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Blog entry by hObOmOnk posted 01-16-2011 03:13 PM 660 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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-- 温故知新



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stefang

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#1 posted 01-16-2011 04:22 PM

So true. That’s why I’m glad I’m not trying to sell anything, lol.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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hObOmOnk

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#2 posted 01-16-2011 04:52 PM

I’m a professional. My clients drive me in a positive direction. They teach me to focus and I like that.

I’m glad I’m not a hobbyist. :)

-- 温故知新

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 01-16-2011 07:44 PM

I couldn’t agree more with this, Randy. I am a firm believer that finishing a piece should take as long, if not longer, than the build itself. Too often once we get to the finishing stage the tendency is that, since the “finish line” is in sight, to rush through the finish in order to get the project completed.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Div

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#4 posted 01-16-2011 10:21 PM

Randy, whilst the last 3 P’s are very important, I think the first P, Perspective, is critical for ultimate success. I have seen many pieces of good design and execution, spoiled by an unsuitable finish (obviously just in my opinion!) Perspective is the one I consider a lot!

Like the way you put it and enjoyed reading your blog.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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hObOmOnk

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#5 posted 01-17-2011 02:39 PM

Sometimes a successful finish is merely a matter of reading the label.

Too many wouldworkers are barely illiterate. ;>

-- 温故知新

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