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Forum topic by Betsy posted 2356 days ago 673 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Betsy

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2356 days ago

my horizontal surfaces!? I’ve not had much time (at least by my standards) to tinker in the shop the last week or so, and when I last left it, I’m quite certain it was clean and things were in order. I went out last night and the place is a disaster! Every horizontal surface covered!

Which one of you dasterdly LJ’s stole my flat surfaces and what’s the ransom? I want them all back!

:-)

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!


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mot

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#1 posted 2356 days ago

Check with David. He has a habit of doing late night shop visits.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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cheller

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#2 posted 2356 days ago

It certainly wasn’t me. There aren’t any horizontal surfaces in my shop either.

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 2356 days ago

It might have been Wayne. I’ ve seen him lurking about some.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Karson

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#4 posted 2356 days ago

I’ve got some extra pencils if you can’t find yours.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Peter Oxley

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#5 posted 2356 days ago

Wife: “You just have stacks of stuff on all of your horizontal surfaces!”

Me: “Ever tried to stack stuff on vertical surfaces?”

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

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Thos. Angle

4435 posts in 2465 days


#6 posted 2356 days ago

Good point, Peter, I’ll use that one.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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scottb

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#7 posted 2355 days ago

While I can use all the horizontal surfaces I can get my hands on, a quick look around the shop will let you know I’m not the guilty party… nary a one to be found.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Betsy

2909 posts in 2398 days


#8 posted 2355 days ago

Obvously confession is not good for the soul. Someone is still guilty.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Karson

34797 posts in 2903 days


#9 posted 2355 days ago

It could be that the guilty party is not standing up to the task of being truthful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mrtrim

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#10 posted 2355 days ago

couldnt possibly be me . i was doin time for the truckload of swept floors i got caught with

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Douglas Bordner

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#11 posted 2355 days ago

I looked under all of my piles. No new surfaces there, Betsy.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Betsy

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#12 posted 2355 days ago

Found one surface lurking around the table saw. The culprit also brought back my calipers, pen knife, my notes notebook, my bench sweep and 6 pencils. What a nice guy.

Glad to know that I’m not the only horizontal-surfaced challenged person on this site. I can spend time cleaning and straigtening and one project later wonder where all that “clean” went.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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lazyfiremaninTN

528 posts in 2455 days


#13 posted 2355 days ago

What’s a horizontal surface??? I think that its been so long since I’ve seen one in my garage that I can’t remember what on is….....LOL

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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MsDebbieP

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#14 posted 2355 days ago

the guilty party might have been raising his/her hand but you just couldn’t see it behind stacks of stuff

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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miles125

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#15 posted 2355 days ago

I think a wood stove is probably a horizontal surfaces best friend….wink

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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