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Fun with ninja stars...
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For when we redo the hardwood in Elise's room. "Pazzules..."
 
Saw this at the Seattle Home show.

My first thought was "Wow!", followed almost immediately by

"How do I use it as flooring, and still allow for seasonal expansion?"

Will update with the guy's name when I find his card.
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All done with the box...
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Going to replace our fence...how about this?
 
So I came across this totally awesome fence a few months ago.  and it's been sticking in the back of my head ever since.  How would you go about cutting 100+ identical posts like this?  I can think of one or two, but they would be very inefficient.

The best I can come up with, is trace the pattern on and cut it almost all the way with a bandsaw.  then apply a thick template to the top, and run a router against it that had a bearing to trace the template. 
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Makes me sea sick!
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Quack medicine (Chinese traditional medicine, to be specific) will cause many extinctions...

China demand threatens tiger protection
http://blink.htcsense.com/web/articleweb.aspx?regionid=1&articleid=35586810
Soaring demand for tiger parts in China has emptied Asia's forests, frustrating efforts to protect the big cats, wildlife experts said as an anti-poac...
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Snow blower or this?
 
Do you wish you never had to #shovelsnow again? #heateddriveways are a growing trend.

Some of the advantages & disadvantages:

Advantages:

• Convenience – once the drive is installed, it’s just the flip of a switch to turn it on!

• Safety – with a heated drive you’ll avoid slips and falls on any ice built up after the storm.

• Vehicle Expense – you may notice a reduction in salt-related damages to the under-carriage of vehicles.

• Time – no more time spent digging your vehicles out should you arrive home before the snow plow service arrives.

• Resale – you’re home’s value will increase considerably should you decide to list it on the market.

Disadvantages:

• Installation – most systems require your existing drive to be replaced entirely and redone from the start in order to set the system near the surface.

• Maintenance – if the systems coils require replacement, you’ll also be looking at the expense of tearing up your drive and starting from scratch once again.

• Expense – You’ll pay for the destruction of your current drive, the installation of the heating element and the new driveway. Depending on the size of your drive – the expenses will increase.
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Sounds great! You can get me one for my bday

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Elise tipped over the space heater on top of this pipe and broke it. It drains the condensation from the heater. So I just spent post call day fixing it...Good thing they're cute. Only cost about $10. Hate to see what a plumber would charge.
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Looks like an easy fix
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We hope this is tiring...
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Maybe some Valium? Or whiskey...
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And a close-up... Couldn't match ceiling texture, but it's not really noticeable. Not planning on redoing the whole ceiling any time soon 
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I just think that we can't make the ceiling look worse...but to make it look better, we would have to completely redo it.
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Progress...
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Going to look good!
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End grain table top...you could do this from scrap
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Pretty

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Future sink project....
 
Some pull out organizers under the kitchen sink. All credit to familyhandyman.com for the basic plan. A little tweak for this situation. 
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Ummm, yes....what your mom said!!!
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    2013
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