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Workshop Pictures #2: Pics with a more artistic bent

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Blog entry by David Craig posted 10-01-2010 02:31 PM 6123 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Pics of me ummmm... Working...Yeah Part 2 of Workshop Pictures series no next part

Received some proofs of some pics after editing. I really like what Sue did with some of these.

This one is my favorite. I love the chips and particles in the air -

Rounding a log, roughing gouge

Like the Sepia tones used when I was sharpening -

Sharpening Roughing Gouge

I like this pic, though I get teased about it. I am not holding the board with one hand while planing with the other :) I have the board in the vise and I am grasping it lightly for balance.

Block plane on board

And this is a nice one from underneath. Not usually a fan of pictures of me, but I like this one -

Picture of me planing a board

Thanks for viewing all. Happy Friday!

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 03:06 PM

very artistic and really shows the work in progress!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#2 posted 10-01-2010 03:33 PM

Not sure about these. Give us more photos of the tools- now that’s art!

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#3 posted 10-01-2010 03:33 PM

Those are some nice pictures.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 10-01-2010 03:57 PM

Sue did a great job, she should be a professional, well actually she is, she just doesn’t call herself that. She is very artistic and what a valuable friend. Very nice too, nice pics.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 10-01-2010 04:03 PM

Great pics :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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#6 posted 10-01-2010 06:03 PM

Pretty neat. There is no way to get good pictures of yourself without someone else helping.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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BillyJ

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#7 posted 10-01-2010 06:04 PM

Great pics! Thanks for sharing.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#8 posted 10-01-2010 06:11 PM

nice work

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#9 posted 10-01-2010 09:14 PM

You are still having way too much fun…

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#10 posted 10-01-2010 10:12 PM

niiice try David , for a second I thought I was back in my old darkroom
that was packed down 12 years ago

she shuold do alot more photo work , she is good
and if you ever ever want to write a handbook …. ups I ment learningbook
then let her take the serie of pictures to it, she seems to have some tehcnical
understanding too

have a great weekend David

Dennis

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David Craig

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#11 posted 10-02-2010 04:08 PM

Thanks all for the look and the comments. I passed them along. I guess she used to be really into photography and, due to life, had to back away for a little while. We all know how that goes when you have a passion and no time to explore it. I am helping her get back to work with the camera.

Jim Hamilton – You are right, my ugly mug doesn’t make much of a subject :) I have some old tools and items I picked up over time that I would like her to make subjects of for poster sized prints in my living room. I have cobbler tools and old handmade toolboxes, some old Stanley items, etc. I will share anything that might interest the community here :)

Have a great weekend all of you,

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#12 posted 10-05-2010 07:40 AM

I love the first one – that’s something you should frame.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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