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Question Of The Week... ( 2018 week 18)

Discussion in 'Contests, Swaps, Giveaways, Member Meetups etc.' started by ripjack13, Apr 29, 2018.

  1. ripjack13

    ripjack13 ɹǝʇɹɐqpooʍ Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator Full Member Thread Starter

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    What is one thing you dislike the most about woodworking?








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    Leprechauns, primates, woodticks, miss-placed texans, and wood lovers are welcome to post an answer.
    But who cares, no ones reads the rules anyhow....
     
  2. barry richardson

    barry richardson Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    The dust, wearing a mask is a drag.....
     
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    steve bellinger Member Full Member

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    Cleaning up the mess lol
     
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  4. Tony

    Tony Hardwood Enthusiast Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    The mess. I'm not the neatest nor the most organized person and it is painfully obvious in my Shop.
     
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  5. Ray D

    Ray D Member Full Member

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    This is definitely it for me.
     
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  6. Chris Geeo

    Chris Geeo Member Full Member

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    Cleaning up and reorganizing everything. I have a very small shop so it gets cluttered and impossible to move around in pretty quick.
     
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  7. Mike1950

    Mike1950 Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    Not having enough wood. :blush::hi:Ta hell with the mess is what i have decided, just buy darker glasses.:cool:
     
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  8. woodtickgreg

    woodtickgreg scroll, flat, spin Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator Founding Member Full Member

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    Cleaning the shop!!! And then sanding somewhat, I just don't like spending the time to sand properly, once I get started on it I get in the zone and just do it and then it's not so bad.
     
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  9. FranklinWorkshops

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    While I agree with all of these responses, what I dislike the most are casual acquaintances thinking that I’m just delighted when they ask me to repair one of their pieces of trash furniture.
     
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  10. rocky1

    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Really??? :rofl:
     
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    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Not having enough time to play!
     
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    Nature Man Member Full Member

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    Sensitivities to wood and dust. Chuck
     
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  13. Lou Currier

    Lou Currier Member Full Member

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    Finding that tool that I just had moments ago and seems to have disappeared now :mad:
     
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    Sanding ... I used to have minions to sand ... now it's just me ... and I hate it ..
     
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    The mess doesn't bother me badly, but the lack of work space is kinda rough.
    I don't mind the dust, heck it covers up for the shower I missed a week ago.
    I'd have to say getting the time to do anything would be my biggest hang-up.
     
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  16. David Hill

    David Hill I collect & use Texas woods---but prefer Mesquite. Full Member

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    A few thoughts on this:
    I’d have to say clean-up is what I dislike most. I usually let shavings be the antishock part of my floor— even though I have thick rubber mats around my machines— until I start sneezing.
    As far as tidying up— I keep the most used tools, finishes, etc in easy reach— seems to upset some neatniks. Yeah it occasionally looks like chaos, but I’m happy.
    I’ve been told that “A clean desk is a sign of a diseased mind (— don’t come look at mine), so I’ve expanded that to include one’s shop. There ya go @Tony — no shame!
    Of course the other is NOT having enough shop time. Have to work so that’s not changing, and swmbo seems to come up with stuff at the most inopportune time that have to be done now. Can’t complain much— lets me buy tools when I show a need (am blessed that way)
     
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  17. Tclem

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    The fact that I don’t have any wood
     
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    I am working on my problem again today.
    Walnut

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