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a new approach to co mpleting some common tasks.

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Simp e Mortising Jig
Cutting clean and perfectly accurate mortises is a quick and
easy task with a plunge router and this mortising jig.
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Trim Routers
Trim routers aren't just for laminate
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.. .row.. In tt... lowe< ngIoc pi..-. on tt... NI odll"" KUidoo. h.ond
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but tt... ~ ..........m "'ips into tho- It>p of you can _ in tho- p1w>l<.' _
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rn""''''1 it In"" spinning. !he edge 01 w"r ~ pi"... co " " y with
rook.. bit> tho, hdveb... rings. Bul tho,
USING THEM IN THE SHOt' dotesn', """" y"" <..... 1.-,_typ<s
~ Y'..... """,~ a trim ""'.... in your ""'>p. '" ""'.... bit> in. trim t" ....... as ....II.
you 'U flf'd youndI ~ lor it lor &II To..,., . bil witI>.>ut twnrl& you can >t't
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Router Makeover
Is your router not working to its full potential? .AJI it takes is a quick
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d<'lign<'<I k, 'liInd up to Mro u,..and ..b~ you can ...... in ,tie i,,-"" ph"to"" the ''f'P<~
condition lhe",.",. couple <>f ,,'utill<' ,it" pa.ge. the .witch and ,>It"" ..-I,,tric.1
thing> yo" c." do 10.' k"'"f' il (and .11 ,>the, """,'lio'" ",,'<I .It<.,,tk>n .s 11
d....: lri<.l pa.rts) in lop >hap'" Whil, d.... ning tho.' mo"", I "I , like to
Dl.L,1 is !he "umber Me enemy ho.'1\'. It'. u....
insp,'<;'I brush". Badly wom o.. chipf"'d
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.nd ><'lthng in ","','1)' ",.,k and cranny. S", brush alldt i:; ",.dy fo' "'PI"'~'"",,n'.
the goal is to p"'wnl e"".." ",iw weaT by ~ Pl,III. Th.. pho.",~k ba.....'PL,t" i, w...." "
k'''Ping the inside 0/ the mok". a' d,'an .. !he ">Uk.. n",,'I> the w... >d. So.....tu,..lIy. it
poible, The photo.1 the 10.'1' of the pa.W g,>t> a 10.>1 of ,,~'" _'nd k"" . A n",gh. di>w'<l.
>hi...... how ....y jhi,; can be. Afu" """',,, ing up ba.....'PL,'" ..an rnak' lOUtin;; h.,rd<" and
I!'o: mo.>It.."".....-, a sharp bla>l of ",,,,,pn_od l"lS>ibly "''''e "1<,,,1<-,;" on ~''''' wo,kpit",,-,.

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"""'... ...,.-n ~. """""" and fl., ""'" eff",,~ on your _P'<'<"
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10 MUST-HAVE ROUTER BITS ..... ".30

NEW SPINON SLOT CUTIERS 34

ROUTER BIT REVlVAl 36

SHOULD I BUY BARGAIN BITS? .....40

SPIRAL BITS . ..44


10 Must-Have
Router Bits
Shopping for router bits?Here's a look at some
must-have bits that always get a workout in ou r shop.
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tt... bit> nildy N"" pWce in rry ohop. Thr!>lts
fro.>m tt... ...,. _ , To h..tp l"" on P"Il'" 12 _ --.l .... ho.'fW"lIy. but wilh
wIed IIY moot ....-fuI bolo 10< YOU' IIwm l"" ~ lOddr......ty..,. ....tIng1;M.
>hop. hoono" quoo..~,;..... at "'" _....,
firo:I _ U!duI in ....... ......_oI_bib.
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Top Bits:The First Five

