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    Here is a shot of some of my oiler cans: ...

    Here is a shot of some of my oiler cans:

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    The three on the right are often used but it takes time for the oil to run down the long spout. They are nice for just a drop at a time. The also...
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    The way things are now, every phone solicitor or...

    The way things are now, every phone solicitor or email from Microsoft or Apple is not only suspect, it is treated as a scam.

    There isn't anyone at Microsoft monitoring your computer. Same for...
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    This is one of the methods also mentioned on the...

    This is one of the methods also mentioned on the site linked in one of my previous posts. The idea being anything left in the plant is directed to the fruit.

    One example of this tendency of plants...
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    Just like store bought! jtk

    Just like store bought!

    jtk
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    One of my #6 planes is a type 4 (pre-lateral). It...

    One of my #6 planes is a type 4 (pre-lateral). It is often faster setting the lateral adjustment with a hammer tap than a lever.

    jtk
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    Consult Dr. Google with things like > recipe for...

    Consult Dr. Google with things like > recipe for using pears < > overripe pear recipes < You will be surprised at how many different things can be done with pears like > pear crumble < and others.
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    One site mentions trimming off excess foliage...

    One site mentions trimming off excess foliage this time of year to force the plant into ripening the tomatoes on the vine >...
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    Pears & Tomatoes

    We have a good crop of Red Bartlett Pears this year:

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    They are sweet and juicy after ripening in a paper bag for a few days.

    We are also starting to get a lot of the larger tomatoes:
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    My recollection is Disston made some saws for...

    My recollection is Disston made some saws for Buddy L Toys. The images found searching those shows saws with three bolts.

    jtk
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    My experience with Norris adjusters is zilch....

    My experience with Norris adjusters is zilch. Some of what has been learned with Stanley lateral adjustment might cross over.

    Start with the blade not cutting and slowly adjust it to take as light...
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    There used to be tool kits for kids with real...

    There used to be tool kits for kids with real tools in them. This could be from one of those or it could be a saw for small jobs.

    jtk
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    In some areas when the deer population starts to...

    In some areas when the deer population starts to over run the humans local animal control may institute a "doe season."

    My area is restricted to bow hunting. Not many of the folks living around...
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    It might be worth a little time to see if there...

    It might be worth a little time to see if there is a reason for the cracking like foundation shifting.

    jtk
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    My three biggies in the power tool world are a...

    My three biggies in the power tool world are a bandsaw, drill press and lathe. Though a couple days ago a saber saw was used to cut off part of a shelf in setting up some of Candy's rock shop...
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    Very nice looking tote Axel. Interesting idea...

    Very nice looking tote Axel.

    Interesting idea of using the handle risers as separators for small storage at the ends of the box.

    Something others will surely copy in future tool totes.

    jtk
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    The cost seems to depend on where one purchases...

    The cost seems to depend on where one purchases Marvel Mystery Oil:

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    According to Wikipedia it is mostly mineral oil:


    Whatever works…

    jtk
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    At $2.79 for a 20oz bottle the baby oil costs...

    At $2.79 for a 20oz bottle the baby oil costs $17.86 per gallon. Keeping babies from squeaking is a bit cheaper. Food grade mineral oil at $2.49 a pint would cost $19.92 a gallon at my local grocer....
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    Oops got the question wrong, rewrite.

    Many years ago a hardwood supplier in Emeryville/Berkeley had a pair of dovetail guides by Joseph Marples:

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    They are the two in the lower right...
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    My larger oilstones are in their own boxes that...

    My larger oilstones are in their own boxes that absorb any stray oil. The oilstone sharpening area is on a piece of scrap 1/2" plywood that also absorbs any stray oil. Then there are shop rags...
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    Yes, that was checked after my post. 297 Market...

    Yes, that was checked after my post. 297 Market now appears to be in the middle of an intersection.

    A little more searching found this in a plane listed for sale:



    Also found something about...
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    The Oil on Your Stone

    In a discussion a while ago the subject of different viscosities of mineral oil came up.

    In searching on this it seemed acquiring lighter oils was expensive partially due to many vendors requiring...
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    Looking Out My Front Door

    We are starting to be overrun by these guys:

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    We have seen as many as seven deer in our yard at the same time.

    Sure we have a big yard, but that is still a lot if you aren't eating...
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    A Round for my Hollow

    We needed to make a Costco run yesterday and one of our daughters wanted to come along so she and her mom could shop in a store called Terra Stones in Astoria, Oregon. It is a store that sells...
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    Looking good. jtk

    Looking good.

    jtk
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    This Stuff Really Happens

    It was a little different as to how the prototype was errantly disassembled > https://dilbert.com/strip/2021-09-13 <

    It makes one shake their heads when they see a group of high paid engineers...
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