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revanson11

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537 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 537 days ago

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 537 days ago

Very nice.

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#3 posted 537 days ago

Your wife makes dinner?

The apron looks like it’ll work great!

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#4 posted 537 days ago

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

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#5 posted 537 days ago

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 537 days ago

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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Earlextech

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#7 posted 537 days ago

Beautiful, you could market those!

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#8 posted 537 days ago

looks great!

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#9 posted 536 days ago

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

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#10 posted 536 days ago

Whoa, fashion forward dude!

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#11 posted 536 days ago

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 536 days ago

Looks great!

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#13 posted 536 days ago

Your wife did a great job…very nice !!

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#14 posted 536 days ago

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

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#15 posted 536 days ago

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

Nice apron.

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