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Old 02-24-2012, 04:45 PM   #76
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From a link on that pr0n site of yours.
You know how people say "Ooh, I want one of those."? Well, I need one of these:
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Anyway, I would say to him "Hey, what is your favorite kind of candy to package, because you look to me like you prefer packing fudge."

That should totally take his mind off the whole racist thing.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:03 PM   #77
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ahh... I'm done chopping wood now.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:50 PM   #78
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start carrying water, then.
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Anyway, I would say to him "Hey, what is your favorite kind of candy to package, because you look to me like you prefer packing fudge."

That should totally take his mind off the whole racist thing.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:08 PM   #79
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:01 AM   #80
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I'm with F3 on the price. No less than $4-5k and as much as $8k. Maybe as high as $10-$12k depending on how much of a name John White is. (I don't keep up with the collector market.) It is a full-on art knife. It will not be used. Never. Okay, it might if you are very rich or you are just slicing scraps of paper.
Thanks, those prices are believable, but I think 40 hours is way short, 120 is believable since he had to start over when he was way along with the blade.

Slicing paper, or perhaps Mr. Boddy in the Library.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:04 AM   #81
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From a link on that pr0n site of yours.
You know how people say "Ooh, I want one of those."? Well, I need one of these:
I want to do that when I grow up.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:51 AM   #82
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I want to do that when I grow up.
That was awesome.
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:52 AM   #83
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You know how people say "Ooh, I want one of those."? Well, I need one of these.
Very cool. I'm pretty impressed that the axe head was constructed traditionally. A lot of folks just make the entire thing out of steel, instead of splitting mild steel and welding in steel at the edge.

Making some hammers and axes is on my list of things to try, when I can find some room in the supplies budget.

I've been making a few nails here and there to practice hammer control. It takes me 5-10 minutes for each one. Fun and good practice, but those nails are expensive!
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:57 AM   #84
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People used to burn down their cabins when they moved so they could collect the nails for the next cabin they'd build.
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Anyway, I would say to him "Hey, what is your favorite kind of candy to package, because you look to me like you prefer packing fudge."

That should totally take his mind off the whole racist thing.
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:13 AM   #85
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People used to burn down their cabins when they moved so they could collect the nails for the next cabin they'd build.
That reminded me of Jonathan Nedbor. He came to teach at a local blacksmith workshop last year. His home/shop is in High Falls, NY. He is a student of Dutch Colonial ironwork.

He talked about this and how nails retrieved this way would be straightened by children.

Unfortunately he has no web presence. If you are ever down in his neck of the woods, I would stop by.
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:51 AM   #86
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I'm trying to get my children to sort my miscellaneous fasteners into broad categories. nails, screws, bolts. They are pretty good, but the attention span isn't there. Maybe I should put an audio book on for them...
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Old 02-25-2012, 02:50 PM   #87
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People used to burn down their cabins when they moved so they could collect the nails for the next cabin they'd build.
and to light the way forward, eh?
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Old 02-25-2012, 03:50 PM   #88
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and to light the way forward, eh?
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Anyway, I would say to him "Hey, what is your favorite kind of candy to package, because you look to me like you prefer packing fudge."

That should totally take his mind off the whole racist thing.
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Old 02-25-2012, 05:54 PM   #89
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ahh... I'm done chopping wood now.
"Chopping wood", eh? That what you teenagers are calling it nowadays?
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:50 PM   #90
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I've got the first of two knives for classicman finished, packed and ready to ship tomorrow. It's going to BigV for a sheath.

When I've got my pennies lined up, I want to start making my own sheaths. I think I'll start with Kydex/thermoform sheeting sheaths. Which leads me to the next round of porn. Covering up that naked steel:
http://www.dorsetwoodlandblades.co.uk/howtokydex.htm

(Warning: These are somewhat in-depth, from what I've watched so far.)
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