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    Exclamation $39 Eschers

    All you guys who thought you couldn't afford an Escher, check out this.

    Hopefully this might bring the ebay prices down a bit....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo View Post
    All you guys who thought you couldn't afford an Escher, check out this.

    Hopefully this might bring the ebay prices down a bit....

    James.
    Thank you James! You have just made me a pauper!!
    I was saving my vintage eschers to put down as collateral on my business, but thanks to your post I am a broken man!...Goodbye cruel world!

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    Not to worry, my friend. As a special favour to you, I'll take yours off you for say 50 bucks a pop. Can't say fairer than that - I'm losing $11 per stone on the deal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo View Post
    Not to worry, my friend. As a special favour to you, I'll take yours off you for say 50 bucks a pop. Can't say fairer than that - I'm losing $11 per stone on the deal!

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    Bastard!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMS View Post
    Bastard!
    wha?? ..... LOL!!

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    Are they usually that thin? 3/4" down to 1/4"?

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    I will wait for the review

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    I of course would pay an obsurd amount for one of your vintage Eschers. Just let me know!

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    some of the sizes seem a little impractical.

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    These are not Eschers but very fine Thuringians. By calling them Eschers Timber Frame Tools want to capitalize on Eschers' popularity.

    Read this from their site:

    "Escher stone is pure powder-like quartz, embedded in chalk, which gives it its slurry activity. Rubbing its small sister stone over the surface will quickly raise an active quantity of dust, add water and you have a slurry, which some users prefer."
    and you'll see they know f**k all about Eschers. The honing particles of Eschers are garnets as everyone knows who owns an Escher and a mike and took time to look at the slurry under magnification.

    Timber Frame World source their "Eschers" from MST: http://www.mst-mueller.de/. Click "Neue Produkte". Nowhere on MST's site is Escher mentioned.

    All Eschers are Thuringian hones but not all Thuringian hones are Eschers.
    Last edited by Kees; 02-07-2008 at 08:02 PM.
    Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr.

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