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    You know your a woodworker when

    Use the corner of a scraper to remove a splinter
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

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    Ya know your a woodworker when,,,,,,,,,,,

    you check the FWW site daily before you check your emails!
    Jon

    God and family, the rest is icing on the cake. I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place!

    Host of the 2015 FAMILY WOODWORKING GATHERING

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    You love the smell of wooddust in the morning.......now get out there and surf.
    cheers

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    You know you're a woodworker when

    Even though you keep bandaids in the shop, you grab the CA first to seal a cut.
    Chuck
    Tellico Plains, TN
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/TellicoTurnings
    My parents taught me to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder to find any.
    If you go looking for trouble, it will usually find you.

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    Your wife says she's glad the dryer lint filter also filters sawdust
    Ken
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    Literally - EVERYONE - you know - KNOWS - your a woodworker.

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    When your fireplace has plenty of kindling.
    Remember the tea kettle - it is always up to its neck in hot water, yet it
    still sings!

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    When your avatar is only 1/2 a face.

    Quick get out the CA & put Humpty woodworker back together again.
    Last edited by Bart Leetch; 01-15-2010 at 06:05 PM.
    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
    "If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart

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    You keep two dovetailed pieces on your office desk, and when someone shows you his last Iphone you show him your last tool adquisition.
    Best regards,
    Toni

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    I also dream of a shop with north light where my hands can be busy, my soul rest and my mind wander...

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    You're paying more attention to the craftsmanship of the conference room table than the meeting itself.
    Darren

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

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