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Workshop Ramblings #2: Is that Spring in the Air

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Blog entry by brianinpa posted 1991 days ago 816 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: What Happened to the Warm Weather? Part 2 of Workshop Ramblings series Part 3: Time Well Spent in the "Toy Box" »

Two days in a row that the temps have been in the 40’s or higher! Yesterday was opening day of the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show so not much time was spent in the shop, but today I was agle to get into the shop and see what I had to do to get ready for warmer weather. I spent a little time cleaning the shop and then began the restoration of my newest basket-case: an early 1940’s Dunlap (Craftsman) 4” belt sander.

I wanted to spend the whole day in the shop, but since I did “me” things all day yesterday I spent some time with the wife this afternoon and we went to watch the Canadian Snow Geese at a local wildlife refuge.

If the temps stay in the 40’s/50’s, it will soon be time to start making some saw dust!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.



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rtb

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#1 posted 1991 days ago

dream on… most of feb and all of march is yet to come.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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brianinpa

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#2 posted 1991 days ago

Oh I know what you are saying, but any days that the temps are in the high 40’s are good days.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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EEngineer

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#3 posted 1990 days ago

Yah, I heard the weather report for this weekend and thought “Damn! I’ll get some time to work in the shop this weekend.”

Got up early Saturday morning, made coffee and then CRASH!

We had a lot of wind Saturday morning and it tore off a double storm window and 1/2 the siding on one side of my house! I spent most of the weekend on a ladder and on the phone to my home insurance company. Oh, well, next weekend, we’ll probably be back to snow and freezing.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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