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150 [Cutting] Boards by the end of September. #4: Day 4

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Looked in at the workshop..
posted the blog..
redressed my thumb
went to town…

picked up my certificate of registration of a business name..

“Lazy Larry Woodworks.”. has a nice ring don’t you think?

Shouted myself a big breakfast at a cafe in town…

opened a business account at the bank..

Went to see a friend about a referral to someone to do my web development and hosting and also for a referral to an accountant/tax agent…..

Had an initial interview with the accountant…

bought my first mobile [ cell ] phone.. woo hoo lol

went looking for a new laptop for the workshop and may have a lead for the wee beastie,..,

came home had a beer…

rang a guy about web design and had a long chat..

Thats all she wrote….
there is always tomorrow.

goodnight to all.

Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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bowyer

340 posts in 1999 days


#1 posted 1821 days ago

Sounds like you were very busy. Good Luck on making LLW a big success!!

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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hooky

361 posts in 1922 days


#2 posted 1821 days ago

sounds like a nice relaxing day NOT

looks like your well on the way to becoming a professonal

Now i understand the new look lol

lets us know when the web sight gets launched and i will crack a tinnie in your honour (and save it to my favourites)

Hooky

-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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ellen35

2557 posts in 2035 days


#3 posted 1821 days ago

Congratulations Larry.
Your work is so fine that you will be an instant success.
I look forward to your postings to see what you are up to!
Now keep that thumb out of your mouth!!!!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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patron

12973 posts in 1944 days


#4 posted 1821 days ago

L.L. lear jet ,
reception with prime minister ,
gucci sandals ,
knighting by the queen ,
world tour ,
photo op with fortune 500 ,
ground breaking corporate headquarters .

thats about it for this weeks schedule , sir .
oh yes ,
your picture on wheaties and xxxx .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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dustbunny

1149 posts in 1898 days


#5 posted 1821 days ago

Congratulations on taking the big step !!
Not a wasted day, it was all about wood working. Good you decided to have others to do your leg work.
A big thumbs up, you have it all under your thumb. LOL

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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woodsmithshop

1106 posts in 2148 days


#6 posted 1820 days ago

Lisa, you mean a half a thumbs up right? oh, ok, you mean the other thumb, lol,
Larry, sounds like you had a very busy day, and that is just the beginning when starting your own business, but you already sound like you are being successful right off the bat, thats a good thing.

-- Smitty!!!

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dustbunny

1149 posts in 1898 days


#7 posted 1820 days ago

Smitty,
If Larry actually lost half of his thumb that would be correct, but anybody can see that it’s really more like 13/16 thumbs up. Sorry to be poking fun at your thumb Larry, once that nail grows in, you’ll never even know it was cut.

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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degoose

6979 posts in 1958 days


#8 posted 1820 days ago

A big thanks for all the encouragement,, que sera sera. But I will be helping it along,,lol

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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jockmike2

10635 posts in 2849 days


#9 posted 1820 days ago

Way to go Larry. You’ll have to design a opening board, or board opener, which ever you prefer down under. Where men thunder? Or fart? Or whatever they do down under. Lots O luck. Now don’t lose any more members. m

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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mtkate

2049 posts in 1928 days


#10 posted 1820 days ago

LLW. Sounds like a ranch. You need to make a small brand to burn into the underside of your boards.

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mtkate

2049 posts in 1928 days


#11 posted 1820 days ago

And when I say “underside of your boards”... it was referring to the cutting boards of course. It was not a euphemism for anything else ;)

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degoose

6979 posts in 1958 days


#12 posted 1820 days ago

Mike, where men “chunder” means throw up after having way to much fun with the soda pop in the inspirational fridge,,
Mtkate I am expecting a brand in the mail this week.. “Handcrafted by Lazy Larry” Ordered it from Lee Valley before I saw the branding iron website here in the garden bench comp prize list.. oh well..
David thanks for the insight into my new life,, you forgot make a few more boards and drink some more.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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TopamaxSurvivor

14612 posts in 2279 days


#13 posted 1820 days ago

Larry, There is just one thing I forgot to mention. The first 3 or 4 years in business, a 12 hour day on Sunday is a short day.

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

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degoose

6979 posts in 1958 days


#14 posted 1820 days ago

Bob, you mean I don’t have to put in a 16 hour day on Sunday. KEWL Count me in. LOL

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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degoose

6979 posts in 1958 days


#15 posted 1820 days ago

Proudly showing off his newly-leased downtown New York apartment to a couple of friends late one night, a drunk led the way to his bedroom where there was a big brass gong hanging on the wall.

“What’s that big brass gong for?” one of the friend’s asked.

“Issss nod a gong. Issss a talking Australian clock” he drunkenly replied.


“A talking Australian clock – seriously?”

“Yup. Hmmm (hic).”

“How’s it work?”, the second friend asked, squinting at it.

“Just watch” he said.

He picked up a hammer, gave the gong an ‘ear-shattering bash’ and stepped back.

His three mates stood looking at one another for a moment in astounded silence.

Suddenly, an Australian voice from the other side of the wall screamed,

“For ^&%$ sake, you stupid bugger . It’s ten past three in the &^#@* morning !!!”

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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