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    To Be 6 Again!

    To Be 6 Again! A man was sitting on the edge of the bed, watching his wife, who was looking at herself in the mirror. Since her birthday was not far off he asked what she'd like to have for her birthday. 'I'd like to be six again', she replied, still looking in the mirror . On the...
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    The Real Uses of Tools

    Most of these are from the perspective of a wood worker but there are many similarities with knife making. DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room...
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    Oak Ridge Boys singing GI Joe

    This one will truly touch your heart. It did mine. God Bless America.
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    Wisdom from training manuals

    Thought a few of you old 'War Dogs' might enjoy and maybe relate to a few of these little bits of wisdom gleaned from here and there: 'If the enemy is in range, so are you.' - Infantry Journal - 'It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.' - US. Air...
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    This is a true story. If you have children you will probably relate to this father. As ham sandwiches go, it was perfection: a thick slab of ham on a fresh bun with crisp lettuce and plenty of expensive, light brown, Gourmet Mustard. The corners of my jaw aching in anticipation, I...
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    Georgia Knifemakers Guild winter meeting

    Just to let everyone know, the Georgia Custom Knifemakers Guild will hold it's winter meeting Feb 27, near Statesboro, GA at the Twin Blades knife shop. Here is a link with some more info: You don't have to be a member to attend but please...
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    Ready for scales

    I finally got to a point that these are worth showing. 1/8" 1084 differentially quenched and triple tempered with 600 grit hand rubbed finish. Thanks for looking, Carey
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    It's Ed Caffrey's fault

    Ed said that the snow was coming to a town near you. Well it made it to central Georgia this afternoon about 4:30PM. Forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches and we got a little over 2. It's OK Ed, around here it's kinda neat because we only see it every few years and it only last a couple...
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    To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine...

    To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine... And those who don't and are always seen with a bottle of water in their hand. As Ben Franklin said: In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria. In a number of carefully controlled trials, Scientists...
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    New Design

    I have recently started to do some stock removal rather than forging and this is my first design. It is a small caper or EDC with a blade of about 2 1/2", and 6 3/4" overall. Edge quenched 5160, white micarta bolsters, sambar stag scales, and black micarta pins. Sorry, I only got one quick...
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    The Ponder List

    Some things that might deserve a little attention: 1. I think part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die. 2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong. 3. I totally take back all those times I...
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    Hi y'all, just checking in.

    I've been lurking around for a short time and this looks like a friendly place. Can I come play? I promise I'll be good. :D Carey