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Graham 05-22-2006 04:15 AM

ShortCuts
 
Today is the Queen's Birthday (Queen Victoria that is) but it is a tradition to celebrate our current queen, Queen Elizabeth ll's birthday on the same day as Victoria. In any event, it is a holiday and a long weekend.
We have an interesting view on the "screw" by a Canadian that wrote a book on the subject and we have a 'step saver' tested as well as a woodshop staple. Enjoy.

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Graham McCulloch
http://www.shortcuts.ns.ca/column

asbestos 05-23-2006 11:51 PM

Henry Petroski Wrote (among other things) a 450 page book called The Pencil We were on the beach and I'm reading it and the wife says " what's that about?" "pencils" "No, Really what is that about?" I say again "pencils" so she says "no Really . . .
It was interesting but it was a bit slow

Graham 05-24-2006 03:43 AM

I hope you at least got a nice tan alongwith the read.


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