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278547 the_tinker <tinker@z...> 2024‑06‑19 Re: Moulding planes......
Now that I have had a sip or two of coffee...

The golden mean was in play for everything during that time. Art, architecture,
furniture,
I don't have a golden mean protractor (on the endless list of things to make)
but I'm betting those
old woodies are fairly close.

-JP

On 6/19/24 07:28, the_tinker wrote:

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> Dunno Frank. However they got to that size they sure do stack nice and
> pretty.
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> On 6/18/24 23:02, Frank Filippone wrote:
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>> It is the early 18th century and everyone making planes makes them the
>> same length.  Can anyone explain how this could happen? ( ditto 19th
>> century)
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>> There was no one nor a guild in the USA at least,  to establish
>> a
>> standard, and yet they are very much the same size......
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>> How did this
>> happen?  What forces were in play?
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>> Frank Filippone
>> BMWRed735i@G...
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> John Pesut
> Boardman, Ohio
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John Pesut
Boardman, Ohio

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