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Old 09-02-2009, 04:06 PM
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Don't forget to factor in the physical therapy bills for your strained wrists...
lol... there is that to consider... although I find that I'm having more trouble just from picking up and moving the bricks around endlessly than from cutting them. If anything, I'm afraid of tendinitis in the elbow...
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:29 AM
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Default Re: Drilling shallow mortar pockets into bricks

My daughter (16) was able to cut bricks with a hammer and chisel. Plenty accurate for the oven chains ( each one tapered, a key in itself) and neither one of us got even 2% of the way toward needing any sort of physical therapy.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:27 PM
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Wow, Lars - I'm impressed - it makes me feel guilty that I went out and got the HB wet saw.
But then, I'm trying to work with a 17 year old boy...Big tools are more motivating to him...girls do a better job keeping motivated without the purchase of bigger things. hehehe.
of course, I could be wrong....
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