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Just for Fun... #72: Sometimes, the ideas just fall from the Sky...

491 days ago by littlecope | 23 comments »

The Roof on our Apartment building sustained a little damage this past Winter. After the snow melted, I found the remains of two Slate shingles, out of the hundreds that are up there… The one in the front didn’t survive the fall, but the one in the back put me of a mind to make something, if I can only square it up a little…Back in my landscaping days, in the late “70’s, we cut tons of Granite for Walkways and Stairs. It’s a lot of work, but relatively e...

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Billiard Slate #1: 2 Slate Sets For Sale

1087 days ago by MDRoehl | 1 comment »

Hi all, Over the years I have come across two separate slate sets and was wondering if any one was interested it purchasing them. Here are the links to my postings on Craigslist. This one is 3/4” thick slate: http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/for/2535416251.html This one is 1” thick slate: http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/for/2535410084.html Let me know if you are interested. 952-250-1530. Thanks and happy building!

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Thorsen Table contest #9: where there's a Lumberjock, there's a way...

2648 days ago by scottb | 14 comments »

I decided that I was going to finish the table yesterday. As I eluded to in my shop tour, the top is slate, specifically a piece of an old school chalkboard. (I have 4 or 5 large pieces courtesy of my grandfather). Months ago I hung up a 2x3 (ish) piece in the kitchen with a couple screws, it drilled really easy and cleanly. I expected to be able to cut this with my jigsaw, but I meant to pick up (or look for) something else - just in case, when I was out getting a few things at the Bi...

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