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Thread: Lipstick on Pigs?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Under MI thumb

    Lipstick on Pigs?

    Perhaps, but I'm happy with them. Cheap saws, in a woeful state, were given to me by my big brother for possible scraper stock. Both saws had THTs (truly horrible totes,Jeff). The larger one had a broken handle (sorry no pic) and the smaller is pictured before renovation. First saw handles for me. Wood is from a Sugar Maple we used to enjoy. Finish is BLO. The longer one I filed rip, the shorter crosscut. Both cut very nicely. Thanks for looking.

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    Great save. I have a Great Neck #5 plane that my neighbor in California had and couldn't do a thing with. I little sharpening some tuning and it's a great user..
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward


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