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Forum topic by Smitty_Cabinetshop posted 02-09-2018 07:00 PM 2585 views 0 times favorited 31 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-09-2018 07:00 PM

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --


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#1 posted 02-09-2018 07:14 PM

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#2 posted 02-09-2018 07:17 PM

I want to know HOW MUCH can you put in before people notice!!! Got a link to the results??
(that kid is going to go far in this world :)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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#3 posted 02-09-2018 07:18 PM

I wonder if the variables accounted for different kinds of wood for the sawdust. As in, how much pine, walnut, cherry, oak, pecan, etc. did that young man put down in the name of science?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#4 posted 02-09-2018 07:27 PM

Well….My wife was told that grated cheese is packaged with saw dust to keep it from clumping. Called “cellulose” on the label. Bon appetite’

-- Rick

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#5 posted 02-09-2018 08:09 PM

That’s one way to make a wood …stool….....

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#6 posted 02-09-2018 11:31 PM

anyone that has ever eaten oatmeal on a US Navy Destroyer
or attached to a Navy Sea Bee Battalion knows this has been done already.

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#7 posted 02-10-2018 07:15 AM

Beware the toxic woods. There are lists. Look them up. Any kind of Rosewood, for example. Padauk.Look them up.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 02-10-2018 12:24 PM

Rosewoods and Paduak are not tozic
From wood database

Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, rosewood in the Dalbergia genus has been reported as a sensitizer. Usually most common reactions simply include eye, skin, and respiratory irritation. See the articles Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.

http://www.wood-database.com/wood-articles/wood-allergies-and-toxicity/

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#9 posted 02-10-2018 04:18 PM

I love the taste of sawdust in the morning.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#10 posted 02-10-2018 04:25 PM

John Smith——SO True!!!!!!
LOL

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#11 posted 02-10-2018 04:34 PM

This is great! It reminds me of a related study by IKEA, “How much Rice Krispies can you put in furniture before people notice?”

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#12 posted 02-10-2018 06:39 PM

Hmmm You just suggested a whole new market – different types of wood sawdust for different purposes:

Rice Crispys with walnut sawdust for parasite control;

Rice Crispys with poplar sawdust for regularity;

Rice Crispys with oak, walnut, maple (flavoring) and so on for sawdust making addicts;

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I wonder if the variables accounted for different kinds of wood for the sawdust. As in, how much pine, walnut, cherry, oak, pecan, etc. did that young man put down in the name of science?

- Smitty_Cabinetshop


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#13 posted 02-10-2018 09:05 PM

Didn’t McDonalds’ get caught a few years back for some sort of filler in there hamburgers?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#14 posted 02-10-2018 10:01 PM

Didn t McDonalds get caught a few years back for some sort of filler in there hamburgers?
- Andre

No, not in the way you are thinking:
From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

Here is a good one from Prevention Magazine:
31 Foods You're Eating That Contain Sawdust

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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#15 posted 02-12-2018 02:40 PM

What grade did you get on that science project Smitty?

-- ~Tony

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