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What caused them to cease working on it? I've cut wood with all manner of saws...I agree that a reciprocating saw is easily led astray but the precision of the other cuts leads me to believe that it wasn't that kind of saw used on the rest of the box so why would they change - for such an important and seemingly last remaining cut to be made - to a different saw. Pure speculation is what we have but falls back to basic argument/theory that some sort of power saw was used...to me at least. Quick cuts as Dunn postulates and describes...but someone made a mistake so junked this one or maybe intended to use later? Situation where junk thrown in a pile with hope to salvage/correct one day but never get around to it?

Having worked with chisels and stone...just know that this wasn't the method employed. Just wasn't.

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Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 3045 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 789 Fsbirdhouse 02-Apr-17 20:05
Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 725 Racho 04-Apr-17 14:02
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 695 Fsbirdhouse 04-Apr-17 14:51
If on purpose... 292 Racho 14-Apr-17 05:01
Re: If on purpose... 337 Origyptian 14-Apr-17 05:32
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 597 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 571 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 359 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 16:59
Re: B 4 : ) 550 Thunderbird 05-Apr-17 05:22
Re: B 4 : ) 513 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 574 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 691 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 766 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 464 Warwick 08-Apr-17 17:57
if I carried out a test... 553 Racho 09-Apr-17 02:15
Re: if I carried out a test... 502 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 08:44
I did check it out :) 388 Racho 25-Apr-17 05:59
Re: I did check it out :) 302 Origyptian 25-Apr-17 14:22
Don't even need to stop to think on this... 294 Racho 25-Apr-17 15:37
Re: Don't even need to stop to think on this... 354 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 17:20
I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 293 Racho 25-Apr-17 18:07
Re: I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 382 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 19:49
Would you agree... 334 Racho 25-Apr-17 20:29
Re: Would you agree... 374 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 21:07
Re: Would you agree... 355 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 264 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 200 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 14:26
precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 267 Racho 15-Oct-17 16:49
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 238 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 19:20
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 251 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 253 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 257 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 226 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 484 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 11:03
an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 52 Racho 20-Dec-19 20:04
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 47 Martin Stower 20-Dec-19 23:47
? 38 Racho 21-Dec-19 01:25
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 48 Open mind 21-Dec-19 02:03
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 49 Thanos5150 21-Dec-19 04:19
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 51 Open mind 21-Dec-19 05:07
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 62 Thanos5150 21-Dec-19 16:25
Re: Would you agree... 549 Corpuscles 25-Apr-17 23:56
Re: if I carried out a test... 369 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:39
Re: if I carried out a test... 415 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 22:34
Re: if I carried out a test... 332 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 23:20
could not have been 380 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:34
Re: could not have been 379 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:18
Re: could not have been 402 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:29
Re: could not have been 394 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 17:59
Re: could not have been 321 Warwick 10-Apr-17 18:48
Re: could not have been 326 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:18
Re: could not have been 345 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:34
Re: could not have been 377 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:55
Re: could not have been 332 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 354 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 449 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 377 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 367 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 412 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 362 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 356 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 387 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 353 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 429 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 336 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 365 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 353 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 372 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 487 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 346 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 436 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 448 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 379 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 369 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 378 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 353 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 340 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 392 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 360 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 343 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 348 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 403 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 367 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 356 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 357 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:23
I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 509 Racho 08-Apr-17 16:54
Re: I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 496 Warwick 08-Apr-17 18:23
Oranges and apples... 434 Racho 09-Apr-17 00:39
Re: Oranges and apples... 392 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:59
Re: In plain sight 410 Thunderbird 10-Apr-17 19:53
It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 401 Racho 14-Apr-17 06:53
Re: It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 456 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 389 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 373 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 363 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 379 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 364 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 432 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 446 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 369 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 365 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 347 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 410 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 378 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 362 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 387 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:18
unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 347 Racho 11-Apr-17 06:22
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 457 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 09:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 260 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:32
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 405 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:38
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 250 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:11
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 363 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 14:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 346 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 329 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 337 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 15:53
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 393 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:55
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 406 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 16:35
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 218 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 16:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 243 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:54
once the mistake... 336 Racho 12-Apr-17 00:03
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 434 Thunderbird 12-Apr-17 04:20
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 281 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 13:14
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 405 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 17:31
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 335 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:17
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 329 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:26
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 402 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 325 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 14:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 339 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 18:41
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 358 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 284 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 18:48
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 361 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:00
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 289 Warwick 11-Apr-17 19:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 362 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:59
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 286 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 343 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:34
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 382 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 284 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 335 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 263 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:24
science and technology...where minds come to meet 311 Racho 11-Apr-17 20:46
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 308 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 21:19
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 566 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 15:01
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 339 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:52
43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 346 Racho 12-Apr-17 20:20
Re: 43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 427 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 21:34
and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 474 Racho 12-Apr-17 22:54
Re: and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 359 Warwick 13-Apr-17 17:15
taking sides...I suppose so but 378 Racho 14-Apr-17 04:18
beating the dead horse... 483 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 527 Notinham 11-Apr-17 01:43


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