The Woodworking Rap!

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 02-13-2010 02:09 AM 2103 reads 2 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Get street in the shop, dudes! Just thought everyone might enjoy a break from the ordinary and watch the rap that’s sweeping the nation. Well, er, yeah…the Woodworking Rap! Haha…enjoy. The beat is made with the actual sounds from my actual tools. If you want to sing along, scroll down for the lyrics.

The Woodworking Rap
By Steve Ramsey

You be chillin on your couch
Lookin like a grouch.
Got nothin to see
On your phat HDTV.

So you get up off your ass
And decide to mow the grass.
But your brain is feelin numb
And youre lookin hella dumb!

Its a chore, its a bore,
What the hell is it all for?
(You need something more)

If you could you know you would
You could be chillin like you should
And maybe workin, workin
Workin with your wood.

Master carpenter on TV
Makin it look easy.
Hes the boss, hes the best,
But this aint no freakin test!

So get a simple mission,
Make decisions with precision
Get some lumber to transform and remember
Abram aint the norm!

What project should you pick?
How bout a simple candlestick.
Pick up a chunk of oak
You know that oak it is the dope.

Put it on a table
Saw and flip the switch.

How long should you make it?
Doesnt matter, you can fake it.
Whatever you decide, just remember
It aint about the size.

Head over to your router,
No tool could be much louder.
Let your bit do the trick
And make the edges rounder.

You put em both together
Glue, a nail, whatever.
Take a nail and drive it in,
We can do it, we are men!

If you could you know you would
You could be chillin like you should
And maybe workin, workin
Workin with your wood.

You may think that it aint cool
To learn to use some tools.
I cant rap but I can try,
Im just a middle aged white guy.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

41 comments so far

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#1 posted 02-13-2010 02:12 AM

Fantastic! Definitely a woodworking original. Thanks….I really enjoyed that

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#2 posted 02-13-2010 02:22 AM

oh my

-- -erik & christy-

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#3 posted 02-13-2010 03:18 AM

Great video, LOL.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#4 posted 02-13-2010 03:37 AM

Lj will never be the same! :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 02-13-2010 03:39 AM

You’re insane! But I love it!!!

-- Failure is the road to success if you learn to learn from your mistakes - Vince, Greenville, SC

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#6 posted 02-13-2010 04:13 AM

Hi Steve, do we get a prize for watching it all the way thru? LOL

PS…. don’t quit your day job :)

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#7 posted 02-13-2010 04:41 AM

Interesting Rap. Thank you for that!

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#8 posted 02-13-2010 04:59 AM

^ No doubt – there’s no other explanation!

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#9 posted 02-13-2010 05:16 AM

Steve, you’re a trip! Thanks for the end of the day smile

-- Kansas City, KS "Nothing is as permanent as a temporary solution"

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#10 posted 02-13-2010 05:24 AM

Wow, is all I can say!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#11 posted 02-13-2010 06:25 AM


-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#12 posted 02-13-2010 06:34 AM

You have been nominated for the Lumberjocks grammy award.

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#13 posted 02-13-2010 11:41 AM

Great Job on all your Vids, Ram-Man! Not sure if you’re ready to go on tour yet though… ;-)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#14 posted 02-13-2010 01:12 PM

I’m speachless…

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#15 posted 02-13-2010 02:47 PM

I love your videos . This one was great put a smile on my face.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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