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Blog entry by gizmodyne posted 2629 days ago 2087 reads 0 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all,

It has been a busy week, but I managed to knock something together for the challenge.
Hope you enjoy.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne



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PanamaJack

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#1 posted 2629 days ago

We be a jammin’...Liked the background music. Nice endorsements! I like the way you did the router table for a tight or small area. Happy woodworking!

Love that new quick release bench vice you have…is it still under warranty?

Great job Giz. Thanks for sharing.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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gizmodyne

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#2 posted 2629 days ago

Thanks Panama….. The vise is under warranty. But it was more user error. I have not had that happen before. Inspection time.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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WayneC

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#3 posted 2629 days ago

Thanks for the tour John and thank your camerawoman as well. Lots of fun to watch. The vice almost had me rolling on the floor.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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gizmodyne

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#4 posted 2629 days ago

Thanks Wayne..

I have to say .. It was pretty funny to watch me with the vise. At that moment I was getting cranky.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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WayneC

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#5 posted 2629 days ago

I thought you rolled with it quite well. I’m glad you left it in some folks would have edited it out and reshot it.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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PanamaJack

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#6 posted 2629 days ago

Don’t get the ”big head” Giz, but I think it’s one of the best. It’s all natural and fits your personality well. Thank you for sharing….and not editing.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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gizmodyne

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#7 posted 2629 days ago

Panama—Too late.. My head is giant. If you listen closely during the quiet parts, you can hear my small brain rattling around in its oversized cage.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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mot

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#8 posted 2629 days ago

Thanks for the tour! It’s a great time in a man’s life, when he’s mastered his vise! :)

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#9 posted 2629 days ago

thanks for the tour!

Do you get finger oil at the same place as elbow grease?

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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gizmodyne

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#10 posted 2628 days ago

Thanks mot and Scott.

Yes Scott.. you do.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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oscorner

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#11 posted 2628 days ago

Nice landscaping leading up to your shop. I don’t understand why you have no handles on your shop doors, but they do look nice. There were a lot of “dings” in there and it was fun seeing the raw video without any editing of when you had trouble demonstrating your vice. Thanks for the fun tour.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Karson

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#12 posted 2628 days ago

John: Great Video. My daughter sent me an e-mail and said are you going to make one. I replied are you crazy.

Thanks for the tour.

-- 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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gizmodyne

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#13 posted 2628 days ago

Thanks Karson and Oscorner.

Oscorner. That was edited. I just haven’t installed the handles. It is low tech security. I always go in through the side door and push the doors from the inside.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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David

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#14 posted 2627 days ago

Thanks for the tour! Great looking space – I enjoyed the prior posting on building your shop. You have a great collection of tools and a wonderful supply of wood. It is great to now put face, character and voice to your postings! Thanks again.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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fred

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#15 posted 2627 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful tour.

I loved it. Ding

-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

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