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06-04-2012 12:56 AM

Non Shop Talk - 0 replies

Now that John Edwards has escaped justice I recall this “opinion” that was expressed by none other than “DON VITO>“

04-27-2012 01:40 AM

Non-shop talk, click to open - 4 replies

Abbott and Costello explain “Unemployment statistics” COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America.ABBOTT: Good Subject. Terrible Times. It’s 9%.COSTELLO: That many people are out of work?ABBOTT: No, that’s 16%.COSTELLO: You just said 9%.... ABBOTT: 9% Unemployed.COSTELLO: Right 9% out of work.ABBOTT...

04-26-2012 05:26 PM


If you had purchased $1000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago,you would have $49.00 today! If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you wouldhave $33.00 today. If you had purchased $1000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago,you would have $0.00 today. But, if you had purchased $1000 worth of beer one year ag...

04-13-2012 02:53 PM

Off topic content, click to see post. - 21 replies

With all the NATIONAL media exposure and statements made by members of Congress, The President, “Reverends” Sharpton and Jackson expressing ”OUTRAGE” in the Zimmerman/Martin case. Where is that same “outrage” over this incident? Elderly couple home invasion Home invasion, killing ended a 65-year roman...

03-25-2012 07:10 AM

There's NO "Milwaukee" in Milwaukee Power Tools - 26 replies

After finding out that my new Milwaukee 6470-21 circular saw was Made in China did some “digging”. It seems that there are damned few if any power tools made in the USA anymore. In this search I found this site. Still Made in the USA Nice to see that there still are several woodworking tool manufacturers still in the USA.

03-23-2012 03:28 PM

"Newest" toy for timber framing - 37 replies

I’ve been looking at a lot of BIG circular saws for doing timber framing. The “Bigfoot” add on based on the Skil worm drive and others. This deal on the Milwaukee 6470-21 was just to good to pass up. List is $592. FREE UPS Next Day Air shipping! It comes with a STEEL case. This thing is a BEAST. Electronic brake, auto stop for ...

03-14-2012 02:56 PM

Osage Orange - 27 replies

For years I have driven by a stand of osage orange along side a back road. About 12 trees near 40 ft tall. Yesterday I found out that the town is CUTTING THEM ALL DOWN. So I went to the site this morning and asked about the wood. “That guy in the white house has got it spoken for” I was told by the town highway dept worker. So I went...

03-13-2012 02:56 PM

Off topic-click to see post - 1 reply

In Vermont you can’t get a drink, a hotel room, or a “civil union” without some form of ID, BUT YOU CAN VOTE! VOTER FRAUD IN VERMONT caught on video Today I see a law in Texas to require voter ID has been squashed by the courts. why? Because it just might curb FRAUD?

03-01-2012 01:32 AM

My first pull saw - 5 replies

I just acquired my first pull saw. A 15” 10 tpi Shark Saw. I was absolutely amazed by how fast and clean it cuts. My reason for this acquisition was for doing timber framing cuts. When I saw that I could cut a 1/8” slice off the end of a 4×4 with literally no tear out it put a BIG smile on my face. So I went a step further and o...

02-07-2012 08:16 PM

Plane blades - 5 replies

I have the opportunity to purchase either a “vintage” USA manufacture or a “Made in England” blade for a Stanley No. 78 rabbet plane. Both are “new”. Which would be the better quailty steel? Or is it the same? Bob

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