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Friday, March 13, 2009

Cool Canvas boat bag

Random other used materials, nice new Canvas Boat Bag made of used sail boat canvas...
from Portland based Rogues Gallery

Quote by~Eleanor powell
What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.

In 1956, 80% of all U.S. households had a refrigerator, but only 8% of British households had one!
The first household refrigerators cost about $16,000, in today's money!
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
Crocodiles swallow stones to help them dive deeper.
All species of beetles are edible.
Extremely high pressured water can easily cut through a steel beam.

Uses for steel wool
Packing steel wool into gaps around pipes forms a barrier mice can't chew through.
Stain wood. Woodworker and This Old House contributor Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk mixes steel wool and vinegar in a jelly jar, which reacts to create an ebonizing stain.
Prevent a clog. Temporarily stuff steel wool in the drain while you bathe your pet to catch shed hair.
Revive aluminum. Storm windows regain their original shine when buffed with grade #00 steel wool.

Gum Drop Salad
1-pound gumdrops
1 pound red grapes, seeded, cut into halves
1-package miniature marshmallows
1 medium can crushed pineapple, drained
1 cup chopped nuts Juice of one lemon
3/4 cup pineapple juice
2/3 cups sugar
1-teaspoon vinegar
1/4 cup flour
Mix first 5 ingredients. Measure lemon juice; add equal amount of water. Blend with pineapple juice, sugar and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Stir in flour Cook until thickened, stirring constantly; cool. Pour over gumdrop mixture; mix well.


My Big Mouth said...

Since I love the ocean,anything sailing and beachy stuff the used sail boat canvas bag sounds kinda neat,but oh the smell.Do you think it might be a bit ...fishy?

Victorian Lady said...

Hey Ginger! :)
Poppin in to say hi! :)
Hope you are well!
Off to look at the doll beds!