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Old 09-15-2012, 09:42 PM   #6826
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I have a dumb question. When someone drives their boat across the boarder from the U.S. into Canadian waters, are there boarder guards there to stop them?
Just try and cross without reporting in and see how far you get! Especially going IN to the U. S.

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Jim, I tried adding some resin to the cracks and holes in the table, and I'm not really sure how it worked. I will need to sand the table tomorrow to see how well the resin took, but I'm certain that it will need a second application.

More great weather on the way, so tomorrow shouldn't be a problem getting some on.
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At the other end of the spit of land we live on is a very small bay. The wind has been blowing from the south for awhile, and as you can see the bay is choked with logs.
Barbara, welcome to the thread.

I remembered this as being the fourth post on this thread. Just out of curiosity, is there any special reason that you re-posted it? Just asking, that's all.
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She is/was a spammer. She did the same thing on a few other threads here as well.
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She is/was a spammer. She did the same thing on a few other threads here as well.
Thanks for that Barb...I did see a very odd comment on Shu's thread and wondered what that was about. And that is why I asked the question.

Another glorious day here...working on the tile edging for the kitchen counters. Here's the pieces I have cut so far.
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Depending on the radius to be accommodated I sometimes cut the tiles smaller than they need to be just because I like the look. A look of soldiers (on a vertical format) as is sometimes used in brickwork over windows and such.

I know I know...MORE CUTTING!!!
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Bud, what I am doing is this. The tiles on the outer edge are 2 7/16" wide. The equivalent to that on the inner radius of the main counter is 1 5/8". As the radius tightens going in to the corners, I will make those pieces narrower depending on how tight the radius gets.

Just to simplify matters (really?) I used French curves to generate the corners, so they are kind of like an easement on a railway line, only in miniature.

I'm sure that makes absolutely perfect sense to you, right?

The extra plywood to make the top thicker has been cut and is temporarily clamped to the top. Much easier than cutting it and hanging it from below.
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Desperation time for the garden...and still nothing but sunshine in the forecast for the next week or more. And they call this the "wet coast"?

Last night's attempt at a sunset.
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Desperation time for the garden...and still nothing but sunshine in the forecast for the next week or more. And they call this the "wet coast"?

Last night's attempt at a sunset.
I wish we could send you some of our rain, we are supposed to get 3-5 inches today I am told.
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I wish we could send you some of our rain, we are supposed to get 3-5 inches today I am told.
I think I would be pleased to settle for just one inch Jim!
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Keith, I have for eons,kept a tomato and pepper Garden on my sundeck, and usually, I get no tomatoes, and a few Green peppers..BUT THIS YEAR, 0ver 30 red peppers growing large, as well as 3 different types of tomatoes, and, one I bought on a whim, from malayasia, that is supposed to be hotter than a Habernero, and there are at least 40 'fruit' red and ripening...hee haw!!
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Keith, I have for eons,kept a tomato and pepper Garden on my sundeck, and usually, I get no tomatoes, and a few Green peppers..BUT THIS YEAR, 0ver 30 red peppers growing large, as well as 3 different types of tomatoes, and, one I bought on a whim, from malayasia, that is supposed to be hotter than a Habernero, and there are at least 40 'fruit' red and ripening...hee haw!!
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Would that be a Ghost Pepper? Let us know how hot they are, I have eaten Habernero and they are hot but I don't like the taste of them.
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If that is a Ghost Pepper, be careful. Chefs have to wear rubber gloves just to touch them.
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Yesterday the lower edge of the counter got the 3/4" plywood added, and now the top is 3" thick. That's where the tile will be going.

I discovered - quite by accident - that thinset sticks very well to the sealer I use, and so I put two coats of sealer all round the edge. Hopefully there will be no more surprises.
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Mort, maybe that's why they keep a fire extinguisher on hand in the kitchen!

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