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Forum topic by Cantputjamontoast posted 12-04-2010 02:29 AM 1476 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-04-2010 02:29 AM

Topic tags/keywords: jig sharpening chisel plane resource

I’m thinking Scary Sharp here.

There is a countertop place that is close to my house.

If you buy the MK II from Veritas(or develop some other “bevel keeper”) and some abrasive paper all you need is a flat stone.

As long as you have some time for me to dumpster dive and you will pay the postage I am pretty sure I can get you a stone.

Please PM me if you are interested. You will have to be patient if I get flooded with requests.

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#1 posted 12-04-2010 05:11 AM

I appreciate the offer. However, the going price for plate glass is $12.00 per square foot. Yes, there is a risk of breakage but I mount mine on a plywood frame to reduce the risk. I doubt that you could ship counter top granite for less than $12.00 per square foot.

Thank you for the offer.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 12-05-2010 01:09 AM

Whereabouts are you located? Your profile says near Albany, and I’m over in Syracuse. If you’re close enough, it might be more worth my while.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#3 posted 12-05-2010 02:28 AM

I’ve got a tempered glass, approx 18 X 24 inches, complete with aluminum frame, from Habitat for Humanity for $3. t was from a wrecked storm door. They always have 12×12 ceramic tiles with a nice flat face, for a buck or 2. It’s a very generous offer though, Cant! Hey, your avatar, is that from “1941”?

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#4 posted 12-06-2010 02:18 AM

yes 1941

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#5 posted 12-06-2010 10:52 PM

I’m in Albany as well. If you would be so kind as to tell me where this place is,I could do my own diving. Thanks!!

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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