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504 days ago

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2012/11/23/eighteenth-century-woodworker-shop-found-duxbury-said-one-kind/ou50acy7YQ5xwTlEFI05XK/story.html?s_campaign=sm_tw

I thought I’d share this with you.

Only one pic, but the article is pretty informative about this old place. I bet it still smells the way it did back then.

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#1 posted 504 days ago

Neat find! I wonder if someday someone will stand in one of our houses wondering how the big hunk of cast iron with it’s antiquated wheels and an actual switch not a touch screen worked? Heh…

-- Brian

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#2 posted 504 days ago

His reaction is as good as mine! My jaw just dropped to the floor. It is a true wonder.

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#3 posted 504 days ago

Cool, wish there were more pics

-- Joel

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#4 posted 500 days ago

a pretty cool find. i too wish there were more pictures. i wonder if the “swarze will be coming by to investigate? with
high tech cameras,magnifying glasses,special inferred lights,black lights,time elapsed chemicals,specialy turned and forged awls to pick apart the wood fibers in varius corners, of the work areas.

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#5 posted 500 days ago

very cool article…my friend is from that time I gotta ask him about him when i see him today

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#6 posted 488 days ago

Wasn’t there another thread on this on here? I can’t find it now… there was a lot more pictures attached.

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#7 posted 488 days ago

Thanks for the cool link.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 488 days ago

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