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    My potting benches were made of cedar. They sold...

    My potting benches were made of cedar. They sold well at the farmers market.

    jtk
  2. Have to agree, one of my employers told me about...

    Have to agree, one of my employers told me about half a century ago, "sometimes stepping back and considering the options may be the best thing to do."

    It also came out very nice. Thanks for...
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    It has me thinking about calling one of my...

    It has me thinking about calling one of my brothers who still live in the bay area.

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    This may be incorrect, my understanding of the...

    This may be incorrect, my understanding of the use for a toothing blade isn't so much to "hog off the stock" as it is to condition the surface for gluing or to have a textured surface.

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    After Malcolm posted: It seems he is...

    After Malcolm posted:



    It seems he is interested in ways of either keeping them away or eliminating them.

    It seems they may not be considered as edible chickens where he is located. Maybe...
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    My Craftsman chisels are marked as being chrome...

    My Craftsman chisels are marked as being chrome vanadium if my memory can be trusted.

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    According to >...

    According to > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tool_steel#Cold-work_group < O1 steel has some chrome and may have vanadium.

    Also see > http://www.hocktools.com/tech-info/toolsteel.html < for more...
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    My first time driving an automatic was one with...

    My first time driving an automatic was one with power brakes. Being used to a manual transmission caused a rude awakening the first time my foot went for the nonexistent clutch and hit the wide brake...
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    A sharp hatchet and a can about the size of a 2lb...

    A sharp hatchet and a can about the size of a 2lb coffee can to put them in neck down so they can bleed out. Cut both ends of the can off.

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    Sometimes the only proof something is working is...

    Sometimes the only proof something is working is how other things change.

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    This depends on many variables. First would be...

    This depends on many variables.

    First would be what use is the edge being used to perform. With a paring chisel when the time to refresh the edge would be evident when it starts pushing the end...
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    Dogs will do things cats won't: 438127 Walk...

    Dogs will do things cats won't:

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    Walk a mile in their shoes?

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    Keep on ridin':
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    Lie-Nielsen and Veritas make fine planes. They...

    Lie-Nielsen and Veritas make fine planes. They are an improvement over the Stanley/Bailey and Bedrock planes. The modern planes are made with better materials and to a much higher degree of...
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    My friend retired from being a Microsoft...

    My friend retired from being a Microsoft Certified Network Engineer. Him and people he worked with preferred Microsoft because it kept them working.

    With other systems some of them would become...
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    My understanding is we can name ebay. What we can...

    My understanding is we can name ebay. What we can not do is offer a direct link to items listed on ebay or other sites. It does seem to be okay to provide an auction number for reference purposes.
    ...
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    Chicken chili verde is good over rice or on a...

    Chicken chili verde is good over rice or on a tortilla and rolled like a burrito.

    My favorite is with the roasted verde salsa. A whole chicken usually takes takes two 16 oz / 445 gram jars.
    Cook...
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    Chickens are pretty good at keeping cats away....

    Chickens are pretty good at keeping cats away. They tend to peck a cat on the head and the cats will stay away afterward.

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    Do you have a plan for what to do once you catch...

    Do you have a plan for what to do once you catch them?

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    Barnwood Builders on TV cut dovetails with...

    Barnwood Builders on TV cut dovetails with chainsaws.

    My chainsaw hasn't been used for dovetails, only tenons for chucking something up in the lathe:

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    It came out like this:

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    Really, can a ghost runner be tagged out at...

    Really, can a ghost runner be tagged out at third?

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    It is true, you CAN find anything on the...

    It is true, you CAN find anything on the internet.

    This is supposedly something that was actually made in the nineteenth century:

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    The holster must have been awkward to wear with one's...
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    Maybe it is time to have a neighborhood BBQ… ...

    Maybe it is time to have a neighborhood BBQ…

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    It depends on the user and the project. Some of...

    It depends on the user and the project. Some of my dovetails have been in 2X construction lumber. A delicate saw might have some trouble.

    For many years a 12" backsaw with a thicker plate worked...
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    An office supply or art supply store should have...

    An office supply or art supply store should have something to meet your needs.

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    This Just Ain't Right

    Dodgers 4 Astros 2 in 13 innings



    Hope this rule goes away before real baseball comes back.

    jtk
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