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arkansaspiper

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PostSubject: Messed up a pipe    Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:08 am

I was working on my copper pipe it was beautiful...... then as I was drilling out the tennon hole (spelling) I drilling threw it a stupid stupid mistake on my part. It was a math error and I get to start over tomorrow. I have the set in my head how it's supposed to look into just am haveing trouble putting it into wood. Frustrated!!!!!
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Eric Furgeson

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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:12 pm

As an old hand at wood working. All I can say is remember if it feels like your having to force the wood into where you want it to go. Your overlooking something. Step back take a few breaths shake off the frustration and approach it with a clear head. You can never put any thing into the wood only bring out what is already in there. Best of luck and remember relax and work "with" the wood.
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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:43 pm

Thank you I needed that
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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:15 pm

My pleasure.  I thought you might. Even the best get frustrated from time to time. For me I have found the closer I am to being finished the more I rush in excitement and that is when I will mess things up. That is why I never finish a project until I have slept on the and can come at it fresh and calmly. This allowes me to go over it in my head and organize the steps I have left and recheck everything I have done up to that point. Best rule of thumb is always save you finish work for the first part of the day. Than your never rushed or tired or stressed from the day.
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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:51 pm

Eric Furgeson wrote:
My pleasure.  I thought you might. Even the best get frustrated from time to time. For me I have found the closer I am to being finished the more I rush in excitement and that is when I will mess things up. That is why I never finish a project until I have slept on the and can come at it fresh and calmly. This allowes me to go over it in my head and organize the steps I have left and recheck everything I have done up to that point. Best rule of thumb is always save you finish work for the first part of the day. Than your never rushed or tired or stressed from the day.

Word to the Mother...........
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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:31 pm

arkansaspiper wrote:
then as I was drilling out the tennon hole (spelling)

....spelt m-o-r-t--i-s-e..

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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:30 pm

Thank you for makeing it so simple to learn a new word
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PostSubject: Re: Messed up a pipe    Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:37 pm

I did get a load of pecan wood from a pecan farmer friend of mine. I have never done a pipe out of pecan but it's really nice looking wood and hope it turns out
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