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comments (226) June 7th, 2011 in blogs

Tom Tom McKenna, Managing Editor
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I know Rollie loves tools, but...
The best captioin writer wins this sprayer.
I know Rollie loves tools, but... - CLICK TO ENLARGE

I know Rollie loves tools, but...

Photo: Tom McKenna

UPDATE - June 14: Thank you all for the witty comments. It was a tough choice, but I picked the caption by Dzunner (on June 7):

"When Powermatic decided to enter the electric razor market, there were bound to be a few design obstacles."

I'll be shipping out the prize next week.

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Here's another caption contest from FWW. I caught contributing editor Rollie Johnson having "a moment" with a belt sander. Give it your best shot to win a new CommandMax sprayer from Homeright (reviewed in the latest issue of FWW--#220). The winner will be chosen, by me, on June 14.

To get ideas churning, here's Rollie with the first take: "Start your morning with a 60 grit caress."



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Comments (226)

Bull88 Bull88 writes: Rollie decides to earn some extra income by becoming a tester for SawStops newest product in development - SandStop.
Posted: 9:31 pm on June 14th

Tom Tom writes: Thank you all for the witty comments. It was a tough choice, but I picked the caption by Dzunner (on June 7):

"When Powermatic decided to enter the electric razor market, there were bound to be a few design obstacles."

I'll be shipping out the prize next week.
Posted: 7:53 pm on June 14th

TomCollins TomCollins writes: I love the smell of an 80 grit belt in the morning.
Posted: 5:07 pm on June 14th

davper davper writes: Oh! Oh! Ahh! That's the spot! Finally scratched that itch!
Posted: 3:16 pm on June 14th

antknee869 antknee869 writes: The happy couple was married in a quiet ceremony yesterday.
Posted: 2:41 pm on June 14th

mbutts mbutts writes: This thing shaves closer than my Remington!
Posted: 11:47 am on June 14th

Recruiter Recruiter writes: If you listen real close, you can tell when the sander is at peak operating performance.
Posted: 9:09 am on June 14th

pasky pasky writes: What Rollie has jointed together, let no man put asander!
Posted: 6:26 am on June 14th

BobDeen BobDeen writes: #1
Razor? I don't need no steeekin' razor!!

#2
How Real Men shave...

Posted: 7:02 pm on June 13th

Delta_Nut Delta_Nut writes: Definitely 120 grit!
Posted: 6:53 pm on June 13th

Meno11 Meno11 writes: You ought to see what he picks his nose with!
Posted: 6:11 pm on June 13th

Crazyvet66 Crazyvet66 writes: No pills, no cutting just 15 minutes will remove 10 years!
Posted: 5:57 pm on June 13th

popham popham writes: There is nothing like the sound of a finely tuned racing sander
Posted: 5:07 pm on June 13th

Radiopage Radiopage writes: If you hold it up to your ear, you can hear the ocean!!!....or every one of your hairs being pulled from your head from the belt - one of the two...
Posted: 4:36 pm on June 13th

dustcloud dustcloud writes: ...Frustrated with those darn disposable razors? Try this for a really close, dependable shave. You will never be the same! Abrasives available for light and heavy beards...


Posted: 3:45 pm on June 13th

icdb icdb writes: (with apologies to the Chordettes)

Mr. Sandman, bring me a belt
Make it the smoothest that I've ever felt
I'll need two belts, one coarse and one finer
To make my sanding chores a good deal lighter

Sandman, I'm so alone
Don't have a sandbelt to call my own
Change these cards that I've been dealt,
Mr. Sandman, bring me a belt.


Posted: 2:55 pm on June 13th

supersteve supersteve writes: Ah!!! Nothing like a finely tuned Belt Sander in the Morning!
Posted: 2:22 pm on June 13th

KenFitz KenFitz writes: "not by the hair of my chinny chin chin"
Posted: 2:09 pm on June 13th

