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    Edward, you have been more lucky than I have with...

    Edward, you have been more lucky than I have with "exterior " plywood. I see it used and painted,too. But mainly on
    dog houses and tool sheds. And it can last a long time in those uses, but I've...
  2. Thread: PVA Adhesive

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    UF works real well for that. Sticking the...

    UF works real well for that. Sticking the laminate on was a problem from the beginning ,the stuff fell off the early Art
    Deco elevator doors. The contact cement mfgs say its good for 5 or 10...
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    I like MDO but in most respects it's no better...

    I like MDO but in most respects it's no better than standard fir plywood covered with painted canvas. The cloth is actually
    thicker than the treated paper on MDO. MDO is many times the cost, but I...
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    We recently had that long thread about EXTERA...

    We recently had that long thread about EXTERA mdf. Good product ,but heavy. The painted canvas treatment would
    allow many types of material.
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    Tony, next one you check should be the Oxford...

    Tony, next one you check should be the Oxford English Dictionary. I do find your post interesting as there are so MANY
    words that were coined for a specific meaning that have been appropriated...
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    They are only acronyms if they can be pronounced...

    They are only acronyms if they can be pronounced as a word. And I said in the beginning they would cause acrimony!
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    I see a flying bat at bottom center of of pic 4...

    I see a flying bat at bottom center of of pic 4 . To the right of the bat, close to edge of box, there is a man's reclining head.
    Chin is toward the bat and he is facing down. Beautiful piece.
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    Not seeing the nail heads is a little too modern...

    Not seeing the nail heads is a little too modern for me. I used headed stainless nails.
  9. Most A&C stuff is too clunky and grim for me. But...

    Most A&C stuff is too clunky and grim for me. But I like the moderness and refinements of this one. Congratulations on
    new commision too.
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    The three story Art Deco high school I attended...

    The three story Art Deco high school I attended in 1960s had one phone booth in the second story hall. One of the
    all wood and glass type ,with a comfortable seat. And a phone book with genuine...
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    Do you mean the project will not have a roof? Or...

    Do you mean the project will not have a roof? Or you have the roof figured out and don't want advice on that part of the
    project ?
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    If the face is a piece of wood applied to a...

    If the face is a piece of wood applied to a different piece of wood, then I would remove the "show face". Use a router
    to to make some grooves in the back that stop short of showing at the ends. ...
  13. They have so many living on the street , could be...

    They have so many living on the street , could be its to make sure they don't have access to drinking it. Etiquette requires
    that when the can is passed to you ....you don't read the label.
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    I lean toward the idea that dedicated sober...

    I lean toward the idea that dedicated sober workers stay safe. One place I worked had a large saw that sped forward when you
    stepped on a floor pedal. It was rare that anyone but the dedicated...
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    I was referring to the out feed table being high...

    I was referring to the out feed table being high for spring-joint, not the knives. Sorry. I need to be more careful !
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    Two thousandths too high is enuff to do that. I...

    Two thousandths too high is enuff to do that. I think some tend to think it takes more.
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    I think they foolishly kid themselves that they...

    I think they foolishly kid themselves that they have learned a trade. Let's hope they get a chance to make license plates.
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    I agree with Rick's assessment. It's much better...

    I agree with Rick's assessment. It's much better than renting something that's been dogged. The few times I rented stuff
    it had missing parts. And broken parts.
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    Amazon is showing a quart of Behkol for $28.00. !

    Amazon is showing a quart of Behkol for $28.00. !
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    Adam, that's the first I've heard of that. But...

    Adam, that's the first I've heard of that. But I'm not a big user.
  21. Jim, this could be the first time "putting lead...

    Jim, this could be the first time "putting lead in your pencil" referred to putting lead in a pencil.
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    But only the female plants produce fruit. I'm...

    But only the female plants produce fruit. I'm guessing one can find pics and tips for learning to differentiate. I've always
    wanted to see a line of them grown as a barrier. I have a book by a...
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    Well done, Jim. I've always liked slide top...

    Well done, Jim. I've always liked slide top boxes and that form is also good for wall hanging candle boxes.
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    I like Behkol. It always works well for shelac...

    I like Behkol. It always works well for shelac flakes when the big box stuff does not. You can mail order it.
  25. Thread: Cheeseboard

    by Mel Fulks
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    Looks like you have earned a bigger order ! Like...

    Looks like you have earned a bigger order ! Like maybe a pro sized shuffle board. A "must have" for people with fine
    carpets !
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