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    2:50 has the practical application of a very wide, very sharp plane

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    thank you for this this morning
    i needed such a distraction, brief as it is
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Wonderful! I once visited Hakone to see the National Park. Huge cedar trees. And they actually rake the forest floor. At least the areas near the trails.
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    Marvelous stuff.
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    Default Re: Hakone Marquetry

    Reminiscent of Tunbridge ware, but requiring more skills.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Selling all of my woodworking tools , now.

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    Default Re: Hakone Marquetry

    Note at 3.00 minutes how he does not set the plane down on it's edge...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    Note at 3.00 minutes how he does not set the plane down on it's edge...
    Ohhhh... that's just because he want to keep it sharp, and adjusted precisely the way he has it. <G>
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    #6: I hear you.

    That's why I never took up guitar despite my interest in music. Because Hendrix and Clapton.
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    Delightful and inspiring - thank you for sharing this Hugh
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    What beautiful stuff.

    If I had to sit in that position for more than 3 minutes, I'd need a crane to get me up. Guess it's what you're accustomed to.
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