Lightweightladylefty
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RECALLS #20: Children’s Tool Kits Recalled by Grizzly Industrial

Lightweightladylefty — Just in case you bought your child one of these cute tool kits for Christmas . . . Children’s Tool Kits Recalled by Grizzly Industrial Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban and Toy Safety Requirements: Recall Date: March 19, 2020...

Morris chair restoration #5: Assembly: I might be considered square, but this chair certainly wasn’t.

Lightweightladylefty — Absolutely nothing was even close to square. The left side of the front rail was ¼” taller than the right side. The legs (front and back) were not square to the frame. You can see that the cushion frame is crooked as it attaches to the...

Morris chair restoration #4: The seat cushion

Lightweightladylefty — The seat cushion was really delightful. A couple of separate foam cushions had been added to the chair to make it usable when I was a child, but this is how it looked now. It’s hard to imagine anyone could sit on this with the padding...

Morris chair restoration #3: The back cushion

Lightweightladylefty — I removed the mid-20th-century gray marble vinyl to reveal more of the chair’s history. The top cushion’s original upholstery which was under the gray marble vinyl appeared to be an early attempt at Naugahyde – almost like a painted coating...

Morris chair restoration #2: The frame

Lightweightladylefty — The wooden frame was much worse than I had realized. Boards had been nailed to the bottom to keep the springs from falling through. The burlap was recycled from a Burlington, Wisconsin Murphy Products feed sack which still had a portion of the...

Morris chair restoration #1: I may have bit off more than I can chew

Lightweightladylefty — Disclaimer: Please be aware that just because I have documented this journey does not mean that I have a clue about what I’m doing. Note: The chair is now finished but I decided to document my journey in a blog rather than posting all these...

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RECALLS #19: Porter Cable table saw fire hazard

Lightweightladylefty — Porter Cable Table Saws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Chang Type Recall Date: July 24, 2019 Recall Number: 19-172 Recall Summary Name of product: Porter-Cable 10” Table Saws Hazard: The motor can...

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RECALLS #18: Harbor Freight Recalls Rechargeable Flashlights

Lightweightladylefty — Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 12V Rechargeable Flashlights Due to Overheating and Burn Hazards Recall Date: February 27, 2019 Recall Number: 19-073 Recall Summary Name of product: 80 Lumen 12V Rechargeable Flashlights Hazard: The...

RECALLS #17: Harbor Freight Propane Torch recall

Lightweightladylefty — Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Propane Torches Due to Burn Hazard Recall Date: February 27, 2019 Recall Number: 19-074 Recall Summary Name of Product: Greenwood propane torches Hazard: The trigger on the torches that engages the flame can...

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RECALLS #16: DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard

Lightweightladylefty — Recall Date: February 5, 2019 Recall Number: 19-059 Recall Summary Name of Product: DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills Hazard: The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumers should...

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