1944 Steel Penny

Written by Jon Gammon


In 1943, copper to a hard hit due torepparttar war andrepparttar 143701 government decides to use steel in its production of pennies. Well this only lasted a year because they found that steel didn't work very well and resorted back to using copper. Well duringrepparttar 143702 production of bothrepparttar 143703 1943 copper penny andrepparttar 143704 1944 steel penny, some ofrepparttar 143705 blanks used to strikerepparttar 143706 coins got mixed in withrepparttar 143707 dates. The rare finds arerepparttar 143708 1943 copper penny (not steel) andrepparttar 143709 1944 steel penny ( not copper).

A 1944 Steel Penny has been found!!! That's Right 1944 wasrepparttar 143710 correct date. It was speculated that a 1944 Steel Penny could have existed, but there have not been many found. Or it could be that people may not be willing to part with them for their own reasons. So you say how can this actually be, well it is quite simple really, just like withrepparttar 143711 1943 Steel Penny's that were made,

Log Work Bench Plan

Written by Dave Markel


This log workbench is great for an outdoor work space and can easily be built overrepparttar weekend.

You will need logs that have been peeled and are roughly:

* 2 @ 68" x 3" - Upper Rails * 2 @ 63" x 3" - Lower Rails * 4@ 32" x 4-1/2" - Legs * 4@ 32" x 3" - Stretchers * optional: 2 sheets 3/4" plywood

Start by making a 2-1/4" long x 1-1/2" tenon on one end of each leg. Makerepparttar 143629 same size tenon on both ends ofrepparttar 143630 stretcher pieces andrepparttar 143631 lower rails.

Using an 1-1/2" forsner bit, drillrepparttar 143632 holes inrepparttar 143633 upper rails, 2-1/2" fromrepparttar 143634 ends. Both holes must be in line with each other. Drillrepparttar 143635 holes 1-1/2" deep.

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