Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'poem'

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A Poem writen for me by my Son

04-12-2015 05:23 PM by PersimmonHill | 1 comment »

Atop a little hill in southwestern Kentucky a persimmon falls free from its limb and lands far below upon the tin roof of the Woodworker’s shop. His ears perked up, taking note of the first persimmon he had heard fall this year. Soon they will rain upon the roof each sounding like the strike of the drummer’s snare, they will cover the ground and begin to fill the air with their sweet scent and then the butterflies will come. They will come by the hundreds to light upon the ripenin...

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Ax Handles by Gary Snyder - Poem

01-26-2010 01:19 PM by David Craig | 0 comments »

Good morning all, Just read a blog by Todd Clippinger regarding the fact that we are responsible for inspiring the next generation of woodworkers. It reminded me of a Poem by Gary Snyder. Gary is one of the original beat poets back in the sixties and was very much a conservationist, woodworker, an all around hands on guy when it came to nature and work. This poem was written about an experience he had with his son Kai. It is a poem I believe that truly belongs on a wall in every woodworker...

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woodworkers creed

09-13-2009 03:07 PM by grizzman | 16 comments »

Here is our statement our woodworkers creed, we all come from a certain breed….wood is our forum our fix and our drug..were like some strange exotic bug..we cant be figured and no species or a name…we work with wood for we all like the fame. Ive made it better and with a diffrent wood , i knew someone would try and i knew that they could..saw dust is like our perfume and smell….my bed is full of it , my mate they will tell. You might see my shadow upon the wall..but its i...

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