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Old 03-21-2013, 08:02 AM   #2159
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Sounds good, let's go!
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Originally Posted by beerguy View Post
J.R.R. Tolkien from Silmarillion:

But the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making,
and in the thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery;
wherefore he gives and hoards not, and is free from care,
passing ever on to some new work.

i think about this on every new woodworking project, but it seems to fit your trip. John.
Hi Beerguy,

I agree completely. I enjoy making beautiful things for other people. Whether it's building a stone fireplace or yesterday removing all the pictures in Al's Pub and putting dozens of them all back up with more motorcycles
in an esthetically pleasing collage:

or painting diagonal stripes of the Irish flag on the outside of the pub (not that easy on rough stucco):

or writing a ride report. I enjoy doing my best and standing back and viewing the work before moving on to the next project.

I imagine you are much the same.

Juan Decorador
South America and back on a 250 Super Sherpa Minimalist Adventure
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