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Forum topic by DKV posted 03-16-2015 02:41 AM 1477 views 0 times favorited 38 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-16-2015 02:41 AM

1. waiting for glue to dry
2. waiting for paint / finish to dry
3. using a nail gun
4. looking for a tool you just used
5. measuring once
6. loaning tools to a friend
7. thinking you just invented a new type of jig
8. thinking you just built something that no one else has ever built
9. thinking the garage belongs to you
Please add number 10.

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#1 posted 03-16-2015 02:46 AM

#4 is it for me, always setting something down when I’m done with it where ever, instead of where it belongs. I have no #10 to add.

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#2 posted 03-16-2015 02:51 AM

The New Joey Workshop does not allow #6 to happen. There is a strict hands off policy.

#10 Sanding = Awful

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#3 posted 03-16-2015 03:37 AM

#10- you own 3 flatheads and 3 tape measures that don’t leave your shop and you can never find any of them. I think I have a squirrel problem though.

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#4 posted 03-16-2015 10:52 AM

Oh sure, blame the squirrels!

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#5 posted 03-16-2015 12:16 PM

10. tear out

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#6 posted 03-16-2015 12:37 PM

10. Honey can you come up stairs? I need you to ….


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#7 posted 03-16-2015 05:27 PM

Cost of materials,
Price increases just keep climbing.

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#8 posted 03-16-2015 05:34 PM

10 – - needing more space
11 needing more 220 outlets
12 are you ready to go to Juniors Soccer game??

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#9 posted 03-16-2015 06:50 PM

#6: The reason I have what you want is, I never loaned it out before.

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#10 posted 03-16-2015 07:08 PM

#10: Noisy machines. Love everything technical – hate noise.
Regarding #3: Love nail guns. Newer used one on wood though…

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#11 posted 03-16-2015 07:30 PM

When I worked in the cabinet shops,

#10: Having to fix someone else’s mistakes. I made enough of my own!!! But now I know how to fix those little screw-ups!

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#12 posted 03-16-2015 07:40 PM

10. Having no one else to blame mistakes on.

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

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#13 posted 03-16-2015 07:46 PM

10. Having no one else to blame mistakes on.

- Monte Pittman

Yeah, but you get all the credit when it’s right!

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#14 posted 03-23-2015 04:55 PM

10. Having a daughter on Pinterest who finds a new thing for you to build every weekend so your own projects get pushed aside because you can’t resist her charming request.

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#15 posted 05-20-2015 04:03 AM

#10. Not having enough time to do more woodworking.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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