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150 [Cutting] Boards by the end of September. #19: The day is done.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 10-04-2009 12:14 PM 1838 reads 0 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 18: Day55 and still a few to go...!! Part 19 of 150 [Cutting] Boards by the end of September. series no next part

I did not reach my goal of 150 boards by the end of September..

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Final tally was 95 Cutting boards… 25 butter boards…17 trevits… 7 half finished Bandsaw boxes. 3 Lazy Larrys….1 coffee table… 2 signs… half an entertainment unit..and a parrot in a hessian bag..

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And every one different.. well almost…

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



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dustbunny

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#1 posted 10-04-2009 12:34 PM

Larry,
You sound disappointed. Let’s see…. you did how many boards that didn’t count, furniture projects, sign for business and Torque, oh, and started a website/business…..created a dust storm covering Australia….

Ya, it’s not like you were slacking off.
You are awesome, 149 boards is still acceptable in my book.

Lisa

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

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spanky46

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#2 posted 10-04-2009 12:35 PM

I figured it out! You work in your sleep! Your from another planet! Does Kryptonite affect you? Can you walk on water? Whats a hessian bag?

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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patron

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#3 posted 10-04-2009 12:38 PM

well done lary ,
quite an adventure .

now what ?

-- 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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Joe

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#4 posted 10-04-2009 12:44 PM

Larry, we still love you even though you failed at such a simple task.

You know I am only kiddiing
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about the love you part…..:)

-- Senior Chief

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stefang

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#5 posted 10-04-2009 01:03 PM

Well done Larry. You have made much more stuff in one month than I have produced in 13 years (not that that is anything to brag about with my production figures). Anyway you actually did much better than planned what with the extra projects and all. I wish you great success with the Melbourne Show. I’m very very impressed with your work ethic and of course the quality of your products. You are a great representative for your country and a great inspiration to us truly lazy guys. Looking forward to the Melbourne posts.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Innovator

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#6 posted 10-04-2009 01:12 PM

What no partridge in a pair tree?

You know if you add it all up 95 + 25 + 17 + 3.5 (7 half boxes) + 3 + 1 + 2 + 1 (The parrot) that equals 147 ½ in total. Not bad with all of the other projects you did along the way.

Congrats on the competition of all of this work.

I will miss the follow-ups on this adventure.

I am hoping you will post some pictures of all of the creations in one place.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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ellen35

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#7 posted 10-04-2009 01:33 PM

Larry,
Sometimes quality is better than quantity… in your case, the quality definitely wins out!
Ellen

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

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hooky

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#8 posted 10-04-2009 01:47 PM

you will have to post photos of that parrot in a hessian bag

what type of glue did you use and can you finish that with mineral oil or do you have to use poly….eurethane

congratulations on all that you have achieved

you will make a fine showing at the show

Hooky

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

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eddy

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#9 posted 10-04-2009 05:07 PM

60 days more or less and 140 projects done is amazing in anybodys book well done
good luck at the show

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Napaman

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#10 posted 10-04-2009 05:07 PM

you deserve some time in that great thinking chair with a couple great thinking beverages…awesome achievement…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 10-04-2009 05:18 PM

You did good Mate what a great work ethic and as we all know a great woodworker and super designer, just an all around artist. congrats.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sIKE

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#12 posted 10-04-2009 06:03 PM

Great work! But you forgot to add in one thumb tip!

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

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Karson

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#13 posted 10-04-2009 06:06 PM

Larry: It was a great try. I guess if you had fewer hours in the bed, you might have been able to make it. But then we say work safely, don’t work when you are tired. Think clearly.

Maybe your goal was a stretch, but you gave it a winners try. Great job. I hope the sales at the show allow you to pay for your new Tool (Not toy).

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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moshel

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#14 posted 10-04-2009 06:21 PM

we still love you, larry. actually, we love you more as we can point at you and say “HaHa! what a loser!”.

hey! i am a ratbag, i have a reputation to keep!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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Woodwrecker

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#15 posted 10-04-2009 06:27 PM

Time for a nap Mate.
Because I don’t think you’ve slept at all for the past few months!

Well Done!

-- Having fun...Eric

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