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Gerald Thompson

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151 days ago

I know I believe I know where I put it, but I’M not sure I realize where I thought I put it is not where it is.

That explains my misplaced LVLA Jack iron that I honed while standing at my work bench. I have no recall of ever taking it anywhere after I was done with it. I honed my smoother, waxed it all up and reinstalled the iron. I was going to do the same with the jack iron but it was gone. There is no one in the house to play tricks on me but me.
My wife has searched high and low and she can’t find it. So if the mystery ever unfolds I will report back.
My next item to do is go have an electric hat put on me.

-- Jerry


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freddy1962

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#1 posted 151 days ago

That’s creepy…got goosebumps lol

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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dawsonbob

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#2 posted 151 days ago

I would laugh if I hadn’t done similar things. In my case I attribute it to old age.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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Gerald Thompson

361 posts in 871 days


#3 posted 151 days ago

Well I am playing the back nine but I have had this sort of thing happen to me for a long time. That is one reason I have a very sharp chip breaker on one of my planes.

-- Jerry

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MT_Stringer

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#4 posted 151 days ago

Check the Fridge!

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 151 days ago

I am not sure, but I think it is JACK’s fault. After all, Dr. Daniels does such things… trust me… I used to know…

;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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dawsonbob

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#6 posted 151 days ago

Mr. Johnnie Walker used to do it to me, way back in the day. No longer keep company with Mr. Walker, so that excuse is gone.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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Don W

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#7 posted 151 days ago

Well, I keep Jack around so I have someone to blame it on, but truth be told, I don’t think its him, at least not all the time.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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HorizontalMike

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#8 posted 151 days ago

I hear ya’ Bob, I gave up on Dr. Daniels as it was just too expensive for his house-calls. I found a lay-person in Mr. Jim Beam, who was more than willing to cater to my extreme needs. Mr. Beam is a nice guy…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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dawsonbob

381 posts in 392 days


#9 posted 151 days ago

I stopped associating with those folks many years ago: we were just getting too friendly. But I remember the times we had. Oh, the stories I could tell!

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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Bill White

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#10 posted 150 days ago

I have it, and ya can’t get it back. Now, what do I do with this thing? :)
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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DocBailey

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#11 posted 150 days ago

Is your smoother, by any chance, also an LV—as in the BU smoother?

And doesn’t that plane take the exact same blades as the LV LA jack?

Just sayin’ ...

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WayneC

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#12 posted 150 days ago

Buy another blade. When you find the original, you can grind it to a different angle.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Gerald Thompson

361 posts in 871 days


#13 posted 150 days ago

My smoother is a LV 41/2. I don’t grind blades. I burned up a bunch of old ones trying to master it but I gave up. I lack a lot of talents. Can’t even play hide ‘n seek.

-- Jerry

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woodchuckerNJ

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#14 posted 150 days ago

Check the garbage. I had something wind up in the garbage the other day. It fell in there and I never heard it drop.

-- Jeff NJ

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TheDane

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#15 posted 150 days ago

If something has to be lost, it might as well be sharp (don’t ask me how I know).

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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