Bio of Ted Rudie
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"When you start breaking tools it's past the time to call it a day and regroup."


"When you get tired take a break before you break something."


"It's all theory until you start cutting."


"Its not fixed until it is tested."


"Tax the rich, fix the infrastructure and put every one to work."

"It always seems to take me longer to do something when I am in a hurry.  I usually have to do things twice." - Ted Rudie

"It is much easer to cut a little more off than to put any back." -Unknown

"Do it right or don't do it" - J. Webster Lowekamp

"If something is wrong fix it if you can, but train your self not to worry.  Worry never fixes anything." - Marry Hemingway

"20% of life is showing up, 60% is following directions, the other 20% is rolling with the punches." - Ted Rudie

Sand paper: "It's not the size of the grit as much as what the grit is made of, and how you use it." - Ted Rudie

"It is amazing for me to see what my fellow turners can do with logs that might have been used as firewood." - Ted Rudie

"The only dumb question is the one you did not ask" -Unknown

"If you want it with you when you get there bring it with you."  -Derived from Rodgers Rangers

"You will get farther in life using finesse rather than brute force" -unknown

"If I could have only 1 turning tool it would be a bowl gouge"  -Joe Dickey




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