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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #210 on: February 27, 2017, 02:21:41 AM »
The elves probably moved north to live with the pukwudgies up in Allentown.

I thought they were out west. Near LA. Close to their leader.
Living in a place called...what is it? Oh yeah...the Garaj Mahal.

I'm not their leader, just an aging agelast who knows them from my days in the fount of provincialism.

Nevertheless, there are certainly some weird creatures in Garaj; besides me, that is.

You do know, I trust, that pukwudgie isn't just some nonsense word...

A pukwudgie is a 2-or-3-foot-tall being from the Wampanoag folklore. Pukwudgies' features resemble those of a human, but with enlarged noses, fingers and ears. Their skin is described as being a smooth grey, and at times has been known to glow.
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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #211 on: February 27, 2017, 02:50:02 AM »
The elves probably moved north to live with the pukwudgies up in Allentown.

I thought they were out west. Near LA. Close to their leader.
Living in a place called...what is it? Oh yeah...the Garaj Mahal.

I'm not their leader, just an aging agelast who knows them from my days in the fount of provincialism.

Nevertheless, there are certainly some weird creatures in Garaj; besides me, that is.

You do know, I trust, that pukwudgie isn't just some nonsense word...

A pukwudgie is a 2-or-3-foot-tall being from the Wampanoag folklore. Pukwudgies' features resemble those of a human, but with enlarged noses, fingers and ears. Their skin is described as being a smooth grey, and at times has been known to glow.

Thanks for the clarification Marv. I was thinking that "Pukwudgies" might be shop elves that had been eating too many of Chris's mint chocolate chip cookies!  :LickLips: :ROFL:

Jim

PS: Zee, you'll be able to have a 5C chuck of some sort. It's a must as far as I'm concerned.
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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #212 on: February 27, 2017, 10:43:04 AM »
The elves probably moved north to live with the pukwudgies up in Allentown.

I thought they were out west. Near LA. Close to their leader.
Living in a place called...what is it? Oh yeah...the Garaj Mahal.

I'm not their leader, just an aging agelast who knows them from my days in the fount of provincialism.

Nevertheless, there are certainly some weird creatures in Garaj; besides me, that is.

You do know, I trust, that pukwudgie isn't just some nonsense word...

A pukwudgie is a 2-or-3-foot-tall being from the Wampanoag folklore. Pukwudgies' features resemble those of a human, but with enlarged noses, fingers and ears. Their skin is described as being a smooth grey, and at times has been known to glow.

Hence my confusion as to their leader.  :lolb:

(I had looked it up. My question is...how did that term come into your life?)

@Jim...yeah I figure there's a way to get a 5C collet chuck on the machine. I've done some searching and haven't found anyone doing it. If not commercially available I would think an adaptor can be made, or some kind of back plate used. I just don't have the experience to 'know' the solution yet. Thanks.
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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #213 on: February 28, 2017, 12:43:31 AM »
They got the deck in. That will be the outdoor shop. For grilling and smoking though.
Going to need awnings. That's south facing and gets hot.

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #214 on: February 28, 2017, 01:11:52 AM »
Those railings really set it off, looking great!


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« Reply #215 on: February 28, 2017, 01:15:27 AM »
That's beautiful, Zee. You'll have so much fun there.... plant a couple of shade trees.

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #216 on: February 28, 2017, 01:18:20 AM »
Looks great!

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #217 on: February 28, 2017, 01:21:52 AM »
That's beautiful, Zee. You'll have so much fun there.... plant a couple of shade trees.

 :'( :'( :'( Don't remind me. We had a beautiful pear tree about mid-way across that deck and maybe 12 feet from the house.

It was beautiful. Stunk for some reason once a year.

 :'( :'( :'( And don't remind me. I think she has plans. And they probably involve me.  :cussing:
She's already commenting on how one of our backyard trees is choking itself by the roots. Hope it lasts another year or two.

Thanks guys. That deck was an after-thought. Originally it was just behind the left most door so T could scoot out to her garden.
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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #218 on: February 28, 2017, 01:36:48 AM »
It really coming together Zee, is that the wider 6 foot doorway now?

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #219 on: February 28, 2017, 02:38:13 AM »
That deck is big enough for a gathering! It's great to have somewhere covered so you can bbq etc in the rain or snow or sun. We wouldn't be without our awning.
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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #220 on: February 28, 2017, 02:59:31 AM »
Looking good Zee. Has a nice look. There's lots of awning options out there, so shouldn't be a problem getting shade until trees get bigger.

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #221 on: February 28, 2017, 03:32:24 AM »
Hay Zee,
 Looking like things are moving along at a right pace! You'll be in the new rooms in no time! Judging by the "food channel" report once "T" gets her real kitchen back you waiste line is going to take a hiding!

On the 5C chuck, i too am thinking about one but having an Emco lathe with a din spindle finding rocking horse manure is way easier! However I was YouTube surfing & a clip I was watching the gent was holding the 5C in a 4 jaw chuck! He didn't give any hints on how he set it up!

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #222 on: February 28, 2017, 03:33:27 AM »
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We had a beautiful pear tree about mid-way across that deck

I hope that the pear wood went to the model shipbuilding community, it is a prized wood that hobby.

The shop and deck look great.

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #223 on: February 28, 2017, 03:49:48 AM »
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We had a beautiful pear tree about mid-way across that deck

I hope that the pear wood went to the model shipbuilding community, it is a prized wood that hobby.

The shop and deck look great.

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Re: Zee's Shop Beginnings
« Reply #224 on: February 28, 2017, 11:02:14 AM »
@Bill: The deck is 10' wide and about 30' long. T realized she can have part of her garden along the front of it. That's the old door. They're supposed to take it out today in order to redo the header and opening but it will be 5-6 weeks before the replacement arrives.

@Gerrit: Sounds like the awning has to be roof mounted. I need to make sure we can get out of the sun porch when it is extended. BTW from the food channel...we don't go out to eat hardly at all either. Not worth the noise and expense. She loves to cook and I love her cooking. My only cost is to do the dishes. Well worth it!

We do order in on occasion.  ;D Environment counts!

@Kerrin: Interesting thought using the 4-jaw to hold the collet.

I don't recall the pear type. It was about 20' tall. Shaped somewhat like a pine cone. Small flowers. No fruit. Not sure if it's the type.

I'd thought about the wood but was not aware of T's schedule. Went to work one morning...came home,,,and it was gone. All gone.  :'(
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