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    The Tripp Trapp chair is a norwegin design, which...

    The Tripp Trapp chair is a norwegin design, which has also been through several patent cases. Over here it retails for roughly 200$.....
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    Being european, I can assure you that I'm not...

    Being european, I can assure you that I'm not mocking any of you, but isn't this how US business has become? Moral is no longer a word used in the business community..... and BTW, - not in Europe...
  3. I have some drill bits at work that have 1/8"...

    I have some drill bits at work that have 1/8" main shank, but for the better of me I cannot remember where they came from, - I do know there are bits like this out there.... For my daily...
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    Exactly!! Thanks... now I need to find them i...

    Exactly!! Thanks... now I need to find them i brass, - preferrably :)
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    Not quite what I was looking for... This will be...

    Not quite what I was looking for... This will be something like a large jewelry box, - the lid will be glass or acrylic in a hardwood frame. The hinges need to sort of "hook and bolt" - as something...
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    Detachable brass hinges..

    Not sure where to put this, so bear with me... :)
    I'm working on making some new plinths for vinyl turntables, and need some brass hinges to make the lid detachable.. I know I've seen it somewhere,...
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    Very nice build... it combines some of my own...

    Very nice build... it combines some of my own thoughts....I think I'll "steal" some ideas..:cool:
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    LOg on problems -and questions

    Since may 1st I am not able to stay logged in on return to the forum. Is this related to the server or is local on my PC? It works OK on other fora...

    I see that picture privileges have been...
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    Tablut.... Interesting! Even if I actually live...

    Tablut.... Interesting! Even if I actually live in viking areas, and having been interested in old norse history all my life -I've never heard about Tablut......
    Research is already ongoing... :)
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    Any more suggestions for "mini shop" - .i.e. ...

    Any more suggestions for "mini shop" - .i.e. 100-150 sq.ft. ???
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    This a fact - not a joke!!! I've moved a large...

    This a fact - not a joke!!! I've moved a large mill and a big metal lathe ( not alone, though) with this old method:
    Get a large piece of bacon, cut the rind of leaving a fair amount of fat to the...
  12. Very interesting thread, Alan! The organ has been...

    Very interesting thread, Alan! The organ has been one of my favourite instruments for many years. Unfortunately we don't have many of the real ones around where I live, but for several years I...
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    I've been working in an environment where metric...

    I've been working in an environment where metric and imperial goes hand in hand... By occupaion I'm an EE, and grew up with binary, octal and hexadecimal..:rolleyes:
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    Hi guys.... It's all about what we are used to,-...

    Hi guys.... It's all about what we are used to,- it's that simple. I grew up with metric, but in my work I have used also used imperial for decades, and the conversion is actually quite simple once...
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    Hm.. somestrange and entertaining stories, here...

    Hm.. somestrange and entertaining stories, here :) - but wasn't woodworking a part of general education in the 50s and 60s, aslo in the US? Don't people cook, and what about kitchen knives? There's...
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    Lasse - this pump sells i Norway for NOK 600.......

    Lasse - this pump sells i Norway for NOK 600.......
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    Except for some very high class brands, most speaker manufacturers use MDF, so just go ahead. :) OTOH - I would very much like to see a sketch on how to make lock miters on the table saw. As for the...
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    Quite some years ago I visited the Greenwich...

    Quite some years ago I visited the Greenwich Observatory and museum. I don't know if the clock display, named " the quest for the longitude" is a permanent display, but it was truly amazing to see...
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    Martin Koch: Building electric Guitars.. He...

    Martin Koch: Building electric Guitars.. He also has one on acoustics - not sure if it is in english ( I have the german version)...... Melwyn Hiscock : Build your own electric guitars...
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    Interesting, indeed! Organs have long time been...

    Interesting, indeed! Organs have long time been my favourite instrument, and while NOT trying to downtalk this work at all, this is my favourite of them all... heard it several times both before and...
  21. Our closest neighbour when I was a kid, was an...

    Our closest neighbour when I was a kid, was an old carpenter. He died in -66 at 93 years old. He did not have a single jig for sharpening..... (his workshop was my favourite hideout..also because he...
  22. It is quite possible that we as parents are also...

    It is quite possible that we as parents are also to blame. When I grew up in the late 50s and 60s, - as teh elder son, I had to take part in all sorts of chores, as hiring people to do odd jobs was...
  23. I agree, more or less totally, but the problem...

    I agree, more or less totally, but the problem today is that younger people today mostly don't have the very basic skills that we aquired in primary school, and very few references to how things were...
  24. 337306 I'll give you a perfect example : The...

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    I'll give you a perfect example : The traditional boat in Northern Norway is the Northlander ( my translation), - a type of boat built in several sizes from appx 16' to 45' over a period of...
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    George, although I totally agree with you, a lot...

    George, although I totally agree with you, a lot of lower range table saws sold in Europe, actually tilts towards the fence... much to my dismay, but that's how it is...
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