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Cedar “Project” Update..... as you all probably noted, when I cut up the Cedar logs I get a few off cuts. Some large that will become bowls, a few smaller pieces not worth throwing away, too nice to burn, but what can be made? The first step is taking the rough wood & getting them into a shape that is useable.

Started With this Log
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Cut Into Chunks
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Stored Away in the Shed
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Cut Into Useable Pieces
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Starting a Project on the Lathe
Beautiful colour to the wood
 

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So my day is passing kinda crappily, it's cold and yucky out and I'm just ugly. I walk to the mailbox at the corner, oh boy! My new Levi's so the day is improving. I get home throw the mail on the table, and go try on my new jeans. 501's shrink to fit...kinda big, I have been wearing size 6 skinny jeans and went to 4's. So the jeans are kinda big as opposed to skin tight $70 they better shrink ...anyhow, oh the mail...one from SOUTH AFRICA!!!
Do I know anyone in S. Africa?
It has a little bump in it so I'm thinkin Carol sent me flower seeds, 😁 so I am using small scissors to cut away the tape, Santa! A Santa card taped closed to hold the seeds... I oh so carefully cut the tape and start to open it, and these bat things fly out with noise and wavy wings, I flung the envelope away from me, throwing myself backward, bouncing off the door jam and falling over the running cat!!!!!!! Oh crap!!!!!! Scared the holy s**t outa me. So I get up and see that the bats are butterflies. Oh cute, so I am kinda chuckling at myself...then I read the freakin card...it was PAYBACK for the glitter I put in her card, saying that for the next 5 years every time you vacuum up red glitter you will think of me...a lovely thought for a friend
OK chefdenoel10...you said I would never see a payback coming, and I didn't. Not at all, you would think I 'might' have been careful, I did wonder about the stamps and no postmark. But that was only fleeting...you got me fair and square, it's too bad it wasn't filmed. It was a grand joke that you really thought out...a little more evil than I would have expected from you...
 
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Yep. I actually watched this video awhile ago. Lots of work for a coffee spon. 🤷‍♂️ We just recently bought some resin to try some deep pour resin projects. (Again, resin isnt cheap either). There are all kinds of things to be fool around with!
I really liked the world globe they made out of colored pencils.
 

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I forgot to say “thanks” for forwarding the video. It’s rather interesting really what can be made from simple things. We watched a vid the other day where a guy used cedar shavings & resin, another used cedar “moth” balls in cedar.

We want to wisely choose how/when to use resin in projects.

Get that arm healed up so u can get crackin!

Here’s that cedar ball bowl & resin.

That is cool! Thanks for sharing!
 

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One of the gals I used to work with accidentally dropped hers out of her mouth as she flushed the toilet.
Mine was about as bad. I was taking care of a crow and got fed up with the dentures hurting got distracted and left them in his cage. I was crying by the time I found them. I have to laugh about it now.
 

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So my day is passing kinda crappily, it's cold and yucky out and I'm just ugly. I walk to the mailbox at the corner, oh boy! My new Levi's so the day is improving. I get home throw the mail on the table, and go try on my new jeans. 501's shrink to fit...kinda big, I have been wearing size 6 skinny jeans and went to 4's. So the jeans are kinda big as opposed to skin tight $70 they better shrink ...anyhow, oh the mail...one from SOUTH AFRICA!!!
Do I know anyone in SAfrica? C.McEvoy, 6 Aintree Mews etc etc Capetown South Africa.
It has a little bump in it so I'm thinkin Carol sent me flower seeds, 😁 so I am using small scissors to cut away the tape, Santa! A Santa card taped closed to hold the seeds... I oh so carefully cut the tape and start to open it, and these bat things fly out with noise and wavy wings, I flung the envelope away from me, throwing myself backward, bouncing off the door jam and falling over the running cat!!!!!!! Oh crap!!!!!! Scared the holy s**t outa me. So I get up and see that the bats are butterflies. Oh cute, so I am kinda chuckling at myself...then I read the freakin card...it was PAYBACK for the glitter I put in her card, saying that for the next 5 years every time you vacuum up red glitter you will think of me...a lovely thought for a friend
OK chefdenoel10...you said I would never see a payback coming, and I didn't. Not at all, you would think I 'might' have been careful, I did wonder about the stamps and no postmark. But that was only fleeting...you got me fair and square, it's too bad it wasn't filmed. It was a grand joke that you really thought out...a little more evil than I would have expected from you...
Thanks for the warning but after this Christmas nothing would surprise me. A couple of mine had unexpected glitter but that's ok I saved every drop. I'm going to make a little ornament for my little tree 🎄.ps always open the cards from the top with a knife.
 

