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Forum topic by jumbojack posted 02-25-2016 03:31 PM 781 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-25-2016 03:31 PM

Went to the Dr today, my yearly visit. He asked me why all of the hair on my left arm was gone.
Seems the day before I had sharpened ALL of the kitchen knives, four chisels and three plane irons. He shook his head and we moved on, I guess that whippersnapper sends his knives OUT to be sharpened.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#1 posted 02-25-2016 08:51 PM

I use my thumbnail to test for sharpness. Put the edge against your thumbnail. A sharp tool bites in with very little pressure. A dull tool slides without grabbing.

Years ago when I used to sharpen a lot of knives, my left thumbnail was thinner than my right from all of the micro nicks from testing knives.

-- Steve

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#2 posted 02-25-2016 09:54 PM


-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 02-25-2016 10:04 PM

Thanks, I needed the laugh

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

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#4 posted 02-26-2016 12:22 AM


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 02-26-2016 04:20 AM

Dr. visits can lead to good things sometimes. Woodworking came up and it lead to a nice commission, which lead to another order when I went to buy fasteners. For once I made money from a Dr. visit instead of paying a bundle.

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#6 posted 02-26-2016 06:51 AM

Best laugh of the day! reminded me of when I got my water stones and did some learning! Borrowed some old tool box chisels to a buddy, warned him they were sharp, he came back with a bandage on his thumb.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#7 posted 03-01-2016 01:55 PM

my 70 year old aunt and while sprayin oven cleaner in the oven decided to light a cigarette. the ball of flame smoothed out the wrinkles on her face for about a coupla weeks then they came back, this was last year she still has no eyebrows….im 59 with a full head of hair my daughter asked me why I still have all my hair, I told her only the women in our family go bald,,,oh the look on her face hehe

-- vonfalken

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