Yep, I thought this was a little extreme, even for Lee Valley. Then I
thought, is today April 1st? And the clincher is the Click Here for More
information line. Where you get the story behind Lee Valley's April First
Products. The is number 11.
Like I always said, Lee Valley is a class act.
The "gravity included" feature of the dust collection system was also
I liked the STORE tool chest shown in the video!
And did anyone else react that some of the things they showed in the
video really would be easier if done standing, with the workpiece near
Alex -- Replace "nospam" with "mail" to reply by email. Checked infrequently.
Many of the April Fools products are pretty good ideas. At least
one -- the "Story Tape" (blank tape measure) -- ended up being added
as a real product.
This one has some details that may well end up in a lot of shops.
|Drew Lawson | Mrs. Tweedy! |
| | The chickens are revolting! |
After you've been doing woodworking a bit longer, my young friend, you'll no
doubt find that you don't need crutches like that to get you past the
limitations of your current skill level. Guillaume-Robert, or for that
matter any old-timer who grew up using his remarkable bench, would tell you
that even one extension would fall into the category of what we today call a
I did say, "usually". ;-)
A couple of decades ago, I knocked a knife off the bench at work. I
instinctively jumped, spread my feet apart and raised my hands above
the table. A cow-orker remarked that my reactions "weren't natural".
"Everyone else would reach to grab the knife to stop it from falling."
Screw the knife, and the floor. ;-)
On 4/3/2014 10:09 PM, email@example.com wrote:
A friend dropped a knife in the kitchen and "instinctively" grabbed it.
Unfortunately, the sharp edge sliced an inch deep into the web between
thumb and forefinger.
I'd be very pleased to fit into the "unnatural" category.
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