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Re: Cutting boards.
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- Subject: Re: Cutting boards.
- From: Kurt Klappenbach <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 22:42:10 -0500
- Message-Id: <199901230344.TAA19772@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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While it takes up a tremendous amount of room. (the shop is the rather
large floor of an ex-dairy barn..... so it fits) the best single investment
we have ever made is the power driven (used to be steam---- now is air
pressure driven) 19th century German board shears (44 inch blade) I bought
at auction. Cuts clean, cuts true, cuts anything up to 3/8 inch of
wood!!!(don't ask) and cuts every time. I know space is the consideration
but it really has made all the difference. Knowing what I know now I would
pay any amount for the ease and accuracy of cutting this tool provides. No
struggling no tosses in to the bin or holding box because of a miss cut. And
Of course now they call me lefty.
Loud Creek Books & Bindery
P.O. Box 405
Ballantine, SC 29002