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    My thought was that is the bevel up interaction...

    My thought was that is the bevel up interaction with the shaving. Kind of like a chisel on the scribed line when chopping out dovetails. The action is more noticeable on thicker shavings with smaller...
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    Would we ban travel from infected areas to anyone...

    Would we ban travel from infected areas to anyone who isn't a U.S. citizen?

    So American citizens who may have been infected would not be banned from travel?

    Not only would the machinations of a...
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    Our legislative branch is off on vacation....

    Our legislative branch is off on vacation. Apparently they do not think this is as big a threat as the usual suspects have whipped the general public in to a frenzy to believe. Even some of the...
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    In my opinion a travel ban would be even less...

    In my opinion a travel ban would be even less than 50% effective. Most likely people trying to evade a travel ban would spread the infection over a wider area.



    Good luck with that. Besides for...
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    People are getting in the holiday mode. After...

    People are getting in the holiday mode. After Christmas there should be a few brags on what was under the tree. Then there will be those who use their Christmas money and gift certificates to pull...
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    Maybe I missed something. Was there talk of...

    Maybe I missed something. Was there talk of travel bans before he arrived? How would he have been prevented from traveling to another country before coming to the U.S.?

    How would a travel ban be...
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    Nice find, for a buck I wouldn't be able to pass...

    Nice find, for a buck I wouldn't be able to pass it up.

    jtk
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    Mike, Other than a difference in size the #6...

    Mike,

    Other than a difference in size the #6 Stanley/Bailey should give you a good feel for how a jointer of the Stanley variety will work.

    Your LA jack vs the #5 would also be planes to...
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    For a bit of reason on this topic, try the Mayo...

    For a bit of reason on this topic, try the Mayo Clinic:

    Ebola and Marburg hemorrhagic fevers are difficult to diagnose because early signs and symptoms resemble those of other diseases, such as...
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    The only problem with a new screen door is it...

    The only problem with a new screen door is it makes the rest of the house look like it needs a paint job.

    Nice work.

    jtk
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    What about those who already have a visa? Who...

    What about those who already have a visa?

    Who is going to set up this quarantine/mechanism in every nation/airport outside of the outbreak region?

    We have a difficult time with our southern...
  12. Our water has a high iron content at times. We...

    Our water has a high iron content at times. We just have a large Brita tank in the fridge and the water is fine out of that.

    Our water isn't so bad. We cook and make coffee with it straight from...
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    How would we stop them or even know who to stop?...

    How would we stop them or even know who to stop? What if they first travel to South Africa (or any other nation) then to Europe before coming to North America?



    That is known as a rhetorical...
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    Just because the U.S. imposes a travel ban...

    Just because the U.S. imposes a travel ban doesn't mean neighboring countries will do the same.

    Will we ban travel home to the 3,000 or so U.S. soldiers and doctors who are currently in the areas...
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    WD-40 evaporates fairly quick. Not sure if...

    WD-40 evaporates fairly quick.

    Not sure if there is enough residual to start a fire.

    Is this a wood stove or a gas stove? If wood, was the chimney swept? I wonder how much could have seeped...
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    My experience in this kind of work is very limited.

    My question is if a joint is made with tape or sealant, doesn't it risk getting into the system if the joint ever needs to be opened?



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    Keith, Apparently you missed the video linked...

    Keith,

    Apparently you missed the video linked earlier in this thread:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qj4X0MsQjM

    This appears to be a straight forward piece by Shepard Smith (from FOX)...
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    Living in Southwest Washington State has an...

    Living in Southwest Washington State has an advantage. Almost all of our 'local' TV is from Portland, Oregon. We record most programs so we can fast forward though commercials. Besides, the ads for...
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    There are only so many hours in a day. Try...

    There are only so many hours in a day.

    Try throwing in a weekly visit to the Farmers Market to sell things made during the week. People often suggest items they would buy if only you had one....
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    Since we have morphed to razors, my straight...

    Since we have morphed to razors, my straight razor has only been used a little. Most of the time my shaving is done blind in the shower. My Shick with the triple blade lasts a few months. Usually my...
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    Totes are easy to repair if you have some spare...

    Totes are easy to repair if you have some spare rosewood.

    I am not a big fan of Bedrocks, but my Stanley/Bailey #4-1/2 gets used often.

    Sounds like a good score. Can you post images?

    jtk
  22. It may have been that higher up the management...

    It may have been that higher up the management chain was a decision to 'embargo' the information until the release date.

    This is standard business practice whether we like it or not.

    My...
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    Very nice. I suspect your great grandchildren and...

    Very nice. I suspect your great grandchildren and more generations will be rocked to sleep in that beauty.




    Many years ago a man who employed me gave me some great advice, "when things aren't...
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    I could send a box of shavings if that would...

    I could send a box of shavings if that would help. :)



    The societal lust for money is only one of the reasons for my choosing early retirement and moving to a remote location.

    It used to be...
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    I saw someone on an interview program yesterday...

    I saw someone on an interview program yesterday lambasting the U.S. Surgeon General for not doing more about this situation.

    It seems a lot of the problems can be traced back to the Surgeon...
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