The Sawmill #4: an hour short of daylight

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 05-07-2013 02:52 AM 1077 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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We finally gave up tonight. So close we could taste it, but not enough daylight to finish and fire it up. So much tedious little stuff to make sure everything is lined up properly. Optimistic though, ordered a bunch of blades today.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 05-07-2013 02:57 AM

dang monte,i bet that hurts, i know you wanna see this thing fire up and cut, we will hope for tomorrow…dont lay there all night wondering…lol…

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

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#2 posted 05-07-2013 03:07 AM

one more day? Hopefully.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 05-07-2013 03:08 AM

Getting anxious myself. Good luck on it tomorrow.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 05-07-2013 05:00 AM

You’re practicing the three P’s Patience, Persistence and Precision. Better to start fresh in the beginning of the day. Then you can post a video?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 05-07-2013 11:25 AM

All good things come to those who wait. I know you must be “busting” with excitement to get this saw fired up. Good luck and be safe.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 05-07-2013 12:29 PM

IT’s morning…... Get busy we want to see this thing run! Wheeeeeeeeee!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#7 posted 05-07-2013 01:42 PM

Please tell us that you have at least one blade to try that saw out with, or the tension-pun intended- will be unbearable. All the patience and care will be rewarded. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#8 posted 05-08-2013 12:47 AM

Start your engine…..........

-- Norman

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