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Maleny Wood Fest. #2: The Wood

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1907 days ago 1532 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Out for the day at the Maleny Wood Fest. Part 2 of Maleny Wood Fest. series Part 3: Some finished pieces »

Here be some pics of the timber.,.

and a portable Lucas Mill fror slabbing

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and this slab is $2500.00

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My good friend George with his western Queensland timbers. I bought some ‘hairy oak’ from him.[ pics to follow in another post]
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-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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jcame

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#1 posted 1907 days ago

I wish we had get togethers like this in the States, It would be awesome!!

-- Jed,Ala,jmwoodworks057.com

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snowdog

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#2 posted 1907 days ago

To true, but we can wish for it. I’ll have to look around here and see if there are any shows like this for the summer. North East PA

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1907 days ago

I would have found it difficult to come away from there without a truck-load of wood (and maxing out my credit card, of course)!

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Karson

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#4 posted 1907 days ago

Some great looking woods.

Nice series of blogs.

-- 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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Julian

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#5 posted 1907 days ago

I’m with the rest of you. It would be nice to see an event like this in the states.

I have the same affliction. I can’t go anywhere where there is wood being cut, and NOT walk away with an empty wallet.

I hope to have a collection like Karson some day.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1907 days ago

Lots of great wood. I want one in my neighborhood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Don K.

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#7 posted 1907 days ago

I agree with all said all ready. Wish we had events like that here, if we did, I would be broker than I am already.

Thanks for the pictures.

-- Don S.E. OK

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milehigh

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#8 posted 1907 days ago

I waht that slabin the 9th photo for $350.00. Will you pick that up for me? I wood be broke if i went there. Thanks for sharing Larry

Paul

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Napaman

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#9 posted 1906 days ago

very nice

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1906 days ago

Lots of fine timbers!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 1905 days ago

Nice stuff !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Pete_Jud

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#12 posted 1905 days ago

I fell in love with some of the wood I saw in Kuranda at a tag sale a few years ago. I would have been very overweight on Quantas on the way home. You have some great stuff to work with with out the transportation costs and markups that we in the US have to deal with.

-- Life is to short to own an ugly boat.

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mikethetermite

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#13 posted 1759 days ago

Getting ready to cut Maple that we planted 45 years ago, and Ash. They cannot begin to compare with your lumber Larry.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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