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3 Girls & A Woodworker #8: Father's Day Tool Gloat.....

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Got these for fathers day yesterday, i’ve heard people say that there not “real” marples but honestly i don’t know what “real” ones are….. Can’t wait to make the scarry sharp and put them to work…..

-- John Gray



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Don W

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#1 posted 1131 days ago

nice kids!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Wiggy

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#2 posted 1131 days ago

OOOOOOO….. You are a very spoiled little boy!

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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William

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#3 posted 1131 days ago

Marples?
Real Marples?
Not real Marples?
It doesn’t matter.
I use brand names sometimes to identify what I’m talking about, but I have to tell you, most of the time brand names don’t mean too much. While it may be true that some brands may be better than others (don’t know about Marples, my chisels are el-cheapos that don’t even have names on them), even some of the lesser brands have some products that shine. Guys who will only use certain brands are what I call “tool snobs”. If a tool works, it doesn’t matter what brand name is on it.
Also, it’s a father’s day gift. If you’re happy with them, then the gifter accomplished what they wanted.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 1130 days ago

Beautiful gift! Glad to hear you had a great day and I can’t wait to see what you make with them! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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mafe

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#5 posted 1130 days ago

Congrat dad.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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John_G

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#6 posted 1130 days ago

thanks everyone, i actually picked them out and i love them….. cna’t wait to make something using them soon…..

-- John Gray

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Bob Kollman

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#7 posted 1129 days ago

Dude there not real…..better send them to me…...

:)

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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