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#1 posted 04-01-2010 02:53 PM

nice .

better make a shelf to store them right away ,
or you will be looking for the right one endlessly around the shop !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 04-01-2010 02:58 PM

I’m torn between “Hey, this would make a great gag gift” and “Hey, this might actually be useful.” :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 04-01-2010 03:07 PM

That is great. Finally an april fools prank that is useful and purchaseable. I think I’ll stick with using wood scraps for story sticks for now though.

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#4 posted 04-01-2010 03:18 PM

I want one that tells a “happy story”.....like my uncle passed away and left me the sawmill and 300 acres of walnut, cherry, and maple trees with a new timber frame workshop sitting in the middle of it.

Of course I guess it wouldn’t be to happy for my uncle…..

-- Les, Arkansas, www.woodthatrocks.com

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#5 posted 04-01-2010 03:27 PM

Interesting idea but I’ll stick to wood rips.

I can see my doofus arse using the tape and taking a long time to mark something out, then as I always do with a tape measure, allow it to rewind as my big fat thumb is smearing off all the peck marks,crap!

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#6 posted 04-01-2010 04:37 PM

Thats interesting. I think they are exaggerating the size of that fish though. :-)

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 04-01-2010 06:22 PM

Wayne, that gives me an idea!

Men could write in their own “inch” lines and then use it to measure their…. oh, never mind. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 04-01-2010 06:49 PM

L-V always put a lot of work and thought´s
in there tools speciel those they put on the market

1.APRIL

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#9 posted 04-01-2010 07:20 PM

Charlie…that would truly make it a “story” stick..

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#10 posted 04-01-2010 08:47 PM

Hi Wayne -

Way to go – you’re one of the first to notice the fish “error”.... :)

Shoot me your address at rlee@leevalley.com , and I’ll send you a “prize” ....

No guessing what it is now…..

Cheers -

Rob

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#11 posted 04-01-2010 09:03 PM

I think the 7.34 cubit model would be especially handy

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 04-01-2010 09:05 PM

I guess there’s no sense me stopping by later to pick mine up then?

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#13 posted 04-01-2010 10:11 PM

I need the cubit model. I’m laying out an ark. I keep getting splinters in my arm.

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#14 posted 04-02-2010 01:19 AM

I have always worked in cubits. don’t you?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#15 posted 04-02-2010 04:12 AM

I have some money with no numbers on it. I hope they take it.

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