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Post by unjonharley » Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:32 am

Here's the test..

an old apple crate.. dark gray from age.. need to apply a new paper sign and make it appear as old as the crate..how to apply it? color of paper?

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Post by FaeTora » Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:39 am

coloring paper to look old is fairly simple. Boil water will its rolling and overdo it with coffee or tea bags. Say for 8 ounces of water, instead of using one teabag, use 3 or 4. You can brush it on or I had a friend that soaked hers, crumbled it up in balls carefully took it apart and hung it. It looked nice but I would probably destroy it if I tried to do that.

Coloring is easy though.
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Post by geospyder » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:18 am

Exo-skeletons for the tents are now complete.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:01 am

MisaBlue wrote:Could somebody, please, explain me what it is with wearing white and Labor day? Not only I see it here, but I heard this "joke" in movie as well...

Hopefully I will finish my spats today:) It would be nice item for a day.
It's a fashion rule, from East Coast people of that class that had summer homes where the dress was more casual, and possibly included white sneakers, in summertime at the shore, or maybe in the mountains. I can anchor it perfectly, but that's the general idea. Most of us on this board do not belong to that social class.
I won't even ask if Serial Mom is one of those movies.
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Post by mthyer » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:09 am

Awesome for me, my goggles came in the mail today.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:41 pm

Okay, somehow I meant to post here and ended up on a thread in the "introduce yourself" forum.
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Post by MisaBlue » Tue Aug 10, 2010 3:16 pm

Thanks for the explanations :)

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Post by EmilyD » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:03 pm

jella wrote:wish I lived closer I would help you Emily :)
It looks awesome so far.... Persevere !
Thanks jella. I worked on it 6 hours today and it's a bit more than 1/2 done. I have the next two days free to focus on BM prep and I really want to finish this sucker. Back to the studio I go now.
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Post by C.f.M. » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:02 am

Last night I finalized the screen printing design for my camp gifts/costumes, and while there designed a sticker for the laydeez (which I'll post on the blog at some point).

Got home nice and fat with tequila, finished pinning my AFP skirt and decided to make some shorts.

Woke and decided I need to stop making clothes for Burning Man, stat, and actually start packing and getting, like, food or WHATEVER!

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Post by Bling » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:05 am

We put to-do tasks on a calendar, took the car in to be checked, made an appointment to have the bearings packed on our Gypsy wagon, bought an adapter for our garden sprayer to our misting hose, and got some penetrating oil to spritz the annoying squeak in our weight-distributing hitch. :D

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Post by Mulligan » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:26 am

[quote="theCryptofishist"][quote="MisaBlue"]Could somebody, please, explain me what it is with wearing white and Labor day? Not only I see it here, but I heard this "joke" in movie as well...

Hopefully I will finish my spats today:) It would be nice item for a day.[/quote]
It's a fashion rule, from East Coast people of that class that had summer homes where the dress was more casual, and possibly included white sneakers, in summertime at the shore, or maybe in the mountains. I can anchor it perfectly, but that's the general idea. Most of us on this board do not belong to that social class.
I won't even ask if Serial Mom is one of those movies.[/quote]

The rule: no white shoes after Labor Day and NEVER before Easter. I'm not even being politically correct, it's EASTER SUNDAY. We always used it as a general guide to know when to pull out the winter clothes and put them away. It was also an excuse to buy a brand new pair of white shoes, so they'd be nice and shiny for Easter service.

I always thought it was OK to wear white sneakers year round. The white shoes had to match the "church clothes." And that meant flats or pumps, depending on your preference.

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Post by EmilyD » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:11 am

And don't forget the church HAT!

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Post by Bling » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:13 am

Oh, WOW!

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Post by Fire_Moose » Wed Aug 11, 2010 9:57 am

...i want that hat




....in orange
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Post by Dr Jet Sinister » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:02 am

C.f.M. wrote:Last night I finalized the screen printing design for my camp gifts/costumes, and while there designed a sticker for the laydeez (which I'll post on the blog at some point).

