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patron

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218 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor

i have a job here in coloraado
to replace a door on a shed

the new one is too narrow by 1”
and to short by 3”
and the hinges are on the wrong side
the casing is tilted bad
from the building settling

my question for all you today

what plane should i use to do this

a veritas #4
or a stanley #7

any advice is greatly appreciated

HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAYS !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle


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lew

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#1 posted 218 days ago

I would use one of these-

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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SPalm

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#2 posted 218 days ago

Boeing 737

and choose one headed for Hawaii

Merry Christmas David,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Manitario

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#3 posted 218 days ago

I’d rebuild the shed to fit the door!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Box

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#4 posted 218 days ago

you have your work cut out for this door…It is a project like this that separates the men from the boys…

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Gary

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#5 posted 218 days ago

The short answer is….. yes

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Greg In Maryland

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#6 posted 218 days ago

What’s wrong with the existing door? It has patina and looks marvelous!

Greg

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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 218 days ago

All I can say is they picked the right man for the job !
Go get’em Patron !
(and good luck…lol)

-- Having fun...Eric

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Grumpymike

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#8 posted 218 days ago

Hmmmm, looks like a lot of shims ….

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Gene Howe

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#9 posted 218 days ago

I have faith, David.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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littlecope

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#10 posted 218 days ago

While the Veritas #4 would surely give you good results
and the Stanley #7 is suitable for almost any application
I would recommend the Fulton #47 1/2, a fearless plane,
unafraid of settled buildings and too-short lumber…

As ever, just do the best you can, but don’t take all day!

And I agree with Greg, what’s wrong with the door that’s already there?
It even has the Doggie Door built-in! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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sras

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#11 posted 218 days ago

I believe Caterpillar makes a good tool for this job ;) Merry Christmas!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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GaryL

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#12 posted 218 days ago

How about this Stanley #10 …..pound….

If it don’t fit, get a bigger hammer…..16#

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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Gerald Thompson

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#13 posted 218 days ago

That is a perfectly good pet door. Don’t ruin it.

-- Jerry

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#14 posted 218 days ago

It is quite plain that any plane will be insufficient to make the corrections necessary. I believe you will need to rough it out with a model 7 chainsaw.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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grizzman

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#15 posted 218 days ago

well, you first need to get a laser and re shoot the whole thing, then get a level….and use it, the only way you know how….and then….only as you can, make it happen…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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