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New uses for old knob and tube? #175465
03/02/08 07:42 AM
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IanR  Offline OP
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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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Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: IanR] #175466
03/02/08 09:33 AM
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wire_twister  Offline
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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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Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: wire_twister] #175468
03/02/08 10:33 AM
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leland  Offline
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Lowell area, Ma. USA
Never considerd that. I'll have pleanty now though!!

Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: IanR] #175485
03/02/08 04:07 PM
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Thats a great idea!


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Re: New uses for old knob and tube? [Re: Obsaleet] #175503
03/03/08 08:15 AM
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Be careful with the HPS, they may explode if exposed to water.


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