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    Kev Williams

    Self-driving cars--seriously?

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    I'm perfectly fine with self-braking cars, and self-parking cars, but I for one DO NOT want to share any roadway whatsoever with a self-DRIVING car. I'm worried enough about driving next to human-driven cars, especially when on one of my bikes. At least humans can usually hear HORNS. I...

    Last Post By: Carlos Alvarez Today, 2:19 AM Go to last post
    steven c newman

    Next Build?

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Daughter was "hinting" that she would like a cabinet like the last build....or a Chest of Drawers.....hmmmm:confused: Have another week or so, before I can go and buy a supply of lumber....since she has a penchant for painting all the projects I build for her:mad::mad::mad:.. I may just stop...

    Last Post By: Mike Baker 2 Yesterday, 8:43 PM Go to last post
    Ben Rivel

    Building Your Own And Improving Upon The Oneida Dust Sentry Bin Level Sensor

    Thread Starter: Ben Rivel

    Splitting this topic off of the original thread found here: LINK I put together a quick info dump on how to build the same dust bin sensor Oneida sells for $148 for quite a bit less than that. After doing so others have chimed in and we have begun what will probably become an improved design with...

    Last Post By: Mike Heidrick Yesterday, 5:00 PM Go to last post
    Bruce Wrenn

    It's Not Only Facebook!

    Thread Starter: Bruce Wrenn

    Sent my SIL an email last week. In email, mentioned a specific brand of self rising flour. Very next day start getting banner ads from Amazon for exact same brand of SR flour. Makes me think, who is reading my emails?

    Last Post By: Dave Zellers Today, 12:05 AM Go to last post
    Thomas Crawford

    20x28 workshop build

    Thread Starter: Thomas Crawford

    HOA approved yesterday, tentative start date right after the new year. I've had a couple other threads in here but I'll use this one for all the build pics. Details: 20'x28' (560 sq ft for the mathematically challenged) 10' sidewalls vaulted hip roof lots of natural light concrete...

    Last Post By: Frank Pratt Yesterday, 3:20 PM Go to last post
    Roger Chandler

    G0800 Bed Extension

    Thread Starter: Roger Chandler

    I have had folks ask about the bed extension configuration and how its situated. This is a pic of the extension mounted on the end and lower than the bed which gives about 40" of capability off the end, or if mounted in line with the main bed can allow 65+ inches of distance between centers in...

    Last Post By: Roger Chandler Yesterday, 8:41 PM Go to last post
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