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How are you staying sane during quarantine?


By Vino

3 months ago



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    #251 48 days ago
    Quoted from NPO:

    When you can't go to the gym, bring the gym to you!!!
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    I hand-made the dead-lift station and the grey bench. Wasn't paying $600+ for the DL station and over $250 for a bench and wait 10+ weeks. Pfft.
    Between that and my Masters, I make sure I am staying busy. About to get my other "fun car" back after the wheel decided mid-drive that it was simply going to come off the hub. It was great coming home from a deployment, buying that car, and then that happening 29 days later. Almost made me an alcoholic in one evening flat.
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    Nice ride !

    #252 48 days ago

    Thanks!! F5 65 Cobra, MK2 build completed in 2005 or so.

    Rides even better when all 4 wheels stay on ; ). Should get it back late June.pasted_image (resized).png

    #253 48 days ago

    Looks awesome. Thank you for your service and you deserve to cruise in that ride after deployment.

    #254 47 days ago

    Built a gate and bench today. Lots of angle grinding. Was going to do the stairs next but rain put a stop to that. Early happy hour

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    #255 43 days ago

    Was restoring these movie poster theatre marquees last month. I had a thought in my head about how it might look with leds installed, wel it came out exactly like I’d hoped
    Today finally cut the trim on basement wall and installed the “Coming” one.
    I love it!!!!

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    #256 41 days ago

    Our boy is getting up there and we noticed him laboring to lay down so my wife took a old throw blanket and a old table cloth and stitched him up a bed. She stitched loops so it can be hung under the roof to stay dry and velcro'd the opening so it can be easily removed and thrown in the wash. As soon as he saw it he went and layed on it!

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    #257 41 days ago

    Quarantine is over isn’t it?

    #258 39 days ago

    Any of you guys played pool golf before? Pretty fun. The wife and I played a couple games tonight. I can see myself playing it alone and trying to top my best score.

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    #259 38 days ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Any of you guys played pool golf before? Pretty fun. The wife and I played a couple games tonight. I can see myself playing it alone and trying to top my best score.
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    Never heard of this but now I have to try it. Where'd you find the scoreboard?

    Chris

    #260 38 days ago
    Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

    Never heard of this but now I have to try it. Where'd you find the scoreboard?
    Chris

    Dad bought it at the Dufferin store when he bought the table. Dufferin was a retail store in Canadian malls back in 90s/00s. Sold lots of 3d puzzles, bar games, etc.

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    #261 37 days ago

    Jerking off on my web cam for extra cash ...

    #262 36 days ago
    Quoted from midniight:

    Jerking off on my web cam for extra cash ...

    Good luck. There's a glut of that right now. LOL

    Chris

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    #264 32 days ago

    Finally got around to clear coating the wall I put up last fall. Really pops now. Warmed the wood up good. 20200610_131519.jpg
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    #265 32 days ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Finally got around to clear coating the wall I put up last fall. Really pops now. Warmed the wood up good. [quoted image]
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    I've really enjoyed watching all your recent wood working projects bud. Nice job.

    #266 32 days ago

    I glued together the squares around the pole yesterday and just made a hidden holder for my recently purchased 36" and 42" cues. Figured this is better then just having them lean against a wall somewhere and get chalk on the wall.

    Quoted from sixtyfourbits:

    I've really enjoyed watching all your recent wood working projects bud. Nice job.

    Thanks man.

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    #267 32 days ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

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    Nice old tv and time piece.

    #268 32 days ago
    Quoted from chad:

    Nice old tv and time piece.

    Picked it up at auction last year for my wife. She likes old furniture and I like cool, unique pieces. The swivel stand was a definite seller for me

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    #269 32 days ago

    My wife took one of my Saskatchewan Roughriders/Pilsner flags today and made Jimi another bed for inside the house this time. 20200611_195843.jpg20200611_202109.jpg
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    #270 32 days ago

    Lazy Boy, upcoming retirement, and this helps.

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    #271 15 days ago

    I picked up this super cool piece last summer for $5 at a yard sale. Liked the patina on it so didn't want to paint the whole thing so I just highlighted a few things then sprayed it with a clearcoat.20200628_173414.jpg20200628_173435.jpg20200628_173455.jpg

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    #272 4 days ago

    I'm actually been in a "if life gives you lemons, make lemonade" mode throughout.

    My yoga studio closed down March 13. Through May, we were live streaming classes (on Facebook), moving towards a different economic model (supporting and sustaining members, kind of like public radio / tv) - I got to truck out a small lighting system, audio mixer, using an ipad to stream.

    June 1 we started teaching classes via the Zoom platform (for money) and I got to design / build a special cart with webcams, mics, flat screen monitors so the teacher / tech could watch on something other than a laptop.

    As we moved towards July, we started teaching outdoor classes (we've done that in the past, albeit for free through the town) so I had all the tech in house (a neat little wireless headset / receiver and battery powered PA / speaker that a typical yoga teacher could schlep and set up without assistance) but needed to pick up another set. So we've got two audio "fly packs" charged and ready to go for ~8 outdoor classes per week.

    Now we're moving toward live streaming all in-studio classes (in a room we'd occasionally fit ~100 people, we can put 18 with social distancing) so I've got a full 3 camera shoot, using a slick little video switcher (4 x HDMI inputs, HDMI and USB, the USB looks like a webcam for streaming / zooming).

    So basically, I've spent the entire quarantine / pandemic having fun screwing around with tech, and getting paid for it.

    Jury is still out whether the studio can / will survive (we're brining money in but not nearly what we were pre-pandemic) but if the place does survive, it will be because I stepped up.

    #273 4 days ago

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