Frank Lloyd Wright Contest #3: I didn't finish.

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Blog entry by JoeyG posted 09-01-2012 08:16 PM 1113 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am ashamed to say that I didn’t finish my FLW box. I am close, but will not be finished for another week or two. Did anyone else get to do anything for this little inspired competition? When I first thought of this, I figured I had given myself plenty of time and then real life happened. While I had a great summer with my kids, I didn’t get nearly the amount of shop time I thought I would.

I apologize to you all. I still plan to post my project once it is done.

I hope you understand.



-- JoeyG ~~~

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View learnin2do's profile


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#1 posted 09-01-2012 08:26 PM

Yeah…I always think I will have more time, because I don’t lose 2 hours a day in transit, and I don’t have to stop for homework enforcement and instruction…but it never works like that…
Someones needs assistance or mediation every 20 minutes or so, then I have to remember what I was doing, then fix or re-do what I mess up due to distraction…the first week they were back in school, I think I did in a week what took 2 or 3 in the summer!

-- christine

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 09-01-2012 08:38 PM

Understand? You got closer than I did. I look at the pictures that I was going to base mine on. That’s as close as I got. If you spent time with your kids, you did the right thing.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View jaykaypur's profile


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#3 posted 09-01-2012 09:30 PM

I got as far as Monte did. Maybe you can re-list the whole thing again??

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View Boxguy's profile


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#4 posted 09-01-2012 10:51 PM

Joey, my grandson has taught me that boxes will wait, kids will not. Time is fleeting and life is short. Good choice.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 09-01-2012 11:37 PM

Yup, what Big Al said

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

View JoeyG's profile


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#6 posted 09-02-2012 01:24 AM

Thanks guys. I have no idea how long it will take me to finish my box. It’s a commission and has to be done by Christmas so I know it will be done before then. Any idea’s on another date. We could always just add them here. Any idea’s, or do we just let this one go and try to come up with something in the future?

-- JoeyG ~~~

View gfadvm's profile


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#7 posted 09-02-2012 01:34 AM

Sorry Joey, but I am a step (or two) behind Monte.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 09-02-2012 01:13 PM

I got mine done….. Well, I got it done on paper anyway…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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