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Blog entry by Critterman posted 268 days ago 597 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some may question it, but I think I just passed a test. Woodworker creativity with clamps. Having a good day in my new house, cooking some dinner and realized…Oh oh…I haven’t installed my can opener yet…LOL You can NEVER have too many clamps people…LOL

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#1 posted 268 days ago

Improvise, adapt, and overcome! Well done.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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#2 posted 268 days ago

well you certainly found the solution, but where is the can you were going to open, details man , details…lol…well i hope it was some beans, all woodworkers love and eat beans, especially if you had to go through a divorce, most are not left with anything else besides beans…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 268 days ago

I would just run the can through my bandsaw…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#4 posted 268 days ago

LOL, Yes, adapt and overcome is exactly it. Sorry Grizz no beans, tomatoes, sause, and puree for a macorroni soup…I’ve upgraded from divorce beans already…LOL Greg, yeah, but I can’t get to my bandsaw and eeee gads what a mess on the saw table :>) What is really funny is it worked really well…and yes…dinner came out really well too. Thanks guys!

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#5 posted 267 days ago

The bandsaw works great on ribs too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 267 days ago

awww man mike, dont start on ribs, i love ribs, im going to get the smoker out on wednesday and smoke the turkey, i wont need any clamps on that…..just a fork…LOL…HAPPY THANKSGIVING JIM AND MIKE AND ALL YOU GUYS…..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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