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Monte Pittman

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07-06-2017 11:27 PM

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Sawed for 4 hours at 93° and sunny. Took a few personal notes that I thought I would share.

1. It took this many bottles of water and I am still thirsty.

2. It takes more gas and patience to saw at 93°. I ran out of both.

3. Disconnect the electricity before grabbing bandsaw blade that’s leaning against it. Note to brother, your fence works.

4. New bandsaw blades are sharp. This was not a new lesson, but an affirmation of a previous lesson.

5. The dog in this picture was probably smarter than me

Hope you all have gained from this experience.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.


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Doe

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#1 posted 07-06-2017 11:31 PM

Words to live by; stay cool, my friend. The dog’s no dummy.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#2 posted 07-06-2017 11:50 PM

Glad it wasn’t beer you were drinking. You wouldn’t know where you were at. Or did you share with the dog. Be careful out there.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 07-06-2017 11:54 PM

Yep, dog was the smart one…...

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#4 posted 07-07-2017 12:16 AM

Only 93?

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#5 posted 07-07-2017 12:35 AM

Monte,

They say wisdom is wasted on the old? These days I have soooo much to do that when it gets this hot I go to work on projects in the cool part of my house. Or paperwork and I avoid that a lot.

As a friend. Don’t do it again. :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 07-07-2017 12:40 AM

I won’t. At least till tomorrow.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 07-07-2017 12:46 AM

#3 cracked me up. Awesome job buddy

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 07-07-2017 12:50 AM

So even with the water you got a little heat stroke????? :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 07-07-2017 01:03 AM

Actually I feel fine now. Couple more bottles of water and I am back in the shop.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 07-07-2017 01:03 AM

You have a loyal friend and it look like he knows how to stay cool. Hope the pup got some of that water too!
Weather man said 97 here tomorrow! :(

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#11 posted 07-07-2017 01:25 AM

Nice bunch of the beautiful lumber you use. I like to cut only on cool damp days

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#12 posted 07-07-2017 01:30 AM

what kind of wood do you have there?

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Monte Pittman

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#13 posted 07-07-2017 01:35 AM

This is all Beetle Kill Pine. But I do saw a lot of other woods.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#14 posted 07-07-2017 01:45 AM

Glad it all worked out well. thai a nice load of lumber.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#15 posted 07-07-2017 02:02 AM

Monte, glad to see you drinking lots of water out there.

Today is actually the 7th anniversary of my friends’ passing. He died at age 25 due to heat exhaustion while working a construction job on a hot, hazy, humid day.

No amount of work is worth an accident like that, be sure to work safe, take lots of breaks, and drink lots of water.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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