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  1. Thanks for the thoughts Adam. My odds were pretty...

    Thanks for the thoughts Adam. My odds were pretty good when Rob Lee mentioned there were 500 seconds (OUCH!) on the 20 ppi dovetail saw. There were even 14 ppi dovetail saws left which was pretty...
  2. Went to my eye exam and got back to find there...

    Went to my eye exam and got back to find there were 20 ppi dovetail saws still available, so snagged one.

    The 14 ppi for my grandson was so nice it was easy to spoil myself for one with a finer...
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    Tite-Mark® across grain and a Stanley pin gauge...

    Tite-Mark® across grain and a Stanley pin gauge for marking with the grain. The pin is sharpened more like a knife blade than a pin.

    Just a note about what people mentioned in the past: The...
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    These are my regular reads: 467058 Holding...

    These are my regular reads:

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    Holding the control key while clicking the folder on the menu bar opens them all in tabs. That makes it easy to read one, close and move to the next.

    jtk
  5. Looks good Mike. Read this somewhere, "The...

    Looks good Mike.

    Read this somewhere, "The difference between an amateur and a professional is what they do with their mistakes."

    jtk
  6. While most any paper will work, if you want a...

    While most any paper will work, if you want a glossy print you need to use calendared or coated stock. Sometimes labeled "presentation bond."

    There are also satin papers and heavy mat papers....
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    With an old rotary phone it could be a bit of a...

    With an old rotary phone it could be a bit of a pain. With touch tone it is just a few more presses of the buttons.

    There are bigger problems with which to be concerned.

    jtk
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    Now the shredded wheat may have been taken off...

    Now the shredded wheat may have been taken off your grocery list.

    You should have told it you have a little nasal congestion at the moment.

    All this AI stuff in people's homes has me worried...
  9. My truck lets me plug in a USB thumb drive with...

    My truck lets me plug in a USB thumb drive with folders containing different playlists. My hope is to find a radio with the same feature to replace my current shop set up of an iPod with an FM...
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    You might look into the book Anarchist Tool Chest...

    You might look into the book Anarchist Tool Chest by Chris Schwarz for a list of essential tools >
    https://blog.lostartpress.com/?s=essential+tools



    jtk
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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
  14. 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 >...
  19. 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
  21. 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...
  22. 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
  24. 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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