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Larry Buskirk

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Larry Buskirk last won the day on November 7 2018

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About Larry Buskirk

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    Master Carpenter
  • Birthday 03/17/1958


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    Bristol Wisconsin
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    You got me, you figure it out!
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    We the unwilling, lead by the unknowing, have done so much with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing!

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  1. Larry Buskirk

    Tabs on the Weather...

    Yes, but the wife prefers a coffee maker. We made our first pot this morning on the stove.
  2. Larry Buskirk

    No 51. Shoot Board Plane (Lie Nielsen)

    Derek, Very interesting read, now I know what the one my neighbor found is, and it's specialized use. Thank You.
  3. Larry Buskirk

    Repurposing A Silver Box (New PC Build)

    Thanks Lew, It seems as if customizing PC's has diminished in the past few years. There used to be a lot more of it going on, but with the tablets, etc. taking over the mainstream sales of computing devices the Desktop PC has fallen along the wayside. I myself don't care for anything with a touch screen, or motion sensor. They simply don't see me. Same goes for the faucets, and hand driers that are supposed to come on when you wave your hand under them. I've had people watch me try to get these things to work, and on several occasions had the person wave their hand under them to get them to work. Their response is sometimes funny because the darned things will work fine for them, but not for me.
  4. Larry Buskirk

    Tabs on the Weather...

    We went and got a new one this morning.
  5. Larry Buskirk

    Tabs on the Weather...

    We'll take it!!! Please send it our way.
  6. Larry Buskirk

    Tabs on the Weather...

    We made it to 36 today, with rain for most of the day. The warmer temps, and rain have gotten rid of about a foot of the snow build up. I wouldn't want to have to drive anywhere when this mess refreezes. I can now get to the well access hatch. Friday looks to be the best day to pull the well pipes, and find out what's up with it. The coffee maker decided to leak from the bottom. ... Anything but the coffee maker. ......
  7. Larry Buskirk

    Repurposing A Silver Box (New PC Build)

    Todays progress. Our luck continues... Now the coffee maker has died, it decided to leak from the bottom... Anything but the coffee maker... On a positive note the warmer temps, and most of the days rain eliminated about a foot of the snow build up. So what is he doing now??? This needs some improvement. The neighbor found the Brass corners last evening, and gave them to me this morning when I went over to refill the water jugs. The hinges, and other items I already had on hand. So I decided to make a door for the front panel. The concave area is to clear the DPST toggle switch handle. And now for a front view of the door. And the door set into place. It still needs some more polishing work, but I think it's a good improvement. That's about it for today. So until later.
  8. Larry Buskirk

    No 51. Shoot Board Plane (Lie Nielsen)

    John, It looked like the second photo you posted.
  9. Larry Buskirk

    No 51. Shoot Board Plane (Lie Nielsen)

    John, I'll have to look at it again, but it looks very similar to the one you showed in an earlier post. He found it complete, in the original box. We both knew it was some kind of plane, but were unsure of it's purpose. He has all kinds of unusual planes that I'm not that familiar with.
  10. Larry Buskirk

    Tabs on the Weather...

    Stick, We've had ENOUGH!!! KEEP IT YOUR WAY PLEASE!!!
  11. Larry Buskirk

    No 51. Shoot Board Plane (Lie Nielsen)

    John, Now I know what that plane my neighbor has is. He found a Stanley when he was out picking.
  12. Larry Buskirk

    Tabs on the Weather...

    28 at 7:10 AM and snowing, with forecast for morning snow, mid-day frizzle, and afternoon/evening drizzle. So much for working on the well today!
  13. Larry Buskirk

    first show...

    Good luck MaDeuce, There are not many shows in my area, and the ones there are charge way to much to participate. One show has a $500.00 attendance fee. However the attendance at these shows has dwindled due to the low turnout of participants. Maybe the sponsors will figure this out,..but then again probably not.
  14. Larry Buskirk

    Repurposing A Silver Box (New PC Build)

    Thanks Lew, I think the covers give the inside a much cleaner/finished look. And to think my neighbor wanted to turn in the Copper for scrap. Thanks Dave, We're not totally without water, but it's a bit more work to get it. Of course it depends on the weather,...todays forecast...Morning SNOW, Mid-Day Frizzle, Afternoon/Evening Drizzle. I've got a few more tricks up my sleeves, but they will have to wait until I get the well working again.
  15. Larry Buskirk

    Hello everyone!

    Welcome to the site doublej, Very nice work.

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