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    Repair Project

    Before I go to far, Larry has seen these pieces and to be nice, just shook his head.

    Guy at school is a dog lover and got a new dog. Now the dog had issues for sure, couldn't stand to be left alone, ect. He ask me if I could fix this set for him. Appears the dog didn't like the set and did some remodel work on them. Well I didn't want to, and tried to talk him out of it, but it is something his wife's dad bought their daughter, right before he passed away. So what do I do? I told him they wouldn't be perfect, but I would do the best I could.

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    Here is the completed set. Taking them back tomorrow, when I pick up this semester's round of books.

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    If you don't take pride in your work, life get's pretty boring.

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    Steve, what was the wood the chair was made out of?


    Oh yeah, maybe the dog just wasn't getting enough fiber.
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    Not sure Bill, I am sure the chairs were an off-shore product, so it could have been anything. About all I know is that is was light and soft, straight grain, really straight.
    If you don't take pride in your work, life get's pretty boring.

    Rule of thumb is if you don’t know what tool to buy next, then you probably don’t need it yet.

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    Bad dog great repair

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    good job steve
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    A Turn N Time
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    i thought you were done with school steve??? now your getting more books??? great job on the fixun..
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    Great recovery. Now do them a real favor and steal the dog (to be released in the next state)
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    Couple more gen ed classes Larry, need them to get the full blown paperwork. Figure I am this close, might as well run till the end.

    Glenn, dog as since left the area. He went back to the shelter, from whence he came.
    If you don't take pride in your work, life get's pretty boring.

    Rule of thumb is if you don’t know what tool to buy next, then you probably don’t need it yet.

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    the dog ate that arm off that chair?

    not the kind of dog Id want around children, but maybe a great watch dog.

    good job steve.
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