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Old 12-24-2009, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Way South of the Volvo Line
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Best wishes to Mainely Dreamin, but I've been following this thread for selfish reasons. My DH is an experienced cabinetmaker/woodworker that's been looking for work in his field over the past year. all he's been able to get in southern Maine is sub contracted construction labor up north and offers for menial fill-in positions for less money. all the shops have been competing for the cheapest labor out there. Not a friendly climate for the accomplished tradesman.
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Old 12-24-2009, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Maine's garden spot
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Best wishes to Mainely Dreamin, but I've been following this thread for selfish reasons. My DH is an experienced cabinetmaker/woodworker that's been looking for work in his field over the past year. all he's been able to get in southern Maine is sub contracted construction labor up north and offers for menial fill-in positions for less money. all the shops have been competing for the cheapest labor out there. Not a friendly climate for the accomplished tradesman.



You are so correct. With the 'tire' kickers that are out there now, we seem to think that maybe the latter part of '10, things will start coming around again. If the governments jerk us around again, then all bets will be off.
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