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The Daughter of a Woodworker - My First Woodworking Experience

03-15-2013 02:52 PM by Chris Mobley | 8 comments »

My daughter wrote this article for my website and I thought I would share it with you all! Written By: Bonnie Bartay Some of my favorite memories as a young kid are spending time with my dad in his workshop. From a very young age, I remember playing in his shop while he worked. As an adult, I have helped my father with his construction business and now with Chris Mobley Designs. I do all of the paperwork part and even draw out plans but he does the real magic. I have never actually done...

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Turning Progress

07-10-2011 05:03 AM by thiswoodshop | 2 comments »

Today was a very productive day. I had a some time to ruff turn my big black walnut blank and put it on the shelve to dry completely. There also was some time to finish my walnut root bowl and the small cherry bowl. I’m still improving my skill set with every bowl that’s finish. I must say if I look back at the first day I started turning and successfully broke a tool whiles impaling a peace of test wood into my garage wall. I’m much more comfortable with the different speed of the lathe and ...

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"Running With Imagination" --by RusticWoodArt

07-21-2007 01:53 PM by frank | 2 comments »

Running With Imagination ....running with imagination is eating the opportunities of all that is before me! Come take a walk with me today….this morning down the corridors of mind, where the the dreams of opportunity are weighed on the scales of infinite grace, across from limited fate and imagination tips the scales in favor of mercy triumphing over judgment. ....gaze you, to stare down this pathway of what shall yet be, as i am giving in to the art of all that is ‘very ...

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The Non-Electric Chair #3: The Island

08-13-2008 10:57 AM by lethentymill | 1 comment »

The “Island” is the land that accompanies Lethenty Mill. It stretches from its widest part at the Mill to its narrowest about half a mile up the Lochter Burn. It used to be very important to the Mill; water was collected in a long narrow channel leading to a dam near the Mill, and it could be released into a variety of channels under and around the Mill which were arranged to feed the water to the two water wheels or back into the water course (the Lochter) if the system was full and li...

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TIW Short Update No. 19 - Even More Antique Store Finds

09-01-2013 01:08 AM by Shawn Sealer | 8 comments »

Some more find from near by antique stores.

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found wood #7: No, not MORE huge Eucalyptus logs!

06-20-2009 03:54 AM by Gary Fixler | 15 comments »

I tried to get in touch with the guy who put the logs out in Canoga Hills to see if there were any of the 5 I had left on my last/first trip remaining, and if it would be worth the 30 minute drive. He never got back to me, but I noticed he reposted on craigslist a few days later that he put 15 more logs out there. That night after work I headed up. I’d wanted to find metal brackets that turn 2×8 or 2×10 planks into ramps that lay on the tailgate, so I could dolly the logs r...

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TOE, the Trickle Outward Effect #1: TOE the Trickle Outward Effect

05-17-2011 07:17 PM by Jacquelyn Smith | 3 comments »

On my walk this morning I paused to admire the Willamette River. It is wide and this morning it was quiet, peaceful and full. As always it was flowing past me, underneath my footbridge. The body split apart and came back together again with grace and ease. After admiring it’s awesome beauty I was reminded of my work and the feeling of running in place. On the surface the river looks so peaceful so laid back like nothing is really going on. It’s so full that rapids aren’t even showing whe...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #70: Wood Studies and....

04-12-2010 03:15 PM by frank | 8 comments »

Wood Studies and…. ….wood studies and stopping to take a break,english decides to follow me around for a bit,but soon discovers there’s more to wood studies,that meets the eye of a feline in the grip of the moment….—by flp ——————————————————————————————————&#...

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How on Earth?

02-10-2012 10:12 PM by GodofBiscuits | 1 comment »

Working on a clock today, I was happily sanding away making the side of the base perfectly smooth and 90 to the top surface when a thought popped into my mind. I thought to myself, how on earth did I do this before my amazing oscillating spindle sander came into my life, and then it hit me! How many other tools have I bought over the years and completely taken for granted without a thought to the ease and time savings it’s brought to my life? Before, I would have used numerous shop made...

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Nautilus Shells

03-05-2014 01:10 AM by ChurchClown | 1 comment »

Putting the finish on my Nautilus Shell project today. Jullie helped to design the base for the shell to sit on. Should be able to post pictures of my first Lumberjocks project later this week.

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