View Poll Results: What are you

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  • Wood Turner 80% Plus

    27 20.77%
  • Flat Wood 80% Plus

    72 55.38%
  • Both 50-50%

    31 23.85%
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Thread: What Are You?

  1. #1

    What Are You?

    Who is outnumbering who?

    1.) Wood turners 80% plus

    2.) Flat wood 80% plus

    3.) Both 50-50

    4.) Other
    Last edited by Bob Spare; 10-23-2007 at 12:45 PM.

    WoodWorking, Crappie Fishing, Colts, Life is good!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    This will be interesting! Based on the number of projects displayed here, one would be led to think that spinners are the majority. But then, it's really hard to turn out a flat project after dinner one evening!
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Lakeport NY and/or the nearest hotel
    flatlander for now, but I'm on the cusp of the abyss as well...

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Flatlander. I turn out about 2 - 3 serious pieces a year.
    Last edited by glenn bradley; 11-02-2007 at 08:56 PM.
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    - Arthur C. Clarke

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Hi, my name is Stu and I'm a turner..............

    Yep, I guess I'd say the majority of my work is turning right now, but really, the thing is, I like to turn, but, I also enjoy doing flatwork.

    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Hi Stu! I'm a turner too! It has been almost 11 months since my last flatwork project! Remember admitting you have a problem is the first step....then again who wants to recover from this addiction!

    The LOML is looking for 12 step program for me though!
    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. -Henry David Thoreau
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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway
    When I walk into the shop, if I have my druthers, I'll turn something. But it's always a mitigated and rushed joy, since I'm often wracked with guilt. You see, Doorlink wants (and needs) a lot of flat and trim work done, along with a thousand other things. So anytime I'm having fun turning is time I should be spending doing other stuff...



  8. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Alpharetta GA ( Metro Atlanta)
    Once you go round, you never come back.

    I am staying flat for a while.... Too many things in my head that I want to make. Round would just get me distracted.....

  9. #9
    Right now......sorta flatwork 100% ...trying to finish the shop.....

    The rest of the time it kinda depends on what SWMBO wants done....

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Over 80% round stuff for me these days, although last night I did use the tablesaw and router table on some flat stuff.
    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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