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Bill White

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704 days ago

I have some “SawHorse” brand saw horses (duh!!). They have seen a bunch of use over the years, and have collected a really nice patina of various paints and colors.
Just after cleaning the oven grills with oven cleaner, I had a brain f@rt. Hmmmm? Wonder if oven cleaner would get a large amount of the crap off the plastic saw horses?
Yep! Sprayed ‘em, let ‘em sit for a while, hosed ‘em down after running out of the cleaner in about 4 squirts (what a rip).
Left ‘em in the sun to dry. Now they’re lookin’ pretty darned good.
The things ya think of on a Sunday afternoon…..........


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#1 posted 704 days ago

But, now you ruined their value as collectables?

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

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#2 posted 704 days ago

Self cleaning ovens and saw horses are easier…

-- 2014 will be a different least for me it will.

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#3 posted 704 days ago

I hope I never see the day when I purchase a plastic sawhorse.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#4 posted 703 days ago

Well, the wooden ones I had were so special. In fact, they were special enough that the guy who bought our previous home asked to keep them. Besides, the Sawhorses fold up and hang on the shop wall. How many of the guys you know decorate with sawhorses? :)


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#5 posted 701 days ago

Bondo, thanks for the laugh. I can relate to that.

Bill, good tip to know.

Another good tip to remember is don’t borrow your plastic saw horses to a guy who makes his and doesn’t care if he cuts his. I used a guys plastic saw horses once and cut into it and he was mad as hell at me. I told him I do it all the time. Just had to share that memory with ya.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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