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
How does one cope with being alone during the holidays. My parents live in Florida. Close relatives are either dead or living several states away. The dream of having a family of my own is dead (S.O. doesn't want kids). It's so exhausting trying to meet strangers and trying to assemble a "family" out of them. See More
"The best thing to do if you're interested in Freemasonry: visit your state's grand lodge website, for example, grandlodgeoftexas.org. They will help find a lodge that is close to you. Go visit the lodge and ask for a petition after you get…"
"Virtual Lodges are what we would call "Clandestine". No regular mason would then be able to discuss masonry on the square with you if you were a clandestine mason.
Furthermore, just be careful of stuff on the Internet. The virtual lodges…"