BrightWood_Design BrightWood_Design writes: In this month's issue – Sanding Master Rollie Johnson shows us his trick for determining the right grit for the job. Look forward to next month when Rollie discusses the importance of unplugging tools for adjustment and the proper use of a styptic pencil.
Posted: 1:01 pm on June 13th

thecount thecount writes: Sanding stubble close and clean, takes practice and a fine machine.
Posted: 12:06 pm on June 13th

thecount thecount writes:
Posted: 11:56 am on June 13th

jvelez jvelez writes: nothing but a nice shave with 80 grit for a baby but skin... my wife loves it, so do I.
Posted: 11:00 am on June 13th

chefpman chefpman writes: Derm abrasion therapy: your home shop salon could not be better utilized!
Posted: 9:42 am on June 13th

princefam1 princefam1 writes: Acne? I don't have ACNE!
Posted: 8:52 am on June 13th

morewood morewood writes: now that's the close shave i,ve been searching for. and to think it's been here all along.
Posted: 8:48 am on June 13th

flesheaters flesheaters writes: Having glued his eyes shut, Rollie reached for what he thought was his emergency eyewash station. He was about to find out just how much worse this day could be.
Posted: 8:15 am on June 13th

donolee donolee writes: After a long night of inhaling lacquer fumes, Rollie thought it would be ok to let his pet kitty lick his chin.
Posted: 8:11 am on June 13th

pmsimpson pmsimpson writes: Soothe me, smooth me!
Posted: 7:52 am on June 13th

Shavingsandsawdust Shavingsandsawdust writes: "Who needs a chemical peel when I can get the best in dermal abrasion with this."
Posted: 7:51 am on June 13th

toolman153 toolman153 writes: Oh wow this 220 grit sandpaper is just right for removing my stubble and giving me baby soft skin!
Posted: 6:22 am on June 13th

quattro quattro writes: Today on "As the Arbor Turns", the truth behind Rollie's boyish complexion is revealed.
Posted: 2:51 am on June 13th

Rikion Rikion writes: Hmmm...I wonder of this sander has automatic belt stop if it senses human skin?
Posted: 10:11 pm on June 12th

Mikito Mikito writes:
There once was a writer none grander,
Than this man who loved his belt sander.
He thought with a grin,
As it rolled up his chin,
I'll soon be known by my kin as Rolander.
Posted: 8:43 pm on June 12th

Timfsmith Timfsmith writes:
Posted: 8:43 pm on June 12th

Timfsmith Timfsmith writes: Forget Norelco,this is the smoothest shave ever!Now,for a splash of Old Spice to clean off the sawdust...
Posted: 8:41 pm on June 12th

RYeagley RYeagley writes: Ahh, A face only 80 grit could love!

or

And the wife wanted me to use Nair, yeah right!
Posted: 8:07 pm on June 12th

ww9911 ww9911 writes: Looks like he'll get a close shave and meet his insurance deductible in one convenient tool!
Posted: 7:54 pm on June 12th

yddet yddet writes: Hey Babe, I promise not to remove your belt.
Posted: 7:39 pm on June 12th

noman01 noman01 writes: Hair today...skin tomorrow?
Posted: 7:02 pm on June 12th

donjeffus donjeffus writes: Almost as smooth as a babies bottom!
Posted: 6:41 pm on June 12th

Waklaboutbob72 Waklaboutbob72 writes: Blades! I don't need no stinkin' blades!
Posted: 6:31 pm on June 12th

RenX99 RenX99 writes: Baby Talking Voice: "Who's a good little sander? You are! Yes you are. My Good little sander..."
Posted: 5:51 pm on June 12th

Nagairaj Nagairaj writes: Lets us see, if she still complains about the knubs tonight.
Posted: 5:43 pm on June 12th

ScottHuff ScottHuff writes: Sanding cheek to cheek
Posted: 5:09 pm on June 12th

hockeytownn hockeytownn writes: And gillette fusion said they have the closest most comfortable shave !
Posted: 4:16 pm on June 12th

tacchino tacchino writes: Some guys are always getting into abrasive relationships.
Posted: 3:54 pm on June 12th

nickoftime nickoftime writes: "Come on baby, make it hurt so good
Sometimes love don't feel like it should
You make it hurt so good"
-John Mellencamp
Posted: 3:53 pm on June 12th

loui_ji loui_ji writes: I wonder if this tool has the technology that 'SawStop' uses?
Posted: 3:53 pm on June 12th

loui_ji loui_ji writes: Let's see ... yup! Aluminum oxide.
Posted: 3:52 pm on June 12th

loui_ji loui_ji writes: Now, the best way to check the adjustment...
Posted: 3:51 pm on June 12th

SJR5119 SJR5119 writes: In order to preserve his youthful looks, Rollie performs a face peel.

