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Good buddy made his daughter a toy car. He and i are both about preserving the old school.

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Getting fedup with the quality of bread for the price he was paying he started to make his own bread then getting frustrated between the electronic scale and using the internet 2 figure out how to accurately calibrate it he said f*** it and made these

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Y'all remember this(these) picture(s)? It was posted on gim many moons ago. I remember our reactions actions at the time. I don't remember the time frame and I even bother taking a look at the Super Bowl number to figure it out but the Vegas shooting is the only thing that comes to mind but this was before that if I remember correctly....anyway, chime in!

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These came out of my garden from the same sprawled-out plant. It's interesting to see the variety that came from the same plant. The best part, I didn't even plant it in the garden. My children and some of the neighborhood children will have fun with them in a few days.

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The same and larger kin of your visitor are around here all the time. Little buggers were pecking away at my garage siding (vinyl) here about 6 weeks ago. The females came to the yard late summer to "work the grass". They found pay dirt! Apparently found some ants and set about reducing their numbers. They held raids on the backyard for 2 days. They did a good job and I didn't even get billed!
 

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The same and larger kin of your visitor are around here all the time. Little buggers were pecking away at my garage siding (vinyl) here about 6 weeks ago. The females came to the yard late summer to "work the grass". They found pay dirt! Apparently found some ants and set about reducing their numbers. They held raids on the backyard for 2 days. They did a good job and I didn't even get billed!
I hear the piliated woodpeckers now and then but only see them occasionally.
Downy, hairy and red bellied woodpeckers are every day birds here. The Northern Flickers do a good job on the ants. They have super long tongues. Ant eaters of the bird world.

Your last pic freaked my cat out. lol
 

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A client is restoring an antique Butcher Block that belongs to a family member in previous generations. I believe it was used in a fish market in New York City IIRC

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Man, Those pics bring back some memories. I personally bought one of my grandfather's blocks when he closed his last store.
Mine looked alot like that one in size and dimensions, but mine had much stouter, lathed, legs.
My first job in the Meat Dept. was salting down two small and one long breaker table and taking a stiff wire, 6" inch long brush and scrubbed those bad boys down in two different directions, vertical and the horizontal. There would be 3 lbs of greasy wood dust and salt on the floor when I got them done.
I ended up selling the block to my late uncle and I kick myself to this day for letting it go.
A lot of Blood & Sweat went on those blocks.

There is a lot of character in that block. I hope whoever restores it does not obliterate its history.
 

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Man, Those pics bring back some memories. I personally bought one of my grandfather's blocks when he closed his last store.
Mine looked alot like that one in size and dimensions, but mine had much stouter, lathed, legs.
My first job in the Meat Dept. was salting down two small and one long breaker table and taking a stiff wire, 6" inch long brush and scrubbed those bad boys down in two different directions, vertical and the horizontal. There would be 3 lbs of greasy wood dust and salt on the floor when I got them done.
I ended up selling the block to my late uncle and I kick myself to this day for letting it go.
A lot of Blood & Sweat went on those blocks.

There is a lot of character in that block. I hope whoever restores it does not obliterate its history.
No I was actually very impressed. The guy is a total beta. House husband under the wife's thumb and super soft. But he's a really good guy and is doing it right with the Butcher Block as well as with another piece of family history which is a fireman's crest(?) It's a heavy duty metal emblem thingy pretty old as well. Wishing I got a picture.
Regarding the Butcher Block, I believe he's been wiping it with a tung oil or something similar.
 

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Facing SSE in the direction of the Boston Mountains


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The Boston Mountains is a Level III ecoregion designated by the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. states of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Part of the Ozark Mountains, the Boston Mountains are a deeply dissected plateau. The ecoregion is steeper than the adjacent Springfield Plateau to the north, and bordered on the south by the Arkansas Valley. The Oklahoma portion of the range is locally referred to as the Cookson Hills.Wikipedia
 

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Pretty common in the Gulf of Mexico. I love them being around but you're not gonna catch any big fish when they are. this guy was pretty friendly. I was trying to troll for King Mackerel a few hundred yards off the beach when these shots were taken.

Could you imagine living that life?

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That's very interesting because they show up here and I just re-downloaded them from the images I posted....BUT there's been a bunch of times in the past where I've come back to the thread and pictures that I posted haven't showed up but people's thinks we're on them so I know that something had been there and assume they just weren't loading for me or something but I think what they all have in common is they are pictures I've had to reduce the size of using a program and used the HTML insert instead of the attached files. Anybody else having trouble seeing them?
I've seen (or maybe haven't) seen some pics that you've uploaded in the working man thread. Others must have seen them because the gave you a thumbs up.
 

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Making rope:

 

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I've seen (or maybe haven't) seen some pics that you've uploaded in the working man thread. Others must have seen them because the gave you a thumbs up.
Thanks for the feedback HH
 

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I posted the last pic cause i liked the contrast and lines. :ponder:

If I hadn't posted that this one would be even more random...im pretty sure you've never in your entire life, seen or heard of anyone taking :picture perfect:or viewing a photograph with these compositional elements.


This post was inspired by George Carlin, rare earth magnets and simple job site happenstance.
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Bought this ring for the wife to be. She wanted a square peacock sapphire in a white setting. She searched Google and found this ring on Pinetrist.

I found the exact 1 of a kind ring for sale at EraGem. The 7 ct. ring set in a vintage platinum setting should keep her happy for awhile.
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For the first time since 1944, the Full Halloween Blue Moon, also known as “Hunter's Blue Moon” is in the sky.

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Naval Air Museum at NAS Pensacola. I've been to a bunch of Air Museums including the Smithsonian and Wright Patterson and this is one of the best anywhere.

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This is my last wife. She is very strong. She carries a new car on her ring finger.
Today at a Día de los Muertos celebration?
 

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This is my last wife. She is very strong. She carries a new car on her ring finger. View attachment 186916
Your last wife...the 1 before the current 1 or this is the LAST time kinda wife?

I've been married 44 years on 10-30......to the same lady...and yes, we had people at our reception dressed in halloween outfits. Some of them were going to parties afterward but ended up staying with us because it was such a good time!
My folks had to make a second liquor run...bunch a boozers were there I tell ya!
My new bride didn't want to leave...we were almost the last to leave...great time!
 

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Yeah I too was confused by the wife comment and figured' "hey it's Nick. at the end of the day he either f***** her or wants to f*** her and that's pretty much all there is to it. ":blond:
 

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We're at peak color here in the OzArKs
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What happened to the Asian wife? I thought she was quite hot.

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She was from South America and definitely smokin'. She blew the nest a few years ago when her 2 sons were crying for her to move from FL to NC to be near them. I have a business and cannot move and do not like NC anyway. So I came home from work one Friday and she had her stuff packed in her car. She left a few hours later. We tried to keep it together by flying back and forth, but it was too tiresome.

My last girl still works for me as a remote bookkeeper. The old girl thought she could simply walk back in after she spent a few years with her sons. I met this new chick and she is amazing. The old girl freaked out and has since made some major personal mistakes besides leaving me holding my dick alone in a giant house.
 

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Sunset tonight was pretty striking... Barn in the 2nd pic is that old one i posted before in the thread... See if i can find it....(found it! Ill toss it in the next post.) Shes a gorgeous one boys, im telling ya. It just freakin oozes character.

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