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Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 9:13pm
Replies: 9
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Posted By DAB
I was hoping you’d post that!!

I was hoping you’d post that!!
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 6:46pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
i don't care about your pointless titles, i have...

i don't care about your pointless titles, i have enough t-shirts and mugs and other crap with the company logo, i'm just here for the money. i'll do my best, but a pat on the back doesn't buy...
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 4:26pm
Replies: 20
Views: 201
Posted By DAB
well you've got your Russet, Yukon Gold,...

well you've got your Russet, Yukon Gold, Vitelotte, Ratte, Bintke, Laura, Kennebec, King Edward, Dore, Kerrs Pink, Salad, Melody, Opperdoezer, Duke of York, Russet Burbank, Gunda, Parel, Remarka,...
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 3:02pm
Replies: 14
Views: 164
Posted By DAB
i've painted our entire house, the entire...

i've painted our entire house, the entire guesthouse, and my shop (12 foot ceiling). do the prep right, and the actual painting is easy.
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 2:17pm
Replies: 14
Views: 164
Posted By DAB
not being a painting contractor, but by my...

not being a painting contractor, but by my guessing and math:

materials - $100
labor guess - $200

total - $300.

but you also need to figure that few contractors will take on a job that...
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 1:55pm
Replies: 14
Views: 164
Posted By DAB
i get about 300 SF per gallon, so what's your...

i get about 300 SF per gallon, so what's your wall SF? not floor SF (22x24 you say)

assume 8 foot ceilings, perimeter = 22+22+2*22 (to account for dividing wall) +24+24 = 92 linear feet of walls...
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 12:04pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
some years ago, my last company contacted me and...

some years ago, my last company contacted me and wanted my help here locally. they were looking to bid on a large contract, and wanted me to attend the pre-bid meeting downtown. ok, doable. how...
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 5:16pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
nice box. :DAB:

nice box. :DAB:
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 5:10pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
i don't drink, so i buy ammo...and ammo is no...

i don't drink, so i buy ammo...and ammo is no longer cheap. :faint:
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 3:01pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
last text from her was that she had taken a fall...

last text from her was that she had taken a fall and had some head injuries.
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 2:49pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
every time we identify some problem in society,...

every time we identify some problem in society, the most common response is:

"the gov't should fix that"

and that's the problem.

charity used to be done privately, nice old ladies would run...
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 2:13pm
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
former neighbor gal, she sold her lot and moved...

former neighbor gal, she sold her lot and moved to a place about 8 miles south, but we still keep in touch with her (made her a little desk recently and loaned her some tools which i got back). she's...
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 11:35am
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
Mike Rowe's Dirty Jobs series showed that any job...

Mike Rowe's Dirty Jobs series showed that any job has it's highs and lows. but almost everyone on that show had a smile on their face at the end of the day. they enjoyed their jobs and their...
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2020, 9:59am
Replies: 84
Views: 942
Posted By DAB
we'll always have the poor in society. but...

we'll always have the poor in society.

but you are on to something. all this "automation" and "high tech" has a cost we don't see.

when i was in HS (early 80s), our shop class took a field...
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 6:42pm
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
the one i did for Rhode Island.....it barely...

the one i did for Rhode Island.....it barely holds one wheat thin.... :dance:
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 6:11pm
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
some dummy can't cut a straight line.... :slap:...

some dummy can't cut a straight line.... :slap: :DAB:
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 3:48pm
Replies: 19
Views: 282
Posted By DAB
are the proportions 1:4:9? :ohnoes:

are the proportions 1:4:9? :ohnoes:
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 2:34pm
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
it is rare that a cutting board comes out of the...

it is rare that a cutting board comes out of the clamps perfectly flat on both faces. i have a scrap piece of granite countertop material (the cut out for the cook top in our kitchen) that i use to...
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 9:50am
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
true story: years ago, when we still lived...

true story:

years ago, when we still lived in MD, a relative had spent a year in China on business, and part of the deal was that the company would ship back a 20 foot Conex full of whatever stuff...
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 9:41am
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
that book matched one (6th from top), made for...

that book matched one (6th from top), made for Sea Six some years ago, has 10 different woods, and this pic shows what kind of woods were used:
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2020, 8:15am
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
Progressive glue up, belt sander and random...

Progressive glue up, belt sander and random orbital sander.




That was made for Iron Chef, walnut in the center, maple, then Purple Heart. Most any hardwood works, just a matter of money and...
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2020, 8:44pm
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
It depends on size, wood selection, complexity,...

It depends on size, wood selection, complexity, and how broke my gun fund is. :dance:
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2020, 8:43pm
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
Yup. :DAB:

Yup. :DAB:
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2020, 5:22pm
Replies: 17
Views: 340
Posted By DAB
i rarely worked on my C5 when i had it (oil...

i rarely worked on my C5 when i had it (oil changes was about it), and I don't mess with my Chevy truck at all. the shop does a fine job changing the oil and rotating the tires as needed.
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2020, 12:00pm
Replies: 24
Views: 325
Posted By DAB
i do consider requests, but i don't take orders. ...

i do consider requests, but i don't take orders. there's a difference.

you can PM me with questions/comments, and we can go from there.
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