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Blog entry by Steve Kreins posted 125 days ago 836 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a trivia question @ http://lumberjocks.com/topics/59384

Which type of planer is found in more places, used by more people and used by all ages and skill levels?

I guess the Chemo Therapy has effected my brain. I keep getting these weird thoughts related to woodworking.
Many people, all over the world, are doing woodworking and don’t even know it.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!



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TerryDowning

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#1 posted 125 days ago

Some people ahve even made a business out of it.

http://www.artisanalpencilsharpening.com/bio.html
And the video that launched it

-- - Terry

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paxorion

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#2 posted 125 days ago

Awesome, so every school kid who has used a pencil sharpener can claim to be a woodworker ;-)

-- paxorion

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DIYaholic

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#3 posted 125 days ago

Since I can sharpen a pretty mean pencil….
That makes me a master craftsman!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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dbhost

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#4 posted 125 days ago

I actually have one of the hand crank ones mounted to the library cabinet in my shop. I never thought of it so much as a shop tool though. It was more a deal of LOML didn’t like the smell of Cedar shavings in the home office…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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BinghamtonEd

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#5 posted 125 days ago

Is there a Japanese pencil plane that you spin the other way?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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Steve Kreins

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#6 posted 124 days ago

No Ed, but there is an Australian version that goes backwards.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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BinghamtonEd

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#7 posted 124 days ago

I hope when my daughter gets to grade school, she’s bragging to her friends about her finely tuned pencil sharpener that gives gossamer shavings measured down to the micron. I guess I’ll just keep dreamin.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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hoosier0311

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#8 posted 122 days ago

This is where somebody says ” hey you can get one at Harbor Freight for 1/2 of what you paid for that dowell planer”

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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Steve Kreins

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#9 posted 122 days ago

Hey hoosier0311, you can get two for the price of one at Harbor Freight! Or you can order off Sears.com and they will send you panty hose in the wrong size and probably with runners.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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