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Woodshows #1: Sydney - Timber and Working with Wood Expo 2010 - The Timber

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Blog entry by DoctorDan posted 06-19-2010 12:13 AM 1040 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Yesterday we packed up the forester and ventured south to the big smoke (Sydney) for the Timber and Working with Wood Show. Being the (unofficial) largest wood show in the country there was lots to see, do and buy. Overall there seemed to be an higher quality and range on offer than previous years. I’ll break the trip up into a few sections looking at timber, tools, and demonstrations.

I’ve just uploaded a stack of photos of the different timbers of display at the Sydney show this year. I thought it would be interesting for the Americans to see what Australian timbers have to offer. Photos & Blog @ The Love Of Wood.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/



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#1 posted 06-19-2010 01:04 AM

Thanks Daniel

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-19-2010 02:38 AM

Nice blog. Now that’s alot of nice wood, I mean timber.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#3 posted 06-19-2010 05:12 AM

I listened to a interview this morning on the internet radio. abc.net.au/rn sounds like a great show.

-- Life is to short to own an ugly boat.

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#4 posted 06-19-2010 09:36 AM

Thanks Daniel. I always like to see different woods from all around the world.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 06-21-2010 03:46 AM

Good to see what was there… I missed out going… long way back from NZ… just got back this morning…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 06-21-2010 11:19 AM

Larry! You missed out. I included the TWC section in honour of you.

On the aussie forums some have said how dissapointed they were in fewer vendors being present this year. Overall though, there was more timber and more hand tools, and less power tools, less machinery and less junk.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/

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