Got home nice and fat with tequila, finished pinning my AFP skirt and decided to make some shorts.

Woke and decided I need to stop making clothes for Burning Man, stat, and actually start packing and getting, like, food or WHATEVER!
You're cracking me up. I'm kinda doing the same thing, wasting too much time on useless amusements instead of real work. Smashy isn't helping either, he keeps going shopping instead of finishing a project. *sigh* Thankfully, the deadline is right around the corner!
Suck it.
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Post by geospyder » Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:26 am

Picked up a fleece 'jacket' yesterday. The sleeves will be removed to make it a vest and a string of leds added. Think the sleeves will become leggings.
You know it's going to be a bad day when you jump out of bed and miss the floor.

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Post by Fire_Moose » Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:49 pm

/looks for CFM's "MEH" image
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Post by C.f.M. » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:12 pm

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Post by Dr Jet Sinister » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:28 pm

C.f.M. wrote:Permission to brag?
I love it, but I may be biased.
Suck it.
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Post by mthyer » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:42 pm

Goggles came yesterday. Woot I look insectile!

Today 50 W solar panel and charge controller for deep cycle battery. Will start install later today. Also 1 W submersible pump with charge controller and 1.5 W solar panel for swamp cooler.

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Post by Elorrum » Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:57 pm

Wondering if C.f.M. sleeps...
Got my lab / municipal moop coat... embroidered with my name above pocket. Rei items at store ready for pickup. Nothing exciting there, some decent socks (good clearance prices) and an MSR blacklite cookset I've been coveting for ages. Still waiting on flaming bike tires. and that will be all by mail for this year.

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Post by junglesmacks » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:01 pm

Elorrum wrote:Wondering if C.f.M. sleeps...
Got my lab / municipal moop coat... embroidered with my name above pocket. Rei items at store ready for pickup. Nothing exciting there, some decent socks (good clearance prices) and an MSR blacklite cookset I've been coveting for ages. Still waiting on flaming bike tires. and that will be all by mail for this year.
Order yourself up some Vitalyte to pick up there at the same time.. only $13 for a mini tub of it..
Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.

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Post by Elorrum » Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:11 pm

junglesmacks wrote:
Elorrum wrote:Wondering if C.f.M. sleeps...
Got my lab / municipal moop coat... embroidered with my name above pocket. Rei items at store ready for pickup. Nothing exciting there, some decent socks (good clearance prices) and an MSR blacklite cookset I've been coveting for ages. Still waiting on flaming bike tires. and that will be all by mail for this year.
Order yourself up some Vitalyte to pick up there at the same time.. only $13 for a mini tub of it..
I hope they stock it in store. otherwise I can order it tomorrow. and pick it up next week.

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Post by C.f.M. » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:34 am

Elorrum wrote:Wondering if C.f.M. sleeps...
Got my lab / municipal moop coat... embroidered with my name above pocket. Rei items at store ready for pickup. Nothing exciting there, some decent socks (good clearance prices) and an MSR blacklite cookset I've been coveting for ages. Still waiting on flaming bike tires. and that will be all by mail for this year.
Yeah, I do. Beer and xanax makes for a well-rested me.

I ordered my Vitalyte from the site, hope it comes within the fortnight...right?

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Post by C.f.M. » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:02 am

Oh, and I GOT A BAG PACKED!!

Ha ha!

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Post by Dr Jet Sinister » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:19 am

C.f.M. wrote:Oh, and I GOT A BAG PACKED!!

Ha ha!
I sing this every time I'm in the airport security line.
Suck it.
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Post by C.f.M. » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:26 am

Dr Jet Sinister wrote:
C.f.M. wrote:Oh, and I GOT A BAG PACKED!!

Ha ha!
I sing this every time I'm in the airport security line.
Oh.my.god, that was funny! A fake rap that was funny!

I always think of

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YOU CAN'T SHAMPOO A SHAMPOOER!

Plus, I need to figure out how to get my drugs there.

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Post by MisaBlue » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:17 am

Army Desert Boots :D the Item for today
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