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Blog entry by Ben posted 774 days ago 3366 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First I’d like to say that I LOVE Tom Waits. You may have noticed my signature, this is where it’s from. On some points of this I can relate. My shop is in a bit of a ghetto neighborhood and I get a lot of looks from people around there. I walk down the alley, open the garage door, duck under it and the door goes back down. I’m sure a few in the neighborhood wonder the same thing… What’s he building in there?.... Enjoy the video. It is strange, kinda creepy and if anyone can appreciate it, it is us shop dwelling, dust breathers…

-- Welcome to downtown Coolsville, Population: US! --Hogarth Hughes



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barecycles

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#1 posted 774 days ago

Yes, I can appreciate it but it still creeps me out.

Now, what ARE you building in there Ben?

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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JL7

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#2 posted 774 days ago

Love Tom Waits….I was just thinking a few days ago about using this track on my recent project video post – but the youtube police really don’t like it….....

thanks for posting!

Jeff

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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Ben

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#3 posted 774 days ago

I’m building things that help me build things so can build…. uh.. stuff ;)

-- Welcome to downtown Coolsville, Population: US! --Hogarth Hughes

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jumbojack

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#4 posted 774 days ago

Well done sir!

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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eddie

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#5 posted 774 days ago

Ben i love it and can relate.moved my shop from the car port to an extra bed room that i converted to a shop stay up late working on stuff the neighbors probably wonder that same thing i’m retired and the kids are grown and gone spend a lot of time with the lites on and blinds shut. that video was funny.i’m going to check out Tom Waits

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Ben

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#6 posted 774 days ago

I’ve been a Tom Waits fan for years. All great stuff

-- Welcome to downtown Coolsville, Population: US! --Hogarth Hughes

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#7 posted 773 days ago

thank for sharing ….. now I canĀ“t sleep .... :

what is he building in there ?

Dennis

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nobuckle

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#8 posted 771 days ago

Indeed we are often hermit like as we work the wood. Most of us work alone. Truth be told, we prefer it that way. I don’t know who Tom Wait is, but I can say that I was strangely compelled to don my butchers apron and grab my favorite hack-saw. But that’s a story for another day.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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Bob Kollman

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#9 posted 769 days ago

Weird video, my guess is he is building a coffin for the ex wife, all the mail is wood
magazine notices saying his subscription is about to expire.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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