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    Wink Do you think it's time...

    ...for me to invest in a real cutting stand - or at least a new stool?









    And here's the latest "carnage"...



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    its still standing so why get a new chair
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    Hey Jenn:

    Home Depot sells wood glue by the gallon, so who needs a new stand?
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    What a great idea for a cheap cutting stand...maybe even stick a roofing nail through the bottom of the seat for tatami... thanks for the inspiration.

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    Hi Jennifer,
    As a stool, it's a little rough around the edges; as a cutting stand, it has just passed the break-in period! Here's a stand that was retired after only one day...

    Cheers,
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    Originally posted by Ed K.
    Hi Jennifer,
    As a stool, it's a little rough around the edges; as a cutting stand, it has just passed the break-in period! Here's a stand that was retired after only one day...

    Cheers,
    Ed K.
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    Originally posted by Ed K.
    Hi Jennifer,
    As a stool, it's a little rough around the edges; as a cutting stand, it has just passed the break-in period! Here's a stand that was retired after only one day...

    Cheers,
    Ed K.
    Wow...is that your cutting stand, Ed? Nice job...
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    Hi Mat,
    It's an inspired Orc Sword made from an L-6 sawmill blade by a fellow forumite; perfect for trimming the verge...

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    That blade thing resembles an Orc scimitar from LOTR, although it's a bit short, and the grip looks different than the licensed version.

    As for cutting stands, you could go in any direction as far as design and cost. Personally, I would like to have a height-adjustable stand made from a tropical hardwood that can be kept outdoors year-round.

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    Hi Lady Jenn

    I'd say you got pretty good service out of that stand. You could retire it with honor, or as has been suggested get some glue, and fix it up one more time, for one more cutting season......

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    Cheap lumber from the Hardware store is the only thing necessary - why waste money on something that could easily be hit?

    More money left for Swords then!

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    Originally posted by Angus Trim
    Hi Lady Jenn

    I'd say you got pretty good service out of that stand. You could retire it with honor, or as has been suggested get some glue, and fix it up one more time, for one more cutting season......

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    Would hot glue work? Drat...where did I put my glue gun...?
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    Originally posted by Ed K.
    Hi Jennifer,
    As a stool, it's a little rough around the edges; as a cutting stand, it has just passed the break-in period! Here's a stand that was retired after only one day...

    Cheers,
    Ed K.
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    Holy poolnoodleroni! Is that the same stool that I'd seen on another video of you cutting with your chisa? Dang, looks like the stool has seen many a jug!

    Aaah....you can get at least two more cutting sessions out of that stool!

    Or ya can get a 4 x 4, a couple of 2 x 4's and hammer up another cutting stand....

    ah, screw it....Wal-Mart has stools for $25...LOL
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    Note to self: Buy a stool from wal-mart.

    But for multiple targets what do you guys use? I have this low wood guard for our shoe pit, about three feet high maybe. I can fit nine 2 liters on it, but I would like something a bit higher and maybe in a half-circle in front of me. Imagine taking down 20+ of the blighters. I tried once at the nine liters and cut all the tops off, it looked pretty cool, my brother got a great picture. It's kinda dark though and I don't want to show you guys, you will probably laugh at my form. But I might be persuaded if you can tell me a good site to host pictures from. I need to show pictures to other people sometimes and am always at a loss.
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    I say that you get a small stick, and a couple galons of glue. Dip the stick in the glue, pull it out and let it harden. Do this every time the glue hardens and when the time comes for the stool to bite the hatchet you will have a big lump of hard glue ready to be shaped and cut upon.


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