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Bailey No.4 revival

03-01-2014 12:06 AM by harum | 1 comment »

Finished cleaning and sharpening Stanley hand plane, Type 19, 1948-61, bought a couple of weeks ago. Here are before pictures: With helpful suggestions from LJ-ers, removed the rust and tuned whatever I could and sharpened the original blade. I have tried it in a real project: flattening and squaring a rather sloppy glue-up for a cutting board. A sugar maple glue-up. Looks like this is the best plane I have put my hands on (except, maybe, for that one in “Woodcraft”...

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From firewood to project lumber

11-12-2012 06:48 PM by lbmrJohn | 7 comments »

My parents had a couple of sugar maples get diseased and had to come down. I begged them to let the local sawyer take it down, but they were afraid it was rotten inside. They had a local tree service come and saw them down, leaving the wood behind. I grabbed a truck load of the logs to attempt to make my own project lumber out of it. I started out by taking a chainsaw and removing one edge to give me a working surface for later. I then split the log into sections that I can work with...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #70: Wood Was Not All-Ways My Name

04-23-2010 03:41 AM by frank | 4 comments »

Wood Was Not All-Ways My Name ….saved for your beauty,light brings clarity to wood,to-gether we live….—-by flp ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Thank you.GODSPEED,FrankRusticW...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #69: Treasure Saved From The WoodPile

04-16-2010 04:53 AM by frank | 5 comments »

Treasure Saved From The WoodPile ….designing a hole,these holes are a salvation,wood brings forth my name….—by flp ———————————————————————————————————————————————————...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #55: Ageless Wood

09-24-2009 03:35 AM by frank | 17 comments »

Ageless Wood ….caught this one watching,a treasure from moosehead lake,wood spirit abides….—-by flp ————————————————————————————————————————————————- ....and so yes age-less wood has s...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #54: Old Barns Have a Life of Their Own

09-10-2009 06:04 AM by frank | 7 comments »

Old Barns Have a Life of Their Own ….illuminated,barn spirits await their turn,I pause to reflect…. ….old barn gathers new,new wood mixes with old wood,boards dry across bay…. ….boards soak to full-fill,character be-comes milieu,new think tanks of wood…. ….this one calls my name,maple crown turned up-side down,dreaming what can be….—-by flp —————————————&...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #48: Rockin' Knot

03-06-2009 04:40 AM by frank | 3 comments »

Rockin’ Knot ....my angles are true,rockin’ knot declares it’s self,tung oil gives good sheen….—by flp ——————————————————————————————————————————————————R...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #49: Awakened In Your Gobi

02-23-2009 02:14 AM by frank | 5 comments »

Awakened In Your Gobi ....it seems as if i am teller of tales that bears your beauty forth,why am i so woodly anomic when all your warmth of hue surrounds me,culler of the art that comes from hand-tooling your existence of being,while faith-fully noted are the cracks of character that provide story…. ....planed from the start by gouges that wrought some sense of stability,your spoken desire was what soon caught the attention of my ears,and what if my hands started breathing wi...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #48: Veteran of the Woods

02-07-2009 05:34 PM by frank | 6 comments »

Veteran of the Woods ....veteran of the woods at northern end,i scamper to keep ahead in this wood-worker’s dream,what if’s and thought’s of where it all began,are only the past rumblings of more to come as i work in stealth…. ....my modes of stealth are vast and often un-explained,since why should a creator re-veal the secrets of his//her art,no-one who works for art can be a copy-cat of borrowed dreams,much to the demise of clones who pass me by on borrowed...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #46: Tell Tale FootPrints....

01-10-2009 06:05 PM by frank | 3 comments »

Tell Tale FootPrints…. ....frosted silver hoariness,aged from within the confines of time,and so my oaken leaf settled down,imaged herein i left an image of my likeness,time continues on with presence of mind,upon a slab of golden shellacked rock maple....—by flp ——————————————————————————————&...

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