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[BKARTS] Teflon



I often bird sit my neighbor's African parrott, and she's warned me NEVER to 
use a teflon pot while Stampy's in my care. Beside being a neighbor, she's a 
doctor. (Not Stampy-- her mom!)
Kind'a like the canary in the mine.

Cheers,

A L I C E * S I M P S O N
D A N C E M A R A T H O N
WEBSITE:www.alicesimpson.com

> > Date:    Fri, 26 Aug 2005 13:07:38 -0400
> > From:    Kevin Driedger <ksdriedger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: teflone folder
> >
> > I just noticed today that one end of my teflon "bone" folder is starting 
> to
> > chip. For some reason I have it in my head that one cannot/should not sand 
> or
> > grind down teflon folders, like can be done with real bone folders.
> >
> > Has anyone had any problems like this with their teflon folders, which I
> > like very much otherwise?
> >
> > Has anyone had any experience (positive or negative) reshaping their 
> teflon
> > folder?
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > Kevin Driedger
> > Lansing, Mich.
> >
> 
> Kevin,
> 
> I've been told that it is a bad idea to sand a teflon folder as breathing
> teflon dust is not good for people.  I tried Google and found out that 
> teflon
> paint is a better way to keep creatures off the bottom of a boat, if that is 
> any
> help. (Apparently, making the boat slippery so creatures can't attach
> themselves is better that poisoning the creatures.) But I think that the 
> theory is
> that the creatures don't eat the teflon, which doesn't answer the question 
> of
> whether it is harmful to breath teflon. 
> 
> Maybe you could call OSHA and get an answer.
> 
> Sally
> 







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