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    I agree with you Christy I to live up to the...

    I agree with you Christy I to live up to the moment and my kids will just have to deal with it when I am gone just as we did when my parents left this earth. I hope they do the same with their life....
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    Let's talk about rust.

    Here is some pics of a rust bucket 99 and what I do with it. Take the bobbin area apart soak in evaposrust this stood several days. Then all was brushed with a dremel and cupped brass brush. Did not...
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    Christy, I taped off the arm and primed and...

    Christy, I taped off the arm and primed and painted the entire bed. I used automotive gloss black and primer from my local auto store. Rustoleum. I use the brass brush it is softer than the steel...
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    Sorry Barny I meant to say you not Rodney. I have...

    Sorry Barny I meant to say you not Rodney. I have senior moments on occasion.:o
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    Deb it took about 6 weeks to get this far. Most...

    Deb it took about 6 weeks to get this far. Most of the time was waiting to get things unstuck with Blast Buster and the soaking of parts in evapo rust and cleaning them. Normally it takes about three...
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    Yes it is very time consuming Miriam, but these...

    Yes it is very time consuming Miriam, but these old machines are worth it. I know I spend to much time on some of them but enjoy the work and it keeps me out of trouble. :o
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    Thanks Steve I appreciate the info and will take...

    Thanks Steve I appreciate the info and will take your advice. I mostly used aniline dye in shellac to match the japan. This is the first machine I used paint on. This process takes a long time and...
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    Don't feel bad Steve I am always looking for...

    Don't feel bad Steve I am always looking for better ways to do things. Old dogs can learn new tricks.
  9. Thread: chain stitcher

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    I am with you Maria, I would not recommend a toy...

    I am with you Maria, I would not recommend a toy machine to actually sew with. And surely not to learn to sew with one. See you at Toga.
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    Really nice looking Rodney, I am gonna like this...

    Really nice looking Rodney, I am gonna like this room of yours.
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    The lever with the numbers is the stitch length...

    The lever with the numbers is the stitch length regulator and looks like this one as a reverse also. This lever is common on machines made in England called Jones. Do you have any idea where this...
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    I would clean the mechanical workings first,...

    I would clean the mechanical workings first, underneath and inside the face plate before I go to the making pretty stage. As for as the irons I would use a wire brush to clean them and then spray...
  13. Thread: Cabinet advice

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    You can glue it. You will have to clamp with two...

    You can glue it. You will have to clamp with two boards on each side to bring them flush and the clamp edge to edge to bring the split together. Use a thin blade of some kind to get the glue in the...
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    Moving daughter to TX my home state. Great place...

    Moving daughter to TX my home state. Great place to live. I was born in Decatur TX and the wife is from Dallas. Very nice baby quilt and wonderful colors. Don't ask how I ended up in Huntsville AL....
  15. How interesting I have the same machine in a...

    How interesting I have the same machine in a treadle and it sews great. I will have to check my shuttles out and see what i can find that will work.
  16. I played with shuttle today. What I found was the...

    I played with shuttle today. What I found was the Singer 15 shuttle works as well as my original shuttle for Kayser. The 15X1 needle will be just fine too. I am still playing so maybe I can find...
  17. Kayser with Singer 15 shuttle

    I have tried the Singer 15 in my Kayser and the stitch quality is the same as the original shuttle. I found a couple of the shuttles the right size but the little divet by the point that fits the...
  18. Rodney my Kayser does not have a motor boss.

    Rodney my Kayser does not have a motor boss.
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    Cathy this is a great display. You and your...

    Cathy this is a great display. You and your husband must be very proud of this fine work. Wonderful.
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    Miriam I emailed you some pics of the plates

    Miriam I emailed you some pics of the plates
  21. If you get close to Huntsville, AL give me yell....

    If you get close to Huntsville, AL give me yell. Love to see you.
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  22. Thread: Thank you!

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    The guys and I really wanted to do this for you....

    The guys and I really wanted to do this for you. They did the work. I just sewed them together. I made one block and my wife and I made the sewing machine block. It was fun. I hope all goes well for...
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    Very nice work here. Skip

    Very nice work here.
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    I think it is an old can opener

    I think it is an old can opener
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    Oh Miriam what I am I going to do now? I guess no...

    Oh Miriam what I am I going to do now? I guess no more vintage parts from you... I need to get to Indy again so I can get into the stash before you get rid of them. Oh no, Oh no Miriam you just can't.
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