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Blog entry by Ward Grant posted 1047 days ago 821 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all. What a fantastic village you all live in here. Very cool! I am new to carving and to your community. I love working with all the local woods available in the lower mainland. I have only transit for transportation so I scour the beaches and trails and river banks for pieces to call out to me to work with. I grew up in the north country and really miss seeing diamond willow. Are there any diamond willow stands in the GVA? I don’t desire to chop down any trees…I look for or rather “listen” for pieces of wood that have a Spirit to share with new friends. When I get around to completing my bio stuff, the “listening” thing might make more sense…I don’t think I’m as loopy as that comment make suggest! I hope some one can help.
Have a groovy day everybody!
Ward
Rehtona Yaw!

-- Ward Grant



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WayneC

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#1 posted 1047 days ago

Welcome to the community Ward. There is lots to see and do here.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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onelegged

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#2 posted 1047 days ago

Welcome Ward.

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rrdesigns

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#3 posted 1047 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Looking forward to seeing your work.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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gagewestern

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#4 posted 1047 days ago

hi and have fun here!!

-- gagewestern

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 1047 days ago

Ward, welcome to Lumberjocks. You’ll enjoy it here.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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SCOTSMAN

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#6 posted 1047 days ago

You have a great attitude toward your wood just the way we all should think well done. Welcome to lumberjocks also. The people here are beautiful Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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saddletramp

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#7 posted 1047 days ago

This is a Grand community and you are a welcome addition.

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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jumbojack

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#8 posted 1046 days ago

CAUTION!!!
This site eats shop time!
Welcome

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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bigfish_95008

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#9 posted 1046 days ago

Anyone who loves wood is welcome here – no matter how “loopy” they may sound at first read.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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saddletramp

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#10 posted 1046 days ago

Hey bigfish, I resemble that remark!! :-[[ ;^)))

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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