Monthly Book Giveaway - January 2023

You know you're a woodworker, when ...

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Let’s have some fun with a classic one.

Martin Sojka, Maker of Craftisian

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When someone says" Norm? Or Roy?" And you go “ROY!” ?

My Woodshop is my happy place? trimandcraft.ca https://www.facebook.com/Trimandcraft

… your doctor uses dendrochronology to find out how old you are.

Remember to be Inspired!

when you refer to the fuel level in your vehicle in 16ths and 32nds….

Even your underwear has wood chips in it.

CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Whenever you blow your nose saw dust comes out.

CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Your overalls have a tape measure, safety glasses, ear plugs, and a carpenters pencil in the front pockets.

CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

……..the only fiber in your diet is the sawdust you swallow.

Jack

You use you cut offs for the smoker

Jeff Vandenberg aka "Woodsconsin"

you have no waste in your shop because your going to use every last piece for a project someday.

Daba

when you run your fingers under the top of every furniture you see

Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

Every time you see a piece of wood on the side of the road you point it out to your wife and then debate in your head if you should go back and pick it up.

You cut you finger and wipe off the chisel first.

When you visit a friend and they show you an antique table, you crawl under it to see how was built.

Bondo Gaposis

When people, and the friends they bring with them, want to give you money for the projects you do.

MontanaBob

When someone says “That’s really nice” and you say “Yeah but this part isn’t quite right, next time I’ll….”

When you say i could build that better than the big box stores.

Jeff Vandenberg aka "Woodsconsin"

I love it. My darling wife just read them and said"yup". “I can relate to that”. Lmao. ?

My Woodshop is my happy place? trimandcraft.ca https://www.facebook.com/Trimandcraft

You experience regular hearing loss from wood dust.

steve66

The seats in your car are covered in wood dust. My white leather seats have a reddish tone. "Mahogany "

Daba

You develop a bone infection in your finger from an old wood splinter that takes a pic line into your heart to deliver antibiotics to heal it. I’ve actually gone through this! Took almost 8 months. Alternative was cut it off. No kidding. All better now though.

Dan Gagner, Craftsman on the lake. The lake is calm, the wife is understanding, the wood is dry. What more is there...