The Mayan end to the woodworking year.....

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Blog entry by jbschutz posted 12-21-2012 08:53 PM 1029 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Mayan calendar may have been a tad off over all, but it would have been right on if it had predicted the end of my woodworking year. Yesterday, after clearing my driveway of 10 inches of fresh snow and delivering the snowblower to my neighbor, I slipped coming back across the street and broke my right ankle. So, daily forays to the shop/garage will be on hold for a bit. Getting around on crutches is about all I can handle right now. Too bad I don’t have some little projects to sand and polish….things I can do sitting at a table.
I suppose another 6 weeks or so will find me ready to stand by my tools, having missed them for so long. I will have to spend some time planning those first projects after I get back in harness.
Merry Christmas and Happy 2013 to all the LJ’ers….you will know I am back making sawdust when that first project of the new year gets posted.

-- jbschutz

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#1 posted 12-21-2012 09:02 PM

Wow..JB…what a bit of bad luck. I hope your ankle gets better really soon so you can get back in the shop. Nothing worse than that shop calling you and not being able to go out and play.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#2 posted 12-21-2012 09:12 PM

JB I wish you a speedy recovery. We will miss viewing you masterfully completed projects – get well fast.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 12-22-2012 12:39 AM

Sorry to hear of that unfortunate slip. Hope the healing process is quick. Merry Christmas, and have a safe holiday season.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 12-22-2012 12:45 AM

Sorry to hear about your mishap I hope that your recovery is swift.
I hope that you still find a very merry christmas and your stocking is stuffed with goodies from all the wood working stores in your area.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 12-22-2012 02:56 AM

Aw. Get well soon…and have a Merry Christmas!

-- jay,

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#6 posted 12-22-2012 03:10 AM

Heal quickly JB!

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#7 posted 12-22-2012 03:14 AM

Oh JB so sorry for the mishaps, hope you re-coupe as fast a Adrian Peterson. Hey have all those grand kids tote the line to a fast recovery, all kidding aside a fast recovery and best wishes for the new year and a Merry Christmas my friend…Wilson

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#8 posted 12-22-2012 09:22 PM

Sorry to hear about your mishap. Now is the time to learn how to use Sketchup and if you already know how, it is time to draw all those projects that you are planning for 2013. Hope recover with no bad after effects.

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity

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