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the thi<bwss of tIw ma'inll W<m.p....,... '('>II the """". boll y,n, mighl "'.,nlto "dd ......
<an find mu... infonru tion . bo>llI ... l<><ting "-. ~". a nd '1'.- a .i"..
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fur """,,linK S<>it. curn"d pm/il<-. "n lho- !hiI' aulum.1tic.lly <""lnlls !he w id tit of tho' and S\NdIter ....tlo:t'l
t'dll"tl/ a .....".kp i<ln>. n...y MV~' t>..oring .a bbt-t. And by m..nKing tit<- ..... ring. y'>II .. _ for hNYy
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lh''''!\h, ~"U ,~n ,-,-,.,. tho.' dow!.,,1 bit wilh hit<,,uch a, the R,,,,, a,,, da",ica!- and 'ho.'
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NIlUMIll. A p"ltt'fT1 bil i... ck... "~"iTl I>o."t ,,, bu" 'W" \>I" "-, yuu ""od 'ho.'m.
to th<' Au"" trim ~; t . Thl' ,~, Iy ,Mf,,,,..,,,., C' Thi, way F'u can he st,,,, y''''',,-, W''ltin!\a
d.." tho t>.>.rin)\ ;,; m()unttod ",., th<' ,hdnk p,,>lil,' 1h.l' lot",t ""ill; tn. pn>jt'C1 a' h.lnd.
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09<'e lIit. 'these cle<oral''''' bits


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pit,, ", "PI"'''irn.'l\ ,i/l', j",t ,.,."... tap" f,,, ",uti,,!\ a ll types of sl'll> and !\"~""'"
tilt """pi,1!\' ", tilt' "'P. 11><' b.;>.lrin!\ r"l Wilh ., hille i,,!\,"'''i1>', ;"" Can ..,...... u>t
~",., tho.' pnml" "f the t''''' pl.Il\' " 'hil,' lilt' a ",,,tt'f " 'ilh a ,It~ ......ttinl\ !>il"" a , ..hscti
p.l t"'m bit trim, tho.' wo,kri<u' fl",h. tul\- fo' a hi>cuit ~'i"".
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on Straight Bits
A ur.-:trt boI6'W~ btt, rJlfoI> AAnough
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minutes, you can bring them back to life.
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to h"<lore _ sh1I'p cUlling edgoe
la ~ ...
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againS! Ihe stone 10 pre nl 'IXl<in9.
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_ USing Ii..... $0 <1\ _ good _
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Should I Buy
Bargain Bits?
Sure. these bits make some tradeoffs. but are
inexpensive router bit sets worth the money?
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In " l1u"hdL Ih. r"l1l~ry d,ff..."...
HighSpeed SteelBits
l.,:t""~"Tl ,h..".. "b"'l\di,," bit. dnd n\(,,,' WhtIo brow\Irlg at a local hardware ~tOte.
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Setting Up the Jig


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Great Results with the
Hinge Mortising Ji
Once the jig is set to match your hinge, routing a mortise will take only
minutes - whether you're routing a couple or a dozen.
l),inK 'h" h,nl\<' m<.. ... islnl\ I'll Is .,10""" ImlIlG M& ....1' 1 .........'. ho.......... .".. ,ho.'
h~rnd Tho. ph<>t" "'l 'M""~" '" th., ''I'P'>- hinK" It' ,,1 II>.' .""lIth oj tilt- m"rh.. In.
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rI<"~ lh,"l';> "''' "", dd ~ in mono! _ GI m. \'ilk... it """"" k' od''''''-'ng
To see .. ..dI>o at _ IATDK Ik domri"ll'h<- I'll: , _ tt... 1>1, '" ",t tt... rorrw1 do.'J"h of
the'~I'9"

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;nt" rl"", Att<~ ' h.t, !XKl'1I '''.In' ,,, Mil tho,. i'~ "1'""" up tho,. 'x",",,''''' ,,j ,I>;. n.."",,
do,~'kwi,,' .,nKlnd tho.' i"'kk" ,j tho.,~""i r1jo;, b>' h.,n<l. u,inl\., ,;h."r ch''''1

Mortising Step byStep

Ien9th of It-. mort It-. ...... '0 A tyPuoIlnStAllMoon """""'"" id/UOI""J the b1 >top
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Tips &
Jechniques
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ROUTING DADOES& GROOVEs ....n

HAND-ROUTING TECHNIQUES ......76

BREAK THE RUm WITH


BA(KROUTING ".." 78

ROUTER INLAYKIT 80

ROUT PERFECT DOVETAIL.$ 82

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DOVETAIL TIPS & TECHNIQUES 86
,AJ1 you need for perfect-sized, dean-cut dadoes and grooves IS a
hand-held router. a straight bit. and a SImple jig.

