Anyone steam bending frames can quickly run out of clamps to
hold the frames
to the ribbands.
With a pocket full of ready bent wire ties and a twister, the
frames can be
quickly and firmly tied in place.
Though it must be said, most builders are now using plastic
instead of wire.
"The world looks
with some awe upon a man who
appears unconcernedly indifferent to home, money, comfort, rank, or
The world feels not without a certain apprehension, that here
someone outside its jurisdiction; someone before whom its allurements
spread in vain; someone strangely enfranchised, untamed, untrammelled
convention, moving independent of the ordinary currents of human
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