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  1. I just leave my phone off until I need it. ...

    I just leave my phone off until I need it. Charge the battery twice a year whether it needs it or not. These ball and chains have no place in my world.
  2. AFter having so many calls from tenants about...

    AFter having so many calls from tenants about leaks around the sink flange, I gave up on plumbers putty. Sooner or later that stuff dries out and leaks. I now use silicone. End of problems.
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    I've seen mold in attics near the vent fan exit. ...

    I've seen mold in attics near the vent fan exit. Also had a mold problem in a house we bought to remodel. The previous owner shut off the power and basement filled with about foot of water before I...
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    Bathroom vent fans, good or bad?

    The son is having some work done on his house and wants a bathroom vent fan installed. It is a vaulted ceiling in the midwest, so I'm guessing there is not much room to route a vent pipe unless It...
  5. Thread: Lawn Weeds

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    Prashun, from your description, it sounds like...

    Prashun, from your description, it sounds like your problem weed is nut sedge. Very hard to get rid of, if not impossible. The weed establishes a network underground, thus its ability to flourish. ...
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    IMO, cell phones have changed society for the...

    IMO, cell phones have changed society for the worse. I've seen really rude behavior with these things. It's not unusual to walk into a restruant and see couples both playing with their cyber...
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    Am I a dummy or what?

    Forgive me if there is already a thread with this heading. Sometimes I wonder about the things I do. Yesterday, I was pinning the tenons on a bread board end. I carefully drilled the holes, not...
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    Here's what I do when making stopped cambers. ...

    Here's what I do when making stopped cambers. First I make a stop cut with a saw at the same angle as the chamfer. Then I remove most of waste with a draw knife. With care and with the grain you...
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    Did you carve your name and date? If so how did...

    Did you carve your name and date? If so how did you do it. Liking what I see.
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    I've decided to attach the "framed part",...

    I've decided to attach the "framed part", actually the molding below the top of the casket, to the casket body and not the top. There will be no movement due to grain orientation in the main case. ...
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    It's flat sawn. the board is one inch thick. It...

    It's flat sawn. the board is one inch thick. It will be part of the top of a casket. Not worried about what happens afterwards, but the time spent in the funeral home waiting for the big day. So...
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    Yellow poplar movement

    I am working on a project that will have an eight inch wide poplar board encapsulated by a frame. I have always been able to account for seasonal wood movement through the design process, however,...
  13. I have used a slip over rubber repair sleeve with...

    I have used a slip over rubber repair sleeve with several hose clamps. Easy and reversible but more costly than PVC.
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    Tom, beautiful roof! Always nice to see quality...

    Tom, beautiful roof! Always nice to see quality work.
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    Kinda like "what's the best kind of oil?" on a...

    Kinda like "what's the best kind of oil?" on a motorcycle forum.
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    I've never heard of Latex enamel paint before. ...

    I've never heard of Latex enamel paint before. I've always know it to be latex or enamel. A good paint store will guide you in the right direction.
  17. yup, that's the ticket.

    yup, that's the ticket.
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    David Esterly has passed

    I was perusing the Lost Art Press blog and Christopher has posted a nice article about David Esterly. It opened a whole new world for me. Worth checking out if you're a carver.
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    I have several and they are my favorite tool to...

    I have several and they are my favorite tool to use. I also have a Galbert Draw Sharp. My experience with the draw sharp is the draw knife has to be in really good condition before the Draw Sharp...
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    Most motorcycle dealers make their money on shop...

    Most motorcycle dealers make their money on shop labor. Dollars per hour labor is approaching 100 per hour at most shops. You are being ripped off BIG time. Find another shop, replacing a tire is...
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    Rick, I was told, by a good Canadian friend when...

    Rick, I was told, by a good Canadian friend when I asked what the cannons overlooking a Canadian bay were for, that we in the states weren't taught the truth about that war in school.
  22. I have read that a concrete building block can be...

    I have read that a concrete building block can be used to flatten the Norton stone. Anyone have any experience with this?
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    Do what I did, stop sending them money. It just...

    Do what I did, stop sending them money. It just encourages them.
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    The OP said he took the clamps off after three...

    The OP said he took the clamps off after three hours. IMO, three hours is not enough clamping time for liquid hide glue. I always leave things clamped up for 24 hours.
  25. It only took me a few minutes to leaf through it....

    It only took me a few minutes to leaf through it. I have no interest in building with concrete and I thought the "candle stand" was a poor example as compared to a previously published shaker candle...
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