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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #51: The Meaning of Patience

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Blog entry by frank posted 08-13-2009 05:01 AM 1033 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The Meaning of Patience

….sev-en-teen eight-y,
two thou-sand nine english barn,
my life-time seems small
….

….board and batten side,
old and new bring character,
patience works in me
….
—-by flp

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Thank you.
GODSPEED,
Frank
RusticWoodArt

rusticwoodman@gmail.com
http://frank.wordpress.com/

—-
’’....work smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood....’‘

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-13-2009 05:06 AM

thanks for sharing Frank

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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RobS

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#2 posted 08-13-2009 05:07 AM

Thanks for the pictures. A wonderful looking barn. Looks like an amazing place to work your art.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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kolwdwrkr

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#3 posted 08-13-2009 05:18 AM

I agree. That would be a great place to bring your artistic visions to life. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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lew

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#4 posted 08-13-2009 05:19 AM

Frank, I envy you.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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DocK16

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#5 posted 08-13-2009 05:24 AM

The building itself looks like Rustic Woodart.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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Karson

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#6 posted 08-13-2009 05:57 AM

Thanks Frank. A nice job on the recreation. The windows make it look airy and bright. I assume that you will be going for a red look on the windows on the left.

-- 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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Eli Adamit

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#7 posted 08-13-2009 07:43 AM

Nice Haiku, thank you frank.
At the school where I learnt “Woodcarving of Hans Kantor studio” we said all the time that to learn Woodcarving is first of all, to learn “Patience”

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#8 posted 08-13-2009 04:42 PM

Beautiful old barn Frank. I think of the farmers past that have used it to feed their families, and thank God there are people like you to repair and keep it from falling down. They are such a part of our history. I see so many old barns here in Michigan just collapsing due to disrepair and it really makes me sad. I thank God my Uncle, who recently past away, restored my grandfathers old barn. It is a Centennial Farm so it should be ok for a few years ahead. I also like your Haiku on Patience. Practicing patience is something I struggle with every day of my life. But to become a good soul or a good woodworker, patience indeed is a must. God Bless Old Friend.

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

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frank

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#9 posted 08-14-2009 04:23 AM

Thanks to all;
....for your comments and yes Karson, the red look is coming….plus also the two barn doors. Also I will be posting more pictures; some inside and some outside as time continues.

Thank you.
GODSPEED,
Frank

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/

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#10 posted 08-14-2009 04:52 AM

Thank you Frank for your inspiring writings and pictures…both your words and your rustic creations are truly provacative….I look forward to each – enjoying both the visual and the mental images they envoke…It is truly the spirit that drives this wonderful media we enjoy working with so much…

Peace..

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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