Got this in my Joke of the Day. Haven’t seen this before. (Perhaps I should get out more.) The Ultimate Metric Conversion Chart 1,000,000,000,000 Microphones = 1 Megaphone 1,000,000 bicycles = 2 megacycles 500 millinaries = 1 seminary 2,000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds 10 cards = 1 decacards 1/2 lavatory = 1 demijohn 0.000001 fish = 1 microfiche 453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake 1,000,000,000,000 pins = 1 terrapin 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 p...
View on YouTube Just something I had to do. Esperanto version here: [link]
I put up this legitimate (finished and made of wood), yet lame project to see if it would hit the DT3. I think it made it to 11. I would have had a good laugh at DT3! I should have added the word ‘jig’ to the title. Link to project [link]
View on YouTube A pared down portion of a recent video by John Heisz. Someone in the comments of his video suggested putting Yackety Sax behind the video. One section made me laugh harder than I have in a while, so I vowed to make what you see here to share. Apologies to John Heisz.
Why is this in any way funny? Simply because in the subject line, the word ‘ion’ means ‘something’ in Esperanto. The subject line in English would read ‘I made ‘something’ out of wood!’ Cue the laugh track [link] This is my first ‘project’ made with my scroll saw.
The two elephants are friends of my daughter from of old. The mouse lemur, Mort is a newcomer from last year. Evidently the boys got into my clamps.
Above you see a wooden sculpture of a tornado It is a wood tornado. The word for ‘wood’ in Esperanto is ligno Ligno-tornado means wood turning, (like on a lathe) in Esperanto. Ligno-tornado also means ‘wood tornado’, (like the funnel storm) in Esperanto. (context would differentiate the meanings.)...Cue laugh track. N.B. Not responsible for health issues due to sustained laughter from this post. What’s Esperanto? [link]
Chisel -N- Carving Mallet
Why buy it when you can make it! #31: I went for some Swedish meatballs, and walked out with a bonus chuckle
My 3 year old daughter associates the letter I with 3 things: her name, ice cream, and IKEA. This past weekend, I took her to IKEA to get ice cream, and to cause chaos running around the showroom. Armed with a bag (which was quickly forgotten) she got to work, wrecking a few hours of havoc in the store (and my psyche). About 2 hours in, we got to the dresser section. While I was there, a husband and wife couple were “cordially” debating over the stained or laminate venee...
Did you here about the guy at the sawmill who had the whole left side of his body cut off? Don’t worry, he’s all right. Did you hear about the woodworker who died when he fell into a vat of varnish? It was a terrible end, but a beautiful finish Not a joke you tell, but rather, one you play. You look wistfully into the blue sky and say “hey! dad will be on the plane by now” Your companion will invariably ask “where’s he going?” You respond ...
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