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Forum topic by thatwoodworkingguy posted 05-27-2010 04:00 AM 1426 views 0 times favorited 46 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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thatwoodworkingguy

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05-27-2010 04:00 AM

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This is one of the few weekends my stuff isnt on display at a craft fair or art festival and the first weekend in awhile i wont be emerged in box making getting ready for a show.
Im going to take the time to slow down and take the whole weekend (even friday!) building a nice 4 drawer jewelry chest.
What are YOU making this weekend?

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~


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John Steffen

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#1 posted 05-27-2010 04:07 AM

Putting in a new garage door and garage door opener for my in-laws. Their 200 pound monster is getting to be a bit too much for poor Nancy. Then I’m ripping out the rest of the plaster ceiling in my dining room that decided to let a 4’x8’ chunk go this past Sunday. All that while probably putting in 20 hours of OT at my job to get a project ready for testing Tuesday.

So much for a nice 3 day weekend. :(

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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#2 posted 05-27-2010 04:07 AM

A Lowboy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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richgreer

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#3 posted 05-27-2010 04:19 AM

My wife just had a total knee replacement surgery today. My weekend project will be taking care of her and doing all the cooking, cleaning, washing clothes, doing the dishes, etc. I like cooking. Don’t care for any of the rest of it – but I’ll do it. That’s what love and commitment is all about.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#4 posted 05-27-2010 04:32 AM

Hope your wife is well! You two will be in my thoughts.

We better get pics jim

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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JAGWAH

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#5 posted 05-27-2010 04:54 AM

Make a playing card holder out of spalted maple. Clear a lot of bermuda, making way for more roses. And make a trellis out of MDO for the sweetpeas to grow on. Oh and harvest some bamboo and set to dry for future projects.

Don’t even know what the wifey has in mind for me.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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wseand

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#6 posted 05-27-2010 05:18 AM

I have a cornice to finish and four bookshelves to start.
JAG, how are the sweet peas going mine are about 6 inches tall, I put them next to my corn hoping they will grow up them.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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JAGWAH

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#7 posted 05-27-2010 05:29 AM

Mine are in there 3rd season and about 4’ tall and sprawled everywhere. These are none edible flowering.
http://gardenerstips.co.uk/blog/flowers/growing-everlasting-sweetpea/

I’ll post a pic when I get the trellis in place.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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Blinky

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#8 posted 05-27-2010 05:54 AM

Hopefully I can finish my garden bench, and be back to work on the medicine cabinet

-- Mark, Portland, OR - what's for dinner?

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ocwoodworker

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#9 posted 05-27-2010 06:13 AM

A little side table that i saw in Pottery Barn catalog. (but gave it a Greene and Greene touch)

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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wseand

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#10 posted 05-27-2010 06:35 AM

The LOML does the flowers and I do the Veggies, it’s an everyday job/hobby. Love to see the pics JAG.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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jusfine

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#11 posted 05-27-2010 07:05 AM

In Nashville for meetings, but looking at tools and checking out the hardwood in Tennessee in my spare time, looking to take home whatever I can on the plane…
My wife graciously stayed home and is feeding horses and doing chores while I “play”.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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hannes

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#12 posted 05-27-2010 11:14 AM

Bedside tables… and play golf if the weather holds.

-- Hannes, Cape Town, South Africa

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charlie48

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#13 posted 05-27-2010 01:02 PM

Finish up a mortise jig,and work on my assembly table if drawer slides come in time. The wife and I are going to a yard party on monday if this wonderfull weather holds.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#14 posted 05-27-2010 01:18 PM

as usual working till sunday evening finishing what i was supposed to get done by saturday!

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Sailor

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#15 posted 05-27-2010 01:18 PM

I’m having my tonsils removed Friday so I don’t think I’ll be able to play in the shop this weekend. I am working on a simple MDF cabinet for my mother’s laundry rooom. My first MDF cabinet, I want to see how it feels and how well I can paint it with a brush and roller.

-- Dothan, Alabama Check out my woodworking blog! http://woodworkingtrip.blogspot.com/ Also my Youtube Channel's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SailingAndSuch

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