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30 projects in 30 days #19: Unofficial? three-peat.

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Blog entry by scottb posted 937 days ago 3386 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So here I am on Day 8 of what may, or may not be a run of thirty projects in 30 days. 30 new projects from scratch all started, and completed within the span of a month. This time, not limiting myself to a standard “30 day month” (April, June, November…) but just starting when I happened to begin, and will ride it out for as long as I can.

More to the point, I’m getting a new batch of salable projects ready for the gallery, plus a little backlog for the following shipment. ALSO doing what I can to get the shop cleaned up a bit. and in very little time devoted to that, I’ve already moved out a carload of well seasoned firewood to my sisters house (and came home with a new (to me) scroll saw!.. I also have a significantly cleaner space than I ever had in the past six months. Is that really floor space?! It’s also nice to get out in the shop in defiance of the weather. Last year I just pretended the shop didn’t exist… it worked for a while, then I got really antsy. So far, a radiant quartz heater, new sock liners for my boots, and layers of sweatshirts and fleece are keeping me perfectly comfortable.

The “week” so far, yes its a bunch of the same (but when the gallery sells stoppers, and asks for more. Well…

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(is the “instant gratification” of the lathe ruining me for other projects?... well, I suppose I’ll take what I can get when the days are short and the temps are very LOW. Still not cold enough yet to get me to throw in the towel!
But I am running low on stopper hardware. Something else will be on looming on the horizon very shortly!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/



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Karson

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#1 posted 937 days ago

You must have a lot of opened bottles of wine sitting around.

Very good Scott.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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scottb

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#2 posted 937 days ago

Oh yes. We have BAGS of boring of cork-corks (and some are fake Corq – which are actually good for various little fixes, and safe places for pointy things…

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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