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Going to local shows. #19: A funny thing happened on the way to the show...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 05-22-2010 10:21 PM 1077 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 18: What a day! Part 19 of Going to local shows. series Part 20: Timber Timber and More Timber »

Driving down the Bruce Highway … going to the Brisbane Timber and Working with Wood Show… minding my own business…. enjoying the sound of my Ute purring along…..

Looked across at the Car next to me… a small Hyundai Compact… and the two blokes in the car are all smiles and thumbs up… made my day that the Ute is appreciated and they were not afraid to show their feelings…

A little further down the road and looking in the rear view mirror there is a large black mass behind me… dang…. a 1960 Chevrolet Belair… nice…

Next set of traffic lights just in the outskirts we are joined by a 1965 Ford Falcon Stationwagon…

This blew me away… It was an Omen … I was about to have another great day…

And I did…at least two TWCs now have new owners and maybe a few more will be leaving soon…My boards were well received but only a few went to new homes … and I still have all the walnut… maybe Sundays are better…

The ute is a good display stand for some of the European Walnut and Cherry I had for sale..

Just thought I would share this little tale with you all..

My next post will be a review style about a Western Australian Timber Co that was at the show…
Slab 'n' Burl Hardwoods.

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



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blackcherry

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#1 posted 05-22-2010 11:28 PM

It all good Larry the cars , wood and the TWC your are living the life…stay happy my friend G-DAY…BC

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#2 posted 05-22-2010 11:38 PM

have fun my friend…

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

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#3 posted 05-23-2010 12:26 AM

Weird and wild about the cars. I’m confused you talk about a 65 ford falcon wagon but call your truck a ute where in the states we just call it a falcon pick up’.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-23-2010 03:15 AM

A’int life great! Glad you are having fun, and the show is going good.
Bill

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#5 posted 05-23-2010 03:21 AM

good on you , mate !

-- 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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#6 posted 05-23-2010 03:27 AM

Nice Larry.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 05-23-2010 06:38 AM

Looking good from here Larry!! Hope you sell a truck load tomorrow!! WEll, actually hope you sold them today (your time) :-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 05-23-2010 11:57 AM

Makes me think back in time. My very first car, my father gave me was a 1965 Ford Falcon, it wasn’t a stationwagon. It had a 160 special with 3 on the tree shifting. Loved that car. I also owened a 1957 Ford F100. It had a 223 straight 6 in it. I dont know how it looks now, I sold it to a guy that totaly did a frame up restore on it..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#9 posted 08-15-2010 06:58 PM

Fun with cars and wood, life is good. Believe it or not Larry, I just got the email notification of this post dated 22/5 a few days ago! One more little curiosity that life sends us from time to time.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 08-16-2010 08:18 AM

Mike, You do have to wonder what goes on with these messages that show up weeks later that have been spooling around at the speed of light, don’t you? :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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