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263953 Darrell & Kathy <larchmont@s...> 2017‑11‑15 Re: website tool descriptions
nothing to add except a digression, down memory lane...

A fair number of years ago a few of us local Galoots were at a
tool auction, and there were DOZENS of shoulder planes.
One of them was skewed, and yeah, it was like 20-25 degrees.
Really obvious.
As the auctioneer worked his way through the shoulder planes
he was going on choice in order.  So if you won lot X you had to
say how many you wanted at that price, and then they would
move on to the next unsold lot number.  A bit confusing for some
but not for Craig.  He noted the lot# of the skewed plane, and
bid on the one just before it.  The auctioneer says "How many?"
and Craig says quite deliberately "Two please".  The handler
picked up the pair of planes and everyone saw the very obvious
skewed mouth.  A chorus of groans erupted from the bidders
who had all been waiting on this lot.  We bin had.

Nicely played, Craig.  Nicely played.

On 12/11/2017 4:49 AM, Ed Minch wrote:
> What he said.  Skewing is usually in the 20-25° range and if this is  > skewed
it is only a couple of degrees. > > Ed Minch > > > > >> On Nov 12,
2017, at 1:50 AM, Don Schwartz  wrote: >> >> Way too subtle for 
me. Looking at the pic of the sole with the >> image zoomed, it seems to me that
the edges of the mouth are >> parallel to the trailing edge of the sole. That 
says to me there's >> no skewing. >> >> FWIW >> >> Don >
Darrell LaRue
Oakville ON
Wood Hoarder, Blade Sharpener, and Occasional Tool User

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