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re: Woodworking? Eventually want to build a guitar. - mikie421
The best choice for your situation is gonna be investing in Festool equipment and quality hand tools. Get a track saw and MFP table to start, along with clamps and dogs for the table. It’s gonna be expensive, but it’s the best way to get precision in a small space. ...
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re: Cajun Jambalaya question and help - mikie421
Try basmati rice. It’s a longer, but thinner grain. Does not stick as much as regular long grain rice. ...
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re: Need recommendations for someone close to retirement UPDATED INFO - mikie421
He needs a real advisor. The company stock may fall under NUA rules. He has to withdraw it a certain way to get the favor able treatment. ...
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re: Best Nursery to get a ton of plants from - mikie421
Bracy's in Amite, you will need someone with a license to buy from them. They have top quality plants and service. Here is their current plant list. [link=(https://apps.sbiteam.com/orders/?cid=100212)]LINK[/link] Prices are roughly 50%-66% of what you would pay at a retail nursery....
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I love grand isle - mikie421
Too bad the rest of our coast isn’t easily accessible. ...
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re: Plane made an emergency landing after blowing two tires during take off - mikie421
Don't they have an app that you can listen to the pilots and tower comms? LiveATC...
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re: Rescue me - mikie421
Most accurate depiction of what goes on in a firehouse. Dennis leary was awesome, and his foundation made a huge impact on the NOFD. He even wore a NOFD Katrina t shirt in one of the episodes. ...
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re: Price of Building a House - mikie421
I think some people don’t understand old Metairie. This is where people tear down a 300k-500k house to build something much more expensive. ...
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re: What’s something you could do to be immediately famous that is legal - mikie421
Or, win the powerball and use all of it to buy straws...
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re: What’s something you could do to be immediately famous that is legal - mikie421
Win the powerball and donate all of the money to NAMBLA...
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re: Pancreatic cancer - The saga continues - mikie421
I’ve read your threads over the past couple of years or so. So sorry to hear this. What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to do but haven’t done? I think we should set up a go fund me and make it happen. ...
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re: Do y’all believe in The West Wind Myth? - mikie421
I always heard “wind from the east, you’re gonna feast; wind from the west, stay home a rest” Probably depends where you’re fishing. I’m mostly on the east side of the river for trout ...
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re: Is college a good investment? - mikie421
There is simply no substitute for experience in emergency management. The only job you will find with no EM experience will be entry level/analyst type jobs. I would look to state level employers and large consultant firms like Witt/O’Briens. Send your resume to The Response Group in Houston...
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re: OT DIY types: Building a bookcase - mikie421
If you build it the way they show in that video and fill the shelves with books, you may have issues. Depends on the shelf length. If you want to go that route, you can build it the same as in the video, just attach the shelves to the sides with screws using the kreg jig, and use plywood. If...
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re: OT DIY types: Building a bookcase - mikie421
I’m guessing the OP doesn’t have the tools or skill to do things like cutting dados. If he did he wouldn’t be asking these questions. OP, go watch some YouTube videos by jay bates and others on using the kreg jig. This is what you need to get started and you can build a lot of things with this m...
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re: OT DIY types: Building a bookcase - mikie421
just go to riverside lumber on Downman road, tell them what you want to build and they will hook you up. They have every kind of plywood and hardwood you can think of. Stop at visions on the way home....
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re: OT DIY types: Building a bookcase - mikie421
[quote]What's the issue with MDF?[/quote] MDF is poor for structural strength and doesn’t hold screws well. Poor strength for shelves compared to plywood. [quote]And, where do you buy this higher grade wood?[/quote] Where are you located? Not Home Depot. In New Orleans riverside lumber, ...
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re: OT DIY types: Building a bookcase - mikie421
Use 3/4 Baltic birch ply not the Chinese stuff. Face frames can be made out of poplar. I’ll s cond the Kreg jig for your joinery. Finish it with Benjamin Moore satin impervo for a smooth finish. ...
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re: Well, brought my dog to the vet today.(Final Update) - mikie421
I will second the vets at Medvet in Mandeville. Our dog just spent 6 nights there with sepsis, glad to say she pulled through and is doing fine. The Vets would call me two to three times a day with updates and we could go hang out with her at any hour of the night. I never in a million years tho...
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