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  1. You can buy pourable silicone made for casting...

    You can buy pourable silicone made for casting pewter . They have some that are stretchy for complex stuff and some
    that is harder and non stretch.
  2. I'm in Richmond Va , the first flip gutters were...

    I'm in Richmond Va , the first flip gutters were made here by a family that did metal work. Few years back the local rag
    did a story about them. They will still make them by referral but do no...
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    Some are real junk, one I had to use had spindles...

    Some are real junk, one I had to use had spindles that were bumpy as a Jr high shop first project rolling pin. The best I
    used was a Delta Invicta ,think it was made in Brazil.
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    Never been able to get mine to work. Been blaming...

    Never been able to get mine to work. Been blaming ME...but it looks like maybe it's the "tech people"!!
    And I'm a one finger typer....so every time I log in ,its like having to do a school book...
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    The stuff sold in the caulk-type tubes is said to...

    The stuff sold in the caulk-type tubes is said to be fast cure....that's all I got
  6. Agree with the principle of trying to use the...

    Agree with the principle of trying to use the best materials on all projects. But the glued on and painted canvas would even
    keep a roll of toilet paper clean and dry for years ! It's as...
  7. Doors that weathered usually show an open joint...

    Doors that weathered usually show an open joint between the stiles and bottom rail. That should be fixed ,not just
    filled with caulk. BUT by using the tempered glued and screwed Masonite ....just...
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    The fences are important, never seen a good one...

    The fences are important, never seen a good one that came with the machine. All of them were toed in a little ,that
    makes it harder,or impossible ,to get a good cut. Seen guys waste a lot of time...
  9. I would get 1/4" tempered Masonite . Put a small...

    I would get 1/4" tempered Masonite . Put a small bevel at top and bottom. Then use Titebond 2 to glue light canvas to
    the Masonite on face side or both sides. Prime and paint ,screw on to door...
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    When I could find the flaws in a customer's...

    When I could find the flaws in a customer's design. Make them mad, get them to accept my superior changes, then thank
    me with tears in their eyes ....and name a child after me.... One of them was 14...
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    Hickory is not gonna behave like fine mahogany....

    Hickory is not gonna behave like fine mahogany. Mahogany is great ,but It's more useful to the craftsman than the
    buyer !
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    It's no longer an ellipse. But it is...

    It's no longer an ellipse. But it is "elliptical". Dictionaries kinda ' define elliptical as "kinda' like an ellipse"
    For drawing them you use a stick with nails (wont explain it cuz I have to...
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    Agree with Jamie. To put in new words. The table...

    Agree with Jamie. To put in new words. The table without the expansion piece can be an ellipse. But with an expansion
    the curved part will not hit tangent to the straight part. You need to make a...
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    Interesting table. Complex puzzle....but I...

    Interesting table. Complex puzzle....but I don't think you are going to be allowed to take on the plane !
    Just use the "tray table....don't make trouble.
    It must make some really interesting...
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    Truman's daughter sang on a TV show and was...

    Truman's daughter sang on a TV show and was panned by a critic. He said something about wanting to punch him in the
    nose. That was pretty much an immediate public statement ,not something...
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    Lots of good story's about Truman. A guy had a...

    Lots of good story's about Truman. A guy had a flat tire in front of Truman's house. Truman helped him change it. Guy
    says "you know, you look a lot like that SOB Truman" Truman smiled and said :...
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    Mark ,on that door jig ...does it have openings...

    Mark ,on that door jig ...does it have openings for stile "lugs" ? I can see removing the top lugs ,but I like to leave the
    bottom ones just in case it needs more length due to some change in door...
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    We used the stick method ,too. But mainly for...

    We used the stick method ,too. But mainly for really large window sash. We would drive a nail in the stick as a stop.
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    I like the Rain X product. The stuff sheds water...

    I like the Rain X product. The stuff sheds water so well , just flys off. Unless there is a really hard rain the intermittent
    setting is all you need.
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    I've always put pencil lines on the stile back...

    I've always put pencil lines on the stile back showing where the mortise would be. Face of all door parts had a face
    mark (quick pencil double-dash) on face side . With all rails on the lines...
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    [QUOTE=Jim Koepke;3065161]Into the 1950s and '60s...

    [QUOTE=Jim Koepke;3065161]Into the 1950s and '60s most men dressed well, wore ties and hats to work even for non-office jobs. It has gotten much less formal since.

    Agree. Once they let in the...
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    I think "in hat wearin' times" needs to be added....

    I think "in hat wearin' times" needs to be added. The early bunch didn't wear hats.
  23. Prashun, my guess is somebody dulled it ...and...

    Prashun, my guess is somebody dulled it ...and sent it back.
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    People used to be more formal. Washington was...

    People used to be more formal. Washington was greatly admired as a big dignified guy. Decorum meant a lot then.
    He had few close friends. At some dance or "ball" a bet was made about touching GW. ...
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    Adams wanted to be president ,but pretty much...

    Adams wanted to be president ,but pretty much knew he had no chance. And decided second Prez was the way to go.
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