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Your friend in the shop,
Todd A. Clippinger
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-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#1 posted 01-02-2011 10:55 PM
I couldn’t agree more!
Happy and Safe New Year!
-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog
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#2 posted 01-02-2011 11:10 PM
Well Todd, I think that is a great idea. I retired on Dec 31st and plan on spending a lot of time in the shop.
Have aHappy and Safe New Year to you and the family.
-- Guy Kroll www.thelandsathillsidefarms.org
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#3 posted 01-02-2011 11:26 PM
Ok – I’m going now.
Happy new year!
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#4 posted 01-02-2011 11:33 PM
Amen to that!
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#5 posted 01-02-2011 11:37 PM
I am planning on it! In fact on the first day of 2011 I finished my sail boat bottom…and on the 2nd day I am going to have fun dry fitting as many pieces as I can…
When does the new americancraftsman school of wood working open?
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#6 posted 01-02-2011 11:45 PM
I just came in from the shop where I am about 3/4 of the way thru my (your) table build. Looking very cool so far. Congrats to GuyK on his retirement.
-- gbear, Carmichael, CA
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#7 posted 01-02-2011 11:55 PM
LOL :-) and a Happy New-year to you too Toddmay 2011 be a great year for you :-)
#8 posted 01-03-2011 12:06 AM
Dennis – Thanks! Hope yours is a great one too.
gbear – I am really looking forward to seeing your version of the table.
Napaman – I think that this year’s goal is just to get back on my site to start sharing more and finish developing some furniture plans I have started.
We are going to be busy with starting Rita’s new restaurant the “Broadway Deli & Cafe” in downtown Billings, MT. She is supposed to be open officially within the next 2 weeks.
sras – Now that is what I am talking about:)
GuyK – Congrats Man! Look forward to seeing your projects that come from your new found freedom;)
#9 posted 01-03-2011 12:57 AM
Thanks Todd, when it is done in about a month, this is where I will be building and making sawdust.
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#10 posted 01-03-2011 01:23 AM
Thanks for the puck Todd. GuyK looks like a great place to play.
Looks like a couple of new tools waiting for someone to come out and play.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware firstname.lastname@example.org †
#11 posted 01-03-2011 01:30 AM
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#12 posted 01-03-2011 02:05 AM
Todd, I tried to follow you example today, but It’s snowing in my shop! This is almost unheard of in the desert. And there is supposed to be two more days of this. I guess I go back to hibernating for two days. This is SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA for goodness sakes. Maybe we had an earthquake and moved north last night.
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#13 posted 01-03-2011 02:25 AM
-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#14 posted 01-03-2011 02:34 AM
Thanks for the suggestion, Mr Clippinger, but Jeez, man, get some safety glasses on!! There’s goggles for wearing over your prescription lenses, and even reading glass safety glasses if those are readers you have on. Otherwise, nice video!! Thx!
-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!
#15 posted 01-03-2011 02:45 AM
GuyK that looks like a dream shop in the works for sure.
Yea, I know I should wear safety glasses. Ironically I have goggles and I have safety prescription glasses which both get static charged and grab all kinds of dust. I hate them both. Gotta be honest, don’t think you will see me ever wear them but I take responsibility for that decision;)
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