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06-11-2014 08:17 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor shop apparel question

Hey LJ’s,

Thanks for all the great responses to Part I! Got me thinking and I mentioned I asked my wife to make ne a knee length shop apron. The only material heavy enough was upholstery fabric. Yeah right! LOL! And that striped pillow fabric. I said I’ll either get lost sitting in a chair or the cats will sleep on me. :<)

My birthday was earlier this month and now, because she always goes overboard ( although not too far this time,)
I am now able to prance around my shop with not one but TWO aprons, which I model here.

I’m opting to try this one out as it has a lot of pockets and appears well made!

Looks like I’m going to have to wear better clothes out in the shop? LOL!

What are your thoughts?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher


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#1 posted 06-11-2014 08:22 PM

My sunday best isn’t that good loking.Wow very sharp as zz top say. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 06-11-2014 08:27 PM

I saw a shop tip the other day on the apron tie. It used a magnet catch instead of tying a knot in the back. That might be something you try.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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#3 posted 06-11-2014 08:36 PM

Nice one. Pardon me. Nice two I mean. :-D
My bday was also recently (6th) but I don’t remember any cool shop stuff gotten from anyone.
Maybe because the bday of our first child can be at any time now… Well, that’s some present. :-D

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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#4 posted 06-11-2014 08:40 PM

Looking pretty sharp there doc. I like the look of them both. My only problem with pockets is filling them with sawdust.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 06-11-2014 08:50 PM

Now you need to keep some shop towels around. It’s not acceptable to wipe gluey fingers all over a nice, new apron.

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#6 posted 06-11-2014 09:00 PM

Alstair,

Now I have to do some woodworking other than maintenance projects. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 06-11-2014 09:01 PM

Good old t-shirt and jeans for me.

Once I start messing around with my new lathe, I’m sure I’ll feel the need for an actual apron.

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

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#8 posted 06-11-2014 09:01 PM

Tyvekboy,

It has all sorts of snazzy catches! Maybe too technical for me. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 06-11-2014 09:03 PM

Johnny ,

Congratulations!
Unles you’re making a crib, there goes the sleep time, shop time, etc. At least for awhile> :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 06-11-2014 09:06 PM

JAAune,

I believe you have watched me work? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 06-11-2014 09:07 PM

Monte,

I really need those pockets. Or things go away for awhile. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#12 posted 06-11-2014 09:08 PM

Brian,

An apron and good dust collection? :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 06-11-2014 09:24 PM

Johnny,

Happy Birthday!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#14 posted 06-11-2014 10:07 PM

Old shirt, blue jeans, comfy tennis shoes, and my glasses. Somedays, I even put on the side shields..

Used to wear the tool belt, but the pouches would just fill up with shavings/sawdust.

If I’m working outside, I’ll wear a “Boonie hat”. Just won’t do to have the top of my almost bald head sunburnt, now would it?

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

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#15 posted 06-11-2014 10:18 PM

Bandit,

I love outside but after being outside I glow in the dark. All my “old shirts” have worn out.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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