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Blog entry by shoutingpickel posted 364 days ago 476 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I went in the shop last night with full intentions of pulling my intarsia project back from the brink of death. I got started working on it and I was using my handy dandy dremal tool to sand the pieces. All was going ok but the more detail I sanded into the tiny pieces the more the flaws in the cuts really showed themselves. Needless to say I have chocked this one up as a failure.

I have decide to move on and start working on some projects that will be more to my skill level. I think I am gonna start using some scraps and practicing some hand cut joinery. I think this will serve me better in the future.

Thanks for the support, comments and suggestions so far. Keep it coming.

Happy woodworking

-- Pickel



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Bearpie

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#1 posted 364 days ago

Maybe set this aside and save it for when you do pick up more skill?

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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tomd

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#2 posted 364 days ago

I often try to save projects and spend more time, materials and effort than if I would have just started over. Sometimes you just have to know when to quit.

-- Tom D

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