Posted: 3:08 pm on June 12th

Sandman47 Sandman47 writes: Tired of the cost of blade changes for his block plane, Rollie finally springs for an electric razor.
Posted: 2:53 pm on June 12th

Edinmin Edinmin writes: Easier to tune than a violin.
Posted: 1:39 pm on June 12th

cocopuffed cocopuffed writes: I know Rollie loves tools, but..shaving every morning was bneginning to take is toll on his complexion.
Posted: 10:53 am on June 12th

ww9911 ww9911 writes: "I'm gonna get a close shave and meet my insurance deductible with one convenient tool!"
Posted: 10:52 am on June 12th

sailor68 sailor68 writes: I've tried those others,...but you first is always the best!!!!!
Posted: 10:10 am on June 12th

gilberto52 gilberto52 writes: Check out these new Fine Woodworking Dermatology Instructional videos
Posted: 8:13 am on June 12th

maseman84 maseman84 writes: The sheet said 120 grit, it feels more like 123. Im getting
more for my money.
Posted: 7:40 am on June 12th

gsm627 gsm627 writes: Where you been all my life?
Posted: 2:18 am on June 12th

Rowillia1952 Rowillia1952 writes: There's no place like home; there's no place like home!
Posted: 1:18 am on June 12th

NEMark NEMark writes: Rollie testing the new "Sander Stop".
Posted: 12:12 am on June 12th

JustCallMeHH JustCallMeHH writes: From the movie Greese...

Look at me, I'm SANDRA Dee
Lousy with virginity.
Posted: 11:59 pm on June 11th

MJJoiner MJJoiner writes: As Rollie has demonstrated that putting a little of his own body oil on his burnisher, he is more than happy to try a little check to keep his belts from gumming up!
Posted: 11:24 pm on June 11th

GunnyH GunnyH writes: Nothing like the sound of a well tuned power tool.
Posted: 11:24 pm on June 11th

Darrin_G Darrin_G writes: ...and the Papa belt sander, and the Mama belt sander, and the baby belt sander all lived happily ever after. The End. Goodnight little belt sander.
Posted: 11:21 pm on June 11th

cdbig cdbig writes: our plastic surgeon has the latest in facelift technology...
Posted: 10:51 pm on June 11th

West_Coast_Woodworker West_Coast_Woodworker writes: Man, that was a long night! I'll just rest here for a while.
Posted: 10:50 pm on June 11th

West_Coast_Woodworker West_Coast_Woodworker writes:
Posted: 10:49 pm on June 11th

BrianG BrianG writes: If your beard is particularly stiff, you can keep your sander belts clean at no cost, though the technique can be a bit tricky to master...
Posted: 10:13 pm on June 11th

bill117 bill117 writes: After this, I'll trim my toenails with my Sawzall and I'll be ready for my blind date.
Posted: 10:00 pm on June 11th

Wixom Wixom writes: Shave at work with a belt sander? Now I can sleep in an extra half hour!
Posted: 9:49 pm on June 11th

DanLtheSpanL DanLtheSpanL writes: At this setting you get the sweet aroma of a pine forest in spring. With just a twist of the knob you will be sent to the beach, enjoying the smell of a fresh ocean breeze.
Posted: 9:49 pm on June 11th

Wixom Wixom writes: Purrs like a kitten, but scratches like a lion!
Posted: 9:47 pm on June 11th

bill117 bill117 writes: I can't wait to tackle my nose-hair.
Posted: 9:46 pm on June 11th

Wixom Wixom writes: Most expensive shaver I ever bought, but man, what a close shave! Lasts all month, too!
Posted: 9:45 pm on June 11th

Wixom Wixom writes: Now that's what I call multitasking: sanding wood and shaving face at the same time! Those office workers ain't got nuthin' on me.
Posted: 9:44 pm on June 11th

woodchip3703 woodchip3703 writes: 6" x 48" 100 grit aluminum oxide sanding belt - $9.99

