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273371 John Ruth <johnrruth@h...> 2021‑04‑06 Re: Box or Case for Large Oilstone
Oh, RATS! I've done it again.
Ed, please ignore my erroneous statement that the circles with the small center
dimple look like Forstner marks!!!  Obviously, they were made by a Center Bit
circa 1817.
John Ruth
On Apr 6, 2021, at 6:05 AM, Ed Minch mailto:edminch3@g...>>

On Apr 6, 2021, at 4:03 AM, John Ruth mailto:johnrruth@h...>>

How have other Galoots approached the design of boxes for large whetstones?

Thanks in advance,
John Ruth

Here is what a galoot did 200 years ago.  He used an auger to remove wood down
to depth then chiseled for a final fit on both the box and the lid.  And he used
2 small hinges.  This is not a sharpening stone, more like a sharpening rock


Ed Minch

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