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02-05-2013 05:35 PM

Topic tags/keywords: shop apron apron shop attire

Since I have made many projects for my wife I only found it fitting that she make something for me, besides dinner that is. I have always wanted a nice shop apron and since my wife is an experienced seamstress it was logical to me that she could make me one. She did a lot of research on the design and wanted to provide me with an apron that would not only be suitable for normal woodworking but would also be good to use during the finishing process. So, she made me a reversible apron that has a a vinyl laminate on cotton for use during finishing and then reverses to cotton twill canvas for normal usage.

-- Randy, Central MN


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#1 posted 02-05-2013 06:01 PM

Well, I declare, Randy. I believe that you may set a new fashion style in the world of woodworking. No telling how many of those your wife could make and sell. Tell her nice work.

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#2 posted 02-05-2013 06:08 PM

Very nice.

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 06:10 PM

Your wife makes dinner?

The apron looks like it’ll work great!

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#4 posted 02-05-2013 07:00 PM

I’m gonna call Martha Stewart. She sure missed that opportunity.
You be sooooo stylish. :)
Bill

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#5 posted 02-05-2013 07:25 PM

The pattern in the first pic kinda reminds me of some armour you might see at a Medevial Fair.

Pretty cool!

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#6 posted 02-05-2013 07:30 PM

Any time she wants a new husband I’m her man LOL. Anyway I buy mine and have quite a few but yours looks very nice could have been maybe a bit bigger and covered the neck if your a turner otherwise perfect.Wow what alovely gesture seriously I have been too happily married to Bronwen to change now even though everytime something gets a small hole she cucks it out and buys new.LOL Have fun with your new attire.Alistair

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#7 posted 02-05-2013 07:46 PM

Beautiful, you could market those!

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#8 posted 02-05-2013 07:52 PM

looks great!

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#9 posted 02-06-2013 01:47 PM

Yeah i’ll take one to…as long as it comes with matching underwear…looks fine to me..

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#10 posted 02-06-2013 02:32 PM

Whoa, fashion forward dude!

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#11 posted 02-06-2013 03:30 PM

Thank you all for your nice comments. I have forwarded all of them to my wife who laughed pretty hard.

-- Randy, Central MN

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#12 posted 02-06-2013 03:36 PM

Looks great!

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#13 posted 02-06-2013 04:42 PM

Your wife did a great job…very nice !!

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#14 posted 02-06-2013 05:12 PM

Nice looking apron that’s very functional and extra special because it was made by your wife.

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#15 posted 02-07-2013 04:17 AM

be careful when you sit down. That screw driver may getcha.

Nice apron.

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