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10-11-2013 05:54 PM

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Every time I visit this attraction I have to come and look at this shop for a while, even if they are not doing anything at the time. This place is close to Springfield MO, so I did notice a few Grizzlies in the shop. Though most of the machines are quite old and powered by the system of belts that spans the ceiling. I was impressed by the jointer in one picture. I always think it would be a great thing to do after my retirement to be able to work in this shop. So who knows where these pictures were taken?

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.


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#1 posted 10-11-2013 07:23 PM

Bill,

I live about an hour and a half from Springfield, and we go up there some….Where is this shop located at…do you know the address…..?

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#2 posted 10-11-2013 08:05 PM

Since you asked, this is the woodshop at Silver Dollar City in Branson. We had season tickets this year and have been there about 15 times this summer. I will be back there again at Thanksgiving and will probably go look in again. You can not go into the shop, but there is a viewing area from the outside. They do scheduled demos, but I have missed those. Also at Silver Dollar City there is lathe area with several old lathes powered by steam. They make bats and lots of spoons.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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