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    Looks like it has a carved rope edge. I would...

    Looks like it has a carved rope edge. I would save that by just gluing where needed.
  2. The blades might end up with contractors , but...

    The blades might end up with contractors , but they probably get abducted by “thrifty amateur medicine-men”.
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    First thing I would try is turning the work...

    First thing I would try is turning the work around after each pass. A small knife nick elevates one side . Check for nicks.
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    The saw “blades” get warped from heat, pinched by...

    The saw “blades” get warped from heat, pinched by “reaction” wood ,etc. For years we had an excellent saw guy who would check every blade
    on a a machined steel plate before sharpening. Used an...
  5. I got it! “ Best Sawmill Creek”. response.” ...

    I got it! “ Best Sawmill Creek”. response.” But your guess about the doors was…wrong. Checked with the managers of 4 stores….
    “4 stores and 7 hours ago”, it’s to save on heating and cooling.
  6. There are paints that won’t scuff. I just used...

    There are paints that won’t scuff. I just used one can of spray epoxy paint , weeks ago. No scuffs ,but the paint still has some faint odor.
    A carefully organized pantry would eliminate having to...
  7. My guess is that they want the regular customers...

    My guess is that they want the regular customers to go in the back way so that well dressed hired fake customers will attract toney high
    rollers.
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    Rod, That is terrible ! We like cats too….but...

    Rod, That is terrible ! We like cats too….but never trust them. They have long tails and short attention spans.
    Hope you healed quickly and that your daughter is over all the trauma.
  9. You need good ladders ,not steep. Good slope...

    You need good ladders ,not steep. Good slope ,rolling in a track, put quartos and folios in that ‘deep space’ !
  10. Thread: Jewelry Box

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    Real nice. Like the contrast of thin dividers...

    Real nice. Like the contrast of thin dividers ,and thicker ends. While it looks like it could have been made in 1950s … the TV non working
    Horizontal hold top shows it was definitely not made...
  11. Denatured alcohol on Al- U- Minium get rid of ...

    Denatured alcohol on Al- U- Minium get rid of gummyness and makes for easier cutting, scraping ,and drilling.
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    I do remember hearing him say that that USA had...

    I do remember hearing him say that that USA had led for a long time and it was time for us to step back and let others lead.
    Not the most bold USA initiative ….but certainly novel ,easy ,and...
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    Looks like someone’s creative mail-box. Bringing...

    Looks like someone’s creative mail-box. Bringing it home could be the ticket to a few years of of “all expenses paid” Federal housing.
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    The old and proven way is to get a thick piece of...

    The old and proven way is to get a thick piece of junk steel and drill some holes a little smaller than the dowels. Champher
    them a bit to make dowels start easier . Champher the dowels too. I...
  15. I’ve heard of using talcum powder to absorb oil.

    I’ve heard of using talcum powder to absorb oil.
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    Not a hot collectible. But they can be used for...

    Not a hot collectible. But they can be used for sanding wood.
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    That is a great portrait shot of a dog who...

    That is a great portrait shot of a dog who clearly liked to entertain. A real eccentric too. I hope you have lots of pictures.
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    It’s best to run material at the highest speed ,...

    It’s best to run material at the highest speed , at least on first couple of passes . Slow speed makes for a long wood bath in the rock and
    grit pile.
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    Thomas, does LA still use the….Dragnet ?!

    Thomas, does LA still use the….Dragnet ?!
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    Sticky: I read that the ancient Amazon’s burned off one...

    I read that the ancient Amazon’s burned off one breast to facilitate archery. The PE teachers were, I’m guessing …. smart enough not to
    let the girls do it.
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    Glen, Those are beautiful ! I see them as Tea...

    Glen, Those are beautiful ! I see them as Tea Caddys, precious casks for precious tea, which in earlier days was always locked and often
    kept in locked cabinet. I find the knobs a bit too...
  22. Years ago “rub bearing “ was only used for non...

    Years ago “rub bearing “ was only used for non ball bearing (often shop made), wooden “bearings “….coated with bees wax. I’ve used them,
    but that was a while back !
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    Lisa, glad you are back.

    Lisa, glad you are back.
  24. Took me a minute to remember….”mid century...

    Took me a minute to remember….”mid century modern”….without seeing “rabbet ears” ! I think it was seeing the “horizontal hold needs
    adjustment “ (on the drawer fronts) that tipped me off. ...
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    Sticky: . Scott, I posted that point here once. Thanks...

    . Scott, I posted that point here once. Thanks for your efforts to stop “acridnyms “ , I coined that because when I see lists of nuttiness my
    eyes burn.
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