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Bob Sanders
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On 2005-02-25 11:35, Michael Baker wrote:
FYI: Always had trouble locating sandpaper with a grit finer than 400. Had that woodworker frame of mind. The other day, I was in an auto parts store buying wiper blades, and what to my wondering eyes should appear... 800 and 1000 grit, hanging real near!

~michael


And it's waterproof! (Therefore, --Top Secret-- it works on glass!) Ever needed a double-layered glass? Scheme! It will hold more than a mirror glass. (Great place to ditch a hollow egg and steal a silk fountain.)

Tabby, I don't think a Mason jar will work. The "writin'" is built in. Maybe you could sand off the text and make an undercover Mason jar? Hide a blue light in the lid.

"Bondo and 800 grit sandpaper. Quite a fit." So you've seen my car? Now the truck is ugly. But you sure can spot it in a parking lot. Folks won't park near it. (The dogs even keep going!)

Glad to hear someone remembers the TV card frame. I'm really bad about learning something after it's no longer available. Anybody interested in an appearing milking stool and churn?

Bob
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I've been trying to find my camera so I can take a pic of the card frame sitting in my shop. We need to get Andrew Pinard over here. He collects those rascals and knows a lot about them.

-=tabman
...Your professional woodworking and "tender" loving care in the products you make, make the wait worthwhile. Thanks for all you do...

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Bob Sanders
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I ended up with two TV card frames. They look like a football goal post holding up two pieces of glass bound by rubber bands. A piece of wire is involved. The glass is set in, diamond shaped.

I just got and idea for another routine! There’s a high school reunion for my 1963 class this summer. We can use old school photos, throw the pack at the frame and guess who will have a picture in the frame? I'll just rename the trick Peasant Under Glass!

That would put me right down there where they thought I would be. (I did notice that they didn't wear their spurs to class.)

Would it kick out a photo on thin glossy stock? An advantage of computers now is that you can take an old year book and make a deck of photos.

Mr. Baker,

"I can't turn my back on this group for even half a day and just look at what happens! Chainsaw juggling... what next?!?!"

Is there not a website called "Outside the Box" on which I have witnessed your clone juggling a chainsaw? At least it was at an old steel furnace. Accidents never happen there, happen there, happen there...

Lucy didn't remember Ricardo's name. The supper table was not the right place to mention it! Next time I'll take a towel.

Scheme!

No Sir Ree Bob
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Class of 1963 - that's me!!

I like the idea of the yearbook trick using the card frame. Very creative!!! I'll try to get a photo of the one here, tomorrow.

-=tabman
...Your professional woodworking and "tender" loving care in the products you make, make the wait worthwhile. Thanks for all you do...

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I was 3 in 1963 (ducking and hiding).

Today was a good day. Was working on some Dancing Cane stuff with the former Miss Alabama Majorette and she gave me a few new moves to do.. with and without the gimmick.

Look for it this fall Smile
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I'm telling Syd!
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*chuckle* Ah yes, those were the days...why, I remember hearing Kathryn Granahan starting her term as our nation's 32nd treasurer...but back then we didn't have those 'boomboxes'! I can remember the little beeps of morse code coming in like it was yesterday...

LOL Sorry, just having a little fun with time...(and I know you didn't need to use morse code Smile)

:lol:

I was on the phone with my friend from about 11:00 last night to 5:00 in the morning...and then she fell asleep (I fell asleep the night before..LoL). Don't know why we stay up that long, but we just have tons to talk about...

Too busy today, getting ready for company....hate that. Did happen to find a hidden stash of 30 dollars, though (I LOVE WHEN I DO THAT! Smile Whenever I have a large sum of money, I always hide some of it because, knowing me, I'd forget about it some time and it keeps me from spending it). Also got my Humane Restraint catalog in today. Was shipped pretty fast. That reminds me, I'm getting tons of info about the hangman's noose hogtie I'm thinking about...

I've made the decision to make an attempt at learning shorthand LOL. At least I won't have to bother pressing down hard on all of those keys on my typewriters. By the way, anybody have any experience with an LC Smith and Corona Statystical?

Daniel
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Put on The Elegants "Little Star" (1958) then go read my book 'Scary Dark Rides'...it's about rides and nostalgia and the garage mentality. It's about the 50's and a hundred years of entertainment in the dark...and life.

