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A Strategy for Woodworking #55: As If

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Blog entry by Gary Rogowski posted 06-15-2015 09:52 PM 906 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 54: Being in the Shop Part 55 of A Strategy for Woodworking series Part 56: Chair Design, Please Sit »

I haven’t practiced sawing in a while. As if that makes any difference.

It does. I will get to the bench and try my hand at a dovetail and I won’t know where exactly to put my feet. Or rather, I put my feet where I think they’re supposed to go and they don’t feel quite right. Or I don’t feel right and I’m thinking about how to stand instead of standing and cutting. First tail gets done. I start to cut the second tail and I start to feel that things are getting right again. I launch into the third and now I know I’m back home.

It always takes time to find your pace. To find that body memory. It only takes practice.

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#1 posted 06-16-2015 12:16 AM

What does the first one look like? Do you take practice cuts? Good to know that we are all somewhat alike. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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