Yes, Steve is a valuable contributor, but .....
When it's no longer a joy or fun or rewarding, it may be time to take a break. What can not be replaced is the years of experience Steve has, especially in finishing. He's also a great wood carver, so I personally will miss him. The 2 main "opponents" Steve had are also gone, so there should be much less conflict now, but that may not matter. Myself, I get some flack now and then, but I'm up for a good, reasonable discussion, but I can admit when I'm wrong and apologize if necessary. It's the internet, and a faceless entity can post anything with anonymity. There have been many great contributors who have either "passed" on or moved on, Texas Timbers, Cabinetman, Chemmy, Marv, Lola Ranch, niki, Al B Thayer, mdntrdr and others.
The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)
Last edited by woodnthings; 09-13-2019 at 11:43 PM.