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Blog entry by robscastle posted 585 days ago 2792 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

-- Regards Robert



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DustyDame

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#1 posted 585 days ago

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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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 585 days ago

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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dean2336

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#3 posted 585 days ago

welcome to LJ,you will really enjoy this group. looking forward to see some of your work. thank you

-- dean2336,nebr.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 585 days ago

That is how I got my first handsaw years ago…

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Bearpie

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#5 posted 584 days ago

My wife did not find it humorous and said “You better not try that!”

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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robscastle

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#6 posted 584 days ago

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 result
Purely for humour (Mens secret Business) only.

Regards

Robert

-- Regards Robert

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 584 days ago

The kids I would trade, the wife, not so much :-)

-- 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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Howie

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#8 posted 584 days ago

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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stefang

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#9 posted 583 days ago

I wonder if it was her idea. Thanks for the laugh.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Mainiac Matt

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#10 posted 582 days ago

funny thing is…. that’s my home town :^)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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lightweightladylefty

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#11 posted 582 days ago

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.

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robscastle

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#12 posted 582 days ago

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.

-- Regards Robert

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lightweightladylefty

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#13 posted 580 days ago

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.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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