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Woodchuck2010

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03-11-2016 12:23 AM

Do you wear a shop apron? Any special “workshop” clothing?

-- Chuck, Michigan,


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fivecodys

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#1 posted 03-11-2016 12:36 AM

Nope. Just jeans and a shirt. I do roll up my sleeves to keep them away from spinning things.

-- Chem, Central California

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#2 posted 03-11-2016 12:44 AM

If I wear sandals my girlfriend gets mad at me so it’s boots in the shop

and safety goggles no doubt.

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Andre

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#3 posted 03-11-2016 12:45 AM

Kind of like my Lee Valley apron.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#4 posted 03-11-2016 12:50 AM

Barefoot, t-shirt and shorts when it warms up.

-- Gerry, http://www.thecncwoodworker.com/index.html http://www.jointcam.com

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#5 posted 03-11-2016 12:58 AM

Old flannel (untucked!), levi’s with a folding rule in the back pocket, pencil shoved in my hat. Good to go! ;)

-- Brian Noel

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#6 posted 03-11-2016 01:21 AM

I like the Duluth Trading Company’s Fire Hose Bib Apron. Lots of pockets and very comfortable!

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kajunkraft

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#7 posted 03-11-2016 01:27 AM

I have tried several times to get into the habit of using an apron but it just never takes.

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#8 posted 03-11-2016 01:37 AM



I have tried several times to get into the habit of using an apron but it just never takes.

- kajunkraft

Me too. Mostly I just take note of my apron when I notice it hanging on the hook near the garage door…when I’m closing it to leave the shop.

-- Last week I finally got my $*i# together. Unfortunately, it was in my shop, so I will probably never find it again.

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#9 posted 03-11-2016 01:37 AM

My favorite hoodie, with a ton of sawdust in the pockets :)

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theoldfart

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#10 posted 03-11-2016 02:16 AM

Apron on glue ups otherwise flannel all the time, ‘cept maybe August.

Brian mine’s tucked in!

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#11 posted 03-11-2016 02:19 AM

I work in the nude. Less air drag, so I can work faster. Splinters can be an issue, though.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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TheFridge

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#12 posted 03-11-2016 02:31 AM

Clothes and shoes. Nothing special.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#13 posted 03-11-2016 02:53 AM

I am in jeans most of the time, shorts in summer, and mocs.

I wear a turner’s smock when I am making shavings.

When I am doing flatwork, I wear either a leather apron or a Bucket Boss apron., depending on the project at hand.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Woodchuck2010

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#14 posted 03-11-2016 03:06 AM



I have tried several times to get into the habit of using an apron but it just never takes.

- kajunkraft

Hahaha. That’s why I asked. I bought a Carhartt apron and am trying to get in the habit of ALWAYS putting it on. I put it on a hook right at the bottom of the stairs as I head to the shop. Sometimes I pass right by it. When I get dusty, I kick myself. In school, we always had to wear an apron as soon as we walked into class. I’m trying to get back in the habit.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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Woodchuck2010

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#15 posted 03-11-2016 03:08 AM



I am in jeans most of the time, shorts in summer, and mocs.

I wear a turner s smock when I am making shavings.

When I am doing flatwork, I wear either a leather apron or a Bucket Boss apron., depending on the project at hand.

- TheDane

Wow. You’re way better than me at remembering to use something. You have a shop wardrobe. lol

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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