If I were a Carpenter, and you were a lady?

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by , posted 07-12-2010 07:04 PM 1113 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View ,'s profile


2387 posts in 2965 days

07-12-2010 07:04 PM

I just wanted to share this song with you all that I just love. It is sung by Johnny Cash and June Carter. I love this song every time I hear it. It makes me think of myself and my wife and how she could have married anyone, probably a better man than me, but how I ended up with a woman as good as her is beyond me but she still said, “I’d answer yes I would”.

One chorus goes:

Johnny: “If I worked my hands in wood, would you still love me?”

June: “I’d answer you yes I would”

To another subject, we moved 1 hour away, our home and shop. It was a large and tough move to make. This past weekend we basically re wired the shop and added 6 220 and 2 110 outlets. We set up a RAS and miter saw in a 24’ run with white Melamine counter top that is 24” deep. It is huge and I love it. We set our major players in an island style such as the 2 TS, the planer, drum sander, shaper, jointer and dust collector.

But most of that is for another post.

Have a great day and week.


-- .

10 replies so far

View ,'s profile


2387 posts in 2965 days

#1 posted 07-12-2010 07:06 PM

Oh yeah, and we removed the old electric box completely and replaced it with new in order to increase the spaces/slots available.

-- .

View CharlieM1958's profile


16229 posts in 3637 days

#2 posted 07-12-2010 07:32 PM

One of the first songs I ever learned on the guitar about 100 years ago. :-)

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

View patron's profile


13524 posts in 2759 days

#3 posted 07-16-2010 05:48 PM

i knew Tim Hardin in NYC ,
he wrote this song and others ,
he died from an overdose ,
a real shame !

he was a good man .
this won’t play all the way .
but it is him singing his own song .

and here

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View ,'s profile


2387 posts in 2965 days

#4 posted 07-16-2010 05:55 PM

thanks for the history lessons, I do like this song

-- .

View 559dustdesigns's profile


633 posts in 2586 days

#5 posted 07-16-2010 10:13 PM

I enjoyed reading your comments on a recent post “A monkey working for peanuts”. Thank you for being so open with us about your growing business.
I am just hoping you were planning to post pictures of the new miter saw and RAS bench you commented about building in this post. I have a miter saw bench to build and am still trying to gather ideas. Glad to hear you survived a move, I don’t wish that on anyone. Good luck with your business and with setting up your shop. Aaron

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

View john's profile


2362 posts in 3800 days

#6 posted 07-17-2010 12:01 AM

View jusfine's profile


2405 posts in 2344 days

#7 posted 07-17-2010 12:30 AM

Here we play both kinds of music, Country and Western…

And throw in a little STEREOS tunes now and then to break up the monotony… they write their own tunes too.

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

View richgreer's profile


4541 posts in 2493 days

#8 posted 07-17-2010 12:44 AM

Dang – I saw this when it was first posted and I can’t get that song out of my mind. FWIW – I don’t much care for country or western music but for me, this is folk music and I love folk music.

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

View ,'s profile


2387 posts in 2965 days

#9 posted 07-17-2010 01:12 AM

Aaron, when I get a chance I will take some pics of the miter/RAS station. It is nothing special but it works fine. We did 24” wide melamine about 24’ long with a stationary fence to clamp a stop block to for repeat cuts and such. I am considering routing a groove and installing T track with stop block, that is a little better, probably a little more accurate.

-- .

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13347 posts in 3091 days

#10 posted 07-17-2010 01:42 AM


Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics