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Lissa Hall

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    Hubert, North Carolina
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    You got me, you figure it out!
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    I never did give anyone Hell. I just spoke the truth and they thought it was Hell

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  1. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    But I do admit they did get power back on quickly and I am extremely thankful for that.
  2. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    i have not been able as of yet to see any outside news but planning on sitting in front of tv for a bit. My uncle and mentor house was flooded at one time had three foot of water in it. one brother lost most of his roof and the other brothers that lives here also took on some roof damage but not sure to extent as of yet. we had tornado touch down behind us in the storm but it hopped over the house and picked up an entire trailer across the street and threw it into trees, the owners evacuated. I have been thru many hurricanes including hurricane Andrew working as a medic but this storm was crazy. i don't know about other places but Onslow county will have some time repairing. Stores are just starting to open and are are out of many things and people are going crazy over gas and cigarettes. they had someone pull out a gun on clerk who was nice enough to open a small store without power so people could get a few things. sad thing was the man got mad because he could get a carton of cigarettes. not water, not food but cigarettes. we are mainly staying home out of fray although tried to find a chainsaw today as mine broke. but it is no biggie in scheme of things. better to let things calm down than to worry about the small things. we just had a bunch of trees come down including one on power line. my neighbor had to help me fix the line because electric company said since it was not the pole and was connected to house was owners responsibility. and would not fix it. but they told us if we were going to fix it we had to do it that day because the power would be back on soon and it would start a fire if we didn't. thought that whole thing was crazy. but we did get it fixed. luckily there was no power to it. lol and yup sure he was a worker with JOEMC. So think i might have to file a complaint on that one but he was not the only one who told us that either we checked with two other worker because we thought the guy was crazy. i do want to say i appreciate the concern from all of you and I hope to get back to some wood working soon. but repairs and helping family and friends will be first and foremost on the agenda. but i will try to check in from time to time. thanks again guys for your concern. be safe out there its a crazy world.
  3. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    Hey guys checking in from eastern NC Just got Internet few min ago. We r ok and house as well. Workshop survived as well. We have many trees down and a ton of work a head of us. But wanted to let u know we r okay. But it is incredibly sad here so many people lost soooo much its heartbreaking
  4. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    Still here
  5. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    Video was just my brother in downtown swansboro right now storm just coming in.
  6. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    We have everything we need. Water,generator etc. Evacuating comes with its own problems. Every storm is different and always have decisions to make. We are not in mandatory evacuations area.
  7. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    https://www.facebook.com/100012409367535/posts/532693627154278/ this is my brother from downtown swansboro about 5 miles from my home.
  8. Lissa Hall

    Hurricane Florence (Members)

    Yes I we right where she is coming in. We are just north of Wilmington and south of morehead city. But we are good! Even thought it is not over still breathing bit better not a cat 4.
  9. Lissa Hall

    Box for My Uncle Finished

    It is always one thing to give a woodwork piece to someone who does not do woodworking but to give it to a master craftsman is a very nervous thing... But he loved it and we discussed how it was made etc. he was very happy! And only had one critique and it was very helpful. I have no problems taking advice from him and learning. The critique was this. When you have to do filler go with the darker wood color rather than light wood color. That was it. But from what I understand he is showing it off to everyone and that means millions to me.
  10. Lissa Hall

    Box for My Uncle Finished

    Lol Smallpatch, I get that reaction everytime someone ask me if I want to go shopping for clothes or house stuff and I say nah I would much rather go to lowes..
  11. Lissa Hall

    Box for My Uncle Finished

    The box for my uncle is completed. I used tung oil as the finish.
  12. Lissa Hall

    Which Would Be Better?

    Thanks Fred that is good info! I mean I know some use like bee's wax I think. Then popular min wax and then I knew about tung oil. But that all I know about in finish world.. So with all this new education I will be looking into to others. In truth never been much of a fan to poly because it always seems to yellow after time. I used it because one it's what I knew, two it was fairly easy to use. I have also never seen how tung oil last over years because those projects were usually gifts but I liked how it looked?
  13. Lissa Hall

    Which Would Be Better?

    I will post pic after completed. And some of those finishes I have never heard of. So will be experimenting with them later. Silly me thought poly and shellac the same thing lol. So only have experience with the "tung oil" and poly so going with tung oil as the comment about what I am experienced with made a lot of sense. I would not want to mess anything thing up this far in and would like to give it to him soon. But will look into others and practice with them!
  14. Lissa Hall

    Which Would Be Better?

    Thanks everyone!
  15. Lissa Hall

    Which Would Be Better?

    I made this box for my Uncle who is a woodworker and vet. He has always been generous to me and has made plenty of things for others but no one makes him anything so took this on. It s my first inlaid project ever! Think I did okay.. So my question is tung oil or poly as a finishing coat? All opinions considered. Thanks in advance!

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