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#175465 - 03/02/08 03:42 AM New uses for old knob and tube?
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I found this old article on how the old tubes make dandy knife sharpeners. 'thought I would share it:
http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles2/brannan87.html

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#175466 - 03/02/08 05:33 AM Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: IanR]
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Take the element out of an old high pressure sodium lightbulb, it too makes a good sharpner, not as abrasive as the ceramic tube.
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#175468 - 03/02/08 06:33 AM Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: wire_twister]
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Never considerd that. I'll have pleanty now though!!

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#175485 - 03/02/08 12:07 PM Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: IanR]
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Thats a great idea!
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#175503 - 03/03/08 04:15 AM Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: Obsaleet]
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Be careful with the HPS, they may explode if exposed to water.

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