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Bur Oak

Sorry I haven’t been too responsive lately. Things have gotten busy!

Today two friends and I cycled out to the Bur Oak

Locally celebrated as the oldest tree around. 320 more words


Antique Bureau Desk France Oak

This one is “very antique”, should there be such a thing. Made in France in the early 1800’s this solid and substantial desk with fold down writing surface is a potential museum piece. 69 more words


Another Great Antique furniture find!

Found this lovely oak chest of draws at a tag sale for $35! Isn’t it beautiful?! 154 more words


A few years ago I was part of a team doing an environmental assessment for a local road project.  When I saw these trees giant bur oaks (all around four-and-a-half feet diameter at breast height), I knew I’d be among the last to see them. 221 more words

Another One Bites the Dust!

Picking up where I left off yesterday, I formed pintles on the back piece, and cut the hinge cleats.

Before pinning the carcass together, I cut out the pine bottom, and chamfered all four edges. 104 more words

"I'm Working On It..."

Something Quite Special...

The Inherited 17th century Chair

“A chair with a story to tell” seems almost absurd as an epithet for an English chair such as this that dates from sometime around the 1650s. 446 more words

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A Walking Meditation

I was lucky enough to have most of a day to myself in the middle of the school holidays, which I chose to spend doing a very mini-vision quest in the form of a walking meditation. 782 more words

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