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MaroonGoon

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12-07-2013 08:47 PM

It is 28 degrees outside so going out to my uninsulated shop would be torture. No problem, I’ll just smooth out parts of my end table inside, watch college football and test out our new vacuum cleaner ;)

I just need to get it done before the fiancé comes home and sees the huge mess haha

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso


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bandit571

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#1 posted 12-07-2013 08:49 PM

You might get shot, but…...I used to use the Kitchen table to do small projects on…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Gary

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#2 posted 12-07-2013 08:52 PM

You MUST be single

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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MikeinSC

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#3 posted 12-07-2013 09:06 PM

Rule that roost!

-- I am what they call a "rookie".

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BTimmons

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#4 posted 12-07-2013 09:06 PM

Time to make a bench hook and work on the kitchen counter? It could work!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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MaroonGoon

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#5 posted 12-07-2013 09:29 PM

No worries, the vacuum worked like a charm and she won’t be able to tell! Looks like I won’t be getting coal for Christmas lol

Gary I’m legally single for two weeks more! Getting married on the 20th :)

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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bandit571

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#6 posted 12-07-2013 09:38 PM

“Another one bites the dust”

Queen

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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firefighterontheside

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#7 posted 12-07-2013 09:41 PM

Nice pants!

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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GOOD LUCK TO ALL

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#8 posted 12-07-2013 09:44 PM

I hate to say it, but I don’t think the vacuum worked, big red area, your fiance is going to notice.
Good Luck.
At least you got to stay warm, what’s the temp in the doghouse? lol

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bobasaurus

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#9 posted 12-07-2013 10:01 PM

It’s 7 degrees outside here in Colorado right now, and I’ve been working in my unheated garage for the last few hours. Takes dedication, I guess, though it really does suck. Might be time to work on insulating and heating the shop… been meaning to do so for years. Or I could just work in my spare bedroom and make a mess like you :) ... at least it would be warmer. I hate sanding in my house though, tracking dust all over the place.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#10 posted 12-07-2013 10:07 PM

there is not a vacuum powerful enough for my wife to not notice.

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joeyinsouthaustin

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#11 posted 12-07-2013 10:43 PM

Livin’ on the edge there. Other dangers besides a spinning blade in carpentry!! It is a cold snap it tx. Gotta go check the pipes in the shop today and tomorrow. of course it will be 70 again by tuesday. he he :)

-- Who is John Galt?

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BigRedKnothead

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#12 posted 12-07-2013 11:55 PM

hehe. You crack me up.

-- Red-- "I hope my furniture has a soul to it.”" -Sam Maloof

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reedwood

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#13 posted 12-08-2013 12:38 AM

Might as well break her in now.

btw – don’t be surprised if you get a stronger vacuum cleaner and a new tarp for Christmas.

-- Mark - I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude.

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#14 posted 12-08-2013 12:42 AM

If I tried that in the family room, no one would find me!

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mtenterprises

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#15 posted 12-08-2013 12:43 AM

I have often wondered how they kept pre industrial revolution shops properly warm.

MIKE

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