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Blog entry by Steffen posted 10-30-2007 04:42 PM 935 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just to let you all know I didn’t fall off the planet. I’ve been in Northern California for 3 months now and just when things were getting smooth all the fires started down South. 6 month ago I was commuting from Southern California to Northern now I’m doing it in reverse. So from my temporary office in my friend’s dining room in Murrieta California I am preparing to view the first of many total loss fires.

As I said in my other posts, I had planned to purchase a better digital camera to take better photos of my projects. Well, I decided to do so now so I could take better photos of the fire damage. I will post some photos in a week or so after I have been in the disaster area.

Pray for the families and the people required to work in these situations. Any fire you deal with is a roller coaster of emotions. The building can be replaced but the memories inside are a total loss.

The roads are still closed to the losses they assigned me and it looks like I won’t be able to see the first one until tomorrow (Wednesday).

Talk to you all soon.

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 10-30-2007 04:46 PM

and you be careful as well …

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Karson

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#2 posted 10-31-2007 04:14 AM

Take care Stephen. Good to have you back if only for a short while.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dorje

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#3 posted 10-31-2007 08:54 AM

Glad to see you back…

Have you gotten to do any turning lately?

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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frank

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#4 posted 10-31-2007 01:41 PM

Hello Steffen;
—-glad to hear from you and also know you came through the fires all good!

....keep us posted and;
Thank you.
GODSPEED,
Frank

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/

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Steffen

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#5 posted 11-12-2007 11:54 PM

thank you all for your comments.

Dorje, I have done some turning lately however one bowl exploded while working on it (got a little too thin and one small slip…) I then chucked up another chunk which broke at the tenon and flew across my shop. However, the second bowl didn’t break so I sanded the rest of the tenon off and I’m now working on carving it. I will photograph and post it and another soon.

Talk to you all soon.

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA

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Dorje

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#6 posted 11-13-2007 09:15 AM

Sounds good! I’m having similar flying broken bowl experiences…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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