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|01-15-2014, 09:36 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Chandler AZ
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Necessity is the Mother of Invention
But Mother doesn't like you to pick your nose!
I was working on a maple cutting boared with a walnut inlay and I had some gaps. I spent a couple of hours trying to match a wood filler to it. I stopped to blow my nose and noticed it residue in my hankerchief was just the right color.
So I grapped a piece of walnut and sanded it with 400 grit sandpaper to get a pile of really fine dust then mixed it with clear epoxy. It was a perfect match.
Some may think this is clever but its not! hahahahahahahahaha
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S R Dickinson (01-15-2014)
|01-15-2014, 10:11 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Wichita Falls TX
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As long as none of the members from this site are invited for dinner, I say you're in good shape. Very clever
|01-15-2014, 10:37 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Port Angeles, Wa
Thanked 118 Times in 108 Posts
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww Holy cow! I did not expect that at all.....Have a great day Fay
|01-15-2014, 10:47 AM||#4|
Just RE Member
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: pymatuning lake Ohio
Thanked 36 Times in 31 Posts
Thats SNOT A bad idea
GIVES YOU HANDS
|01-15-2014, 02:12 PM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Thanked 27 Times in 27 Posts
Good idea, But I won't shake your hand. I hope you have a good day
And keep scrolling. Thanks for your picking hint.
|01-15-2014, 02:17 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Littleton, NC
Thanked 155 Times in 149 Posts
Just proves that wearing a mask is so important. Image the sludge in your lungs.
|01-15-2014, 02:27 PM||#7|
Grandpa making Sawdust
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Aumsville, Oregon
Thanked 1,093 Times in 756 Posts
Glad you joined in on the fun. There is so much information shared on this forum it would be easy to miss but we have been talking about making our own fillers on this forum for several years. Epoxy is a little over kill & expensive, most of us like clear drying glues like aileens or yellow glues like titebond. I've found a new glue this past year I really like and it is called Fusion goes on clear, dries clear, and is tacky very fast little pricy though.
"Still Montana Mike"
There is a very fine line between “hobby” and “mental illness.”
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|01-15-2014, 03:05 PM||#8|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Euharlee, GA
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Good Grief ,I can hear it now ,Customer -Is that wood filler? You - NO it's snot ! YIKES!!
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