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Forum topic by summerfi posted 06-24-2014 02:32 AM 7949 views 7 times favorited 334 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-24-2014 02:32 AM

There are some really cool old woodworking pictures “out there”. This is a thread to share them with other LJ members. I’ll start it out, but feel free to post your additions too.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html


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#1 posted 06-24-2014 02:33 AM

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#2 posted 06-24-2014 02:34 AM

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#3 posted 06-24-2014 02:37 AM

It’s not that old of a photo and its more construction than woodworking, but I took this photo and it has always struck me as being classic and timeless and seemed appropriate

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

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#4 posted 06-24-2014 03:00 AM

Old lumber mill

This is just a portion of the whole picture, which is huge.

Got it from shorpy.com – tons of old photos and they’re all huge and crystal clear. You can get lost for hours looking at the stuff there.

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#5 posted 06-24-2014 06:21 AM

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#6 posted 06-24-2014 06:38 AM

Lots to be seen here Bob: http://www.pinterest.com/laveronline/photography-vintage-timber-images/

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#7 posted 06-24-2014 01:37 PM

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#8 posted 06-24-2014 01:52 PM

Colonel Travis,
That’s a shop used to make prosthetics.
Though it wasn’t as old as the pic, I had use of a shop that did that sort of work. It was kinda creepy at first, but the folks who worked there were craftsmen none the less.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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#9 posted 06-25-2014 01:06 AM

Nice link Andy. Bob, I think there was a blog about that picture in the top post on the Lostartspress blog.

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#10 posted 06-25-2014 01:42 PM

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#11 posted 06-26-2014 01:38 PM

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#12 posted 06-26-2014 01:41 PM

That picture makes me jealous!

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#13 posted 06-26-2014 01:52 PM

I ran across the top picture last just last week. I will be checking the web site that the Colonel posted before days end.
If you are looking for something, just hang in there. It will show up on LJ.

-- You can't trust a dog to guard your food.

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#14 posted 06-26-2014 04:41 PM

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#15 posted 06-27-2014 03:53 PM

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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