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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #53: Barn Cat in Training and More....

08-10-2009 04:06 AM by frank | 12 comments »

Barn Cat in Training and More…. I might as well introduce a new member in my barn and tell you some of her history. To start out with it might also help if I was to explain that the barn you are seeing here is an English Barn dated from around 1780. My wife and I started gutting this barn back in 2000 and then while I was on the road most of that winter, she along with a crew took the barn down in about a weeks time after numbering all the bents. Next after taking a year to get o...

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Project in the Woods #1: Project Root

07-26-2014 06:48 PM by WildWoodMan | 0 comments »

I found this piece of root in the woods, I am not sure what type of wood, but it looks like it may have been from a bush (Yew?), that have been cut an discarded. I put my 35yr old cowboy hat to show where/ size.It is not really heavy, as it would be bulky try to carry about 5 blocks up hill.

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"Dis-Membered Barkin' on a Pine Slab" --by RusticWoodArt

10-19-2007 02:15 PM by frank | 7 comments »

Dis-Membered Barkin’ on a Pine Slab ....ended my day the other evening removing some more bark from a pine slab I’m trying to get dried out, in the faster then usual manner since this is one I want to start workin’ on around January. Much of my time spent outside now is divided between cutting new trees for next year, cutting slabs for future furniture and ‘wood art’ that has to be processed for drying a year to two years down the road. While then finding the ...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #29: Beaver Away....

07-18-2008 02:20 AM by frank | 5 comments »

Beaver Away.... ....sculpturesque wood art,free form with wood chip panache.i beaver away…..—by flp —————————————————————————————————————————————————————R...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #40: The Muse of Dancing Wood Art

10-03-2008 03:10 AM by frank | 11 comments »

The Muse of Dancing Wood Art ....dancing water drops, my vision instilled on wood, shimmers of shellac…. —by flp ——————————————————————————————————————————————————...

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Carvings done by mixing powertools and woodcarving irons. #2: Where no flowers grow during winter, The colouring.

03-20-2014 03:54 AM by koraile | 5 comments »

As you see, i have finaly come to the last part of the flower carving. I have the rough shape, and started the last part of sanding and detail shaping. I have always loved this part when it comes to these types of carvings, when at last the image i have had in my head takes form and gets Sharp, its like tuning a lense. The Picture finaly gets Clear, at this stage i have a hard time letting go. On this Project im working in the livingroom, you might have noticed :) Its cosy in my li...

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Local Wood Selection

02-15-2008 09:28 PM by Blake | 13 comments »

Lumber yards from around the U.S. and especially around the world offer a different selection of hardwoods and softwoods based on what is available. Around here (Central Coast, CA) the local yards have the following basics: Softwoods: Pine Cedar Douglas Fir Hardwoods: Oak Maple Mahogany (Philippine and “Genuine”) Purple heart Birch Beech Zebra wood Padauk I was just curious what kind of varieties are available at your local lumber yard?

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #76: Wood and I....Sculpture

05-15-2011 08:25 PM by frank | 10 comments »

Wood and I….Sculpture ….while walking down the isles of life’s design,i was roiled enough to loose my way on a walk-about,the forest and trees no-longer fed this hunger within,and for days becoming years my dreams died as inaesthetic…. ….that was in-deed the hole i dug until i had no-strength dig deeper,what came next was confronting my dragon and refusing his lies any-more,so i went back to the woods fearing to hope and believe what i might find,what i found was that ...

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Wood gloat

10-04-2011 02:47 PM by joey bealis | 1 comment »

I have a wood gloat. A neighbor of mine is going to build a new house in town and purchased a piece property that had a bunch of pecan trees on it. He ended up needing 4 of them cut down and i was able to get what i wanted from the trees before people came and got firewood. So i now have enough pecan to turn bowls for a few years. If anyone is in the central Mississippi area and would like some give me a post. There are a few more logs not in the pictures!

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TIW Ep. 40 - Assembling the Grizzly Jointer Part 3

04-27-2013 03:56 PM by Shawn Sealer | 2 comments »

Assembling the Grizzly GO654 6” Jointer From Unpacking to running the first board. We will follow each step in the assembly process. As well as some other tips. Tune it up and test it out.

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