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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,326
Posted By pinwheel
During a desperate time in my life, I spent 6...

During a desperate time in my life, I spent 6 months selling rainbow vacuums. Gotta hear no 7 times before you hear yes.


I found it better to start a cold call with finding something they were...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-20-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,326
Posted By pinwheel
Some of you boys wouldn't survive in rural MO....

Some of you boys wouldn't survive in rural MO. Sounds like something I'd over hear around here.

If you're going to be in cold call sales, you better grow some thick skin if ya wanna survive. That...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
That old lift of yours is a beast. Mines about...

That old lift of yours is a beast. Mines about the same age, but not near as stout.

Glad to hear your making progress.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
Few pics from the new warehouse. Getting better,...

Few pics from the new warehouse. Getting better, but still got a bunch of stuff to get moved in there & organized.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
Few more pics from the clean shop. Also included...

Few more pics from the clean shop. Also included a couple pics of the wifes paint/finish shop. Now if I can just get her to do some organizing/cleaning in there.:laughing:

While we were tore...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-19-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
First time in almost 2 weeks, I finally got to...

First time in almost 2 weeks, I finally got to make sawdust instead of just cleaning up sawdust.:thumbsup:

This is the cleanest this shop has been in 6 months. We've added a lot of new equipment...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,300
Posted By pinwheel
So, you're saying you never done anything that...

So, you're saying you never done anything that you had to make amends for? I know I did & was sure glad when the recipient of my amends listened to my side of the story before passing judgement & was...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-19-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 2,378
Posted By pinwheel
That event was the reasoning for changing farm...

That event was the reasoning for changing farm practices. Hedge rows getting planted & breaking up the vast plains. Now farmers are again removing trees from drainage's at alarming rates here in the...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-18-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 566
Posted By pinwheel
All well & good as long as you keep the exact...

All well & good as long as you keep the exact same humidity 100% of the time. But that's not gonna happen & when the wood looses moisture, it's gonna split.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-17-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
They're coming, they're coming, once I finally...

They're coming, they're coming, once I finally get done. Hopefully finish up tomorrow.:whistling But I've been saying that for a week so who knows.:laughing:

I had to rewire & replumb dust...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
Not on the drawer base, because they'll never be...

Not on the drawer base, because they'll never be seen. But we did stain/tone the cabinet openings so they didn't shine.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
couple more pics

couple more pics
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By pinwheel
Cabinet refacing project

Not a big budget project, but it had good profit margins. Think we're going to add refacing as part of our business model. Wish I'd have taken more before pics, but you get the idea how dated this...
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,382
Posted By pinwheel
Be sure to post pics so we can all tell ya how...

Be sure to post pics so we can all tell ya how fantastic it looks.:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,382
Posted By pinwheel
I do on occasion, but I cheat. I've got a walnut...

I do on occasion, but I cheat. I've got a walnut flavored floor filler that I use on those occasions:whistling.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-15-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By pinwheel
Working on rearranging the shop & moving excess...

Working on rearranging the shop & moving excess into the new warehouse. Was hoping by end of day Sunday to be ready to start making sawdust again. Wishful thinking. But I am getting a lot closer.
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,382
Posted By pinwheel
I knew I as giving instructions to a painter, so...

I knew I as giving instructions to a painter, so I was trying to keep it as easy as possible.:whistling:laughing::laughing::laughing:


It's only got to be as complicated as you want to make it. I...
Forum: Carpentry 07-15-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,382
Posted By pinwheel
Catalyzed lacquers are not the same as...

Catalyzed lacquers are not the same as nitrocellulose lacquers we used to use.

2k poly, is lacquer. I done a bartop with it in a busy bar a couple years ago. Looks as good today as the day I...
Forum: Carpentry 07-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,382
Posted By pinwheel
150 or 220. In that situation, poly will do the...

150 or 220. In that situation, poly will do the trick.
Forum: Health & Safety 07-11-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By pinwheel
I'm feeling less stupid by the minute.

I'm feeling less stupid by the minute.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By pinwheel
What a frickin chore. Shop overhaul

Made a mistake on the work calendar & thought I had this week booked up, but as it turns out, I got confused & somehow didn't have anything scheduled this week. Rather than trying to fill it up, I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 587
Posted By pinwheel
We have different views of ugly. Putting modern...

We have different views of ugly. Putting modern glass in an antique family heirloom is ugly IMO.
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 587
Posted By pinwheel
Sounds like hand poured glass which was the norm...

Sounds like hand poured glass which was the norm turn of the century. Find a turn of the century house window & you'll find the wavy glass you're looking for. Shame you aren't closer, I'd fix ya up....
Forum: Flooring 07-02-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By pinwheel
All you can get

All you can get
Forum: Health & Safety 07-01-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By pinwheel
I was working in a Christian Campus center when...

I was working in a Christian Campus center when it happened. Some pretty course language came across my lips, including taking the lords name in vane. I hope that doesn't mean I'm going to...
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