Makin' SawDust

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Blog entry by SawDustJack posted 02-12-2011 10:01 PM 1047 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I recently found this forum in search of something else that has been since forgotten ..
I’m Jack , in central Bama , and makin’ SawDust is just one of several hobbies that consume my spare fun chips ..
Be 54 this year , and been making SawDust mistakes for quite a while now ..
Most of my projects were renovations additions and pieces to use in our 100 year old log , cedar and heart pine home that burned to the ground in May 2007 ..

After that I lost my desire to do this for a long time , and am finally coming back around to makin’ SawDust again ..

I love old hand planes and find them when the prices are right , and refurbish them for my use .. I lost quite a number in the fire and recently acquired three more to start this hobby over again ..

I found a pair of Baileys , a #5 and a #22 , as well as a Millers Falls 14

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#1 posted 02-12-2011 11:17 PM

another handy tool for any shop

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#2 posted 02-12-2011 11:24 PM

Oh, Wow, something like this will surely suck a lot of life and enthusiasm from anyone! I’m glad you are finally coming back around.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 02-13-2011 11:00 AM

Sorry that happened to you. If it was me I don’t think that I would ever woodwork again.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#4 posted 02-14-2011 04:38 PM

Man what can anyone say, except welcome to LJ’s and nice to see the enthusiasim back. That has to be everyones worst nightmare, and unfortunatley you had to live it. Good luck.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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