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Lee Barker

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710 days ago

I think this will be handy on the upcoming rocking chair project.

Clever how the designer got three different flat surfaces and one decreasing radius curved surface on it.

I have PSA paper down to 100 grit.

All that said, and the price appearing, redundantly, in one of the images, it may be a useless implement, at which time the estsimated original price of $12.95 is an irrelevant fact.

I might have blown my allowance on this one.

We’ll see.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"


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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 710 days ago

I have absolutely no idea what this tool is or what it does….but for the price you cannot go wrong.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 710 days ago

Thank you Greg – before I saw your comment I was feeling especially uneducated!

Lee – what wonderful things is this going to do for you?

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Lee Barker

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#3 posted 710 days ago

How silly of me. It’s an Asymmetric Gojaster.

I apologize for the inadvertent omission.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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Cosmicsniper

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#4 posted 710 days ago

Of course! LOL!

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 710 days ago

Asymetric Gojaster. thanks for the laughter , Lee : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Tennessee

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#6 posted 710 days ago

Jeez, and I thought I was looking at the infamous Ronco 4-in-one Sandmate!
Neat score, though. I should spend more time in thrift stores…

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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racerglen

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#7 posted 710 days ago

Thanks Lee, needed that ;-)
Amazing what a person can find in those stores isn’t it !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Bill White

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#8 posted 710 days ago

Asymetry is the norm in my shop. I didn’t plan for it, but really BIG clamps seem to correct it. :)
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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Lee Barker

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#9 posted 710 days ago

Bill, think of the stress and strain on your ligaments that would be as nothing had you the opportunity to reach for the ergonomic handle of your Asymmetric Gojaster. Problem solved, in short.

Paul, please, it’s not a Ronco. Don’t put it in that category; it deserves the respect of any other Ginzu product. if you continue this distasteful diatribe, I shall give Chef Tony your email address.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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Gshepherd

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#10 posted 710 days ago

Make yourself a nice long handle cause it just screams Ice Chipper to me….. Thrift stores are pretty fun to go to cause you never know what you find———- both in merchandise and mainly people…..kinda like closing time at the bar.

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Tennessee

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#11 posted 710 days ago

OK, Lee, you gotta deal on that, but I wish I had Ron Popiel’s money!!

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 709 days ago

Somebody mentioned thrift store? Looks like something for the ice to me, too. LOL. You can never really go wrong with a thrift store …

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bandit571

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#13 posted 709 days ago

Concave the back a bit….now it’s a Shoehorn. Old time cannons used a much larger one of these, to raise or lower the end of the barrel.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Loren

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