Furniture #6: Oh no how may mistakes can a person make

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Blog entry by robscastle posted 08-19-2014 09:13 AM 1233 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My Sam Maloof inspired stool has yet another error.

I am very disapointed that after making a prototype stool of which I had on the ground with me I find yet another really dumb error.

I have cut the front profile in reverse!

I was going to go inside for a beer to celebrate my days work when after a reply I realised the front profile was reversed!

How could one do this and after already making a prototype and having it with me at the time.

I think I must be going senile or something my memory and ability to recognise errors is starting to let me down

I even passed on the beer when I saw how stupid I was !

Instead I got the gear back out and started to fix the problem

I was going OK but the dark beat me

On the positive side at least I know what I am going to do tomorrow!!..... life is good !!

-- Regards Robert

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#1 posted 08-19-2014 09:17 AM

OOPs …

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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David Dean

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#2 posted 08-19-2014 09:58 AM

alote trusth me every day.

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#3 posted 08-19-2014 12:05 PM

It’s good to know I’m not the only one Robert. Maybe we should start our own country.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 08-19-2014 01:06 PM

no problem robert

there are many people
that go thru life backwards

this will be a real find fir them

we aren’t senile
we are mellowing with age

sell em as a set
his and her’s

-- 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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#5 posted 08-19-2014 03:54 PM

So, you used a template for the front profile?
Was the top of the template marked (something like “TOP” or “THIS SIDE IS THE TOP”)?
I only ask because mine are (does anyone even need to ask?)

And does the question mark go inside or outside the parenthesis (?)?

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 08-19-2014 07:40 PM

Looks like you can STILL cut it correctly! Lucked out?!


Looking GOOD!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#7 posted 08-19-2014 11:09 PM

Hello again everybody

Pressed on this morning looking good!

Believe it or not I did use a template.

Not only that I had the prototype stool as well, so I modified the template accordingly

Thank you all!

-- Regards Robert

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#8 posted 08-19-2014 11:54 PM

Now that is funny. I think you should of had the beer before you started work. maybe it turned out to be a happy mistake.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

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#9 posted 08-25-2014 01:15 AM

Shake it off said Taylor Swift.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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