What a Guy Can Get Done After 4:30 P.M....

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Project by handsmadeforwood posted 09-28-2012 09:51 AM 4960 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, being pressured with leaving for the weekend. I decided today, (Thursday) I would try and make 100 craft kits… 50 Gumball “Machines” Which many of you have seen.. as well as 50 “Finger Basketball” kits. After spending an hour or two running around to various stores picking up the needed materials, I only got started on them at 4:30 P.M.

A few hours later, that same day, I came out with this..

Nothing special… but just thought I would share with you all, for those of you who care! :)

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-28-2012 10:29 AM

Like the motivation. Wish more people were like that. Good job!

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-28-2012 10:34 AM

Hmmmm….. hours in front of mind- numbing television, or making something with your hands?
Kudos to you!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#3 posted 09-28-2012 10:50 AM

I often get into the shop in the

early 3-4am and can get so much

more done then when there is no

one around.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 09-28-2012 01:45 PM

Nice work ,
Now with all that motivation you must want to get something what is it lol
I know when I work like that I need a new toy lol
Good working keep it up .
Take care

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#5 posted 09-28-2012 02:51 PM

What a productive woodworker (and very organized)! Great! Thanks for sharing. This post is very inspiring.



PS: Too bad you can’t get stereo sounds from your radio standing sideways on the shelf! LOL
(couldn’t resist) :-)

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#6 posted 09-28-2012 03:05 PM

Looks like a fun but busy shop time. How about some photos of the finished products?


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#7 posted 09-28-2012 07:36 PM

Wow, those must be good sellers for you. Did you post a blog about the pattern and what they look like finished?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 09-28-2012 09:31 PM

WOW Well done!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#9 posted 09-29-2012 01:39 AM

Lightning fast….wow

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#10 posted 09-29-2012 03:54 PM

wish i was that fast making something. impressive

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#11 posted 10-02-2012 05:41 PM

You sir, are a machine

-- I never finish anyth

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#12 posted 10-04-2012 03:06 AM

That is awesome where did you find plans for the gumball machine

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