6" belt sander - $699.99

Having the ability to make lots of sawdust - priceless




Posted: 9:29 pm on June 11th

d1947 d1947 writes: Wishing for the beaches of the Bahamas.
Posted: 8:48 pm on June 11th

willieg484 willieg484 writes: Wow, finally no more credit card stubble with this contraption, smooth as a babys butt
Posted: 6:46 pm on June 11th

Bob_with_one_o Bob_with_one_o writes: Power tool virtuso Rollie Johnson is shown playing "Rocky Mountain High" on a belt sander at the recent "Power Tools Rock" concert. According to Johnson, "The melody is easy but keeping the belt on track through all the verses takes real finesse."
Posted: 6:42 pm on June 11th

cajunjimbo cajunjimbo writes: The new way to remove age spots, wrinkles and dry skin. Only $19.95!! Call Now!!!
Posted: 6:17 pm on June 11th

grindog grindog writes: Putting a sander to his face,
was his greatest folly.
Now they call him skinless Rollie.
Burma Sander
Posted: 6:10 pm on June 11th

AZAL AZAL writes:

No roots,no more shaving,how sweet it is.
Posted: 6:05 pm on June 11th

grindog grindog writes: This ain't nothin, you should see my toothbrush!!!
Posted: 5:59 pm on June 11th

youngnsw youngnsw writes: Tuning the built in FM radio to the local station - music while I sand.
Posted: 5:37 pm on June 11th

amaonline amaonline writes: MMMM! I just love play'in with your knobs!
Posted: 5:09 pm on June 11th

Robert39Vaughn Robert39Vaughn writes: I think i've died and gone to heaven.
Posted: 4:53 pm on June 11th

ZeroG_Guy ZeroG_Guy writes: My wife told me to get a facial!
Posted: 4:51 pm on June 11th

blackre3 blackre3 writes: Evolution of the shaver: First there was one blade, then twin blades, then triple blade, but nothing beats 42,000 blades!
Posted: 4:45 pm on June 11th

ira10 ira10 writes: Oh, where have you been all my life
Posted: 4:21 pm on June 11th

SouthernILWoodworker SouthernILWoodworker writes: Introducing the new delta belt sander/electric razor!The worst time to be a tool tester.
Posted: 3:33 pm on June 11th

benjay benjay writes: It's all the rave, try a powershave!
Posted: 3:19 pm on June 11th

MIMarilyn MIMarilyn writes: Chiseled Features was not the look Rollie was going for.
Posted: 3:13 pm on June 11th

MIMarilyn MIMarilyn writes: It's the quiet ones you always have to worry about.
Posted: 3:04 pm on June 11th

Many_Slivers Many_Slivers writes: Though I hate to burn my project.... I can't help but love the smell of freshly toasted wood. Mmmmmmm!
Posted: 2:55 pm on June 11th

Barneytomb Barneytomb writes: I just love my little sandy, yes I do.
Posted: 1:59 pm on June 11th

AlaskanBob AlaskanBob writes: Finally... relief from that mosquito bite!
Posted: 1:59 pm on June 11th

Barneytomb Barneytomb writes: Ahhh, I love the smell for fresh cedar in the morning.
Posted: 1:57 pm on June 11th

Dantork Dantork writes: Sweet Adalox
My Adalox
At night dear heart
For you I ...
Posted: 1:51 pm on June 11th

OhSoWorks OhSoWorks writes: Rollie Johnson, the tool whisperer.
Posted: 1:23 pm on June 11th

tryhard tryhard writes: Smoothest shave ever!
Posted: 1:18 pm on June 11th

icomba icomba writes: I think I'll take a little nap right here seems comfortable.
Posted: 1:17 pm on June 11th

Guitarguy Guitarguy writes: It's like on of my children. It would never hurt me.
Posted: 1:16 pm on June 11th

davidah davidah writes: When the finest shaving is not smooth enough...
Posted: 1:09 pm on June 11th

icomba icomba writes: Oh what a good sander you are, yes you are. yes you are. shes good sander.
Posted: 1:06 pm on June 11th

