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Sam29/04/2010 21:37:09
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   Right I have a few questions here , Answer them honestly and see if you agree with me .

Why is it that ....

1) No matter how much room you have in your workshop , you always want/need more .
2) What ever wood you have in stock , you never have enough or the size needed

3) No matter how much you sharpen your chisel , you will always find a buried staple 

4) no matter what tools you have you still try and convince the financial director you need one more to do the job she wants done .

5) when you just get the layout in your workshop right , you buy a new power tool and you go and arrange it all over again .
6) no matter how many power points you have , it's never enough .
7) the super speedy setting glue you bought  , is never quick enough .
8) When finishing of a intricate turning the chisel always bites and trashes the piece
9) No matter how well you plan the cutting list you always waste loads .
10) you can never find a tape measure even though you own 3 .
11) you always have plenty of 5 amp fuses but no spare 13 amp fuses
12) You always forget to mark where you put the biscuit joints and cut right through them .
13) that you dont have a kettle in the workshop LOL
Hope this puts a smile on your face , and add some if know of any . 
Kind regards Sam
Mailee29/04/2010 21:54:01
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Thank goodness! and I thought it was only me who did things like that. LOL.
dennis wake29/04/2010 22:23:23
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all i can say is yes to all and probably more.
     another one for me is what ever amount of time you put the tools down 3 sec later you canot find them.
     and no matter how ment pencils you have you canot find them.
Big Al30/04/2010 05:08:42
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Only 3 tape measures! I own quite a few more than that and I can never find one, lol.
Yes it did put a smile on my face, mainly because I now know that its not just me.
Julian30/04/2010 13:13:38
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Item 10) I have about a doz and can never find one.
Item11) I always keep a 6" nail for this very reason
Item 2) Good reason for a wood burner in the shop.
Item 1) This week ends work; a good sort out
Kevin Nairn 230/04/2010 14:02:13
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In a workshop or office, you can never have enough flat surfaces to put things on!
Never enough clamps!
Never finish clearing away/tidying up!
Never have enough scres/nails of the size you want!
Sparky30/04/2010 14:30:51
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LOL. Nice one Sam..
I bet there are plenty more to add to the list.
Ron Davis30/04/2010 20:44:09
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I am with Dennis, how a tool can dissapear and reappear the other side of the work shop is a mystery to me
And when your mates turn up the place is in a mess, well more than usual
jay 130/04/2010 21:05:21
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do you ever notice no mater how many clamps you have you never have enough of the right size Oh and i beleave in the tape fairy i must have 10 tapes and can never find one when i need one
steve h01/05/2010 07:59:02
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I like item 4 Sam - I think the FD (SWMBO) is now extremely weary of my constant - "I could really do with that-----------"
My other headache is pencils, by the end of each evening I could have 5 or 6 pencils out and none of them turn up, until  I start clearing up!
Alan T.02/05/2010 09:26:46
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It's called Sod's law.  Alan T.
arryB17/06/2010 23:59:33
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I am suprised
If I can't find anything (by that I mean 'all things') - it's always the same reaction because I know WHY it is.   Reaction?
                            NOW!           what the hells she done with that? ***_+_*****--****/"+/
Oddjob18/06/2010 08:32:46
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I always know where everything is.................It's where I put it, but can I remember where I put it?  Of course not!
sad sam18/06/2010 17:54:51
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one you missed is glasses i go to the pound shop for them because i have them all over the place by the time ive found them ive forgot what i wanted them for

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