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11-27-2012 11:19 PM

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 11-28-2012 12:05 AM

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 11-28-2012 03:13 PM

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 11-28-2012 03:58 PM

Cool, wish there were more pics

-- Joel

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#4 posted 12-02-2012 08:38 AM

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 12-02-2012 01:46 PM

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

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#6 posted 12-14-2012 05:08 AM

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 12-14-2012 05:12 AM

Thanks for the cool link.

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#8 posted 12-14-2012 02:36 PM

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