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Blog entry by Shopsmithtom posted 04-10-2008 12:16 AM 828 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I’ve had a couple of comments on my photo…asking if I wear the tux in the shop. I guess it’s time to put that all to rest.
That is NOT how I look when I work in the shop… I do take off the cummerbund. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you



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Greg3G

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#1 posted 04-10-2008 12:32 AM

I would have sugested loosening up the tie, but it may help keep the sawdust and chips from going down the front. BTW…you may want to switch to white or some other color, Black shows dust too much. :-)

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#2 posted 04-10-2008 12:42 AM

now the cumber bun seems functional. Just think of all the pencils and small tools you could tuck in it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Shopsmithtom

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#3 posted 04-10-2008 12:45 AM

I may be switching to a lighter color for the summer. By the way, a cumber bun is roll that you put a cucumber on, isn’t it? -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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GaryK

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#4 posted 04-10-2008 12:49 AM

I can understand wearing the tux in the shop. It keeps other people away because it’s a formal event.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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itsme_timd

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#5 posted 04-10-2008 01:26 AM

Hmm, seems a little neanderthalic to drop the cummerbund… wait, I think that’s an admirable thing in woodworking???

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 04-10-2008 02:12 AM

Don’t worry SST. I know your secret. You wear the bow tie because an ordinay tie would get caught in the thicknesser roller. Only kidding.LOL.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 04-10-2008 02:15 AM

SST,

I strongly suspect that this is a shot from your wedding day when you held the ceremony in your shop.

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

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Shopsmithtom

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#8 posted 04-10-2008 03:54 AM

Sometimes I think I’m married to my shop…just ask my wife about that. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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Ad Marketing Guy - Bill

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#9 posted 04-10-2008 04:09 PM

You are definitely in casual clothes since you do not have a flower on your lapel – I would strongly urge getting a new tux in denim for those dirty jobs in the shop.

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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RonPage

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#10 posted 04-11-2008 11:53 PM

I’d rather see a man wearing a tux in his shop than using them.

-- Ron, Bakersfield, CA. Measure twice, cut twice anyway.

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