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    Guess I got lucky. I've had this for about 10...

    Guess I got lucky. I've had this for about 10 years and its oil based.

    Ummmm, lesseee: EPA screwed up finishes
    EPA screwed up washing machines
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    Cabot Australian Timber oil

    Does anyone have experience with this product? I have a quart that I picked up several years back from an outlet that had the inventory from a paint store that had burned. Think I pad less than $1...
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    I was involved in ham radio as a teenager back in...

    I was involved in ham radio as a teenager back in the 60's, and learned a bit about harmonics from citations from the FCC.

    In your situation, it must be a continuous source, as any...
  4. Noisy toy

    Don't worry, any 3 1/2 year old can make noise with anything.
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    Different brand, which has been on the shelf...

    Different brand, which has been on the shelf unopened for several years (ran across an operation that sells insurance claimed stuff; they had gotten an entire paint store inventory, from after a...
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    Varnish problem

    For 30 years I have used plain old varnish for my projects. Most of the time I have mixed 1/2 semigloss and 1/2 satin to get the gloss level I prefer.

    My last effort, however, went south. I...
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    Some comments from a flooring manufacturer...

    Some comments from a flooring manufacturer retiree:

    Substrate prep is critical. Flatness specified by the manufacturer is relative to the type material. For certain success, follow th...
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  9. Thanks, I was wondering. Both are in perfect...

    Thanks, I was wondering. Both are in perfect condition but needed cleaning up (the fellow had his yard man clean up his shop !!! so not great cleaning).

    I sharpened a set of chisels, my #3 set...
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    Sticky: Me, also. Yesterday I climbed a 28' ladder like...

    Me, also. Yesterday I climbed a 28' ladder like a squirrel - at 75. Wife went nuts, so I climbed about 40' up a large tree. Intended to get in one more parachute jump on my 75th birthday but cold...
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    Amazon, Fed Ex and UPS use contractors at this...

    Amazon, Fed Ex and UPS use contractors at this time of year. In my development there are 850 homes. A few minutes ago there was a beat up red Ford explorer that stopped a couple of times. The...
  12. Jet Low Speed wet sharpener & Shop Fox mortiser

    I think I stumbled into a good deal today. I picked up a Jet JSSG10 low speed wet sharpening sytem, plus accessories.........and a Shop Fox mortiser with 3 sets of bits. The mortiser was used only...
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    Queen Anne Lowboy

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    I built this lowboy to go in a 215 year old historic home. I have familial association with this house as a great, great grandfather owned it from 1875-79, and a great...
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    Both the lye and concrete are alkaline so there...

    Both the lye and concrete are alkaline so there should no damage. That said, it will clean the concrete so you may have some color difference. It will also make quick work of grass.
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    Methylene chloride

    I'm stripping a butler's tray table that I built about 30 years ago, it got scuffed up in our recent move and I just wanted to start over on it. Today's strippers without methylene chloride just...
  16. I did a cursory search re CA and methanol and...

    I did a cursory search re CA and methanol and found little. It is on the CA Prop 65 list, which only requires a warning that the product contains... blah, blah. They did ban methanol as a component...
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    In our first house, mmmmmmm... 50 years ago now,...

    In our first house, mmmmmmm... 50 years ago now, we were asleep anticipating an early departure for vacation, when I heard a sharp crack. Got up and walked around until I heard water running. The...
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    Mine retired. When I went in to meet the new...

    Mine retired. When I went in to meet the new guy, I asked to see his hands. When he asked why, I told him I would choose my next doctor base on finger size.
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    Took grandchildren camping. Showed them how to...

    Took grandchildren camping. Showed them how to lay a fire and handed one a box of matches - he had no idea what it was - never saw a match before. Wanted to know why I didn't have a butane grill...
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    I can attest to the fact that filing is a skill. ...

    I can attest to the fact that filing is a skill. Back in the late '70's and 80's I builkt a lot of muzzle loading rifles - from scratch, meaning lock, stock and barrel. That entails a LOT of...
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    There is a front seat in hell reserved for...

    There is a front seat in hell reserved for people, no, they're not people, they're animals.
  22. I have spent a good portion of my 51 married...

    I have spent a good portion of my 51 married years painting, and repainting - the wife likes to try different colors. In our last house, i painted the kitchen 5 times in the first 4 years; she...
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    Received one as a gift, believe it came from...

    Received one as a gift, believe it came from Rockler. Marked #33, Made in India. I used it yesterday for some stuff I didn't want to use my Stanleys on. Believe it or not, after I played with it...
  24. Same here. Very little that interests me in the...

    Same here. Very little that interests me in the last year. Will not renew. I did buy several old issues (2012) on ebay just to get 1 article by Glen Huey.


    BTW, anyone heard anything about...
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    I just downloaded some project plans from Popular...

    I just downloaded some project plans from Popular Woodworking and was amazed that I could pick Glen's projects by sight from a dozen on each page. I have built a number of his creations and have...
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