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Forum topic by ShipWreck posted 04-01-2012 06:15 PM 1622 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ShipWreck

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04-01-2012 06:15 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

This one does anyways. It is a old Disston 2 man.

I found it in the attic of a abandoned house that I recovered for the bank. It should look good up on the wall.


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#1 posted 04-02-2012 12:35 PM

for dovetails you’ll need to sharpen it with a finer cut. :-)

We’ll want a blog on the re-sharpen!

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#2 posted 04-02-2012 03:31 PM

Will you be cutting the dovetails by yourself or will you have a helper? ;-|

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#3 posted 04-02-2012 03:36 PM

Haha, just curious how large the dovetails you’re cutting are. :-)

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#4 posted 04-02-2012 04:07 PM

Building a Morovian house are you? Dovetailed log frame.

Awesome post. I have been looking for a good two man saw for a while.

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#5 posted 04-02-2012 06:55 PM

The owner who was giving up the house actually left it for me. I usually hate recovering properties, but this guy made things a breeze. We had a few conversations about his pictures of old time logging in Maine. I had to inspect the property before I gave him his check….. “cash for keys”. I found this in the attic and reminded him that he forgot it. He said: No I didnt, and its yours if ya want it.

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