BarnettSmith BarnettSmith writes: I just love a belt once in a while!
Posted: 12:25 pm on June 11th

uncle_grant uncle_grant writes: Desperate measures for a desperate marriage
Posted: 12:18 pm on June 11th

wookieg wookieg writes: Closest shave yet!
Posted: 12:12 pm on June 11th

kitsopoulos kitsopoulos writes: When the idea of drawing a sharp metal object across your face every morning just doesn't seem right, try this revolutionary new method. Leaves your face as smooth as a baby's board!
Posted: 12:11 pm on June 11th

wendysea wendysea writes: Just you and me baby
Posted: 12:09 pm on June 11th

gary1943 gary1943 writes: Wow, I feel better with that beard off!
Posted: 11:42 am on June 11th

jimi_b jimi_b writes: Rollie took it to heart when told to "wipe that silly grin off his face".
Posted: 11:27 am on June 11th

un4tune8 un4tune8 writes: Presenting my newest invention... the the hands free "Meal-O-Vator". Soon to be found at a restaurant near you.
Posted: 11:21 am on June 11th

sawdust55109 sawdust55109 writes: REAL MEN shave with their favorite sander..
Posted: 11:21 am on June 11th

woodencowboy woodencowboy writes: What's wrong sweetheart! You can talk to Daddy!
Posted: 11:21 am on June 11th

Sawdust31 Sawdust31 writes: I love the smell of sawdust in the morning!
Posted: 11:02 am on June 11th

oldcat69 oldcat69 writes: High "E" above "C", so sweet, let's sand.
Posted: 11:01 am on June 11th

clutions clutions writes: Please, I know I've been working you hard. Just a little bit longer until this project is done and I'll give you a complete refurbish ... Promise!
Posted: 10:56 am on June 11th

thunderdrake thunderdrake writes: When close just isn't enough.

Posted: 10:46 am on June 11th

RajC RajC writes: The tabloids catch internet heartthrob Rollie Johnson canoodling with sweetheart Sander Bullock.
Posted: 10:34 am on June 11th

55chevy 55chevy writes: "For safety reasons, unplug them before hugging your power tools."

OR

"No power tools were injured in the making of this love story."
Posted: 10:27 am on June 11th

55chevy 55chevy writes: "For safety reasons, unplug them before hugging your power tools."


"No power tools were injured in the making of this love story."
Posted: 10:20 am on June 11th

Esko Esko writes: Maybe one day Rollie will share his skin care exfoliating secrets with his wife.
Posted: 10:17 am on June 11th

Ocotillo_Mike Ocotillo_Mike writes: For a really close shave...
Posted: 10:09 am on June 11th

RajC RajC writes: Rollie's sweetheart is a little abrasive. But he never fails to turn her on.
Posted: 10:04 am on June 11th

ArtWD ArtWD writes: Aromatherapy for the woodworker.

or

Wood identification for the visually impaired.
Posted: 10:03 am on June 11th

JBG636 JBG636 writes: AAAH! Bottom notes of walnut and oak, with a hint of tulipwood in the middle, topped off with a little too much box elder!
Posted: 9:53 am on June 11th

RajC RajC writes: Rollie's web of lies unravels. He told his palm sander he was working late.
Posted: 9:50 am on June 11th

jackoheart jackoheart writes: Object Sexuality: is a pronounced emotional and often romantic desire towards developing significant relationships with particular inanimate objects like tools.
Posted: 9:48 am on June 11th

RajC RajC writes: Rollie's been known to have a belt before work.
Posted: 9:42 am on June 11th

nwjerry nwjerry writes: I know things have been a little rough; I promise things are going to go smoother!!!!
Posted: 9:29 am on June 11th

Don48 Don48 writes: Ah,.......music to my ear!
Posted: 9:28 am on June 11th

sailsaway sailsaway writes: The Very Efficient Woodworker demonstrates multitasking: Removing pesky bubble gum stuck to the chin and belt cleaning in one operation.
Posted: 9:25 am on June 11th

jmzlato jmzlato writes: My wife doesn't understand me, but you always do.
Posted: 9:23 am on June 11th

Struwwelpeter Struwwelpeter writes: I'm shaving my whiskers, don't you see.
Posted: 9:20 am on June 11th

BarryBlessing BarryBlessing writes: "The belt whisperer at work."

