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Blog entry by vonhagen posted 847 days ago 1169 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

how in the heck could you explain sawing off your foot with a miter saw to get more unemploymenthttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2121100/Man-saws-foot-avoid-work-continue-claiming-jobless-benefits.html

-- no matter what size job big or small do a job right or don't do it at all.



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 847 days ago

unbelievable

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vonhagen

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#2 posted 847 days ago

i know it jim, the guy should be in a mental ward

-- no matter what size job big or small do a job right or don't do it at all.

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GrandpaLen

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#3 posted 846 days ago

I believe he was going for a ‘CRAZY CHECK’ through SSI Disability. But Seriously?!! Hacking off your foot?

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 846 days ago

I don’t think that I have ever heard of anything like this. He is obviously disabled because of some sort of mental problem. Who would want to hire someone that is capable of doing something like that. What else is he capable of doing?

helluvawreck

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NBeener

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#5 posted 846 days ago

I saw that, yesterday.

I wonder what it says about me that … the first thing I thought of was … I wonder what kind of saw he used, and then went to the picture.

-- -- Neil

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Gregn

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#6 posted 846 days ago

What the hell’s a moron suppose to do, JEEZ.
I wonder if the guy will get a job now promoting SawStop for idiots? LOL
Just glad I’m not his wife or son, now everyone must think the whole family is nuts.

That’s ok Neil, I wondered if it was a fine tooth blade before I saw the picture.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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Rick Dennington

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#7 posted 846 days ago

Dumb-ass…..that’s wanting to get out of work pretty bad…...!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Bertha

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#8 posted 846 days ago

Me 2, Neil. That’s the first thing I looked at too.
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Greg one-upped us both by considering the tooth number, lol:) Now that’s a woodworker!
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Ya know, SawStop probably could have prevented this. SawStop is so awesome;)
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-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Rick Dennington

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#9 posted 846 days ago

Yep…..too bad SawStop don’t make a chop saw….I think I got 48 teeth on that saw blade, but I might of mis-counted….:)

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Gregn

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#10 posted 846 days ago

I’ve a 80 tooth on mine.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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BTimmons

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#11 posted 846 days ago

Sorry to say it ,”Julie”,

But things can never work between us. It was fun while it lasted, but I simply can’t leave my wife for a spam bot. A few lines of code just can’t meet my needs.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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John's Woodshop

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#12 posted 846 days ago

That is just plain CRAZY!!!!

That guy needs to be in a mental hospital, he has something seriously wrong with him, in addition to now missing a foot.

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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Bertha

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#13 posted 846 days ago

^lol, if that’s a t-shirt, I must have one:) Brian, but I really though y’all had a chance:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 846 days ago

Blaine, That’s a very sad story about a very sick man. That had to hurt!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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vonhagen

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#15 posted 846 days ago

i know it andy and i cant imagine something that gruesum self inflicted and he had time to burn it let alone just being able to survive. this has got to be the worst thing i have ever heard of someone doing just to get a few bucks

-- no matter what size job big or small do a job right or don't do it at all.

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