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    The short bed pick up truck is the new family...

    The short bed pick up truck is the new family car. The Ford F series leads in sales.

    To me it is crazy to have a bed that can't hold a 2X4, sofa or a washer and dryer.

    jtk
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    Your wife lets you choose? jtk

    Your wife lets you choose?

    jtk
  3. That isn't something to be close to during an...

    That isn't something to be close to during an earthquake.

    jtk
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    My father used to sell refrigerators. We often...

    My father used to sell refrigerators. We often had a new refrigerator/freezer at home as he would sell mom's refrigerator as a used unit to someone who couldn't afford new. Mom was happy and dad mad...
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    This is also a great way to find the origin of a...

    This is also a great way to find the origin of a leak under a sink. Cheap and easy.

    jtk
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    Matt, do you have an image of the sole? Some...

    Matt, do you have an image of the sole? Some pitting won't matter for a good user.

    The frog looks like an early type 9. Early type 9s often have a 7-24-88 patent date on the lateral lever. The pin...
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    Kind of a twist on one said before and often in...

    Kind of a twist on one said before and often in life, "We can never find the time to do it right because we are always spending our time doing it over."

    jtk
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    Those who make no mistakes make little else. ...

    Those who make no mistakes make little else.

    jtk
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    That would be my starting point on the rust....

    That would be my starting point on the rust. Maybe try first with out the vinegar.

    jtk
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    Don't forget Found-On-Road-Diversified. There are...

    Don't forget Found-On-Road-Diversified. There are a few more, but profanity is likely not allowed here.



    I always get those confused with a 1950 Studebaker:

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    All the running around yesterday was a bit tiring...

    All the running around yesterday was a bit tiring so this was delayed to today.

    When the sides were separated they were flipped so the marks would be on the inside of the side pieces. The cleats...
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    My thoughts on this may be way off, but on the...

    My thoughts on this may be way off, but on the road it seems a lot of cars were designed by fans of Star Wars who liked the look of the Storm Troopers helmets:

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    Or possibly Shoe Boxes...
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    Along with what Bruce mentions about your General...

    Along with what Bruce mentions about your General Settings you may have missed a feature of the menus of the posts:

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    Notice the dot preceding the BOLD thread title. If you click on that...
  14. Thread: Scrub Plane

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    Sounds like a great bonus find. At one time...

    Sounds like a great bonus find.

    At one time having a scrub plane didn't seem useful to me.

    Then the blade on a #5-1/4 in poor condition was ground for use as a scrub plane.

    Not only did it...
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    Hopefully the rest will be posted later today. We...

    Hopefully the rest will be posted later today. We have to take the granddaughters to the airport today.

    jtk
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    Making a Pair of Deck Chairs

    Finally got a round tuit for building a couple of chairs for the back porch.

    One advantage of this design is the footprint is only two and a half square feet. The disadvantage is it is low to the...
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    >...

    > https://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/take-things-always-their-smooth-handle-quotation

    Was more about civility in public debate.

    It does also apply to knowing how a tool...
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    Michael, Good to hear you now have the chest,...

    Michael, Good to hear you now have the chest, tools and some history.

    Over the years you will add more history and hopefully will be able to pass it through to another generation.

    jtk
  19. LOL! jtk

    LOL!

    jtk
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    461151 Almost did this yesterday while waiting in...

    461151 Almost did this yesterday while waiting in a parking lot for Candy to get some coffee. A guy was driving like a real jerk and parked a couple spaces away from me. When he and the woman with...
  21. That is the power of using your mind. jtk

    That is the power of using your mind.

    jtk
  22. Because of a propensity to misplace things one of...

    Because of a propensity to misplace things one of my earliest learned abilities was learning to mentally retrace my steps. It has helped me find many things set down for a moment to take care of...
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    That would be my choice. As John said water based...

    That would be my choice. As John said water based cleaners may cause problems.

    Wipe it down with a clean dry cloth. If there are spots of dirt you could try a barely damp cloth to remove those....
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    Looking again at the image, the streaks on the...

    Looking again at the image, the streaks on the left side might be where scissors were used to cut thread or fabric.

    Notice the left side shows more wear on the shaped edge. This is likely from the...
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    +1 on the Howard's Feed N Wax. The bare wood...

    +1 on the Howard's Feed N Wax.

    The bare wood and worn spots are what is often referred to as 'honest wear.'

    Refinishing an antique can cause a loss of value. A piece can always be refinished...
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