OR

"John Wayne, take notice -- THIS is True Grit"
Posted: 9:03 am on June 11th

guzziboy guzziboy writes: It's great for the chin but the bikini line?
Posted: 8:59 am on June 11th

steamshovel steamshovel writes: Go ahead I won't tell a soul, I promise.
Posted: 8:49 am on June 11th

wlackner wlackner writes: Diamond-Jaw Johnson demonstrating his technique for truing up the belt sander.
Posted: 8:32 am on June 11th

Pav4890 Pav4890 writes: Eight billion tiny high speed blades are better than one!
Posted: 8:30 am on June 11th

crazyeddie crazyeddie writes: …leaves your skin silky smooth, and somewhere on the shop floor…
Posted: 8:16 am on June 11th

Batts Batts writes: Bob, I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.
Posted: 8:10 am on June 11th

Bassndboat Bassndboat writes: Beauty Is Only Skin Deep.
Posted: 8:08 am on June 11th

Batts Batts writes:
Posted: 8:08 am on June 11th

Lucky_Girl Lucky_Girl writes: Closest shave ever! Come on honey, lets have some fun. It was so worth it.
Posted: 8:06 am on June 11th

carphoneguy carphoneguy writes: For your closest, but not the most comfortable shave ever.
Posted: 8:04 am on June 11th

mcfofky mcfofky writes: ahh, peaceful bliss... between this and the ringing in my ears, I can't hear a word she say's.
Posted: 8:03 am on June 11th

depot54 depot54 writes: Love is a many splended grit.
Posted: 8:00 am on June 11th

dwt dwt writes: Keep your mind on the day not last night!
Posted: 7:58 am on June 11th

mcfofky mcfofky writes: with my eyes closed, I can hear the ocean ..... no, wait, that's her yelling from the kitchen again.
Posted: 7:58 am on June 11th

Brannam Brannam writes: Rollie is testing the sharpness of his sandpaper on his face hairs.

Posted: 7:57 am on June 11th

sbradley3 sbradley3 writes: Use 600 grit for the closest shave.
Posted: 7:31 am on June 11th

caveryiii caveryiii writes: I justified the purchase to my wife by explaining how much we would save in dermabrasion costs.
Posted: 7:22 am on June 11th

Driinc Driinc writes: To quote the owner of Schick razor.
I loved the shave so much, I bought the company.
Posted: 7:05 am on June 11th

MIke300cd MIke300cd writes: Some say you are abrasive, but they just don't know how to turn you on!
Posted: 7:00 am on June 11th

ttouris ttouris writes: Rollie does some fine tuning for his new wooden mask project.

or

After his colleagues told him he wasn't the sharpest tool in the shed, Rollie begins the honing process with a 220 grit belt.
Posted: 6:54 am on June 11th

Greg Scala Greg Scala writes: After lightly dusting his belt sander with Viagra, Rollie had a new friend...
Posted: 6:47 am on June 11th

paulm1 paulm1 writes: Ahhh, I love the smell of sawdust in the Morning.
Posted: 6:45 am on June 11th

WoodenRestorations WoodenRestorations writes: This wart has gotta go!
Posted: 6:36 am on June 11th

Justin_McCurdy Justin_McCurdy writes: I promise, I'll never loan you out to that bad man down the street again.

OR

Something about you is so familiar. I know, you remind me of my first shop teacher, Mr. Griswald.

OR

Man creating a symbiotic relationship with his tools.

OR

So do you come here often?

OR

It's hard lookin' soooo pretty.
Posted: 6:36 am on June 11th

BurgerBill BurgerBill writes: Ahhhh dialed in just right ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
Posted: 6:27 am on June 11th

bgentle bgentle writes: Now that's a close shave!!
Posted: 6:21 am on June 11th

GregoryPaolini GregoryPaolini writes: My Select Comfort Sleep Number is 36 (grit)
Posted: 6:01 am on June 11th

loveww loveww writes: This will FINALLY take care of pesky bumps!!!
Posted: 5:59 am on June 11th

Simont Simont writes: Please don't try this at home!
Posted: 5:45 am on June 11th

aarononeal aarononeal writes: at least I have my safety glasses...
Posted: 4:33 am on June 11th

goriak goriak writes: The best hot-dog conveying belt for my dinner!
Posted: 4:33 am on June 11th

aarononeal aarononeal writes: at least I have my safety glasses...
Posted: 4:31 am on June 11th

goriak goriak writes: Oh, yes, I'll discard my razor!
Posted: 4:29 am on June 11th

dlrooky dlrooky writes: Smooooooooooth as a baby's bottom. You don't get a shave like this unless you use zirconia.

or maybe...

