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Blog entry by Roger posted 03-26-2013 10:18 PM 2231 reads 0 times favorited 49 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know I’ve been sorta “slackin”. It’s been a bit since I’ve posted anything. This really isn’t nothing, except, to make myself feel better about gettin back out in the shop, I think. :) Anyhoo, just a stack o 25+ year old Walnut that’s hopefully gonna clean up to be a 3 in 1 Crib for my newest Grandson. The base plans are the ones from Wood Magazine back in ‘98. I’ll make a few changes here n there.

I’m a bit behind, but, lotsa stuff always happens at the wrong time. I started cleaning up some o this fine Walnut

Thnx for the looks, and, good/bad/ugly comments. Well appreciated. Work/Play safe….........Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net



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lew

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#1 posted 03-26-2013 10:26 PM

Now that’s some mighty fine looking walnut, Roger!

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

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Woodenwizard

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#2 posted 03-26-2013 10:33 PM

Makes a woodworker drool :)

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 03-26-2013 10:35 PM

I agree….....nice looking wood…....THICK, nice lookin’ wood.

Whatever you make outta this will be beautiful.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 03-26-2013 10:41 PM

Great looking walnut—look forward to seeing what you come up with.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 03-26-2013 10:43 PM

There is nuthing better to put a grin on your chin than a good pile of walnut or (fill in the blanks) _ wood…any good pile of wood will do cause you know a good project is coming…..

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 03-26-2013 10:43 PM

Hi, Grandpa! :D I bet it is going to be awesome! (Are you putting a “Harley” logo on it??) You have to start them young you know!

I can’t wait to see the progress. It will not only feel good to get back into the shop, but for such a meaningful project, too!

Have a great night! Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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UncleStumpy

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#7 posted 03-26-2013 10:45 PM

Where’d you get the wood Roger?

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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woodshaver

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#8 posted 03-26-2013 11:16 PM

Wow Roger! I’m drooling too! You better make sure you lock the door to your shop before you go to bed tonight! :)

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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49bill

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#9 posted 03-26-2013 11:17 PM

Real nice looking walnut there Roger make sure you post your finished project. It’s always good to get back and build something for someone you love, Thanks for the blog.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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Blackie_

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#10 posted 03-26-2013 11:29 PM

That’s going to be one happy baby, great looking wood Roge, can’t wait to see the crib.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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JL7

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#11 posted 03-26-2013 11:58 PM

Very cool Roger – that is some sweet looking walnut and good to see you back in the shop…...have a ball and keep us posted…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Roger

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#12 posted 03-27-2013 12:04 AM

Thnx everyone. I really appreciate your input/s and thoughts. @ Greg :) oh yea, the grin on the chin with this beautiful Walnut. It’s some of the same stuff that I made that table & chairs with a while back. @Sheila: hummmmmmm ???? Thnk u. @U. Stump: This wood was stored in a barn in southern KY, for over 25 yrs. A friend of my sons father sold his farm a couple o years ago, and had to reduce. I actually am a big ole gorde…. (I think that’s what I mean)... I wound up getting an abundance of Walnut, Cherry, and Red & White Oak mix…. I need to get busy….

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dave

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#13 posted 03-27-2013 12:32 AM

Oh that will be a great project for sum very nice wood. We await the outcome.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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boxcarmarty

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#14 posted 03-27-2013 12:32 AM

Roger, I passed on the 3 in 1 and started planning a build on a twin bed. I figured I’d Git-R-Done before she got out of college….. (maybe)

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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Monte Pittman

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#15 posted 03-27-2013 01:11 AM

Knock ‘em dead sir, and be sure to post

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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