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    Jim, You can't beat the price, free, of having...

    Jim,

    You can't beat the price, free, of having your Son-In-Law bring you a saw that was going to be thrown away!

    Stew
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    Any Great Finds or Great Buys Lately?

    Hi All,

    I had a happy buy this week. It was not a Neander deal, but a tool I needed. We have a lot of tree stuff to trim now that we live where there are lots of trees, we have more than 50 in...
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    Steven, Given what you paid, I would say not...

    Steven,

    Given what you paid, I would say not a bad weekend at all!

    Stew
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    Stan, The one saw obviously has more corrosion...

    Stan,

    The one saw obviously has more corrosion than the other one. The one that is more corroded will be hard to clean up. I have tried a lot of different approaches on saws like that one, and...
  5. Thread: Saw nib?

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    Hi All, Well, like Eric, it has been a while...

    Hi All,

    Well, like Eric, it has been a while since I spent a lot of time on the Disston Institute site, so I decided to spend some time there, looking at the pictures of the various models by date...
  6. Thread: Saw nib?

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    Pete, I also recall reading something from...

    Pete, I also recall reading something from Disston material from something like 1910 or so that also stated nib was purely decorative. It is hard for me to imagine that questions about the nib...
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    I use an electric drill a lot, and others like...

    I use an electric drill a lot, and others like circular saws, a jig saw, routers, and sanders a little. I use my table saw some, but mostly use hand saws. The table saw is not easy to get at, as...
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    Jim, Looks like that new toy is a winner. Ya...

    Jim,

    Looks like that new toy is a winner. Ya did good!

    Stew
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    Tom, Thanks! Good point, it won't cost me...

    Tom,

    Thanks! Good point, it won't cost me anything to try them since the lam beams should be available in the not too distant future. (A project has come up recently that I may need them for.) ...
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    Tom, Thanks for the thoughts and advise. ...

    Tom,

    Thanks for the thoughts and advise. Your kitchen turned out very nice.

    I had not thought about drawers for the base cabinets, but had figured on shelves for the base cabinets on full...
  11. Hi Steven, Sorry to hear that your knee is...

    Hi Steven,

    Sorry to hear that your knee is bummed up for now. Take it easy until you see the doc, and in the meantime keep us informed when you find anything out. +1 on get well soon.

    Stew
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    Steven, Not boring for me, instead very...

    Steven,

    Not boring for me, instead very enjoyable read. As always, I think I learned some things as well. The build started about the day we moved, so I had a lot of catch up to do on the read...
  13. I spoke to my friend on the phone prior to...

    I spoke to my friend on the phone prior to putting the post, and discussed the concerns about reaction wood with him. He advised that the limb rose at an angle of 60 degrees or more from the...
  14. Thread: Play saw

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    Ron, +1, Beautiful! Stew

    Ron, +1, Beautiful!

    Stew
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    Steven, I usually tell folks that I bounce...

    Steven,

    I usually tell folks that I bounce just as well as I ever did. The problem is getting up after I stop bouncing.

    Stew
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    Steven, +1 on Nice one. It always amazes me...

    Steven,

    +1 on Nice one. It always amazes me on how quickly you can spruce them up. Nice Job.

    Stew
  17. Beginners Question on Waiting Time Before Milling

    A friend just had a 24" diameter limb break off of his Osage Orange tree. He checked the broken off end of the limb, and there seems to be no carpenter ant damage, hollowing, or any other damage to...
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    Kevin, There are some listed on the auction...

    Kevin,

    There are some listed on the auction site, but by my standards they are somewhat pricy.

    Stew
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    Thanks Guys, That is a good video, and the...

    Thanks Guys,

    That is a good video, and the bench looks and does much better than I had expected. However, it had not occurred to me to rip it and glue it up so that the edge grain of the...
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    Bad Idea for a Bench Top?

    Hi All,

    For an update, we have now recently moved since I retired in May. We are still unpacking boxes, lots of them to do yet...we need more storage than we have until the kitchen is remodeled...
  21. Scott, I read what I had written yesterday,...

    Scott,

    I read what I had written yesterday, and realized that I had given an incorrect impression. What I meant by "significant number mentioned vibration" was that a few had said that vibration...
  22. Scott, Woodcraft has 34 reviews on the grinder. ...

    Scott, Woodcraft has 34 reviews on the grinder. It got a 4 star rating. A significant number said the one they bought had a bit of a wheel wobble due to cheap stones. Reading the reviews is...
  23. Scott, I do not consider myself a good source...

    Scott,

    I do not consider myself a good source of knowledge on this subject because I just bought a grinder , but due to us moving this week have it at my son in laws near where we are moving to,...
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    Jim, BTDT. My wife and I are packing for a...

    Jim,

    BTDT. My wife and I are packing for a move this week. Rust fever has become a problem because of having to pack all of the stuff up, and the moving date is coming at me like a freight...
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    Steven, Looks like you had a really good day...

    Steven,

    Looks like you had a really good day of needed maintenance.

    Stew
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