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The cats protested my attempts to get out of bed so I let them win. I'm still under a pile of them. Until they want food I will probably stay here. LOL.

Also, my sketches of the plans for the island for my friend.
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The legs are 2x4s so I'm trying to figure out what kind & size pads to put on the bottom. I found some plastic ones that are 1-1/2" but I don't know how well those would slide on vinyl plank.
 

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If I loose too much weight then I start looking like a damn crackhead.
From a kid until my late 20s I was always tall, skinny and lanky. After I put some years into the trade I started to fill out/bulk up. Late 30s my metabolism changed and I started growing a belly.

I wouldn't consider myself over weight. Just have a little belly. It's not a big belly. Just big enough that I don't want to go swimming around the hot chicks. 😂
They thank you 😁. Can you see your toes.... that's all that matters. 😉 We're all inclusive .....even kids with chickenpox....
 

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The cats protested my attempts to get out of bed so I let them win. I'm still under a pile of them. Until they want food I will probably stay here. LOL.

Also, my sketches of the plans for the island for my friend.
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The legs are 2x4s so I'm trying to figure out what kind & size pads to put on the bottom. I found some plastic ones that are 1-1/2" but I don't know how well those would slide on vinyl plank.
Plastic will probably slide ok, but if there's a speck of grit on the floor tracked in from the driveway, it will imbed on the plastic and become one grit sandpaper. They might work if the floor is kept really clean.
 

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I took my saw table and router table down to the shops Warehouse couple days ago.
Turkey day may end up being make a stair nose day. I doubt if the warehouse is open tomorrow but why take chances. It'll take more time setting up than making the darn thing. Besides, the sun is out all day today and we're already at 51°.
 

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I think his name is Chocolate or Chip. I'm guessing so many turkeys have been pardoned their running out of good names 😁
 

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Well I mosied my way down to the warehouse to make my stairnose piece. Sure sure takes a lot of sawdust to make a piece of wood.
I cut up my favorite 2x4 instead of using a piece of plywood. It's an unusually heavy 2x4 and I think the grain goes better than anything else I had around.
With plywood for the nose, I'd have to make the three quarter inch plywood, thicker.
So I finally got to use the router table I built couple years ago and guess what. It works! 😱
The bullnose overhang is an inch and a half and the part that will lap onto the existing landing is 1 and 7/8. I could make the nose part 1 and 3/8. Nobody would know the difference and that would take a little off the overhang and add a little on to the lap. Probably isn't necessary with a little construction adhesive and half a dozen screws.
Anyway it also gave me a chance to use a new carbide tipped rip blade that I bought a couple weeks ago. Weather has been perfect. Not necessary for working indoors but I have one of the big roll top doors open and it's nice seeing the sunlight.
 

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I still need to make legs for the router table. I made the base out of steel tubing and I have another couple sections that are probably 8 ft long and l-shaped. I have a friend that can weld and if I can figure out a design to make legs that are quickly detachable, I'll have to get working on it while it's fresh on my mind.
I have three router motors. I have this one set up so it can just stay in the router lift. I bought a switch for it a year ago, do you think they need a switch or is just plugging it in to turn it on safe enough? 😁
To get the top plate flush with the table, I just used some nylon screws to make minute adjustments.
 

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Hmm.. My friend tries to keep the floor clean but he's got the toddler and his gf. The gf throws food on the floor to feed the toddler (yeah, she makes him eat off the floor). She also spills stuff on the floor and never cleans it up. So I'll have to talk to him about that.

Highup, that looks really good!

He was bummed bc he tried to buy a loft bed for his daughter but it sold out before he could get it. I've currently got my eye on some Klein tools that are $50. Waiting to see if they go on sale or not.

Didn't really do much yesterday. Mom wasn't feeling well so we both had oatmeal for dinner. The dog, Princess, LOVES oatmeal and she was drooling on me while waiting for me to let her lick the bowl. She will tear open the packets and eat the stuff while it is dry.
 

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Hmm.. My friend tries to keep the floor clean but he's got the toddler and his gf. The gf throws food on the floor to feed the toddler (yeah, she makes him eat off the floor). She also spills stuff on the floor and never cleans it up. So I'll have to talk to him about that.

Highup, that looks really good!

He was bummed bc he tried to buy a loft bed for his daughter but it sold out before he could get it. I've currently got my eye on some Klein tools that are $50. Waiting to see if they go on sale or not.

Didn't really do much yesterday. Mom wasn't feeling well so we both had oatmeal for dinner. The dog, Princess, LOVES oatmeal and she was drooling on me while waiting for me to let her lick the bowl. She will tear open the packets and eat the stuff while it is dry.

You should call CPS. This chick sounds like a real POS. Making a poor helpless kid eat off the floor.
Shit, send me the names and address. I have no problem getting CPS involved in that bull shit.
 

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Workin on another router sled. This one has aluminum rails with bearing slides. Should be a little more accurate than the wood one I threw together and have the capacity for larger pieces to be flattened. Dust collection is a must cus chips be flyin without it. Built the tram today and I’m waiting for Amazon to deliver my metric screws so I can put it all together. Even got a couple Biden did that stickers on it. I’ll prolly be $500 into it by the time it’s 100% but in my mind I’m gonna make millions. MILLIONS. Muahahaha.
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What is it you do at that shop/ your work Chris? You do more than just flooring right? Lately I have only seen a couple camper floors you cranked out.

I totally stumbled across this job and I absolutely love it. I work for a fab shop that customizes vintage silver trailers, mainly Airstreams. There’s several other manufacturers we deal with as well but they’re almost always vintage polished aluminum trailers.

We turn them into whatever someone is willing to pay for. Food carts, Photo Booths, retail boutique shops, air bnb units, bar trailers, podcast studios, better than they were campers and full gut custom rebuilds.

Lots of custom finish carpentry. Lots of Corian, butcher block and live edge. Occasionally some painting and a floor or shower thrown in here n there.
 

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I totally stumbled across this job and I absolutely love it. I work for a fab shop that customizes vintage silver trailers, mainly Airstreams. There’s several other manufacturers we deal with as well but they’re almost always vintage polished aluminum trailers.

We turn them into whatever someone is willing to pay for. Food carts, Photo Booths, retail boutique shops, air bnb units, bar trailers, podcast studios, better than they were campers and full gut custom rebuilds.

Lots of custom finish carpentry. Lots of Corian, butcher block and live edge. Occasionally some painting and a floor or shower thrown in here n there.
I rehabbed rentals for a while, plumbing, electrical, carpenter work, drywall. Loved it.
 

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Workin on another router sled. This one has aluminum rails with bearing slides. Should be a little more accurate than the wood one I threw together and have the capacity for larger pieces to be flattened. Dust collection is a must cus chips be flyin without it. Built the tram today and I’m waiting for Amazon to deliver my metric screws so I can put it all together. Even got a couple Biden did that stickers on it. I’ll prolly be $500 into it by the time it’s 100% but in my mind I’m gonna make millions. MILLIONS. Muahahaha. View attachment 15793 View attachment 15794 View attachment 15795 View attachment 15796
I'm really, really liking the new version.
Oh, and I saw Black & Decker 36" thickness planers were on sale on eBay for $179. 😁
Yes I'm kidding.
 

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