Chris Kott wrote:There's a saying in manufacturing. It's something like," A job can be done cheaply, quickly, and well, but only two of these things at a time."
It seems to me like you want all three.
Joylynn Hardesty wrote:They're not granite. They are kinda reddish? Maybe? Or maybe there was a deposit of red clay in the spot they were. Dunno. In my yard, clay tends to be grey.
s. ayalp wrote: There is a famous marble of Tennessee, pink Tennessee marble. Its found mostly in east Tennessee though. You might want to check its pictures.
Travis wrote:But I believe down south they have a lot of red clay. Here clay tends to be blue, but that is because it is marine clay, the reason why our slate here is blue in color, while up north it is black...it has higher levels of titanium.
Michael Cox wrote:This is a better video of the process and tools needed.
Joylynn Hardesty wrote:Thanks, guys! I wish we could dash out and purchase a bunch of tools. Not gonna happen.
We have to use what is on hand. I know that will result in more wear on the body, but that's the way it is. We have about 25 giant nails hanging about. They may be 3 inches shorter than the one pictured here. Maybe they could be useful?
Maybe extra tire irons, we've only got two. That is if they actually are extra. We may not be able to risk their demise. Something like this:
Never trust an airline that limits their passengers to one carry on iguana. Put this tiny ad in your shoe:
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