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    Agreeing with Erik on the Sole brand insoles. ...

    Agreeing with Erik on the Sole brand insoles. Made a huge difference and ended my plantar fasciitis. They seem to be hard to find, however.
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    I noticed that the MSDS for it says that it is a...

    I noticed that the MSDS for it says that it is a blend of food grade oils and waxes. Maybe the wax part of it is what causes trouble with a finish coat.
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    Yes insurance and bonding are one of the pieces...

    Yes insurance and bonding are one of the pieces of information that is provided up front on the site, although it should be verified. But note, its not just a bunch of little one-man contractors on...
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    I dont believe they provide higher rankings or...

    I dont believe they provide higher rankings or fake reviews for money. What they do is put sponsoring vendors at the top of search list, just like Google and Bing, etc. They send emails to their...
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    its not in the same class or quality, but Harbor...

    its not in the same class or quality, but Harbor Freight has a tiny table saw with I think a 4" blade. They're around $60 with coupons. I got one at an estate sale for a few bucks and use it for...
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    When all else fails, call the store and ask for...

    When all else fails, call the store and ask for the name of the general manager and or the district manager, and addresses. Mail a hardcopy letter to them. I've done this when I wanted to commend...
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    I've used it many times. I've found contractors...

    I've used it many times. I've found contractors that way that I would not have otherwise come across. It does let you make quick comparisons between companies by looking at their detailed...
  8. Hmmm. Reading the citation that Tom provided ...

    Hmmm. Reading the citation that Tom provided

    "(1) Standards for denatured ethanol. Starting December 31, 2003, no person shall sell, offer for sale, supply or offer for supply denatured ethanol...
  9. Anybody have a good link to info on the ban? I...

    Anybody have a good link to info on the ban? I cant find anything from the state by Googling. I want to know if its banned because of the denaturing agents or what.
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    I've done that using the self-stick felt - I...

    I've done that using the self-stick felt - I think Rockler and/or Lee Valley sells those rolls in various colors. But I have had trouble getting it cut straight to fit the bottom exactly. So I've...
  11. We've used the scrunchy kind from a couple of...

    We've used the scrunchy kind from a couple of sources. They seem to last one season. I wouldn't recommend for serious watering use, or to attach to sprinklers for example. But wife prefers them...
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    A spindle sander has upped my game. I have the...

    A spindle sander has upped my game. I have the Triton thats pictured, and I have looked it and the Harbor Freight model that looks identical in gray, and for the life of me, I cant see any...
  13. My two cents. I have a Duststopper as well as a...

    My two cents. I have a Duststopper as well as a Dust Deputy, using shop vacs, but at my tablesaw and router. They work fine, but on a lathe I would wonder about having enough CFM to suck up the...
  14. Thread: Drug Prices

    by Stan Calow
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    I used GoodRX when the insurance company said...

    I used GoodRX when the insurance company said they would not pay for something the doctor prescribed. My regular pharmacy said it would be $179 with no insurance. My doc suggested GoodRX. I went...
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    I think there are too many kids who go to college...

    I think there are too many kids who go to college to delay adulthood, and have unrealistic expectations of their skills. I know a couple of people who teach at colleges, and they say that college...
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    Dealing with this now on my phone. Finger won't...

    Dealing with this now on my phone. Finger won't read because I got CA glue on it will filling some cracks on a project. It eventually wears off. Also had problems in the past with a blister,...
  17. Agreed! When I was in 5-6th grade in the '60s,...

    Agreed! When I was in 5-6th grade in the '60s, everyone took shop class and home economics - basically cooking. Boys and girls. As I recall boys were just as inept, unskilled and uninterested in...
  18. Is there a cooking badge? It would be...

    Is there a cooking badge? It would be interesting to see how the requirements differ there. You have to assume that the requirements were set up that way for a reason and based on experience of...
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    Thanks for input guys. Great simple example of...

    Thanks for input guys. Great simple example of my question, Frank. I want to take weight into account in my future projects, with a goal of making furniture that's easier to move.
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    I had trouble drilling with forstners on the...

    I had trouble drilling with forstners on the lathe too. What I found was that even though the tail and headstock looked perfectly aligned when examined up close, when I put a long bit in the tail,...
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    Weight in design

    Does anyone consider weight when designing a piece of furniture? I've made a couple of tables and chests following plans that made me think that it should be a design factor. My thinking is that a...
  22. Someone told me that the good ones are too busy,...

    Someone told me that the good ones are too busy, and the bad ones won't come anyway. I got one to come the next day and replaced a panel and some other stuff all in one day. But it cost a bunch.
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    Thanks for sharing. That stain is a very...

    Thanks for sharing. That stain is a very interesting color. I would never think poplar could look that good.
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    I used some redheart a long time ago. I remember...

    I used some redheart a long time ago. I remember it being more fine-grained than your photo. The red color was more raspberry-ish, sometimes almost coral. It turned mostly brown (still attractive)...
  25. Thread: Sawdust

    by Stan Calow
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    So, doesn't regular mulch (cypress, cedar,...

    So, doesn't regular mulch (cypress, cedar, hardwood, etc.) cause the same nitrogen depletion? Trees and shrubs seem to deal with that. You could just mix in some regular fertilizer to add nitrogen...
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