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Downwindtracker2
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Re: Speaking of Shop Realities ...

Post by Downwindtracker2 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:11 pm

Why is it that with three workbenches there no place to work on something. Even if I could use the floor, at my age it's pretty tough, there is no floor space.
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John Hasler
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Re: Speaking of Shop Realities ...

Post by John Hasler » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:26 pm

TRX wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:27 pm
When I need a 12" piece of 1" round bar, and the longest pieces I have on hand are 11-1/4, 11-1/2, and 11-3/4"...

It would be funny if similar things didn't happen so often. So a lot of projects start with "weld up two small pieces into a big-enough piece..."
I need 6 matching screws. I find five almost immediately. Surely there is just one more around here somewhere...

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