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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #66: A Spirit of Meekness In Wood

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Blog entry by frank posted 03-19-2010 04:06 AM 868 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A Spirit of Meekness In Wood


….simple goes the chisel,
the meek inherit the wood,
cherry moves my hand
….
—by flp

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What a challenge it is today in this milieu of character ambiance, to turn off all machines and work for days in the simple simplicity of hand tools. And may I add that at times I still use those machine tools, but no-thing gives the flavor of satisfaction that comes from paring the wood by hand.

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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lew

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#1 posted 03-19-2010 06:34 AM

So glad to see you are writing, working and enjoying life.

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

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Kindlingmaker

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#2 posted 03-19-2010 01:30 PM

I had a hard time knowing what it really felt like to work wood by hand until I learned to sharpen my tools. A laborious task turned to sweet music…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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