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Forum topic by jusfine posted 09-09-2010 03:47 PM 1659 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jusfine

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09-09-2010 03:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

Thought you may enjoy this shop tour I found on Youtube, this guy is a character… maybe he’s an LJ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAiaxPaWJNE&feature=related

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


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#1 posted 09-09-2010 04:04 PM

When this started I said to myself that I am not going to spend over 8 minutes watching this – - but I did. It is hilarious.

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

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#2 posted 09-09-2010 04:23 PM

He has a few unexpected tool gems tucked in the back of his shop…

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

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#3 posted 09-09-2010 04:36 PM

Greetings Randy,

That guy was hillarious….the more he went around his shop showing things, the worse he got…....
Did he mention it was hot?? That was one of the sloppest, most disorginazed shops I ever saw.
Did he mention it was hot?? I’m like Rich…..the more I watched I couldn’t quit….I had to see what
he was going to do next….......I wonder if he ever turned on the a.c.?...............Funny….......

-- Here in the South, we say "down the road a piece"...and , "it's over yonder".....!!

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#4 posted 09-09-2010 04:50 PM

I’m pretty sure that I would get along real well with Marvin.

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#5 posted 09-09-2010 04:51 PM

We all love our shops he’s no different. A woodwhisperer he’s not..

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 09-09-2010 06:47 PM

You have to give the guy credit, its hot. Also a fine example of what not to do or say in front of the camera. I think he could do with purchasing some shop elves to clean up, and the finest money can buy.LOL

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#7 posted 09-09-2010 07:05 PM

My favorite part of the video was the Festool commercial where he picked up the hose and said “It sucks”.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 09-09-2010 09:55 PM

I just totally wasted eight minutes and seven seconds of my life …

-- The Wood Nerd -- http://www.workshopaholic.net

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#9 posted 09-09-2010 10:15 PM

very informative, i’d never even heard of a “pin-oo-matic nailer” or a “radio arm saw” before.

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#10 posted 09-09-2010 11:07 PM

I lived in north Florida for a few years. He sounds like allot of guys I met there and yes its very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter.

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#11 posted 09-09-2010 11:19 PM

Wow! That was painful

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Gene Howe

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#12 posted 09-10-2010 12:40 AM

Loved it. Thanks Randy.
I no longer feel my shop is a mess!
Marvin is great. I’m sure soon, we’ll see him on PBS or DIY network.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#13 posted 09-10-2010 12:46 AM

jusfine we better have to condsider to exspell you for at least 2 hours
what a pain you drag us thrugh….and yes I give him credit for loving his shop :-)
and have the guts to stand infront of the camera :-) ... It sucks that was the best commerciel ever heart (why , the shortest in the world) :—))

take care
Dennis

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#14 posted 09-10-2010 01:16 AM

thanks !

someone needs to bring marvin
into LJ’s ,

i think he could answer
some of those
debated questions
we have from time to time

keep us focused on woodworking !

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

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#15 posted 09-10-2010 01:20 AM

hillerus David you are right he wood fit right in to coffe lounge as the host …LOL

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