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Blog entry by kolwdwrkr posted 1598 days ago 900 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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When sharpening the blade place a towel or moving blanket on the floor under your feet, just because $hit happens. Otherwise you’ll end up with a chipped corner after you just spent all your time polishing the face. Then you’ll have to resist throwing it across the shop, and that can be very difficult after a long crappy day. HTH

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~



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WayneC

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#1 posted 1598 days ago

Is this the voice of experience?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 1598 days ago

Maybe….LOL

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#3 posted 1598 days ago

Sounds like the voice of recent experience! You might even want to go a step further and buy a horse stall mat from your local farm store and use that to stand on and protect dropped tools from hitting the floor too hard. They aren’t terribly expensive ($50 or so), they cover a good amount of space, and they make standing much more comfortable. It’s what I’ll be using in my shop until I can afford to put down some engineered flooring.

-- Ethan, http://thekiltedwoodworker.com

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#4 posted 1598 days ago

Awwww… A fellow thrower of objects that initiate anger…..lol

-- He who laughs last..... makes alot of noise!

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#5 posted 1598 days ago

Throwing objects is dangerous but it feels great

-- GO DAWGS!

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#6 posted 1598 days ago

keith i think you should spend the day in a pain ball gallery…whatever they are…ya run around and shoot things or people…lots of paint balls…man i bet you would be ready for a nice nap when your done and ready to sit down with the world powers and solve the world fighting problem…..lol…...how about some yoga…...cross your legs….point all your finger yips toward the sky…and just hum….....hummmmmmmmmmmmmm…....see…its all better now…lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 1598 days ago

me thnks you talk from kolwd LOL…........

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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