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Blog entry by GaryK posted 05-28-2008 12:08 AM 1915 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yours for only $600

http://easttexas.craigslist.org/tls/695812860.html

28” in diameter!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX



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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 05-28-2008 12:13 AM

I’m speechless! that is one big stone!

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John Gray

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#2 posted 05-28-2008 12:15 AM

$600.00 yeah right. Too steep for my blood. Maybe in an antique shop in a big city…..

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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PaBull

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#3 posted 05-28-2008 12:16 AM

i’ll take it if you bring it and include shipping in the cost.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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brunob

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#4 posted 05-28-2008 12:23 AM

I remember my grandfather had one of those. It was treddle powered.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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RobS

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#5 posted 05-28-2008 12:34 AM

Everything is bigger in East Texas….

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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tenontim

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#6 posted 05-28-2008 12:36 AM

That’s a big chunk of concrete.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 05-28-2008 01:18 AM

I guess that’s for big tools, huh?

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Russel

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#8 posted 05-28-2008 01:40 AM

I’d be interested, but I’m still looking for room to put a bandsaw in my shop.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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GMman

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#9 posted 05-28-2008 01:48 AM

I remember we had one about half maybe 3/4 the size of that one and it was it had a crank one would crank and the other one would sharpen the axe also it was rigged with pedals and had a seat you would sit down pedal to turn the stone and sharpen your axe

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Daren Nelson

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#10 posted 05-28-2008 01:51 AM

I may need that…

-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/

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Scott Bryan

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#11 posted 05-28-2008 02:37 AM

That is a Tormek on steroids.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GMman

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#12 posted 05-28-2008 03:43 AM

I forgot to say we used a part of an old car tire at the bottom to hold the water because those stones needs water all the time

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Douglas Bordner

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#13 posted 05-28-2008 03:51 AM

Not much of a hollow grind with a 14” radius.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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SteveKorz

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#14 posted 05-28-2008 04:45 AM

600 shmazolies? YeeeOuch!...

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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Karson

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#15 posted 05-28-2008 05:01 AM

I’m in. We could send it around like the pen blanks, and everyone could take turns sharpening their Axes.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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