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SORRY GRANDPA !

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Blog entry by canadianchips posted 03-08-2012 02:47 PM 5669 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used to play in Grandpa’s workshop. Ever time he caught me hitting something in a vise he would point and say THAT IS WHAT THE ANVIL if for.
Now I know a lot of you know I am Grandpa and proud that the littlest one is interested in what I do.(My shadow)
BUT SHE was NOT the one that did this. IT was ME !
And I didn’t hit it very hard. Just often.!
Another challenge ahead of me. Fire up the forge, were gonna do some blacksmithin’ Whoo Hoo my second favorite hobby !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"



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Grandpa

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#1 posted 03-08-2012 02:53 PM

Well, now you will have something else to show us. A repaired wood working vise.

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stefang

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#2 posted 03-08-2012 04:52 PM

Just goes to show, you should have listened to your old grandpa, he knew what he was talking about.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 03-09-2012 12:13 AM

he would have screamed …... I TOLD YOU … USE THE ANVIL
now its time to tell your shadow a story and show her why its so importen
then I´m pretty sure she will tell you USE THE ANVIL evrytime you forget it :-)

good luck with the fixing

Dennis

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 03-11-2012 05:50 AM

No wonder!! Get a machinist vise for hitting ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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TCCcabinetmaker

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#5 posted 03-11-2012 06:01 AM

Well if you can’t put it back together, then here’s a link to a place where you can find the parts, which is often a very difficult thing to do.
http://www.adjustableclamp.com/vises.aspx

-- The mark of a good carpenter is not how few mistakes he makes, but rather how well he fixes them.

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