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Cliff

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  1. I just grab a beer and keep on keepin on. I endeavor to persevere
  2. Got that grizzly 4 wheel cart they were offering on sale. The sheet metal is so thin that it came with all manner of dings and pointed object dents. Looking at it too hard will dent it. They shorted me 5 bolts. I tossed much of the hardware because it is junk. The washers are inadequate the washers get lost inside the slots making assembly dicey. The lock washers are all junk. They could have made assembly way easier with a few welded on tabs. Instead one gets three layers and 48 finger tight bolts to get the thing squared up. Assembled with all the bolts tightened it is wobbly because the sheet metal is so thin, nearly foil thin. They couldn’t even get their logo labels on straight It’s supposed to take 300 pounds. We will see. Well It was on sale and it is grizzly so one can’t expect much..
  3. The stuff has interesting and powerful sound dampening qualities. I lost my phone. Shaddup~!! stop lafin I was in a drawer of a cheap desk made of mdf. The volume was set to max but while right on top of it I could not hear any more than a faint sound. The applications for this dampening characteristic are wide open
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    Loined Sumpin Bout Mdf

    eating too
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    Loined Sumpin Bout Mdf

    I doos bes speekin purdy good engrish
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    Loined Sumpin Bout Mdf

    I also learned that there is a glytch in the site software that refuses to let me use consecutive CAPS in a post's title
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    Does The World Really Need This?

    once you use some of these apps that let you reach out past your phone to accomplish things in the rest of the world you find out how much you actually enjoy it. Of course most of the things you listed are things that historically required enormous investment in infrastructure. New locks new switches net thermostats. But fear not. Sooner rather than later these will all be standard issue in the new products because consumer demand is there. I want my phone to be able to connect with my computer when I'm away and see all the security events that my security system detects. I'd like to be able to see who is in my home and whether they are armed so when I call the cops I can tell 'em no residents are in the home and all the robbers are armed - - even give the cops access to my cameras. - - That sort of thing. I'd like to know if I have a flood. I'd like to know if there is a package. I could call some one to grab it off the porch for me.
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    Neat Little Scoop

    I may have to make some of the fixtures I see here
  9. well I will have to work with it a while. The three shelves will require some kind of protection ,maybe luan on the lower two and half inch on the upper.
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    Question About Woodsmith 'Tip'

    You called it. nonsense
  11. the stinkin bolts are marked Grade 8. However I can strip em easy with a hand held screwdriver type nut driver. They are typical of the Grizz; Butter bolts masquerading as real hardware. Every once in a while I give one of these companies a chance like the Griz or Horrible Fright and every single time I vow not to do it again.
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    Yellow Hart Endangered

    well as the self declared killer of last things I better get busy.
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    1st Acoustic Guitar Build

    great job~!!! nice label too
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    Finished End Table

    GREAT TABLE~!!
  15. THIS IS A RECYCLED TIP??????? I WANT MY MONEY BACK~!!!
  16. Cliff

    Flip Top Cart Build

    I really like your height adjustment
  17. Cliff

    a Big Blood Moon

    Sadly we didn't get it here. Story and original pic here https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-44945452
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    Vintage 9 Inch South Bend Lathe

    That lathe was maintained in pristine condition. It still has the frosting on the ways from the scraping. I've never seen one of that vintage in such grand condition. IT's almost factory floor new. So it's a fabulous machine age not withstanding. be sure you understand the lubrication requirements. Often they were "Oil Daily" And be sure use the correct weight oil. I'm guessing that rig is from the 1940s. You can date it with the serial number I bet the vintage machinery site has a resource for that.
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    Curtis Buchanan, Chairmaker

    wonder what he gets for a chair a fair penny https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwi9_8zIuY7cAhXBtVkKHVu8DP4QFghuMAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.curtisbuchananchairmaker.com%2Fuploads%2F2%2F5%2F6%2F4%2F25643327%2Fwindsor_pricelist.pdf&usg=AOvVaw20-lB_DysW1IlN0dhgPmSy
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    I Almost Ran Out Before I Finally Found It.

    https://www.westernjournal.com/l/slarson/he-sends-daughters-into-tells-them-to-ask-for-blinker-fluid-then-films-them-returning-to-car/
  21. Cliff

    Is This a Dogs Foot Print?

    what he said
  22. Those who use metrics and Those who have walked on the surface of the Moon~!!!!!!!
  23. Cliff

    If You Happen To Be 70 or 80 and Been

    I honesty can't recall the time I went to a grocery store and bought sockets or drills, It'd be nice if they'd start inventorying them though. I use extra length drills with annoying frequency. been collecting 'em all my adult life.
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    Thread Chasing Dial

    Didn't like how the casting was worn so I mounted it and bore it out and sleeved it https://photos.smugmug.com/Rockwell-14-x-40-lathe/i-4nBLdM3/0/91a9c181/1280/nice and slow-1280.mp4 https://photos.smugmug.com/Rockwell-14-x-40-lathe/i-nrdFhmz/0/547a0bf5/1280/tqkin a pass-1280.mp4 first I had to get it square and true https://photos.smugmug.com/Rockwell-14-x-40-lathe/i-2BR4t7q/0/3e5dac3b/1280/gettin the bore square-1280.mp4 https://photos.smugmug.com/Rockwell-14-x-40-lathe/i-V5R6nBf/0/04f2b66c/1280/a little out of round-1280.mp4 here is the sleeve Wouldn't even know I was here

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