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    The old side boards from my pick-up were replaced...

    The old side boards from my pick-up were replaced after more than a decade in the weather. My plan was to use them to make birdhouses. Now my thoughts have turned to the possibility of making some...
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    Something so beautiful, welcoming and comforting...

    Something so beautiful, welcoming and comforting will never be a passing fad.

    I don't know about passing fads, but Stickley, Arts & Crafts and Mission furniture is some of the most comfortable...
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    That looks like an Alaskan Sawmill that would fit...

    That looks like an Alaskan Sawmill that would fit in a large pocket.

    jtk
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    You are right Luke. Well after posting it...

    You are right Luke. Well after posting it occurred to me the question should have been, "Who Would Buy This."

    It was an advertisement that popped up on a page being read and it struck me as insane...
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    Not a clue. He used to be a member here. It looks...

    Not a clue. He used to be a member here. It looks like his last post was in 2017.

    jtk
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    Being one who has done wiring and worked in the...

    Being one who has done wiring and worked in the electronics field much of my life there is little advice I will offer people who are not trained in the field.

    1. Don't do it if you don't know it....
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    Oilstones can be used with water and it won't...

    Oilstones can be used with water and it won't bother the stone.

    A water stone doesn't do well if oil is used and it can have an unwanted effect on the water stone.

    jtk
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    A picture would help enormously.



    Without much else to go on, my suggestion would be to use a spokeshave.

    Planes can be used to remove a precise amount of material from a select area....
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    Would You Buy This?

    There are all kinds of what seems to me insane advertisements popping up on screen while reading the news or anything else.

    What amazes me is not so much what is selling, but the prices.

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  10. Better late than never John, Welcome to the...

    Better late than never John, Welcome to the Creek.

    Sometimes when folks are looking through posts from a decade are more in the past they forget and post a reply.

    Kind of funny when an old...
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    With no running water in my shop it does make it...

    With no running water in my shop it does make it a bit more work to start with oil and finish with water. Much simpler to avoid mixing media when they work better unmixed.

    jtk
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    In my experience starting with an oilstone and...

    In my experience starting with an oilstone and moving to a water stone doesn't work too well.

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    Weather Underground works for me >...

    Weather Underground works for me > https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap

    Of course the location details need to be set for your own area.

    Mine looks like this:

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    The star is near my...
  14. Some friends of mine call it that or "Second Hand...

    Some friends of mine call it that or "Second Hand Foods."

    Sometimes items on or past pull date are heavily discounted. Yogurt and puddings at ridiculously low prices are fine if you can use them...
  15. To add on to what Alex posted it is better for a...

    To add on to what Alex posted it is better for a cannery to keep running products to sell at a lower price than to shut down a line and layoff workers even for a short period of time.

    jtk
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    To me 500 grit seems coarse for a knife. For...

    To me 500 grit seems coarse for a knife.

    For my kitchen knives a DMT Extra Fine stone is used > https://www.sharpeningsupplies.com/DMT-4-Dia-Sharp-Diamond-Stone-P319.aspx

    This is mostly for a...
  17. All the above is likely correct in its own way. ...

    All the above is likely correct in its own way.

    There used to be more canneries than there are today.

    Some national brands have their own canneries and only produce their own products.

    Some...
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    Thinking you could have searched for them at the...

    Thinking you could have searched for them at the FarmStore or Tractor Supply lead me on a wild goose chase that led me to realize you may have found them quicker on Amazon.

    The search engine at...
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    Good advice Mike. We work with tools that can be...

    Good advice Mike. We work with tools that can be very dangerous.

    We should never work with our tools when we are not able to give our full attention to working safely.

    In the Make a Joint Stool...
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    I just realized there hasn't been a single phone...

    I just realized there hasn't been a single phone call today from a marketer or anyone.

    Makes me think the phone may be on the blink again.

    jtk
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    Just the one? Since taking a little time to...

    Just the one?

    Since taking a little time to fine tune the fit on my socket chisels there hasn't been a problem with any of them:

    Not with the Buck Bros or the various makers of my short...
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    One of mine would spin so often that a hole was...

    One of mine would spin so often that a hole was drilled through it and the stock to insert a piece of brass rod to hold it in place. Gave the nut a slight twist to kink the rod. It works great now.
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    Sometimes the bolt on the Stanley bevel gauge...

    Sometimes the bolt on the Stanley bevel gauge would turn so the lever would end up hanging over the edge. This would sometimes get in the way. This looks like the nut stays inside the outer...
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    They may not be the ones to take care of it but...

    They may not be the ones to take care of it but they may have knowledge of how to rectify the situation. They might be worth contacting.

    jtk
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