Wordy Wooder ....being born this way with a head filled full of words, and then next came the realization that my hands were created, to give expression to the images that swirled around within, while playing the part of verbal misfit, until the day my morning opened up and I saw wood…. One ought to ask them-selves first of all, who-what-where-when and how do I fit in? Without asking these questions that same one will fall prey, to all the other’s coming along and across one...
When last we met, the level of clutter in my basement shop area had hindered my desire to be there. But a recent disaster quickly disposed of the clutter. My shop space is cleaner and more comfortable than it ever was, and the clutter is GONE! You can see more pictures of the newly cleared shop space in my Workshop section here at LumberJocks. It’s good to be back.
Screeching Laughter of Owly Wood ....wherefore comes this walking waunderer of zenith’s quest, with feet planted firmly bearing azimuth’s best, north was my starting till i touched 90 degree at east, and then i finished by coming full circle with accumulated zest…. —-if i should ever stop, in this well-full driven purpose of eating frenzy, as to what i have be-come, then pay no-attention to what i might have been, and know that for sure my spirit has taken flight...
But that’s a good thing! You see, I’m a rather tech-savvy woodworker. A few months ago, I was surfing looking for woodworking community-type sites. Well, I was rather disappointed, could only find sites that specialized in forums, or products, or were somehow too narrowly focused on one topic. So I thought to myself: “Hey, I’ll build it!” Off I went, and I started to do some writing, and eventually put together a website (WoodworkDetails). It’s sti...
Yesterday, I was outside enjoying the “perfect” weather and taking some pictures of flowers, when I sat down on a log by the woodpile to see what I could see…. I saw several images in the ends of the wood, including this one: and then I added a flower from one of the plants nearby: and finally sauntered off to find some other inspirations, including my new rock sculpture I put together:
Level Playing Fields of Granular Wood ….mindless matter passes my way, seeking to enthrall as all-ready enchant my senses, since why have the else of speaking words begun to slow down, as i am captivated by imagination in this atmosphere of wood…. —-wood lives with quality at being, wood loves as quietly being, wood gives quantity in being, wood allows me quantium of being…. —-and so it was that one day, i walked away from where all the dead gathered at...
Dawning Grace ....facing the dawn, this re-curring dream, seeks to implode upon my horizontal vision, and i having only two hands start working again…. —-were it not for the silence that so surrounds me, i would be tempted to turn on a machine, since by the familiar sounds of a motors running dialogue, can the equations of wood time be speeded up somewhat…. —-but not this dawn, as my hand reaches for the broadax, this morning i will make my peace with this pi...
All Creation Awaits…. ....how well you exercise your own creativity, will only be matched by the time you spend ignoring what other’s say, and getting on with the real work of creating a place for what you have to say, even to the point of daring to pique or provoke at the same time.... What you have to show of your work, will in time be measured by the hours of toil and sweat you have invested and not by dancing to the tune of those who gather around to offer compliments of...
Who Lights the Fire that Burns from Yonder Tree? ....shifting shadows in this my woodworking world, are but the lines that write themselves over the grey in-filling that passes it’s time within the scope of my head, as i imagine what there would be without the mornings sun to move me along this slope of granite grey, till i am dissolved amongst the many other apex’s of radial turning with all due respect to time within the box…. —-time within that box of massive...
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