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I forgot to say “thanks” for forwarding the video. It’s rather interesting really what can be made from simple things. We watched a vid the other day where a guy used cedar shavings & resin, another used cedar “moth” balls in cedar.

We want to wisely choose how/when to use resin in projects.

Get that arm healed up so u can get crackin!

Here’s that cedar ball bowl & resin.

Oh my and you get lots of cedar shavings from what I saw on your video.😁
 

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So my day is passing kinda crappily, it's cold and yucky out and I'm just ugly. I walk to the mailbox at the corner, oh boy! My new Levi's so the day is improving. I get home throw the mail on the table, and go try on my new jeans. 501's shrink to fit...kinda big, I have been wearing size 6 skinny jeans and went to 4's. So the jeans are kinda big as opposed to skin tight $70 they better shrink ...anyhow, oh the mail...one from SOUTH AFRICA!!!
Do I know anyone in SAfrica? C.McEvoy, 6 Aintree Mews etc etc Capetown South Africa.
It has a little bump in it so I'm thinkin Carol sent me flower seeds, 😁 so I am using small scissors to cut away the tape, Santa! A Santa card taped closed to hold the seeds... I oh so carefully cut the tape and start to open it, and these bat things fly out with noise and wavy wings, I flung the envelope away from me, throwing myself backward, bouncing off the door jam and falling over the running cat!!!!!!! Oh crap!!!!!! Scared the holy s**t outa me. So I get up and see that the bats are butterflies. Oh cute, so I am kinda chuckling at myself...then I read the freakin card...it was PAYBACK for the glitter I put in her card, saying that for the next 5 years every time you vacuum up red glitter you will think of me...a lovely thought for a friend
OK chefdenoel10...you said I would never see a payback coming, and I didn't. Not at all, you would think I 'might' have been careful, I did wonder about the stamps and no postmark. But that was only fleeting...you got me fair and square, it's too bad it wasn't filmed. It was a grand joke that you really thought out...a little more evil than I would have expected from you...
You two are hilarious!!&
 

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Good morning all Storm Christoph has finally passed and it's drier and brighter here at the moment.
We have had so much rain and hail and even sleet in the last two days.
I think a little walk is on the agenda for today just to get some fresh air.
Hope you all have a great Thursday
 

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Thanks for the warning but after this Christmas nothing would surprise me. A couple of mine had unexpected glitter but that's ok I saved every drop. I'm going to make a little ornament for my little tree 🎄.ps always open the cards from the top with a knife.
lol Thanks I will remember that
 

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I'm not kidding you guys...she really worked hard on this...
here are the flying bats (lol), you wind up the rubberband using the front small wings, then she stuffed them in the card, and I realeased them by opening the card. God, it was funny.
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The rubberband is actually the body of the bats.
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I'm sure that some of you have seen this before, but in my whole life I never have, and I'm thinking that's one reason it worked so good...Thanks Chefdenoel10 I have so much enjoyed this
 

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I'm not kidding you guys...she really worked hard on this...
here are the flying bats (lol), you wind up the rubberband using the front small wings, then she stuffed them in the card, and I realeased them by opening the card. God, it was funny.
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The rubberband is actually the body of the bats.
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I'm sure that some of you have seen this before, but in my whole life I never have, and I'm thinking that's one reason it worked so good...Thanks Chefdenoel10 I have so much enjoyed this
That is cool. I have never seen those before. Definitely going to get some.😁
 

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GUYS!! I'm writing a story about love and loss between Adolf Hitlers son and a Jewish girl. I only have the beginning done. This is what I have so far:
A Forbidden Love​
The year was 1930. Naomi was just like other girls at her school, except two things made her stand out. She was A) beautiful and B) Jewish. You might wonder why being Jewish would be such a big deal, well, it wasn't, at least not until 1933 rolled around.

Hans was a tall and dashing young man. He was kind-hearted, and had a sweet soul. Hans' life was perfect, for the most part. I don't know how to put this... his father was none other than Adolf Hitler himself.

Adolf was an evil, powerful man. He did anything he wanted, anytime and anyway he wanted. He said Hans was a mistake. Adolf only cared about himself. Like I said, Adolph was an evil man, and with the help of his army, killed around 6 million Jews.
 
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