1001 Aussie Sheds #2: Episode #2... George's Shed

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Blog entry by degoose posted 04-05-2010 02:10 PM 1478 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Episode #1 ... Kens Shed. Part 2 of 1001 Aussie Sheds series Part 3: Keith Yarkers Shed. »

The other day I got a call from a good mate of mine… George McNab… asking if I could use some small offcuts of Hairy Oak..

Some of you may have seen George at various Wood Shows… he is a supplier of Western Queensland Timbers… for boxes and pens.

It seems he had been cutting up some logs and the bits that were of no use to him, he was going to chip…I was over like a shot.. in the Ute..

There actually was a huge pile and with the Good Lazy Wife in tow… I did not have the time to load all the timber.. so I grabbed a wheelbarrow load and make arrangements to visit during the week with my other good mate Col in his ute..and we can split the spoils.. If you look in the video you will see the pile..

I reckon that we might just fit it all in one ute load…Some of it will end up as lids and inserts for Col’s famous Boxes.. Stay tuned for episode #3… Col’s Shed.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 04-05-2010 02:17 PM

Great video Larry, and your freind George has a great little setup going on there.Waiting on #3 of 1001 sheds

-- Roscoe in Iowa

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#2 posted 04-05-2010 03:14 PM

looks good Larry
ceep let them come


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#3 posted 04-05-2010 03:15 PM

Yes a great video Larry. You are getting the movement under control/

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 04-05-2010 03:18 PM


man I wish I friends with that guy lol
nice video larry!

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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#5 posted 04-05-2010 03:45 PM

Cool vid. George is drowning in hairy oak.

-- Troy Bouffard || Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) ||

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#6 posted 04-05-2010 04:09 PM

What a collection of wood…’s always good to have a bud with leftovers to be reaped!!!

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#7 posted 04-05-2010 04:24 PM

What, no theme song? Sigh….promising singing career, over before it started. ;o)

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#8 posted 04-05-2010 04:27 PM

well done larry ,

and only 999 to go !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#9 posted 04-05-2010 04:37 PM

All that wonderful lumber! Anytime i get around a lumbeeryard or a friend with a sawmill and kiln I feel like a kid in a candy store…NICE !!!

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#10 posted 04-05-2010 04:39 PM

You are one lucky dawg, to have a friend to have a barn full of beautiful wood. And he probably gave it away, truth be told. Like I said you are lucky Larry!!

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

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#11 posted 04-05-2010 04:56 PM

Nice way to visit a friend and get a load of timber at the same time.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#12 posted 04-05-2010 05:02 PM

Great video Larry nice smooth transitions and good content super job there Mate. A cool visit at Georges shed

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 04-06-2010 09:49 PM

Well done, Larry.

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#14 posted 04-07-2010 03:07 PM

Great video. I was one of the folks that commented on the rapid movement in your first video. This one was just fine. Very pleasing to watch and I don’t feel dizzy.

I can’t wait till the next episode!
Keep up the great editing.


-- -> Malta, IL -<

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#15 posted 04-08-2010 07:03 PM

Well done video Larry. I wouldn’t be surprised if you quit woodworking to go into film production instead! Every time I see the wood there I’m tempted to move to Australia. The weather looks pretty good too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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