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M ~"" ,. i" w,,,,,i,,',,r ~,,, ~ _ "", f1."h" , "'lu.u. ,"t" I m,,,I, ., jij( , t "~,b Ii"'.
IlL" """'l\.ond ,,' 1<' ""' , l.l.oJ<~" .,,' dr.flo"ll r ". n.... dr."-i"l\ . , tho,- k'J'
cut .. ,,_!tor gr ~ rt... ">dr"".... .ond ,1I1hr 'W J""I:>" ""' - , "'" ~ '"
gn""......... cut 1h ..... ,;1" Ar><j I ....... buill 11._ 1ri1"'1l '""'" """""" k>
............ tit>W""'.... k><UlIhrm-~ Ihr W<~. Ihr lIII.' ......
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n... ...., .." h. "'""1\. "'>rkp""'" Tho> i,.. 'lui<k ,,, ..1 up.
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r''''i.. ,oul k'.on ~'"'" "'"i 'h. I~ "" ,t 10...,,',.,. .ocrur.'. dAd.""" But 11><....re .. f."., "',
tI.l'-ho."""","" I':"""~ ,'h .1 "" Ih~ ~ .'" <.on do' .... 1\'" Ihr t>t-t 1...
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ar>....oh IinoHIn' lhr lIT ~ ~ III lhr tr.N-. of IlJUIL""M!I" pn-":ll:r

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...*'"on Iht 10.."" lint. T1wn "'""'" ~ _.
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.. lUI in lItr d,,,,,,,, on ..'" "'" in Iho.o dr''''inl! In"" tht It""" And INtI I" ,. cut,
WI...." r'-'" tho. "'~',Iht .......... <JI1ht n...,....... ,'i~ .. >ht-.> "' _. Storttn
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il ,....... ~'C'Ur >ht...ld.t _ h<ild ,. in our d.oJ.".. !I" t.., ....l<h Iht I"'-'CR Ihi<t. .
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Wide Dadoes: Two Passes


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. .. Iht~ l'!I "'~ .... ~_"_mor1o Then \lOU'" """
Then IQ.( lhP 9 ~ lro'n ~ JlJ lefn ~ ~ Il'II'\IIWlQ waIlI>. Ji'ijoWlftIIJ ~ d.llb
Shop Technique: Custom-Fit Dadoes
Ik ling ...'CU,.\d,- si" od ,b.h., ,.. ~"." '.., n .... Jrawing> un II... ''Pr<",ik 1"'1\" It-<>d
", hold p!\-..-",>d p~ ....l can ""'". t>,~ ...... ""''''Ith the P""- E..m t:Ud<' .. ......d
~ Tho' I'"U"m .. pl~......,.-.J """" '" rout on<' ..... '" Iht dodoor ~.,,'<'_
_.N"'lhonlhr~1tlidnra To ",,",,"on Itw Iluodoo>. I II "
.., ..-.... l.-J " ...... ~_ ".OobioilOboO' ~ "'-.l ~ ,_<It
dodo"' r-"' pt._.oJ. I ~"..... "'I""... "' ~ .... IIw~ _ Then,
f"''' d 11" like Iho.-, ""'.......... 'n I 1'101, 1' ,,/tt..- ,,1.........>01 tlwt will
Each ~\li,lp m,i", "I " h"rdr.. ..."l lit 'nb' lho. J6J" ah01K,kl,' Ih< KUWP and
""-.... ,,'ith r,..... .n........! h' lho> h>p_ I u",' damp ,ho. "'>nd ,ll.u,.t..'l\.",,-,t it
""'..... and " "'" .. r.~h' to" h' lnm 'ht ~"". ro <.on " , "'l': ......nlll1-~.
~id<-'s t>- Ono<'r l-o....'" mad<- ,....... 111m lum Iht ""' Round .and ..........
uo;ing tlw guodf-. IS otr",ghllono"rd Iftllm r- kI((C 1hrlWdu

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u.r.g I*' 01 ~ fniIke'l
IOIAJng ~.~ltJng ~
10 h::*l pI;wood I*"ft_

Glue .....".. twtMcod


1 feonce 10 an .-lr~ bao;e
~ >idI' of the bao;e " lI'ol'd to
clomp ~ ~ on IlLn. AAd the
Olher i, lflmmed ""l~ the rout.., to
( ..... l~ a '<.>!<''<l<. ~

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the ~ on plioct

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1hl<l hnl Iho _ .woom a"ld
IUUI '*"'9 the _ 9-U
Hand-Routing Techniques
Want to make using your hand-held router trouble-free?
Try out the easy, shop-tested solutions below.

