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Blog series by Ethan Sincox updated 11-12-2007 07:54 PM 2 parts 7781 reads 21 comments total

Part 1: He works in mysterious ways...

10-09-2007 11:16 PM by Ethan Sincox | 3 comments »

Funny how He is always challenging me, especially when I think I’m at my limit and barely have time to breath, much less take on another woodworking task. A few weeks ago, my wife’s co-worker lost his dad. We went to the wake to give our condolences and support. It wasn’t really a surprise, as he’d been fighting with cancer for several years. Last night, she came home and said Frank had a request for me, if I was willing to help them. I don’t know if my ...

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Part 2: The challenges of a commissioned work...

11-12-2007 07:54 PM by Ethan Sincox | 18 comments »

Wait a second… Is it really a commissioned work? Maybe not. I agreed to make the cross, but I decided to not charge them for it (ehhh… it isn’t something I really want to put in my Gallery of Finished Pieces, you know? It’s more like a favor than anything. Ultimately, it comes down to the fact that I would feel weird about charging a friend for this piece. Hey, when its a hobby, you can afford to do that.) In any case, I got hit square in the face with one of ...

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