dust stuff #11: Time to get back in the shop

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Blog entry by JoeyG posted 06-20-2012 12:46 AM 1605 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just wanted to say hi and let everyone know I will be beginning new projects soon. The basement flood problem has been fix. New tile floor is done and today I went and picked up a little Oak and Walnut for my next couple of projects. I finished up the floor at the end of last week and have taken this week off to hang out and play with my kids. It’s been a lot of fun, but I am itching to make some saw dust. The first project will be a shadow box for a Air Force Saber. This will be a first for me. I don’t for see any problems. It’s just a wood box with a glass door…. right? LOL

I thought you guys might like to see the floor that keep me out of the shop.

I know that a tile floor isn’t woodworking but it is what has kept me out of the shop and what will get me back in. My wife is happy and our oldest son has enjoyed the space, so that means I get back to the shop and everyone is happy. I was able to get a week off with the deal so that’s a good all the way around. More to come soon. I hope everyone has a great evening.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 06-20-2012 12:53 AM

Looks like you did a nice job on the flooring. I absolutely hate flooring. It’s just slightly above roofing. Enjoy the week off. They are few and far between.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-20-2012 01:44 AM

Good “job” while you were laid back taking it easy. Nothing like an accident to re-arrange life. You did good though and are now free and clear for a while.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 06-20-2012 01:47 AM

Good job on the tile Joey. It turned out great like I knew it would. Laying them diagonally added a level of difficulty, huh? Very nice basement!

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

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#4 posted 06-20-2012 12:27 PM

I feel ya Joey. Nice job on the floor. I just finished putting a suspended ceiling in my basement a few weeks ago. There is always something else popping up that has to be taken care of that will pull us away from the shop. I hope to “get back on the horse” myself soon.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#5 posted 06-20-2012 02:10 PM

Well I have started milling up the rough lumber today. I don’t think I will get very far, it’s already getting hot out. I think I will run these last couple of boards through the planer and then sit down to some ice tea.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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