Woodwork humour

| September 8, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. Your kids ask you everywhere you go, “could you make that dad?” (kinda cool trait to have, huh!). 2. You sit in a pew at church and try to calculate the board feet needed to make a pew and then to make all the pews. 3. Your snot […]

Woodwork humour

| September 6, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You drop a chisel and as you catch it, by the blade of course, you think three things; (1) “thank God I didn’t chip the blade”, (2) “at least I didn’t bleed on this work” and (3) “wow, that cut is so clean I won’t even need stitches”!! […]

Woodwork humour

| September 2, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You save every piece of wood over 1 foot. (and every other piece too) 2. the wood in your shop starts to talk to you. Or any wood starts to talk to you. Some people call that crazy, I call it Artistic Genius. 3. You’ve got your wife […]

Woodwork humour

| August 30, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You make your own tooth picks 2.You quit a good paying, easy job, with a climate controlled environment, with vacation time, 401(K), sick pay, bereavement pay, and a company car, just so you can work hard for 10-12 hours a day, 6 days a week, sweating in a […]

Woodwork humour

| August 27, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. It’s easier/faster to pick up a new speed square, tape measure, pencil, etc…. next time you go out, than to find yours , even though you “just had it.” 2. You were temporarily excited…. then confused when you overheard co-workers (at the office) talk about picking up wireless […]

Woodwork humour

| August 25, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. every time you get a new tool, you re-read through all your back issues of Wood, Fine Woodworking, etc… to check out all those projects you can do now. 2. You spend your last $20.00 on a board just because it’s “purdy”. 3. You are so proud of […]

Woodwork humour

| August 22, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if: 1. You love the smell of sawdust in the morning. 2. You turn your spare bedroom into a shop so you wont have to go outside, or to the garage. Or just so you  can work on projects in your slippers. 3. You ask the neighbor for his used […]

Woodwork humour

| August 19, 2009

You know you’re a woodworker if: 1. Can’t look at a piece of furniture with out crawling under it to see how its built. 2. Your vacation photos are just as likely to contain images of joinery and antique furniture, as beaches, sunsets and your family 3.You carry three bandaids in your shirt pocket everywhere […]