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Thread: It's Friday! - 2/7/2014 Edition

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri

    It's Friday! - 2/7/2014 Edition

    I think this has been one of the longest weeks this year, seems like today was never going to get here.

    Tonight I'm planning to do some final mudding, need to take the wife's Jeep to get it's oil change and tires rotated. Tomorrow and Sunday I'm planning to work on priming trim that I haven't gotten to yet. Hopefully some time to pick on the guitar too.

    What's everyone else got going?

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

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Escondido, CA
    Ron's surgery is today.

    Some say the land of milk and honey; others say the land of fruits and nuts. All together my sort of heaven.

    Power is not taken. It is given. Who have you given yours to? Hmmmm?

    Carol Reed

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Outside the beltway
    bike trade show this weekend in Timonium MD. Saturday.
    Movie , dinner this evening date night .
    Painting all day Sunday.

    Carol , praying for Ron.
    I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.
    ::: Andrew Wyeth :::

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Staying in tonight...cold! Tomorrow moving the latest round of snow in the morning and then some shop time as the wife and kid are going to a performance of some kind. Work party tomorrow night. Sunday a warm fire will be lit at some relaxing time will be had.
    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. -Henry David Thoreau
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    Dec 2012
    Bedford, NH
    Today is the day when I'll finally finish the jewelry box I'm making for the Love of my Life (LOML) - (did you notice that I'm now starting a new protocol with the use of acronyms?). I should be able to lay in the velvet this evening. May just bore you with pictures later.

    Also, I decided to learn how to use SketchUp8. This was decided during the jewelry box project: better to plan out the details & let the LOML decide what she wants from sketches rather than from verbal descriptions. That'll save me mucho detours. The CD fro Dave Richards "SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers" is very helpful!
    Thoughts entering one's mind need not exit one's mouth!
    As I age my memory fades .... and that's a load off my mind!

    "We Live In The Land Of The Free, Only Because Of The Brave"
    “The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living."
    Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    East Freeetown, Massachusetts
    I'll be doing ceiling repair on my vaulted ceiling - then hopefully painting it.

    Next - to get a start on building the boxes to cover the beams in my vaulted ceiling.

    Then trying to get my body into the attic to install some ducting with inline fan to circulate warm air from my woodstove.

    MAN - If I can do all that I am in the good.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Friday: Started the day by taking one of our cats to the vet for exam. Took LOML to lunch at Sunny's BBQ. Shop time this afternoon finishing a taper jig.

    Saturday: Prepare the oak parts of the queen size platform bed for dye and sealer.

    Sunday: Mostly a chill-out day - we hope!
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member
    Member of Mensa
    Live every day like it's your last, but don't forget to stop and smell the roses.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    Packing...mostly the shop. Finally said the heck with it and have a tri-tip on the smoker!!
    Your Respiratory Therapist wears Combat boots

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    This afternoon like most Friday's I do my volunteer work at the food band. Gonna have the grand daughter for the week end so be spending time spooling her. Maybe I'll sneak in a little time for some leather work. Church Sunday morn.
    "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

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Carol, I'm sending my best Ron's way.

    Have another Friday Happy Hour gig tonight at a local sports bar & grill. That'll be the last one for me until the end of the month.

    Saturday morning I'm loading up and heading out to LA for a couple of weeks. Planning to make the 800 mile trip non-stop to save on lodging costs. (Assuming my back and the weather cooperate.) I need to do some fix-up, clean-up, pack-up, and general re-arranging around the house. Probably not going to get any appreciable shop time, but I'll at least get to see my tools for the first time in about 8 months. Planning to bring a few turning tools back to Albuquerque with me for a bit of playtime at Nate Davey's place.

    Tuesday morning my wife's dog got hold of a skunk in LA. She says she heard a noise in the yard and went out to find the dog shaking the skunk in his mouth. He let go of the skunk (which managed to limp away) but the dog got hosed pretty heavily. So of course now my wife is complaining about the skunk smell everywhere inside and outside the house. This is the same person who complains about the smell of cooked bacon in the house (even though she LOVES bacon). I'm not looking forward to hearing the endless whining about the skunk smell. Just kill me now.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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