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Why did I choose the nickname Jawhorse?

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Blog entry by Mark Whitsitt posted 03-30-2010 08:41 PM 851 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, strictly speaking, it was an accident, but I decided to keep it anyway. All of the good names are already taken, and I’m really no good at generating clever and creative nicknames. So, I was looking at a couple of pictures to upload to a Project page, and I saw my new Jawhorse in one of the pics. I wondered if that name was taken, and obviously, it wasn’t. So, not the optimal name, but fitting and one I can get used to.

Here is my new Jawhorse used as a miter saw stand… it’s also a 48” x 24” work table, with the right fixture in the clamp… Since my shop is in the garage, I don’t have a dedicated space and everything has to break down or fold up or tuck away. The Jawhorse lets me have a variety of tool stands without taking up a ton of space. Plus, it is a very nice clamping stand as is!

I really like this device and it really is what they claim in their advertisements! I’d recommend it if you’re interested.

Peace!
Mark

-- -- "there are many good reasons to use old hand tools, but moral superiority is NOT one of them..."



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Derek Lyons

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#1 posted 03-31-2010 12:20 AM

Which is why I’ve used my real name for years… No need to hide behind a pseudonym.

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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#2 posted 03-31-2010 06:01 AM

glad i ask…

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

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#3 posted 03-31-2010 02:03 PM

I have a jawhorse quite a versital item. I have used mine for a lot of things..

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

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