2015 - Volume #39, Issue #3, Page #41[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
He Finds New Uses For Old Tire Lug Nut Wrenches
After I finished wall boarding my house, I had a bunch of leftover pieces. I called the manufacturer and they said it was made up of gypsum, regular paper, and .003 percent captan, which is a commercial fungicide used in edible crops. So I laid the pieces down between rows in my garden. Made it easier to work the rows without tracking mud, and the next spring I tilled the deteriorated gypsum board into the soil, which was great to balance out the ph. I picked up more scrap wall board for the next year. (Paul Miller, Gardiner, Mont.; firstname.lastname@example.org).
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