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08-31-2017 05:46 PM

Topic tags/keywords: more wood

Picked up the second half of the wood today from the guy that had to quit. He was sad to see the last of it go on the truck, but I showed him pictures of my woodworking and that helped him by knowing it will be used for good projects. I gave away one of the burls and a couple pieces of quilted maple the other night. My offer still stands for any local Jocks to contact me and I will share some of this wood with them.

Here is a couple pics of the whole lot in my garage.


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#1 posted 08-31-2017 05:51 PM

Congrats buddy. Great score! Should set you up for many years to come!

-- Dave - http://kelleycrafts.com/ - pen blanks - knife scales - turning tools

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#2 posted 08-31-2017 06:48 PM

What do you suppose those long rolling
pin things were used for?

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#3 posted 08-31-2017 07:56 PM

Man you still suck Dan! I wish Kentucky was a little closer (and trust me, I’ve NEVER said that before!)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#4 posted 08-31-2017 08:30 PM

Wow again Dan. Building a house?

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#5 posted 08-31-2017 10:12 PM



What do you suppose those long rolling
pin things were used for?

- Loren

Wondering the same thing.

-- "Duck and Bob would be out doin some farming with funny hats on." chrisstef

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#6 posted 08-31-2017 10:29 PM

My only guess is they came off a loom.

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#7 posted 08-31-2017 11:04 PM

Loren, those are the head and foot boards from an antique rope bed.

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#8 posted 08-31-2017 11:08 PM

really interesting. I’ve only seen rope beds
in a re-enactment context.

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#9 posted 08-31-2017 11:13 PM

Here is a picture I found.

After seeing the pictures, I have the side rails too.

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#10 posted 09-01-2017 12:36 AM

You be one lucky dawg! I’ve scored a little here or there, but this takes the cake, and the frosting!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#11 posted 09-01-2017 11:00 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone. I have more wood now than I will live to use. ;-)

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#12 posted 09-01-2017 12:45 PM

Ok I have two questions, maybe more. The two long boards with the hidden dovetails? Thoughts on what those were for and species?

And second, tell us more about that saw hidden in amongst the nice lumber score..

-- Gary, Texas

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#13 posted 09-01-2017 01:40 PM

I seen the saw also LMAO :<)) ....... VERY COOL LOOKING BED :<))

GRATZ YOU SUCK :<))

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#14 posted 09-01-2017 04:59 PM

Not sure about the dovetailed boards yet, with Harvey coming in just had time to get it unloaded and in the garage. There were some moldings in the rafters of his shop, when getting them down, we found 2 old wooden 5’ clamps and the 2 man saw. He said If I wanted them to take them, otherwise put them back in the rafters with the light bulbs for the next owner. Uhhhhhh…...I didn’t leave them behind. That saw is super sharp but I haven’t had time to really look to see what brand or model number may be on it. I’ll post about them later.

The head and foot boards are standing beside the side rails in that one picture. The side rails have holes every few inches that the rope threaded through. That one piece is 4’ X 5’ walnut table top, that is made of 3 pieces of wide wood.

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#15 posted 09-01-2017 05:02 PM

Picture #4 shows the ends of the clamps right over top of the saw in the truck.

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