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Allison

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03-22-2008 02:20 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor question

I feel like I am really going out on a limb here, as I am not sure what kind of reaction I am going to get but I stumbled upon this book called “Not quite what I was planning” It consists of 6 word memoirs of famous and not so famous authors. The object was to describe their lives in six words. for example one says “Cried. Defied, Sighed. Died. Reapplied. and another states”nothing profound, I just sat around.” So what I was thinking (and yes I am aware of the danger in that) was if everyone would do one except have it be about your woodworking. Perhaps a shop mishap? a glue up that didn’t. Is anyone game? I hope so. I think it may be very interesting. I will even start. Sooo here goes—- ” Broke knee, given saw,
found passion!”

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!


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odie

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#1 posted 03-22-2008 02:23 AM

What’s a buddy for ?

“I feel boxed in at times”

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Ryan Shervill

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#2 posted 03-22-2008 02:39 AM

Glued it, screwed it, re-dood it :)

-- Want to see me completely transform a house? Look here: http://forum.canadianwoodworking.com/showthread.php?41055

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 03-22-2008 04:11 AM

Too Long, Too short, Just Right

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Karson

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#4 posted 03-22-2008 04:13 AM

Too much wood, not enough time!

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Sawdust2

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#5 posted 03-22-2008 04:19 AM

Watching glue dry makes time fly.

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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brianinpa

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#6 posted 03-22-2008 04:20 AM

I’m glad dad showed me how!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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HallTree

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#7 posted 03-22-2008 04:25 AM

Cut it, Glue it, Post it

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

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Betsy

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#8 posted 03-22-2008 04:25 AM

Making sawdust is the best therapy.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 03-22-2008 04:42 AM

I came. I saw. I sawed.

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

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jeffthewoodwacker

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#10 posted 03-22-2008 04:51 AM

round peg fits in square hole

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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tenontim

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#11 posted 03-22-2008 05:12 AM

Iretsu – I really eat this stuff up

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dennis mitchell

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#12 posted 03-22-2008 05:33 AM

better than sitting in a cubical

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Allison

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#13 posted 03-22-2008 05:57 AM

Awesome, now I can breathe now. Let’s hear some others!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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Dan'um Style

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#14 posted 03-22-2008 05:57 AM

no brain, no pain ... whoops that’s only 4

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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WudWrkr

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#15 posted 03-22-2008 08:18 AM

Joint, plane, rip – milling is fullfilling!

-- Steve - "Dang, no matter how many times I run it through the planer it's still too thin!"

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