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    Greenhouse build

    Discovery Channel has a series called "homestead Rescue" and they seem to do a lot of green houses and some in some pretty severe temperature area and one of the things they often due us create a heat storage bank by burying rock and circulating the air onto the rocks during the day an d...
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    I treated myself to a new TS.

    good for you you will find it much easier to get things done.
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    Fried chicken for lunch

    you wont find any of that round here, maybe up in the high country.
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    Friday 31Jul20

    I worked from a home office for the last 35 years of my career working for corporate america, the last 20 working for a fortune 100 company and now with my business my office is in my home.
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    California, Karen Fire and Meatloaf

    Picture posted by the daughter of some friends of mine. They live in Baumont.
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    California, Karen Fire and Meatloaf

    These pictures remind me of when I lived out there. We had a few of those when I lived in Alta Loma. One of the many reason why I am glad I left the state 14 tears ago.
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    Bleaching cedar wardrobe cabinet

    Just a note, Starr, I visited the church where I did the commission and the Dove and communion Host are still as white as paper 10 years later. Oh and welcome to the forum. Please post picture of some of you work and also this project as you do it, we like pictures so feel free to share.
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    Bleaching cedar wardrobe cabinet

    Here is a thread on the subject that I posted some years ago. https://familywoodworking.org/forums/index.php?threads/bleaching-wood.19506/ I found that sodium Hydroxide and hydrogen peroxide worked best. I was able to buy a kit from Woodcraft and I understand that Jeff Jewitt at Homestead...
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    Friday 31Jul20

    way to hot to be in the shop (could hit 113 here today) so I'll just spend the week end like the rest of the week.in the office doing book work.
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    Getting Edumacated

    sorry Vaughn for high jacking your thread and the good news. Congrats on the new gig and I hope you make lots of money doing something you love doing. You'll be a great teacher and doing a much needed service. You have to admit though a submarine launched missile is the ultimate concealed carry...
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    batteries

    Frank I just went though a debate in my mind about cord vs cordless in my decision to purchase a Dremel Clone. the price difference wasn't that much but I didn't want to go through the hassle of having another charger and having batteries that would eventually be replace. In this case I...
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    9 1/2" Pecan Wood Serving Bowl

    Blue Bell has a warehouse near the food bank I support and periodically they send a truck loaded with 2 or three pallets of ice cream that is in danger of going out of date. Then it's a good time for all, every body gets ice cream. We even send some home with the volunteers just due to the fact...
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    a Knitting Needle Box I made from palletwood Part 1

    welcome Flip, we like pictures. We had a member who has gone absent who was from South Africa. He had emigrated to Canada from S.A. He was a great contributor but has since gone AWOL. Hey Robs if your out there.... we miss ya.
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    batteries

    I have the old blue Royobi set (saw, drill, router etc) and after many many year (I'm guessing 20 or there abouts) and two set of batteries I finally upgraded to the green Li-ion batteries and seems to work fine. The drill seems to be ready to be replaced, the chuck wot stay tight and I'll...
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    Getting Edumacated

    YUP and from over 3000 miles away. We only got to fire one but it was a real BLAST... pun intended. a little submariner humor. I know we are a sick lot.
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