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Blog entry by bluejazz posted 11-29-2012 12:48 PM 4074 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you got a couple minutes, go to:

http://www.workbenchdiary.com/2012/11/astounding-wood-identification.html.

The Workbench Diary is a pretty nice blog in its own right, but the YouTube Video posted there is definitely worth a look. If you have the least bit of geek in you you will really like seeing the museum’s technology. Even if you don’t, just seeing this piece from 1580 is worth a look.

-- I'm 56. In my mind, I still feel 26. Until I do something physical; then I feel 76.



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Dale

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#1 posted 11-29-2012 02:13 PM

That video is absolutely amazing, thank you so much for posting !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#2 posted 11-29-2012 02:34 PM

Wow very cool stuff!

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#3 posted 11-29-2012 02:56 PM

amazingly cool

-- Joel

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#4 posted 11-29-2012 03:46 PM

Very interesting video and well put together. Thanks for posting.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#5 posted 11-29-2012 06:41 PM

Now that’s cool. I wonder how many guys it took to build that cabinet.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#6 posted 11-30-2012 10:51 AM

That is an interesting video. Like Brian, I, too wonder about the construction of the cabinet but also wonder how much it cost to do all that analysis. I don’t think Harbor Freight has discount coupons for their scanning electron microscopes. Matter of fact, I’ve never even seen them list a gas chromatograph or mass spectrometer.LOL
Y’all have a good’un
Joe

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#7 posted 11-30-2012 05:00 PM

Very cool, especially since I like woodworking and I take X-rays!!

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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#8 posted 12-01-2012 02:15 AM

That’s some Antiques Roadshow on steroids stuff there!

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