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Blog entry by Logan Craig posted 05-23-2014 04:54 PM 901 reads 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this cool video of a dude making some neat stuff using his water mill powered woodshop. I thought the lumberjocks crowd might like it. I have no connection to the film in any way. A random find.
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#1 posted 05-23-2014 06:47 PM

very cool. That site has some other interesting videos too. Browse by subject or whatever and there are several good ones.

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#2 posted 05-23-2014 07:54 PM

wow. Just… Wow.

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#3 posted 05-24-2014 01:22 AM

All I can say is AWESOME.

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#4 posted 05-24-2014 02:09 AM

That was great. Thanks.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#5 posted 05-24-2014 03:27 AM

Loved it, thanks for posting.

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#6 posted 05-24-2014 11:29 AM

Turns out that’s about 25 miles from my house. I’ve driven all around it but never knew it was there. A non-profit runs it now and is in the process of restoring it.

Here’s a link to the Ben's Mill website

Here’s a link to the youtube video of construction of the new penstock

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#7 posted 05-24-2014 12:56 PM

That’s a fine bit of research there PH! However, I am concerned that soon you will no longer need my googling services.

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#8 posted 05-24-2014 01:25 PM

Well, there’s always playing whack-a-mole on DKV to keep you busy!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#9 posted 05-24-2014 02:41 PM

This was really cool!
Thanks for posting it!!!!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#10 posted 05-25-2014 06:07 PM

Anybody who says “there’s no such thing as half a hole” should fast forward to 46:30 !

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