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    You want to be sure that the bracing and frame...

    You want to be sure that the bracing and frame won't flex with the weight. From the sounds of it you should have plenty of bracing! So long as there isn't a high spot you should be good. Good luck...
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    Yes. However if you wanted to do things...

    Yes. However if you wanted to do things completely organically you can add greens like lawn clippings which are rich in nitrogen. The problem is when you just spread things that take a while to...
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    As someone working in the stone fabrication...

    As someone working in the stone fabrication industry, the most important thing is making sure there is NO sag what so ever. Granite will flex some but marble is very brittle and will snap especially...
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    It would be wise to just use leaves. Wood takes...

    It would be wise to just use leaves. Wood takes longer to break down and therefor sucks more nitrogen out of the soil.
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    Be careful with using wood shavings as mulch...

    Be careful with using wood shavings as mulch around the garden. As wood decomposes it leaches the available nitrogen (nitrogen in the form that plants can use) out of the soil and it can take a while...
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    As Bruce said, PLEASE WEAR A MASK!!!!! I can't...

    As Bruce said, PLEASE WEAR A MASK!!!!! I can't stress this enough! As someone in the stone fabrication industry, I can tell you that stone dust is pretty terrible stuff. If you don't work with water...
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    Bush Honeysuckle???

    Has anyone had experience working with bush honeysuckle wood? Its a beautiful orange pink and when cut into thin cookies is semi transparent sort of like the wood version of stained glass. I used...
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    From a landscaping perspective, pretty wood or...

    From a landscaping perspective, pretty wood or not DO NOT PLANT THESE TREES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (a) They are invasive as David said, and (b) are some of the worst trees to have in your yard. They...
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    Thanks for the info! I do love working with this...

    Thanks for the info! I do love working with this plane. It is one of the smoothest planes I have ever used!
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    Nothing to do with oil but when we mix epoxy to...

    Nothing to do with oil but when we mix epoxy to fill the crack where two counters meet at work and leave it in the cup, it will start to smoke so I guess its possible that it could catch on fire if...
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    I know I'm a little late for this but I'd like to...

    I know I'm a little late for this but I'd like to say thank you to all who served. My Grandfather is a Vietnam Vet and the only thing he'll say about it is that he ate monkey on a stick while over...
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    You are absolutely right. I did ground it, its...

    You are absolutely right. I did ground it, its just that when you're used to jumping dump trucks and loaders, it is quite a shock at first. Living in Maine, the majority of us have larger vehicles...
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    On a Prius (which is hybrid and not fully...

    On a Prius (which is hybrid and not fully electric), to jump start the car, you done use the negative at all and instead, there is only a place to hook on the positive to the battery. To top it off,...
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    Not so sure about charging issues but they're...

    Not so sure about charging issues but they're weird to jumpstart. You only use the positives when I was asked to jump my bosses car it was quite the head scratcher! Thank god for YouTube!
  15. Gardening and Grafting.

    Gardening and Grafting.
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    Welcome! I can't see the name well but try and...

    Welcome! I can't see the name well but try and see if you can take a rubbing. I've had luck doing this before. It does look handmade and with the brass I'd say its 1800's.
    Aiden
  17. Why does it need to be non ferrous? Would steel/...

    Why does it need to be non ferrous? Would steel/ iron react to something?
    Aiden
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    Thats a nice looking chisel! I hope it works...

    Thats a nice looking chisel! I hope it works every bit as good as it looks or even better for you. Also, a little off topic but what's the wood your hammer handle is made of? Buloke? Its beautiful!
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    I've got one too that I can't ID. Any guesses?...

    I've got one too that I can't ID. Any guesses? The readable portion of the punched makers mark on the plane (also the only mark on the plane) reads as "...........K Tool Co. Warranted Cast Steel" I...
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    It looks like it! It's a little far for me though!

    It looks like it! It's a little far for me though!
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    Actually just found some birds eye maple in the...

    Actually just found some birds eye maple in the orange boxstore but didn't get any. Small eyes and expensive for what it was.
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    Or maybe use punctuation? In all seriousness,...

    Or maybe use punctuation? In all seriousness, welcome!
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    Brian I believe Raye was saying that he donated...

    Brian I believe Raye was saying that he donated and then he was able to see the pictures. I think it should have been written as NEVER MIND, THE DONATION LET ME INSTANTLY VIEW PICS
    the key being...
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    Thanks. That makes me feel good that someone...

    Thanks. That makes me feel good that someone other than my family said it looked decent. I tried my best as it was for my dad for his Masonic things, many passed down for generations.
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    It wasn't very large but marble is very heavy...

    It wasn't very large but marble is very heavy (the top was probably close to 100-150lbs). It really depend on the machine the legs came from. Some can be pretty frail looking and some are pretty...
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