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being a good woodworker is covering up your mistakes though. If i did that, and there wasnt an option to just recut a new board (lets say it was 12 inch wide, 12/4 walnut or something very expensive, id either glue up a 1/8th accent strip on either end of the board, making it a design highlight, or just do a 1/8th glueup from the cutoff and grain match it best possible. Walnut is wide grain, so i bet you could get away with it for a 1/8th section and not have it be noticeable unlike some of the more grain heavy woods.

All that said, id only do those things for myself. If a customer paid for a design, and this dude fucked it up, replace the wood, eat the cost, and give the customer what they deserve
 
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I'm on some site and some guy says he miscut "an expensive walnut board" 1/4" short due to a flexing saw blade, because it was hot. What an f'n excuse. Blaming the poor tools. I gave him shit.
My shop is un-air conditioned and my saw blades have never "flexed"
If he cut it 1/4" short be a man and admit it instead of making up bullshit
 
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My shop is un-air conditioned and my saw blades have never "flexed"
If he cut it 1/4" short be a man and admit it instead of making up bullshit
No shit. When I was toolmaker they might fire your ass the first time(ok, 1 warning, maybe) around if you made say 11 parts correctly but #12 had an area that was .001" out of spec. and you tried to pass it. You knew it, you checked every piece on your surface plate or with your mics - inspector might not. Better to fess up than have the customer find it. Possibly worse is the asshole who attacks the tool after THEY fuck up. I watched this temperamental asshole throw a $12-15k fixture on the floor. Then I watched them check out his toolbox. :rolleyes: *Fixture was just scuffed - I was trained to that dudes job immediatly. :fly:
 

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Dawn of the final day
The asshole floor guys "should" be done today
They lost half a day because their van broke down, and one of the crew quit so it was down to two guys
Their work has been excellent so far otherwise I would have bounced the dumbasses already
They did manage to get my office done, so I was able to put my stereo together last night which took some of the edge off my anger
So my weekend will be spent re-assembling/cleaning the rest of my house
fun!
 
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Dawn of the final day
The asshole floor guys "should" be done today
They lost half a day because their van broke down, and one of the crew quit so it was down to two guys
Their work has been excellent so far otherwise I would have bounced the dumbasses already
They did manage to get my office done, so I was able to put my stereo together last night which took some of the edge off my anger
So my weekend will be spent re-assembling/cleaning the rest of my house
fun!
Worst haiku ever.
 

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Eh, it only gets installed once. I'd cut em some slack if as you say the actual work is excellent, if not at top speed.
 

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Dawn of the final day
The asshole floor guys "should" be done today
They lost half a day because their van broke down, and one of the crew quit so it was down to two guys
Their work has been excellent so far otherwise I would have bounced the dumbasses already
They did manage to get my office done, so I was able to put my stereo together last night which took some of the edge off my anger
So my weekend will be spent re-assembling/cleaning the rest of my house
fun!
Pics shithead
 
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Speaking of music syncing with stuff, I heard that In A Gadda Da Vida syncs with The Battle of Midway.

It’s on Netflix and I may try it later since the sound is so bad it’s unwatchable.
 

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Oh yeah, you trust other people with your data. I forgot.

MyQ has an openhab binding, but I only have that open on my local network, since I don't need Jimmy the Russian to be fadoodling with my light switches over the internet.
Jimmy the russian doesnt give a shit about your light switches. You're not that important
 
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