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Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

Building with whole trees.

In Adventures on November 23, 2009 at 12:48 am

I had a hard time finding lumber for my fencing and decking projects. To the point that I developed analysis paralysis, and now I’m waiting until next year. But it never occurred to me that I could go around the whole processed lumber thing. Not by buying locally milled lumber, but by building with whole unprocessed pre-lumber-ified trees. That’s my kind of “tree house.” Get it?

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Barack Obama on Buying American

In Adventures on October 10, 2009 at 12:55 am

“The fight for American manufacturing is the fight for America’s future.”

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Remember how most auto parts are made in China?

In Adventures on February 19, 2009 at 7:23 am

Scare yourself by reading about Chinese-made auto parts in the New York Times. Or just read the pull-quote:

For consumers, that means automotive equipment made in China is less likely to comply with safety standards than the same product made in the United States.

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