LumberJocks

The DTs

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by airfieldman posted 2292 days ago 630 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK Jocks, I need your sage advice…I’m going through some SERIOUS withdrawals. I’ve been sick for the past 3 days, and so busy prior to that for about a week, that I haven’t been in my shop for at least 10 days.

Prior to this dry spell I had started my assembly table, based loosely on the one Mark S built in his wood whisperer blog. I’ve got the entire table box cut out and ready for glue. Now it just sits waiting for my loving caressing to bring it to form. Plus I have a shelving unit for my daughter about 90%, just waiting for glue and paint.

I’m sure you all have had similar times…what do you do to get pass the shaking, lack of concentration, etc.?

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.



5 comments so far

View Thos. Angle's profile

Thos. Angle

4435 posts in 2469 days


#1 posted 2292 days ago

beats me!! LOL

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

View Russel's profile

Russel

2199 posts in 2446 days


#2 posted 2292 days ago

There’s is no getting past, you’ve simply got to get through.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

View Peter Oxley's profile

Peter Oxley

1425 posts in 2381 days


#3 posted 2292 days ago

Somewhere I have plans for a hand-powered pen lathe. I thought it would be neat to have for just such times.

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18614 posts in 2667 days


#4 posted 2292 days ago

it’s a hard position to be in—you really should stay away from the power tools during the shakes, though..

maybe just smelling some sawdust would help

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

View dalec's profile

dalec

613 posts in 2395 days


#5 posted 2292 days ago

I think Russel and Peter are right. You will have to get through it. Keep away from power tools until you are stable and clear minded. I can only offer that being sober is to be treasured and enjoyed.

Take care.

Dalec

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase