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oldwoodie

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About oldwoodie

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  • Birthday 02/19/1943

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  • First Name
    Jim
  • My Location
    Upstate S.C. and N. E. Ga.
  • Gender
    Male
  • My skill level is
    Beginner
  • Favorite Quote
    For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

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  1. oldwoodie

    Antique Parks Bandsaw Restoration Project

    Dang! If you would do that to your own thumb, what would you do to someone else's!
  2. oldwoodie

    Another refurb from Wapak

    You can use those slick hacksaw blades for small knives! Looks good when you put a deer antler on for handle!
  3. oldwoodie

    Lie Nielsen No. 51 Shooting Plane

    So, are there a lot of difference in wood planes? I thought they are just holders for a blade. So, what's the great difference in how a Stanley or Fulton or Craftsman, or maybe a Buck Brothers with a sharp blade and set just right going to shave wood? I have no LN or LV, so I cannot compare them to all the different ones I do have. SO, ARE
  4. oldwoodie

    New CA glue that we need.

    So, where do you get the blue light? I don't think my dentist will loan me his!
  5. oldwoodie

    Too many drills?

    Do you have a Stanley Defiance drill? You probably already know the story: The King of England laughed and said that Mr. Stanley would starve and ask to return to England, so Stanley made a line of tools with the Defiance label in defiance of the King! I do have one with all the bits, and they are not the spiral type either, so it must be fairly old.
  6. oldwoodie

    Electrolysis rust removal

    I've used it on several different tools, and it worked great! I also have a sandblast cabinet, and it has done well also.
  7. oldwoodie

    Deleted

    Hot? It was 58 degrees in north eastern Georgia mountains this morning! Heh heh heh!
  8. I quit working for nothing. Now I have all the free time I want. and they can find some other sucker. My machinery, time, and overhead is gonna be on the bill too!
  9. oldwoodie

    Ouch, Table Saw Hit

    I guess I have been extremely fortunate since I have been using an old Walker Turner Cabinet saw for almost 30 years without a splitter, and have had no kickbacks.
  10. oldwoodie

    Adirondack Rocker Plan

    I built a few some years ago, but I just looked at some pics, and built them to suit myself.
  11. oldwoodie

    Got a Cart From Grizzly

    Don't know how much you paid for it, but if it was very much, you probably could have built a real cart for less money! Talking about Harbor Fright, it looks like they are following in the footsteps of Sears: They sold Craftsman as their best brand, and then, they started bringing in a cheaper line they named Sears. Course HF is backwards from how Sears did it. They came out with el cheapos, and now they are offering supposedly better quality tools for a lot higher prices. In all of this, where will we ever win?
  12. oldwoodie

    Working Leather?

    I cut some old leather gloves to fit my chisels, but I have never needed to cover my turning gouges.
  13. oldwoodie

    Volunteers Website

    Thanks, but I am just a Southern Baptist missionary that was assigned the task of helping anyone that has needs. I have retired from the North American Mission Board, but I cannot retire until the devil does! Well, this is what I decided: I will contact the professor that helped me a few years ago. He called Amanda, a student of his, and told her that she had to do a ten week internship as a summer missionary or she was going to fail his class. She ended up working for me that next year by supervising the other ones. I will see if he has someone about to fail because, like Amanda, they have waited until the last minute to do their internship. I am sure that he will find someone for me. I will let you guys know how this works out.
  14. oldwoodie

    Question About Woodsmith 'Tip'

    I pile all the metal I find, put it on a trailer and haul it to a scrap metal yard. I get almost enough to pay my gas. One company is buying all these businesses, and the small businesses are being forced out. A big magnet picks up all the metal it can attract.
  15. oldwoodie

    Volunteers Website

    I have been using a website for almost 30 yrs. to place specific needs on it. I would explain the needs, housing, etc. The interested person/s, church, retired people who want to volunteer, etc. would contact me. This left the website out of the picture other than for me to post my needs/opportunities. So, on my proposed website, people would place their needs and other info. on the website, and people looking for opportunities to help would respond. The website engineers decided that since I was the only one in South Carolina using it, they would delete it from their website. I was very disappointed since I have had as many as 44 mission teams in one year to come to my local area, received a check from Louisiana for $50,000 to replace a roof on a church building, and I had 365 college and high school students one summer and 356 to come the next summer to help me replace roofs, build wheelchair ramps, replace windows, doors, floors, etc. This week I have 30 people from Tennessee rebuilding a fire damaged home of a 92 yr old man's 4 room mill village house. Without that website, I am left without a valuable resource to help the needy. That is the reason I am thinking about setting up one.

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