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265414 Dragon List <dragon01list@g...> 2018‑03‑13 Re: Wooden boxes for sharpening stones II
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:28 AM, Thomas Conroy 

> Its all very well to crow on your dunghill, Bill, but as I remember it you
> were back in the ruck with the rest of us when Joe Jerkins cut through an
> aisle to one ahead and picked up an infill smoother without issues for $75.
> And I'd be willing to bet you joined the rest of us in congratulating
> him----without rancor.

but of course.  after thoroughly cursing him under my breath, though, to be
honest (and mine weren't the only curses i heard muttered from the
assembled, either, then or since.  of course, joe is a peach about it, he
brings it up from time to time just to get us muttering :) ).

While we're on the subject....Didn't that lilywhite Washita come out of the
> same box where I got my third translucent white Arkansas, before you went
> grubbing at the leavings? Just sayin'...

i do believe so, and i couldn't believe it was still there after you'd
rummaged.  then again, your box leavings are like fine, curly maple
shavings, so it's not too much of a problem :D

> (The one that stirs my rue is the fine, though dirty, 8" brace Joe got at
> about the same time as the infill. I saw it before him, too, but didn't
> realize how big it was. I haven't seen one since. And, by the way, I did
> miss the Washita, and paid more than $2 for the translucent Arkansas,
> though still nowhere near its value.)

i do remember that brace.  it was a big bastahd (bastard, jeff).

felton, ca
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