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Forum topic by DynaBlue posted 1719 days ago 925 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DynaBlue

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1719 days ago

Here is a finishing technique that the big wood magazines apparently haven’t caught on to yet. So simple a monkey could do it!

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KayBee

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#1 posted 1719 days ago

That’s just classic! And to think I’ve been using them to make bread all these years!

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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cabinetmaster

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#2 posted 1719 days ago

I think I’ll keep with the furniture polish and wax….............LOL

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1719 days ago

That’s truly bananas

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rowdy

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#4 posted 1719 days ago

Monkey business, if you ask me!

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papadan

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#5 posted 1719 days ago

Total BS, she put the banana on the “BREAD” board ends.

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Indiana_Parrothead

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#6 posted 1718 days ago

I am not sure about that. I think that any thing smeared on to wood with some moisture in it is going to make the wood look good for a little bit, but I don’t think that it will last.

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rwyoung

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#7 posted 1718 days ago

She says at the beginning that olive oil was used on the center portion. Olive oil can go rancid. Bad idea.
Overall, this just seems to be a bad idea, the little oil that is in a banana will also go rancid. You are setting yourself up for causing more harm than good with this nonsense.

-- Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

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DynaBlue

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#8 posted 1718 days ago

Maybe it would work better if she used it on a table made of monkeypod?

Although interestingly banana oil (not the fruit, of course) was used in fabric covered airplane manufacture and now model airplanes as it’s a compound in dope (the liquid, not as in drugs) and it also is used as a solvent for some varnishes and nitrocellulose lacquers. (According to the sum of all knowledge, aka Wikipedia)

In the Navy I used banana oil to test fit respirators because it’s got a readily identified smell (um..smells like bananas) and, during inspections, if I soaked a small piece of gauze in the oil then stuffed it up in a ventilation duct the compartment had a ‘clean’ smell. If it smells clean it must be clean!

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KayBee

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#9 posted 1718 days ago

You used banana oil to help test fit respirators? We just plugged ‘em up and waited for the victim, er fittee to start gasping.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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SteveMI

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#10 posted 1718 days ago

Kaybee – I think Dynablue is talking about the volunteer service and not drafted.

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poroskywood

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#11 posted 1718 days ago

Her whole house stinks of rotten food products. YUK!

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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