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Fsbirdhouse Wrote:
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> But, perhaps the stone cutting was close to the
> river where water power was adapted to run a very
> long copper blade as a continuous/endless band saw
> blade might be utilized.
>
> Still not a good explanation for the error in
> stone unless the cuts were being made very, very
> quickly and it still doesn't hold up!
>
> Perhaps the cut was being made from opposite side
> of stone than it's present orientation on a stand
> that limited visibility?
>
> I guess we could do "What ifs" forever....who's to
> know?


Or perhaps the cutting tool was put on automatic allowing the workers to tend to other construction tasks only to notice the cut went rogue after it was way too late to make the correction.

You're right, it's a theme park of "ifs". Very few "definites".

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Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 2459 Racho 02-Apr-17 18:38
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 565 Fsbirdhouse 02-Apr-17 20:05
Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 462 Racho 04-Apr-17 14:02
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 458 Fsbirdhouse 04-Apr-17 14:51
If on purpose... 147 Racho 14-Apr-17 05:01
Re: If on purpose... 153 Origyptian 14-Apr-17 05:32
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 398 Origyptian 07-Apr-17 13:28
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 325 SandyJesse 07-Apr-17 22:42
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 216 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 16:59
Re: B 4 : ) 380 Thunderbird 05-Apr-17 05:22
Re: B 4 : ) 277 Warwick 07-Apr-17 17:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 342 SandyJesse 07-Apr-17 01:30
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 503 Warwick 07-Apr-17 18:03
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 587 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-17 10:53
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 273 Warwick 08-Apr-17 17:57
if I carried out a test... 367 Racho 09-Apr-17 02:15
Re: if I carried out a test... 322 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 08:44
I did check it out :) 224 Racho 25-Apr-17 05:59
Re: I did check it out :) 145 Origyptian 25-Apr-17 14:22
Don't even need to stop to think on this... 152 Racho 25-Apr-17 15:37
Re: Don't even need to stop to think on this... 183 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 17:20
I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 147 Racho 25-Apr-17 18:07
Re: I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 191 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 19:49
Would you agree... 140 Racho 25-Apr-17 20:29
Re: Would you agree... 182 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 21:07
Re: Would you agree... 142 Origyptian 25-Apr-17 22:54
...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 123 Racho 15-Oct-17 05:46
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 90 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 14:26
precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 120 Racho 15-Oct-17 16:49
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 102 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 19:20
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 123 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 19:35
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 100 Origyptian 16-Oct-17 03:27
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 99 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 07:58
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 85 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 09:19
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 269 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 11:03
Re: Would you agree... 343 Corpuscles 25-Apr-17 23:56
Re: if I carried out a test... 219 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:39
Re: if I carried out a test... 270 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 22:34
Re: if I carried out a test... 198 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 23:20
could not have been 230 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:34
Re: could not have been 205 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:18
Re: could not have been 231 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:29
Re: could not have been 222 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 17:59
Re: could not have been 170 Warwick 10-Apr-17 18:48
Re: could not have been 182 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:18
Re: could not have been 188 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:34
Re: could not have been 228 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:55
Re: could not have been 187 Warwick 11-Apr-17 17:29
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 216 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 16:13
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 273 Warwick 09-Apr-17 16:42
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 221 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 16:56
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 189 Warwick 09-Apr-17 17:21
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 238 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 18:00
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 204 Warwick 09-Apr-17 18:06
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 215 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 18:22
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 239 Warwick 09-Apr-17 18:31
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 196 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:02
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 232 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:41
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 193 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 18:44
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 216 Warwick 09-Apr-17 19:03
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 204 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 19:17
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 185 Warwick 09-Apr-17 19:48
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 318 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 20:33
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 171 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:53
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 303 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:06
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 273 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 23:24
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 220 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 04:42
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 228 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 08:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 195 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 14:16
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 186 Thanos5150 10-Apr-17 15:25
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 186 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 15:44
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 241 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 14:44
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 197 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:26
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 197 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 15:54
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 197 Warwick 10-Apr-17 16:01
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 230 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:23
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 205 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:06
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 198 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:11
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 198 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:23
I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 323 Racho 08-Apr-17 16:54
Re: I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 318 Warwick 08-Apr-17 18:23
Oranges and apples... 251 Racho 09-Apr-17 00:39
Re: Oranges and apples... 235 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:59
Re: In plain sight 249 Thunderbird 10-Apr-17 19:53
It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 184 Racho 14-Apr-17 06:53
Re: It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 254 Thunderbird 15-Apr-17 01:31
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 224 Archae Solenhofen 09-Apr-17 16:47
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 210 Warwick 09-Apr-17 16:52
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 207 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 19:49
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 223 Warwick 09-Apr-17 19:53
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 215 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:09
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 242 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 19:49
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 229 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 19:59
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 224 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:26
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 191 Fsbirdhouse 10-Apr-17 15:26
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 191 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 15:46
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 246 Fsbirdhouse 10-Apr-17 18:45
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 211 Eddie Larry 10-Apr-17 18:49
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 214 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 18:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 224 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:18
unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 182 Racho 11-Apr-17 06:22
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 252 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 09:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 118 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:32
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 231 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:38
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 141 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:11
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 212 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 14:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 197 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 202 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 195 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 15:53
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 225 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:55
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 238 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 16:35
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 123 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 16:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 108 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:54
once the mistake... 173 Racho 12-Apr-17 00:03
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 263 Thunderbird 12-Apr-17 04:20
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 129 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 13:14
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 222 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 17:31
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 194 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:17
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 182 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:26
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 225 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 149 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 14:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 172 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 18:41
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 198 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 133 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 18:48
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 210 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:00
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 127 Warwick 11-Apr-17 19:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 202 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:59
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 122 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 198 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:34
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 202 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 123 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 188 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 117 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:24
science and technology...where minds come to meet 143 Racho 11-Apr-17 20:46
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 153 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 21:19
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 361 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 15:01
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 186 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:52
43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 172 Racho 12-Apr-17 20:20
Re: 43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 239 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 21:34
and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 284 Racho 12-Apr-17 22:54
Re: and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 219 Warwick 13-Apr-17 17:15
taking sides...I suppose so but 194 Racho 14-Apr-17 04:18
beating the dead horse... 253 Racho 20-Apr-17 06:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 311 Notinham 11-Apr-17 01:43


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