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    Didn't Sears sell the rights to the Craftsman...

    Didn't Sears sell the rights to the Craftsman name?

    https://money.cnn.com/2017/01/05/investing/sears-sells-craftsman-stanley-black-decker/index.html

    jtk
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    With definite divisions over which are the best...

    With definite divisions over which are the best materials to knap and which are best for knapping.

    jtk
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    This is a common problem. There is likely some...

    This is a common problem. There is likely some cupping somewhere side to side and end to end that is keeping your plane's iron from touching the surface to shave it.

    Do you have a straight edge...
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    When a computer makes an error it is usually a...

    When a computer makes an error it is usually a doozy.

    Wells Fargo used to be one of the banks that had my respect though none of my accounts have been with them. In the past few years it seems...
  5. In this video it looks like the WoodRiver blade...

    In this video it looks like the WoodRiver blade is the same as the old Stanley:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=111&v=OTF3k_VnBQk

    Good find Justin.

    jtk
  6. Howdy Logan and welcome to the Creek. My guess...

    Howdy Logan and welcome to the Creek.

    My guess is the saw plate is much older than the handle. This is based on how saw handles have evolved over time.

    You may need to file, grind or use some...
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    If everyone everywhere did everything the same...

    If everyone everywhere did everything the same way, we would likely all die young from boredom or at least the lack of ability to do something different when needed.

    Personally, my fondness for...
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    Not all balsamic vinegar contains lead: ...

    Not all balsamic vinegar contains lead:

    https://www.ooliveoil.com/why-california-balsamic/

    One theory is there may be lead in the ground where either the grapes for the vinegar or trees to make...
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    Thanks for the idea Jim. One of my thoughts was...

    Thanks for the idea Jim. One of my thoughts was to use one of my adjustable drip irrigation emitters. It is kind of like a radiator petcock drain.

    My first next attempt is to try to use a sharp...
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    There are problems with facial recognition as it...

    There are problems with facial recognition as it is currently configured. There are a large numbers of businesses big and small working on improving its reliability. It will be a big payday for...
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    That is still being worked out. Mike Lemon...

    That is still being worked out. Mike Lemon mentioned using a planter under the wheel to catch some of the water. My concern now is to constrict the water flow since even with a very small drill (#55...
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    One source says most Craftsman vises were made by...

    One source says most Craftsman vises were made by Wilton and the ones that weren't were made by Columbian.

    jtk
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    Go to your favorite search engine and enter >...

    Go to your favorite search engine and enter > bluetooth customer tracking <. Drop the word customer and you will get ads for the device that tracks and suggests.

    It is getting rather difficult to...
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    Looks good Jim. Do you make your saw cuts go a...

    Looks good Jim. Do you make your saw cuts go a little pass the base line on the tail board to give a future restorationist a clue as to how the joint went together?

    (Roy Underhill mentioned doing...
  15. Just a thought, will the maker accommodate you...

    Just a thought, will the maker accommodate you with a later delivery date?

    If their business is doing well, they might be able to jump orders ahead of yours.

    jtk
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    It is kind of like free fertilizer when it is in...

    It is kind of like free fertilizer when it is in your own garden. Though during my days in California keepping muscovy ducks my neighbors didn't see it that way. One neighbor did have me bring them...
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    It was likely mentioned in my Filed But Not...

    It was likely mentioned in my Filed But Not Forgotten post. The first row of drawers led me to consider adding more drawers in my ever evolving tool storage endeavors.

    jtk
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    Good job. jtk

    Good job.

    jtk
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    Are these "favorites" applications or links for...

    Are these "favorites" applications or links for your browser?

    Do you have a network or a thumb drive?

    Do you have a full back up of your old laptop?

    Often with just a network cable or a null...
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    Nice find Steven. Of all my braces only one has...

    Nice find Steven. Of all my braces only one has been a Miller Falls. For some reason braces kept following me home. Having taken the oath, it now has to be something special before it can come home...
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    Got back to this project yesterday and today. A...

    Got back to this project yesterday and today. A water shield, water can support and a brush were added. The watering system is supported by two pieces rising from the wheel mount:

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    The...
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    One well known news site has one ad that flashes...

    One well known news site has one ad that flashes at a very high rate. It is most distracting which is one reason my reading seldom involves that particular site. If there is a story they are running...
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    This has been a bane of advertisers already....

    This has been a bane of advertisers already. There are "click mines" that have banks of devices to direct "trends" in internet activity.

    Need 10,000 likes real fast? It is available for a fee.
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    Like Norman, my dovetails are tails first. My...

    Like Norman, my dovetails are tails first. My last few sets have used a wood strait edge clamped to the base line to line it up for marking the pin board. After doing this a few times it has become...
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    My ad blocker was deactivated due to comments...

    My ad blocker was deactivated due to comments from folks about how ad blockers are depleting the revenue here at SMC.

    On an interesting note, some of the banners ads say "Google Sponsor" in the...
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