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  1. Thread: The beast

    by Rob Dickson
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    Amen brother....sad part is I have a better...

    Amen brother....sad part is I have a better chance at the bugholes than I do getting the chest done anytime soon....and don't get me started on Brownells and the current import laws....
  2. Thread: The beast

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    Thanks for this Stanley. I'm also subject to...

    Thanks for this Stanley. I'm also subject to transfers every three to five years and have wrestled with the problem myself. The "beast" has given me a few ideas, and a great base to start with.
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    Well John, you know what they say...once you've...

    Well John, you know what they say...once you've gone orange....:D I like the "decks" built into your current project....I want to do one here at home that replicates the main house....unfortunately...
  4. Been there....I once had two wolf hides that were...

    Been there....I once had two wolf hides that were supposed to be used by a local military band...one was usable while the second looked as if it had been attacked by a group of PETA hair...
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    I'm more of a "Kubota" tractor man myself, but...

    I'm more of a "Kubota" tractor man myself, but the houses are incredible....my wifes been after me to replace one we've had in the yard for some time now...I could only hope to complete one as nice! ...
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    Just watched it last weekend for the umpteenth...

    Just watched it last weekend for the umpteenth time....it was the first time for my seven year old though. I though my wife and I were going to die laughing at his reactions!
  7. Very cool Jason....gives me ideas using a couple...

    Very cool Jason....gives me ideas using a couple of moose hanging around the back yard....;) Did you tan the hides yourself? Thats one of the big issues I've had...we usually give our hides to the...
  8. Thanks very much guys...we have a new stat....

    Thanks very much guys...we have a new stat. holiday here in British Columbia on Monday and I intend to spend an appreciable amount of time at the bench, with the stones....it'll be the first session,...
  9. Soaking ceramic water stones (Stu's special set)

    Hi to all,

    I received my first sharpening set from Stu a little while ago (#1200, 6000 & 13000 with the Atoma)...I'm just about ready to start on a major sharpening session as I also bought my...
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    God, makes me want to find a dark corner and...

    God, makes me want to find a dark corner and start sucking my thumb.....I'm at least a decade away from such work. Inspiring to see though!
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    So that's how they make three-ply toilet paper!

    So that's how they make three-ply toilet paper!
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    Hey Stu, Just for some clarification, what...

    Hey Stu,

    Just for some clarification, what kind of time frame do you mean when you say "short soak"?
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    Thanks for the quick review....I just shut my...

    Thanks for the quick review....I just shut my eyes and hit the "finalize" button on the "special" set today. This is my first sharpening set and, from my conversations with Stu, I am completely...
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    thanks guys...It seems I should be rethinking...

    thanks guys...It seems I should be rethinking this a bit....$20 for a tool to remove the waste is appreciably better than the $200 I was thinking. Hell, I could buy the Veritas router plane with the...
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    Thanks Randy, just having a look now....

    Thanks Randy, just having a look now....
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    Wow Lloyd...hadn't known about these saws. just...

    Wow Lloyd...hadn't known about these saws. just to get things straight with both your comments and Tony's, with the fret saw I can start to saw out the waste directly from the bottom of my dovetail...
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    Gramercy or Knew concepts saw?

    Happy holidays to all,

    Well the department of war and finance has approved my latest budget and after buying my sharpening kit from Stu, I'm looking at a saw for dovetails. I have the LV...
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    Awesome! I scored the LA jack and the bevel up...

    Awesome! I scored the LA jack and the bevel up Jointer!
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    Ahhhh...the eternal question....whats the...

    Ahhhh...the eternal question....whats the preference? A bevel up or bevel down cookie jointer...;) Not to worry Honey, I'll look after this nasty end grain cookie dough!
  20. Thread: Saw Gloat

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    Hope whatever you choose will be "sharper" than...

    Hope whatever you choose will be "sharper" than Ginger ....sure pretty to look at though....;)
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    Hi George, Can I ask you about the ropes and...

    Hi George,

    Can I ask you about the ropes and tightening stick? Are you referring to clamping it as you would a tourniquet for a wound?
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    Hey Jim, I ended up finding a log...

    Hey Jim,

    I ended up finding a log home/timber frame builder about an hour away who has year old, DF 4x12 slabs. I can get two slabs for $50 and he thinks he can help me out with the 6x6 timbers...
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    Hi Jim...thanks for the link. I wasn't aware of...

    Hi Jim...thanks for the link. I wasn't aware of the school in Vancouver and only recently learned about Jim Tolpins school in Port Townsend. Its about a 12-14 hour drive from home here but I had...
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    Thanks George, I wasn't aware of the dry times. ...

    Thanks George, I wasn't aware of the dry times. I have a neighbor who works at one of the local mills....I'll stop by and see if something like that is an option....sounds like I may be continuing...
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    Thanks Prashun, the one year dry time has been on...

    Thanks Prashun, the one year dry time has been on the 4x12's....is that still a little short? I'm not sure what the mc status will be on the 6x6 pieces. I may also have the option of going with a...
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