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  • rayj0007 commented on Penolopy Bulnick's forum topic Halloween Postcards 2016!5 months ago

    Besides sending a postcard, what other uses will the information you collect be used for by you and/or Instructables and/or Google???Is there a privacy policy that is applied to the information you are collecting?

    Color me cynical...... I have a hard time believing, given the value of personal information, that neither Autodesk nor Google are going to retain the information provided to use for some other purpose, besides mailing post cards.Is there a privacy policy that specifically applies to the information gathered?Thanks for the replies! I have nothing else to add to the conversation.

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  • How To Tie A Globe Knot (or any Turk's head-like knot)

    That's what I was looking for!!!! I'll have to take a look at the "Globe Knot Cookbook".Thanks very much for this and the length equation.

    How did you determine it would take 18 or 19 plys to cover the bowling ball? Is there an equation relating sphere diameter, cord diameter, to number of plys? For example if I wanted to cover a bowling ball with 1/2" cord, how can I calculate the minimum number of plys to assure coverage?Any equation relating the 3 variables would be helpful.

    Nice 'able. Are you aware of any formula for selecting cord size and/or number of "plys" and/or number of facets given a specified sphere diameter?Example of failures: The example globe knot made of 1/2" cord around a golf ball or the example cord size globe knot placed on a bowling ball.Any info would be appreciated.Just an FYI: Looking at "The Ashley Book of Knots" this might be considered a "Monkey's Fist" rather than a "Turks Head", based on application. There seems to be a lot of overlap between the 2 types.

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  • rayj0007 commented on Penolopy Bulnick's instructable Popsicle Stick Playing Cards8 months ago
    Popsicle Stick Playing Cards

    Fun idea, thanks for sharing. For wider sticks, you might look at a thing doctors used to use, they were called "tongue depressors". I don't know if they still use them, I haven't seen one in years. Maybe they just use them on children.

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