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Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Sep 15, 2014. 11 Replies

Guys, I messed up. My wife has this pitcher she makes tea in that her grandmother who has passed   had always used when my wife was young. It is a cheap plastic pitcher, but has a kind of sentimental…Continue

Tags: repair, plastic

Loss of child

Started this discussion. Last reply by JonEdanger Dec 31, 2013. 8 Replies

Hey Gentleman, a bit of a sad subject here. One of my coworkers had a child recently (named him Hudson Hawk, how legit is that), a baby boy and after being home for a couple of weeks the baby died of…Continue

Tags: funeral, children, death

Help with leather belt

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brown Fox Jan 5, 2014. 4 Replies

So I just made a new belt, but have never worked with leather before. I just wanted a raw leather belt that would last 20 years like my Grandpa always had, without spending $100.I bought a leather…Continue

Tags: care, belt, leather

Media to Pass time at work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter O'Reilly Aug 27, 2013. 12 Replies

Hey Gentlemen, So most the day at work I write emails, test scripting, and edit trainings for my coworkers. This leaves me with a lot of time with headphones in. I have been listening to more This…Continue

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John Muir replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"Totally fixable. What you want to do is make a sleeve to line the inside of it with.      Buy some lexan film stock - basically a thin sheet of plastic.       Here's where that high school geometry will pay…"
Sep 14, 2014
Leto Atreides II replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"Buy her a quality item that she can pass along to your grandchildren."
Sep 14, 2014
Alexander Cort Bear replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"Thank you all, there are some interesting ideas here. I will look into it a bit further. But luckily Bob is right about one thing, she will get over it.  She already feels much better after giving it some time.  It seems silly, but she…"
Sep 14, 2014
Nathanael replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"And they'll double the offer! Just pay separate processing and handling."
Sep 14, 2014
Jack Bauer replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"I've seen commercials for thus spray-on sealant for cracks that need to be water-tight. I think there's a clear version, if I recall. Called Flex Sealant or something liked that. Not sure how well it works. Looks good on the commercials.…"
Sep 14, 2014
Bob Brower replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"this can't be fixed . you wife will get over it . in time . everything breaks including us . ashes to ashes"
Sep 14, 2014
Andy Beckman replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.
"You might get it to seal up with a bead of slow acting supper glue but you will need to get an even layer along the entire crack which will be tough especially near the end that isn't broken. Make sure everything is dry first. Don't try to…"
Sep 14, 2014
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Urgent Help! Repairing kitchen item.

Guys, I messed up. My wife has this pitcher she makes tea in that her grandmother who has passed   had always used when my wife was young. It is a cheap plastic pitcher, but has a kind of sentimental value that is hard to describe.So I was trying to be helpful, but like so very often when a man tries to help around the house I cracked this pitcher. It is long, but no pieces chipped off. I have attached an image. can I make this useable again? Be able to add ice and hold liquid? How can I go…See More
Sep 14, 2014
Brown Fox replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Help with leather belt
"I'm wearing a belt I made from a Tandy blank in 1974. The holes I used the most over the years are now 10 mm slots, but they still function. I wouldn't worry about it. I suppose you could put grommets in the holes, but I don't think…"
Jan 5, 2014
Tracy W. Saunders replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Help with leather belt
"Sorry but what you have may technically be leather it is not quality leather. Check saddle back leathers site and it will give you an explanation of what good leather is. A better place to source your leather would be a tack shop."
Jan 5, 2014
Brad Williams replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Loss of child
"I agree about the hug and the silent presence.  A quote from Allan Quatermain, when his two friends come to visit after the death of Quatermain's son: All this while Curtis and Good had been silent, feeling, I suppose, that they had…"
Dec 31, 2013
Alexander Cort Bear replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Loss of child
"True that"
Dec 30, 2013
Alexander Cort Bear replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Loss of child
"Nursery, man that is a cool idea. Thanks for that.  "
Dec 30, 2013
Sir replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Loss of child
""I'm terribly sorry."  There's nothing better that can be said. What to give?  I don't know.  I can't think of anything relevant."
Dec 30, 2013
HondoBob replied to Alexander Cort Bear's discussion Loss of child
"Nothing is more painful to a parent than the death of their child. Nothing. I have served in the Army for many decades and intimately know death from long, painful experience. The only thing you can do is offer condolences (sympathy) for their loss…"
Dec 30, 2013
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Loss of child

Hey Gentleman, a bit of a sad subject here. One of my coworkers had a child recently (named him Hudson Hawk, how legit is that), a baby boy and after being home for a couple of weeks the baby died of SIDS. I am going to the visitation tomorrow and would like to give something to the father, any ideas outside of the usual flowers and such. Thank you sirs. See More
Dec 30, 2013

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Graphic Design, Photography, Building things, learning new skills
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Cormac McCarthy, I have a degree in history, so a lot of history books, especially about 1800s realpolitik
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Lots of British directors, Guy Ritchie, Danny Boyle, Christopher Nolan, Matthew Vaughn
Music
Folky Americana stuff (i.e. Avett Brothers, Head and the Heart, Josh Ritter, Brighteyes etc)
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Though personally he prefers to be called Stormaggedon, Dark Lord of All.

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