any information through the internet. You should show it here. But anyway, i am your new fan!

    Zaal TchkuaseliZaal Tchkuaseli15 gün önce
Antique Soldering Iron (Blowtorch) - Hot Restoration