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How to Paint an Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating (Quikrete Example)
Ethan | October 18, 2014
How to Paint an Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating (Quikrete Example)

Our garage workshop floor was in need of some serious TLC.  We applied an epoxy garage floor coating to cover the ugly oil stains and give the shop a nice, polished look. I’m amazed at the difference the floor makes and would recommend an epoxy coating for anyone looking to class-up their garage, basement or other concrete surface. Read on to learn how we did it and a few tips to remember when you start this project. Editors Note: A lot of readers have found this article helpful in transforming their own basement or garage.... 

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Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2013
Ethan | June 18, 2013
Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2013

Last week I had the privilege to attend the Milwaukee Tools 2013 New Product Symposium. If you’re not familiar, just about every year, Milwaukee gathers online and print media from all over the world to check out their most recent innovations. This year was a top-notch event with a lot of cool tools and accessories. To get real-time updates from media events like this one (and the JET / Powermatic event coming up), be sure to follow OPC on Twitter. I’m constantly tweeting pictures and info about what users can expect to see... 

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Ethan | April 19, 2013
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The Teal Pumpkin Project: Allergy Safe & Real Food Approved!
Jocie | October 27, 2014
The Teal Pumpkin Project: Allergy Safe & Real Food Approved!

I realize that almost every blogger in the world has already moved on the Christmas projects and posted about Halloween months ago. But I’m a bit behind this year and sorta operating on a minute by minute basis. Have you heard about The Teal Pumpkin Project, promoted by FARE, Food Allergy Research & Education? The idea is to paint a pumpkin teal and put it on your porch, signaling to Trick or Treaters that your home is providing non-food/candy options for kids that have food allergies. Pretty cool, right?! Before I even heard... 

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