Hey it's free! Give me vast praise when you're done. Should take under 90 minutes and be incredibly rewarding to your psyche and make you warm all over like a good read should.
Read it at http://lionpoint.com


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Bob,

Syd was there. Miranda is like a surrogate daughter to us. She's 22, but acts 35. And she LOVES the dancing cane. Some of the same moves, but a different method are used in twirling, so this could be an interesting possibility from both sides of the coin.

Daniel,

I did that when I was your age. So much to talk about. Syd and I still talk at night before we go to sleep, and that's been 12 years in May. And yes, I STILL use Morse Code.
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I guess that's something else to add to my "To-Learn" list Smile

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Michael Baker
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Sir No Bob,

The class reunion idea is super and the name "Peasant Under Glass" is very, VERY funny!!! If they aren't rolling in the aisles, I don't know what would get 'em. Print on heavier photo paper, at least the card (photo) that ends up under glass. Too thin and it might get damaged.

Outside the Box was a reality, yes sir, Sir No. But that was Thom Britain juggling the chainsaws, not me... I cannot juggle much, except my calendar. My corner of the box put me in charge of illusion... not reality!

Mr. Santos,

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(This will make the forum censors and grammar hosts crazy!)

~michael
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LOL. I had to print a cheat sheet to recall this stuff!!!
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-=tabman
...Your professional woodworking and "tender" loving care in the products you make, make the wait worthwhile. Thanks for all you do...

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After all of this. I think we could all use a bit of help...and I don't mean physically Smile




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Bob Sanders
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Sir No Bob,

Mr. Santos,

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(This will make the forum censors and grammar hosts crazy!)

~michael

Too Late!

Bob
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On 2005-02-26 15:46, Michael Baker wrote:
LOL. I had to print a cheat sheet to recall this stuff!!!


I didn't. LOL.

FYI, I hold an extra class Ham radio licence. At the time I took my test, it required 20 WPM morse code and an high level electronics test.

The FCC has reduced the requirements to only 5 WPM to get a General/Extra class licence. And the entry level tech licence no longer requires Morse Code at all.

I've been a ham radio operator for almost 25 years (and most will say a HAM all my life), Syd also holds a ham licence, Advanced Class.

One of the pieces of software I write and sell for hams does decode morse code from the air and prints it on the computer screen. (along with other digital modes).

Ok, back to our other topic drift.
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Here's that card frame I've got in the shop. Its also for a bridge sized cards but it wouldn't be too hard to make one up to hold a bb card. The glass in this is beveled on the edges on both sides. It's very well made but I don't know anything about it except that it looks to be British craftsmanship. Also a couple of views of my shop so you can see what primitive conditions I force my help to work in. Any info on the card frame, or do I call in Andrew Pinard? In fact, I promised him a month ago I'd send a pic to him, so I better do it right now.

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If you will notice the leg on the workbench at the back of the photo. I just put that in and the leg is the trunk of a small walnut tree, the very one that caused the chainsaw to take a bite out of my leg. It's a very nice piece of wood. I had been turning wands from its branches for several years.

When much younger, I was moved by the stories of the Thayer family riding horses into the desert and camping and gathering manzanita wood to take back to their shop and turn it into magic wands. Thayer started his business with the Wands of the West. I like the connection of using natural materials like they did and I like having a connection with nature.

-=tabman
...Your professional woodworking and "tender" loving care in the products you make, make the wait worthwhile. Thanks for all you do...

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Here's a better shot of the new work peninsula with the nice, black walnut leg. I try to look for an opportunitiy everywhere. Sometimes, we're put into situations not of our own choosing, but we can choose how we deal with those situations.

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My favorite shop was in the basement of the old colonial house my dear old grannie left me in Charlotte Hall, but I couldn't afford the upkeep on it. But I've made do in this old milking house on this old farm, and when the weather is nice I can open the end overlooking the pond. It would be nice to have an open air shop with just a roof over it in the summer.

-=tabman
...Your professional woodworking and "tender" loving care in the products you make, make the wait worthwhile. Thanks for all you do...

http://Sefalaljia.com
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Old milking house...old farm...pond...dedicated wood shop...



ENVY!!!!!!!
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