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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop... The best woodworking show since the invention of wood!

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#151 posted 861 days ago

We should’ve had this about what you can make from your old Christmas tree…

Hmmm… Do you think my wife would notice the new artificial tree is gone before next Christmas?

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#152 posted 861 days ago

How about making a Christmas tree out of a tubafoe?

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#153 posted 861 days ago

Or making a Christmas tree from the tubafore you got from your old Christmas tree! ;-)

(How far can this go?)

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#154 posted 861 days ago

Today we went to a tree farm to cut a Christmas tree. I must have cut a dozen of them down before finding one that was straight enough to use in the contest!

-- “A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.” ― Mark Twain

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#155 posted 861 days ago

oh this can go further. If we take the Christmas tree and make a tubafore then make a tubafore into a Christmas tree. What are we going to do for Easter?

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#156 posted 861 days ago

Take a Christmas tree to make a tubafore and make a cross?

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#157 posted 861 days ago

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#158 posted 861 days ago

Is that your entry Stumpy? It looks like you carved a piece of tubafore to look like a huge stack of tubafores.

Brilliant!

-- “A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.” ― Mark Twain

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#159 posted 861 days ago

Holly crap! Its attack of the ten ton tuba fore!!!!!!!!!
RUN

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#160 posted 861 days ago

I found some pretty ones.

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#161 posted 858 days ago

Tick Tock Tick Tock….

12 days until Christmas… Have you bought your tubafore yet?

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#162 posted 857 days ago

Yes, but we have until three weeks after Christmas to finish the entries…

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#163 posted 857 days ago

The song! the SONG! 12 days of Christmas!

One TU – BA – FORE! Tra la la la…

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#164 posted 857 days ago

Yes…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#165 posted 853 days ago

Dave, my wife thought your photo of the 2×4’s was some kind of painting or artwork. Now she wants one framed on the wall. I tried to tell her it would be 8 feet deep—she’s not gonna let me off that easy though…

just saying…<sigh> thanks… (sarcasm intended)

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#166 posted 853 days ago

Ds251 I believe that came from a photo website and had some manipulation on the color. Kind of antiquing with a blue hue.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#167 posted 850 days ago

Ok get this. Here was some practice or mistake which ever you prefer. I went a while back and got me some tuba4. I need a secondary wood for some drawers. I hand tailed them and took them apart. I cut every last dado on the outside of the drawers. So they became dovetail scrap. Well the wife needed some Christmas ornaments to give her 12 bus drivers. She is the director of transportation at her school and every year we give them something to put on there tree. So I took the scrap tuba4’s and whipped up some ornaments. Made a bakers dozen.

First they were tuba4s, then hand planed planks, dovetailed boxes, scrap, ripped strips, carved crosses.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#168 posted 850 days ago

The nails make an interesting touch.

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#169 posted 850 days ago

Thanks Rob. Carpet tacks. They kinda look ole school.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#170 posted 850 days ago

Nice X’s… I don’t get it…

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#171 posted 842 days ago

Ahhh… now that Christmas is outta the way, it might be time to start decidin’ how to cut up this doug fir board layin’ ‘round the shop…

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#172 posted 842 days ago

One month and counting… My 2X4 is almost dry!

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#173 posted 840 days ago

We are getting close!!

What time on Jan. 21st?? What Time Zone?

Stumpy… I remember registering, etc. BUT, I’m wondering…

Did I do everything required?
Am I properly registered?

Thank you…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#174 posted 840 days ago

Just have the photos to me before the end of the day on the 21st. (Eastern Time). All that is required to register is to tell me you want to enter- which you did. So you’re good to go!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#175 posted 840 days ago

Just to make it. Lear we are to use a 2×4 not a 4×2?

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#176 posted 840 days ago

Correct, Yankee… NO 4X2s… and believe me, I can tell the diference…

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#177 posted 840 days ago

Oh no – it looks like I will be starting over!

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#178 posted 840 days ago

Now is that an X axis measurement or a Y axis for the “2” or is it the Z axis. I am so comfuzed!

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#179 posted 835 days ago

What if we started on it and used a 10 footer without noticing the 8 foot max rule? Can I at least submit not for prizes but for pride?

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#180 posted 835 days ago

I been holding a board stretcher on mine for a month. I got it up to a fore by eight sixteen feet long.
I also catch fish so big that I take a picture and it weighs 15 lbs.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#181 posted 835 days ago

Ripthorn- Yes, we would still like to see what you came up with. Send some photos!

Superdave- You stretched it too much! Now it doesn’t qualify!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#182 posted 829 days ago

11 days and counting.

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#183 posted 829 days ago

Better start getting your entries in!

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#184 posted 829 days ago

I guess it’s time to start making some sawdust!

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#185 posted 829 days ago

You could enter sawdust if you like, but most people are making something out of solid wood…

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#186 posted 829 days ago

LOL…

Yes, it’s time to get going!!

Thank you for the reminder!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#187 posted 829 days ago

If you cut the 2×4 up into sawdust, the glue and press that sawdust into a sheet, you could submit homemade particle board.

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#188 posted 828 days ago

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO ENTER!

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#189 posted 828 days ago

Hmmm….I was wondering when Steve was going to release the Iwood version 2? It could be thinner….have your name ingraved on it and other nifty upgrades? Plus, my toothbrush is worn out from my first Iwood purchase…

I was going to enter….but I stepped on a nail on my way to HD – It took me several hours to figure out why I kept triggering the metal detector at the airport? Then when I finally got to HD…I asked for a Tuba Fore and they directed me to the music store next door in the shopping center. Upon asking the clerk at the music store for a Tuba Fore….he kept asking “for” what? I told him about the contest….in between the gales of laughter he sent me back to HD. Well to make a long story short….not one of those helpful hardware guys (oops I think that was an ACE commercial) could figure out what a Tuba Fore was….or who carried them in stock….Mayhaps I can have Steve in Marin organize one of his search parties and perhaps we can scrounge one up. For now I guess I’ll have to be satisfied viewing the projects and hearing how they found the illusive Tuba Fore.

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#190 posted 828 days ago

Now that was down right funny.

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#191 posted 827 days ago

10

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#192 posted 827 days ago

I hope I can find time guys. I have a daughter getting married. HMMM tuba fore wedding gift…

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#193 posted 827 days ago

After all the yappin’ you’ve done on this thread, you’d BETTER have an entry in the contest!!!

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#194 posted 827 days ago

I forgot to do mine :o !!! At least I have 10 days left. Better get to work befir I firget again. :D

-- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -- Albert Einstein

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#195 posted 827 days ago

Maybe I need to email everyone and remind them!

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#196 posted 827 days ago

Don’t do it Stumpy, that way I’m gauranteed the win!

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#197 posted 827 days ago

I just sent out 30 PM’s… this is a lot of work!

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#198 posted 827 days ago

And at least one of those you sent to someone who had already submitted their entry…..me.

Looking forward to finding the others.

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#199 posted 827 days ago

Now you need to post it on LJ’s in the project section with “Stumpy’s tubafore contest” at the beginning of the title.

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#200 posted 827 days ago

It is now (it had it in the title earlier, just after its description). Actually I think the pic i posted in projects are better than those I sent you.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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