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  1. At the fire safety class I went to, the fire...

    At the fire safety class I went to, the fire marshall said the most dangerous thing you can do, is to keep that 2 gallon container of lawnmower gas in your garage.
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    So Scott, you're using multiple coats. I'm...

    So Scott, you're using multiple coats. I'm talking myself into trying some, but I'm hesitating at the cost of it, and not sure I could afford to "flood" it on, especially more than once.
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    Try Greener Lumber...

    Try Greener Lumber https://greenerlumber.3dcartstores.com in Mexico, Missouri. Specializing in sinker mahogany and some other species. I've gotten some outstanding wide mahogany boards from them...
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    I try to do as much of my sanding outside as...

    I try to do as much of my sanding outside as possible. Even in winter. I keep a tote with ROS, paper, and extension cord, always ready to leave the shop.
  5. Thread: Jewelry Box

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    Very nice! I especially like how you did the top...

    Very nice! I especially like how you did the top - looks great.
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    Another no to gorilla glue! That stuff expands. ...

    Another no to gorilla glue! That stuff expands. If it were me (and it has been) I'd use medium CA glue. You just have to be fast. Thin tires too fast. Starbond CA glue and maybe others have...
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    Anybody ever do anything with serviceberries? My...

    Anybody ever do anything with serviceberries? My tree has a good crop this year. I've always left them for the birds but wondered if they are worth picking.
  8. Thread: "Weed Pots"

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    I think you may have identified a whole new...

    I think you may have identified a whole new market for these things ��
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    You know, I went to Homestead finishing site as...

    You know, I went to Homestead finishing site as my first stop in researching, and did not find a specific guidance for this. I did not think to look at FWW. I looked at the article now, and see how...
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    Thanks for this input. I started sanding at 100...

    Thanks for this input. I started sanding at 100 per some video guidance that said that first dye coat at a rougher initial grit would allow more penetration of dye into the stripes. That made sense...
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    curly maple dye technique

    I've done the dye/sanding/dye etc., technique about a dozen times now to pop the curl. I seem to be getting worse at it. I've watched a bunch of videos and read a bunch of articles, all of which...
  12. Good one, Dick. :)

    Good one, Dick. :)
  13. Thread: Pork Rub

    by Stan Calow
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    If you're looking for something thats not a...

    If you're looking for something thats not a barbecue-style rub, we use the 21-Gun Salute seasoning mix from Trader Joes.
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    Have any of the magazines done comparison...

    Have any of the magazines done comparison testings?
  15. Well I've used porch and garage floor paint...

    Well I've used porch and garage floor paint outside, successfully. And they do make a concrete "stain" (Home Depot) that I haven't used. Yeah they don't last forever, but long enough. I dont know...
  16. Why not just paint the floor too?

    Why not just paint the floor too?
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    Thanks for input everyone . What Terry said...

    Thanks for input everyone . What Terry said rings a bell as to why they had a poor rep early on. I had the chemicals (Termidor) injected around the perimeter of the house several years ago when I...
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    Termite control experiences

    Anybody have experience with termite bait stations for their home? When I first looked into them years ago, they had a reputation as ineffective. But now I hear they are better.

    I had chemical...
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    How about making it out of blue & white tiles,...

    How about making it out of blue & white tiles, with a nice wood frame around it? Unless, you're actually cutting on it, of course.
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    It was probably said in earlier threads you may...

    It was probably said in earlier threads you may have seen. What are you making? Large flat surfaces like table tops? Yeah a 6" is good. Smaller pieces with edges and a variety of surfaces - 5". ...
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    There used to be a scam around here where guys...

    There used to be a scam around here where guys would offer to oil your cedar shingle (aka kindling) roofs for $100 or so. TV exposed some as just using water. Fortunately shingles not popular here...
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    I saw a remodeling crew using one of these at a...

    I saw a remodeling crew using one of these at a job site while on a trip to Italy. They were cutting trim. The workers said it was a pretty common tool and were amused that a tourist would be...
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    I suggest you visit the Acoustic Guitar Forum,...

    I suggest you visit the Acoustic Guitar Forum, where there is a subset of luthiers and knowledgeable repair folks who know a lot about instrument finishing. Its worth knowing about if you're into...
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    The LTCPs we looked at required you to meet at...

    The LTCPs we looked at required you to meet at least two of the five conditions to qualify for payment. We dropped it when the annual premium tripled at age 65.
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    Yeah, the KC Royals are already using this, and...

    Yeah, the KC Royals are already using this, and probably other teams. I just haven't been paying much attention to the other teams.
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