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HARO50

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About HARO50

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    Journeyman
  • Birthday 03/15/1950

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  • First Name
    John
  • My Location
    Ontario, Canada
  • Gender
    Male
  • My skill level is
    Intermediate
  • Favorite Quote
    Not knowing nothing about the subject never stopped me from being no expert before!

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  1. HARO50

    Use for Scraps.

    Count me in! Keeping my fingers crossed. John
  2. HARO50

    Safety Caps

    You know, I kinda LIKE that "baby mop" idea. It's never too early to instill a work ethic in your kids. John
  3. HARO50

    Safety Caps

    Gonna rush right out and get a set! John
  4. HARO50

    John Moody's Mother

    Sorry to hear that. Condolences to the Moody family. John
  5. HARO50

    Maybe She Should Have Boiled It

    That deserves a double! John
  6. HARO50

    Tabs on the Weather...

    His summer home, no doubt. John
  7. HARO50

    Seems the Aquatic Want .

    I'LL NEVER GO ICE FISHING AGAIN! John
  8. HARO50

    What's On Your Work Bench?

    Retired farmers get a somewhat different memento. Did you know that dried cattle dung becomes almost as hard as wood, and you can carve your initials in it? John
  9. HARO50

    Tabs on the Weather...

    I remember that day, back in the late 50's, I believe, when it got SO hot that the corn in the fields started to pop. The cows thought it was snowing, and promptly froze to death! Which just goes to show.... it's all in your mind! John
  10. Thanks Dave. (My son's name too.) He's responding well to treatment, and keeping his spirits up. As for the BS (the saw, not the other one...) I believe he paid $35 for it, and it has been VERY lightly used. His daughter was here last night, and promptly claimed it as her own. Nice to see that SOME kids are still interested in WW'ing! John
  11. Last week was rather a hectic one... son to the cancer center on Monday for blood work and doctor consult, treatment on Tuesday, remove treatment on Thursday (he wears a bottle of poison for two days). Plumbing fix for my daughter on Friday, and work all day Saturday at the garden center. That left Wednesday, and son was feeling pretty good, so we took a two-hour drive east to pick up some tools he had found on Kijiji. First was a 6" jointer in decent shape, as well as a few odds and ends, then another 45 minute drive to see a drill press (virtually unused... he got it!) then north 20 minutes to see a tool cart (got it). Headed home by my favourite route, along Lake Ontario, stopped for a burger at my favourite restaurant, then by a junk shop to see what they had. As we left there, the heavens opened up, and we were blessed with about 2" of rain in about 5 minutes! Everything stayed dry under the tarp, though. Offloaded most of it to his workshop, but brought the jointer home (he ran out of space). So THIS week (no chemo) I have several projects to keep me busy. An 8" bandsaw he bought recently, which I've already rehabbed, but waiting on a small bearing. ($26 for a bearing the size of a nickel!) The jointer, new belt, everything adjusted but needing a frame to keep the legs from flexing. A fully functional No.6 Bailey corrugated plane (MINE!) that needs only minor clean-up. Been looking for one of these for a couple of years, but wasn't about to pay $140 for it. Got this one for $40! And my Father's Day present, which he figured would look good hanging on the wall of my shop. Guess he never noticed that ALL my wall space is already taken! BTW, he got two of these, and his will get a place on some wall of his log home, currently under construction. And FWIW, @Grandpadave52, his has BOTH handles AND a blade guard! John
  12. HARO50

    Happy Father's Day

    I believe it's the cordless model. John
  13. HARO50

    Happy Father's Day

    A little late to the party, but I hope all you fathers had a good day! We were gone all day, but my son brought his kids over around 9:30 to wish me a good one. I suspect he just couldn't wait until today to give me my present..... a new (to me) saw! He knows I like to re-hab old tools, and I don't have one like this yet. I may need some tips from @steven newman! Hope I'm not in over my head. John

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