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#1 posted 09-09-2012 01:03 PM
Hoping those were some nice woodworking tools! After living in Michigan for 3.5 yrs, I won’t be surprised with anything in that book! LOL!
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#2 posted 09-09-2012 01:07 PM
Perhaps the wife thinks she got the best part of the deal! Very funny.
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
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#3 posted 09-09-2012 01:46 PM
welcome to LJ,you will really enjoy this group. looking forward to see some of your work.
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#4 posted 09-09-2012 02:53 PM
That is how I got my first handsaw years ago…
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#5 posted 09-09-2012 07:23 PM
My wife did not find it humorous and said “You better not try that!”
-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
#6 posted 09-10-2012 03:53 AM
Erwin, Erwin, no no never do that !!I was not game to show Aurora, fearing a good slap on the back of the head would resultPurely for humour (Mens secret Business) only.
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#7 posted 09-10-2012 08:56 AM
The kids I would trade, the wife, not so much :-)
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#8 posted 09-10-2012 11:43 AM
I heard about a guy that got a Labrador Retriever for his wife. I thought that was a hell of a trade.
-- Life is good.
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#9 posted 09-10-2012 08:40 PM
I wonder if it was her idea. Thanks for the laugh.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#10 posted 09-11-2012 06:34 PM
funny thing is…. that’s my home town :^)
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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#11 posted 09-12-2012 04:47 AM
I am truly blessed! I didn’t have to trade my husband for my woodworking tools . . . even though he expects me to share the tools occasionally!
-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.
#12 posted 09-12-2012 05:02 AM
Ha ha Lumber Jill,
If only I could encourage Aurora away from her beloved kitchen, sewing machines and overlocker and into the workshop, who knows what we could build, I think the wood dust annoys her a bit.
I didnt realise that there were so many Lumber Jills about.
A lady with a couple of kids dropped by a few days ago asking about me being able to making modular toys.
She had photos of what she wanted and seemed very nice and it was evident that she was a bit on the crafty side, so I suggested she return later and meet my wife as she was into craft work. She replied that she would be more interested in doing basic wood work.
#13 posted 09-14-2012 04:38 AM
I was thinking about this as I was working in the shop yesterday. When we married, the standing joke was that my husband married me for my power woodworking tools! (That kind of ruins the old adage that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.) It’s nice to share the love of woodworking as well as the love for our Lord Jesus Christ.
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