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Re: [MedievalSawdust] RE: rebuilding the workshop

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  • paul
    While I love old power tools, My newest toy is an old hand crank drill press, I just need to find a post to mount it on. My blacksmiting buddy from down the
    Message 1 of 25 , Apr 22, 2005
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      While I love old power tools, My newest toy is an old hand crank drill
      press, I just need to find a post to mount it on. My blacksmiting buddy
      from down the block keeps offering to let me put it up in her forge room
      but somehow I just don't trust her.

      Paul

      Bill McNutt wrote:

      >Harken, hear, and heed.
      >
      >If it is lore of old power tools ye need, I can direct ye.
      >
      >But beware, for this way lies danger. The gentles I am sending you to
      >have lost their way.
      >
      >They used to be woodworkers, but the passion for "old arn" bites without
      >warning, and bites deep. Oh, certes, occasionally one of these lads will
      >remember why we MAKE sawdust, and will turn out a decent piece, but they
      >are far happier re-wiring switches and restoring old equipment.
      >
      >They were very helpful to me in getting an old 6" jointer back into
      >working order not too far back. And I'm looking at re-wiring my wife's
      >grandfather's industrial Tannewitz bandsaw.
      >
      >But I can quit any time I want.
      >
      >Hie thee to www.owwm.com. They call this the Mothersite, wherein old
      >manuals are scanned and stored. It's open to the public at no cost.
      >You can also join the discussion list.
      >
      >Just don't say I didn't warn you.
      >
      >Master Will
      >http://tech.cls.utk.edu/wood
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