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Thread: You Know You're Between Projects When . . .

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!

    You Know You're Between Projects When . . .

    You spend the better part of an hour at Rockler and come out empty handed.

    - or -

    You realize the kitchen table MUST still be there 'cause all that stuff CAN'T just be floating in the middle of the kitchen.

    - or -

    Even YOU notice the house needs dusting.

    - or -

    ??? (your story?)
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Houston, Texas
    Earlier in my career, when the jobs I did were often smaller than some,now day commissions, I might actually be unemployed 50 to 100 times in one year! When I didn't have a job to start, or one to work on for compensation I was unemployed. That might last for 2 weeks or 2 minutes but during that time and still now but not so intense thoughts... what I did had no real value or nobody really liked my work or for that matter... Me! ...I might need consider a career change "what can I do?" I may never get another job!!!!! Well, those are my 'between the project' thoughts. Oddly enough, I did get more work, people do respect what I do and "You know, People like me"! (Stuart Smalley) At least that is what I think because I am working,.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Northville, MI
    The shop is clean

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    The Heart of Dixie
    I restore another machine............ but that is a projects isn't it?
    God grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway,
    the good fortune to run into the ones I do,
    and the eyesight to tell the difference.

    Kudzu Craft Lightweight Skin on frame Kayaks.
    Custom built boats and Kits

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Sacramento, CA
    I go shopping ....

    My wife quickly comes up with projects ....

    Which means i am allowed to go shopping!!!
    Jason Beam
    Sacramento, CA

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Rio Rancho, NM
    You wander around the shop looking at all the stored lumber and wonder what you can make, then walk around the house looking for ideas of what to make.

    Then you come up with an idea and get back into the shop and start making sawdust again.

    Nancy (100 days)
    Nancy Laird
    FWW Registered Voter and Voting Member
    Woodworker, turner, laser engraver; RETIRED!!

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