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SIZE ??? (revisited) (& revisited again)

by odie
posted 12-12-2007 08:25 AM


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Martin Sojka

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#1 posted 12-12-2007 08:29 AM

Good idea, Odie.

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#2 posted 12-12-2007 01:08 PM

I agree. But with inflation maybe a $20 bill would be more accurate.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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#3 posted 12-12-2007 02:19 PM

a very good point.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 12-12-2007 02:23 PM

An excellent point, Odie. I’ll remember that the next time I post a project.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#5 posted 12-12-2007 02:31 PM

Great idea….
This post is approximately, 6” x 1.5” :^)

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#6 posted 12-12-2007 03:05 PM

Seems a reasonable request. (5’ 9”)

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#7 posted 12-12-2007 04:21 PM

Most excellent idea. I’ll try to remember to do that myself.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#8 posted 12-12-2007 04:37 PM

Now that’s a rant worth agreeing with! ...of course, all superfluous praise aside. (ducking)

-- 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 12-12-2007 07:19 PM

I suppose we should use both English, & Metric. LOL

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#10 posted 12-12-2007 07:41 PM

I guess size does matter!

-- Roger - Havertown, Pennsylvania

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#11 posted 12-12-2007 08:13 PM

Oh, and full plans, too, please! Barring that, an attachment of a dimensioned SketchUP drawing with gauges and measurements! LOL…

-- Living on the square...

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#12 posted 12-12-2007 08:22 PM

It’s not the size that counts its the way you work the wood ;)

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#13 posted 12-13-2007 12:35 AM

Is the size different if it laying down or standing up?

-- 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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#14 posted 12-13-2007 12:50 AM

Depends on whom is lying down or standing up, Karson.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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#15 posted 12-13-2007 01:15 AM

ahhh, sorry boys but if a nickel wont do it ill be needing to borrow a dollar

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#16 posted 12-13-2007 08:39 AM

Sounds like a plan. But that’s just my 2¢ (which are approximately 1.5˝ wide by .0625˝ side by side, or .75˝ by .125˝ when stacked one atop the other).

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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odie

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#17 posted 12-13-2007 04:39 PM

Yes

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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#18 posted 12-13-2007 07:31 PM

I was once asked by a preschoolers “What is an Alec?” I had no idea.
And then he put it in context. My mom said to my brother “Don’t be a smart Alec and I wondered what an Alec was”.
I think we have a few here in our LJ shop ;)

(too funny… well not TOO funny… but pretty funny, which I guess is better than ugly funny)

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#19 posted 12-13-2007 07:49 PM

Is this the 2×4 or 4×2 discussion?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#20 posted 12-14-2007 02:56 AM

you might try useing the golden ratio

-- grumpa,Michigan

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#21 posted 12-14-2007 07:02 AM

Or the golden rule.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#22 posted 12-14-2007 07:05 AM

“Oh no, not him again!”

Ya know what Odie, man, I look forward to your next post. They always seem to drum up some interesting conversation.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#23 posted 12-14-2007 02:49 PM

It has all been said, I was hoping for one of the “alec” remarks here but you have all gone before me.. and used the best lines.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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odie

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#24 posted 04-23-2008 03:42 PM

I’m revisiting this because I honestly wanted to know what size some of your (Jocks) projects are. You can go back in and edit your projects pages …. please. It just completes the visual effects.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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#25 posted 04-23-2008 04:30 PM

Done, just for you Odie. ;^)

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#26 posted 04-23-2008 04:34 PM

Point taken Odie, you are correct.

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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#27 posted 04-23-2008 04:43 PM

A good example of the reason for posting size is Franks latest posting http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/frank/blog/4422 An excellent example of why providing a frame of reference is a good thing.

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#28 posted 04-23-2008 07:05 PM

Boy don’t I fell silly. I post a box and don’t mention the dimensions and now Odie is having to remind us to include pertinent information. ;-) Sorry for the oversight Odie. And while I feel somewhat sheepish about not including dimensions in my original post, I’m actually really troubled that I agree with you Odie (I hate it when people other than me are right). I like to know the dimensions as well. Good point and thanks for the reminder.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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odie

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#29 posted 04-23-2008 07:16 PM

Sorry Russel, It’s just a visual thing with me. It just helps get the whole picture in my mind. I’m not picking on anyone … honest.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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#30 posted 04-23-2008 07:27 PM

any object that we know the size of works.. a cd, soda can, etc.

-- making sawdust....

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odie

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#31 posted 01-08-2009 03:47 AM

Just another reminder. I’ve seen some beautiful things in projects. I’m just having trouble getting the whole picture. We woodworkers have very VISUAL minds and it helps us to know can one hold it in the palm of their hand or will it take up the living room floor. Yeah, it’s the ass again speaking his mind.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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#32 posted 01-08-2009 04:47 AM

thanks for the link to Frank’s awesome project….My mind kept arguing with itself as to whether it was a stepstool or a rustic kitchen table…..and then it happened ! LOL
I also wish that Jocks would proof their pictures before posting them to make sure that they are in focus and of a large enough size that I don’t need to break out the old magnifying glass to see them : ) Also , please post Three pictures…if you can’t afford the digital film , please let me know and I’ll have President Obama send you a check !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#33 posted 01-08-2009 05:07 AM

I like the idea of project size. I look at some boxes and can not tell if the sides are 1/3 inch or 3/4 inch. I am visual and really like an object next to the project.

Thanks Ron

-- Ron Central, CA

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