Been making sawdust for 48 years and never heard of anything but jigs and I
didn't read a book to get this info.
Have never heard another woodworker call them anything else either
But when you really come down to it does it really matter what you call them
Doohickey sounds good, so does thingamafrig Geez I hope I haven't insulted
My wife works at the corporate HQ for a hi-tech computer company here in
Oregon. That thingie between the buildings with the ducks swimming in
and geese milling around it, with the trees overhanging, with the
cat-tails and lilypads, and croaking frogs is NOT a pond, but a...
"water feature ".
Owen Lowe and his Fly-by-Night Copper Company
Offering a shim for the Porter-Cable 557 type 2 fence design.
On 12 Dec 2003 19:06:22 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (MHaseltine) wrote:
And my silly answer is:
If they are moving in 3/4 time, to a fairly fast tempo, they are
prolly Jigs. At a slower tempo they might be Waltzes. If the 3/4 is
further tortured to a 6/8 and sprightly done (with more than one), a
A "fixture" seems a sad name for a dance.
BTW: The guy who mentioned the differentiation in nomenclature - he's
called an "asshole".
Thomas J. Watson-Cabinetmaker
Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania 19428
This is a good example of a change that is *not* owing to political
correctness, so the perceived "victims" of this usage are not
personally offended and usually won't rake you over the coals for it.
They leave that to the rich guilty pampered northern white chicks
(oops, did I say something wrong?).
It's just a geocentric term. Asians who want to make a buck here could
give a shit...
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