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Forum topic by xwingace posted 1064 days ago 1003 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1064 days ago

One of my earliest and best shop memories is hanging out with my grandpa in his shop. I remembered he used to have the 40’s style pin-ups on the wall, and I thought it would be a great idea to get some for my shop. I was looking at a few on Amazon, and the wife chastised me for looking at ‘pornography’.
It probably didn’t help that I got a good laugh at that. ;)

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#1 posted 1064 days ago

If she thinks 40’s pinups are pornography, it’s good she didn’t catch you with the real thing! :-)

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

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#2 posted 1064 days ago


-- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -- Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 1064 days ago

Would pin-ups of her be acceptable? That would be my solution (with my own wife).

-- Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. --Gandalf the Grey

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#4 posted 1064 days ago

Yeah, I got a little grief from the lady when I hung up a Miller Ice Lite beer sign with a young thing in a skirt with her legs spread a bit. Yup jealous, for sure…

On the back wall in this image. BTW, it is still out there in my “man-shop” LOL!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#5 posted 1063 days ago

My wife was a bit surprised when I came home with this.

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#6 posted 1061 days ago

Even better, get the most scandalous posters you can stand and then cut and paste a photo your wife’s head on them. When she tells you take her head off of them, you’ll be able to put anything you want on the wall. You’ll always be able to say “well I wanted pictures of you dear, but you said I couldn’t have them”.

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