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

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William

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#21051 posted 657 days ago

Jeff, Dave, all.
I was doing some testing this morning on finishes for the lamp when my wife walked in.
I showed her what I was doing and she disapproved.
She mentioned a finish I done on a chest about three years ago.
I’ve only done this finish once because I didn’t like it.
It’s what she says she wants though.

The finish I’m talking about was two coats of Watco Danish oil, with a topcoat of wipe on poly, polished with coffee filters in between.
The reason I didn’t like the finish is that you have to wait so long after the oil before you can do the topcoat. The can says 72 hours. On the chest I done though, it was more like a week.
With the polishing though, it creates a nice finish.
So that means it will be at least another week before ya’ll see the finished lamp.
What mama wants, mama gets.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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DIYaholic

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#21052 posted 657 days ago

William,
You said it. Keep mama happy!!! (and I know you do)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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JL7

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#21053 posted 657 days ago

Hey gang…...thanks for the trip to the water park William so Dave could post the Siren clip…...classic. Cool little piece of history there…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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JL7

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#21054 posted 657 days ago

Randy – good the email and replied…...looks like a swap meet…parts will be on the way tomorrow….and YOU SUCK…..had to be said…. :)

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#21055 posted 657 days ago

Happy wife, happy life.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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JL7

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#21056 posted 657 days ago

William – I’m with you on the slow finishes…..I just don’t have the patience, plus I don’t have a space that isn’t dusty all the time….....although the kids aren’t here much like the old days, so I do some finishing in their bedrooms some times…..just don’t tell them that…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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JL7

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#21057 posted 657 days ago

Hey Bags, I must have a miserable life…...thanks man.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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DIYaholic

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#21058 posted 657 days ago

Jeff,
Let me know what shipping turns out being!!!
Yes a “YOU SUCK” is definitely called for. I don’t mind, I can take it. I love CraigsList & LJs!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#21059 posted 657 days ago

I need to cook dinner & crack a cold one. BRB…..

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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patron

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#21060 posted 657 days ago

wow randy

dinner at home tonight

must be a special occasion
(or nuked turkey)

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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JL7

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#21061 posted 657 days ago

Got it Randy – will shoot a note in the morning….......

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Bagtown

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#21062 posted 657 days ago

Jeff, sorry for your luck…

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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boxcarmarty

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#21063 posted 657 days ago

Cherry w/ birdseye maple…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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patron

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#21064 posted 657 days ago

beautiful box marty

i guess the legs are inside huh

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bagtown

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#21065 posted 657 days ago

Marty, nice.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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boxcarmarty

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#21066 posted 657 days ago

Legs are still in the shop. I have 1 coat of BLO on the box. I still need to shoot the legs…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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JL7

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#21067 posted 657 days ago

Hey Marty – you came up with a plan…...nice lookin box. Nice corner details…......

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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boxcarmarty

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#21068 posted 657 days ago

I wanted to inlay some maple something in the side, but I’m running out of time…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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DIYaholic

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#21069 posted 657 days ago

Marty,
If you shoot the leg, wouldn’t that make it a “lame” project???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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boxcarmarty

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#21070 posted 657 days ago

The lid is glued on permanent. To access the box, it is unscrewed from the table. The box is open on the bottom

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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JL7

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#21071 posted 657 days ago

So Marty – the box is gift or a sale?

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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boxcarmarty

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#21072 posted 657 days ago

Randy, It is a card/cash box for my son’ wedding Saturday…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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JL7

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#21073 posted 657 days ago

Ahhhh…I get it now…..wait, I’m not Randy…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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boxcarmarty

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#21074 posted 657 days ago

Jeff, You asked the question while I’m posting to Randy…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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JL7

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#21075 posted 657 days ago

Man – I’m just glad you didn’t build your Son one of those pitman arm things…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#21076 posted 657 days ago

Speaking of Weiner Mobile guess what I saw Saturday

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Bagtown

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#21077 posted 657 days ago

Hey Marty, was looking through your projects. That machinists tool box. Was that for your shop?

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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boxcarmarty

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#21078 posted 657 days ago

That would be simpler. Maybe a wedding gift…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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DamnYankee

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#21079 posted 657 days ago

Bought a 1950s era Montgomery Ward lathe for $50 today. Now to learn how to sharpen the gouges

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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boxcarmarty

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#21080 posted 657 days ago

Bags, That was for my brothers shop…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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Bagtown

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#21081 posted 657 days ago

Nice weiner.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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boxcarmarty

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#21082 posted 657 days ago

Let’s see it Rob…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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JL7

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#21083 posted 657 days ago

Rob – 2 things…..

1. Try to refrain from using the word wiener. William or Rex could be lurking…....

2. I’m pretty sure I got old Wards lathe parts hidden away somewhere. Got them free. Post some pics!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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boxcarmarty

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#21084 posted 657 days ago

Rob, Your homework for tonight is to figure out who made the lathe for Monkey Ward…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#21085 posted 657 days ago

I’m diving under the covers to find Tuesday…..

Night All…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#21086 posted 657 days ago

WEINER !!Dogs have arrived.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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JL7

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#21087 posted 657 days ago

.............too late. Who let the dogs out!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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DIYaholic

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#21088 posted 657 days ago

Uh oh!!! Rex showed up. SHHHhhhhh!!! Don’t anyone mention WEINER!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#21089 posted 657 days ago

Rex – hope your wife is feeling better and you got some shop time in….

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

#21090 posted 657 days ago

Evening fellow Stumpy Axeholes. I started my new job today, I spent it filling out paperwork and waiting. I got a hard hat with the company logo, and I went and bought a pair of steel toe boots. I swore I wouldn’t do any IT work, but I got called over by a manager who wanted to know where his Word icon went. SO much for splitting away from the computer work. At least I got to enjoy the nice weather today.

-- Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

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#21091 posted 657 days ago

Lucas,
Did you find the “Word” icon? Or did you already forget the IT stuff?

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#21092 posted 657 days ago

What has one hundred teeth and eats weiners?
A ZIPPER!

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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William

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#21093 posted 657 days ago

Congrats and I hope you like your new job Lucas.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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William

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#21094 posted 657 days ago

Why did the cowboy adopt a weiner dog?
He wanted to GET A LONG LITTLE DOGGY!

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

#21095 posted 657 days ago

Randy, I didn’t find the icon, I walked the user through re-installing the icon himself. My supervisor was getting haggled by the other two supervisors today about, “his new guy that won’t be in maintenance long”......

I was also informed that out of all the applicants from outside the company, I was the only one that passed all the tests, background checks and drug test…...

-- Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#21096 posted 657 days ago

I have often wondered why Oscar Mayer Weiners are not kosher?, you can’t obviously schlepp some onions and mustard on them at a Bar Mitzvah, could you.

Well another day down the pan. Had to change my shot appointment time so that I could take Sandra in to see the doc, as she was still running a temperature and came over all blotchy and the moaning kept the dogs awake last night. So off we both went to the doc’s, I came out after my shot and accompanied her to her appointment. Her temperature had come down some and the doc said she definitely had something but hadn’t a clue what it was. So now she’s got a barrage of “try this” drugs and treatments to see which one works. We got home about 5pm and I think she is getting to be more like her old self …...... she bitched at me all the way home.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#21097 posted 657 days ago

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#21098 posted 657 days ago

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#21099 posted 657 days ago

Hahahahahahaha
Nice Weinermobile.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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William

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#21100 posted 657 days ago

Well that last line means she’s either feeling real bad, or starting to feel better Rex.
Hope she gets well soon.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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