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General Discussion / Re: my new toy-osborn U-CUT 410 foam saw
« on: June 23, 2010, 08:15:36 PM »
MORE POWER!!!!   HAW.....HAWHAWHAW........HAW!!!

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General Discussion / Re: Got myself old faithful back
« on: June 22, 2010, 06:36:02 PM »
thesaurus.com provides no search results for the word. C'mon "North", you're alienating the females of this forum, as well as us men who value their contributions to it.
Please change it, so we can get back to something more interesting (such as old Singers).

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General Discussion / Re: my new toy-osborn U-CUT 410 foam saw
« on: June 22, 2010, 05:59:53 PM »
Pretty slick! Glad the saw is working out. On real dense foam, you probably won't need too much silicone ( at least as long as the blade doesn't get dull ).
Your pics on photobucket are first rate.
From the photos of the jig, it looks like you are making short strokes. Right?

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General Discussion / Re: Got myself old faithful back
« on: June 19, 2010, 07:34:03 PM »
bozo, cuckoo, fathead, goof, goofball, jackass, zany, goose
fool, muggins, saphead, tomfool, sap - a person who lacks good judgment
Man, I'm all of those. No wonder the word flew right over my head!
Bobbin: I hope you didn't mis-interpret my meaning. If that word WAS meant in a vulgar way, it has no place here.
This forum would suffer tremendously without the ladies.

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General Discussion / Re: Got myself old faithful back
« on: June 19, 2010, 02:21:39 PM »
Over the years, I acquired a few old machines. I tinkered with them, got 'em running OK. But, when it came down to spending $100 or more for parts, I always lost interest. Still, if I stumbled up on my Grandmother's old 16-188, I'd probably buy it.
I've always wondered why there wasn't more interest among collectors for fully restored older machines. 
Maybe we ought to start up a cable show called "Pimp My Stitcher"
Bobbin & Cheryl: Sorry it was left up to you gals to point out the online name. Probably like most of the guys on this forum, the offensiveness flew right over my head.

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General Discussion / Re: Anyone know what this is?
« on: June 18, 2010, 09:50:58 PM »
How about some type of bottle opener? You would pull the chain to cinch it tight around a bottle cap, and then yank upward to pull cap off.

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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Know any upholstery games?
« on: June 18, 2010, 04:39:34 PM »
Maybe use real guns and they have to hit a target like those people in the Olympics who ski and then have to stop and shoot targets.
You guys may already know this, but I just recently learned the origin of that olympic event.
In WW2, Alpine skiers would ski down a hill, fire at the Germans, and then quickly ski away.

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General Discussion / Re: double sided tape
« on: June 17, 2010, 10:58:27 PM »
Their shop is about 4 miles down the road and they've been in business for as long as I can remember - at least 25 years.  I've never used their services or knew anyone who did, but I have to say I'm shocked! Tape???!!! You gotta be kidding...

June
I wonder if they only do low budget jobs for re-sale stores? Kinda looked liked they had a pretty big operation in the video. If I had been him, I think I would've wore a pair of those glasses with the built-in fake moustache.

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The Business Of Upholstery / Re: Know any upholstery games?
« on: June 17, 2010, 10:05:58 PM »
Remember the game called "Barrel of Monkeys", where you would try to pick up as many plastic monkeys as you could by hooking them together? As a kid growing up in an upholstery shop, I would play that game using hog rings.

Or you could play "Running with the scissors", or "Catch a staple between your teeth"............or maybe not.

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General Discussion / Re: Anyone know what this is?
« on: June 17, 2010, 08:33:54 PM »
Pocket watch protecter, maybe? You could still see the time through the holes.
Either that, or a prop from a Harry Potter movie.

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General Discussion / Re: Stalled !!!!
« on: June 16, 2010, 08:56:11 PM »
C'mon Chris! Get well soon. That grass ain't gonna' mow itself ya know!

Hey, speaking of GRASS, do you get any Rx to smoke? 8) :P


sence you brought it up anyone see that episode of South park where where the dad stuck his testicles in the microwave so he would get cancer and get some medicinal weed? they got to big he3 used them as a hippity hop all over town. :)

My, what a cultured bunch we upholsterers have become! :P

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General Discussion / Re: Stalled !!!!
« on: June 16, 2010, 08:35:59 PM »
C'mon Chris! Get well soon. That grass ain't gonna' mow itself ya know!

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General Discussion / Re: double sided tape
« on: June 16, 2010, 08:34:31 PM »
The video looked cool, but I didn't have any sound!  Did they explain the process?
Not really, he just said that they were using the double-faced tape. I noticed that the camera didn't show the upper corner (above the spot where the double sided tape began).
The reporter boasted of how the sofa was only going to cost $150 (for the fabric).
He neglected to mention the cost of buying the used sofa from the re-sale store, as well as the cost of labor.

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General Discussion / Re: double sided tape
« on: June 16, 2010, 08:02:06 PM »
His corner fold was a little sloppy. Micro-suede is probably the ideal fabric for adhering to the double sided tape. I've never tried that stuff. It might have some useful applications. I wonder if the outside back panel will loosen easily.

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General Discussion / Re: New stripping tool
« on: June 15, 2010, 06:52:49 PM »
I was kind of hoping this was another spam post. LOL
Hey Gene, if you placed a "Strippers Wanted" ad in the classifieds, you might get some interesting responses. :o

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