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    How much time do you spend in the shop
    35
    Few hrs a week
    17.14%
    6
    10- 20 hrs week
    25.71%
    9
    most of the time
    2.86%
    1
    just on weekends
    5.71%
    2
    nothing planned just when i can
    40.00%
    14
    too much....just ask the boss
    8.57%
    3
    Pete Ripaldi

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  • #2
    howdy

    Just curious, no need to make comment if you dont want to ....

    JUST VOTE ......sorry my meds havnt kicked in yet......


    Most of my time is just on weekends, every once in a while i might get time durning the week...............pete
    Pete Ripaldi

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    • #3
      thanks to all that replied......interesting ..........pete
      Pete Ripaldi

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      • #4
        Lots o cuttin'

        I try to get out there every day for an hour or 2. For the entire weekend I like to get at least 8 - 10 hours. Now if I could just retire.....

        -Bill
        -Bill

        My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut

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        • #5
          Depends on the mood,

          Right now, I have no space and feel confined. I don't like it and spend less time.

          Soon, hopefully, I will have more space and will get to enjoy it more. (To be continued)

          Regards,
          Marcel
          http://marleb.com
          DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

          NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

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          • #6
            Nothing planned just when I can
            Stu
            So many hobbies, so little time

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            • #7
              try to get out there at least a lil bit every day , then more on my days off

              Charlie,
              Charlie
              "Everything Happens for a Reason"
              Craftsman 18in. 21609

              http://wolfmooncreations.weebly.com

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              • #8
                I generally try and get in at least 2 hours a day weekdays then Saturday I'll spend upwards of 6 or 7 hours then Sunday go to Church most of the day been an off week for me as my Dad just went throught quadruple by-pass this past week and man am I backed up
                Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788

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                • #9
                  Shop Time

                  During the summer months I'm lucky to get in the shop once a month. I do a lot of design work out at the camp in the summer and then spend about 6 hours a day in the shop in the winter cutting and staining what I've drawn. I was able to spend a few days in the shop this past week because we had to be home due to an illness in my girlfriends family. I do miss my saw in the summer!!!!
                  If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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                  • #10
                    I normally spend 20 - 30 hours a week in the shop plus another 5 or so designing so you didn't have my choice listed there. It gets worse when I have a show coming up, I've put 35 - 40 hours in over a weekend getting ready (I work a regular job as well).
                    Kevin
                    Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                    Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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                    • #11
                      for me Pete. I wish i could spend more time, but my hand wont let me scroll as much as i would like, but then when i have a project, poor hubby, ask me if i am ever comeing in I'll put a roast in the crock pot, and he is lucky if he sees me for days. I have many hobbys, but this one holds my attention most the time. the only thing that holds me back sometime is my hand, after many hours of cutting, then i just have to stop. or die. LOL. sometimes i have to wait for my wood, and then mill it, then try to keep it from warping, then it is wood-loc time, and then the waiting again. I have many projects i wish i could do befor my time here is gone, and i get obsessed with them. I wish I would have had a saw in my younger days, but now i am old, and i have to do what i can do while i can. when i am not scrolling, or gardoning, I am in here talking about scrolling. now i am trying to break a filly, got on here last night for the first time. what a sweetie. now that might hold me up alittle on my scrolling. we are trying to get are horses ready for packing next year. and i am excited for that too. sooooo, I think I should start scrolling at night. poor hubby. but then he is a woodworker too. Evie

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Daryl185
                        I generally try and get in at least 2 hours a day weekdays then Saturday I'll spend upwards of 6 or 7 hours then Sunday go to Church most of the day been an off week for me as my Dad just went throught quadruple by-pass this past week and man am I backed up
                        Daryl, I am so sorry to here your Dad is going through the quadruple by-pass. Wow. I will say a big long preyer for him and your family. hope you ;know we are all with you, and cair about what you are going through. keep your chen up. your friend Evie

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                        • #13
                          thank you so very much Evie all prayers are greatly appreciated GOD sure has been busy answering them all, Dad came home early today and he is doing great
                          Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Daryl185
                            thank you so very much Evie all prayers are greatly appreciated GOD sure has been busy answering them all, Dad came home early today and he is doing great
                            thats great news Daryl. he is in for some healing, but with all the preys we are all doing, he will be up and going in no time. you just keep doing what your doing, and we will all be with you. Your friend and family. Evie

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                            • #15
                              I try to go every chance I get so it depends on what is happening or if I take a sick day and the only medicine to get better fast is shop time, or what I'm working on, or how tired I am so I would think the average is 6 hours a week.

                              Eric

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