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Forum topic by Jerry Earley posted 03-14-2010 12:27 AM 1071 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jerry Earley

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03-14-2010 12:27 AM

Topic tags/keywords: barn wood reclaimed floors post

Currently working on reclaiming an entire 100+ year old house and a 100+ year old barn. Problem not enough time in a day. Both place have lots of great pieces. Saved 10 doors today and will reclaim much more next week with two full days to work.

-- Jerry Earley ( Perserving the American Wood Heritage One Barn at a Time)


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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 03-14-2010 03:50 PM

Sounds like a hard but fun job.

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

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#2 posted 03-14-2010 05:23 PM

Are the door casings unique or just run of the mill? I like old buildings and barns. Find any great timbers yet?

-- Methods are many,Principles are few.Methods change often,Principles never do.

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Jerry Earley

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#3 posted 03-14-2010 10:21 PM

Heres one of the post recovered yesterday.

-- Jerry Earley ( Perserving the American Wood Heritage One Barn at a Time)

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Wood_smith

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#4 posted 03-14-2010 11:47 PM

See, what you need to do is go to a candle shop, and buy a long lasting candle that lets you burn it at both ends. Then you will have enough hours in the day for your project! ;-)

Oh, and good luck, looks like a lot of fun…

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch, http://www.kerrywoodworking.com

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