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    Re: Hidden meaning in a cutting board

    For most woodworking projects you can round to 5/8ths, plus or minus
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    Re: How to Compose a Reflective Essay

    Red over Red
    "the captain is dead"
  3. Re: What random item found inside/outside your childhood home that isnít found today?

    If it's a Delaval, I have the Lawson engine and attachment to power it
  4. Thread: join or die

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    Re: join or die

    Pretty sure Yeadon is left, which indicates he's usually correct
  5. Thread: No idea why

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    Re: No idea why

    For pocket billards
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    Re: Oathkeepers trial - verdict being read now

    Pretty sure he is stupid, and serving time for it
  7. Re: Kicking off the Master Mariners - A Mini EBS Week in San Francisco/Oakland/Alamed

    It's the only excuse that works... ;)
  8. Re: Kicking off the Master Mariners - A Mini EBS Week in San Francisco/Oakland/Alamed

    "There's no phone reception on San Francisco Bay or in the Delta"
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    Re: Oathkeepers trial - verdict being read now

    Trump has pardoned convicted cold blooded killers...
    This treason bit is nothing to him
    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/27/eddie-gallagher-trump-navy-seal-iraq
  10. Thread: 911

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    911

    A Man Called 9-1-1. The Police Shot Him While He Was Still on the Phone

    ...
  11. Re: Check out this early 19th century 'floor vice'...

    your vith muft be fet up very firmly that it flake not and ftand upright
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    Re: The boating section of my library.

    And... the original is a far better quality printing/paper/binding
    The Bonanza edition's binding will fall apart before you finish reading it
  13. Thread: January 6th

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    Re: January 6th

    Is it my imagination or are the sentences getting longer?
  14. Thread: Forget tp

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    Re: Forget tp

    No Problem...

    "BRUSSELS, July 26 (Reuters) - A team of scientists at a Belgian university say they have created a machine that turns urine into drinkable water and fertilizer using solar energy, a...
  15. Thread: wtf

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    Re: wtf

    The police because iq challenged and military training against the enemy, have only one solution
    if you want someone killed, call the police
  16. Re: Kicking off the Master Mariners - A Mini EBS Week in San Francisco/Oakland/Alamed

    Listening to them would be even more entertaining
    They're gonna be talking about all of us don'tcha know...
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    Re: The tragic killing of an elephant.

    I could think of a dozen candidates that should have been killed before an elephant
    any elephant excepting the f'n red elephant in the room
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    Re: "Tripod" to support spars for varnish

    For small masts, I often drill a wee hole and put a 16penny nail in each end and hand those from a pair of saw horses.
    Fill the holes with more varnish
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    Re: Repairing a snapped mast

    Doug Fir or Home Depot spruce would be just fine

    (That 1/2 tenon won't work, and never would have worked)
  20. Thread: wtf

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    Re: wtf

    excepting the lifetime ban, that's a problem...
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    Re: What individual rights does GOP support?

    A greedy, pathetic lot, why anyone could vote for them is beyond comprehension
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    Re: Repairing a snapped mast

    White oak is not noted for it's gluing properties.
    I would scarf in some Doug Fir.
    12:1 scarfs, clothespin or not.
  23. Thread: Time

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    Re: Time

    I remember well my great grandmother on my mothers side, b. 1875

    When in Jr high school (Mass) I met Robert Frost
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    Re: do messes come in threes?

    Just don't pick up any shop rags you may find...
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    Re: My first bird watching outing.

    My childhood memories have seriously tainted any thoughts I may have today on corporate America.
    Including remembrances of friends lost to agent orange

    Edit to add: the same town (including our...
  26. Re: Kicking off the Master Mariners - A Mini EBS Week in San Francisco/Oakland/Alamed

    I sailed on Mistress II quite a bit, took it up into the Delta several times
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    Re: why did i ever varnish

    Is that what he called it?
    I've heard everything now...
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    Re: My first bird watching outing.

    When I was a boy I think every shade tree on our street had an Oriole nest hanging in it. The grand old Elms and Chestnuts were mostly gone by then, leaving Maples or Oaks. And then the town started...
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    You say that like it's a bad thing...
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    Re: why did i ever varnish

    I worked part time in a shop doing motorcycle work when the first catalyzed automotive paints came on the market. The guys that were used to spraying lacquer (nitrocellulose) never bothered to wear a...
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    Re: What individual rights does GOP support?

    Freedom to shoot anyone that offends you
    see: esp. if eating skittles, participating in a legal protest, or black and ringing your doorbell

    Freedom to carry a semi automatic gun in public (but...
  32. Re: Republican Road Island city councilman found asleep behind the wheel with crack p

    Because republicans are odiferous and those that remain in the face of such hypocrisy are particularly so.

    Hardly a fart, and it is interesting to note his assuming attitude of white privilege as...
  33. Re: Kicking off the Master Mariners - A Mini EBS Week in San Francisco/Oakland/Alamed

    All converted to masthead rig...
    With many of them cut down
    yuck

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    Re: why did i ever varnish

    I like lacquer and use it on everything, especially my machine table tops out in the shop.

    (My favorite Lacquer for furniture is French polish, which can be tuned up in a few minutes)

    You do...
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    Re: Hoping Jimmy Buffett gets better

    My MIL had a successful business in Hollywood making draperies in the 1950's.
    She made custom draperies for all the stars, and Andy Devine was notable as one who did not pay...
  36. Re: The declining life expectancies in the US

    And smoking cigarettes
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    for narrow, thick doors...
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    There was a PBS? show on replicating the Gutenberg press which used a large diameter wooden screw.
    The man that made the replica did a layout on the round blank and carved it by hand. It was a...
  39. Re: Check out this early 19th century 'floor vice'...

    Dreading, you say?
    https://www.gutenberg.org/files/31756/31756-h/31756-h.htm
  40. Re: Anyone have an example of GOP putting LESS government in our lives?

    "We" should just stop giving these (red) states money over the mean. That should fix it

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    Re: Meyers Manx EV

    Which is fine anywhere you can see palm trees in the background
  42. Re: Anyone have an example of GOP putting LESS government in our lives?

    Reagan was successful in closing all the sailors hospitals (Marine Hospital Service) and government funded mental health facilities.
    Shirley that made things better for someone, but not anyone I...
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    Re: trainspotting, virtually

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    https://maineanencyclopedia.com/railroads/
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    Re: Barque EUROPA Accident

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  45. Thread: Tapas?

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    Tapas?

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  46. Thread: my dad

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    Re: my dad

    Brought tears to my eyes...

    So sorry
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    Re: Pintle and gudgeon sources

    Most of the bronze bits in a wooden boat are not visible.
    And what is, doesn't stay bright very long!

    I once surveyed a nice little sailboat that had galvanized steel fittings painted brown and...
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    Re: Pintle and gudgeon sources

    The cheeks can go on after the pintles
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    Re: someone please explain this to me

    The earlier parodies were pretty good

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    Re: someone please explain this to me

    I'll give you that Tom, but wasn't limiting it to ladies or "Sports" Illustrated:d

    I was thinking of celebrity in general, it's an odd idolization...
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