ABRA*-cadabra. The perfect shave.
* Unpaid product endorsement
Posted: 3:19 am on June 11th

Fabuladico Fabuladico writes: Love.....exciting and new
Posted: 2:49 am on June 11th

DougBrun DougBrun writes: Oh my dear sander - how did you like the picture of me in my underwear?
Posted: 8:53 pm on June 10th

prauch prauch writes: Hands and cheek firmly bonded to the sander and eyes glued shut, Rollie still manages a simle after the freak superglue accident.
Posted: 8:45 pm on June 10th

supahdupah supahdupah writes: Darn, over shot a 5 o'clock shadow by 2 hours..
Posted: 8:19 pm on June 10th

ThomasIke ThomasIke writes: Can I get one with a moustache trimmer?
Posted: 6:39 pm on June 10th

jef_keighley jef_keighley writes: Mmmm....I love the smell of burnt skin in the morning!

or

Shave mister? Don't do it! Sand beard away, the beautiful way with grit...G...R...I...T..., grit!
Posted: 6:35 pm on June 10th

Barshfield Barshfield writes: “Scratch and sniff - and open the windows."
Posted: 5:53 pm on June 10th

Barshfield Barshfield writes: “Ahh, woodworking – not the same old grind.”
Posted: 5:52 pm on June 10th

Barshfield Barshfield writes: “One belt in the morning and I’m good for the whole day.”
Posted: 5:51 pm on June 10th

demassie demassie writes: Does my little sander-wannder want a whisker rub?
Posted: 4:21 pm on June 10th

dnorthrup dnorthrup writes: Happy Father's Day to me! Happy Father's Day to me!
Posted: 4:12 pm on June 10th

mjm52 mjm52 writes: Sand by your man. (tool man)
Posted: 3:59 pm on June 10th

kgeorge kgeorge writes: Once I get this smooth, should I use a gel, penetrating, or water-based beard staining product?
Posted: 3:48 pm on June 10th

Gerold Gerold writes: Imagine what I'm saving by not using the ususal cleaning block !!
Posted: 3:54 pm on June 9th

Jamie_MA Jamie_MA writes: "As smooth as a baby's bottom" followed by "Now where did I put that denatured alcohol?"

"Tool Luv"

Cheers,
Jamie
Posted: 3:51 pm on June 9th

1948mike 1948mike writes: How many other sanders is he tweeting to?
Posted: 1:54 pm on June 9th

Xorandnotor Xorandnotor writes: Shaving brushes
You'll soon see 'em
On a shelf
In some museum
Burma-Sander
Posted: 1:47 pm on June 9th

Jerryki Jerryki writes: Fond Memories of my ex wife Hilda.
Posted: 12:06 pm on June 9th

JeffB JeffB writes: My feet are next.
Posted: 8:00 am on June 9th

jverreault jverreault writes: There, there. I won't let that mean old hand tool galoot touch you again. You're mine. All mine.
Posted: 12:28 am on June 9th

routerrat routerrat writes: And this model comes with a built in radio tuner...
Posted: 11:16 pm on June 8th

sadie170 sadie170 writes: I love the smell of fresh sawdust in the moring.
Posted: 7:54 pm on June 8th

deerfielder deerfielder writes: Ahhhh.... The sweet aroma of a fresh belt.
Posted: 7:49 pm on June 8th

mrfixitnow mrfixitnow writes: Rollie, a man of True Grit.
Posted: 7:32 pm on June 8th

jfontana jfontana writes: I know I shouldn't have worn my tie this morning. Just unplug it!!
Posted: 5:22 pm on June 8th

jfontana jfontana writes: Thanks for coming over Doc, don't ask.
Posted: 5:18 pm on June 8th

jlsmitty jlsmitty writes: But he doesn't know the difference between a belt sander and a Norelco shaver
Posted: 4:20 pm on June 8th

richforsh richforsh writes: Hold me, caress me Rollie, you know you cant resist my curves.......
Posted: 2:51 pm on June 8th

jmskennedy jmskennedy writes: No need for aftershave, just a little buff and rinse.
Posted: 2:43 pm on June 8th

wsd1089 wsd1089 writes: Shaves as close as a blade or your money back...
Posted: 2:30 pm on June 8th

