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Blog entry by Farrout posted 06-22-2011 02:55 PM 1594 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I think it would be easier for me to train termites than to learn to do quality woodworking.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!

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#1 posted 06-22-2011 04:06 PM

Let me invite you to the next meeting of the St Pete Woodcrafter’s Guild, next tuesday evening. We have a very diverse group of woodworkers and I am sure you could find some help there. I understand there are some good groups in Tampa as well. Having someone to turn to for help is a great resource. is the link to our website.

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

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#2 posted 06-22-2011 04:40 PM

Learning to retire was just a little difficult for me. According to the kids, I will never learn, but the difference
to me is that now I get to play in the workshop, at the shooting range, on the mountain and road bike and
just at life in general. I occasionally have to stoop to work every now and then, but thanks to a beautiflul
Lady who puts up with me life is good and great grandkids are even greater, got to hold my newest one
Sat June 18th.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Don W

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#3 posted 06-22-2011 04:44 PM

they say termintes are actually pretty addaptable. They do a lot of woodworking. Just here idea of it is different than ours.

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#4 posted 06-22-2011 04:54 PM

Well there is a difference between the skill level in making a quality 17th century secretary and that of a quality hatchet handle. Just focus on quality that fits your skill level. You’ll find yourself becoming more pleased with your work. And you’ll gain in complexity of skills while you do it.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#5 posted 07-17-2011 06:49 PM

a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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