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    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – 91 – Enamels and Spaniards and Jerks – Oh My!

    Why would someone use enamel paint for a woodworking project? Well, for lots of reasons – but that doesn’t mean you have to like it. Mark Lindsay tells why he hates using enamels in woodworking. Eloy Escagedo tells us about two men with the surname Escagedo who were executed in Spain for taking part in a rebellion in the 1250s. It turns out these were the first 2 documented mentions of that surname, and the reason for it was pretty wild. Finally, the twosome discuss the general distrust (hatred) for paid promotions in YouTube videos, and Mark asks why the mere mention of a product endorsement suddenly negates everything else…

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    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 50 – Undiscovered Cousins

    In this episode, we talk about ancestry DNA tests for genealogical purposes and how they work. Eloy took an ancestry test, so Mark and Eloy talk about that. It turns out there’s a lot more than meets the eye. Is it possible there could be a connection between two guys from different decades, backgrounds, and on opposite sides of the continent who discuss life, the universe, and everything? This and many other topics on this eye-opening episode of The Trampled Underfoot Podcast!