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Monthly Archive for February, 2012

The Rarest of the Rare

There’s a hole in my neighborhood down which of late I cannot help but fall -Elbow Some machines are hard to find. Even impossible. As scarce as hen’s teeth, as scarce as the truth or as scarce as butter (if you live in Norway) I spent the better part of the past ten years turning […]

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Pierre Benite Shaper

I found this shaper through a craigslist¬†advert in Belaire, Texas last summer. I purchased the machine sight-unseen as part of a package deal with a Wadkin¬†PK sliding table saw. I had both machines shipped via common carrier from Texas to New Jersey. The total freight bill for both machines was $402 (inclusive of insurance). I […]

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What’s wrong with this picture?

I found this Wadkin EP shaper on e-bay this morning. Interestingly, the table appears to have been rotated 90 degrees counter clockwise. This basically moves the operator position to the right side of the shaper. I’m trying to figure out why you’d do this. The shaper on the left is the machine in question. The […]

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Now this feels like winter…..

I’m starting to experiment with pushing content from the Blackberry. The WordPress BB app is very basic, but really easy to use. The picture below was taken with the blackberry. Much better quality than I expected. I’m hoping to get alot more use out of this and should be able to update the site alot more frequently. After spending […]

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I’m afraid the upgrade from Textpattern to WordPress has left the site looking a bit like a ransom note. I’m not sure whether I’ll be going through the old posts and correcting errors or if I’ll just let them be. It looks like the content is all there, just not as pretty as I’d like […]

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