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  1. 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
  2. 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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  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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.

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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.

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    Here is one thing to check when installing a...

    Here is one thing to check when installing a handle on a socket chisel, lightly insert the tenon in to the socket. Then wiggle it back & forth every which way. There should be no looseness. If there...
  17. Often it is from the same cannery. Sometimes...

    Often it is from the same cannery. Sometimes there are multiple canneries and some items may be significantly cheaper from a second tier cannery.

    Speaking of Generic these were maybe just a joke:...
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    That will teach me to trust Google results....

    That will teach me to trust Google results. Tennessee does have an income tax on corporations. You can bet your bottom dollar that gets passed through to consumers. Though last time I was in...
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    I was very happy to find the prices of hardware...

    I was very happy to find the prices of hardware so reasonable at the Tractor Supply and the Wilco stores that opened a few years ago.

    One time at the Wilco store the had peat moss on sale at 3...
  20. LOL, thanks Mel I needed a morning wakeup...

    LOL, thanks Mel I needed a morning wakeup chuckle. It is still a while before my coffee is made.

    jtk
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    The 30% is a concentrate. That would likely make...

    The 30% is a concentrate. That would likely make a lot more than most people would use.

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  22. Spent a little more time today sorting through...

    Spent a little more time today sorting through the recent acquisition of bits.

    Searched around a little to see if there was anything about the oddball augers with what looks like the beginning of...
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    Tom, the old RexMill site with a type study is...

    Tom, the old RexMill site with a type study is gone but available as an archive > https://web.archive.org/web/20191222134355/http://www.rexmill.com/planes101/typing/typing.htm

    The levers will look...
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    My read on this is the rust is stains on the...

    My read on this is the rust is stains on the glass jars.

    Most large grocery stores carry cleaning strength vinegar in the cleaning supply aisle. An overnight soak in some of this should do the...
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    Another thing is my handling of socket chisels is...

    Another thing is my handling of socket chisels is to be aware the handle may slip off. This avoids the unexpected.

    As has been said before, "trust but verify."

    jtk
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