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Routing Frames ",<,,,,,I. t<, fi~u,,' ",,1 ril'!>l hand. T k.>k.t !h<' do'lilil dr.,..-
II><- 1''''1'<'' io'll" Id1t<l wl\Oll _
T1w fiN thin ....... ~ ..,do .. ""' ....
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a k'll<l' ~, n ... t a ~.n'~ or <!.odt,. ,I>.. triO<
...orb iu,t ,"",,11, ., ","'wn ,n U..' ,t"...
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p'"nt"'l\ ,.., "" lp;.n-. i' will p'"n, k'
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tho.' """,1 d'n'C1""'. Y'",'11 i"'~,"'bl\ ,n I ,t" , I}'ri<ally ruu' tho.-l>.k-l t'd~ cia "'f'
...,,"" ,...... ,>1 tho.' """', fm,tr.'i"l'\ I"'*'''-m, who.n i, ... ill ,i, 'j(.lIn,t . .... Il_
In w,.odw,,,l"'l\ - d llp' t. If> ""~ n..... >bll. way ~'pn,,~,,'<hip''''t J......
"' ..... ""... h .,. , .. " .. " ""_ .......p'''....ly , lamp . "'T"I' ,if w,.><1 ~
AA:I if Y'''' .It Itft dr "'1\ ho. _ . tho- ~ tlw, ",,', ~ 10 l><>....-J...
_' . . .10 _ whv """".... - . . . .. ltw-bo._ lidWdr.....ing-
Chir-d~"".,._OO+-Y'''' ... n.. ""'4' bods "1' "",><I lh.'f'> .. .....
........ _ _ Itw-rnd(l;l" "f a ~ """""' .... ..... .... ~ ~ Ihr rnd
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<hoI" -ill rnd "1"''''
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,~i" U... ClI' ." U.. ,."J of tho.' w,,,ll''''~'' id,.., ,,, try h' min;n"... <"h,),t. v.'tl> Ih.,t
llllll ~t "",,'h.,f, """,>I"I""'? I 11....,11)' in minoJ , ,t,,,,'t "'~ ,t><.~" f,,, a full ,t'1>11>
,t....... II, "",I "". "r"b ,,j II\t' wn.lpieG- <ut. 1.-....1......, .......... ,if ",",I~_ r-o-.. .
hN _ s....... """ ". 'lpl~ at Ito. rnd fm..... "'1\ up w,th , ....,. )1JIhI tin.oI r--

Preventing Chipout
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the ord gq.> u..... ~ on 11-.. . . . .,.,.. __ , ........-.g. ltoe <:IlopouI'" ord
the ~ bI' I<lUln9 1he ""'"
ee ~Kl bad l!dQl' tI\ltIlJJPl~ It-. gl#t last l.CI (l'llht SCT,lll Ill P'IOl on j'OUt w:rlpofa
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Better Results -e-

with Backrouting "Il0_"-.r"


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Sometimes routing the wrong way is the right thing to do.


M,,,, .., ...J".... k...... "",, ~ h..ont 01 t>...~ A U tS,. MOlJ)ED EDGE
""'''''~_ Tho- 1,,;I"'iqu~ "w,~ ...." """-'''II Wh.:" I "",t. rn>lill'u" Ih.>"t~ "I . n>uno!
hdndho.ld ",,,10', ''P''''''''> It... ",,,,,1 ur,n,.I,,*,I<1<'I'. I ...nl it ,,, 1>o."""-'<>tIl.nd
ru'''''lI: d,n'<11<on l~.,j f'U"Iunli: t....
, , _ inIo tt... cui. ~ .. _ ... pull - .
<Tbf'- 8<>, """"_.,.,..od 1'-<1<_
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_ _ I h r ~-.~ ~ 1>0< tIw (1:1'- d.-tim
If. _ ........0Id,.,.;",;_1KhnIofur ~ ... lhrn ~ .1n

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, .... ,,"', '~Ip' .~"'~ tho.' ,.tl'~ ,>/ tho.' ju,' bo" ,,,ulIh '" tu,,~ <:til Ih",..~h
".~ -hi<h;' . 1'01 WVOl'f'\ '~ ,hn. ~"..., BYI ..I....... ~,""II ...~r..., om,
I.... ">und. 00-. "- . ....... dlipp;n,. "'_ 0\ .... u... whinro 01
~........,." ~ k. u... .._ aN "'" It'-.d t>. Ihr ~ 01
.....hnji; ....-hnIoquor!o 1"'" oJ.,. mum "'...... -.t',' _ .

