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Bob #2

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07-16-2008 02:03 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tip humor

The venerable Makita timber circular saw.


Here’s how to use it.

Bob

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


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ChicoWoodnut

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#1 posted 07-16-2008 02:29 AM

THAT THING LOOKS SCARY!

Where do you run when it kicks bacK. I think full body armor is appropriate

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#2 posted 07-16-2008 02:33 AM

16” blade. Lee was talking about one at his picnic this year.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 07-16-2008 02:34 AM

where can i get one of those? that is awesome! i’d feel a little intimidated holding that thing though.

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#4 posted 07-16-2008 02:41 AM

wow! thats kinda scary.

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Chris

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#5 posted 07-16-2008 03:07 AM

Just kinda scary??? That’s a lot of blade spinning with only you holding it… Ouch!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 07-16-2008 03:23 AM

We sell these in our store. Our customers are always quite impressed. Yes, they are %&$#’n scary.

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teenagewoodworker

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#7 posted 07-16-2008 03:25 AM

you better have a good hand because i was thinking if you go just a little out of square you better run for the hills!

hey thats a good sonG by iron maiden!

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ChicoWoodnut

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#8 posted 07-16-2008 03:25 AM

I hope they soft start LOL. That brings some of those old cartoons to mind. The ones where the operator spins around the tool instead of vice versa

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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SteveKorz

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#9 posted 07-16-2008 03:31 AM

Wow… I bet plunge cutting is a bear! (I wouldn’t try it… lol)

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#10 posted 07-16-2008 03:38 AM

Imagine the kickback that thing would create.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#11 posted 07-16-2008 04:36 AM

HA, I’ve got some old LP’s I could play on that thing…

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#12 posted 07-16-2008 06:08 AM

They are scary, For sure.

Lee

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#13 posted 07-16-2008 08:06 AM

That thing would be a lot safer if you put it in a metal enclosure and had some jigging to present the work to the blade squarely…oh…er… ah…never mind.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#14 posted 07-16-2008 08:07 AM

Yeah, real scary!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#15 posted 07-16-2008 08:44 AM

not to put you off, but I no a guy who had half his arm ripped off when one of those kicked back!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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