Natick64 Natick64 writes: Move over Norelco and Gillete, Rollie has found "True Grit"
Posted: 1:45 pm on June 8th

ncosman ncosman writes: Aluminum oxide, the best a man can get!
Posted: 1:22 pm on June 8th

kipster_ kipster_ writes: The next step is at the belt sander, where we'll just take a thin slice of skin from the chin
Posted: 10:19 am on June 8th

Zaac Zaac writes: The cost of those fancy 6 blade cartridges had gotten so high Rollie had to switch to 60 Grit, just to afford his skyrocketing lumber account bill.
Posted: 10:17 am on June 8th

JamesGroleau JamesGroleau writes: --Woodworker's Desire--
On the border of one's mind lies a place where dreams become reality.
I, in this shop, will take you there.
I will speak to you softly the secrets of my mind.
I will, with you, bring forth the subjects of my imagination.
Posted: 9:21 am on June 8th

shawn62 shawn62 writes: i wonder what grit this is??

Posted: 6:45 am on June 8th

sdbranam sdbranam writes: Ah, just a touch above high C.
Posted: 7:31 pm on June 7th

dandegennaro dandegennaro writes: Mmmmmmm...power tools....an issue of Fine Woodworking....a belt of terpentine....my imaginary girlfriend...
Posted: 6:33 pm on June 7th

Dzunner Dzunner writes: When Powermatic decided to enter the electric razor market, there were bound to be a few design obstacles.
Posted: 5:49 pm on June 7th

dfrangipane dfrangipane writes: His cheek
Was rough
His chick vamoosed
And now she won't
Come home to roost
Belt-Sander
Posted: 1:00 pm on June 7th

JPSzcz JPSzcz writes: Ahhh... not as good as my cat, but it will do.
Posted: 12:51 pm on June 7th

Mark Hulette Mark Hulette writes:
"Ouch, ouch, ouch... thought I clipped that chin hair closer than that!
Posted: 12:50 pm on June 7th

gregpete gregpete writes: No more razor burn!
Posted: 12:22 pm on June 7th

littledempsey littledempsey writes: If this is wrong, I don't want to be right .
Posted: 11:46 am on June 7th

bko bko writes: I love this new trac-one-million multiblade razor!
Posted: 11:00 am on June 7th

Ed_Pirnik Ed_Pirnik writes: I know I can't compete - as a member of the staff - but I needed to add my caption:
"Don't worry, baby, that Festool sander is just temporary...just temporary....daddy still loves you."
Posted: 10:18 am on June 7th

Corrales_Bob Corrales_Bob writes: Now for a little acetone after shave.
Posted: 10:09 am on June 7th

brrbtr brrbtr writes: I do love that sweet caress from my baby in the morning!
Posted: 9:15 am on June 7th

tsangell tsangell writes: I've found that the tools run sweetly if you just give them a little hug. Watch out for the chisels, though.
Posted: 9:04 am on June 7th

pollywog54 pollywog54 writes: The best way to shave since ..... broken glass
Posted: 8:52 am on June 7th

o_greene o_greene writes: This is my shaving technique from the hot-rod industry known as "Scary Smooth".
Posted: 8:12 am on June 7th

LBF LBF writes: And that doctor wanted $75 to remove the mole…..HA!
Posted: 7:55 am on June 7th

saschafer saschafer writes:
"If you adjust the tension just right...you can hear it play 'Rockabye Baby' against my chin."

Posted: 7:13 am on June 7th

MadMoravian MadMoravian writes: "Nothing gives a closer shave than 60 grit."
Posted: 6:48 am on June 7th

HayesFurnitureDesign HayesFurnitureDesign writes: Looks like Bilbo Rollie is tring to shave again.
Posted: 5:06 am on June 7th

KenHANGITALL KenHANGITALL writes: I love the sound of a sander in the morning ?
Posted: 5:05 am on June 7th

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