What a Guy Can Get Done After 4:30 P.M....

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Project by handsmadeforwood posted 565 days ago 3481 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, being pressured with leaving for the weekend. I decided today, (Thursday) I would try and make 100 craft kits… 50 Gumball “Machines” Which many of you have seen.. as well as 50 “Finger Basketball” kits. After spending an hour or two running around to various stores picking up the needed materials, I only got started on them at 4:30 P.M.

A few hours later, that same day, I came out with this..

Nothing special… but just thought I would share with you all, for those of you who care! :)

-- "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" Twitter: handsmade4wood Facebook: Website:

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 565 days ago

Like the motivation. Wish more people were like that. Good job!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 565 days ago

Hmmmm….. hours in front of mind- numbing television, or making something with your hands?
Kudos to you!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 565 days ago

I often get into the shop in the

early 3-4am and can get so much

more done then when there is no

one around.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 565 days ago

Nice work ,
Now with all that motivation you must want to get something what is it lol
I know when I work like that I need a new toy lol
Good working keep it up .
Take care

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#5 posted 565 days ago

What a productive woodworker (and very organized)! Great! Thanks for sharing. This post is very inspiring.



PS: Too bad you can’t get stereo sounds from your radio standing sideways on the shelf! LOL
(couldn’t resist) :-)

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#6 posted 565 days ago

Looks like a fun but busy shop time. How about some photos of the finished products?

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 565 days ago

Wow, those must be good sellers for you. Did you post a blog about the pattern and what they look like finished?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#8 posted 565 days ago

WOW Well done!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#9 posted 565 days ago

Lightning fast….wow

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#10 posted 564 days ago

wish i was that fast making something. impressive

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#11 posted 561 days ago

You sir, are a machine

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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#12 posted 560 days ago

That is awesome where did you find plans for the gumball machine

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