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A interesting video from my friend Kova

by a1Jim
posted 12-30-2012 02:49 AM


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KOVA

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#1 posted 12-30-2012 03:02 AM

BIEN HECHO AMIGO ;-)
ME ENCANTA LA TÉCNICA PARA HACER LAS TEJAS
PORQUE NO SE DESPERDICIA NADA ;-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 12-30-2012 03:10 AM

sí ‘es muy eficiente, gracias por compartir esto con nosotros.

yes it’ is very efficient,thanks for sharing this with us.**

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodnewbee

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 03:38 AM

Thanks Jim I really enjoyed watching that video. Amazing skill.

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#4 posted 12-30-2012 03:39 AM

That was a very interesting video. Thanks for posting it. Now…..I just gotta find me a “practice” tree.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 12-30-2012 03:53 AM

Interesting way to make shingles. They must not have any cedar of there, eh?

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

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#6 posted 12-30-2012 04:29 AM

Great video. I found it very interesting. Old craftsmanship needs to be remembered.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#7 posted 12-30-2012 06:43 AM

Very nice video. very informative as well.

Thanks!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#8 posted 12-30-2012 07:09 AM

Very interesting video Jim. For the first time I understood what are shingles. Such videos should be carefully preserved.

Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 12-30-2012 07:59 AM

Nice video but FIR?? lasting twenty years on a roof?? I dunno…..................

-- mike...............

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#10 posted 12-30-2012 09:11 AM

now that was cool but what kind of tree’s were they my grand father used red oak.

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#11 posted 12-30-2012 10:22 AM

Thanks Jim, that was a fun video. It’s the first time I’ve seen or heard about knocking on trees to determine their density and grain direction. I bought a book; Green Woodwork by Mike Abbot a few years ago and learned many of the things shown in this video. I mainly used the skills to split logs and it was quite a revelation to me how easy it is to work with wet wood. I highly recommend the aforementioned book and it is still available on Amazon.com (although a quick search showed it to be pretty high priced).

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 12-30-2012 11:49 AM

Thanks Kova and Jim.
I really enjoyed this.

Mike

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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Howie

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#13 posted 12-30-2012 11:50 AM

Thanks Jim,very interesting.
Ah, that looked a lot like Joe Lyndon in there…....

-- Life is good.

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Bagtown

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#14 posted 12-30-2012 12:16 PM

Ah, that looked a lot like Joe Lyndon in there…….

hahahahahahahahahaha

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#15 posted 12-30-2012 12:23 PM

That was awesome. Makes the rest look like slackers….............lol.

-- Brent Golden www.intarsiaonthebay.com

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Roger

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#16 posted 12-30-2012 01:08 PM

Wow! Very kool and interesting. Thnx for the post Jim

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#17 posted 12-30-2012 02:35 PM

I really enjoyed this Kova and Jim! Thanks so much for posting it.

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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Bill White

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#18 posted 12-30-2012 03:33 PM

They sure do make it look easy. It would take me 6 mos. just to shingle a dog house.
But…..I do have a very nice old forged froe and a dogwood froe maul.
That was a very interesting vid. Too many of the classic skills are being lost. It also makes one appreciate those who came before.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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