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06-10-2013 03:53 AM

Topic tags/keywords: green wood

They work with wood… Are they woodworkers?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill


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#1 posted 06-10-2013 03:58 AM

i don’t know gary

they could be up there having lunch

or it could be a ‘natural’ elevator
in a hotel lobby atrium

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 06-10-2013 03:59 AM

Or does the wood WORK them???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 06-10-2013 04:08 AM

i’d be too busy checking my pooped pants, to wonder about anything..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 06-10-2013 04:08 AM

Well if that’s true David, these guys believe in getting high for lunch

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 06-10-2013 04:26 AM

looks like they’re tree huggers to me.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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#6 posted 06-10-2013 06:34 AM

Technically Lumberjacks. But yeah I would have to check my drawers. LOL

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#7 posted 06-10-2013 02:00 PM

I couldn’t let go long enough to check my pants.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 06-10-2013 02:05 PM

I am wondering how they climbed that, if there were one or two others on the other side of the tree to
flip the safety/climbing rope up as they climbed, on a smaller tree/pole it is easy to do by yourself, on this
one it would be difficult. They always said I was not smart enough to be afraid of heights, I think this would
be fun. I wonder if they were climbing it to top it before they cut through the base to fall it. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#9 posted 06-10-2013 02:16 PM

...the original ‘Wood Whisper’ers.’

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#10 posted 06-10-2013 03:15 PM

I’d want a parachute instead of a hard hat.

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#11 posted 06-10-2013 05:43 PM

Gus asks a good question. How did they get up there. And how much higher would they need to go? Sure wouldn’t be me

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#12 posted 06-10-2013 05:59 PM

Saw a documentary on a guy that did this for studying trees. Would go 350 or more feet up in the Redwoods. Shot a lead line out of a crossbow and they used that to pull his climbing rope up. Didn’t go into the climbing technique after that, and I wouldn’t know the tricks anyway, but it seemed like he could hang and climb in mid air on the rope. These guys look like they’re doing it a little differently, but maybe you just can’t see the rope.

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#13 posted 06-10-2013 07:47 PM

I think they’re CRAZY with a Death Wish…

A W E S O M E !!

Is this for REAL… or a PhotoShop thing…?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#14 posted 06-10-2013 09:52 PM

Don’t know for sure, Joe. Don’t think it’s shopped because I took it from an article my brother sent me. Never know…...

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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