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Old 11-29-2010, 10:42 AM   #136
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Skin So Soft from Avon takes Great Stuff foam off of skin. You have to rub it in, but it works pretty well.

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Old 11-29-2010, 10:48 AM   #137
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As hard as that stuff is to get off your skin, you should make that post it's own Sticky thread! LOL

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Skin So Soft from Avon takes Great Stuff foam off of skin. You have to rub it in, but it works pretty well.
So does a belt sander, but I bet the Avon stuff is much less painful.....

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Yep, and it smells prettier too. Not that you guys want your hands to smell pretty. But a little soap and warm water takes care of that.
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Works as a Mosquito repellent as well.
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My tip for getting oils out of clothes:

Murphys Oil Soap: Pour it on the oil stain and rub it in, treat it like a stain remover. Pulls it out e very time.
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If you're doing a job that requires you to change the blades on your utility knife a lot, a small bottle with a childproof cap makes a good container to keep used razor blades in so you don't have to throw them in the trash loose where someone could get cut. The cap won't come off if it gets bumped or dropped.
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Upgraded the CB panel, but now don't know which breaker covers what? PLUS 60's house nothing is logical. My son and I went to each room and outlet, put a piece a blue tape on the wall near each and threw breakers until it went out. Then were able to walk around the house and list each one and label the CB panel. A little time consuming but is working like a charm.
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Buy tape measures which have both inch and metric measurements.

I work for a furniture manufacturer that transitioned to metric several years ago. They found that it could days if not weeks for a completely untrained person to accurately read in inches down to 1/32" accuracy. It takes about 30 minutes for someone to learn how to read with 1mm accuracy (just a hair over 1/32"). So, if you have someone helping who had dubious tape skills, have them use the metric scale.

I personally use metric almost all of the time because it's easier to read and to make complex calculations. If I have a board I want to split into 4 equal pieces, it's a lot easier to do that math in my head when it's 1218mm with a 4mm kerf then 47 7/8" with a 3/16" kerf.
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Buy tape measures which have both inch and metric measurements.
I've been using both types of measurement for about 30 years and own tapes that are Metric OR English. Rarely use the combination ones. Too confusing and prone to error.

Google "Gimli airplane" to see what happens when the conversion fails.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimli_Glider
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I've been using both types of measurement for about 30 years and own tapes that are Metric OR English. Rarely use the combination ones. Too confusing and prone to error.

Google "Gimli airplane" to see what happens when the conversion fails.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimli_Glider
Wow, that was one heck of a read jl, they were really blessed to have a pilot who knew how to glide.
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You know those "pads" you can buy to put underneath furniture to let it slide easily? You can make them yourself.... from a plastic milk jug! Just snip this shape, (or more ends for a rounder bottom, like a flower), fold at red lines and duct tape them to the legs and slide away.

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Does it matter what kind of milk jug it is - from 2%, skim or whole milk?

... just giving you a hard time DM. Great tip.
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300,000 comedians out of a job.......

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