A productive afternoon

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Went over and picked up the blacksmith items and the bandsaw from town today. The guy who was selling them is into steam engines and one of the people who initially went out was also into them so he came along with one of his engines for a show and tell. As I was preparing to go pick the stuff up, I had parked the truck and trailer alongside our grocery store. The other guy who was along the first time drove past and told me that he didn't know me and that he had a broken arm. He knew that we were going into town today and was just giving me a hard time. Getting the bandsaw out of the basement was fun... It weighs about 200-250 pounds -- they built stuff solid back then. Had the guy's son and my friend helping -- two on the top and one on the bottom. Got everything into the shop by myself -- I am used to rigging heavy equipment and there is a ten-foot sliding door into the shop area so a hand truck was all I needed. Already had a place cleared and will cut a hole through the shop wall in a few days to run the vent for the forge -- it's right next to my propane forge so should be fine with the workflow. It will be nice having coal heat as well as propane. Tomorrow will be spent prepping for the Bakery -- the owner will be up Friday through Sunday and I will take the helm Monday morning.

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