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Blog entry by Karson posted 01-25-2013 02:08 PM 2658 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just got notification of this school opening a woodworking program and the workshop is going to available to the community.

here is the article

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †



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dustyal

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#1 posted 01-25-2013 02:40 PM

Very interesting… I also read an article in a recent woodworking magazine about a club that sponsors a woodworking shop for members use…. but I cannot locate the article… anyone read it?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#2 posted 01-25-2013 02:49 PM

Thanks, Karson!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 01-25-2013 07:37 PM

AL:

Pat Lemley showed me the article. but I don’r remember where it was.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#4 posted 01-25-2013 08:20 PM

I wish more schools, both college level and the lower schools would start teaching the manual arts again, especially in North Carolina.

The article you posted was about Reidsville, Rockingham County and we use to live in Rockingham, Richmond county.

There were not, at the time we left about 6 years ago, any shop classes of any sort in any of the schools.

They were much more interested in filling the display cases with sports trophies for anything from Foot ball to the Roadkill sailing Championship!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#5 posted 01-26-2013 02:08 AM

Great idea, hope it works to everyone’s benefit. It was basically mandatory when I was in school to to take these type of classes (metal, sheet metal, welding, wood working, electronics), it was very beneficial to have taken these

-- Norman

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 02:47 PM

That is very kool.

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