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    Then that was fairly prudent. BTW, what are...

    Then that was fairly prudent.

    BTW, what are the other dimensions?

    Just curious…

    jtk
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    +2 on those! One of my favorite things...

    +2 on those!



    One of my favorite things about folding rules is two of the hinges lifts the rule off the work making it easy to slip a try square underneath for marking. As mentioned earlier, my...
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    If you didn't ask if they would take $3 for it,...

    If you didn't ask if they would take $3 for it, you weren't very prudent.

    Depending on the other dimensions it might be great for making new handles for a set of chisels.

    jtk
  4. What can be used in one water district,...

    What can be used in one water district, jurisdiction, county or state is likely to be different in another. Some may not have a set requirement.

    If your water pipe is your house electrical ground...
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    This is why people wash their hands after using...

    This is why people wash their hands after using the restroom and clean their counters before preparing a meal.

    jtk
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    My small tree was heavy with pears this year. The...

    My small tree was heavy with pears this year. The pears were awesome:

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    A tall orchard ladder is on my shopping list.

    One neighbor didn't prop his branches and a strong wind broke a lot...
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    Making a straight edge is easy and saves a lot of...

    Making a straight edge is easy and saves a lot of money compared to the cost of a good straight edge.

    Here is an article on how to make a straight edge >...
  9. Good for you Scott. It is always nice to have...

    Good for you Scott.

    It is always nice to have a little space before everything starts to fill the new void.

    jtk
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    If it is sound insulation you might want to learn...

    If it is sound insulation you might want to learn why it was put there.

    Could there be a flight path to an airport over your area?

    jtk
  11. Hi Daniel and welcome to the Creek. You have not...

    Hi Daniel and welcome to the Creek. You have not included your location in your profile information. You may live near another member who would be willing to work one on one with you on this.

    If...
  12. Next available one is too far out. End of the...

    Next available one is too far out. End of the year gets busy with retirees using their annual benefit before it turns into a pumpkin on midnight December 31st.

    jtk
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    Would they bid on a job in Kansas City? jtk

    Would they bid on a job in Kansas City?

    jtk
  14. Wouldn't you know it? Before getting the email on...

    Wouldn't you know it? Before getting the email on this an appointment was made for an eye exam next Wednesday at 9:10 am PDT.

    That translates to 12:10 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

    About the...
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    One thing that may help with improving your...

    One thing that may help with improving your freehand sharpening is if you can take a video from the side to see your hand movement. This will let you see any wavering in your motion and blade...
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    This thread has popped up after a month of...

    This thread has popped up after a month of rumination and one thing comes to mind…

    Some folks have expressed a reluctance to even remove a blade to do a touch up with various strategies to make...
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    A new word for the new day, obstreperous doesn't...

    A new word for the new day, obstreperous doesn't just roll off the tongue. (okay my cats made me get a little extra sleep this morning)

    Luke, one of my thoughts was to rip through a knot and post...
  18. Very fast. jtk

    Very fast.

    jtk
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    Clamps, all kinds of clamps. jtk

    Clamps, all kinds of clamps.

    jtk
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    This is also my experience. It is easier to touch...

    This is also my experience. It is easier to touch up the edge often instead of going on with a tool as it becomes duller and duller with each stroke.

    This bugged me about some of the premium...
  21. As Derek mentioned a saw set can be made to work...

    As Derek mentioned a saw set can be made to work well with small teeth. One of my Stanley #42X saw sets has had the plunger filed to hit a small tooth. My finest saw is 15ppi.

    There was an article...
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    If you plan on making boxes you may want a small...

    If you plan on making boxes you may want a small grooving plane to make slots for the bottoms and/or tops to fit in.

    These are not difficult to make for one size. Otherwise something like an old...
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    It is fairly clear with a close look at the...

    It is fairly clear with a close look at the images on the two web sites.

    You will be very happy (and likely impressed) with the Veritas.

    jtk
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    Hmm? jtk

    Hmm?

    jtk
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    Yes, that has happened with my Victor traps as...

    Yes, that has happened with my Victor traps as well. Have put a string on one of those, may try it on the others but they seem to catch mice as much as they lose the bait without springing.

    The...
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