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    Well I thought I should report that I did...

    Well I thought I should report that I did something to solve this problem in case someone else has a similar problem.
    Please forgive me for not using the metric system. All the material is sized in...
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    I have not used a diamond blade in my angle...

    I have not used a diamond blade in my angle grinder. I estimate the total circumference might be 2m. The material is around 3cm thick. Would one blade last that long.
    I suppose I could keep a...
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    That idea triggers two things. (1) Are you...

    That idea triggers two things.
    (1) Are you saying I can use the existing bowl as a mold for an epoxy or polyester slab to be used under the bowl? What would the material be called?
    (2) I actually...
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    I'm liking the base idea. Work with me a little....

    I'm liking the base idea.
    Work with me a little.
    I am thinking that I should epoxy the pieces together and strap them tight.
    Then use it as a mold for a "plate" that would be the base under it....
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    Well, I don't know. I was just out in the garage...

    Well, I don't know. I was just out in the garage looking at the pieces and feeling the weight.
    I am pretty convinced I need some support across the bottom.
    An aluminum plate is many hundreds of...
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    I was thinking I would use a ratchet tie down:...

    I was thinking I would use a ratchet tie down:
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/SmartStraps-2-in-x-27-ft-Ratchet-Tie-Down/3740799
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    I think I should have included a full image. I...

    I think I should have included a full image. I attached it now. I am concerned about the diameter of the pedestal verses the large bowel. And then the fact that the weight of the combined smaller...
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    Patching A Concrete Fountain

    Well, I cracked it. It slipped out of my hands and hit the sidewalk. I would like to "paste" the three pieces back together. One problem is the mass of the thing. My weight lifter son says he...
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    Interesting Construction For Old Chair

    I noticed something interesting in the construction of this chair. Note the insert in the seat that is almost as wide as the seat and seems to go all the way from front to back.

    This chair is one...
  10. Lucky you. Your 2x4s are nearly 2x4 if I did the...

    Lucky you. Your 2x4s are nearly 2x4 if I did the conversion correctly, 1.97x3.94. Ours are 88.5x38.1 (3.5x1.5).
    There is some bull floating around that they start out at 2x4 but dry out to...
  11. I never realized these forums were based in Oz. ...

    I never realized these forums were based in Oz. Sorry.

    I guess most folks don't know about 2x4s, etc.

    I'll see if anyone from this side of the big lake can help.
  12. Convert Storage Area to Office..Bring Me Into the 21st Century

    I hope this is the correct forum.

    I plan to convert a second floor storage area into an office.
    But I need to be brought into the 21st century.
    Back about 50 years ago (48...
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