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Blog entry by Jimthecarver posted 1499 days ago 1213 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I accompanied a very good friend and carving buddy to So.CalWood.
I have to say as we drove up the driveway to meet Rob I saw all the wood and the heart palpatations started.
Rob showed Chris and I around his magnificent place. We feasted our eyes on some of the most beautiful stacks and stacks of wood. Rob is truely a lumberjock in every form of the word. Not only is he very talented but his ideas and creations are second to none.
I came home with some Black Walnut, a few burls, some Black Walnut stumps and for the life of me i cannot remember the name of this stunning piece of wood. It has so many flakes in it that I could not resist when Rob said ” you like that ?” like no….love …absolutely, he said take it with you.
If any local LJ’s can make the trip it will be worth while and you will be amazed at the supplies he holds.
Thank you Rob, you truely are a Great guy!
Jim

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.



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James

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#1 posted 1499 days ago

That sounds like a cool trip. I live in San Diego so I could relatively close to where you guys were at.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1499 days ago

Ok now I’m getting Really jealous all you guy’s get to vist Rob. I’m glad you all had a good visit .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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childress

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#3 posted 1499 days ago

Sounds like there needs to be a big party at Tule Peak Timber!!! Whataya say, Rob??

-- Childress Woodworks

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1499 days ago

Glad you had fun! I understand what your saying,

I was there with my wife this past Sat and spent 3 great hours with Rob and his doggies. We had such a great time and bought some great wood! Will be back there many times. I wrote a blog on it as well. He is amazing and I’m thinking of taking a weeks vacation and apprentice up there for free, but then he know I’m not a woodworker for sure. Like he kept saying, “he wasnt a wood worker either”, yea right!

http://lumberjocks.com/ken90712/blog/16751
Ken

—Ken, “Everyday above ground is a good day

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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