Surprisingly not injured

So, I continue on my floating shelf project, which to date is 200% over budget (mostly due to my adding other features to the project). I’m doing the final triple bead on the second support with my wonderful new Porter-Cable router, and

  1. a clamp breaks
  2. which causes the router to climb (go in the wrong direction)
  3. which screws up the carefully engineered eight quarter oak I’d been working on for the past hour
  4. which causes said wood to go flying around, running into the router from the wrong direction
  5. which causes my newest, priciest, router bit (a triple bead, it was forty bucks, which is a lot for a single bit) to actually bend about 15 degrees at the shank
  6. which causes the router to lurch in my hand, pulling me forward a little bit

Happily I maintain control of the router and remain unharmed. I wear safely goggles and ear protection, but jeez, I’m going to have to start wearing chain mail if this keeps up.

Finger Count: still 10.

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