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


#175485 - 03/02/08 04:07 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 08:15 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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