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Cricket

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09-28-2015 05:10 PM

What are some things that you have learned over the years that you wish you would have learned sooner?

-- LumberJocks.com Community Manager


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-28-2015 05:20 PM

#1-#10. Patience

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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SirIrb

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#2 posted 09-28-2015 05:22 PM

Buy old machinery and restore it. Cheaper, more fun, you know the machine inside and out and its whatever cool color you want.

-- Don't blame me, I voted for no one.

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Richard

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#3 posted 09-28-2015 05:26 PM

For Woodworking—Measure Twice Cut Once and Always use the same Tape Measure for the whole job.

For Life – the list is way too long.

Monte , what is this Patience stuff you are talking about ? :)

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bigblockyeti

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#4 posted 09-28-2015 05:35 PM

It’s better to learn from others’ mistakes.

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TravisH

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#5 posted 09-28-2015 05:40 PM

Take time to enjoy. So little really matters.

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bonesbr549

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#6 posted 09-28-2015 05:51 PM



Buy old machinery and restore it. Cheaper, more fun, you know the machine inside and out and its whatever cool color you want.

- SirIrb

What he said ! +1

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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Mark

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#7 posted 09-28-2015 06:09 PM

Family is all that really maters. Having said that I should have had a bit bigger one.

-- Mark

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jumbojack

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#8 posted 09-28-2015 06:11 PM

Square

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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Rick_M

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#9 posted 09-28-2015 06:12 PM

Buy more handtools, fewer power tools.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Chris Cook

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#10 posted 09-28-2015 06:20 PM

old(er) people are wise and their advise is invaluable.

Now that I am an old(er) person

1) wish I would’ve listened more
2) know that youngin’s ain’t paying attention to my advice no matter what!

-- Chris, "all we are is sawdust in the dust collector""

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b2rtch

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#11 posted 09-28-2015 06:27 PM

Buy old machinery and restore it. Cheaper, more fun, you know the machine inside and out and its whatever cool color you want.

- SirIrb

What he said ! +1

- bonesbr549

+1.
I have more fun restoring old machine than using them afterward

-- Bert

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Richard

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#12 posted 09-28-2015 06:40 PM



old(er) people are wise and their advise is invaluable.

Now that I am an old(er) person

1) wish I would ve listened more
2) know that youngin s ain t paying attention to my advice no matter what!

- Chris Cook


Chris , Refer to comment number 1 and you will know why comment number 2 is true.
I had and have the same problems.

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Hinge

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#13 posted 09-28-2015 06:43 PM

Speaking the truth pisses people off.

-- The Jesus is my Savior

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b2rtch

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#14 posted 09-28-2015 07:08 PM

“Speaking the truth pisses people off.”
Amen

-- Bert

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Daruc

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#15 posted 09-28-2015 07:16 PM

I woud hav went’o colledge!

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