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April 13, 2005

Frame and Fortune

Windows_in_south_wall_exterior_viewProgress (sort of) on the writing studio.  Pray that I will write better than I frame.

I asked myself how I was enjoying framing.   The answer was impolite.  Here are some key points you should know before starting a framing project:

      • Framing requires math.
      • If your math is more 'intuitive' than strictly accurate, let someone else do the measuring.
      • When you've just cut four boards in a row and they're all too short, consider yourself lucky to get sent to the hardware store to buy more lumber.
      • After a day of framing, liquor is not a luxury, it's essential.


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  • It’s never too late to be who you might have been. - George Eliot (1819-1880)
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