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"Waunderings in Ones Back-Yard WoodLot" --by RusticWoodArt

01-05-2008 05:24 PM by frank | 6 comments »

Waunderings in Ones Back-Yard WoodLot ....crunching the landscape of snowflakes, i soon took a waundering walkabout, where all is silently content within their respected milieu, awaiting those birthing pangs that signal a spectacular spring….. —-were it not for these striving images of imagination,who would be found to come and rescue a soul such as i,since long ago in times of olden beholden begotten wood turnings,i walked right out of sight from those who had long tried to...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #4: "Slivered Audacity"

01-03-2008 03:01 PM by frank | 3 comments »

Slivered Audacity ....slicing ones wood-space,within the sea-sons of time,head-less though i am….—by flp And now for the rest of the story in pictures…. ....spalted maple…. ....against a background of 200 year old//young, (plus) barn-board…. This is what I call ‘wood art’....Spalted Maple is hand sanded and steel wooled with multiple coats of tung oil….Barn-board on this side, is cleaned up with woolite pads and no-fin...

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Surrounded by Wood and Snow --RusticWoodArt

01-02-2008 01:53 PM by frank | 12 comments »

Surrounded by Wood and Snow ....and so once again the gods said; ”let there be snow” and on the second day of the new year there was…. Up here in New England I sometimes wonder if I’m being ‘snowed in’ or ‘snowed out’? I don’t have a lot of extra time this morning as I’m soon out the door, after some breakfast….to get this place opened up. Now some may wonder what’s the difference to being ‘snowed in’...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #9: "Prepping the Wood" --by RusticWodArt

12-31-2007 02:25 PM by frank | 4 comments »

....furthering my ganders, as one would take on examining their progress in the principles of what it take to work the wood by hand! Some-times it does my soul best to just stop and take an inventory of what is happening here with the tools and the wood. Many are the stages of phases that go into the making of a piece of ‘wood art’....design, working the wood by hand, but there all-ways is the need to pay attention to the care and detail of my tools and wood. Further Notes on: ...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #8: "Expressions of Wood Milieu" --by RusticWoodArt

12-30-2007 03:40 PM by frank | 4 comments »

Expressions of Wood Milieu ....continuing on the journey here with wood ripping gusto, is soon found to be a harmony of the joys of hand to wood, only separated by the fine steel blade of my 13” 9TPI pull handsaw. No-dust collection system needed here, no-dangers of kickback, no-need to break my bank savings, no-need for ear protection, (although one would want to wear eye protection) no-wondering about the what if’s when certain thoughts cross the mind of the male populatio...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #7: "1 Sun-6.76 Bu x 3 Sun-3.52 Bu x 8 Shaku-4.69 Bu" --by RusticWoodArt

12-29-2007 02:56 PM by frank | 3 comments »

1 Sun-6.76 Bu x 3 Sun-3.52 Bu x 8 Shaku-4.69 Bu The Multi-Purposed 2×4—-Notes:1.) ....hand sawing, (ripping) the species of wood, (white oak) out of a slab that was mill-cut from a tree some years ago…. 2.) ....this piece of white oak is at the moment, still in 2’‘x6’‘x9’ of it’s original condition….after having previously hand sawed, (cross-cut) 1’ in length from one end….3.) ....there is a nice crack in the wood, running for 4&#...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #3: "Panoptic at Wood"

12-27-2007 01:35 PM by frank | 3 comments »

Panoptic at Wood ....i sit as you sat,seasons of time breathe be-ing,panoptic i am…..—by flp Thank you.GODSPEED,FrankRusticWoodArt rusticwoodman@gmail.comhttp://frank.wordpress.com/ —”....work smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood….”

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"Wood Weathered Friends" --by RusticWoodArt

12-26-2007 03:19 PM by frank | 6 comments »

Wood Weathered Friends ....beauty is my way of giving thanks, and drinking deeply from the circumstances of life that surround me. Where I to walk into a room, beauty would fade back into shadows of after-space….but, upon my passing through and beyond, beauty is able to re-focus and splay her-self as an example of the fine Lady she is. Of all the tales of wood that I have learned, there is no-thing that compares with the first taste of abundant life that springs forth, in that ...

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"Chag Molad Sameach v'Shanah Tovah" by RusticWoodArt

12-25-2007 01:31 PM by frank | 6 comments »

Chag Molad Sameach v’Shanah Tovah ....and may ‘the blessing of the season’,bring to your home and hearts,all the joy-full understanding of reason,that keeps on giving the beauty of ‘wood art’s…. ....and so here’s to lookin’ at you with best wishes for wealth-of-health in the coming new year as we here at LumberJocks keep on workin’ the wood! Thank you.GODSPEED,FrankRusticWoodArt rusticwoodman@gmail.comhttp://frank.wordpress...

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"Still Surrounded by Wood...." by RusticWoodArt

12-24-2007 02:40 PM by frank | 8 comments »

Still Surrounded by Wood…. ....even after some multiple snows. And so life is good, living and working out in the elements of all seasons, while giving back to the wild of the land, some thoughts on imaging that have of recent days come my way. I had stated in my last blog story that the time of green picture images had come to an end, as I was being shifted now to a time of posting over the coming months, pictures of white granular icy snow. Snow falls following the downward pull...

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