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Forum topic by Tim Dahn posted 07-31-2009 09:59 PM 1675 views 0 times favorited 41 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-31-2009 09:59 PM

Topic tags/keywords: idioms humor question

We have all heard idoms for everything, I thought it might be fun to post some idioms about wood and maybe learn some new ones.
Or will this topic be…............Flat as a board.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.


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#1 posted 07-31-2009 10:06 PM

” blockhead ” ,
” dumb as a post ”,
” out on a limb “

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 07-31-2009 10:13 PM

Sorry Patron that went ” against the grain” .LOL “Im out on a limb” “bark bark” I.m sorry I can’t do more I’ll just “LOG OUT” he he Alistair

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

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#3 posted 07-31-2009 10:15 PM

I’ll bet if this post gets going they will be coming out of the woodwork

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#4 posted 07-31-2009 10:19 PM

im lost , i
” can’t see the forest for the trees “

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 07-31-2009 10:20 PM

Good luck getting people to respond! Knock on wood!

-- Russ

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#6 posted 07-31-2009 10:22 PM

this one is as Hard as Nails

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 07-31-2009 10:53 PM

wood that be wood nails dan or wood you be talking about non wood nails ?

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

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#8 posted 07-31-2009 11:03 PM

I wood post but it’s Knot for me to say.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 07-31-2009 11:08 PM

ARGH! All of these woodworking IDIOMS! I feel like my head’s in a vice!

-- Tiffany Jeanne Balk ~ Labor, Live, Love, Learn, Repeat.

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#10 posted 07-31-2009 11:42 PM

“Remember that the Mighty Oak was once a nut like you!”
“Deep roots are not reached by the frost…”
“Quiet as a Wooden Indian.”
“Back when ships were made of wood, and men were made of iron..”
“Firewood warms you thrice. Once in the felling, once in the hewing, and once more when burned.”
Of course, these are all probably dumb as a stump and others that are much easier to nail…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#11 posted 07-31-2009 11:49 PM

Much more of this and we’ll be sending someone to the woodshed!

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

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#12 posted 08-01-2009 01:07 AM

Pine is nice wood but has a lot of knots

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#13 posted 08-01-2009 01:09 AM

He don’t know his adze from a hoe in the ground.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#14 posted 08-01-2009 01:57 AM

This is just plane silly.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#15 posted 08-01-2009 02:02 AM

Sounds like some of you have an axe to grind…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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