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  1. Rich ,HF has a 10 foot yellow tape that costs a...

    Rich ,HF has a 10 foot yellow tape that costs a dollar and has markings that exactly match a two foot Starrette blade- rule.
    Its flat and flexible.
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    I think you have to think in terms of flat and...

    I think you have to think in terms of flat and straight pieces. Not about how to make a flat door from from un flat pieces.
    I'll keep reading and watch for more clues. I do not think angle iron is...
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    I think we might need more info. Do you mean the...

    I think we might need more info. Do you mean the stiles roll over and don't stay straight with the rails? The pipe clamps
    sometimes get bent ,making it harder to keep stuff flat. If the clamps are...
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    Bill, the guy wrote that when going to the moon...

    Bill, the guy wrote that when going to the moon "and beyond" was the big deal. The Mission style was too bulky for
    space vehicles. But it's the most used style for electric chairs.
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    Thanks !,Gerry. That's it! And I had forgotten...

    Thanks !,Gerry. That's it! And I had forgotten that when the ads featured more than one woman they were all happier
    than the ads with just one woman ! Please consider a yearly contribution of $6 ...
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    I remember post WW2 magazines with full page...

    I remember post WW2 magazines with full page cedar chest ads showing women carefully socking away socks and other
    "woolens" along with the family's copy of the Magna Charta !
  7. Malcolm, there are two ways of securing those...

    Malcolm, there are two ways of securing those circle heads. The other is just accurately planed butt joints with two
    splines. For thick doors I prefer the latter.
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    Nice and unusual, please show us a pic of how it...

    Nice and unusual, please show us a pic of how it fits in the kitchen. I think a back made of a light distorting plastic might be
    interesting, making "fire works" of kitchen activity.
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    Well done , Lowell. The 3 across plan is a good...

    Well done , Lowell. The 3 across plan is a good way to improve modern too fat door dimensions. And it's looks like you
    have a nice Norfolk Island Pine, keeping those alive is a skill ,too.
  10. I think some brands sell coated and uncoated, so...

    I think some brands sell coated and uncoated, so I wouldn't depend on just the brand when ordering. We used to keep some of both since the coated ones worked so well they couldn't be used for...
  11. Charles , I'm sad to hear that some 18th century...

    Charles , I'm sad to hear that some 18th century fine chairs are headed for failure because some chose an inferior
    method.
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    John , I remember that fine project well. Having...

    John , I remember that fine project well. Having one guy do the whole job is always good. It might be that the condition
    I described would be seen less often if only one guy did all of it. What...
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    I've made a lot of exterior doors of mahogany,...

    I've made a lot of exterior doors of mahogany, within a year or so they all get painted. Look at pics of multi million
    dollar houses, most of the doors are painted; but who gets tired of saying "I...
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    I have to wonder if it really is mahogany. It's...

    I have to wonder if it really is mahogany. It's so durable it just makes no sense to me that it would get that treatment.
    But,welcome back,Rich.
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    I used to think good paint would protect low...

    I used to think good paint would protect low quality wood. It will not. No experience with marine stuff.
  16. Congratulations! I've always liked doing...

    Congratulations! I've always liked doing architectural millwork. Sounds like a good fit for you.
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    I would use a plywood top. Glue light canvas to...

    I would use a plywood top. Glue light canvas to that with Titebond 2. Paint with acrylic . Trim the legs on one side to give
    slight slope. Will last many years.
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    In America ANYTHING can be a professional...

    In America ANYTHING can be a professional televised competition it seems.[/QUOTE]

    Well, it's been a long time since I've heard about any tobacco juice spitting contests
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    Usually a bunch on eBay. The long blade kind are...

    Usually a bunch on eBay. The long blade kind are more plentiful than small ones. Good to have two or three of different
    sizes.
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    Looks like a razor blade type scraper.

    Looks like a razor blade type scraper.
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    I love signs, and that's a good one. Think the...

    I love signs, and that's a good one. Think the sign should be several inches higher to give another step ,instead of the
    Dissimilar materials blending in a straight line.
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    No R value is given for Safe N Sound and the...

    No R value is given for Safe N Sound and the company reccomends their Comfort Batt insulation for insulation. The language about not using SNS for insulation does seem less emphatic than when I last...
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    Yes, lots of conflicting info. I'm convinced that...

    Yes, lots of conflicting info. I'm convinced that much of the stuff is intended to make you give up ,and call a "pro". The
    Roxul "safe 'n sound" has no insulation value, does have some quieting and...
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    That's a big project and you are really digging...

    That's a big project and you are really digging in and getting it done! I'm a big Gatorade consumer, too. We thin it beyond
    what the label says ,to cut down on the sugar.
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    They used to make plastic or metal liners for...

    They used to make plastic or metal liners for flower boxes. But I haven't seen any for a long time.
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