URGENT PDX housing request, boosts appreciated!!
HEY SO UH
i have less than a week before i'm supposed to be out of my current place (homeowner is selling it in August) and I STILL do not have a place lined up so if anyone has a room, or heck. even a couch in the PDX area (or Beaverton) PLEASE let me know ASAP because I don't know what I'm gonna do otherwise!!
thank you so much in advance. i'm sorry for asking you guys this over twice now but i just need all the help i can get...
The lorries will be so big and heavy we're worried they'll damage the house foundations. Neighbour felt the same, that's why she was telling us (she's an architect as well as a farmer!). Question is: do we have the energy to out up a fight? I'm not sure we do.
Just bumped into a neighbour from our hill, a large part of the pine forest is diseased and needs to come down. It's owned by someone as a tax dodge, so they've got no interest in doing it properly. That means they're doing it using huge lorries and the only accessible road for these things is right by our house. Had no notice from the landowner, and our neighbour only found out by chance, the council aren't interested (no surprise there, they're crap).
Some moisture made the CA glue white right next to the stone, so I've had to sand down to remove it. You don't have this problem when carving spoons, an entirely more civilised hobby.
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Stone mounted, I'll flatten it by sanding to make it less lethal, but this orientation was how it sat in the mount best. CA applied; the glue actually dries quite bumpy, you need to apply multiple layers and then sand and polish to smooth it down for a good finish
This all started because I wanted to make my wife a Christmas present of a wooden ring with some stone from the fell where she grew up inlaid. That was 3 or 4 years ago now, life got in the way. Instead of crushing the stone to powder and doing a band as originally planned I've polished this tiny little bit and am going to drill a hole to mount it. I like the idea of mounting worthless rocks.
Had a go at a wire inlay, was simpler than expected. Will see how it looks after coating and polishing.
After saying I wouldn't do two colour rings again because it's so tricky it's now clear they look much nicer than single wood ones so...
Quick sand to round the profile on the lathe, then a polish, and now having a bath in some Danish oil. Once dry they'll get another light polish before getting a few layers of CA
Been going down a rabbit hole reading about the SCAMP sailboat, I love the size and the fact that there is DIY kits.
Next stage, splitting in half, sanding ready for shaping on the lathe when I can find the time
watched Danny Boyle's Sunshine for the first time. Why do all space films share so many tired tropes? That thing where the protagonists have to float between two airlocks without a spacesuit... It had some good bits, then turned into Event Horizon. #theCinema
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