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Blog entry by Sam Shakouri posted 08-29-2011 07:01 PM 1363 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now, I’m recovering from writing my last two blogs and dealing with them after. I think I need a lough or at least a smile.
I’m not going to give any clue until you give up.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 08-29-2011 07:07 PM

Oh, that’s easy. Start with $2M. :-)

-- Bryan

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#2 posted 08-29-2011 07:29 PM

sell shavings

or play the lottery
with wooden nickles

-- 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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#3 posted 08-29-2011 07:48 PM

I could do it in a day turning a millon dollar coin ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Gene Howe

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#4 posted 08-29-2011 08:13 PM

Sell two bowls at 500k per.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 08-29-2011 08:14 PM

I don´t have a lathe … I give up

now give me the answer ….. I need the money ….......... :-)


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#6 posted 08-29-2011 08:47 PM

Let me guess… by selling all your tools?

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#7 posted 08-29-2011 09:14 PM

Ok Sam, I give up…....... How?

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#8 posted 08-29-2011 09:44 PM

Marry well! That or BSmiths great answer.



-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#9 posted 08-29-2011 11:04 PM

Cut a finger on the lathe and sue the manufacturer for not having a sawstop like mechanism.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Arlin Eastman

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#10 posted 08-29-2011 11:21 PM

Do not say it to loud, it might happen. lol

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing. .To help Vets click..>

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Bob Collins

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#11 posted 08-30-2011 01:54 AM

I you happen to sell a project, buy lottery ticket and hope to win it.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Sam Shakouri

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#12 posted 08-30-2011 02:01 AM

OK Fellows, the traditional answer is” We have to start with $2M”
But the winner is Patron for the first part of his answer.
Thank you all. Sam

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#13 posted 08-30-2011 03:09 PM

I did not even get a chance, but I gave up on making a million a long time ago. The other version is the only
way to make a small fortune at woodworking is to start out with a large fortune, and unfortunately this seems
to apply to life also, but that is OK, I am having fun playing in the wood workshop.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#14 posted 08-30-2011 03:21 PM

wow i won !

and here i am squandering my future fortune
by blowing all my sawdust outside

across the dessert

anyone want to buy it

i’ll include a certificate
and an autograph

-- 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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#15 posted 08-30-2011 03:44 PM

I’m working on my second mil, the first one was too hard.

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