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jjraybur

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1773 days ago

As miserable as this would be, I am really curious as to what tool he was using and how the hell he did this…

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2009/07/05/Man-accidentally-cuts-off-own-penis/UPI-78371246823079/

-- Jeremy, Baton Rouge, LA - rayburnfinefurniture.com


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patron

12963 posts in 1942 days


#1 posted 1773 days ago

probably a skilsaw ,
brought it back to his lap ,
after a cut .
some guys also
open the guard
with a shim .

doesn’t sound like much fun ,
and your project splashed with blood .

think of all the sanding !

-- 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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CharlieM1958

15664 posts in 2820 days


#2 posted 1773 days ago

Maybe he was on the table saw using “it” for a push stick?

At any rate, the only combination worse than drinking and driving is nudity and woodworking. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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woodsmithshop

1104 posts in 2147 days


#3 posted 1773 days ago

I am glad there were no pictures, and I hope he is not a member of LJs.

-- Smitty!!!

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 1772 days ago

HOLY Crap…............... OUCH. I can’t imagine doing that. Losing fingers is bad enough.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Roper

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#5 posted 1772 days ago

OMG, that is not right. i have done alot of stupid things over the years but that one takes the cake. i hope his boys are o.k.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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okwoodshop

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#6 posted 1772 days ago

look ma no hands, look ma no…........

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1772 days ago

OUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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FredG

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#8 posted 1772 days ago

After using a hand-held circular saw he placed it on the floor, the guard blade was stuck and saw became airborne.
OUCH indeed.

-- Fred

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RetiredCoastie

999 posts in 1784 days


#9 posted 1772 days ago

He may have seen those pics of Nancy Pelosi and vowed to never use “it” again!

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KayBee

999 posts in 1848 days


#10 posted 1771 days ago

“This was an unfortunate accident but these things happen all the time to people in his profession.”

So is this why it’s hard to find a second generation carpenter?

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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Craftsman on the lake

2364 posts in 2039 days


#11 posted 1771 days ago

Maybe his mind was on other things… thus distracting his attention and also prepping the appendage for cutting.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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woodsmithshop

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#12 posted 1771 days ago

it could have been a kick back of a skil saw. and as Craftsman said, prepping for cutting

-- Smitty!!!

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huff

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#13 posted 1771 days ago

Maybe he misunderstood…....”Measure it twice, cut it once

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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patron

12963 posts in 1942 days


#14 posted 1771 days ago

i still don’t understand how this could happen ,

i’ve been sitting in the bathtub ,
cutting boards in my lap for years !

doesn’t everyone ?

-- 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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RobH

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#15 posted 1771 days ago

Unfortunately, where I grew up, something like this would not be unheard of. Usually when you heard of something like this, just before it happened you would here “Hey yall, hold my beer and watch this!”

Like the old song says, some days you’re the windshield, some days your the bug!

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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