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The other day I was helping The Deer Hunter on a job. We were just getting started and he realized he’d forgot to bring a plumb-bob with him for making sure things were straight. Before I knew what happened he’d taken a boot string out of a pair of snake boots he had in the truck, tied a wrench to one end and made his own plumb-bob. He said “How do like that?” I said “I like it a lot…

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The 1974 Winter Edition of the Foxfire Magazine contains a compilation of newspaper articles written by Harvey Miller. At the…