record plant , a recording studio

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Project by patron posted 07-29-2009 11:52 PM 3547 views 2 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a recording studio in sausalito california ,
i did in ‘79 , when i was 25 .
the first photo is the entrance to the studio ,
this is where i meet john lennon on opening night .
then van morrison came and joined the conversation .
i finally got this picture , but as it was 11×14 i had to
take it to a photo copy place and have them make a cd disk
from it , but the format was wrong it wont allow me to edit it .
after2 days waiting for them to do something , i just put it on the floor and took a picture of the picture !
the rest of the pics. are other places in the studio,
that i don’t have many pics. of .
i am very proud of the floor , as it was a real challenge to do ,
i wanted to do it in hardwoods , but the owner wanted to make
it like an old western worn floor .
so it got made of redwood ( groan ) and doug fir !
my thoughts were tree of life and mountains and sky behind .
hope you like it .

-- 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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#1 posted 07-29-2009 11:58 PM

Wow David you met john lennon and van morrison i hope they complmented you on your work as im sure you did on thiers


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#2 posted 07-30-2009 12:05 AM

Hey Bud
This floor ,wall,door and bird are spectacular outrageously beautiful and a master build , Wow John Lennon & Van Morrison, they were so lucky to meet you. Great great work David.

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#3 posted 07-30-2009 12:09 AM

Wow. That is some seriously meticulous work. Very impressive.

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#4 posted 07-30-2009 12:09 AM

john said to me ,” were both trying to turn the world on ” !
and van said ” i’m building a recording studio in my house ” ,
and i said , ” yes i know , i made the window , between the studio and the control room ” .
he then said , ” that’s the best thing in the studio ” !

-- 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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#5 posted 07-30-2009 12:37 AM

Beautiful work, David!! Far out stuff!! I have vinyl in the archives that was recorded there. If I remember right, Led Zep and many others did work there as well…
Forgive me, but I’m a little envious of not only your woodworking skills, but also your experiences and memories!! You should write a book!! “Patron’s Long and Winding Road” or “David’s Long, Strange Trip”!! :-)
Thanks, as always, for sharing your work, thoughts, and life with all of us. You’re a Good Man, my Friend!! Be Well!! Michael C.

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#6 posted 07-30-2009 12:44 AM

Great work. The woodworking is fantastic.

-- 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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#7 posted 07-30-2009 01:19 AM

David, way cool !! You have such awesome life experiences….and talent!! That would have been even more beautiful in hardwood. I guess some customers tastes stop at two tone blah, glad you think in multi-color!!


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#8 posted 07-30-2009 01:48 AM

Awesome work, you are a true craftsman.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#9 posted 07-30-2009 02:00 AM

Wow what talent you have man oh man I have never seen anything like that and you meeting John and Van what a treat ,thanks a lot for showing us you talent.

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#10 posted 07-30-2009 02:22 AM

Very cool

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#11 posted 07-30-2009 02:44 AM

David, your woodworking is fantastic and your life experiences most interesting. Thanks for sharing both.

-- John @

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#12 posted 07-30-2009 03:26 AM

Man, I sure am glad you joined this site.
Your work is unbelievable and your stories are outta this world.
I have to admit, I look for any of your postings as soon as I log on.

Thanks again.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#13 posted 07-30-2009 04:48 AM

absolutely the best … you really are famous

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#14 posted 07-30-2009 05:27 AM

Very impressive work as always. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 07-30-2009 06:47 AM

your work is admirable, felicidades primo

-- Sorry I do not speak English very well, nor write, but I learn

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