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Hand Tools.... #2: Okay...so my #7 is on the way...

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Blog entry by speakerscott posted 2417 days ago 570 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just got word that my #7 I bought is being mailed…is it wrong to be this excited? I gotta go build more room into the hand plane storage shelf?

It’s a wards-master…but it was only $20…so if I can tune it to a good user…I’m $ ahead…

Scott

-- Scott, Austin-Texas...



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Mike Lingenfelter

496 posts in 2700 days


#1 posted 2417 days ago

No it’s not wrong. When I get that email with a tracking number for a new tool I ordered, I get giddy.

The other day I ordered a new marking gauge and it was missing a couple set screws for the mortise blades. I got the email with the tracking number for the set screws and got excited :).

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Harold

310 posts in 2434 days


#2 posted 2417 days ago

That’s pretty good, I check the tracking numbers also, it’s picked up(good) it’s in NJ, it left NJ, it’s on the west coast, It has left the west coast,(that’s 500 mph and 2500 miles,hmmm) I try and calculate the time the plane should pass overhead and go outside with the binoculars, just on the chance I see the plane by, just to make shur all the doors are closed and all, it’s on Oahu and finally it makes to the big island and I call UPS and offer to meet the driver somewhere, because I know I could shave one, maybe two hours off the delivery.
So as far as being excited, I’m afraid you are alittle too calm.

-- If knowledge is not shared, it is forgotten.

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Mike Lingenfelter

496 posts in 2700 days


#3 posted 2417 days ago

I love it! I wish they’d let see the GPS tracking info, I know they have on their trucks!

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Hawgnutz

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#4 posted 2416 days ago

Ahh, gotta love the new tool expectations! My father warned me about that. He told me that once I got into woodworking I would always want a new/better/unique tool to some job better/faster/safer/more efficiently. Boy was he right! Ain’t it grand!

God Bless,
Hawg

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 2416 days ago

Yep, that’s part of the fun.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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