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    Thread Starter: Jon Grider

    First, I do not wish to offend anyone, but I very well may and I apologize in advance if you are offended by my post. First rant is that I'm way over the "live edge furniture" movement. It floods the on line and Etsy/Pinterest type market and much of it imo cheapens the artistic, functional,...

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    Ole Anderson

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    Thread Starter: Ole Anderson

    My 42 month old Dell laptop has been slow, one thing I wanted to do was to update from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 10, but software is over $100 and I understood that the free upgrade offer expired long ago. Yesterday I ran across this Microsoft link that worked at no cost. I am now running...

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    Mitchell Andrus

    Plywood walls vs sheetrock

    Thread Starter: Mitchell Andrus

    If all goes according to my sinister plans, I 'll be closing on a shop that's 22X40 soon. (There's a house on the property too - man's gotta eat and sleep sometimes...) The house has 2, 2 car garages. It's currently bare studs and I'm torn between sheet rock and it's low cost and 1/2" plywood...

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    Jim Koepke

    Counterfeit $1 Bills Seized

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    International Falls Minnesota $900,000 in $1 bills was stopped at the boarder. My question is did they find it all. My next question is the few stories read from the links above do not give any indication of what people should look at on the fake bills to find them if any have reached...

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    dennis thompson

    Just got a quote for a new front door

    Thread Starter: dennis thompson

    We would like to replace our current front door. It currently also has sidelights and a transom. We got a quote for a fiberglass door from Pella. The installation would be exactly the same size as the current door,with sidelights and transom. The installed cost is $6595.( Wood would be twice as...

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    PHILIP MACHIN

    Small Garage Dust Collection on a <1000$ budget

    Thread Starter: PHILIP MACHIN

    Good Morning all! I'm a new woodworker, I've posted a few times now and you guys have been a tremendous amount of help so far. I appreciate all the advice. My work area is about half of a 24 x 24 2 car garage. I've already seen from the few projects I've completed that dust control is a...

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    Barry McFadden

    Counterfeit $1 Bills Seized

    You should never let someone take your card somewhere to run it.... insist it be done at the table or go with him to run it....

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    Ryan Bond Sr.

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    Mark Blatter

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