Dust Collector Accident (a little levity)

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Myron Wooley

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03-09-2008 02:25 AM

Here’s an anecdote from another forum relating an accident that will have you laughing your rear end off.

-- The days are long and the years are short...

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#1 posted 03-09-2008 02:37 AM

I’m not to sure I’d have lived to tell that story.

-- Frank Auge---Nichols NY----"My opinion is neither copyrighted nor trademarked, but it is price competitive."

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#2 posted 03-09-2008 02:51 AM

Ooooh. I want to try that.

Oh, dear, can you come down to the workshop for a moment? Bring my clippers, will you?

-- Mark

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#3 posted 03-09-2008 02:59 AM

oh man. not a good idea!

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#4 posted 03-09-2008 03:10 AM

ROLMAF !!!! My eyes started watering and everthing. DW (Dear Wife) came in to see what was wrong with me and I tried to read it to her. After three attempts I gave up. She had to read it for herself.

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#5 posted 03-09-2008 03:26 AM

HAHAHAHAHAHAAAAA! I was holding it together pretty well until I read this:

Whenever things would get a little boring on the cruise, I’d tell her, “Vicki, that haircut looks like
hell,” and it would start all over again.

Oh crap…I now need a new keyboard…

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#6 posted 03-09-2008 03:43 AM

Thats just wrong…. In a very very funny sort of way.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 03-09-2008 03:43 AM

That is sooooo funny. It is not a woodworking story but it did take place in the woodshop so I guess it is OK. It’s not a project that I would recommend that you Lumberjocks take on.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#8 posted 03-09-2008 03:47 AM

What a hoot! Thanks, I needed that.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#9 posted 03-09-2008 03:47 AM

Oh my. Laughed so hard my dog started howling at me!

That was a great lift for the day. Thanks for sharing!

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#10 posted 03-09-2008 03:57 AM

Thanks I needed that…........Reallly funny!

-- Life used to be soooo much simpler!!!!

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#11 posted 03-09-2008 04:50 AM

You know this has to be real, no one could make it up! Very funny!

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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#12 posted 03-09-2008 05:54 AM

Just relating this tale to my wife has given me a free, life-long pass on assisting her with tonsorial duties in any way.
She began shaking her head and moaning “Noooo” as soon as the words dust collector and hair clippers were uttered in the same sentence.
Thanks, Myron!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#13 posted 03-09-2008 01:23 PM

Oh man, that is funny. I seldom sit alone and laugh out loud, but this one did it.

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#14 posted 03-09-2008 01:39 PM

This was good, I have to share this story!

-- Jim

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#15 posted 03-09-2008 02:31 PM

HallTree . . . how about this . . . for the next LJ challenge how about incorporating a DC and some sort of personal grooming product. Could make for some interesting pics . . . probably a few divorces as well :-)

Myron . . . do you know if this guy is a LumberJocks? I think he would fit in quite well.

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