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Top 10 Unavoidable Truths of Woodworking

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1 hour ago, HandyDan said:

There should be a number 11.

Don't stick you finger in it or under it.

Dan

Or through it.

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1 hour ago, HandyDan said:

There should be a number 11.

Don't stick you finger in it or under it.

Dan

That would be a Ralph Jones quote (paraphrased)

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I agree with them all but have to say "clean" to a turner is kind of a relative thing :)

 

Steve

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One other unavoidable truth....The Law of Murphy will always apply.....

 

 

There was another quote I've seen around.  

 

"If you think it can not be done, do not interrupt the fellow that is doing it"  

 

A Long time ago, from someone named "Fatroman"  over on "Knots" 

Edited by steven newman (see edit history)

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Three laws of plumbing:

 

  1. Hot on the left; cold on the right
  2. Poop goes down; stink goes up
  3. Don't chew your fingernails

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Well Stick I guess you are going to have to write a book . Like Buck you are waxing poetic and with all the references you have it should be easy.

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Hah.  Ran across this on a piece of paper in my shop this week.   Printed it off years ago.

 

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On ‎8‎/‎22‎/‎2016 at 3:58 PM, Steve Krumanaker said:

I agree with them all but have to say "clean" to a turner is kind of a relative thing :)

 

Steve

 

Turning has a way of diminishing any cleaning traits one may have had before he tried turning.

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"that's not a mistake....that's a design change.."

 

"Plan?   PLAN?    We don't need no schtinking  plan..." 

 

" I always have Plan, they don't always work, but I always have Plan"   B. Badinov

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Plans are made to be changed. After plans are only and idea and sometime we see the light (opps) and there is a better way to get there.

 

One more rule #13 if it don't feel right stop and look it may be wrong

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...let's not forget  "if it ain't broke, don't fix it till it is"...

 

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Just because you can doesn't mean you should (or want to)

 

 

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why not???

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4 hours ago, Stick486 said:

why not???

I have too much other (useful) stuff that needs done.

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4 hours ago, kmealy said:

I have too much other (useful) stuff that needs done.

 

What could be more important than having all that fun.  That guy has more ideas and the brains to work them out than anyone else I can think of.

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