Hi guys, I've been coming on AOM for about a year or so and only recently starting coming on the forum more often, so I thought now might be a good time to ask for some advice.I'll be 22 years old…Continue
"Thanks for the replies & advice guys. Definitely some stuff to take into account and keep in mind. The best thing I do I s'pose is just go for it, give it my all, and hope for the best. Thanks again."
"My first thought was, "Jump in!"
But, to flesh it out, I would say that the best way to learn it to do it. I would not suggest quitting a job right away, but start a few projects that will challenge you, and, if you do it well, could…"
"Speaking as someone who failed at this, I wish you luck. I can give you a few observations based on my own mstakes:
1: Job number one is sales. You may become an excellent craftsman, but if you have no sales you will be dead. …"
"For a man on a budget, I'd recommend thrift stores. You just have to get over the stigma that comes with shopping at a thrift store. I've been shopping at thrift stores for years and it's very rare that I'll actually update my…"
Hi guys, I've been coming on AOM for about a year or so and only recently starting coming on the forum more often, so I thought now might be a good time to ask for some advice.I'll be 22 years old this summer, I've worked a lot of different jobs over the years, been working since I was 15 and I've done it all, customer service, landscaping, plumbing, construction, etc. I FINALLY decided that for a career I really think I'd like to get into wood-working, it was a course I really enjoyed in High…See More
"It is interesting, on a sociological level, how we humans attempt to quantify something that is subjective: we feel the need to have a law to protect those who are too immature to handle "adult matters," but we have no means of assessing…"
"At least the professional sommeliers and wine-makers I've met have been honest. They all had the same recommendations: 1. Don't buy a wine because an expert says you should like it; buy it because you like it. 2. Don't judge a wine by…"
"I like this guy. And, I don't even drink beer.
I've long figured most armchair wine connoisseurs can't really tell the difference between a $20 bottle and a $200 bottle. Snobbery is usually more about impressing people…"
""I love beer. I love trying new beer. My fiance and I always go to small breweries whenever we get the chance (they're ubiquitous in New England). And after trying so many beers, I find that I am enjoying the simple, predictable…"
"If that case happened in Canada 15 years ago, there'd be no crime. If it happened today, there'd be a crime. If it happened today but the kid was 16 instead of 15, there'd be no crime. If it happened today and the kid was 16 but the…"