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Blog entry by Maclegno posted 01-14-2010 03:47 AM 1253 reads 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch


-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#1 posted 01-14-2010 04:46 AM

Well done. Looks like it is going to last a few more generations…. nice job of replacement on the sides. Do you think the screw bolts should have been stainless? Or, doesn’t get wet enough to be concerned about rust stains?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#2 posted 01-14-2010 04:57 AM

Nice job. I’m quite sure the “screw bolts” you refer to are actually called “lag screws”.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 01-14-2010 09:47 AM

looks good, I often wonder what it would be like to make a block out of softwood.

Question—does the pitch in the wood cause any problems, ever? Do you get any resin on your knives (or food for that matter) ?

-- Childress Woodworks

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#4 posted 01-14-2010 05:03 PM

I have never had any problems with resin or rust in 20 years, so far so good LOL

PS I’m not really sure of the type of wood

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#5 posted 01-14-2010 05:29 PM

The pine looks great. I love the beveled edges. I’m sure it’s good for at least another 20 years.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 01-14-2010 05:35 PM

Nice work!

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#7 posted 01-14-2010 05:38 PM

this looks great! super robust and heavy duty. the bolts give it an added nice touch

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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