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
"ABC (association of building contractor) might have some resources. I know a local electrcian that I frequently work with will hire on some guys and then pay for their apprenticeship while working for them."
"To be fair, even when it was more easily accessed, a big part of that is due to NING's terrible architecture. In that respect, it's not different than what you have to do when you walk away for a bit and it falls off the activity…"
A group dedicated to the life struggles of men. Disease, abuse, mental illness, a broken ceiling tile could be among the topics. Here men can discuss their scars and provide insight as to how they overcame, or continue to overcome, their struggles.See More
"That's kind of cheap criticism. Any piece of writing could be said to be for an audience of people like-minded to the author. Playing on stereotypes about the Bay area and the prejudices of many members here is in fact just writing for fellow…"