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    Cool Hone of the Day

    Rainy Cold Drizzle, Flat Tractor Tire

    HOTD:

    Nice Fire going in the Wood stove, honing buddies laying on the couch next to me

    And a few beauts to get sharp and smooth

    Man I know I going to have to change that tractor tire later but for now I am staying warm dry and rubbing steel on stones

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    Please feel free to post about your HOTD

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    Today my vintage Les lat coticule came in unexpectedly. I lapped it and polished it. Took a razor that was shaving well and did water only strokes until the feedback told me to stop. Smooooooth. Can't wait for the shave later!
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    The hounds look happy!
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    57 and sunny here...sadly no dugs, no fire, plus a synthetic...pretty damn sterile
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    Quote Originally Posted by gssixgun View Post
    Rainy Cold Drizzle, Flat Tractor Tire

    Nice Fire going in the Wood stove, honing buddies laying on the couch next to me
    And a few beauts to get sharp and smooth
    Hone sweet Hone! Glen, Nice atmospheric!
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    Gets cold up there early huh my friend? I don't see anything of mine in there I guess I need to get to the post office!!!! Tc
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    Great scene, terrific company, and what must have been a good day!
    Will add to this thread next session. Neat idea.
    Thanks Glen.
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    Another good thread topic, Your buddies have the right idea Glen. Here's a couple finished over the weekend, not the whole progression. And guys wonder why it costs more to hone a wedge or wakamisori..
    Mike

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    Great idea for a thread!



    I'll have to join in - is swearing going to be allowed in this thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phrank View Post
    Great idea for a thread!



    I'll have to join in - is swearing going to be allowed in this thread?
    Well a little swearing should be allowed, some need IT. By diggy!! Oh damalap!!

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