""",,_rut ()r.., ..,..,. t-I..n",q", 111 ~ h M)'. rho! "'~uti<'" '"


,-I."" up tho ,....1,,j Iho' I.ll.,,.,,j lho" ''''''"r ";nlr', Thi. i.. w"'",' b.>c."~'h"~c~" "",.,.
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A dovetail jig makes routing half-blind dovetails easy. With a
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addo"'} tr.. I(~ {)"wtd. K,f Althoogh U.s ''/'',",)!rnW and capabol,ty
btl. Itl>te.ld ol usong a bvst"ng
ROUl .. CO'l'le5 at <I pnc., ~\ <I good ~ of
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i, i....-.l "'I""'"pkW of drawn ,,,,Ii," on th~ bottom ,tisk 1<' h.-lp
'I," ply",ood, as ill",- <1",1<', the m,,<ha,,i,m, !h,.., m,>rk0'" th.-
tTatt'o.l in Fi~u", 3 ,,., d,, """.... h"k 1".;,lIi,m, ~nd d,ill pilot holt'S
p..~,i"u, p.l;;<', A ,,,,,,II f", lh" ",ounlinK ,,,,,,'w,
r.l'>bo.~ 'S cU, .I<",~ ,,,,,h The ",", ,h'p is 1<' flip tl>t I.,y Su",n
sid,- of th<- b.I.",' t".n"", oyt'l" ..,d I.w ,.,1 Ii>t- ht>lt,> ,., ll>t' "''''. ,>I
it tt, .!..-k ,'" lop ollh< Iht- "nt"",'I, Thi, i, ,,"m'n in Sb.r~ bt',m'
(~h<'f """f"",.'nt>; ui tho.' "I\o'in, you ,,~n u",' d'.W"",IIi",,, 1<' i>t-Ip
'1<"""" ,.,N"'1, n~~r h> """,! tho.' k"y.St,,,,n 11.",1",.",'
Fi~un' .l b. "J,,,.,>, If yo" Ma HI:ll. i\1> you ",. in SIt'P to, y"u'li .k<,
.n on! >' bu; kiinj.; the Cd'- ,,,,,,t t" kw "ut .nd drill ,n """"" ho.~t' in
ou,.~. you "''"fl .... ~,t 1<> 11>0: 1>.>"'. In.; """"" I>o,l.' i ".'-.d;", h,,1e
cut~ r.rt.'t> Ih., .,lIow. y"u ,,, inst"t ,..:r,wd,i,'~,
'h,ouKh tho.' 1>.1", 1<' .It""t. tho..' IMy s...",,,
LAlY SUSAN h' ti>t- h 'fI, (}ncyo y",,' "t' """ft, tho..' ht >It', 11>0:
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tho.' ",,,t,,, bit co">,,,,",-I ,wi,, Fin.1l1y, tht' "I'!"" st",i"n ,>/ lhe c .,,,,,,,,1
el> "n a "'"y SI,,,m, This hard",..,- i. ,tt""ho.'<I, .ho.l\.-n in S1t'J" 7 ,nd B, ",,,h';
is o"thing rn"n' ,h.m. rouple "I m<'lal "."",11 d"h "I)o\Ilk' f",m .I\I,,~ ,h,,' "'ill
pl."." 1M' ,.'\'olw on h.,11 l>o.."ill~s, iwlp ht,ld Ih" ",,'n'w, h, ''''' "'n""d'i'....
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t~rinK it on th<' l><"l<>m of tlt,- "ppo" ".,,, <wnplt"" 1\" tho., }'t"" bit, "ntI .....'""""lit,>,
lion "I tho.' ,'.",,,,d, as sh"",n in SI<'P5 on and h,d "I' y"" ,h'l"O)\t' ",'nh",

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