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    This sent me back to my freshman years ‘66...

    This sent me back to my freshman years ‘66 Harbrace College Handbook grammar text. I have driven my children and now my Grandchildren crazy with it. Nothing definitive on “associative,” but this...
  2. Radiant is wonderful, but costly to install and...

    Radiant is wonderful, but costly to install and run. You then have to deal with a separate system for cooling. If you have the resources, first of all, good for you and it is a great system. First...
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    I have a Grizzly 1.5hp cyclone. It is a roller...

    I have a Grizzly 1.5hp cyclone. It is a roller and does a good job. At 73 I am not going to replace it, but it was a mistake. I did not want piping all over the ceiling. I wish I had put the DC up in...
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    Hear, hear, Rob. Or in this case, here, here,...

    Hear, hear, Rob. Or in this case, here, here, Rob.When we remodeled our place there was a big stone fireplace made out of petrified wood. I tore it down and it opened the house from front to back....
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    Re-finish advise

    I built this white oak table a few yrs ago. It has been in my daughters home. They have sold the current house and the new house cannot accommodate a 3’x7’x1” table at this time. I picked it up the...
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    We have three doe and five fawns working the fig...

    We have three doe and five fawns working the fig tree out. Some sleep under it. We are now having a forked horn and a 5 pt showing up too.
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    The picture of my box doesn’t show another 1.5”...

    The picture of my box doesn’t show another 1.5” hole I drilled for the power cord. The next time I do a run, I think I will flip the plexiglas to see if there is a difference in DC. That would...
  8. Thread: Figs

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    We have friends who dehydrate them with good...

    We have friends who dehydrate them with good result. My neighbor tells me they freeze them.
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    Box

    I built my own box and collect from below and the fence. It is leaky air wise but does not pool dust in the box and the old PC stays pretty clean as well.
  10. Thread: Figs

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    Fig Newtons

    Recipe for FN’s. IP am sure, John, that if you closely follow your wife’s directions you will be succeful.
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    Having nothing to do with the fabrication of the...

    Having nothing to do with the fabrication of the Newton’s, well, other than the eating, Stan is right. The dough is the issue. John, you might want to pick up a copy of “Fig Heaven” byt Marie Simmons.
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    Figs

    The photo shows our fig. It is about 50’ across in the shown dimension and drips down the slope about 20-30’. I pruned probably 1/4 of it out last winter. I suspect next year to be a bumper crop once...
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    Well, in my case this is all we found during the re-model. It is a 1948 issue. All i can say is that if you look at this, you can see why Hugh Hefner was such a success. With it there was also a...
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    Well, in my case this is all we found during the re-model. It is a 1948 issue. All i can say is that if you look at this, you can see why Hugh Hefner was such a success. With it there was also a...
  15. I have the PC biscuit machine. It has been...

    I have the PC biscuit machine. It has been challenging and some points in this post have been helpful. I am very careful when setting up. I have gotten better results over time but when a problem...
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    Thanks, Tom. my question on the tool tray for the...

    Thanks, Tom. my question on the tool tray for the split top is on preference of the two shown. I’m thinking my two planks will net at about 12” each. With a narrow slot for chisels and sectioned...
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    I use mine mostly on welding projects, althogh I...

    I use mine mostly on welding projects, althogh I do have diamond wheels for them. I have a Metabo that I’ve had for over 30 yrs and it has been excellent. I kinda limit it to wire brush duty now. My...
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    Having had woo[den trim fail miserably when we...

    Having had woo[den trim fail miserably when we remodeled our home in ‘13 we went with Azek. We cut some biscuits and used the biscuit jointer for alignment and used their suggested glue. Every joint...
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    Yeah, Tom, please continue. I have a pile of...

    Yeah, Tom, please continue. I have a pile of maple for my bench, the BC Classic Leg Vise, 52 1/2 Record and BC Planing stop. Material is going to finish out at 3”. Length 80 or a bit above. Width?...
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    I look at my Fein MT as the tool I can’t afford...

    I look at my Fein MT as the tool I can’t afford to use. This based solely upon the cost of blades. When you need it, and it is the best option, it comes out. I looked at reviews of the Milwaukee MT...
  21. Can’t speak on the Fein, but I have recently been...

    Can’t speak on the Fein, but I have recently been using the Karcher WD5 and it has been excellent. I gave the kids my Ridgid. It worked fine but large and noisy.
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    I represented Rinnai in my business for 29 yrs....

    I represented Rinnai in my business for 29 yrs. you get enough of a winter in TN to make me say, avoid .the outside units. The ,freeze. Protection (elec) kicks in around 38*. Do they work, yes, but...
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    We did a small deck on the place a few years ago...

    We did a small deck on the place a few years ago and after trying various mounting methods went with Camo. It has not failed anywhere on the deck. As to squaring that board I’d take my hardware store...
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    I have a Stihl FS-90 and a small Tanaka for my...

    I have a Stihl FS-90 and a small Tanaka for my wife. I have ditched the string wound standard heads on both and they are just so much better to use. I don’t remember the brands. One i think is a...
  25. You might also look at closing up the spacing on...

    You might also look at closing up the spacing on your floor joists or increasing the dimensions of the joists.
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