- From: Larry Jaques <ljaques@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 11:07:51 -0800
On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 11:11:59 -0500, Greg Guarino <gdguarino@xxxxxxxxx>
On 11/11/2011 12:50 PM, Larry Jaques wrote:
I've gotta stop reading this group...:)
Speaking of reading this group, Flickr (the photo hosting site) tells me
that the block of 2x4 screwed into my bench has been viewed 129 times.
There must be a lot of lurkers here. Either that, or some of you must
be coming back to that "masterpiece" over and over again. :)
129 views puts it in 33rd place among my 1400 photos (another hobby),
comfortably ahead of some much nicer compositions.
You've entered <cue music> The YouTube Zone.
Getting expensive on this slippery slope, is it? Yeah, but we knew
that when we started.:)
Well, expensive is the one thing I need to prevent. I've got an almost
college-age offspring and am coming off a pretty expensive year, for
reasons I won't elaborate on online.
Well, don't skimp on wood. Buy hardwood, not soft. Pineywood's for
But with some advice and a bit of home-grown cleverness, I find I can
still have some fun and get decent results. If I make some sort of peg
board support, you can bet it will largely involve scrap wood, with
which I am plentifully supplied. The "gotta stop reading this group"
sentiment is about having more ideas than I have time to implement.
Thanks for bringing me back to the Neander side of the Force, Greg.
I need to use Normite stuff for clients most of the time.
I'm at the Homo Erectus stage at best, which seems oddly appropriate.
Wood gives you a woodie?
That's the thing about needs. Sometimes, when you get them met,
you don't need them anymore. -- Michael Patrick King
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